Elin Nordegren, Tiger's ex, bulldozes $12M house

KEY BISCAYNE, FL - APRIL 02: Elin Nordegren wife Tiger Woods watches as Rafael Nadal of Spain takes on Andy Roddick of the United States during day eleven of the 2010 Sony Ericsson Open at Crandon Park Tennis Center on April 2, 2010 in Key Biscayne, Florida. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Elin Nordegren Al Bello

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Elin Nordegren watches the 2010 Sony Ericsson Open at Crandon Park Tennis Center on April 2, 2010 in Key Biscayne, Florida.
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Elin Nordegren, the former Swedish model who divorced golf pro Tiger Woods after a five year marriage when his infidelity was revealed, has reportedly demolished her $12 million home in exclusive North Palm Beach, Florida and will build a new one on the plot.

A report by The Palm Beach Post shows a photo of the vast home taken in the spring, and then a photo of the empty plot taken on January 5.

According to the Post, Nordegren bought the home only about a year ago, after her highly public divorce from Woods in 2010.

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A local realtor who told the paper he visited the house for a party in the autumn, said he heard the plan was initially to renovate the 1930s home, but that Nordegren decided to start completely from scratch after work got underway.

The old house in the exclusive Seminole Landing development had eight bathrooms, an in-ground swimming pool, an elevator and a total floor space of 17,000 square feet, according to the Post.

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