Despite the recession, a mansion in Aspen, Colo., has fetched a boom-market price.The 21,400 square foot home sold this week for $43 million. Brokers say it is the most expensive home that has sold in the U.S. so far this year. The Aspen house, a 10-bedroom contemporary mountain home on 4.5 acres, sits at the base of Red Mountain. The home of wood, glass and stone, completed in 2006, overlooks downtown Aspen and includes a heated outdoor pool, four-car garage and a guesthouse.
By Sara Lin, July 15, 2009, WSJ

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