49ers offensive tackle Joe Staley has just sold his San Jose house for less than asking. Redfin lists the sale price as $1.89 million, which would make it $85,000 less than the $1.975 million asking price. The football player was recently on the trading block, but now that that deadline has passed, he will remain with the 49ers—just not in this house. The home in question is a 1952 rancher with a modest exterior and a tricked-out backyard that includes a trellis-covered veranda, a pool, and a spa. With amenities like that, we wondered if perhaps the home had fallen into the hands of another professional athlete. The answer is no. The buyer's agent, Fran Papapietro, describes the new owner as a "very accomplished business woman."
The interior has an updated kitchen and bathrooms. There's also new hardwood floors and large sliders that open up to the entertaining mecca in back.
Realtor.com reports that Staley is just one of a few 49ers who have listed or recently sold properties in San Jose. According to that report, the sale of Vernon Davis' mansion is pending and defensive end Aldon Smith's estate is on the market.