A 'Great' golf home for sale in California

This $22.9-million-dollar estate near Sherwood Country Club has connections to golf, hockey and baseball stars.
Wayne Gretzky has put his Thousand Oaks home up for sale.

Did watching this weekend's ZOZO Championship at Sherwood Country Club in Thousand Oaks, Calif., whet your appetite for living the luxurious LA life?

You're in luck. The Great One has put his house inside the gates up for sale. Yes, you can own the estate of Wayne Gretzky, the only NHL player to ever have his number retired league-wide. No. 99 will never skate in the NHL again. All it will cost you to live amongst greatness is a cool $22.9 million.

Here's the listing from THE AGENCY:

This timeless estate offers the utmost in luxury, privacy, and security. Newly remodeled, this Colonial Revival is situated on a 6.5-acre promontory within the prestigious Sherwood Country Club Estates. Enter through the gated entry and arrive at a circular motor court with stunning 360-degree panoramic views of the Santa Monica Mountains and Lake Sherwood. Designed by renowned architect Richard Landry, the 13,000-square-foot residence includes 6 beds, 8 baths, and 2 guest houses. Exquisite, elegant craftsmanship is apparent in every room, with no detail overlooked. Amenities include a primary suite with sitting room and dual baths, screening room, fitness facility, billiards room, office, championship tennis court, outdoor entertainment area, wood-burning pizza oven, wood and gas barbecue, and formal gardens.
THE AGENCY

This isn't just a hockey house. Golf plays a prominent role. Obviously, Sherwood CC is one of SoCal's premier private clubs, a past host of multiple high-profile events. Plus, the world's top-ranked golfer Dustin Johnson, who has two children with Gretzky's daughter, Paulina, has stayed a time or two. There's also a baseball connection. The Los Angeles Times reports that Gretzky sold the house to former baseball star Lenny Dykstra and then bought it back after Dykstra declared bankruptcy.

Jason Scott Deegan has reviewed and photographed more than 1,000 courses and written about golf destinations in 20 countries for some of the industry's biggest publications. His work has been honored by the Golf Writer's Association of America and the Michigan Press Association. Follow him on Instagram at @jasondeegangolfpass and Twitter at @WorldGolfer.
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If anyone buys this, can I live in the guest house?

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