Politician Sarah Palin ready to pass the reins at her equestrian estate in Scottsdale

Lauren Beale
Hot Property

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin has listed her gated estate in Scottsdale, Ariz., for sale at $2.499 million.

Built in 2001, the nearly 8,000-square-foot home is set at the end of a wraparound driveway. The main house is a blend of Santa Barbara, Tuscan and Spanish styles. High ceilings, chandeliers and wrought-iron railings are among interior details.

A media room/theater, a wine cellar, six bedrooms and six and a half bathrooms are among the living spaces, which take in mountain views. One of the two master suites includes a rooftop deck.

The resort-themed backyard features fireplaces off the covered patio and veranda. A built-in grill station, a fire pit, a pool, a spa, water-saving synthetic lawn and a lighted sports court complete the more than four-acre equestrian-zoned grounds.

There’s a six-car garage.

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Palin, 51, was the Republican nominee for vice president in 2008 and served as governor from 2006 to 2009.

The property last changed hands in 2011 for $1.695 million, public records show.

Richard F. Barker of Keller Williams Arizona Realty in Fountain Hills is the listing agent.

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