Lenny Dykstra’s Thousand Oaks mansion is back on the market
The estate of former New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Lenny Dykstra has returned to the Multiple Listing Service, this time priced at $14.9 million.
Dykstra, who filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the summer, had purchased the 6.5-acre compound in Thousand Oaks from hockey great Wayne Gretzky in 2007 for $18.5 million. The property was in default when Dykstra filed for bankruptcy, which derailed a potential foreclosure auction.
The mansion came on the market in September 2008 at $24.9 million and after two price reductions was increased to $25 million a year later.
The Richard Landry-designed main house has six bedrooms and eight bathrooms in 12,713 square feet of living space, including a receiving parlor, a formal dining room, a billiards room and a state-of-the-art screening room. The property is gated and has views of the Lake Sherwood community and the country club facilities. It has a tennis court, a swimming pool and individual buildings for the spa, staff housing and offices.
The listing agent this time is Karen Crystal of Ewing & Associates, Sotheby’s International Realty, Agoura Hills, according to the MLS.