The pending sale is expected to set a price record for the Pelican Ridge community. The current high water mark for the enclave is held by an 8,000-square-foot home that sold for $4.78 million in 2013, property records show. Bryant's house currently shows a list price of $6.45 million.
The Mediterranean-style home, built in 1997 and recently renovated and expanded, sits behind a gated drive on about half an acre with unobstructed city and ocean views. Within the 8,741 square feet of living space is a chef's kitchen, formal living and dining areas, four bedrooms and 5.5 bathrooms.
Among the amenities are a hair salon, an 850-square-foot gym, a movie theater and a wood-paneled office/library with a custom shark tank. Walnut hardwoods, limestone, pillars and delicate molding highlight the interior details.
Outdoors, landscaped grounds contain a pool and spa with waterfall features, a fire pit and an outdoor kitchen.
Jordan Cohen of Re/Max Olson & Associates and Jeff Ewing of Coldwell Banker Newport Beach are the co-listing agents, according to the Multiple Listing Service.
Bryant, who owns other property in the area, bought the home from Dwight Manley, the sports agent who has represented such