Courtesy of toptenrealestatedeals.com
Derek Jeter, the retired New York Yankees shortstop and part owner and CEO of the Miami Marlins, has an interesting real estate history as well as his Hall of Fame baseball career. From his waterfront family castle on Greenwood Lake, New York, which was put on the market in 2018 at $14.7 million and is still for sale, to his massive waterfront estate in Tampa, Florida which the locals refer to as “St Jetersburg.” The Tampa mansion is also on the market priced at $29 million – with a twist. Even though it is for sale, shortly after quarterback Tom Brady joined the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Jeter rented the house to the Bradys while it’s up for sale.
With money being no object for mega-sports stars, it’s unlikely that the most expensive house Tampa real estate has ever seen will be quickly grabbed out from under the Bradys, and if they decided they liked it and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers enough to buy it, they certainly wouldn’t need a rent-to-own option.
Knowing that the Jeter mansion would bring many curious lookie loos to Tampa’s Davis Islands community, the bayfront home is very privately walled and gated with 345-feet of waterfront and 9,000 square feet of lush landscaping. Jeter had the 30,875-square-foot mansion built in 2012 encompassing seven bedrooms, 16 baths, Florida-formal living and dining, kitchen with two islands that serve for home use or catering, wine cellar, club room with bar and billiards, in-law quarters, au pair quarters with kitchen and owner’s retreat. Also included is a home theater, pro gym, outdoor kitchen, full home generator and air conditioned garage for six cars.
The Jeters moved to Coconut Grove in Miami in 2017 where they reside on the 19th floor of the Grove at Grand Bay overlooking Dinner Key Marina and Biscayne Bay.