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NBA Hall-of-Famer Shaquille O’Neal Sells Palatial Florida Mansion

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Following several years on the industry with other brokers, the a short while ago reimagined home was bought in just 7 months by Premier Sotheby’s Intercontinental Realty’s Benjamin Hillman.

Press Release

Oct 23, 2021 09:00 EDT

Professional basketball legend Shaquille O’Neal has bought his grandeur-embodied Isleworth estate at 9927 Griffin Courtroom. Benjamin Hillman of Premier Sotheby’s Global Realty’s Southwest Orlando place of work completely represented O’Neal in the undisclosed deal — listing and closing the home in just 7 months.

Privately located on a few acres overlooking tranquil Lake Butler, this wonderful custom household sits at the rear of the gates of Isleworth, just one of the most prestigious non-public golfing club communities in the environment. On arrival via the estate’s remarkable arched porte cochere, a environment of luxurious awaits. Encompassing more than 31,000 square feet of dwelling room, the residence offers an epic 6,000-square-foot indoor basketball court docket. The latest updates to the estate contain new landscaping and new paint during the interior of the home. The pool and out of doors kitchen area have been staged, and the complete inside of the home has been restaged.

Fantastic assets features:

Principal degree:

  • 1,170-square-foot, two-tale fantastic home with marble fireplace and partitions of glass
  • Formal eating space with seating for 16 hand-crafted wood paneling and moldings
  • Chef’s kitchen with tailor made wood cabinetry and six-foot granite-best cooking island
  • Viking 6-burner gas array and griddle, two built-in Wolf steamers and Jenn-Air air flow
  • Side-by-facet Sub-Zero fridge and freezer, two double-door Wolf convection ovens
  • 2nd glass door Sub-Zero refrigerator 
  • Two-way coral stone hearth accenting the kitchen nook and family space
  • Audio-evidence residence theater with prolonged bar spot
  • Elongated gallery hall built for art selection
  • Gentleman’s home with video game tables, damp bar, wine fridge, sink, ice maker and balcony
  • Enclosed temperature-managed cedar-planked humidor and wine storage
  • One of a kind aquarium-design area with saltwater triangular fish tank
  • Full vacation resort-fashion guest wing with 5 en-suite bedrooms, wonderful room and bar
  • 17-motor vehicle showroom-like garage and exercise area
  • 6,000-square-foot indoor basketball gym with whole audio and individually controlled lighting
  • 2,100-sq.-foot secondary garage with dance studio and enclosed recording studio

2nd Stage:

  • Grasp retreat encompassing a full wing of estate with 900-sq.-foot sleeping space and balcony
  • 4-place grasp closet with personalized shelving and center island
  • His-and-her grasp baths with jetted showers and self-importance sinks
  • Four en-suite bedrooms, two with balconies

Outdoor Place:

  • 95-foot-very long, 15-toes-deep pool with custom made rock waterfall
  • Massive sunken sizzling tub
  • Expansive summer time kitchen
  • Tiki-type open up cabana overlooking the sandy seashore side of the lake
  • Coated boat dock with sitting area and electrical boat elevate
  • 700 toes of white-sand base lakefront


“I was on ground duty when the simply call came in from an unrecognizable quantity. ‘This is Shaq, and I am contacting you to promote my residence.’ I responded, ‘It’s about time you named me.’ Shaq laughed and continued, ‘I’ve heard about you they phone you the closer and that is why I’m contacting you.’ Over the past couple of many years, 4 other agents tried using and failed to market this incredible estate. I was fortunate No. 5. Shaq trusted me to obtain him a purchaser, and I assured him I was the agent to do it. I look for out difficult specials and do the job to make them take place by leveraging the unrivaled means of our worldwide serious estate model.”

— Benjamin Hillman, Premier Sotheby’s International Realty

About Leading Sotheby’s Intercontinental Realty

Headquartered in Naples, Florida, Premier Sotheby’s International Realty has over 1,400 associates and workers in a lot more than 40 destinations all through Florida and North Carolina. Premier Sotheby’s Intercontinental Realty also gains from an association with the storied Sotheby’s auction house, established in 1744. The brokerage is a division of The Lutgert Providers, a notable member of Southwest Florida’s enterprise neighborhood considering that 1964. For more information and facts, visit

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