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Texas Oil Magnate’s Daughter Sells One Aspen Mansion for $60 Million, Buys Another for $51 Million

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Christy Thompson, daughter of the late Texas oil company J. Cleo Thompson, has sold a mansion in Aspen, Colorado for $ 60 million and bought another mansion for $ 51 million.

The deal will be some of the most expensive ones ever recorded at rich mountain destinations, records show.

Thompson and her husband, real estate investor Stephen Hill, sold a mansion near downtown Aspen for $ 60 million in an off-market transaction. The purchaser was Todd Remkin, Chief Investment Officer of Canyon Partners, a Dallas-based investment company. Earlier this month, records show that Remkin and his wife, Casey Remkin, sold a historic home in the heart of Aspen for $ 32.25 million. Mr. Remkin did not immediately respond to the request for comment.

Thompson has sold his $ 60 million home in downtown Aspen to Canyon Partners Chief Investment Officer Toddremkin.


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Hansi Breninger

Mr. Thompson and Mr. Hill’s representative thriffer, Smith & Frumpton, and REALM’s Liz Leeds said her customers had not planned to sell, but received unsolicited, unsolicited off-market offers that they could not refuse.

Thompson and Hill are currently planning to pay $ 51 million. House The deal hasn’t been signed yet, but it’s about 3.5 miles from downtown Aspen from venture capitalist Lawrence F. De George. Homes went on the market in July 2020 for $ 49 million, but the region’s luxury home market was so hot that prices were raised to $ 51 million last summer, Coldwell Bunker Mason said. Morse’s list agent Carrie Wells said.

Built in 2011, Remkin’s new home is about 16,700 square feet at the foot of Mount Aspen, with seven bedrooms, an indoor swimming pool, bowling lane, golf simulator, spa, wine cellar and garage. there is. Car turntable. There is also a 40-foot-high entrance foyer with a 30-foot waterfall wall. According to people familiar with the situation, the property has been rented by many celebrities, including singer Rihanna. A Rihanna spokesman did not respond to a request for comment.

Thompson purchased a contemporary style property in 2020.the price is $ 22 million In addition, a certificate to a small house she owned in Florida that was demanding $ 11.995 million told The Wall Street Journal at the time.

At De George’s house, you can enjoy the view from the glass elevator.


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David Marlowe

Her new home is a bespoke mansion with high-tech features, such as a system that sends additional oxygen to the master bedroom to ease altitude. De George personally oversaw the creation of a four-bedroom home of approximately 15,000 square feet after purchasing the site for $ 16 million in 2009. You can take advantage of the surrounding scenery near the windows. Some cinemas are inspired by the Golden Age of Hollywood.

De George did not immediately respond to the request for comment.

Leeds said her clients have real estate in Belize and the Bahamas as well as throughout the United States and rent it to wealthy clients. She uses real estate as both a personal hideaway and an investment, and she has already requested a long-term rent for a $ 51 million home, she said.

Mr. Remkin was represented in both deals by Mandy Welgos of Aspen Snowmass Sotheby’s International Realty.

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