Sugar RayRay Leonard has shaved the price of his supersized Tuscan-style Los Angeles villa, which has a serene setting and scenic views.
The Florentine-style mansion has a romantic, period look and is located in the affluent coastal neighborhood of Pacific Palisades, close to beaches. The welterweight champion and his wife Bernadette Robi first listed their property in 2019 for $51.995 million with another agent. They relisted it for $7 million under its original asking price in the fall.
The couple bought the sprawling pink stucco property in 1993, which has its origins in the 1950s. They rebuilt it in the late 1990s, with architect Richard Landry - known for building celebrity mansions - to emulate old-world Italian architecture with impressive imported stone and custom timber features. They are looking to downsize with their children grown up and no longer at home, according to the selling agent.
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It is arranged with wings for entertaining on a grand scale and cozier living spaces for family living. The mansion's highlights include its kitchen, a two-story cloistered family room and a cloistered living room, which has an almost open-air feel.
It is located in the upper Riviera enclave of Pacific Palisades, its indoor-outdoor design makes the most of its tranquil grounds. Many of its glass doors have arched glass doors that connect to terraces and balconies. The mansion is framed by the Santa Monica Mountains and has glimpses of the Pacific Ocean.
Rooms in the Italianate mansion have high ceilings embellished with bespoke wooden ceiling beams and wrought iron detailing, as well as elegant stone fireplaces, columns, floor tiles and an entrance hall water fountain. Its primary bedroom has a resort-style bath and several ocean view balconies.
He was the first boxer to ever win over $100 million in purses during his 20 year career. He won five world championship titles in his 1980 heyday.
Aaron Kirman of the Aaron Kirman Group said that Sugar Ray is one of the great boxers of all time and it is an honor to represent his family home. He said that the compound is completely private and perfect for entertaining throughout the year. The 16,773 square-foot, three-story house has eight bedrooms, 15 bathrooms and a wide range of living spaces, including a formal dining room, plus a guest house. It is situated on 1.7 acres.
There is a cinema room and a wine cellar. A two-story, Italian-style pool house, or guest house, and a cabana, which offers poolside shade in the hotter months are next to the stone-surround pool. The grounds also have a walled tennis court and an outdoor practice putting green.
The Amalfi Road house is located in the upper Riviera neighborhood of Pacific Palisades, which has the Riviera Country ClubRiviera Country Club, which has tennis courts and a championship golf course.
This picturesque coastal region has historically been home to many celebrities and features dramatic scenery covering parts of the Santa Monica Mountains and winding streets, some of which are named after locations in Italy. It is located minutes from the Pacific Coast Highway and coastal beaches.
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