The Ashes paid $485,000 for the property in March 2009. The 2,580-square-foot house was built in 1914 in the Mt. Pleasant neighborhood.
Whitman is a policy analyst and advocate at The Institute for Inclusive Security, which provides policymakers, activists and academics with strategies for including women in peace processes.
She attended Harvard University and the University of Cambridge.
According to BlockShopper.com, there were 4,155 home sales in Washington in 2008, with a median sales price of $375,000.
Address: 1614 Hobart Street NW
Buyer(s): Tobie E Whitman and Daniel J Yates
Seller(s): Elizabeth A Ash and Phillip A Ash
Sale date: Sep. 28, 2009