What’s the Big Deal: $11.2 million for Red Butte home in Aspen
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Price: $11.2 million
Date recorded: Oct. 17
Address: 1300 Red Butte Drive, Aspen
Buyer: Aspen Flat Roof LLC
Seller: 1300 Red Butte LLC
Property type: Single-family residential
Year built: 1993, remodeled in 2015
Total heated area: 5,807 square feet
Land: 0.85 acre
Features: Five bedrooms, 51/2 baths,
Property tax bill: $17,777.44
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