Muhammad Ali lists New Jersey home — see inside

by Melissa Allison / / Source: Zillow

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The home Muhammad Ali owned during some of his most dramatic fighting years — including when he lost and regained the World Heavyweight Championship — is on the market outside Philadelphia for $750,000.

Muhammad Ali's New Jersey home is listed.
Michael Wohlfarth of Sky is the Limit Photography / Zillow

The place needs some TLC before it wins any prizes.

Muhammad Ali's New Jersey home is listed.
Christina Dare / Zillow
Muhammad Ali's New Jersey home is listed.
Christina Dare / Zillow
Muhammad Ali's New Jersey home is listed.
Michael Wohlfarth of Sky is the Limit Photography / Zillow

“The home needs some work, we are told by buyers. However, you’re not just buying any old home here. It’s legendary!” says listing agent Cheryl Dare of Keller Williams.

Muhammad Ali's New Jersey home is listed.
Christina Dare / zillow
Muhammad Ali's New Jersey home is listed.
Christina Dare / Zillow

“We need the unique buyer that appreciates architecture and values the story that comes with it. You’re buying part of history. It’s hard to put a value on that,” she said.

Muhammad Ali's New Jersey home is listed.
Christina Dare / Zillow
Muhammad Ali's New Jersey home is listed.
Christina Dare / Zillow

A glass chandelier in the dining room remains from the time Ali and his family lived in this 6,688-square-foot home, Tuscan-style home. It was built in 1965 on a 1.5-acre wooded lot and has five bedrooms, five baths, heated marble floors, a pool and tennis court.

Muhammad Ali's New Jersey home is listed.
Christina Dare / Zillow
Muhammad Ali's New Jersey home is listed.
Christina Dare / Zillow
Muhammad Ali's New Jersey home is listed.
Christina Dare / Zillow

The home boasts a large glass atrium, a center courtyard and a kitchen with a Sub-Zero refrigerator, double ovens and a counter that never seems to end. The master suite features a walk-in closet and a bathroom with a sunken Jacuzzi tub plus a shower, bidet and double sinks.

Muhammad Ali's New Jersey home is listed.
Zillow
Muhammad Ali's New Jersey home is listed.
Christina Dare / Zillow
Muhammad Ali's Philadelphia home is listed.
Christina Dare / Zillow

The lower level includes a 45-foot-long bar, a catering kitchen and a walk-out to the yard.

Muhammad Ali's New Jersey home is listed.
Michael Wohlfarth of Sky is the Limit Photography / Zillow
Muhammad Ali's New Jersey home is listed.
Christina Dare / Zillow
Muhammad Ali's New Jersey home is listed.
Christina Dare / Zillow

Hat tip to Curbed Philly for finding the listing.

Muhammad Ali's New Jersey home is listed.
Christina Dare / Zillow
Muhammad Ali's New Jersey home is listed.
Christina Dare / Zillow

Photos by Christina Dare, except aerials by Michael Wohlfarth of Sky is the Limit Photography

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