Albert Pujols, an 11-time MLB All-Star and retired first baseman, sold his enormous Irvine, California property for $8.8 million.

The mansion is about 9,200 square feet with five en suite bedrooms and eight bathrooms.

The half-acre property in the gated Shady Canyon area was purchased by Pujols for $5.5 million in 2012. In 2016, he listed the mansion for $7.75 million, but it never went through. He relisted the property for $9,980,000 in June 2023.

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Despite not getting his asking price, Pujols still made a profit of more than $3 million.

First off, there are two offices, a movie theater, a wet bar, and a meditation room tastefully furnished in this opulent home. Additionally, there is a bonus room that could be used as a home gym, kid’s play area, or wine cellar with ease.

There is a grand, double-height foyer with tile flooring and a curved staircase in the entryway.

There is an elegant kitchen, many living areas, a formal dining room, and a laundry room on the main floor.

The gourmet kitchen features a walk-in pantry, warm wood cabinets, a marble-topped center island, and a roomy breakfast nook. There are several entry points to the backyard and a coffered ceiling in the formal dining area. In the meantime, the adjacent sitting rooms feature gorgeous wooden shutters, beamed ceilings, and stone fireplaces.

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The main bedroom suite features a wall of windows and a centrally located tub in a spa-like bathroom. There is a laundry room and two walk-in closets in this area as well.

The entire home is decorated with arched doors, hardwood floors, and sculptural light fixtures.

Beauty that sleeps

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Four further bedrooms, each with access to a communal balcony, are located on the second floor. Large and light-filled, these rooms have light hardwood flooring, marble bathrooms, and creative wall trim.

The third story is the last but not the least. It has a large office area with breathtaking views of Bommer Canyon.

Resort-style backyard

The backyard is just as elegant. A resort-style pool featuring a waterfall, a bespoke rock slide grotto, and a Baja step is available. The area is completed with a fire pit, Jacuzzi, multiple terraces, and exquisitely landscaped gardens.