Former Los Angeles Angels outfielder Justin Upton has put his luxury modern farmhouse in Newport Beach’s Dover Shores neighborhood on the market for $6.795 million.
Records show that’s 44% more than the $4.7265 million Upton and his wife, Ashley, paid for it, through a trust, in March 2020.
Oak floors milled from 125-year-old reclaimed barn-wood planks run throughout the 5,963-square-foot home renovated in 2019. It has five bedrooms and seven bathrooms across three levels, accessed by a floating staircase with solid oak treads.
A glass-enclosed wine cellar, a surround-sound theater, and a full bar equipped with a beer froster, ice maker, refrigerator and popcorn maker on the lower level.
The main level boasts a gourmet kitchen with Thermador appliances and butcher block and lava stone countertops. Sliding floor-to-ceiling glass doors in the open floor plan create uninterrupted indoor-outdoor flow.
All but one of the bedrooms occupy the top floor.
The oasis-style yard holds a Kayu Batu hardwood deck, a built-in barbecue, a fire pit and ample space for a future pool.
Annie Clougherty of Compass has the listing.
Upton, 36, is a free agent. He made his 2007 debut with the Arizona Diamondbacks. He went on to play for the Atlanta Braves, San Diego Padres, Detroit Tigers and Angels.
The Anaheim team designated him for assignment in 2022.
After spring training, the Associated Press reported that Upton signed a one-year contract with the Seattle Mariners. But he refused the team’s option to send him to their Triple-A affiliate, the Tacoma Rainiers, and instead became a free agent.
Source: Orange County Register