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Golf icon Greg Norman sells his last US home in Colorado for $40M

Golf legend Greg Norman is planning to permanently pull up roots in the United States and head for his native home of Australia after finding a buyer for his $40 million Colorado ranch.

The Great White Shark of pro golf and his wife, Kirsten ‘Kiki’ Kutner, expect to finalize the sale in the coming weeks, the New York Post reported.

The news comes a month after the golfer and entrepreneur found a buyer for his $60 million compound in Jupiter Island, Florida.

Norman, 66, purchased the Meeker, Colorado, ranch property in 2004 for $9.5 million, resulting in a hefty profit from the upcoming sale.

The 11,900-acre estate, known as Seven Lakes Ranch, has been on and off the market for years and was listed in 2016 at an asking price of $55 million, Forbes reported.

The sale of Norman’s ‘Seven Lakes Ranch’ in Colorado is the second property he has offloaded as part of an anticipated return to Australia

One of the enormous rooms Greg Norman uses to entertain at his 'Seven Lakes Ranch'

One of the enormous rooms Greg Norman uses to entertain at his ‘Seven Lakes Ranch’

Greg Norman is bidding farewell to his 12,000-acre ranch in Meeker, Colorado, which reportedly has sold for $40 million

In a January column for Stellar magazine, Norman explained he was ready to return to his home state of Queensland, Australia. 'I miss Australia. I miss the way it sounds. Not long ago, I was on the phone with my parents and the sounds of the bird life in the background was something else,' the golfing great wrote

In a January column for Stellar magazine, Norman explained he was ready to return to his home state of Queensland, Australia. ‘I miss Australia. I miss the way it sounds. Not long ago, I was on the phone with my parents and the sounds of the bird life in the background was something else,’ the golfing great wrote

‘Mr. Norman strategically assembled several ranches into one and has been an exceptional steward of the property,’ said Brian Smith, director at real estate brokerage firm Hall and Hall, which represented the property.

Golfer Greg Norman and his wife, Kiki Kutner, attend the 17th Annual USTA Foundation Opening Night Gala in the Queens borough of New York City on August 28, 2017. The couple recently have sold their properties in Colorado and Florida prior to an anticipated return to Norman's home nation of Australia

Golfer Greg Norman and his wife, Kiki Kutner, attend the 17th Annual USTA Foundation Opening Night Gala in the Queens borough of New York City on August 28, 2017. The couple recently have sold their properties in Colorado and Florida prior to an anticipated return to Norman’s home nation of Australia

Kutner is a respected interior designer with a client list including five-star hotels around the world. 

The 52-year-old set the style of the ranch to represent the couple’s personal taste and lifestyle, Forbes reported.

The ranch includes a 13,907-square-foot, custom stone and log lodge. More than 500 logs, each up to 45 feet in length, were trucked in from Montana for the construction.

The lodge has eight bedrooms and seven bathrooms and has been described as ‘one of the finest trophy big game hunting and fishing ranches in Colorado.’

The home is in the White River valley of the Flat Tops Mountains, boasting panoramic views of nature and wildlife.

In addition to the lodge, the estate has a variety of cabins and a saloon and dance hall provided as accommodations for guests.

The home boasts panoramic views of nature and wildlife in the Flat Tops Mountains

The home boasts panoramic views of nature and wildlife in the Flat Tops Mountains

The property is on 11,900 stunning acres in Colorado's White River valley

The property is on 11,900 stunning acres in Colorado’s White River valley

A bedroom in the ranch property in Meeker, Colorado, reflects the western American landscape on which it sits

A bedroom in the ranch property in Meeker, Colorado, reflects the western American landscape on which it sits

Norman's wife, Kirsten Kutner, is an interior designer for international hotel properties

Norman’s wife, Kirsten Kutner, is an interior designer for international hotel properties

The ranch reflects the couple's personal taste and lifestyle

The ranch reflects the couple’s personal taste and lifestyle

The ranch includes a 13,907-square-foot, custom stone and log lodge. More than 500 logs, each up to 45 feet in length, were trucked in from Montana for the construction.

The Shark’s Properties 

Greg Norman recently sold his Florida home and Colorado ranch

Beachside Compound in Jupiter Island, Florida

– 8 acres 

– Listed in 2007 for $65M

– Sold in February for $60M 

 ‘Seven Lakes Ranch’ in Meeker, Colorado

 – 12,000 acres

– Purchased for $9.5M in 2004

– Listed in 2016 for $55M 

– Reportedly sold in March for $4

The lodge has eight bedrooms and seven bathrooms and has been described as ‘one of the finest trophy big game hunting and fishing ranches in Colorado.’

The home is in the White River valley of the Flat Tops Mountains, boasting panoramic views of nature and wildlife.

In addition to the lodge, the estate has a variety of cabins and a saloon and dance hall provided as accommodations for guests.

The Norman compound in Florida has seven buildings including a main house, coach house, pool house, tennis house, boat house, carriage house and beach house known as the Shark Shack, according to the Robb Report.

Garages accommodating up to 12 cars and an employee parking lot can with room for 30 more vehicles.

The 8-acre property stretches from the Intracoastal waterway on one side to the the Atlantic Ocean on the other.

In a January column for Stellar magazine, Norman explained he was ready to return to his home state of Queensland, Australia.

‘I miss Australia. I miss the way it sounds. Not long ago, I was on the phone with my parents and the sounds of the bird life in the background was something else,’ the great golfer wrote.

‘And the smell of Australia … it’s so clean and fresh,’ Norman wrote. ‘I love the coffee and I miss the people; they’re so easy going … 

‘I want to get back to Australia as soon as I can. To tell you the truth, I think about coming home every second day.’

In a January column for Stellar magazine, Norman explained he was ready to return to his home state of Queensland, Australia.

Norman has also reportedly sold his compound in Jupiter Island, Florida, for $60 million

Norman has also reportedly sold his compound in Jupiter Island, Florida, for $60 million

Greg Norman's Florida home, an 8-acre, double-waterfront estate with seven buildings including a main house, coach house, pool house, tennis house, boat house, carriage house and beach house known as the Shark Shack

Greg Norman’s Florida home, an 8-acre, double-waterfront estate with seven buildings including a main house, coach house, pool house, tennis house, boat house, carriage house and beach house known as the Shark Shack 

The 8-acre property, which boasts and open plan kitchen, stretches from the Intracoastal waterway on one side to the the Atlantic Ocean on the other

The 8-acre property, which boasts and open plan kitchen, stretches from the Intracoastal waterway on one side to the the Atlantic Ocean on the other

‘I miss Australia. I miss the way it sounds. Not long ago, I was on the phone with my parents and the sounds of the bird life in the background was something else,’ the great golfer wrote.

‘And the smell of Australia … it’s so clean and fresh,’ Norman wrote. ‘I love the coffee and I miss the people; they’re so easy going … I want to get back to Australia as soon as I can. To tell you the truth, I think about coming home every second day.

He told the Daily Telegraph in 2019 he was on the hunt for property Down Under.

‘Yes we are (looking). I’d prefer not to say where we are looking and no we have not bought anything,’ Norman said.

Norman spent 331 weeks as the world’s No. 1 ranked golfer in the 1980s and 1990s. He has won 89 professional tournaments, including 20 PGA Tour tournaments and two majors: the Open Championships in 1986 and 1993.


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