- The founding father of the Discovery Channel constructed an 8700-acre property in Colorado that includes a automobile museum, a resort, and a stately predominant home, and now the entire thing is up on the market.
- LIV Sotheby’s in Denver has listed the property at an asking value of $279 million.
- Sadly, the 50-car assortment in the Gateway Auto Museum is just not a part of the deal.
We promise this is not an Onion takeover of our web site—there actually is an 8700-acre Colorado property constructed by John Hendricks, the founding father of the Discovery Channel, listed on the market. The property not solely features a 22,000-square-foot “predominant home,” but additionally a totally functioning resort in addition to a automobile museum. Beforehand listed individually, these disparate components (and your entire acreage) are actually being supplied collectively for the new value of $279 million by LIV Sotheby’s in Denver.
There may be some dangerous information: The Gateway Auto Museum, if that is what you are excited by, solely comes with two automobiles. Like your buddy’s late-night events, this can be a BYOCC—Deliver Your Personal Basic Vehicles—type of state of affairs. The vendor is throwing in a 1929 Duesenberg and a 1906 Cadillac with the sale, however the remainder of his 50-plus-car personal assortment goes, presumably with the washer and dryer and the TVs. The home additionally comes with what’s described as a “five-plus-car storage,” so in case your toys do not match within the museum, you might have choices.
And hey, a minimum of the man is leaving a lot of the furnishings in the principle home, and the buildings (versus the resort elsewhere on the property) are stated to be temperature regulated utilizing geothermal heating and cooling, which could prevent a buck or two in utilities bills for the 14 bedrooms and 14 bogs.
If you might want to pinch a couple of extra pennies to have the ability to swing this multimillion-dollar property and its two helipads, infinity pool, and extra, you will be glad to know that it is served by the Gateway elementary, center, and excessive faculties, which, in line with Mesa Couny Faculty District 51 guidelines, present bus pickup and drop-off for college students residing greater than two miles away. The elementary college is simply over three miles from the Gateway Canyons Ranch and Resort, so that you may have the ability to avoid wasting gasoline by the pores and skin of your ZIP code by not schlepping little ones back and forth. So, who’s in? Greatest supply takes it.