TAMPA, Florida – What would it be like to live in a house owned by the boss?
If you’ve got the cash to spend, George Steinbrenner’s Florida home is up for sale. The asking price has actually been slashed – the 13,480 square foot, nearly one acre estate in Tampa owned by the late New York Yankees owner sells for $ 4.4 million, down from $ 1.3 million. dollars, the price Tampa Bay Times reported.
The house, built in 1958 and renovated in 2001, is one of the largest in the prestigious Palma Ceia golf course.
Tampa Real Estate Agent Toni Everett said to Times than the price of house with seven bedrooms and nine bathrooms was lowered because many potential buyers prefer a more contemporary home and don’t want to invest a lot of money in renovations. The house was originally listed in May 2019.
“We had offers, they just weren’t the right ones,” Everett told the newspaper.
Steinbrenner and his wife, Joan Steinbrenner, bought the house in 2000 for $ 3.8 million, according to the Times. George Steinbrenner died in 2010 and Joan Steinbrenner lived in the house until his death in 2018, the newspaper reported.
The two-story home also has three half baths, two elevators and three laundry rooms, a pool, library, office and media room, according to Everett. SEO. There are large bedrooms on both floors, with a kitchenette, bathroom and two walk-in closets on the second floor.
Steinbrenner bought the Yankees in 1973 for almost $ 8.8 million. According to Forbes, the franchise is now worth $ 5 billion among major league baseball franchises.
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