What’s the Big Deal: Aspen home fetches $7.9 million
Editor’s note: “What’s the Big Deal?” runs Sundays and is based on the most expensive property transaction recorded of the week in Pitkin County.
Price: $7.9 million
Address: 936 King St., Aspen
Buyer: 936 King LLC
Seller: Glenn K. Beaton
Property type: Single-family residential
Year built: 1998
Total heated area: 7,059 square feet
Land: 18,500 square feet
2014 property tax bill: $14,517.32
Worth noting: The seller, retired attorney and Aspen Times columnist Glenn Beaton, bought the property for $6.7 million in October 2010.
“Without any exception the worst snow storm known since the advent of the railroad west of Leadville has been raging over the crest of the continental divide since last Thursday,” asserted the Aspen Tribune on January 31, 1899.