Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson Cashes In Florida Home


dwayne the rock johnsonThe Rock is rocking and rolling in the troubled Florida real estate market. Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, the former University of Miami football player turned Hollywood action hero, motivational coach, and funnyman in movies, can add real estate investor to his varied resume. Johnson sold his home in Davie, Fla., for $1.18 million, below its $1.54 million asking price, but with plenty of upside to spare.

Johnson purchased the house in 2000 for $419,000.

"Dwayne has several properties both in Florida and California and may just be disposing of some assets," Realtor Marsha Edwards told AOL Real Estate. "The timing is right, and he got out with a huge profit."




Located in Davie, Fla.'s upscale Emerald Isles Estates development, the 8,231-square-foot
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lakefront property is loaded with amenities. The 5-bedroom, 5-bath ranch-style home features stucco construction and a barrel-tile roof. The master bedroom has a separate tub and shower, whirlpool spa and dual sinks all of imported marble and granite.

The chef's kitchen is a combination of glass cabinets, wood pantry, breakfast area with a window view, glass top snack bar and counter, granite countertops and stainless steel appliances.

A wide-open floor plan gives the home a natural flow from the foyer to the dining room with elegant crystal chandelier, wood details and French doors leading out to the pool area. The den and family room is a wide open space with custom made entertainment center, large French style windows and marble floors.

The state-of-the-art home theater features comfortable red leather theater-style seating for eight while the spacious yet cozy studio/office features wall-mounted shelves, a comfortable seating area and French window.

Finally, the pool area with marble patio deck, stainless steel gas grill, lakefront view, shady palm trees, hot tub and enough room for a great oudoor party completes the home's grandeur.

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