An Irvine estate formerly owned by retired
Set on half an acre in Shady Canyon, the Tuscan-inspired residence is distinguished by fossilized stone and reclaimed brick exterior with antique roof tiles. Elaborate archways, limestone flooring and fireplaces imported from France are among the interior details.
Recent updates to the 7,538-square-foot floor plan includes a new kitchen complete with a long cook's island/breakfast bar and custom cabinetry. Others spaces include grand formal areas, a 1,500-bottle wine cellar and game room. A master wing highlights the seven bedrooms and 6.5 bathrooms.
Telescoping walls of glass open onto a covered loggia of more than 1,000 square feet. A guest casita, an outdoor kitchen and a pool complete the grounds.
Koivu, who played for the Ducks in 2009-14, bought the home in October 2009 for $4.795 million.
Jacqueline Thompson of Surterre Properties is the listing agent.