Buyers & Sellers: Phil Mickelson Buys Lot On Jupiter Island, Fla.
PHIL MICKELSON has purchased a lot on Jupiter Island, Fla., for an undisclosed amount and he "hopes to begin construction" on a house soon. Mickelson said that his family's "current plan" is to move to Florida after his youngest child, EVAN, "graduates from high school in a year and a half." Mickelson "didn't offer a reason for his potential move," but in '13, he suggested he "might move out of California because of his federal and state tax bill, which he estimated had pushed his tax rate" above 60% (GOLFCHANNEL.com, 1/15). Mickelson and TIGER WOODS "will basically be neighbors," as Woods has been "one of Jupiter Island's 900ish residents since his move there" in '11 (GOLF.com, 1/15).
CALLING AN AUDIBLE: Former NFLer JAY CUTLER and wife KRISTIN CAVALLARI have lowered the asking price of their Nashville mansion to $4.95M, $2.95M less than they originally sought. The Mediterranean-style villa is roughly 20,000 square feet and spans 8.5 acres. There are 25 living spaces, including seven bedrooms, 10 bathrooms, a living room, a formal dining room, a hobby room, an office and an "expansive kitchen with two islands, brick floors and custom backsplashes" (L.A. TIMES, 1/11).
BUYERS & SELLERS: Kings C ANZE KOPITAR listed his home in Manhattan Beach, Calif., for $2.949M. The Mediterranean-style house built in '98 was renovated in '15 and has "five bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms in more than 4,000 square feet of space." The two-story home sits on a roughly 7,500-square-foot lot with "patios and a turf lawn" (L.A. TIMES, 1/14)....Former MLBer JORGE DE LA ROSA sold his Scottsdale home for $1.85M. The 6,612-square-foot modern home has four bedrooms, five bathrooms, a "cool pool and an exercise room" as well as a "rooftop patio with great views of Camelback Mountain (ARIZONA REPUBLIC, 1/16)....Lakers C DWIGHT HOWARD listed his multi-level "penthouse apartment located in a former schoolhouse building" in DC for nearly $2.5M. Built in 1893, the Pierce School building was "transformed into apartments" in '12. The over-10,000-square-foot loft "features five bedrooms and four full bathrooms and is impeccably decorated." Other "notable" features include a "massage room, original hardwood flooring, exposed brick, open-air staircases, and an industrial level kitchen" (NBCSPORTSWASHINGTON, 1/16).