Many famous people like to live in the Miami area and for plenty of great reasons. Whether they are popular musicians, movie and television stars, or sports stars, they love all the fantastic things that Miami can offer. This includes things such as the gorgeous weather, naturally. It also includes the wonderful beaches and all there is to see and do in the area. From the boutiques and interesting shops to the many places to enjoy the nightlife, there is never a moment of boredom.
Those who are looking for luxury properties in the Miami area can often find a home for sale that once belonged to celebrities. Recently, retired NBA star Anfernee “Penny” Hardaway listed the home that he owned in Pinecrest. The listing price for the home is $3.799 million.
Penny Hardaway is one of the most popular players to have been in the NBA. In 1993, he was the third overall NBA draft pick, and he went on to play for the Orlando Magic, as well as the Phoenix Suns, the NY Knicks, and then the Miami Heat. His last season was as a guard of the Miami Heat in 2008. In addition to his illustrious career in the NBA, Hardaway was also on the U.S. men’s basketball team that won gold in the 1996 Olympics.
What will $3.799 million buy?
Of course, those who are interested in buying the home, will certainly want to know what this price will get them. The home for sale is located at 5940 Southwest 108 Street in Pinecrest is a Mediterranean-style home. It has six bedrooms, seven and a half bathrooms, and offers up 8,639 square feet. In this space, you will find some truly luxurious features that are not available in all homes in the area.
The property includes a basketball court, as well as a gym, which is ideal for those who want to stay in shape, or who want to get into better shape. The home also has a garage with enough space for six vehicles. The property also has a home theater and swimming pool.
The asking price of the home for sale, even though it is in the millions, does seem to be quite fair. When Hardaway bought the home in 2009, he paid $3.665 million for it. If he receives the asking price, he will have made just $134,000 on the sale of the property. Given the great location and all of the amenities on the property, it still seems like a very good deal.
Why is his home for sale?
One of the big questions that you might be asking is just why Hardaway would be selling such a great home. The answer is simple: he owns other properties, and he is spending most of his time in Memphis, TN, the town where he grew up. It doesn’t make sense to have another property in Miami.
If you are interested in buying a true luxury property in the Miami area, you will certainly want to consider this property. If you don’t buy the Hardaway house, don’t worry. You can still find plenty of great luxury homes and condos available.