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Step inside this glamorous resort-like home, once owned by Shaquille O’Neal

The house boasts soaring views, a home cinema and, of course, a basketball court…

Shaquille O'Neal's house
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An opulent home once owned by basketball phenomenon Shaquille O’Neal has gone on the market for $9.25 million.

The plush home sits in the covetable, guard-gated Mulholland Estates surrounded by magnificent views. 

The expansive estate oozes a resort-style feel, and offers a dramatic welcome with a two-storey entrance hall enhanced with marble floors and grand archways. 

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Shaquille O'Neal's house

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Lounge spaces vary between formal and sophisticated for entertaining (think grand pianos and elaborate lighting) and snug-style rooms for TV binges and sofa-surfing.

Shaquille O'Neal's house

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Shaquille O'Neal's house

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Dining areas also offer varying styles, from clean, contemporary and sleek to art-packed walls and stencilled ceilings.

Shaquille O'Neal's house

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Shaquille O'Neal's house

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The super-prime master suite offers the space you’d expect a 7ft 1in megastar to require, and boasts a private lounge with kitchenette, oversized walk-in closets, a spa-like bath and dual vanity unit.

Shaquille O'Neal's house

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Shaquille O'Neal's house

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Shaquille O'Neal's house

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Guest bedrooms are modern and inviting, featuring on-trend pieces like fluted velvet headboards.

Shaquille O'Neal's house

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As you move seamlessly through the house, you’re also greeted by beautiful reception spaces boasting statement pieces of art.

Shaquille O'Neal's house

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And, when Sunday fun day comes around (or just whenever it takes your fancy), there's a state-of-the-art home theater and games room to keep everyone entertained.

Shaquille O'Neal's house

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Outside is also an entertainer’s paradise, where you’ll find a basketball court, pool, waterfall, spa, pavilion, BBQ, fire pit and patio space for laidback lounging while soaking up those city light views.

Shaquille O'Neal's house

(Image credit: Tyler Hogan/Compass)

Where does Shaquille O'Neal live now?

The four-time NBA champion lives in a mega-mansion, perfectly suited to his size and star status. The 31,000sqft home sits on four acres in the exclusive Isleworth Golf & Country Club in Florida, and boasts a car showroom to house his luxury motor collection, a 95ft-long pool, 12 bedrooms, an indoor basketball court, and are 700sqft or lake frontage. It's currently on sale for $19.5 million.

Listed for $9,250,000 with Sally Forster Jones of Compass