Chicago Bears linebacker Lance Briggs has made a few million dollars playing in the NFL. He signed a $36 million contract in 2008 and is under contract through 2014. He’ll make a base of $4.5 million in 2013 so the guy has some decent coin to spend on a house.
That brings me to the 6,800 sq. ft. Paradise Valley, Arizona house that Briggs is selling for $2,699,000 (he paid $3.4 million in 2007). Is it too small? Is he tired of the Arizona summer heat? Are the golf courses getting too boring in his neighborhood? Does he need more space? A better man cave?
To be honest, Briggs’ man cave pretty much sucks. It looks like a decent college apartment before idiots start smashing all the furniture and spill beer on the pool table.
According to the realtor:
PHENOMENAL 6795 SQ FT OF FIRST CLASS LIVING SPACE,GRACIOUS OPEN FLOOR PLAN PROFESSIONAL UPGRADES THROUGH-OUT. CUSTOME TILE &3FIREPLACE’S 5BEDROOMS&5.5BATHS IN THE MAIN HOUSE. 1BEDROOM &1BATH 1337SF IN THE GUEST CASITA ALSO HAS ITS OWN PRIVATE ENTRY…FORMAL LIVING & DINING AREA WITH WETBAR. GOURMET KITCHEN COMPLIMENTED BY THE BEST APPLIANCES. AWESOME FAMILY ROOM THAT LEADS OUT TO THE RESORT STYLE BACKYARD COMPLETE WITH HURRICANE PALMS SURROUND SOUND AROUND THE POOL. LARGE BOULDERS ACCENTUATE THE YARD,PUTTING GREEN,FIRE PIT &RAMANDA WITH OUTDOOR KITCHEN.
Yes, the realtor used all caps.
Real Highlights of Lance Briggs’ Palace:
• Built in 2000
• 5 beds, 6 bath
• Insane amount of parking space for the whips
• Chipping greens
• Outdoor patio bigger than your entire house
Mortgage: $13,500 before figuring in housekeeping & pool boy services