Nick Barnett

Ex-Packer Nick Barnett buys Carlsbad estate

Ex-Packer Nick Barnett buys Carlsbad estate

NFL All-Pro linebacker Nick Barnett has yet to land a new team this offseason, but he has managed to find a new home. The free agent recently paid $1.9 million for a 6,050-square-foot house in Southern California.

Found alone on a hilltop cul-de-sac in Carlsbad, the half-acre estate enjoys sweeping views of the La Costa Golf Course and the Pacific Ocean. A long drive leads up to the gated compound, which has a motorcourt, a gazebo, and a pool and spa.

The two-story floor plan has six bedrooms and six baths, including a downstairs guest suite with a private entrance. A sun room, a gym and a game room are among its features. A rooftop solar system supplies power to the heated...