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Slifer in the News

Saddle Up: These 5 Properties Boast Incredible Equestrian Facilities

Perhaps you grew up riding horses every autumn on your family’s farm, a warm cup of apple cider waiting for you after your ride. Maybe you dreamed of one day owning a property where you could keep magnificent steeds and they could roam and graze and gallop. Some of us dream of having a home where horses can also live, and we’ve got some good news—this dream can easily become a reality.
There are so many stunning and spacious luxury properties that feature equestrian facilities. We’ve curated a list of five of these exceptional residences below.

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Construction of The Arbory Condos in City Park West Now Complete

Generation Development, a leader in residential development in Denver, and its broker, Slifer Smith & Frampton Real Estate, announced on August 14 that construction has been completed on The Arbory condominiums and the new owners have begun moving in. Located at 1601 Park Ave in City Park West, The Arbory offers 41 for-sale condominiums ranging from urban one-bedrooms to two-bedroom penthouses. To date, 60 percent of the residences have been sold and only 17 units remain. “We could not be more excited to welcome owners to their new home at The Arbory,” said Chris Lonigro, president of Generation Development. “As one of the only new construction condominium projects in Denver, The Arbory presents a truly unique opportunity – at our price point there are fewer than 35 active condo listings on the market.”

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$4.2 Million Boulder Loft Offers Stylish Luxury With An Industrial Edge

With a history primarily defined by the transition from a Wild West mining town to a hub for scientific research and the tech industry, Boulder, Colorado, is at once rugged and refined. So, too, is the 2,200-square-foot residential loft, Seven Hundred Pearl.

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Historic Boulder Gem

700 Pearl St. is a historic gem. Built in 1901 as the Racket grocery store, this property underwent a remarkable transformation in 2017. Celebrity Designer Kari Whitman reimagined the space, creating what is now the hippest pad in Boulder! The interior design of this home has graced the covers of national and state magazines such as Colorado Homes and Gardens and Modern in Denver.

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Gart Wash Park Mansion Takes Top Spot Among July Home Sales

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$6.8M mansion sale sets new record in Denver's Washington Park

The mansion's architect also designed Red Rocks Amphitheatre.

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Former CU Athletic Director Lists Boulder Ranch for $7.5M

A 24-acre ranch near Boulder, listed for $7.5 million, blends the rugged charm of the Wild West with the easy convenience of modern living. The property, owned by former University of Colorado athletic director Dick Tharp includes a 6,793-square-foot, five-bedroom home designed by architect Ken Taniguchi and constructed in 2005. There’s also a 4,000-square-foot gymnasium or multipurpose facility and ...

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Exploring Boulder, Colorado: From College Town To Growing Tech Hub

Like many cities across the American West, the origins of Boulder, Colorado, can be traced back to the gleam of gold. In the winter of 1859, the town was settled by a group of prospectors hoping to strike it rich in the rivers and streams that stretch across the mountainous landscape.

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Denver Home Designed by Red Rocks Architect Hits the Market for 7 Million

Every so often, an architect comes along whose vision and designs are so tied to the fabric of the city in which they erect their masterpieces that it becomes difficult to imagine the same place without their influence—would Chicago be the same without Daniel Burnham or Barcelona without Antoni Gaudí?

In Denver, that architect is Burnham Hoyt. Born and raised in North Denver, Hoyt is responsible for some of Mile High City’s most iconic structures, notably Denver’s Central Library and Red Rocks Amphitheater.

Now, one of Hoyt’s residential designs is on the market for $6.99 million.

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CRE Veteran Mark Smith Named to 2023 Colorado Business Hall of Fame

Mark Smith, founding principal and managing partner of Slifer Smith & Frampton, as well as founding principal of East West Partners, has been inducted into the 2023 Class of the Colorado Business Hall of Fame, which honors outstanding individuals who have made legendary contributions to the free enterprise system and provide inspiration for the next generation.

“I couldn’t be more honored to receive this prestigious award alongside such a distinguished group of friends and colleagues,” said Mark Smith. “It has been my life’s work and greatest pleasure to help shape the future of some of Colorado’s most iconic places and I appreciate this recognition tremendously.”

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$13 Million Sale of Boulder Estate Shatters County Record for Home Sales

This month’s $13 million sale of a Boulder estate qualifies as the county’s most expensive sale in history.

Over the past decade, Boulder’s top 10 sales for single-family residences all exceeded $6.5 million, with the second-most expensive hitting $10 million, according to Alana Watkins of VOCA Public Relations, referencing public records. The six-bedroom, six-bathroom home at 1489 Sunset Blvd. closed on Jan. 17.

“It’s not surprising to me that this home is setting records for home sales in Boulder County — it’s truly one of a kind,” said broker Marybeth Emerson of real estate agency Slifer Smith & Frampton.

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Hot Home: Step Inside Boulder's Most Expensive Listing

As Boulder brings in more companies in the technology, aerospace and venture capital industries, demand for luxury real estate in the area is rising.

 Driving the news: The most expensive listing in the city recently hit the market for a cool $13 million.

The listing narrowly beat out Boulder's one-of-a-kind "Glass House," which is offering crystal-clear views of the Rocky Mountains for $12,995,000.

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Mountain Home Above Boulder, Colorado, Earns Its Wings As A Modern Masterpiece

From above, this mountain home resembles a four-pointed star poised atop a ridge line in the foothills of northwestern Boulder, Colorado.

But sheltered by the vaulted turquoise roofs is an evolving architectural showplace. Originally built in 1993, the modern house has been reimagined three times under different owners by E.J. Meade of Arch11 with the goals of opening up the structure and connecting it to the site.

Indoor and outdoor spaces have been reworked to blend into and incorporate the surrounding rocks. Decks, a seating area with a fireplace and an outdoor kitchen were added up against the boulders.

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Historic American Foursquare Home Occupies A Sweet Spot In Boulder, Colorado

The quality of life factors are off the charts for this 1904 classic home in Boulder, Colorado.

Set in the family-oriented Mapleton Hill neighborhood, it is a short walk to vibrant Pearl Street with its shops and eateries, close to scenic Boulder Creek and near the Mount Sanitas and Sanitas Valley hiking trails.

Colonial Revival, Victorian and Queen Anne are among the architectural styles in the pocket of late 19th- and early 20th-century houses. Mature trees line the streets of the designated historic district.

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