Hockey Legend Wayne Gretzky Sells Arizona Summer Abode for $2.8 Million

Posted by Rapti Gupta on Aug 12, 2013 08:01 AM EDT
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Wayne Gretzky was one of the most reknowed players of the National Hockey League. (Photo : kk+ / Flickr)

National Hockey League legend Wayne Gretzky has reportedly sold his summer home in Scottsdale, Arizona, for $2.87 million after listing it for $3.3 million just a couple of months ago.

Though "the great one" didn't get what he wanted for the house, he still made a million dollar profit out of the sale. According to the records, Gretzky purchased the place for $1.7 million and the home has sold for a profit of just a little over a million.

Listing records of the home state that the residence is a 5619 square feet single family home sitting on a 1.09 acre lot. The home comprises of four bedrooms and four full and one half bathroom.

The listing describes the home as:

Beautiful Mediterranean style home with incredible views of Camelback Mountain! Very secluded area in Arcadia with only 13 homes in exclusive gated community. The outside areas are very private, beautifully finished and perfect for entertaining large parties or intimate gatherings. This home is both sophisticated and elegant, with finishes that are of superior quality and workmanship. Details include 1 bed/1 bath in separate casita, main house includes 3 bedrooms with bathrooms in each, plus elegant separate guest bath, office has very high ceiling with beautiful wood beams, top of line kitchen appliances. Located near high end shopping and top Scottsdale restaurants.

Check out the photos of the residence, here.

Another crown estate in California that once belonged to Gretzky is sitting on the market with a $14.5 million price tag. Check that property out in a virtual tour below.

Gretzky retired with an excellent track record  and was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1999, after he announced his retirement. He has coached the Phoenix Coyotes and served as the executive director of the Canadian National Hockey Team in the 2002 Olympic Games.

Check out some fascinating Wayne Gretzky facts, here.

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