I lived in Miami in 2008 and quickly learned there’s really only two areas you want to live if you’re anywhere near downtown: South Beach or Coconut Grove.
(James’ commute is 15 minutes - with South Beach a postgame bridge away)
Both are centers of activity in more ways than one but Coconut Grove is certainly more family friendly, hence LeBron James putting down stakes in the latter with a recent $9 million manse acquisition.
James’ tri-level, 12,000 square-foot estate was built in 2010 on a 20,000 square-foot lot. The abode has Biscayne Bay views from every room and boasts a concrete dock which can fit up to two 60-foot yachts.
(Photo credit: Obeo.com)
The house was originally listed at $12 milllion but James - apparently - snapped it up for $3 million less.
sidekick baby mama Savannah Brinson would most likely be delighted with the decision to stay away from South Beach, but since she’s wintering with the kids in Akron(!) I have a feeling Maverick Carter & Co. are all set to reenact Entourage. Read more…