Eccentric florida mansion Ron Rice High school chemistry teacher turned Hawaiian Tropic sunscreen tycoon. $5.99 millionThis home is featured on TopTenRealEstateDeals.com this week.
pompano beach, florida, January 12, 2023 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Hawaiian Tropic Founders Party Palace List $6 million
Ron Ricedied in 2022 at the age of 81 daytona beachhe went from being a high school chemistry teacher to becoming a millionaire and sunscreen tycoon with his Hawaiian Tropics sun care brand. north carolinaan ambitious rice fell in love Florida’s Beach, sun and sand lifestyle. First a prototype formula he mixed into a 20-gallon trash can and launched the company in 1969, growing the brand into a veritable empire. $110 million Before selling to Platex (makers of the Banana Boat) $83 million The Hawaiian Tropic sponsored a bikini contest, the Miss Hawaiian Tropic International Model Search, the Hawaiian Tropic Zone Bikini Restaurant in Times Square, and Rice befriended the Beach Boys. donald trump (He met his second wife, Marla Maplesin one of Rice’s model searches), Hugh Hefner, jerry lee lewis Another icon who frequented the lavish parties he threw at the Ormond Beach estate.
With Rice’s passing, his longtime seaside mansion is on the market $5.99 millionWith 12,000 square feet, two outdoor pools, an indoor pool, and 200 feet of beach frontage, the 4-bed, 5-bath home is a next-level party palace. Unique woodwork, expressive wall coverings and stone accents create a striking Art Deco style, while floor-to-ceiling windows and expansive outdoor decks offer unobstructed views of pristine Atlantic Beach. can do. Two luxurious bedroom suites have private balconies and kitchens with huge wraparound bars. A secluded study, disco dance floor, spacious formal dining room, indoor/outdoor bar and lounge provide endless space for entertaining. A mermaid-themed mural adorns his one of the bathrooms. During Rice’s lifetime, the entire house was filled with his rich and quirky collection of art, including wildlife statues and framed photographs of his models and celebrity friends in bikinis. At one time he maintained a wall of televisions tuned to a variety of channels, equipped with America’s largest satellite dish. florida.
Directly across from Oceanside Country Club and surrounded by other luxury homes, the mansion offers privacy and seclusion, yet is just a few miles north of the hustle and bustle. daytona beachNamed the “Spring Break World Capital” by MTV from 1989 to 1993, Daytona draws half a million recreational visitors during the event, and another half a million during the famous Bike Week, which attracts motorcycle enthusiasts from all over the country. people gather. Known as the “Super Bowl of stock car racing,” the Daytona 500 draws about 150,000 people, plus he has 9 million television viewers. The city also has a great nightlife, with beach music festivals and DJs dancing his beats all night long, and 23 miles of scenic beaches perfect for tanning and catching waves.Other celebrities who call the area home include the actor John TravoltaNBA star Vince CarterOlympic medalist Ryan Lochte and country star Brian Kelly.
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