NBA legend Shaquille O'Neal is saying goodbye to his slice of paradise in Windermere, Fla. With the help of Tiffany Pantozzi from Side Real Estate Inc., O'Neal reportedly sold his mega-mansion for a whopping $16.5 million, which is still a pending offer.
He first bought the property for $3.95 million in 1993 — just three years after it was built —and previously tried to list his abode for $28 million in 2018. The retired athlete re-listed the home four more times before it sold.
Although he may be about to accept a deal for $12 million under asking price, a $16.5 million check isn't too bad of a settlement.
According to Mansion Global, Shaq is selling his Florida home because his job as an analyst for TNT's Inside The NBA has kept him in Atlanta for large chunks of time.
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Shaq's mega-mansion sits on nearly four acres of western facing waterfront property and offers panoramic views of Lake Butler.
The grandiose living room features oversized windows with magnificent views of the water, a marble fireplace and a wood paneled ceiling.
The new owner can entertain while preparing a meal for guests in their sleek and spacious chef's kitchen with island, separate breakfast island and built-in stainless steel appliances.
Fit for a 7'1" legend! Shaq's impressive master suite, with a wall of windows and elaborate ceiling, emphasizes the unique flair of the mansion.
The breathtaking views from the office will make it challenging to get frustrated during a work call.
If the new owner doesn't want to take a dip in the lake, they can enjoy the 95 ft. swimming pool with a huge rock waterfall.
Who wouldn't want to own the basketball court Shaq used to practice in?
The 17+ car showroom-style garage, cigar bar with walk-in humidor and wine storage and soundproof home theater make it clear as to why Shaq held onto his mansion for so long.
The 12-bedroom, 15-bath mansion is ideal for entertaining, as it offers seamless indoor-outdoor living and an abundance of amenities.
Shaq's mansion proves to be paradise for anyone who enjoys sunshine, seclusion and living the life of luxury.