Retired New York Jets star Wayne Chrebet sells NJ mansion for $ 1.75 million
The old one New York Jets wide receiver Wayne Chrebet loose his home in Colts Neck, NJ. The mansion is now on the market for $ 1.75 million.
The New Jersey native, who grew up in nearby Garfield, New Jersey, bought the house for $ 1,445,000 in 1999 when he played for the Jets. Colts Neck is also home to golf courses including the Trump National Golf Club.
Built in 1996 and located behind a long gated driveway, the five bedroom, 5.5 bath, 6,800 square foot mansion offers a double door entrance.
These doors open into a hall with high ceilings, a spiral staircase and an open and airy layout. A large two-story room has wooden floors, a wall of windows and a fireplace. Opposite the living room is a formal dining room with a tiered chandelier.
The “newer” gourmet kitchen offers a granite center island, two dishwashers, a commercial Viking stove and a Sub-Zero refrigerator. The kitchen adjoins a casual dining area.
Also on the ground floor you will find a paneled office with built-in furniture and a separate entrance, as well as a shower room and a guest bedroom.
Upstairs, the master suite includes a foyer, two dressing rooms and a spa-like bathroom with a tiled bathtub and a separate shower. Three other bedrooms are on this floor.
On the lower level, entertainment options include a games room, bar, home theater, as well as another guest bedroom and bathroom.
Set on 3.3 acres backing onto a greenway reserve, the beautiful grounds include a saltwater pool, patio with built-in barbecue, and bar for alfresco dining and receptions. The area features a stocked pond, with a boat, gazebo and dock, playground, horse shed and paddock. A garage for three cars completes the property.
The Hofstra University graduate enjoyed success during his college days, but his small stature kept him from being seen as a true NFL prospect. However, Chrebet landed an opportunity with the Jets in the summer of 1995 and has never looked back.
The “Rags to Riches” star continued to play for the Jets for 11 seasons, capturing 580 assists and scoring 41 touchdowns. His popularity even led to an appearance for his No.80 jersey, worn by a secondary character in the 2003 Will ferrell movie “Elf”.
Retired from gambling since 2005, Chrebet, 47, was an Assistant Vice President at Barclays in the Wealth Management and Investment division. In 2014, he was inducted into the New York Jets Ring of Honor. He currently co-hosts the Underdog Jets podcast, with Robby sabo.
Patricia Inglese with Robert Defalco Realty owns the list.