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Is it right to leave for the losers?

Later more than three years in the market, a pending sale In early 2021, five different sales agents fell through and a new look The listing brokerage told The Post that in a bid to sweeten his look for another buyer, NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal has finally sold his Orlando-area mansion.


Originally seeking $28 million in 2018, the list price for the property, located at 9927 Griffin Court in downtown Windermere, Florida, was eventually reduced to $16.5 million when it returned for sale last March, at the time Post reported.

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Now, the over 31,000-square-foot mansion has changed hands for an undisclosed price. The listing brokerage declined to disclose the amount or comment on it. The deal and price have not yet appeared in Orange County public records. An official told The Post that it could take up to six weeks for the recorded sales to come into public records.

Shaquille O’Neill’s $16 Million Florida Estate Gets a ‘D-Shake’ Makeover to Draw Buyers

O’Neill purchased the home in 1993 for $3.95 million, and in subsequent years expanded and optimized his footprint.

O’Neill, who lives in Newark, New Jersey, made a splash in 2018 when images of the 12-bedroom home were made public. The master bedroom, for starters, came with a round, built-in bed frame no less than 15 feet tall and covered with bed linens that featured the Superman logo. Superman is one of O’Neill’s nicknames. There was also a fish tank built into a wall that was surrounded by a mural of O’Neill driving a red truck. The eat-in kitchen had cabinets, and the kitchen island was painted a distressed-looking pastel yellow.

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In its 2021 redesign, listing images showcase A master bedroom with a regular sized bed, with the space itself newly painted white for simple look. The fish tank was removed from the wall, although the wall remained. The kitchen, like the master bedroom, got a coat of white paint.

Apart from paint, cosmetic upgrades also include new landscaping.

The property is located on approximately four acres overlooking Butler Lake and in the gated Isleworth golf community. Inside, the new owner – whose identity is also unknown – will have a nearly 1,200-square-foot, two-story luxurious room with a marble fireplace and large windows. A formal dining room can seat up to 16 and comes with wood paneling and molding. Elsewhere, there’s a soundproof home theater with a large screen for viewing, temperature-controlled storage for wine and cigars, a showroom-style garage with space for 17 cars, and a 6,000-square-foot indoor basketball court.

Outside, there’s a 95-foot pool that’s 15 feet deep, a hot tub, an outdoor kitchen, a tiki-style cabana, and a 700-foot lake.

Benjamin Hillman of Premier Sotheby’s International Realty’s Southwest Orlando office represented the listing.