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Ryan Lochte

I Sold My Florida Pool ...

Comes With a House

9/9/2012 5:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Ryan Lochte
just unloaded his giant Gainesville, Florida swimming pool ... which also happened to have a house attached to it, TMZ has learned.

The Olympic gold-medalist bought the pool way back in 2006 for $377,500 while he was still attending the University of Florida ... and sold it in late August for an undisclosed amount.

The pool comes with a 2,470 square-foot house (below) that boasts 4 bedrooms ... 2 baths and other home-esque things ... like a garage ... exterior walls ... fireplace etc.

But from the pics, it's obvious ... Lochte bought the place for the pool, which takes up the ENTIRE back yard.

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The timing of the sale (which closed just 4 days after the 2012 Games ended) came as no surprise ... considering the 11-time-Olympic medalist has repeatedly said that he wants to move to L.A. and pursue other careers ... like reality TV.

Step one ... complete.

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27 COMMENTS

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Puffy    

I thought this story was hilarious. Finally a giggle out of TMZ. Pool comes with exterior walls and other "house-esque" things LOL!!

683 days ago
17.

Guest    

It's so sad to see you leave the neighborhood Ryan!! But good luck in California.

683 days ago
18.

Mel    

Its a regular size pool his house is just small dummies.

683 days ago
19.

dezzidrizzy    

Buddy ur 15mins of fame is up go take a dip or somthin fame whore

683 days ago
20.

Guest    

County property records (which you can easily search online) still show Lochte as the owner. Real estate sites list the home as not for sale.

Nice try TMZ.

683 days ago
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