$5M Botanic Gardens mansion tops June home sales

Jacques Benedict designed this Cheesman Park home, which sold for $5.75 million. (Kate Tracy)

Denver boasted a bouquet of big home sales in June.

The most expensive house to sell last month was 910 Gaylord St., a Beaux Arts mansion bordering the Denver Botanic Gardens that traded for $5 million. The sale of the 1923 house came in $750,000 less than its listing price in April.

Outside the city limits, in Arapahoe County, June’s most expensive sale was a five-bedroom home at 4880 S. Franklin St. in Englewood, according to property records. The house in western Cherry Hills, which rests on 2.25 acres, sold for $4.5 million.

Below are sale specs for June’s five highest-priced residential sales in the Denver metro area, according to multiple listing service REColorado and area property records:

  • Kevin C. Mize bought an 8,680-square-foot home at 910 Gaylord St. from Emily Sinclair and John Kenney for $5 million. Julie Winger with Kentwood Real Estate represented the seller.
  • Sadie and Ryan Shaugnessy bought an 8,093-square-foot home at 4880 S. Franklin St. in Englewood from Daniel and Jeanne O’Shaughnessy for $4.5 million.
  • Denase-Properties LLC bought an 11,050-square-foot home at 14 Sandy Lake Road in Englewood from 14 Sandy Lake Road II LLC for $4.21 million. Lana Cordier Shelton with RE/MAX Uptown represented the seller. Andrea Webber represented the buyer.
  • Daniel and Jeanne O’Shaughnessy bought an 8,262-square-foot home at 1110 E. Layton Ave. in Cherry Hills Village from Epic Trust (trustee: former Colorado Avalanche winger Jarome Iginla) for $3.8 million. Linda Behr with LIV Sotheby’s International Realty represented the seller.
  • The Mary Frances Bailey Revocable Trust bought a 4,628-square-foot penthouse at 400 E. Third Ave., unit 1702 in Denver from 17th 3rd LLC for $3.75 million. Mark Bailey with Equity Colorado represented the seller.

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