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Scottie Pippen rents out Miami mansion for $40,000 a month

Scottie Pippen is taking a different direction in a bid to offload his Fort Lauderdale mansion.

The 51-year-old is opting to rent it out for $40,000 a month, reports Page Six.

The basketball great first listed the property on the market back in 2011 for a whopping $16 million. 

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For rent: Scottie Pippen - seen here with ex-wife Larsa Pippen - is taking a different direction in a bid to offload his Fort Lauderdale mansion, opting to rent it out for $40,000 a month

For rent: Scottie Pippen - seen here with ex-wife Larsa Pippen - is taking a different direction in a bid to offload his Fort Lauderdale mansion, opting to rent it out for $40,000 a month

With no bites, the former Chicago Bulls star slashed the price by over $5 million, instead asking $10.9 million for the waterfront property. 

For an extra $2 million, the sports star will also throw in his 55-foot luxury yacht, according to the LA Times. 

And after splitting from his wife of nineteen years, Larsa Pippen, 43, in October last year, Scottie is determined to bring in a potential buyer any way he can.

While the property will still be on the market, Scottie is undoubtedly hoping a cashed up tenant will fall in love with the estate and purchase it.

In the meantime, he continues to earn an income through rent as it sits on the property market.

Home sweet home: The 51-year-old basketball great first listed the property on the market back in 2011 for a whopping $16 million

Home sweet home: The 51-year-old basketball great first listed the property on the market back in 2011 for a whopping $16 million

Discount: With no bites, the former Chicago Bulls star slashed the price by over $5 million, instead asking $10.9 million for the waterfront property

Discount: With no bites, the former Chicago Bulls star slashed the price by over $5 million, instead asking $10.9 million for the waterfront property

Divorce: After splitting from his wife of nineteen years, Larsa Pippen, 43, in October last year, Scottie is determined to bring in a potential buyer any way he can

Divorce: After splitting from his wife of nineteen years, Larsa Pippen, 43, in October last year, Scottie is determined to bring in a potential buyer any way he can

Bonus: For an extra $2 million, the sports star will also throw in his 55-foot luxury yacht, according to the LA Times

Bonus: For an extra $2 million, the sports star will also throw in his 55-foot luxury yacht, according to the LA Times

Villa Del Lago, the estate of the six-time NBA champion, has nearly 13,500 square feet of living space. 

He shared it with his wife, who was a star on The Real Housewives of Miami for a season in 2011.

Built in 2004, the Italianate house in Fort Lauderdale’s Harbor Beach neighborhood features a three-story foyer, a temperature-controlled wine room, a home movie theater, a fitness room, six bedrooms, seven full bathrooms and two powder rooms. 

Any takers? While the property will still be on the market, Scottie is undoubtedly hoping a cashed up tenant will fall in love with the estate and purchase it

Any takers? While the property will still be on the market, Scottie is undoubtedly hoping a cashed up tenant will fall in love with the estate and purchase it

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