L.A. Lakers Coach Mike D'Antoni Finally Selling New York Home (House of the Day)
It's been more than a year since ex-New York Knicks head coach Mike D'Antoni sprung his surprise resignation on the team. But saying goodbye to a sweet piece of upstate New York real estate must be a little harder to come to terms with. Only now is D'Antoni finally trying to unload his suburban homestead in Rye, N.Y., according to Realtor.com. Good timing: Playoff hopes for the Los Angeles Lakers, the team D'Antoni now coaches, aren't looking so bright, so hopefully netting the home's $6.95 million asking price will lift his spirits.
According to Realtor.com, D'Antoni and his wife, Laurel, bought the sprawling 7,142-square-foot Colonial for $5.75 million in 2008. D'Antoni had just joined the Knicks at the time. If the property sells for the asking price, it would make for a nice profit for him -- and for good reason.
The seven-bedroom, nine-bathroom waterfront home sits on 1 acre in one of the oldest and most exclusive country clubs in America, the Apawamis Club, which dates to 1890. The home has a gunite pool and a combo three-car garage and gym, Realtor.com said. There's also an eat-in kitchen, balcony and walk-out basement.
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