Going, going, gone: Cal Ripken Jr.’s multimillion-dollar Md. estate sells at auction

The 25-acre estate of Hall-of-Famer Cal Ripken Jr. is for sale. The $12.5 million Baltimore County property comes with a baseball diamond, training facilities and guest house. (Courtesy Monument Sotheby's International Realty)
The 25-acre estate of Hall-of-Famer Cal Ripken Jr. is for sale. The $12.5 million Baltimore County property comes with a baseball diamond, training facilities and guesthouse. (Courtesy Monument Sotheby’s International Realty) (Courtesy Monument Sotheby's Inte)
The 25-acre secluded estate comes with a pool, cabana, game room, indoor basketball court and batting cage. (Courtesy Monument Sotheby's International Realty)
The 25-acre secluded estate comes with a pool, cabana, game room, indoor basketball court and batting cage. (Courtesy Monument Sotheby’s International Realty) (Courtesy Monument Sotheby's Inte)
The 25-acre secluded estate comes with a pool, cabana, game room, indoor basketball court and batting cage. (Courtesy Monument Sotheby's International Realty)
The 25-acre secluded estate comes with a pool, cabana, game room, indoor basketball court and batting cage. (Courtesy Monument Sotheby’s International Realty) (Courtesy Monument Sotheby's Inte)
The estate features a gourmet kitchen with center island, off the formal dining room. A separate breaksfast room sits nearby. (Courtesy Monument Sotheby's International Realty)
The estate features a gourmet kitchen with center island, off the formal dining room. A separate breakfast room sits nearby. (Courtesy Monument Sotheby’s International Realty) (Courtesy Monument Sotheby's Inte)
The formal dining room has hardwood floors and sits off the gourmet kitchen. (Courtesy Monument Sotheby's International Realty)
The formal dining room has hardwood floors and sits off the gourmet kitchen. (Courtesy Monument Sotheby’s International Realty) (Courtesy Monument Sotheby's Inte)
The estate features a separate breaksfast room and a formal dining room. (Courtesy Monument Sotheby's International Realty)
The estate features a separate breakfast room and a formal dining room. (Courtesy Monument Sotheby’s International Realty) (Courtesy Monument Sotheby's Inte)
The 25-acre secluded estate comes with a guest house, cabana,six bedrooms and 15 full or half bathrooms. (Courtesy Monument Sotheby's International Realty)
The 25-acre secluded estate comes with a guesthouse, cabana, six bedrooms and 15 full or half bathrooms. (Courtesy Monument Sotheby’s International Realty) (Courtesy Monument Sotheby's Inte)
The estate features six bedrooms. The master bedroom has a gas fireplace. (Courtesy Monument Sotheby's International Realty)
The estate features six bedrooms. The master bedroom has a gas fireplace. (Courtesy Monument Sotheby’s International Realty) (Courtesy Monument Sotheby's Inte)
The main home has 10 full bathrooms. (Courtesy Monument Sotheby's International Realty)
The main home has 10 full bathrooms. (Courtesy Monument Sotheby’s International Realty) (Courtesy Monument Sotheby's Inte)
Cal Ripken Jr.'s 25-acre estate in Tufton Farms is for sale. (Courtesy Monument Sotheby's International Realty)
Cal Ripken Jr.’s 25-acre estate in Tufton Farms is for sale. (Courtesy Monument Sotheby’s International Realty) (Courtesy Monument Sotheby's Inte)
The home features a finished basement, home theater, six bedrooms and multiple fireplaces. (Courtesy Monument Sotheby's International Realty)
The home features a finished basement, home theater, six bedrooms and multiple fireplaces. (Courtesy Monument Sotheby’s International Realty) (Courtesy Monument Sotheby's Inte)
Cal Ripken Jr.'s 25-acre estates features an excercise room, trainer's room, locker room, indoor basketball court and a baseball diamond. (Courtesy Monument Sotheby's International Realty)
Cal Ripken Jr.’s 25-acre estates features an exercise room, trainer’s room, locker room, indoor basketball court and a baseball diamond. (Courtesy Monument Sotheby’s International Realty) (Courtesy Monument Sotheby's Inte)
Cal Ripken Jr.'s 25-acre estates features a batting cage, excercise room, trainer's room, locker room, indoor basketball court and a baseball diamond. (Courtesy Monument Sotheby's International Realty)
Cal Ripken Jr.’s 25-acre estates features a batting cage, exercise room, trainer’s room, locker room, indoor basketball court and a baseball diamond. (Courtesy Monument Sotheby’s International Realty) (Courtesy Monument Sotheby's Inte)
Cal Ripken Jr.'s 25-acre estates features an excercise room, trainer's room, locker room, indoor basketball court and a baseball diamond. (Courtesy Monument Sotheby's International Realty)
Cal Ripken Jr.’s 25-acre estates features an exercise room, trainer’s room, locker room, indoor basketball court and a baseball diamond. (Courtesy Monument Sotheby’s International Realty) (Courtesy Monument Sotheby's Inte)
Cal Ripken Jr.'s 25-acre estates features an excercise room, trainer's room, locker room, indoor basketball court and a baseball diamond. (Courtesy Monument Sotheby's International Realty)
Cal Ripken Jr.’s 25-acre estates features an exercise room, trainer’s room, locker room, indoor basketball court and a baseball diamond. (Courtesy Monument Sotheby’s International Realty) (Courtesy Monument Sotheby's Inte)
The 25-acre secluded estate comes with a baseball diamond, trainers room, locker room and excercise room. (Courtesy Monument Sotheby's International Realty)
The 25-acre secluded estate comes with a baseball diamond, trainers room, locker room and exercise room. (Courtesy Monument Sotheby’s International Realty) (Courtesy Monument Sotheby's Inte)
Cal Ripken Jr.'s Tufton Farms estate is now on the market for $12.5 million. The 25,000-square-foot custom house was built in 1985 and renovated in the 1990s. The home sits on 25 acres along with a small lake and a baseball diamond. (Courtesy Monument Sotheby's International Realty)
Cal Ripken Jr.’s Tufton Farms estate is now on the market for $12.5 million. The 25,000-square-foot custom house was built in 1985 and renovated in the 1990s. The home sits on 25 acres along with a small lake and a baseball diamond. (Courtesy Monument Sotheby’s International Realty) (Courtesy Monument Sotheby's Inte)
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The 25-acre estate of Hall-of-Famer Cal Ripken Jr. is for sale. The $12.5 million Baltimore County property comes with a baseball diamond, training facilities and guest house. (Courtesy Monument Sotheby's International Realty)
The 25-acre secluded estate comes with a pool, cabana, game room, indoor basketball court and batting cage. (Courtesy Monument Sotheby's International Realty)
The 25-acre secluded estate comes with a pool, cabana, game room, indoor basketball court and batting cage. (Courtesy Monument Sotheby's International Realty)
The estate features a gourmet kitchen with center island, off the formal dining room. A separate breaksfast room sits nearby. (Courtesy Monument Sotheby's International Realty)
The formal dining room has hardwood floors and sits off the gourmet kitchen. (Courtesy Monument Sotheby's International Realty)
The estate features a separate breaksfast room and a formal dining room. (Courtesy Monument Sotheby's International Realty)
The 25-acre secluded estate comes with a guest house, cabana,six bedrooms and 15 full or half bathrooms. (Courtesy Monument Sotheby's International Realty)
The estate features six bedrooms. The master bedroom has a gas fireplace. (Courtesy Monument Sotheby's International Realty)
The main home has 10 full bathrooms. (Courtesy Monument Sotheby's International Realty)
Cal Ripken Jr.'s 25-acre estate in Tufton Farms is for sale. (Courtesy Monument Sotheby's International Realty)
The home features a finished basement, home theater, six bedrooms and multiple fireplaces. (Courtesy Monument Sotheby's International Realty)
Cal Ripken Jr.'s 25-acre estates features an excercise room, trainer's room, locker room, indoor basketball court and a baseball diamond. (Courtesy Monument Sotheby's International Realty)
Cal Ripken Jr.'s 25-acre estates features a batting cage, excercise room, trainer's room, locker room, indoor basketball court and a baseball diamond. (Courtesy Monument Sotheby's International Realty)
Cal Ripken Jr.'s 25-acre estates features an excercise room, trainer's room, locker room, indoor basketball court and a baseball diamond. (Courtesy Monument Sotheby's International Realty)
Cal Ripken Jr.'s 25-acre estates features an excercise room, trainer's room, locker room, indoor basketball court and a baseball diamond. (Courtesy Monument Sotheby's International Realty)
The 25-acre secluded estate comes with a baseball diamond, trainers room, locker room and excercise room. (Courtesy Monument Sotheby's International Realty)
Cal Ripken Jr.'s Tufton Farms estate is now on the market for $12.5 million. The 25,000-square-foot custom house was built in 1985 and renovated in the 1990s. The home sits on 25 acres along with a small lake and a baseball diamond. (Courtesy Monument Sotheby's International Realty)

WASHINGTON — Former Baltimore Orioles shortstop and third baseman Cal Ripken Jr. officially sold his multimillion-dollar Maryland home at an auction on Saturday.

The 25-acre Tufton Farms estate is located in Reisterstown, Maryland.

The no-minimum, no-reserve auction was held at the estate around 11 a.m. on Saturday and went on for about 15 minutes, said Karen Hubble Bisbee, the luxury real estate agent of two of eight bidders, including the winning bidder.

Daniel DeCaro, founder and president of DeCaro Auctions International, handled the auction.

The identity of the winning bidder and the price at which the estate sold are to remain confidential until after closing, “and then only with [the bidder’s] express consent,” said Bisbee.

Ripken had originally put up the estate for $12.5 million, but after a year on the market, the price dropped to $9.7 million.

The estate went up for sale following Ripken’s divorce from his wife Kelly.

The home boasts a six-bedroom main house with 10 full baths, four fireplaces, a theater and an eight-car garage, as well as a guesthouse, a pool and cabana, a lake and dock, and a full-sized baseball diamond. It was custom-built in 1985.

Ripken has since moved to Annapolis.


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