While December isn’t officially in the books, 2020 has seen plenty of million-dollar home sales throughout this year’s real estate boom.
The top sale of the year — coming in at $16 million — was the 6,800-square-foot western-facing penthouse atop the 45-story Four Seasons. It was the highest-priced condo sale in Denver history.
Here are the top 10 Denver-area home sales in 2020, as of Dec. 23:
Listing agent: Stan Kniss with Slate Real Estate Advisors
Details: The nearly 6,800-square-foot unit, which spans two floors, sold for $3 million above asking price on Feb. 25. The penthouse has three bedrooms, five bathrooms, and an outdoor hot tub and fireplace. Amenities include access to a valet, housekeeping, two fitness centers, an outdoor pool and the hotel’s house phone to hotel staff that carry out every wish.
Listing agent: Christopher Bouc and Ian Wolfe with LIV Sotheby’s International Realty
Details: The 8,800-square-foot mansion, which sold on Aug. 19, has six bedrooms and seven baths, and sits on 5 acres. Built in 1923 and renovated in 2017, the Tudor home still has its original carriage porch at the end of its brick circular drive. It also features a swimming pool, hot tub, basketball and tennis courts, and an “enchanted forest” play yard that features a 500-foot zipline, according to the listing.
29 Polo Club Circle in Denver: $8 million
Listing agent: Josh Behr with LIV Sotheby’s International Realty
Details: Sold on Dec. 4, this 7,910-square-foot home in Belcaro was built in 2020 by an assembled team of professionals, including Denver-based architects Semple Brown and the interior designers of New York-based Studio D. It features four bedrooms, seven bathrooms, an expansive fitness center, custom fireplaces throughout, a pool and an oversized four-car garage.
Listing agent: Liz Benson and John Hoeffler with WK Real Estate
Buyer’s agent: Tyler Martini of Hyphen Real Estate Group
Details: This 6,122-square-foot home sold on Jan. 3. Built in 2005, the home has four bedrooms, six bathrooms and a two-car garage. The 15-acre property also features a pool, spa, pool house, walking path and barn.
Listing agent: Brian Delaney with Delaney Realty Group
Buyer’s agent: Jennifer Egbert with Milehimodern
Details: The 7,254-square-foot home sold on Oct. 9, and features five beds and five baths. Sitting on an acre in northeast Boulder, the property offers a private setting near Four Mile Creek and features an outdoor saltwater pool, floor-to-ceiling windows throughout the open floor plan and a 2,100-square-foot basement.
Listing agent: Zach Zeldner with Compass Colorado
Buyer’s agent: Marybeth Emerson with Colorado Landmark Realtors
Details: Sitting on 1.29 acres, this 6,471-square-foot Boulder home, which sold on Aug. 3, has seven bedrooms and seven bathrooms. The two-story residence features large indoor-outdoor living spaces, a chef’s kitchen and bedroom suite on the main floor, plus four more bedrooms upstairs. The finished basement includes a wet bar, wine room, rec room and two more bedrooms.
Listing agent: Lea VanSchaack with Camber Realty
Buyer’s agent: Jeff Hendley with Compass
Details: The residence originally designed and built in 1942 by Red Rocks Amphitheatre architect Burnham Hoyt sold on Nov. 3. According to the Colorado Historical Society, the 8,569-square-foot house is said to be the prominent mid-century architect’s “finest surviving commission in luxury residential design.”
1005 Gilbert St. in Boulder: $6.8 million
Listing agent: Steve Remmert with Compass-Boulder
Buyer’s agent: Kimberly Thompson with Colorado Landmark-Boulder
Details: Sold on Dec. 3, this 5,824-square-foot home with a visible steel frame features unobstructed views of the Flatirons from its indoor-outdoor floorplan. There are four bedrooms, seven bathrooms and an in-ground pool with a finished pool house.
603 Highland Ave. in Boulder: $6.68 million
Listing agent: Todd Gogulski with Porchlight Real Estate Group
Buyer’s agent: Susie Donahue with Re/Max of Boulder
Details: This 5,284-square-foot historic Boulder property in the Mapleton Hill neighborhood sold on Dec. 14. Originally built in 1890, the home was torn down to the studs in 2017 to rebuild the interior, adding some modern touches, while preserving its historic integrity, according to the listing. Highlights include a stone-pillared wine cellar that can be viewed from the kitchen’s glass floors and a fully finished and air-conditioned barn in the property’s raised gardens.
Listing agent: Janet Kritzer with LIV Sotheby’s International Realty
Buyer’s agent: Edie Marks with Kentwood Real Estate DTC
Details: This 21,000-square-foot megamansion, which sold on Feb. 21, was built in 2009, has eight bedrooms and 13 bathrooms, as well as 10 imported fireplaces, a gourmet kitchen and a separate catering kitchen, according to previous reporting. Did we mention there’s a 16-car garage?