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


Retired NBA superstar Shaquille O'Neal is selling his lakeside mansion in Florida for R304 million.

The 12-bedroom, 325-square-metre 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 R4 billion over the course of his basketball career, bought the house in 1993 for a little less than R55 million, according to Realtor. He put it on the market in 2018 for R389 million and later dropped the price to R304 million.

The Florida home is in the exclusive Isleworth community, a 242 hectares 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 R305 million.

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


Shaq bought the house in 1993 for a little less than R55 million.


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


The house sits on nearly 213 metres of prime lake frontage.


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


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


Built in 1990, the 12-bedroom home spans more than 325 square metres.


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


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


It leads into the estate's two-story great room, which spans 109 square metres by itself.


The formal dining room can seat 16 people.


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


The master bathroom suite is a bath lover's dream ...


... and it's bigger than many people's bedrooms.


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


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


... or the lush Florida greenery.



Most bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms.



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



The soundproof home theater can seat at least 10.



The house includes its own cigar bar and lounge ...



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



... and panoramic views of the lake.



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



As you might expect from one of the most famous NBA players of all time, the house has its very own indoor basketball court with the words "Shaq Center" printed on the floor.



There's also a "show-room style" garage ...



... which has space for at least 17 cars.



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



A "gentleman's office" on the ground floor provides a workspace with serene water views.



The mansion also includes a recording studio ...



... and a game room.


Outside is a 28-meter-long swimming pool that's 4 metres deep.



A waterfall flows into the pool ...



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



The grounds are impeccably landscaped.



A Tiki-style cabana overlooks the lake.



The real-estate listing calls Shaq's R305 million home a "one-of-a-kind estate" that "stands alone for its beauty, privacy, amenities and sheer scale."

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