Over the years in this space, we've periodically offered mini-tours of the most expensive homes for sale in Denver — and a look at our most recent roundup, published in early 2014, demonstrates how much hotter the Denver housing market has gotten over the past two-plus years.
The most expensive home on the previous list went for over $3 million less than the priciest item currently available on the wide-ranging and helpful MetroDenverHomeListings.com website — and half of the other six offerings from 2014 had a tag set at more than $1 million under the sixth-placer below.
One thing remains the same, however: The properties are absolutely gorgeous.
Continue to take mini-tours of the six most expensive homes for sale in Denver right now. They include links and text from the original MetroDenverHomeListings.com pages, where there's much more information available.
Number 6: 1130 East 7th Avenue
Denver, CO 80218
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Commissioned in 1904 by Chester S. Morey with Fisher and Fisher Architects, this 12,100 sq ft Capital Hill mansion was a wedding gift for his daughter, Mary L. Morey. The current owners have impeccably restored and meticulously updated the entire six bedroom eleven bath home to today's highest standards. Formal living room, formal dining room, sunny breakfast room, sun room, nine-seat movie theater, private gym, endless lap pool and large party room. The very large chef's kitchen includes three sinks, two Bosch dishwashers, a Wolf commercial gas cooktop and side by side Subzero refrigerator and freezer. Current owners retrofitted an elevator that services all four floors. The 15,600 sq ft professionally landscaped lot includes a 935 sq ft carriage house and an oversized three car garage. This home is a Denver treasure. Detailed. Grand. Luxurious.
Number 5: 400 Cook Street
Denver, CO 80206
Estate living in North Cherry Creek. Beautifully designed and custom built with the highest standards of quality furnishes and construction, this smart technology two-story home sits on a remarkable elevated over-sized lot with outstanding mountain views. Over 9200 square feet on three levels. Convenient main floor master suite with exceptional bath, dressing room and fireplace. Chef's dream kitchen with breakfast nook, butlers pantry, a formal dining room, rare custom two-story cherry wood library/study. Enjoy crisp fall evenings on the huge outdoor private patio with built-in viking cook station and beautiful stone fireplace. Garden level has a temperature controlled wine cellar and tasting room, large family room with mini kitchen and fireplace, a full bath, storage, exercise room and large workshop. A rare opportunity in one of Denver's finest neighborhoods. Buyers must be pre-qualified. Listing broker must be present at all showings.
Number 4: 177 North Humboldt Street
Denver, CO 80218
Spectacular Tudor on a beautiful half acre in historic Denver Country Club. Gracefully poised behind wrought iron gates, this property is a rare find and presents a breathtaking mix of expansive lawn, gardens and century old trees. This architectural masterpiece designed in the 1920's by Harry J. Manning, boasts over 11,000 finished square feet including nine bedrooms, nine bathrooms, a lovely entry foyer with a sweeping wrought iron staircase, large, gracious rooms, plaster moldings, and views of the grounds from every vantage point. The master suite is spacious with a private balcony and is adjoined by a spectacular sitting room with a fireplace. The home has a wonderful floor plan that can accommodate every family size, and with the third floor bonus space, an amazing, lower level with a beautiful, custom wet bar, wine cellar and exquisite finishes, this is truly one of the very finest estates in Denver.
Continue to see the three most expensive homes for sale in Denver right now.
Number 3: 333 Milwaukee Street
Denver, CO 80206
The First Ultra-Luxury Home to Ever Hit the Market in Cherry Creek. Architecturally brilliant, this Colorado-Modern home sits on 1/3 acre and boasts a salt-water pool/hot-tub and a detached man-cave with glass garage door overlooking the pool (also serves as additional 2.5 car garage, studio or recreation area). With a vision of year-round indoor/outdoor living, the home features glass garage doors opening to the pool. The main floor is open-concept and offers a glass-enclosed hallway to the main floor master & a study with its private and separate entrance. Glass stairs with boxcar treads lead to all 3 floors, with 2 bedroom suites on upper level with rooftop deck & a fully finished basement with state-of-the-art media, bar, recreation and 2 additional bedrooms suites. Fully gated w/ high-tech security and super private. Home is operated by Geothermal systems and Smart House technology. The significance of this property cannot be overstated. Buyer Pre-Qualification Required.
Number 2: 575 Circle Drive
Denver, CO 80206
This castle-like estate sits on over 3/4 of an acre in the most prestigious Country Club location. Extensively renovated in 2001 by Diamond Homes & additional renovations in 2014. Every detail has been meticulously executed w/ the highest level of craftsmanship.Breathtaking woodwork, leaded glass and ornate plaster ceiling moldings.The formal living room & dining room are grand & elegant.The living room offers doors to a back patio and a dramatic fireplace. Spacious dining room features a custom hand painted mural.Gourmet eat-in kitchen is bright & sunny.There are his & hers offices & 2 main floor powder rooms. 6 generously sized bedroom suites. The master suite w/ private sitting room is luxurious & overlooks the back grounds of the property. Basement with a media room, office, kitchen, wine cellar, gym, sauna, steam shower & massage room. Heated driveway & 4 car garage.This home is perfect for entertaining on intimate & opulent scales. The most beautiful & private setting in Denver!
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Number 1: 100 Detroit Street
Denver, CO 80206
Never before offered, the crown jewel of Cherry Creek, fully furnished and exquisitely finished! This custom penthouse residence exudes elegance and sophistication featuring a modern take on Classic Italian architecture with no expense spared or detail overlooked. From the gleaming hand-hewn walnut floors to the custom William Ohs cabinetry throughout, to the over 1200 sf of rooftop garden with incredible views from the Rocky Mts and City skyline, to the urban setting below, this is a rare offering for a very discerning buyer. Perfectly situated on the 7th floor at NorthCreek, Cherry Creek's only full-service gated enclave featuring 24-7 concierge/valet/porter service, steps away from the cafes, coffee shops and boutiques of Denver's most desirable destination, Cherry Creek North.