Well, this is a surprise. Back in November, Deion Sanders’ former 29,000-square-foot estate sold at auction with Concierge Auctions for under $4 million, to one of eight registered bidders. But, as it turns out, the property at 1280 N. Preston Rd. in Prosper is still available.
“The buyer can’t perform,” says agent Jonathan Rosen with Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty, who is listing the property for $12.9 million. But, Rosen adds, “We are working with another buyer currently.”
The 10-bedroom, 10-bath home has just about everything — and more — you would expect from a flashy pro athlete, including a regulation-sized indoor basketball court, full-sized football field, tennis courts, bowling alley, media room, arcade with wet bar, barber shop, indoor and outdoor pools with spas, 14-bay garage with two bays to fit a yacht or RV, cabana and full exterior kitchen, and 8-acre lake with fountain and private dock.
The master bedroom has that custom circle bed with built-in headboard and side tables, the master closet is the size of an apartment, and there is a sunken sauna tub in the master bath. The master also has a glass wall rotunda with views of pool, extensive built-in cabinetry, Brunelleschi- and Bernini-inspired columns with Corinthian capitals, black granite gas fireplace, and a walk-out patio.
The property was once marketed for $21 million, but that included 109 acres, the majority of which now belongs to Bloomfield Homes Inc. It’s on the books with Collin County Appraisal District for just over $11.7 million.
This is the home the former Dallas Cowboys football star and Prime Prep Academy founder shared with his ex-wife, Pilar, and their children.
A version of this story was originally published on Candy’s Dirt.