Tampa, FL, March 28, 2019 --(PR.com
)-- Engel & Völkers Madeira Beach today announced the legendary NFL quarterback Vinny Testaverde’s lake-front estate near Tampa, Florida is headed to auction.
The ultra-luxurious estate overlooks Lake Keystone on six acres of private, manicured grounds. The home spans over 12,700 square feet with six bedrooms, seven full bathrooms, and four half bathrooms. Evan Pedone with Engel & Völkers Madeira Beach is joining forces with American Heritage Auctioneers to sell Lake Keystone property.
“We are creating an event like no other, where affluent buyers can tour and bid on this magnificent, one-of-a kind property," said Evan Pedone, Luxury Real Estate Advisor with Engel and Völkers.
"We are pulling out all the stops and will have an elegant auction event with h'ordevus, a harpist, and champagne. It will be a truly special night," said Mike Peters, owner of American Heritage Auctioneers.
“The Testaverdes chose to pursue an auction event to minimize the inconveniences of showing and selling a home while balancing a busy lifestyle,” said Pedone. “The Testverde’s have enjoyed over 10 years in the home and raised their children there. Now, with the majority of their children grown, they feel it is time to begin their next chapter.”
The estate features a bright open floorplan, great room with coffered ceiling and gas fireplace, chef’s kitchen, sun room, master bedroom with private terrace and en-suite bath, office, movie theater, dance studio, game room, billiard room with bar, wine cellar, sauna and full-size gym with an adjacent kitchen.
The grounds feature a heated pool and spa with outdoor kitchen, tennis/basketball court, private golf simulation room, boat house on the pristine waters of Lake Keystone, dock with lift, four car garage, brick paved driveway with private gate and is zoned to accommodate equestrian interests.
“My advice to any affluent buyer who is looking from Sarasota to Tampa, is to take a moment, and tour this property, because I believe you will be astounded at what it has to offer. Whether you are into water skiing on Lake Keystone, hosting your own private tennis tournament, or horseback riding within your gated estate, this property has it all, and more," said Pedone.
"The attention to detail and the quality of workmanship in this home is second to none. Now we are going to open it up to a wide spectrum of potential buyers. They will undoubtedly see the amazing value this estate offers, and will bid accordingly. May the highest bid win," said Peters.
The estate was purchased by Testaverde in 2007. That same year, he retired, after a career that spanned an impressive 21 seasons. Testaverde played for seven NFL teams including Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Ravens, New York Jets, Dallas Cowboys, New England Patriots and Carolina Panthers. The home underwent a $1 million restoration and renovation in 2018.