Joe Bosa of Chargers buys home in Fort Lauderdale, Florida


Los Angeles Chargers defensive lineman and NFL Pro Bowler Joey Bosa has purchased a stylish home on Sunset Lake in his hometown of Fort Lauderdale, Fla. – offering stunning water views and easy access to the ocean – for $ 5.85 million.

Bosa, whose brother Nick plays the same role for the San Francisco 49ers, signed a five-year, $ 135 million contract extension with the Chargers in 2020.

The 5,409 square foot lakefront home is located at 2401 Solar Plaza Drive along a lagoon in Riviera Isles that leads to the Intracoastal Waterway.

The residence, featuring an open floor plan, has five bedrooms and six bathrooms. It is packed with amenities including a bar with sink and wine cellar, dock, swimming pool, home theater room, elevator and a floating glass staircase with ‘European oak steps that lead to en suite bedrooms. private bathroom and to the large master suite with a balcony, ”according to the ad.

“The view for the price is second to none, as well as the location,” Compass listing agent Tim Elmes said in an email to McClatchy Newspapers. “The features are mind-blowing and energy efficient. The semi-enclosed neighborhood offers the rare opportunity to walk or cycle for miles along the Intracoastal. Sitting just minutes from the beach, the owner will have access to the best of Fort Lauderdale.

Joey Bosa was represented by his mother Cheryl Bosa of Engel & Völkers. Elmes represented the Seller, an LLC operated by Harvin H. Weiner.

The house was last traded for $ 5.5 million in February 2020, according to the South Florida Business Journal. It was originally listed for $ 6.995 million.

Joey Bosa played the role of a football player at St. Thomas Aquinas High School in Fort Lauderdale. He played for Ohio State University before being drafted third by the Chargers in 2016. He’s been on the Pro Bowl roster for the past three seasons.

This story was originally published 21 October 2021 13:56.

David Caraccio is a video producer for The Sacramento Bee who was born and raised in Sacramento. He is a graduate of San Diego State University and a longtime journalist who has worked for newspapers as a reporter, editor, page designer, and digital content producer.


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