Expensive Mansion of Sports Stars
Buying cars to build a huge collection or buying lavish luxury mansions, sports stars are always a top buyer all around the world. As we know, famous sports stars are also super rich and never hesitate to spend money like anything to satisfy their super lifestyle. They are always fond of huge properties to construct their dream home whenever they want to.
Besides charity and social works they also spend huge amount of cash just to live in a posh neighborhood in their ultra-posh estate. They built their own personal grounds for their favorite sports, huge garages to accommodate their luxury car collection and always keep a sharp eye on the properties they like around the world. So here is the list of 10 most expensive mansion of sports stars.
10 Most Expensive Mansion of Sports Stars
10. Barry Bonds
Situated in the ultra-exclusive guard-gated North Beverly Park, Baseball legend Barry Bond is the proud owner of this huge Italian-style mansion. The home has 30-foot ceilings, hand-painted Trompe L’oeil murals, Italian Travertine and imported limestone flooring. It even has a 12-seat movie theater, commercial-grade gym, spa and massive outdoor kitchen. This Robert Sinclair-designed estate covers 17,100 square feet of living space including seven bedrooms, 13 baths, a wood-paneled library, and a full-service spa along with circular motor court, water fountain and a separate two-story guest house.The property also has a 2,100-square foot sports court that can be used to play different sports, including basketball and paddle tennis.
9. Wayne Rooney
The wealthy Manchester United striker, who also owns a £5 million house in Barbados and an apartment in Florida,currently lives in his Prestbury palace with his wife Coleen Rooney and his baby boy Kai.The English (one of all time best striker in football) superstar has also achieved quite a lot in his private life, being the owner of a mega-mansion in Cheshire which is not far from teammates like Van Persie, Rio Ferdinand’s home. This huge property costs an estimated $17.83 million; about $1.57 million alone was spent on preparing the build-site.Inside Wayne Rooney’s house lie a cinema, conservatory, sports stadium and statues.Its bathrooms are decorated with gold-plated taps and lavatory seats. A large games room also adds to the value of the mansion, with video games, pinball machines, a 1950s style jukebox and golf simulator completing it.
8. Pete Sampras
This former Tennis legend and one of all time Greatest is always on the top lists when it comes to sports career or the passion to buy luxury homes. He scooped a lavish property in Lake Sherwood, California. This marvelous property comes with 7 bedrooms, 10 bathrooms, breakfast bar, theater room, pool, gym, and spa for this legend.This whole property covers with a long private driveway, while the main house spans approx. 13,000 square feet, there is also a separate 2000 sq. ft. gym, and a 1200 square ft. fully contained guest house. The entire estate covers 16,177 square feet of luxury place, while it comes with a price tag of $19.9 Million. This architectural work of art features a wonderful blend of teak, white oak and Angier woods. There are imported stones and the absolute highest quality finishes available in the mansion.