Selling a house can be difficult, and if the right buyer doesn't come along, it can feel like it's taking an eternity. However, that is the case as no one seems to be biting on Mario Lemieux's Quebec mansion, which is still listed for nearly $22 million.
To be fair, that's quite a lot of money to pay for a house, even when an average home can cost close to a million dollars. However, wouldn't it be exciting to live in the former home of one of Canada's most famous hockey stars?
Besides, this isn't your average listing. This mansion is a beautiful and sprawling piece of property that offers all sorts of features.
Forget about living in Mario Lemieux's former home for a moment, and try to look at this property objectively. The mansion sits on a 5.25 acre lot, and offers 16,794 square feet of living space.
That's a lot of space to move around, and on top of that, the house sits right on the shore of Lake Tremblant, offering some beautiful views. With eight bathrooms and nine bathrooms, there's plenty of space for a big family.
On top of all the space and the lake view are, of course, some of the incredible amenities that come with a listing like this.
What do you get when you buy a house that used to belong to a hockey player? Let's start with the gym, pool, spa, and steam shower and go from there.
Do you like to cook? How would you like to live in a house with its own walk-in refrigerator and pizza kitchen?
If you're the kind of person who likes to entertain guests, they'd definitely love the home theatre and tennis court. They'd also love the 2 bedroom guest house with its own deck.
On top of everything else, you're getting five washers and dryers, four and a half garages, and 17 fireplaces. That may sound like too much, but who knows when you'll have to wash everything you have ever owned? For $22 million, you could do a lot worse.
Le Château Fleur de Lys
Description: Mario Lemieux's former home lives up to its already extravagant reputation.