A newly completed mansion in Southwest Ranches is heading to the auction block with a substantial price chop – from $8.4 million to a reserve of $2.7 million.
The estate, which includes a private lake, pool deck, summer kitchen, gym, spa and cedar wood sauna room, will go to auction on Jan. 23. The two-story home was finished in 2014 and features seven bedrooms, eight full bathrooms and two half bathrooms, according to a press release. Four of the bedrooms are suites with walk-in closets and private bathrooms. Platinum Luxury Auctions will hold the sale.
Robert and Neuza Padilha own the 4-acre estate at 13607 Bella Ranch Lane. Broward County property records show the Padilhas paid $2.06 million for the property in 2008. The home spans 15,500 square feet, and includes a fireplace, breakfast bar, office with a balcony, an indoor retractable basketball hoop, sports bar, billiard room and a glass wall waterfall feature. The gourmet kitchen has Miele appliances, a Japanese grill with hood and two pantries, according to the release.
Southwest Ranches, an affluent town south of Weston and west of Cooper City, has been home to athletes and celebrities such as Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, NFL players Asante Samuel, Brandon Marshall, Reggie Wayne and Karlos Dansby. The town also features a number of horse ranches and equestrian estates. – Katherine Kallergis