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Inside Sugar Ray Leonard’s luxury £42m LA home he couldn’t sell with sunken pool, putting green and tennis court

IT’S off the market!

Last year, Sugar Ray Leonard, 64, put his amazing mansion in Los Angels up for sale for an huge £42million.

Inside Sugar Ray Leonard’s incredible LA mansion worth £42m
The property has its own putting green
The property has its own putting green
Leonard recently took the home off the market
Leonard recently took the home off the market

But SunSport has learned the boxing legend has now taken the listing down after failing to find any buyers.

The stunning gated property can be found in the affluent area of Pacific Palisades, near Santa Monica and Malibu.

And it has all the amenities a sports icon would want, including a pool, tennis court, as well as a putting green.

Sugar Ray, believed to be worth around £120m, has lived in the home with wife Bernadette for over 20 years now, and it appears they won’t leaving it anytime soon.

IT’S HUGE

Built across 16,773-square-foot, there’s a seven bedroom main house, plus a two-storey guest house.

It was designed by famed architect to the stars Richard Landry, who counts the likes of Mark Wahlberg, Eddie Murphy, and Rod Stewart among his clientele.

Style-wise, it has a lot in common with a European villa with features like ivy-covered walls, full glass rectangular doors, and the stone walls throughout the property that were imported from Jerusalem.

And there’s six fireplaces, delivered from Europe, that keep the house cosy.

The living room has vaulted ceilings, arched windows, as well as a sheltered outer space.

The vast abode stretches across 16,773-square-foot and has a seven-bed main house as well as a guest house

The vast abode stretches across 16,773-square-foot and has a seven-bed main house as well as a guest house
The property boasts a stunning sunken pool area
The property boasts a stunning sunken pool area
The home was designed by famed architect to the stars Richard Landry
The home was designed by famed architect to the stars Richard Landry
The kitchen has a rustic feel similar to what you would see in a farmhouse
The kitchen has a rustic feel similar to what you would see in a farmhouse

In the sitting room you’ll find one of the fireplaces, as well as a balcony that looks out onto a view of the Santa Monica mountains.

As for the kitchen, that wouldn’t look out of place in a rustic farmhouse with its wooden beams – but, of course, modern appliances are installed.

GOLF, ANYONE?

After he retired in the ring, Sugar Ray spent a lot of time on the golf course – and plays with an 18 handicap.

To improve his putting skills, he installed his own five-hole putting green on his estate.

And that’s not the end of the sporty theme.

Sugar Ray, who won titles at welterweight, light-middleweight, middleweight, super-middleweight and light-heavyweight, also has his own tennis court.

When he’s done working out, he can head down to his sunken pool for a dip, which is flanked by a spa, and some gorgeous landscaped gardens.

IT’S NOT FOR SALE NOW

The sitting room has a balcony with views of the Santa Monica mountains

The sitting room has a balcony with views of the Santa Monica mountains

Stone fittings in the property were imported from Jerusalem

Stone fittings in the property were imported from Jerusalem

The ivy-draped mansion was on the market for £43m

The ivy-draped mansion was on the market for £42m
However, there were no takers and the property has been unlisted recently
However, there were no takers and the property has been unlisted recently

When the home was put for sale in July last year, Bernadette said: “This home has been a peaceful oasis.

“We’ve been blessed to have a space allowing us to host both intimate family gatherings and sizeable fundraisers.

“My hope is that the future owner will cherish this home as much as our family has.”

However, there were no takers for the £42m property, which would’ve broken records for the costliest house in the area.

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