The billionaire creator of Rockstar Energy has listed a Utah property for sale for $50 million, less than a year after he officially acquired it for $39.4 million.
Russ Weiner, 53, founded the beverage company in 2001 but sold it to Pepsi in 2020 for more than $4 billion, according to Forbes.
This luxurious six-bedroom, 11-bathroom ski home may have been an impulse buy, though, as Weiner says he hasn’t slept a single night there, reportedly saying the stunning property was “better than new.” .
The 17,500-square-foot home sits on five acres of land at the base of the Monitor Bowl in the mountain resort of Park City, just east of Salt Lake City. It has become the most expensive residential property in Utah.
The billionaire creator of Rockstar Energy Russ Weiner, 53, put a mansion in Utah up for sale for 50 million dollars. Weiner’s sale of the ski home in Park City, east of Salt Lake City, comes less than a year after he officially bought it for $39.4 billion.
The 17,500-square-foot home has spacious living rooms with curvy sofas in bold colors and an elegant fireplace.
The property boasts a variety of wellness services including: a Himalayan salt-walled massage room, a 60-foot indoor/outdoor pool, a spa with gym, cold plunge pool, hot tub, bath Turkish and infrared sauna and massage service. room
The main kitchen has a skylight leading to a marble breakfast bar with seating for six
The kitchen also has rich hardwood floors and wall-to-wall windows to enjoy the scenery over breakfast.
Adjacent to the kitchen is a dining area with a glass top table that seats 14 and rests on a sturdy rug.
It also has a number of sports facilities, including: an indoor sports court for volleyball, basketball, pickle ball, as well as a climbing wall, a golf simulator and a private bowling alley.
It is for sale through real estate agency Engel & Voelkers, who describe it as ‘ski-in ski-out’, meaning it has perfect access to the surrounding slopes and you can ski to and from one of its doors. . Each of the home’s six bedrooms has its own outdoor deck with a fire pit.
During the winter months a heated driveway and boardwalks will mitigate snow buildup and in the summer there are hiking and mountain biking trails to make use of.
The property features a variety of wellness services including a Himalayan salt-walled massage room, 60-foot indoor/outdoor pool, spa with gym, cold plunge pool, hot tub, Turkish bath and infrared sauna.
It is also equipped with a number of sports facilities including an indoor sports court for volleyball, basketball, pickle ball, as well as a climbing wall, a golf simulator and a bowling alley. One of the rooms on the ground floor even has a peculiar ski-covered ceiling.
The mountain house isn’t all sport and wellness though, it also has a living/media room with Steinway-Lyngdorf audio and a 200-inch Barco 4K projector. To make the most of its serene location, a tower is included that juts out above the treetops to offer views of Monitor Bowl and the ski area.
During the winter months, a heated driveway and walkways will mitigate snow buildup. Real estate agent Engel & Voelkers describes it as “ski-in ski-out”, meaning that one can ski to and from one of its doors.
In summer, the ski slopes are replaced by hiking and mountain biking trails. A separate watchtower exists from the main house and offers an elevated view of the landscape.
Each of the home’s six bedrooms has its own outdoor deck with a fire pit overlooking the Monitor Bowl
The mountain house isn’t all sports and wellness, it also has a living/media room with Steinway-Lyngdorf audio and a 200-inch Barco 4K projector. In the photo, one of the rooms on the ground floor with skis cleverly covering the ceiling.
The floor-to-ceiling steel windows that cover most of the building’s facades are made in Italy. Weiner updated some of the furnishings and added window coverings, window tints, and solar shades. In the bedrooms, she updated the mattresses and bedding.
The property was built by the development company Illuminus Group.
The house is also architecturally ambitious, using top-quality construction materials, including Italian steel windows, Croatian limestone, charred shou sugi ban cypress, and an all-copper roof. His library has walls lined with goatskin parchment, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Although the house was sold fully furnished, that didn’t stop Weiner from making improvements.
Since it was officially under his name in April 2022, Weiner said he did additional work, including installing a generator and updating the smart home systems. according to Global Mission.
He also updated some of the furnishings and added window coverings, window tints, and solar shades. In the bedrooms, he upgraded the mattresses and bedding, he said.
Weiner said his plan was originally to keep the property, but “plans have changed.” He did not want to give more details.
Like the bedrooms, the dining room has a separate terrace that can give the room an open-air feel.
Similarly, the 60-foot pool can be configured to be both indoors and outdoors.
At least one of the home’s 11 bathrooms has three sinks and sliding doors that lead to a walk-in closet and shower.
Each bathroom seems to have its own color scheme and stunning marble floors lead to the walk-in shower.