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White Sox legend Ozzie Guillen is listing his contemporary Bucktown home for $2.5M

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The retired MLB player and manager purchased the home in 2011 for just under $2 million

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After calling Bucktown home for the past eight years, Chicago sports legend Ozzie Guillen and his wife, Ibis, are looking to unload their 6,700-square-foot contemporary mansion on Wolcott Street.

Built by Osterhaus McCarthy Architects in 2009, the multi-level residence manages to squeeze a lot of house into a relatively narrow city lot. It features four bedrooms, a designer kitchen, a metal staircase, a home theater room, rooftop solarium and putting green, and an interior lightwell to bring extra sun into the long, shotgun-like floor plan.

The Guillens plan to move closer to family in Chicago’s southwest suburbs, Crain’s first reported on Tuesday. The couple plan to list the home within the next week with an asking price of $2.5 million, according to the publication.

The couple paid just shy of $2 million for the property—then nicknamed the Urban Sandbox for the literal sandbox built into its deck—in 2011.

Ozzie Guillen played for the Chicago White Sox from 1985 to 2000 and managed the team between 2004 and 2011—winning the 2005 World Series along the way. Guillen retired from Major League Baseball after a brief stint managing the Miami Marlins and went on to serve as a television analyst.

The black metal staircase contrasts white walls and light hardwood floors.
The second-floor kitchen has sleek modern cabinets and stainless appliances.
One of the home’s four bedrooms.
The cinema room has blue chairs, wild popcorn carpet, and a starry sky ceiling.
Rooftop golf, anyone?