Drudge Report’s Matt Drudge Pays $1.45 Million Cash For New Miami Digs

Internet newsman Matt Drudge's new house in south Miami-Dade County (Click on the photo for more pix)

It sure pays to be the Right’s water-carrier, kids!

Matt Drudge, the owner of the popular conservative news website Drudge Report, just bought a new house in south Miami-Dade County.

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He snagged the ranch-like place in Redland, an unincorporated farming area known for its organic strawberries, for $1.45 million cash.

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It’s the 45-year-old Drudge’s second big home purchase in the county. According to records with the Miami-Dade County Property Appraiser’s Office, Drudge also owns a $1.4 million crib off the Venetian Causeway in Miami Beach. He bought that one in 2003.

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The often-reclusive Drudge didn’t respond to a request for an interview.

His new property on Southwest 157th Avenue, meanwhile, boasts almost five acres of lush forest and a five-bedroom, 6,400-square-foot ranch house.

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It was described in real estate websites as a safari-like tropical retreat with a world-class security camera system, large entertainment gazebo, soothing waterfall in the master bathroom and a large Jacuzzi.

Sounds like Drudge will be able to entertain the likes of Karl Rove in perfect privacy! (Check out the video, below, of a wedding on the property in 2010)

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This story originally ran in my column in the Miami Herald

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Comments

  1. uncle joe says

    hi hope druidge likes snakes—-they will be slithering all over this crib built in deep fla vegatation. he and rush limburger are laughing all the way to the bank…

  2. Sid Poe says

    Jose, the way you wrote the article it sounds like a way to put Matt Drudge in the closet. It’s 2011