Venus Williams shells out $10m on resort-style property in Jupiter Island, Florida

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Venus Williams has splashed out nearly $10 million on a secluded waterfront 'retirement home' with its own beach and private cottage for sister Serena, can reveal.

The sprawling resort-style retreat in exclusive Jupiter Island, Florida includes a main three-bedroom house and two guesthouses, set in lush tropical gardens and boasting breathtaking ocean views.

Ritzy - Property - Pool - Kitchen - Bar

The ritzy property also has a pool, outdoor kitchen and bar but, unlike the five-time Wimbledon champion's previous property in nearby Palm Beach Gardens, it doesn't have a tennis court.

Still ranked number 35 in the world, Venus has dismissed talk of retirement, but friends say it's inevitable the 38-year-old's thoughts are beginning to turn to life after tennis.

Auntie - Serena - Husband - Alexis - Ohanian

The proud auntie expects Serena, her husband Alexis Ohanian and their baby daughter Alexis Olympia to be regular guests, with the couple getting to choose between the one-bed guesthouse or roomier two-bedroom private cottage.

They won't have far to walk to reach the beach either, with the one-acre garden stretching 312 feet before a short path leads directly on to pristine white sands.

Property - Hardwood - Floors - Ceilings - Décor

The entire property, decked out with hardwood floors, vaulted ceilings and a nautically themed décor, totals 25 rooms and 10,000 square feet.

Property records show Venus managed to knock more than a million dollars off the original $10.9 million asking price before closing for $9.6 million in January.

House - Palm - Beach - Gardens - Mansion

Her old house, the seven-bed Palm Beach Gardens mansion she jointly bought for $525,000 with Serena back in 1998 has been on the market for $2.7 million since December.

The listing was removed in late January though the Williams siblings are still the registered owners.

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They spent years custom building the almost...
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