2009 Hall of Famer Michael Jordan’s luxury Highland Park mansion, which has been on and off the market for some time now, starting with an asking price tag of $29 million which was dropped on the way to @12 million, is heading to auction on November 22, 2012.
Sprawled over 7 acres of prime land at 2700 Point Lane in Highland Park, Illinois, this 56,000-square-foot compound boasts the ultimate in luxury and seclusion and comprises 9 bedrooms and 15 full baths plus a three-bedroom guest house, an indoor regulation-size basketball court, an outdoor pool, a putting green, a tennis court and a 15-car garage. Highlights of the property include floor-to-ceiling windows, coved ceilings, circular design, soaring two-story living room, plush carpeting, fireplaces and built-in aquarium. In the dining room, formal yet warm and cozy, are displayed works of art with museum-quality lighting. The gourmet kitchen is both great-looking and extremely functional, and is provided with state of the art appliances such as ventilated island food prep area complete with Gaggenau cooktop, double convection ovens, steam oven and two dishwashers. All nine bedrooms feature ample closets and ensuite baths. The 500-square-foot master suite is placed into a curved wall with windows looking out onto the manicured lawn. The open-plan master bedroom shares a three-sided fireplace with the master bathroom and a private lounge. The plush suite is appointed with his-and-hers closets, a dressing and make-up area and a bathroom with skylight.
Amenities include top of the line fitness studio complete with treadmills, elliptical trainers, stairmasters, Precor bike and Cybex arc trainer, the pool pavilion, a built-in rear-screen projection system with surround sound system and a full-sized bar. All in all, this time this ultimate residence should go to the highest bidder!