Elon Musk made his pledge last year to be “homeless”.
Tesla owner and billionaire has sold his 16,000-square-foot mansion in Hillsborough, California, a wealthy enclave of Silicon Valley just south of San Francisco. Real estate sold for 30 million dollars, after initial listed for $37.5 million, when Musk announced the sale via Twitter in June and ultimately declined for $31.99 million in October, according to MLS filings.
The identity of the buyer has not been made public and the property’s listing agents, Brent & Mary Gullixson of Compass, did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
Mr Musk, 50, previously claimed that the 47-acre property was his “last surviving home” in California after sell its other properties in the state.
100 years old site, called Guignécourt, has a colorful history Musk, and was originally built in 1912 by Count Christian de Guigné, a member of the French nobility who moved to the state after marrying someone inherits the California Gold Rush.
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The European estate is one of the largest in the area, and includes hiking trails and a reservoir. The property remained in the possession of the de Guigné family for more than a century before it was listed for $100 million in 2013. In 2016, the asking price dropped to $29.85 million.
Musk bought the house for $23.4 million in 2017, according to public records.
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