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Tampa estate with 2 water slides listed for $5.95M

The 8,070-square-foot residence was built by a player for the New York Yankees
December 03, 2016 11:30AM

16814 Avila Boulevard, Tampa

16814 Avila Boulevard, Tampa

The owner of an 8,970-square-foot estate in Tampa with two water slides, a spa and grotto has listed the property for sale for $5.95 million.

The residence, originally built by a professional baseball player with the New York Yankees, is in a gated country club community in Tampa called Avila.

It has six bedrooms, six bathrooms, three half-bathrooms and a five-car garage. The property features a formal living room with chandeliers, marble columns and a stone-mantle fireplace.

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage agent Michelle Fitz-Randolph in the firm’s South Tampa office has the listing for the home at 16814 Avila Boulevard in Tampa.

Outside, the property has a basketball half-court, swimming pool and waterfall in addition to the two water slides and the grotto with spa.

The residence also has a kitchen with granite counters, a large island and breakfast bar, and Sub-Zero and Wolf appliances.

The master suite is equipped with his and hers closets, a private exercise room, terrace, fireplace and sitting area.

A covered lanai with sliding glass doors opens to the family room. The estate also has a home theater, billiard room and bar, a library, guest suite with private entrance, and a wine room with storage for 600 bottles.