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What’s the Big Deal: Aspen penthouse, studio combine for $8.4 million sale

400 W. Hopkins Ave.
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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: $8.4 million

Date recorded: April 14



Address: 400 W. Hopkins Ave., units 3, 4 and 8

Buyer: JMW Golden LLC


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Seller: 400 West Hopkins LLC

Property type: Condominium

Year built: 1973

Total heated area: 5,140 square feet

Worth noting: While constructed in 1973, 4,857 square feet of the property — units 3 and 4 — recently were redeveloped into a penthouse. Unit 8 is a 283-square-foot studio. The seller paid $4.4 million for the three units in July 2013, according to county property records.

Buzzworthy

• Hub of Aspen owner Charlie Tarver recently sold his portion of a condominiumized building downtown for $3.1 million, property records show. The buyer is Wheeler Square-Casper Family LLC, and the deal was recorded April 8 in the Clerk and Recorder’s Office. Tarver, whose entity Charlies Cow Company LLC acquired the property for $1.2 million in October 1999, said he will continue to own and operate the Hub of Aspen business.

• The recent death of longtime Aspen resident Dale Potvin had many in the community mourning, including those in the brokerage firm that he helped launch, Stirling Peak Properties.

“We lost a founder, colleague and dear friend in Dale Potvin last week. Known for finding clients the perfect property and the perfect powder turn, he was a consummate professional who will be remembered for being genuine, approachable and honest,” the company said in an email sent Thursday. A memorial service was held for Potvin on Saturday. He was 68.

rcarroll@aspentimes.com


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