Michael Jordan is back in the market to sell his estate in Highland Park, the affluent suburban municipality in Lake County, Illinois, United States.
The former American basketball player has relisted the 7.39-acre compound for $14.855 million, featuring a price cut of $1,145,000. This time the estate has come back on the market sporting half the original price of $29 million which it asked for when it was first listed over three years ago.The 56,000-square-foot estate that has accommodated Jordan family for more than two decades, failed to find new owners when put up for auction in 2013 followed by a listing at $16 million.The NBA Superstar’s estate welcomes with large gates marked with Twenty-three, Jordan’s longtime jersey number with the Chicago Bulls, and a number that has since become synonymous with the player and his brand.The MJ-owned home, reflects its owner’s lifestyle by being home to range of sports facilities including an indoor tennis court, a circular infinity pool, a putting green and a pond. Los Angeles Times also reports that an indoor basketball court customized by Jordan himself is outfitted with a regulation-sized court, motorized backboards and the “Jumpman” logo at center court.
Built in 1995 and renovated in 2009, the contemporary home includes nine bedrooms and 15 bathrooms across three stories.
Designed to be the haven of entertainment, it comes with a movie theater and a lounge/retreat complete with a cigar room, a poker room and also a wet bar.In between the main house and a guest wing is an entertainer’s pavilion set beneath a row of skylights. Also the property boasts of a climate-controlled garage with a parking facility for up to 15 vehicles.In addition to the Highland Park mansion, Jordan maintains a 28,000-square-foot estate in Jupiter, Fla.
Mauricio Umansky and Kofi Nartey of The Agency are handling the listing in collaboration with Chicago agent Katherine Malkin of Baird & Warner.Los Angeles Times
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