Ex-Marlins player Alex Gonzalez sells Weston mansion for $3M

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Apr.April 17, 2017 10:40 AM

Former Miami Marlins shortstop Alex Gonzalez is no longer fielding offers for his Weston home. The baseball player sold the waterfront mansion for $3 million, property records show. 

Gonzalez, who played a big role in the Marlins win against the Yankees in the 2003 World Series, and his wife Johanna Gonzalez sold their home at 2760 Stirrup Lane to Govindarajan and Meeta Narayanan, both doctors. It traded hands for $304 per square foot.

The seven-bedroom, 9,859-square-foot Mediterranean-style home sits on a 1.28-acre lot in west Broward County. Luis Reyes of Douglas Elliman and Joseph Santoro of RE/MAX Consultants Realty 1 co-listed the property, which hit the market in July for nearly $3.5 million. Liz Caldwell from Premier Estate Properties represented the buyer, Reyes said.

Weston, like other South Florida cities, has become a buyer’s market, according to Reyes.

“In Weston, for properties that are listed for over $3 million, they tend to stay on the market for more than two years,” he said, adding that some of the homeowners who purchased at peak prices in 2007 and 2008 are selling at a loss in today’s market.

Records show the Gonzalezes paid $4 million for the home in 2007, which means they sold it at a loss. Reyes said the couple is downsizing to a newly built home, but declined to say where. The baseball player went on to play for the Boston Red Sox, Cincinnati Reds, Toronto Blue Jays and other teams.

The Weston house is in the Windmill Ranches neighborhood, and was completed in 2004. The two-story home features a master suite on the first floor, a gourmet kitchen, a living room with a fireplace, a home theater, pool with a spa and waterfall and an outdoor kitchen, according to the listing.

Weston is home to a number of professional athletes, including retired Miami Dolphins player Jason Taylor. Taylor put his waterfront Windmill Ranches home on the market in February 2016 for $4.15 million, more than the $3.6 million he paid for the 10,247-square-foot mansion at 2980 Paddock Road in 2006. He reduced the asking price to $3.55 million last month, according to Redfin.

In 2015, former Dolphins and Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Patrick Surtain sold his lakefront estate at 2704 Boot Lane in Weston for $4.25 million.


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