Tour NFL Star Jerry Rice's California Home

Six bedrooms, 10 bathrooms and the most ridonkulous workout room you have ever seen: The only thing it's missing is those three Super Bowl rings.
By: Amy Keyishian
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Photo By: Pierre Buljan

Photo By: Pierre Buljan

Photo By: Pierre Buljan

Photo By: Pierre Buljan

Photo By: Pierre Buljan

Photo By: Pierre Buljan

Photo By: Pierre Buljan

Photo By: Pierre Buljan

Photo By: Pierre Buljan

Photo By: Pierre Buljan

Photo By: Pierre Buljan

Photo By: Pierre Buljan

Photo By: Pierre Buljan

Photo By: Pierre Buljan

Front Entrance

Set back 250 feet from the road, the French chateau-style home provides a level of privacy and security fit for a legend.


The building of this home reportedly took a year to plan and two more to build to Rice's famously exacting standards.

Living Room

The family tended to congregate in less formal rooms, but this living room has its own elegant charm.

Dining Room

Rice appeared on the Rachael Ray show, where he made Philly Cheesesteak Crostini. This is probably not where he ate it.

Family Room

The family room has a full bar, which really takes the edge off of family time. It also housed some $2 million of electronic equipment, including several TVs so they could watch all the Sunday games simultaneously.

Breakfast Nook

The house is also equipped with "smart home" capabilities: The security system and various appliances can be controlled remotely, from a phone (so please, don't butt-dial the oven).

Home Theater

The home theater feels like a mini Radio City, with art deco touches and plush seats. Andy Chen of Pacific Audio/Visual built a 10,000-watt audio/video system wired so that you can actually feel the sound in the seats. Supersonic!


The mahogany used in the library's paneling is so rare, it wouldn't be available if the house were built today.

Gift-Wrapping Room

You could use this room for crafts, too, but just the thought of the Rice family gathering here before the holidays for a massive Santa party warms the heart.


When he was in the pros, Rice was known for working out so hard, his coaches would have to ask him to take a day off to rest. So you know he set up a killer workout room — with reportedly $500,000 worth of equipment.

Outdoor Dining Room

Rice envisioned a home where the family could gather, yet still have plenty of nooks and crannies for time alone.


The pool has a private guesthouse with its own kitchenette; there's also a spa, a sauna and a steam room. And outdoor warming lamps, because this is NorCal.


Even in Atherton, considered the Beverly Hills of the Bay Area, Rice's estate stands out as a stunner. The buyer got a heck of a steal.


A seven-car garage isn't so much when you consider there were five people living here.

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