Notable Home Sales

Lake Nona estate on Tavistock Road sells for $2.9M

An aerial view of the Lake Nona home on Tavistock Road that sold for $2.9 million.

Philanthropist and former private equity exec Rupinder Sidhu just sold his Lake Nona home for $2.9 million.

According to a deed recorded in Orange County, Sidhu sold the nearly 2.5-acre property at 10229 Tavistock Rd. to husband and wife Emilio and Marina Villegas.


The deal for the 9,970-square-foot residence breaks down to about $290 per square foot. It includes a five-bedroom main residence and a recently constructed three-bedroom guest home.

The property sits on the large lot within the Lake Nona Golf & Country Club.


It consists of an enclosed outdoor living area with a temperature-controlled pool and summer kitchen. Other features include a tennis court and three, two-car garages and golf cart garage.

Inside, the main residence features a master bedroom with two oversize walk-in closets and executive office suite. The kitchen sold with granite tabletops and new stainless-steel appliances.

The main house was built in 1999 and recently remodeled.

According to an online listing presented by Amanda Hoppenjans with Lake Nona Realty, the estate once asked as high as $4.1 million in March 2018.

Sidhu is president of the Sidhu Family Foundation in Orlando. He served as a director of Arena Capital Partners between 1999 and 2014. The New York-based private equity fund focuses on investing in small companies.

In 2017, Kenneth and Dina Siegel, paid $3.5 million for a 1.5-acre residence nearby. That 9,599-square-foot home sits east of the golf course’s 13th green, with a rear waterfront view and boat house on private Lake Buck.

Siegel was named the new executive vice president, chief administrative officer for Las Vegas-based Diamond Resorts in 2016 and retired from that role in 2018.

Today, he serves as the CEO of SenesTech Inc. based in Arizona. Records show the couple still owns the house at 10169 Tavistock Road.


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