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Don't like to deal with the laundry? Pick up the phone and a staff drone will take care of it all, not to mention arrange to water the plants, walk the pooch and detail the car.

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And don't fret over safety, not with what the building refers to on its Web site as "bio-metric fingerprint readers," nifty little gadgets that control entry to the residents' floors.

When the grit of city living becomes too much, the McCains can choose among -- count 'em -- three beachfront pads in California.

There's the condo in La Jolla and two more in, yes, the same building in Coronado.

The McCains had survived with just one apartment in Coronado, but Cindy felt compelled to add another this year, apparently after tiring of sharing the digs with their four kids.

"When I bought the first one, my husband, who is not a beach person, said, 'Oh, this is such a waste of money; the kids will never go,' " Cindy McCain told Vogue. "Then it got to the point where they used it so much I couldn't get in the place. So I bought another one."

Cindy McCain, a beer distributorship heiress, is the cash engine behind the couple's real estate moves. It was she who sold their nine-bedroom Phoenix mansion -- the house where she grew up -- in 2006.

She also bought them a place in Arlington, where he spends much of the year.

What's a senator to do when he's away from home?

For $847,000, the McCains got themselves a three-bedroom apartment in a building that features balconies, patios and "climate controlled access to Metro," according to one real estate agent's description.

And when they tire of the building's indoor pool, the McCains can always dive into the one outdoors.

Living large.


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