Oceanview Retreat Built For Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Made with unusually high doorways and ceilings, this home was originally custom built for NBA all-star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. This ultimate ocean view retreat has been a perfect place to relax after Kareem’s retirement from the LA Lakers.

001Situated on 3 acres on the north side of Kauai, Hawaii, this tropical paradise features access to Secret Beach, which is a favorite of locals and dolphins.

Highlights include: Approx. 6,000 square feet of luxury living space with vaulted ceilings and hardwood floors, 3 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, a 1 bedroom carriage house, pool and spa, beautiful tropical greenery and a lush fruit orchard. The orchard contains a wide variety of fruit production including: breadfruit, starfruit, citrus, avocados, figs, mangoes, apples, coconuts and bananas.

One thing that may be surprising is that there is no basketball court. Instead, the Lakers gifted Kareem a tennis court for his retirement.

Listed with Sleeping Giant Sotheby’s International Realty, the price has recently dropped to $5.9 million. The owners have changed twice since Abdul-Jabbar lived there. There is now an opportunity for someone else to continue the estates legacy.

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