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Crocs creator’s crib in Newport Beach fetches $3.9 million

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Clad in concrete and stucco, the traditional-style home spans two stories with four bedrooms and six bathrooms in 4,314 square feet.
(Realtor.com)

Crocs co-founder Scott Seamans has sold a Newport Beach home after three years of ownership for $3.9 million, records show.

That stands as a sizable profit for Seamans, who bought the place in 2016 from former Angels general manager Jerry Dipoto for $2.665 million.

Found in a guard-gated community, the two-story home is a bit more dramatic in style than some of its neighbors. Past a grey façade of stucco and concrete, the traditional-style home opens to 4,314 square feet of formal living spaces with dark hardwood floors, coffered ceilings and wainscoting.

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Corner fireplaces provide contrast in the living room and office. Ornate ceilings top the formal dining room. A highlight comes in the spacious kitchen complete with wood cabinetry, stone countertops and custom-built steel racks for pots and pans.

Four bedrooms, six bathrooms and a movie theater round out the floor plan. Upstairs, the master suite expands to a lounge with built-ins, a bathroom with a freestanding tub and a tile deck. Down below, a covered patio adds a grill and fire pit.

The property is located a few blocks from Newport Bay.

Evan Corkett and Steve High of Villa Real Estate held the listing. Kandy Petillo of Surterre Properties represented the buyer.

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Seamans founded Crocs Inc. in 2002 with Lyndon Hanson and George Boedecker.

Jack Flemming writes for the Los Angeles Times.

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