RGIII'S PAD FOR SALE

Texas football star RGIII hopes to punt his Lake Conroe paradise for $2.6 million

RGIII has listed his Lake Conroe manse for sale. Photo courtesy of Realtor.com

This article originally appeared on CultureMap.

Professional athletes are often coached on the importance of building a strong portfolio during their playing career and for many, that means investing in real estate.

Taking a page out of that playbook, NFL quarterback Robert Griffin III — known to Texas fans as RGIII during his Heisman Trophy-winning days at Baylor University — had invested in a Lake Conroe mansion, but is now punting the home.

The Mediterranean-style estate — currently listed at $2.6 million by Houston Portfolio Real Estate — is more than 9,000 square feet and boasts seven bedrooms, seven bathrooms, a large home theater, a massage and exercise room, and what’s billed as a “backyard paradise.” The outdoor amenities include a beach-entry pool with swim-up bar, spa, sunken outdoor kitchen, and a pool bathroom/changing room.

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