Jan 24, 2024 - Real Estate

Christian McCaffrey is selling his Lake Norman mansion for $12.5M

stone mansion with turrets and pitched rooflines

Photo: Mario Bianco/Skycam Digital

Former Panthers player Christian McCaffrey is selling his Lake Norman castle for $12.5 million, The Wall Street Journal first reported.

Why it matters: If the French-inspired estate gets anywhere close to asking, it will once again set a Charlotte region home sales record.

What's happening: McCaffrey, who's been with the San Francisco 49ers since 2022, is cutting ties with both of his North Carolina properties.

What they're saying: Having morning coffee overlooking Lake Norman and grilling and swimming after a day on the water are what McCaffrey will miss most about the one-of-a-kind property, the star running back told the WSJ.

Flashback: McCaffrey bought the house back in 2020 for $7.5 million — all cash.

  • It happened in record-speed, too. Luxury properties can take months to sell, but McCaffrey went under contract within four days.

What's next: Whoever buys the nearly 12,000-square-foot property will get to enjoy a home theater, lakefront pool, chef's kitchen with a French range and 250-bottle wine cellar.

  • It comes with McCaffrey's boat "Olivia" — named after his fiancé Olivia Culpo — and other water/outdoor toys, Speer says.

Take a look around.

entryway of a grand home with spiral staircase, brown door and checkered floors
Photo: Mario Bianco/Skycam Digital
two-story great room with large window and stone fireplace
Photo: Mario Bianco/Skycam Digital
open kitchen with gray cabinets and blue stove
Photo: Mario Bianco/Skycam Digital
free-standing copper bathtub with chandelier hanging over it
Photo: Mario Bianco/Skycam Digital
home theater with leather recliners and stars on the ceiling
Photo: Mario Bianco/Skycam Digital
outdoor living room with a fireplace overlooking a lake
Photo: Mario Bianco/Skycam Digital
lakefront pool with infinity edge and hot tub
Photo: Mario Bianco/Skycam Digital

See photos from the 2020 listing here.

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