Boxing great Sugar Ray Leonard has put his expansive Los Angeles-area estate back up for sale on the open market this spring. The 1.7-acre, seven-bedroom property in Pacific Palisades is priced at $46.5 million. Leonard listed it initially in 2019 with a $52 million ask.
The property dates to 1952. Leonard and his wife, Bernadette, have called the 16,773 sq. ft. estate home for nearly a quarter century. The main house is a lavish Italianate; the couple overhauled it with the guidance of Los Angeles-area mansion specialist Richard Landry a few years after purchasing the property. Its ivy-covered exterior is a character-rich succession of staggered sections, with a wide variety of window shapes.
The home’s interior spaces include a solarium, and a great room with a double-height ceiling, a large stone fireplace, and clerestory windows. French doors are a frequent sight in the home, and pop up in the formal dining room, living room as well as other shared living areas; exposed ceiling timber, lantern pendants, and a turret staircase are other details of the home. The master bedroom features a vaulted ceiling, a fireplace, and a private terrace.
The grounds are a treat. Gardens, lawns, water features and statues contribute to the escapist feel. A pool, guest house, and tennis court top the list of outdoor amenities.