While Chris Bosh is set to remain in one beach city, he may be leaving another. The Miami Heat forward-center, fresh off signing a $118 million contract that will keep him in South Beach for the next five seasons, has listed his mansion-estate in Pacific Palisades for sale at $14.5 million.
The gated estate, built in 2001, frames views extending from Topanga Canyon to the Pacific Ocean from its 1.45-acre knoll in Palisades Highlands. Mixing Mediterranean and Balinese influences, the 10,700 square feet of living space sports open interiors with polished floors, detailed columns, built-ins and telescoping walls of glass.
An office with a fireplace, a grand dining room, a home theater and a chef’s kitchen count among its features. The ocean-facing master suite, one of six bedrooms and eight bathrooms, has a fireplace, a sitting room, an exercise room, a massive walk-in closet and spa-like bath.
Outdoors, the setting unfolds in resort-like fashion with a large infinity pool with a swim-up bar, cabanas, an outdoor kitchen, a sunken fireplace and a lounge.
Bosh, a nine-time All-Star, purchased the property in December 2012 for $9.4 million. He previously offered the home as a $45,000 a month rental and had, at one point, leased the property to “Community” actor and musician Donald Glover. Glover, who goes by the moniker “Childish Gambino,” used the estate to record the album “Because The Internet.”
When it comes to professional basketball players and real estate, Bosh is among the NBA’s most prolific spenders. In addition to the Pacific Palisades property, the big man’s holdings include a 12,300-square-foot mansion in Miami Beach that he purchased in 2010 for $12,333 million, as well as a 4,200-square-foot condominium at the Ritz-Carlton Residences in Dallas that he bought last year for $3 million. He also owns a pair of properties in Desoto, Texas.
Shen Schulz of Sotheby’s International Realty is the listing agent.