The Prosper, Texas, residence formerly owned by legendary football player Deion Sanders will go to auction on Nov. 18.
Sanders sold the 10-bedroom mansion known as “Lone Star” and surrounding acreage to Southlake, Texas-based developer Bloomfield Homes Inc. in August, according to Candy Evans of Candy’s Dirt. Previously offered for $12.9 million, the home is now slated to be sold at an auction with no reserve held by Concierge Auctions in cooperation with Jonathan Rosen of Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty.
The mansion-estate, sited on 9.4 acres in the affluent North Dallas suburb, sports a range of features including vaulted ceilings, elaborate molding, marble inlay flooring and gold faux-finish walls. Bernini-inspired columns are found throughout the floor plan, which includes a formal living room with a double-high fireplace, a barber shop, a media room with stage, 10 bedrooms and 10 bathrooms in 29,000 square feet of living space.
Among its more elaborate features is a lavish master retreat complete with a separate sitting area, a glass-wall rotunda, a custom circle bed and a spa-like bath with a double-shower, a gas fireplace and his-and-hers closets. A spiral staircase leads to a second closet level and a private master garage.
Sports amenities include a two-lane bowling alley, an indoor basketball court, an exercise room lined in AstoTurf and a full-size football field with goalposts. There’s also two pools (one indoors and one outdoors), an 8-acre lake with private dock and a cabana with outdoor kitchen.
The two-sport star played mostly center field during his nine seasons in the major leagues and cornerback in the
Sanders has since relocated to the exclusive Lake Ridge area of Dallas, where he bought 106 acres this year, according to Evans.