George Strait’s 12-Acre San Antonio Mansion Finally Sells

by Samantha Whidden
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Country music legend George Strait has finally sold his 12-acre, 7,295-square-foot, Santa Fe-style adobe mansion in San Antonio after three years.

San Antonio Express-News reports that George Strait put his San Antonio home on the market in 2018 for $10 million. After taking the property off the market in 2019, the country singer eventually resisted it for several million dollars less. 

According to its listing on Realtor.com, George Strait’s former home is nestled on 12.2 secluded and private acres in The Dominion neighborhood. “Custom built and redefining Santa Fe luxury, this flawless residence offers relaxed living with remarkable views fit for a king.”

George Strait’s home was designed by Arizona artist and architect Bill Tull. It has stains d glass windows, saguaro cactus rib shutters, and custom-designed copper bar top. “Occasionally exposed adobe walls allow you to appreciate the art behind the hand plastered walls. Enjoy entertaining in this estate masterfully designed to capture and blend indoor and outdoor spaces effortlessly. Providing the ultimate entertaining venue.”

The home offers 4 bedrooms and more than 6.5 bathrooms. It also has 14 fireplaces, and an exercise room with a sauna. Meanwhile, the media outlet reveals that Shannon Ralston is the purchaser of the home. She acquired the property on November 30th. It is also unclear exactly how much the home sold for. The property had $4.2 million valuations in 2020, Bexar Appraisal District reveals. It was on the market for $6.9 million. 

George Strait Takes ‘Methodical’ Approach to Sell His San Antonio Property

Tamara Strait, the real estate agent and George Strait’s daughter-in-law previously stated that the country singer was taking a “methodical” approach to sell the San Antonio property. “He wants t thoughtfully market and sell his home to the right person who appreciates it. Someone who will value the home. That’s how anyone feels, even if it’s a $100,000 home. It doesn’t matter what the price point is. Everyone is emotionally attached to their home.”

When asked why George Strait is looking to move out of the home, Tamara just says he and Norma want to be further out from the city. This is due to her father-in-law being super private and wanting more space. “He loves San Antonio. He just wanted to be more remote.”

The Straits were not living in the home while it was on the market. Tamara notes that they remain in the country singer’s home state of Texas. She also stated that the selling-price reductions are a “bow” to the reality that selling a multi-million-dollar home is not easy. Especially when it’s a taste-specific home.

George Strait and his wife Norma lived on the San Antonio property for more than two declares. The home’s construction notably took two years. The Strait family moved into the home in 1997. 

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