A Greenwood Village mansion owned by the granddaughter of a famed British investor and philanthropist was the highest-priced home to sell in the Denver metro area last month.
The seven-bedroom home was sold by Rhonda Zimmerman, granddaughter of the late John Templeton. Templeton, an American-born fund manager and investor, established the Templeton Foundation in 1987. Zimmerman bought the home from former NBA player Ervin Johnson in 2013, according to public records.
Address: 5340 S. Newport St.
Sale price: $5 million
Stats: 14,700 square feet with seven bedrooms and 11 bathrooms on 2.3 acres
Buyer: Charles and Meri Brown
Seller: Rhonda Sue Zimmerman, who bought the home for $3.9 million from Johnson.
Listing broker: Daniel Tessmer with Realestators Inc.
The finer things: The home comes with seven fireplaces, an elevator, three laundry rooms, a movie theater and a separate guest house. Outside, residents can enjoy tennis and basketball courts, pool and patio, five-hole putting green, trampoline and hot tub.