Mike Tyson’s former Bethesda estate has sold

Mike Tyson’s former Bethesda estate has sold, setting a record for its neighborhood, per the listing agent.

The nearly 19,000-square-foot mansion on Persimmon Tree Road sold Tuesday for $4.575 million, according to various listing sites. The deal closed just a couple of months after the asking price was dropped from the original $8.5 million to $5.25 million. The sale price did not include an adjacent parcel that was initially offered with the sale.

Daniel Heider of Heider Real Estate Group, a division of TTR Sotheby’s International Realty, held the listing and assisted both the seller and buyer, who was not disclosed. The price is the highest for a home on Congressional Country Club, per Heider. The estate is situated along the course’s sixth hole.

Tyson purchased the 5.3-acre compound along with his former wife, Monica Turner, in 1995. Turner, a medical doctor and half-sister of former Maryland Lt. Gov. Michael Steele, married Tyson in 1997, and the couple had two children. They…

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