News

Michael Jordan House For Sale - NBA Legend Puts Chicago Mansion On Auction; 7-Hectare Property Has Full Indoor Court

By Staff Writer | October 19, 2013 06:53 AM EDT

Indoor basketball court at Michael Jordan's Chicago home (Concierge Auctions Facebook)
(Photo : Facebook)

 

Michael Jordan is really going on the next phase of his life. He has to leave the city that brought him to glory.

His Airness recently remarried (after settling a $168million divorce) and has a sprawling mansion in Florida.

He is currently the owner of the Charlotte Bobcats. He doesn't have any long-term reason to stay in Chicago. In his own words: "My kids are grown now and I don't need a large house in Chicago. It was time for some warmer weather down at my new home in Florida." 

Like Us on Facebook

The description of the house and the auctioneer details from Wall Street Journal: "The 7.39-acre property is in Highland Park, a suburb 30 minutes north of Chicago. The contemporary-style home has nine bedrooms and 19 bathrooms. According to the auction company, it also has a three-bedroom guest wing, an outdoor tennis court, pool pavilion and entertaining area, a deep water pond, putting green and three climate-controlled multicar garages.

Mr. Jordan bought the land on which the property was built in 1991. The home was finished a few years later, and he says he moved into the house in 1994. Mr. Jordan said he decided to sell the home at auction because "some of the best things in the world are sold at auction, and I've seen that this is the beginning of a trend for selling unique, one-of-a-kind homes."

New York-based Concierge Auctions will hold the live auction on Nov. 22 in cooperation with Ms. Malkin of Baird & Warner. There is no minimum reserve, but bidders will have the opportunity to submit opening bids before the auction. A $250,000 deposit is required to bid."

 

 

Featured Video : KIM JAEJOONG LAST DRAMA

Tagged :  world news

Featured

Comeback / Teaser / Music Video 08.30.14 | 07:40PM EDT

Super Junior Doesn't Think EXO Is A Rival

Back with the sizzling new single "Mamacita," Super Junior is once again in the spotlight. What do they think about competing with their younger label-mates EXO?

Editorial 08.30.14 | 07:33PM EDT

Best K-Pop Songs Of Summer 2014: Male Groups

Summer is winding down and we are here to help you re-live the hottest jams of the season! [Poll]

OP-ED 08.30.14 | 12:29PM EDT

Did JJCC Fail To Deliver On The Hype With Their First Album? [Opinion]

Jackie Chan’s JJCC released their first mini album at an inopportune time. Did it affect the group's success overall?

Comeback / Teaser / Music Video 08.28.14 | 07:47AM EDT

5 Ways That 'Mamacita' Teasers Highlight Super Junior’s Style

Even after being out of the Korean spotlight for several years, Super Junior's comeback has familiar aspects.

KpopStarz Is Looking For Enthusiastic Entertainment Contributors Reach Millions On The Web
Real Time Analytics