Archive for the ‘colorado’ Category

Cherry Hills Village’s Newest Priciest House

July 13, 2009

Cherry Hills Village is known for its breathtaking, humongous, and expensive homes. This one, which is located at 5000 E Quincy Ave, was just recently listed for a whopping $22,900,000. It is now the priciest home on the market in the Cherry Hills Village area. With over 21,000 square feet of living space, 6 bedrooms and 9 bathrooms,  and a magnificent 2-story wood paneled great room, this home is truly amazing. The gated estate sits on a very large lot and includes its own private man made pond.

Carmelo Anthony’s Colorado Mega-Mansion

March 31, 2009

This is the home of Denver Nuggets superstar Carmelo Anthony. The home is located on S Polo Ridge Drive in Littleton, CO. Carmelo bought the 25,610 square foot mega-mansion, named The Sognare Estate, back in April of 2007 for $12,000,000. The home was built by Stephen Jacobsen, the former Executive Vice President of Qwest. Stephen was given Carmelo’s old home in Lakewood as part of a deal. The home which sits on nearly 6 acres of land contains 7 bedrooms, 9 bathrooms, a grand foyer with marble columns, a 5,000 bottle wine cellar, an 11,000 square foot barn, a mahogany paneled library, a recording studio, 8 fireplaces, a swimming pool with larg pool house, and a 7-car garage. Who ever knew that a baller could live such a lavish lifestyle? Carmelo is definitely living the dream.

A look at Mansions under Construtciton

March 29, 2009

This mega-mansion is under construction on Wallen Road in Parker, CO. It looks to be in excess of 20,000 square feet and has a large attached wing. The home also has a swimming pool, a fountain, and a bridge.

This massive house looks to be undergoing an addition to the main house. That’s quite an addition! The home is located on Chestnut Ridge Road in Saddle River, NJ.

This mansion is located at the end of a very long driveway off of Mt. Eden Road in Saratoga, CA.

This French inspired mansion is located on Edgewood Road in Franklin Lakes, NJ. It includes an indoor pool and 3+ car garage.

Cherry Hills Village Mansion up for Auction

March 27, 2009

This mansion is located at 5800 Piedmont Drive in the prestigious Cherry Hills Village in Colorado. There have a been string of multi-million dollar real estate auctions across the country over the past few years and this is the latest. The 14,600 square foot mansion was just recently built and features 8 bedrooms and 10 full and 3 half bathrooms. The large rooms combined with the open floorplan make this home a true standout. The exceptional craftsmanship of this home is incredible and only the finest materials were used to build it. The home is being auctioned off by the LFC Group of Companies on its Freedom Realty Exchange website. The sprawling estate features a magnificent grand foyer with sweeping floating staircase, six fireplaces, a gourmet kitchen with adjoining breakfast room, a grand family room with wooden beams and a 24-foot cathedral ceiling, a formal dining room, a library, a home theater, a custom made bar, a wine cellar, and an amazing 11-car garage. The home has a minimum starting bid of only $3.9 million and has a suggested value of $10 million.

CLICK HERE for the listing

Cherry Hills Village Mega-Mansions

January 24, 2009

This is a birds eye view of one of Englewood, Colorado’s most prestigious streets. Cherry Hills Park Drive is located in the exclusive Cherry Hills Village. This street is filled with a dozen or so mega-mansions.

This is the mega-mansion of Mike Shanahan. Mike Shanahan is the Broncos’ head coach. I did a post on this home a while back. Mike’s former mansion is down the street and sold for $16 million. This 35,000 square foot monstrosity is currently under construction and will feature amenities such as a bowling alley and indoor racquetball court.

This is a view of 4 of the homes on the street. As you can see, a mega-mansion is currently under construction.

Broncos’ Head Coach’s Real Estate Extravagance

October 26, 2008

( Shanahan’s old mansion)

The Broncos’ Head Coach, Mike Shanahan and his wife Peggy, sold their Cherry Hills Village mansion for $16 million. The home included 19,375 square feet 7 bedrooms and 10 baths.The home is located at 20 Cherry Hills Park Drive. Mike Shanahan reportedly makes $5 million a year from coaching. He just pocketed 5 years worth of salary. Now, Mike and his wife are putting that money into an even bigger project. They are planning to build an even larger home that is just a stone’s throw away from the one they just sold. The home is going to take a year to construct and is going to be 34,927 square feet. The home is going to include numerous amenities and will be perfect for enterataining the Broncos players. The main floor will include two offices, a gallery, a music and living room, a gathering room, a dining room, a conservatory, a kid’s arcade / playroom, a master bedroom, and a guest bedroom. The lower level is an entertainment paradise. It will consist of a two lane bowling alley, a lounge, a poker room, a video-golf room, an indoor racquetball court, a shuffleboard table, and 4 bedrooms. The massive home will also have 6 fireplaces, a 3,600 square foot 6-car garage, a 2,150 square foot quest house, a “wine residence / guest house, a large swimming pool, and two bridges. 
Click here for more pictures of Mike Shanahan’s old mansion

Massive Colorado Estate

October 13, 2008

Location: 10687 Evans Ridge Road, Parker, CO

Price: $22,000,000
Square Feet: 50,397 (42,000 finished)
This 72 acre estate is one of the largest homes in the state of Colorado. It quite possibly has every imaginable amenity you could think of. The 50,000 square foot mega mansion consists of 11 bedrooms, 24 bathrooms, and 10 fireplaces. Upon entering, you are greeted by a magnificent marble rotunda that features large columns. The foyer leads into the elegant formal living room that features floor to ceiling windows, a limestone fireplace, and a baby grand piano. The formal dining room connects to the caterers kitchen and entertaining bar and is located next to a stairhall which is perfect for easy access to the basement during parties. The home features numerous sweeping staircases that have extremely detailed wrought iron rails. If you don’t want to walk up and down stairs to navigate through the 50,000 square feet of living space, you can use one of the home’s two elevators. There are two kitchens on the main floor; a family kitchen and a caterer’s kitchen. The full service catering kitchen can accomodate a large staff and has a huge walk in pantry and a cocktail bar. The library wing spans 3,000 square feet and contains a library, kitchenette, workstation alcove, conference room, music room, office, and two private decks. The library features floor to ceiliong paneling  and cherry wood cabinets. This mansion contains 2 master retreats and numerous guest bedrooms. There is a sweeping staircase that leads to the entertainment section of the home, which is of course the fully furnished basement. The recreational level of the home includes consists of two floors and features countless amenities that are perfect for keeping you party guests entertained. The first level contains a home theater with a snack bar, wine cellar with wrought iron door, a family room, a custom cherry wood bar, and a large space for other entertainment uses. The second level of the recreational level inlcudes a conference room, an exercise room, 2-lane bowling alley, a lounge, and your very own nightclub with a stage! (perfect for karaoke night) The estate also features a huge indoor pool with changing rooms and bathrooms. The grounds of this exceptional estate include cascading waterfalls, a pond, and a 3,406 square foot caretakers house. There is also a 16 car garage.This could all be yours for the low price of $22,000,000. I think that this is a steal due to the sheer size of the home and the endless amenities that come along with it. Imagine all the parties you could throw at this exquisite estate! 
Click here to visit the home’s website