How rich is Prince Bandar bin-Sultan?
Prince Bandar, who served as Saudi Arabia's ambassador to the United States from 1981 to 2005, just sold what's reported to be his last Aspen-area property for $5.87 million.
But an Aspen Times source suggests that it was never one of the Prince's residences. Instead, he used the 5,980-square-foot house, located on just shy of three acres in Aspen's exclusive Starwood development, to house his engineer.
By Bandar's standards, the place is modest, particularly in light of a place our Alan Prendergast told you about back in 2012 — the Hala Ranch, which sold for $49 million.
But if the latest property represents slumming for Prince Bandar, it will certainly strike the average person as spectacular. Take a photo tour, with images and data from the original listing.
565 N Starwood Drive — $5,870,000
6 beds, 7.0 baths, 5,980 sq.ft.
Description: Dramatic 5-bedroom residence plus separate 1 bedroom guest house with stunning views of Capitol Peak, Mount Daly and the Snowmass ski area. Main residence includes elevator, outdoor lap pool, spacious stone decks, cocktail lawn and seasonal stream. Adjacent pasture lot affords maximum privacy and additional open space. One of Aspen's finest residential values.
Extras: Security System, Pool, Patio/Deck, Lawn Sprinklers, Landscaping, Hot Tub/Spa, Guest/Caretaker Qtrs, Elevator