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What does a steady, productive life of employment in Major League Baseball get you? In the case of 12-year veteran catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia, it gets you a spectacular 6,000 sq. ft. house on a runway in an “aeronautical neighborhood.” Salty is selling a house with pretty much zero flaws for $3,295,000. If you want to get picky, you could say that the pool is out of proportion to the size of house.
Think about the size of pool parties you’ll be having in this house. Elbow room could be an issue. You’re on an aeronautical neighborhood runway. Friends can literally fly their planes into your yard. Parties at this house are going to be insane.
Located within the Aero Club of Wellington, Wellington’s only aeronautical neighborhood featuring a 4,000 ft. paved runway this beautifully designed and well maintained, cul-de-sac pool home boasts a 1+ acre lot with direct runway access and a hangar. Tuscan inspiration and upgrades galore, make this spacious home an ideal oasis for both family and friends.
The large screened porch with built-in grill overlooks the saltwater pool and jacuzzi and the expansive backyard with sunset views of the runway. Interior features include a split floor plan with gas fireplaces, a large wine cellar, billiard room, and an amazing home theatre with 15 seats and an HD 12-foot screen. The sumptuous master suite with breakfast bar, his and her closets, and office are sure to please.
There are 3 additional guest rooms with en suite baths all located on one floor with easy access-yet quite private. With a three-car garage, Crestron lighting, Lutron shades, plus impact windows, this home is a rare find for those who demand the best.
Take a look around this house. Then take a look at your little boy, who’s interested in baseball and thinks he’d make a great catcher. He has an above-average arm and great leadership skills. Your son could be the next Salty, playing for six different teams and racking up north of $16 million in career earnings. Don’t forget that MLB pension that kicks in at 62 for guys who log 10 years of service. We’re talking about $220,000 per year in pension alone.
I know the odds are long, but look at what your little boy could have in his life if he jacks 100 home runs and hits .232 while managing a pitching staff. There aren’t many MLB catching jobs laying around. Time to get to work, son.
Mortgage: $17,600 or so a month with 20% down. The big cost here has to be plane maintenance and air conditioning. I don’t know what airplane fuel runs these days.