In 2018, legendary New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter put a stunning castle on the market in Greenwood Lake, New York.
Jeter purchased the 4.01-acre property for $425,000 in 2003, but after extensive renovations, listed the home for a whopping $14.75 million.
More than four years after it was first acquired, Jeter’s home still hasn’t sold and is currently being auctioned for a bid of $6.5 million. According to The Wall Street Journal.
Located about 45 miles northwest of Yankee Stadium, Jeter’s Fortress features five kitchens, a turret, a game room, an infinity pool, a replica of the Statue of Liberty, and nearly 700 feet of coastline.
Check out the photos of the house below.
Legendary shortstop and Hall of Famer Derek Jeter had a castle fit for a king when he was playing for the New York Yankees.
The luxury facility is located in Greenwood Lake, New York, approximately 45 miles northwest of Yankee Stadium.
It is so wide that there is a bridge connecting one side of the building with the other.
Known as Tiedemann Castle, the stone house is open to the public with fountains and gardens.
And there are beautiful waterfalls.
There is also a replica of the Statue of Liberty.
A beautiful place to take a nice walk…
…or sit back and watch the boats pull into the marina.
The house’s most distinctive feature, the high-rise turret, is located along the river.
It’s even more impressive when you see it up close.
Walking to the top seems like a daunting trek, but…
… The view from the top is definitely worth it.
In total, the property boasts approximately 700 feet of shoreline.
So it makes sense that many rooms in the house have great ocean views.
Let’s take a look inside.
The grand foyer features a wooden archway, winding staircase and piano.
Another look from the other side.
The home boasts 12,590 square feet.
It is filled with spacious rooms and high ceilings.
The house was built in 1903 and Jeter has a special connection with it.
His maternal grandfather grew up in the castle after he was adopted by the Tiedemann family.
Located in the main building, this kitchen is one of five kitchens spread over two lots.
With a breakfast nook, island and large kitchen table, this kitchen is like a gathering place in Jeter’s castle.
Here is another kitchen.
It’s a chef’s dream.
And here is the third kitchen.
This has great views of the lake.
And there are many cozy burrows in the main house.
The library overlooks part of the garden that surrounds the house.
The house has 6 bedrooms…
… 7 full bathrooms …
…and 5 half baths.
The office is fully equipped with a large desk and conference table.
But the house also features a great game room to kick back and relax.
It also has a bar which is great for hosting.
This den is probably big enough to hold the entire Yankees roster.
A great place to play games and watch movies.
This dining room may have been the site of team dinners.
We have a home gym that MLB level personnel can join.
Stepping outside feels like stepping back in time.
But the infinity pool is the latest.
See aerial photos.
There is an outdoor kitchen nearby.
Jeter’s house also has a hot tub ……
…and a giant bell. Frankly, I don’t know what it’s for.
Lots of garage space for luxury cars.
And there is a jungle gym for children.
It’s a little surprising that Jeter didn’t find a buyer for the New York fort. Of course, the former Yankee’s fortune is estimated at his $185 million, so he could afford to wait.
About a year and a half after the sale, Jeter pulled the list “for the winter,” according to the realtor selling the house. The agent said at the time that it would return to the market shortly.
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