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John Paulson Lists His More Modest Aspen Home for $30M


Location: Aspen, Colo.
Price: $29,900,000
The Skinny: Hedge fund manager John Paulson, who made most of his $11.2B fortune by shorting the sub-prime mortgage market, bought this extravagant Aspen home, dubbed Aspen Lakes Ranch, for $24.5M. Set on 8.4 acres, the 13,000-square-foot mansion was built on spec by a local developer, who included seven bedrooms, ten bathrooms, a stocked pond, a private sandy beach, and a guest house. Apparently, this wasn't quite enough for Paulson, his wife, and two daughters, who are now decamping for one of America's ultimate estates. Last summer, the family paid $49M for Saudi Prin...