They report that the Latino who won the biggest lottery prize bought a second mansion for four million in California
Edwin Castro, winner of the largest lottery prize in US history (2.040 million dollars in the Powerball) has bought a four million dollar mansion in California, after having acquired a luxurious property of 25.5 million dollars in Hollywood Hills earlier this month, according to official records consulted by real estate website Dirt.com.
The mansion is located in Altadena, his hometown and a short distance from the Joe’s Service Center gas station where the 30-year-old bought the winning ticket for which he received a one-time payment of $997.6 million (after taxes). .
[El latino que ganó el mayor premio de lotería de la historia se compra una casa de 25.5 millones en las colinas de Hollywood]
His Japanese-inspired home is shielded from the public gaze by olive trees, and has a stunning, unobstructed view of the San Gabriel Mountains, Dirt.com reported.
It was built in 1953 and has five bedrooms and four bathrooms, with Japanese influences and an air of Palm Springs, according to the website; two of the bedrooms were converted into an art studio and a movie theater. It has a pond, patio and a saltwater pool.
The three-story mansion that Castro bought earlier in the Hollywood Hills has five bedrooms, six bathrooms, a game room, a wine cellar, a movie theater, a bar, a gym, a sauna and a huge swimming pool, the newspaper reported. Los Angeles Times.
The house measures 15,000 square feet, on a 0.58-acre (2,347-square-meter) parcel. His neighbors are the singer Ariana Grande, the actress Dakota Johnson and the presenter Jimmy Kimmel, among others, according to the local NBC News station in Los Angeles.
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The house was built last year by luxury developer Roman James Design, and the new owner got a small discount (it sold for $29.95 million last summer).
Castro claimed his prize more than three months after buying the ticket, and his identity was revealed on February 14 by California Lottery employees, although the young man declined to appear in public for the occasion. He did release a statement in which he said: “As much as I am shocked and ecstatic to win the lottery, the real winner is the Public School System.”
A law approved by voters in 1984 required the California Lottery to provide supplemental funding to the state’s public schools through revenue from their sales.
“As someone who was fortunate enough to be educated in the California public education system, it is gratifying to hear that the School System also benefits greatly as a result of my award,” Castro concluded in his statement.