What’s the Big Deal: Aspen condo reels in $7.25 million | AspenTimes.com

What’s the Big Deal: Aspen condo reels in $7.25 million

134 N. Spring Street
Jeremy Wallace |

Editor’s note: “What’s the Big Deal?” runs Sundays and is based on the most expensive property transaction recorded in Pitkin County through 3 p.m. each Friday.

Price: $7.25 million

Date recorded: April 19

Address: 134 N. Spring St., Aspen

Buyer: 134 North Spring LLC

Seller: James Berlin Trust, Madeline Berlin Trust

Property type: Condo

Year built: 1992

Total heated area: 5,389 square feet

Amenities: Three bedrooms, five baths

Property tax bill: $15,272.12


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