The top five home sales in Denver/Boulder in October all exceeded $5 million

Amenities such as the property’s barn appealed to the buyer, who wanted space to accommodate horses. (Courtesy Tahvori Bunting)

After being on the market for more than three years, a former ski area turned luxury ranch in unincorporated Jefferson County sold last month for $14.7 million.

The property on the 1300 block of South Grapevine Road in Golden, also known as Bear Mountain Ranch, was founded by John and Debbie Medved in the 1990s as a place to raise their large family.

The focal point of the estate is a large 17,000-square-foot mansion designed in the style of an English estate.

Initially listed for $37 million by LIV Sotheby’s International Realty in 2020, it was later relisted in 2021 by Hall and Hall for $25.8 million with additional space.

In January 2022, agents from Hall and Hall, Compass-Denver and Re/Max listed the property at the same price but divided it into six lots.

One parcel, consisting of 10 acres and a 2,500-square-foot farm, was sold for $2.5 million in May 2022.

After removing the remaining parcels in March, Northrop Group, along with Compass-Denver and Re/Max Leaders, listed them again in May. The realtors have listed the three parcels with the mansion for $14.9 million.

The Oct. 12 sale is the highest this year in the Denver metro MLS and surpasses the previous record for highest price for properties in Jefferson County.

Northrop Group’s Brittany Morgan with Compass-Denver and Rhonda Courtney with Re/Max Leaders represented Medveds. Lori Gajarsky with Lokation Real Estate represented the buyer, 1334 Grapevine LLC.

Here are the four most expensive home sales in October in the Denver metro area, according to MLS data:

Log home builder Beck Builders built a 5,855-square-foot, four-bedroom, six-bathroom custom home with cedar beams on the 4600 block of Eldorado Springs Drive in Boulder. (Courtesy

On the 4600 block of El Dorado Springs Drive in Boulder: $7.4 million

Listing agent: Stephen Remmert with Compass Boulder

Buyer’s agent: Bernardi Group with Coldwell Banker

details: Located on 5 acres, Creekside Ranch offers 282 feet of private creekside access for fly fishing. Log home builder Beck Builders built a 6,000-square-foot, four-bedroom, six-bathroom custom home with cedar beams. Designed to feel like a luxurious Western retreat, the home features carved walnut floors with radiant heat.

The property was initially listed for $8.2 million in July, then sold for $7.4 million on October 25.

The 13,000-square-foot Tudor in the 5700 block of S. Maple Court in Greenwood Village has six bedrooms and nine bathrooms. (Courtesy Recolorado)

In the 5700 block of South Maple Court in Greenwood Village: $6 million

Listing agent: Linda Hantman of Kentwood Real Estate DTC

Buyer’s agent: Kelly Sellers with R. Scott Sellers

details: The 13,000-square-foot Tudor home was initially listed for $6.4 million in September, and sold for $6 million on October 12. The six-bedroom, nine-bathroom home sits on 1.85 acres and features a Kansas limestone exterior paired with a slate roof and porch. Copper gutters and downspouts.

The interior features a dramatic main staircase with custom iron balustrades, a marble tiled entryway, intricate tracery work, and exposed walnut and walnut floors.

Denver architect Burnham Hoyt designed the Tudor-style mansion in the Country Club neighborhood.

On the 100 block of Gaylord Street in Denver: $5.4 million

Listing agent: Trish Bragg and Maggie Armstrong of LIV Sotheby’s International Realty

Buyer’s agent: Emily Lemire is with Unique Properties LLC

details: This 6,000-square-foot mansion at 130 Gaylord Street in the Country Club neighborhood sold for list price in October. Denver architect Burnham Hoyt designed the four-bedroom, seven-bathroom Tudor house constructed in 1929. Hoyt, one of Colorado’s best-known architects, also designed the north wing of the Central Denver Public Library, Red Rocks State Park Amphitheater, and the State Capitol. Building the facility. Architect Steve Ekman of Ekman Design Studio oversaw the home’s 2017 renovation.

The two-story home on Eagle Point Lane in Castle Rock was built in 2003 and has two bedrooms, five bathrooms and five fireplaces. (Courtesy Recolorado)

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