Famous former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson put his Las Vegas home on the market for $1.5 million. The 5,800 sq ft home has 5 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms. It’s constructed in the industrial style with clean lines perfect for Las Vegas.
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The Contemporary Style Estate
When you arrive at the home, you’ll walk up a travertine walkway past lush tropical landscaping. Once inside, you’ll find an open floor plan with high ceilings. Walls are white with exposed white ceiling beams. Glass walls, black iron balcony railings, and a black metal staircase create an open industrial style. A large chandelier hangs in the foyer as a focal point. It’s balanced with a mosaic floor in earth tones.
The kitchen is ultra-modern, with white cabinets contrasted by a black marble countertop. It has stainless steel appliances and a marble floor. The bathroom is luxurious with a freestanding tub and walk-in shower. Gray marble floors and walls create a clean look. Other notable features include sky bridges and 3 fireplaces.
The lower floor has two bedrooms with hardwood floors and a shared contemporary bathroom. The family room also features hardwood floors. The primary bedroom has its own bathroom with a floating tub and seamless shower. Marble floors and a chandelier adorn the room.
The star of the home is the large infinity pool with a 25-foot waterfall accessible from the rear patio. The area also includes two separate spas in addition to the pool. The patio includes seating for entertaining and a BBQ pit. The pool can also be viewed from balconies on the exterior of the second floor. Underwater lighting adds to the opulence of the pool.
Mike Tyson’s Accomplishments
Mike Tyson is considered one of the greatest boxers of all time. He’s had 58 career fights, and he won 50 of those. 44 of them were via knockout. Nicknames in his early career were “Kid Dynamite” and “Iron Mike”. He gained a new nickname over the years. “The Baddest Man on the Planet”, which, factually true or not, was certainly well-earned.
His professional career was from 1985 to 2005. He had a 3-year run as Heavyweight Champion, from 1987 to 1990. He was also the youngest boxer to win a heavyweight title, at 20 years old. He was the first heavyweight boxer to hold the WBA, WBC, and IBF at the same time, Today he holds the 6th longest unified championship reign.
Las Vegas Lifestyle
Las Vegas is known for the slogan “What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas” and the Las Vegas strip. The strip is an adult wonderland with glamorous casinos and other adult entertainment. However, away from the strip, you’ll find a different atmosphere.
You’ll find celebrity estates and suburban neighborhoods that have little resemblance to the Vegas known to tourists. Las Vegas is home to several state and national parks, including Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. There are also cultural attractions, including the Smith Center for the Performing Arts.