m_gallery = "ryan_howard"; The three-story mansion features a lazy river with waterfalls, bridges, a bar, and grotto that winds throughout the grounds.

The massive mansion spans 19,000 square feet.

The Belleair Shores mansion set a record for the highest residential sale in the Tampa area. This listing originally appeared on realtor.com. You can support your local news source. The house features eight bedrooms, seven bathrooms, four additional powder rooms, custom vaulted ceilings and fine marble finishes throughout. Former Philadelphia Phillies slugger Ryan Howard always swung for the fences. m_gallery_id = "15469770"; Trump Asks At PA Rally, Mark Lipsky - The Lighter Side of Sports - LIVE Stream, Virtual Open House: Plymouth Meeting Friends School. “Please. © 2020 Advance Local Media LLC. There’s also a chef’s kitchen, fitness center, sauna, game room with bar, custom home theater, library, and an eight-car garage—all likely paid for by Howard’s final $125 million contract extension in 2012, widely panned as one of the worst guaranteed contracts in baseball history. I saved your damn neighborhood, OK?”, Pandemic Pushes U.S. Child Hunger To The Brink, 'Suburban Women, Will You Please Like Me?' m_gallery_creation_date = "Thursday, July 24, 2014, 7:48 AM"; Jackie Diaz and Karen Hegemeier of Premier Sotheby’s International Realty’s Clearwater office held the private listing while Rafal Wazio of Coldwell Banker represented buyer Ben Mallah, owner of, Equity Management Partners and brash star of Koncrete's, EY & Citi On The Importance Of Resilience And Innovation, Impact 50: Investors Seeking Profit — And Pushing For Change. The waterfront home is steps from the beach. Howard, who will have earned $180 million by the time his latest contract expires, is putting the finishing touches on his new Florida mansion, which is expected to cost $5.8 million once completed. Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. Please. PHILADELPHIA — If you had your eye on this 19,578-square-foot mansion, you're too late. For more information and photos, click here. m_gallery_permalink = "http://photos.nj.com/8001122/gallery/ryan_howard/index.html"; I’ve photographed Stockholm’s chromatic doors, been ripped off in Athens, and survived an overnight stay in the real Friday the 13th cabin. Among the amenities are a two-story paneled library, a bowling alley, a wine cellar, a secure art gallery and a trophy room complete with glass cases. The first baseman's new digs — being built on the gulf 10 miles south of the Phillies' Clearwater spring training complex — will (have) eight bedrooms, at least 10 baths, a two-story library, a trophy room, two kitchens, three laundry rooms, two elevators, a wine room and a bowling alley. Floor-to-ceiling window walls and towering three-story terraces offer sweeping water views and radiant sunsets. Howard was a three-time All-Star who spent 13 seasons with the Phillies. Howard, ... the Tampa Bay Times reported in 2012. (Jason O. Watson/Getty Images). Writer, pop culture virtuoso and luxury lunatic, Located on Gulf Boulevard (near the Phillies’ Clearwater, Florida spring training base), the All-Star first baseman’s Belleair Shores mansion set a record for the highest residential sale in the Tampa Bay area. With custom ceilings and finishes throughout, the mansion has a chef's kitchen, fitness center, game room with bar, custom home theater, panic room, and six-car garage as well. Ryan Howard was awarded National League MVP in 2006. m_gallery_type = "photo"; Earlier this month, Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard suggested that fans and media members would not want to walk a day in his shoes due to the criticism he has faced for his poor play this season. Located on Gulf Boulevard (near the Phillies’ Clearwater, Florida spring training base), the All-Star first baseman’s Belleair Shores mansion set a record for the highest residential sale in the Tampa Bay area. Here is the latest on the former All-Star's new house, via the Tampa Bay Times. But good for him, his early success and tremendous power stats earned him market value. Mallah told the Tampa Bay Times that he purchased the home for his wife, Karla, for their 15th wedding anniversary.