Former home of John Denver up for sale

Staff report

An Aspen-area home once owned by the late singer John Denver is up for sale.

The listing, first reported Thursday by the Wall Street Journal, is being handled by Aspen property broker Carol Dopkin, who did not immediately return a phone message Friday.

The estate, which includes a six-bedroom main house and five-bedroom guesthouse, is listed for $10.75 million. The estate was bought in 1999 for $3.68 million.

Both homes, located in the gated community of Starwood off of McLain Flats Road, combine for 9,077 square feet and sit on 7.61 acres of land, according to Dopkin’s listing.

Denver lived in the Starwood home until his death in October 1997, which came after he crashed his experimental aircraft into the Pacific Ocean. He was 53.