Former North Carolina Tar Heel and NBA superstar Michael Jordan's longtime family home in Highland Park in Chicago is on the market, but it'll cost a bit more than the latest must-have pair of Air Jordans.
Oddly enough, it’s not $23 million -- it’s listed for $29 million.
The secluded compound, built in the mid-1990s and renovated in 2009, encompasses more than 56,000 square feet and includes nine bedrooms, 15 full baths, four half baths and five fireplaces spread between a main house and a connected guesthouse. The property also includes an indoor-outdoor entertaining and pool area, an outdoor tennis court, a putting green, a deep water pond and three climate-controlled garages that hold 15 cars.
Of course, there's also an attached indoor basketball complex. The facility, completed in 2001, has a full-size regulation basketball court with cushioned hardwood floors, adjustable backboards and baskets, and a sound system tuned to provide the right acoustics in the court space.
Take note though, property taxes on the home were $165,224 in 2010, according to public records. Not a misprint: That’s $165,224.
Jordan is apparently downsizing
Jordan lived in the home with his then-wife, Juanita, and their three children. The Jordans divorced in late 2006, after 17 years of marriage. Juanita Jordan bought a newly built, 23-room mansion in Chicago's River North neighborhood in mid-2007 for $4.7 million.