Shaq is selling his lakeside Florida mansion for $22 million, and it comes with a 17-car garage and a 6,000-square-foot basketball court — here’s a look inside

Shaq bought the home for a little less than $4 million in 1993.

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Shaq bought the home for a little less than $4 million in 1993.
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Retired NBA superstar Shaquille O’Neal is selling his lakeside mansion in Florida for $21.9 million.

The 12-bedroom, 35,000-square-foot house sits on three acres in the exclusive, gated golf community of Isleworth, which is about a 30 minute drive from Orlando.

O’Neal, who retired in 2011 after making more than $286 million over the course of his basketball career, bought the house in 1993 for a little less than $4 million, according to Realtor. He put it on the market in 2018 for $28 million and later dropped the price to $21.9 million.

The Florida home is in the exclusive Isleworth community, a 600-acre golf-club community bordering a lake that’s full of grand cypress and oak trees, and lavish estates.

Here’s a look at the mansion O’Neal is selling after 26 years.


Retired NBA star Shaquille O’Neal is selling his lakeside mansion in Windermere, Florida, for $22 million.

Shaq bought the home for a little less than $4 million in 1993.

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Shaq bought the house in 1993 for a little less than $4 million.

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The house sits on the shores of Lake Butler, in exclusive Isleworth, a gated golf community about a 30-minute drive from Orlando.

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The house sits on nearly 700 feet of prime lake frontage.

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A private pier with two covered boat slips stretches out onto Lake Butler.

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“Designed with lake views in mind, this unparalleled Isleworth Estate stands alone for its beauty, privacy, amenities and sheer scale,” the listing reads.

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Built in 1990, the 12-bedroom home spans more than 35,000 square feet.

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The entryway of the home is marked by stately white columns.

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The grand foyer features a curved double grand staircase and polished marble floors.

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It leads into the estate’s two-story great room, which spans 1,170 square feet by itself.

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The formal dining room can seat 16 people.

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The home’s master bedroom has a mirrored wall, a gilded ceiling, and expansive views of the lake.

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The master bathroom suite is a bath lover’s dream …

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… and it’s bigger than many people’s bedrooms.

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The master suite also includes a spacious walk-in closet.

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The home’s 11 other bedrooms are similarly roomy and include either views of the lake …

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… or the lush Florida greenery.

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Most bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms.

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The home has a spacious chef’s kitchen with professional appliances.

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The soundproof home theater can seat at least 10.

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The house includes its own cigar bar and lounge …

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… complete with a walk-in cigar humidor, plenty of wine storage …

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… and panoramic views of the lake.

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Another “aquarium-style” room features a triangular saltwater fish tank.

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As you might expect from one of the most famous NBA players of all time, the house has its very own 6,000-square-foot indoor basketball court with the words “Shaq Center” printed on the floor.

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There’s also a “show-room style” garage …

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… which has space for at least 17 cars.

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The listing photos show a room full of memorabilia from Shaq’s basketball career.

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A “gentleman’s office” on the ground floor provides a workspace with serene water views.

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The mansion also includes a recording studio …

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… and a game room.

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Outside is a 95-foot-long swimming pool that’s 15 feet deep.

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A waterfall flows into the pool …

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… and an outdoor BBQ space includes a grill and sink, as well as underwater stools, which can make it a poolside bar.

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The grounds are impeccably landscaped.

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A Tiki-style cabana overlooks the lake.

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The real-estate listing calls Shaq’s $22 million home a “one-of-a-kind estate” that “stands alone for its beauty, privacy, amenities and sheer scale.”

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