What’s the Big Deal: David Koch estate sells Aspen homes for $23 million and $12 million to Lauder family
“What’s the Big Deal?” runs Mondays and is based on the week’s most expensive property transaction recorded in the Pitkin County Clerk and Recorder’s Office.
Price: $23 million
Date recorded: July 22
Address: 855 Roaring Fork Road
Neighborhood: West End
Buyer: 855 Roaring Fork Road LLC
Seller: David Koch Trust
Property type: Single-family residential
Year built: 1981, actual; 2013 effective and remodel
Total heated area: 8,083 square feet
Lot size: 48,745 square feet
Assessor’s office actual value: $16,196,300
Assessor’s office assessed value: $1,158,040
Property tax bill: $41,415
Worth noting: The buyer, tied to the Lauder family through public records, also bought the next-door residence at 865 Roaring Fork Road, in a separate deal worth $12 million. The estate of the late David Koch also was the seller.
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