Ex-professional baseball player Jimmy Rollins has circled the bases on a record home sale.
A trust tied to the former Phillies and Dodgers shortstop has bought a gated estate in Encino for $10.65 million, setting a new record for the community. The sale is also among the highest ever recorded in the San Fernando Valley, according to real estate agents with knowledge of the area.
Set behind walls and gates, the neoclassical-vibe house is fronted by a horseshoe driveway that surrounds a circular fountain feature. The facade features four thick pillars supporting a covered porch, a balcony and an ornate frontispiece.
Beyond the double front doors, the...