January 10, 2020

Late Football Star Cedric Benson's Modern Austin Mansion is For Sale

The home of former University of Texas football star and NFL running back Cedric Benson has been listed for sale. Benson, who was 36 years old when he died in a motorcycle accident last summer, bought the home in 2007. It's currently on the market for $4.5 million. Let's take a tour.

Listing information and photos courtesy of StoneHaven Realty via Realtor.com
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This mansion has Austin written all over it — from the sleek exterior to the trendy decor inside.
This mansion has Austin written all over it — from the sleek exterior to the trendy decor inside.
The 1.5-acre estate is gated, making for a private home.
The 1.5-acre estate is gated, making for a private home.
The main house makes up more than 6,200 square feet. Just look at this entrance.
The main house makes up more than 6,200 square feet. Just look at this entrance.
The hilltop estate, complete with wide windows, offers views of Pennybacker Bridge, Lake Austin and the downtown skyline.
The hilltop estate, complete with wide windows, offers views of Pennybacker Bridge, Lake Austin and the downtown skyline.
Minimalist decor is found throughout the home.
Minimalist decor is found throughout the home.
Benson purchased the home in 2007, two years after he was drafted by the Chicago Bears.
Benson purchased the home in 2007, two years after he was drafted by the Chicago Bears.
The floor-to-ceiling windows definitely provide an open feel in the common spaces.
The floor-to-ceiling windows definitely provide an open feel in the common spaces.
The views are even more amazing from the second floor of the home.
The views are even more amazing from the second floor of the home.
Much of the mansion offers a loft-like feel.
Much of the mansion offers a loft-like feel.
The home's kitchen is breathtaking.
The home's kitchen is breathtaking.