Sep 16, 2020 - Real Estate

Former Panthers fullback Mike Tolbert’s custom home listed for $2.4M

Mike Tolbert's house asks $2.4M front

Mike Tolbert’s house asks $2.4M front

Former Panthers player Mike Tolbert built a 10,000-square-foot custom home in Weddington just two years ago. The house hits the market Thursday for $2.4 million.

Quick background: Tolbert, a three-time Pro Bowler, was with the Panthers for five seasons, before going to the Buffalo Bills for a season in 2017.

Tolbert, now retired, planned to downsize in the next few years, once his kids get a little older. But with home prices sky-high in Charlotte, real estate agent David Hoffman encourages his client to sell now.

It’s not a coincidence that Hoffman’s had two Panthers listings this week. The other house was Josh McCown’s — the former Panthers back-up quarterback and Myers Park High School football coach.

“If someone wants to sell in the next 2-4 years, do it today,” he says. “Prices likely will be lower, or at least stay stagnant. We’re hitting a ceiling.”

Hoffman says he doesn’t have a crystal ball to see into the future, but his economist and real estate backgrounds tell him the sellers market may not be quite as hot as it is now later down the line.

So, Tolbert took the advice and is building another, albeit smaller, custom home in the Charlotte area.

The exact address is 1216 Parkhill Court. At 10,000 square feet, it has 6 beds and 8 baths. It’s on nearly 1.5 private acres.

Hoffman and Brandi Boncore of The David Hoffman Group share the listing.

The house has everything you’d expect from a multi-million dollar property: home gym, five fireplaces, an outdoor living area, pool and spa, artful wine storage, hidden movie theater, an enviable walk-in closet, gourmet kitchen — you get it.

“We love to bike and walk around the neighborhood and use the wooded trails,” Tolbert says of the estate. “And it’s convenience to Waverly, Blakeney, SouthPark, and Uptown Charlotte; it’s close to the interstate.”

The former fullback says his favorite spots in the house are “the huge entertainers dream basement” and the hidden movie theater.

With all of these features and the size of the estate, Hoffman says if this home were in, say, Myers Park or SouthPark, the price tag would be at least $4 million.

Here’s a look around.

Mike Tolbert's house asks $2.4M entry
The two-year-old home is stunning with modern minimalist design; contrasting black and natural wood tones throughout; and an entertainers, family-friendly layout.
Mike Tolbert's house asks $2.4M great room
The two-story great room has sleek built-ins and a gorgeous fireplace.
Mike Tolbert's house asks $2.4M kitchen
Mike Tolbert's house asks $2.4M kitchen 2
The kitchen has a sub-zero refrigerator and freezer, WOLF range, marble countertops, and a spacious island. But the most luxurious touches are the cabinet-front appliances and marble backsplash that matches the countertops.
Mike Tolbert's house asks $2.4M stairs
Mike Tolbert's house asks $2.4M wine
This swanky wine display is adjacent to the dining room, making it easy to show off or grab a bottle from whenever you need it.
Mike Tolbert's house asks $2.4M bedbroom
Mike Tolbert's house asks $2.4M closet
Hello, dream closet. This walk-in has an island, seating area, and a washer/dryer — plus all the storage you could ever ask for, clearly.
Mike Tolbert's house asks $2.4M bath
Mike Tolbert's house asks $2.4M secret theater
Tolbert’s personal favorite, this bookshelf stacked with memorabilia doubles as a secret passage to the home theater.
Mike Tolbert's house asks $2.4M theater opening
Mike Tolbert's house asks $2.4M theater
Mike Tolbert's house asks $2.4M pool table
At 10,000 square feet, this house has tons of recreational space, especially in the basement. In addition to this bar/game area, there’s also a home gym and additional family room space.
Mike Tolbert's house asks $2.4M back twilight
Outside, you’ve got a double-decker covered porch, pool and spa, putting green, outdoor dining and living area, and a fire table. The property is on a huge private lot on a cul-de-sac.
Mike Tolbert's house asks $2.4M outdoor living area
Mike Tolbert's house asks $2.4M back
Mike Tolbert's house asks $2.4M fire pit
Mike Tolbert's house asks $2.4M putting green

Photos courtesy of David Hoffman Group. Know of any newsworthy listings, have a fixer upper story to share, or want to invite the Agenda in for a home tour? Send a note to [email protected]. Related Agenda real estate guides: Best custom home builders in Charlotte, Best architects in Charlotte, and Best interior designers in Charlotte.

Love seeing inside Panthers’ homes? Us too. Take a peek around NFL quarterback Josh McCown’s Carmel Park home (currently on the market),  Ron Rivera’s former home, and Cam Newton’s Uptown condo (currently on the market).

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