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New 'Cottage' At Maine Compound For Jeb Bush

SWEETWATER, FL - MAY 18:  Former Florida Governor and potential Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush speaks to supporte
SWEETWATER, FL - MAY 18: Former Florida Governor and potential Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush speaks to supporters during a fundraising event at the Jorge Mas Canosa Youth Center on March 18, 2015 in Sweetwater, Florida. Mr. Bush is thought to be seeking to run for the Republican nomination but he has yet to formally announce his intentions. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine — Jeb Bush, who has a longtime relationship with this seaside town where generations of Bushes have vacationed, is having a house built for him at the family compound on Walker’s Point, with a wraparound porch and expansive views of the Atlantic Ocean.

The home, on a 1.3-acre site assessed by the town at $1.4 million, was initiated for him by his mother and father, who have tried to preserve the family ties to the picturesque property.

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