Aspen, Colorado. Photo Credit: powerofforever (iStock).

Aspen, Colorado. Photo Credit: powerofforever (iStock).

A home sale in Aspen, Colorado is going viral, thanks to an unbelievably high closing price of $72.5 million.

According to a report published by Aspen Daily News, not only is the sale of a mansion and guest house on Willoughby Way the most expensive real estate transaction in Pitkin County history, it's a stunning $25.5 million more than the previous county record of $47 million. That's an increase of 54 percent.

The home was purchased by a former professional hockey player turned billionaire.

Read more about the buyer and the history of home sales in Pitkin County in a full report published by Aspen Daily News.

According to the National Association of Realtors, the median home price in Pitkin County in Q4 of 2020 was $649,900, the highest in Colorado.

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