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Wayne and Janet Gretzky are officially selling their massive Thousand Oaks, California mansion that has been the background for so many family internet moments over the years. Wayne and Janet, both 59 with five grown children, are clearly at that age when they are considering downsizing from a 13,000 sq. ft. mega-mansion to something a little more manageable.
The Gretzkys are unloading this masterpiece for $22,900,000. There’s no need to worry about the future of the neighborhood. This house is inside the gates of Sherwood Country Club. All your neighbors have Gretzky-like money, just like you do. Take a look at a Google Map of the neighborhood. You also won’t have to worry about someone putting up a pre-fab shed from Home Depot. They’re clearly not allowed in his ‘hood.
The most coveted estate within the prestigious Sherwood Country Club. Newly remodeled, this Colonial Revival is situated on a 6.5 acre promontory. Enter through the gated entry and arrive at a circular motor court with stunning 360 degree panoramic views of the Santa Monica Mountains and Lake Sherwood. Designed by renowned architect Richard Landry, the 13,000 square foot residence includes 6 beds, 8 baths, and 2 guest houses. Exquisite, elegant craftsmanship is apparent in every room, with no detail overlooked. Amenities include a master suite with sitting room and dual baths, screening room, fitness facility, billiards room, office, championship tennis court, outdoor entertainment area, wood burning pizza oven, wood and gas barbecue, and formal gardens.
Mortgage: $78,000/mo. BEFORE taxes, which run $23,800 per month. According to the Realtor.com calculator, with 20% down you’re still looking at a monthly payment of $108,000.
Keep in mind, the nearest Whole Foods is 9.3 miles and Starbucks is 8.6 miles. Adjust your house hunting accordingly.