Sarah Palin has sold her lavish Arizona mansion for more than A$3 million

Sarah palin Arizona ranchKeller Williams Real EstateThe compound’s main residence includes 2,438 square metres of space.

Former Alaska governor and US vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin has finally sold her Scottsdale, Arizona, home after 8 months on the market. Though originally listed for US$2.4 million (A$3.18 million), the house has recently sold for US$2.275 million (A$3.02 million), according to the Los Angeles Times.

The nearly five-acre gated compound includes an enormous 2,438 square metre main house flanked by a full-size lighted basketball court, a pool and spa house, and a hot tub.

The home last changed hands in 2011 for US$1.695 million (A$2.5 million) according to public records obtained by the LA Times. Richard F. Barker of Keller Williams Arizona Realty had the listing.

Sarah Palin's gigantic Arizona ranch has a new owner.

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It's a gated estate with room for six cars in its huge garage.

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As you walk the wrap-around driveway, you get a sense of just how large the estate is.

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The Tuscan style is very apparent from the outside.

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Inside, wrought-iron banisters and stucco-style lofts give the space an airy feel.

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The nearly 8,000 square feet affords plenty of space for living rooms and sitting areas.

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The fireplaces are works of art, and they have been attached to many of the sitting areas.

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The kitchen is so large it's slightly intimidating.

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There's a maze of countertops and islands throughout the room.

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There are two side-by-side ovens and a bread warmer ...

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... plus an eight-burner stove top ...

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... and no less than two full-size refrigerators.

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There's plenty of space for a study.

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Downstairs, a bar area complements the family room.

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There's also a purpose-built media room (screen not included).

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As for bedrooms, there are six.

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A Jacuzzi tub stands in the center of the master bath.

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Or you can opt for a rainfall shower head.

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The laundry room is a haven of cleanliness.

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The estate's outdoors are just as luxurious as the indoors.

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There's a built-in grill among the appliances of the outdoor kitchen.

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There's plenty of room for a BBQ.

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A full-size indoor swimming pool is the centrepiece of the outdoor attractions.

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There's even a putting green and a bocce ball court. The lawn is synthetic to save water.

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And right next to that, you'll find a full-size basketball and volleyball court.

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A veranda overlooks all the action.

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