The one considered by many as the best basketball player of all time, Michael Jordan, maintains worldwide fame that is difficult to match and equally difficult to forget even though it has been several years since he retired from the boards as an active player placed on sale one of its most iconic mansions The company has not been able to sell it so far. His spectacular fortune is valued at more than a billion dollars thanks to his salaries as a player, his image projects, and his fruitful off-court investments, and he is undoubtedly passionate about big houses and good living.
The famous former Chicago Bulls player and former Washington Wizard point guard have diversified his investments in real estate and goods roots. One of them stands out for being located in Highland Park, Illinois (United States), and for reasons as yet unknown, and fate has kept it for sale for the last ten years without any luck in finding an interested buyer to complete the deal. A great home with all kinds of comforts and luxuries initially valued at $29 million, rivaling the mansion of fellow NBA player Devin Booker outside Phoenix in Arizona.
A mansion as famous as its owner and located in an exclusive area in United States
Thanks to his performance, the mythical number 23 of the feared Chicago Bulls guided this team to obtain several straight championships. Still, at the same time, he enjoyed this property when it was active with the Windy City team; the household consists of 3,000 square meters of construction. Within its large spaces, it is possible to get 19 bathrooms, of which 15 are main. Four auxiliaries, a garage with full capacity for more than a dozen cars, a basketball court manufactured according to Michael’s specifications, and a tennis court perfectly complemented by an astonishing nine suite-style rooms.
The custom basketball court represents one of the great added values of the mansion, an attraction that manages to shoot the value of this home up to $29 million. But in the absence of buyers willing to pay this astronomical figure, the former basketball player has decided to lower the final price of the house, which has gone down to 21 million. However, nothing was achieved, and it was decided to put it up for auction, where it only managed to reach the figure of 13 million dollars as the maximum amount offered.
The question does not end there, and that is that after achieving this final price, none of the bidders finished with the necessary paperwork to complete the procedure for the purchase of the mansion, a situation that allows that the house is still in the name of the famous athlete.
A beautiful and incredibly huge home
All in all, an incredible story for a mansion of this caliber with a current price that remains at $14.8 million and where many real estate agents cannot find an explanation for this situation, although one of the theories is that it does not refer to the final price, but its size. And this is because many of those interested in the property proposed to divide the land to get a much more benevolent price, because the structure of the house plus the land maintains a gigantic size and cost.
This house was built in 1995 and is made up of a style perfectly contemporary with the incorporation of a an infinity pool, a cigar lounge and an incredible wine cellar with a monstrous capacity for 10,000 bottles and a fabulous putting green to pamper Michael Jordan with one of his great passions, golf. In addition to a location that maintains laterality with a forest reserve, which allows privacy and isolation to be increased exponentially.
A great house but overly customized
Although its field of 2.8 hectares possibly be of great influence to be sold, it is also important to take into utmost consideration that the mansion is excessively personalized with the career of Michael Jordan, from the large number “23” placed at the entrance and that perfectly alludes to the symbolic number of the jersey that the player kept with the Chicago Bulls team.
In addition, the mansion’s internal decorative aspects are full of allusions to the sportsman and references to your race on the court, which undoubtedly represents a nuisance in case the buyer is not a follower of this sport, and this is perfectly viable since the star kept it as an official residence for 19 straight years, an imprint that gradually accumulated, and that is very difficult to eliminate with a single stroke of the pen.
A wonderful floor that belongs to a living legend of one of the most followed sports worldwide and who is also a celebrity for maintaining a quiet and low-profile life, which has only increased the legend that represents his presence alone. Only destiny will tell us if the mansion will ever be able to get an owner The owner of the house has been unable to find a buyer since 2012 when it was put up for sale for the first time and a price of 29 million dollars.
Why does this mansion in the United States cost so much to sell?
Initially, the asking price for the property was $29 million, but no one was the least bit interested in that price. Jordan lowered it to nearly 20 million, but not even for that. Moreover, an auction was scheduled to look for a buyer, and it was found curiously. The figure was close to 13 million dollars, but a problem at the time of finalizing the official documents aborted the sale at the last moment. The property is currently for sale for 14.8 million dollars, but the lack of interested parties continues to be most striking.
Perhaps the reason could be found in the excessive personalization of a residence that would be ideal for a millionaire who has among his idols the best basketball player in history.