Cycling Great Greg LeMond Pedaling Away From Minnesota Mansion

Greg LeMond selling Minnesota estate

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Cycling legend Greg LeMondis ready to pedal away from his40-acre estate in Minnesota’s Twin Cities area. He recently listed hisproperty inMedina, MN,for just a shade under $5 million.

The Georgian-style mansion was built in 1988 by architect Ken Durr. It features sixbedrooms, seven baths, and three half-baths spread over 11,550 square feet of space.

The 55-year-old, three-time Tour de France champion has taken great care in updating the homeover the years. The kitchen now has a 10-foot-high ceiling, center island topped with Carrara marble, Thermador gas range, built-in coffee bar, walk-in pantry, and oak hardwood floors.


Speaking of floors, within the mansion you’ll findItalian marble, wide-plank wood, reclaimed oak, or herringbone-patterned oak. Blue stone is used on the home’s terrace. Other luxury features include enameled wainscoting, Palladian windows, and five fireplaces, which come in handy during Minnesota winters.

Living room
Living room


No one need ever feel a chillon this property-even the attached four-car garageis heated, as is the separateoutbuilding and shop.

The home’slower level has both an amusement room/theater and a game room. A wet bar with refrigerator enablesany snackattacks.

Rec Room
Rec room

Outdoors there are with sprawling lawns, a tennis court, and nearby hiking trails.

Bird's eye view of the Greg Lamond estate
Aerial view

LeMond, a two-timeRoad Race World Champion, isretired, but he keeps busy with speaking engagements and charitable causes and organizations.

LeMond and his wife, Kathy, moved to Minnesota in the early ’90s to get away from spotlight and raise their children in a less publicenvironment. He’s now selling the family estatebecause he’s decided it’s time to relocate.

Hisrecent signing of a $44 million contract with Australia’sDeakin University to develop and produce carbon fiber bikes and otherproducts could point Down Under.

Patty Napier and Carrie Fleischhacker ofColdwell Banker Burnet, in Wayzata, MN, have the listing.

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