Rancho Santa Fe, CA
Most Known For
Golf champion and World Golf Hall of Famer
4.9 acres, 9,500 square feet, 5 bedrooms, 6.5 bathrooms
Golf champ and Hall of Famer, Phil Mickelson, has put his Tuscan-style Rancho Santa Fe, CA home back on the market for the reduced price of $7.1 million, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Mr. Mickelson and wife Amy originally listed the 4.9 acre, 9,500-square-foot, five-bedroom home back in March of 2008 for about $11M. At the time, they had just moved into a larger estate nearby. With no buyers in sight for their former estate, the price was later slashed to $7.2 million before the home was eventually pulled it off the market in May 2011. To prep for an eventual sale, the home underwent some renovations, including the addition of a shower with Baccarat crystal fixtures and hand-laid tile mosaics.
Located on the west side of the prestigious Covenant community, the single-level estate features two guest homes and offers some of the most stunning, unobstructed sunset views in Rancho Santa Fe, a wealthy enclave of San Diego. A private road leads potential buyers to this incredible, one-of-a-kind, fully custom Tuscan villa. Built entirely on one level, the Mickelson’s home was designed and built with unparalleled attention to detail. Hand-plastered ceilings, a hand-carved fireplace of white Cantera stone, white Calcutta marble imported from Italy, cabinet hardware from Baltica of Romania and Bouvet of France, and a master suite shower featuring a curved-glass enclosure are just some of the amenities.
The property also includes a trophy room, gym, horseshoe pit and sand-swept putting green.
Phil and Amy Mickelson bought the home for $6 million in 2001. With this home for sale again, it has us asking “What will Phil Do Next?”
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La Quinta, CA
Most Known For
Gold legend who won the 1992 Masters Tournament and this year's Senior Players Championship
5,173 square-feet, 4 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms
Professional golfer Fred Couples has just listed his home in La Quinta, California. First reported by the Los Angeles Times, Couples is selling the home he formerly used as a relaxing retreat at the end of the golf season because he is building a custom home in the same development. Public records show that the home was built in 2008 and purchased by Couples in 2009 for $3,047,500. The 5,173 square-foot, 4-bedroom, 5-bathroom home is now listed for $4,195,000.
Located in the Madison Club development, Couples’ home features Spanish architecture and Mediterranean style and the entrance has a private courtyard and bubbling fountain. Breathtaking Southwest mountain views can be seen from the private sparkling pool and spa. Perfect for cool desert nights, the home has a built-in fire pit. This Villa features limestone and wood floors, stone-carved elements and custom wood cabinetry and doors. The great room has an oversized stone fireplace, the gourmet kitchen has Wolf appliances, granite counter tops, a walk-in wine room and pantry and just outside the pocket doors is a custom built-in BBQ. The formal dining room opens up with pocket doors to the stunning view. There are two master suites (one upstairs and one downstairs) and both have stone fireplaces and luxurious master baths. One of them features a private outdoor shower and both have private terraces with views.
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