Magic Johnson’s former mansion, complete with a basketball court, asks $14.5 million

Magic Johnson’s former mansion, complete with a basketball court, asks $14.5 million

In Bel-Air, a customized mansion constructed for Lakers legend Magic Johnson has surfaced on the market at $14.5 million. It’s the primary time the house has hit the market in over a decade.

Tucked among the many canyons in guard-gated Moraga Estates, the ten,000-square-foot home was constructed for Johnson in 1981 — a 12 months after he gained his first of 5 titles with the Lakers. He bought the place a number of years later and presently lives in Beverly Park, one in all Southern California’s most prosperous enclaves with celeb residents resembling Denzel Washington, Mark Wahlberg and Adele.

In the present day the Moraga Estates property is owned by Compass agent Nancy Ellin, who’s additionally serving because the itemizing agent. She stated Johnson has returned to the home and signed a number of partitions together with the indoor basketball court docket, which comes with its personal locker room.

The remainder of the home is a little more conventional. Discovered on the finish of a cul-de-sac, the three-story flooring plan opens to a chandelier-topped lobby with a sweeping staircase.

Elsewhere are six bedrooms and 6½ loos. Some dwelling areas have dramatic wooden beams. One other spotlight is upstairs, the place a sport room overlooks the basketball court docket via a wall of glass.

A yard with a brick patio, swimming pool, spa and hearth pit completes the half-acre property.

Ellin, who purchased the house for $4.4 million in 2004, shares the itemizing with Jade Mills of Coldwell Banker Realty.

Johnson spent his complete NBA profession with the Lakers, main the workforce to 5 championships and racking up three MVPs and three Finals MVPs alongside the best way. The 63-year-old was a member of the 1992 Olympics “Dream Crew” that gained a gold medal in Barcelona, and a decade later, he was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Corridor of Fame.

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