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Shaq downsizes to Texas suburbs after selling Florida mega-mansion

All the pieces could also be greater Texas, however Shaquille O’Neal is choosing a smaller abode with regards to his subsequent home.

Months after promoting his mega-mansion in Orlando, Fla., the NBA legend bought a a lot smaller, five-bedroom, six-bathroom property within the Dallas suburbs.

Positioned in Carrollton, the ultimate itemizing worth of the house was $1.224 million. Nevertheless it seems the precise worth O’Neal paid for it should have been method above asking. Whereas the ultimate sale worth is hush-hush, the earlier itemizing did be aware that there was a deadline for remaining presents by April 21 — solely three days after it first hit the market.

The aggressive housing market means O’Neal seemingly overpaid for the property considerably. In line with the Dallas Morning News, which was the primary to report the transaction, O’Neal’s enlargement of his Massive Rooster restaurant chain in Texas was an element within the buy.

“It has lots to do with that, and primary journey — he travels right here fairly a bit for various issues,” Zac Gideo, an actual property agent for Rogers Healy, who labored O’Neal to purchase the house, advised the outlet. including that the star plans on dwelling right here part-time.

The house spans over 5,200 sq. toes.
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The great room with a wall of windows.
The good room with a wall of home windows.
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The gourmet kitchen.
The gourmand kitchen.
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The library/study with a wood-burning fireplace.
The library/examine with a wood-burning fire.
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The movie theater.
The movie show.
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The primary suite.
The first suite.
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Spanning over 5,200 sq. toes, options embody a library with a dramatic tiered ceiling, a wall of built-in cabinets, and a wood-burning fire. The kitchen and breakfast room opens out to the nice room that gives hovering ceilings, a fuel fire and a wall of home windows overlooking the pool.

The first suite includes a sitting space with a spa-like lavatory, in accordance the itemizing.

However to check, his Orlando place, which he lastly bought after three years available on the market, spanned a colossal 31,000 sq. toes and had 12 bedrooms and 11 loos. It even got here with a full-sized basketball courtroom with a 6,000 square-foot “Shaq Heart” with bleachers.

The primary bathroom.
The first lavatory.
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One of five bedrooms.
One in every of 5 bedrooms.
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The fitness room.
The health room.
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The home is surrounded by lush trees.
The house is surrounded by lush bushes.
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The covered patio.
The coated patio.
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The pool and spa.
The pool and spa.
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Out of doors facilities of his new house embody the big pool with an hooked up spa and a rock waterfall and an awning-covered patio.

Cindy O’Gorman with Ebby Halliday – North Dallas held the itemizing.

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