Patience often pays off when waiting for the right pitch, and it also can pay off in home selling. Texas Ranger third baseman
and his wife,
have sold their 4-acre-plus estate in Bradbury for $17,410,961, according to the Multiple Listing Service. The couple listed their custom house nearly two years ago at $19.8 million.
The newly built Mediterranean, designed for both formal entertaining and casual indoor-outdoor living, includes such custom features as a 2,500-square-foot rec room outfitted as a batting cage. The 16,600-square-foot home, in a 24-hour gate-guarded community, sits off a circular driveway. The entry has a 35-foot-high painted ceiling. There are seven bedrooms and 17 bathrooms in all.
A 2,500-square-foot guesthouse includes three bedrooms and two bathrooms, and a 1,300-square-foot cabana has a kitchen. Outdoor amenities include an infinity pool, a tennis court, a basketball court, two tees and two putting greens with sand traps.
Beltre, 33, played for the Los Angeles Dodgers from 1998 to 2004. He is a three-time all-star.
Lynwen Hughes-Boatman of Deasy/Penner & Partners, Pasadena, was the listing agent. Robin Marquez of Coldwell Banker Top Team in Chino represented the buyer.