Former Alaska Governor, Sarah Palin, has put her gated estate in Scottsdale, Arizona up for $2.499 million. The stunning property belonging to American politician, commentator and author who has served as the ninth Governor of Alaska is being marketed by Keller Williams Arizona Realty in Fountain Hills. Sarah_Palin_arizona_estateThe 51 year old, who has served as the first female governor of Alaska, had bought the property in 2011 for $1.7 million. Sarah_Palin_arizona_estate_2The sprawling estate which was built in 2001 comes with its own private heated swimming pool and spa. It also boasts of a lighted sports court and wine cellar as well as a six-car garage.Sarah_Palin_arizona_estate_3Set at the end of a wraparound driveway behind a private gated entrance, the 8,000-square-foot home features six bedrooms and six and a half bathrooms.Sarah_Palin_arizona_estate_4The main house boasts of Santa Barbara, Tuscan and Spanish styles while the high ceilings, chandeliers and wrought-iron railings make a distinctive statement.Sarah_Palin_arizona_estate_5While one of the master suites includes a rooftop deck, other notable features of the estate include a media room/theater, a wine cellar and living spaces, rendering in mountain views.Sarah_Palin_arizona_estate_6 Sarah_Palin_arizona_estate_8 Sarah_Palin_arizona_estate_7The resort-themed backyard is ideal for entertainment as it features fireplaces off the covered patio and veranda. Sarah_Palin_arizona_estate_10A built-in grill station, a fire pit, a pool, a spa, water-saving synthetic lawn and a lighted sports court complete the more than four-acre equestrian-zoned grounds.Sarah_Palin_arizona_estate_9 Sarah_Palin_arizona_estate_11Los Angeles Times