John Denver's former estate in Colorado is up for sale, and pictures show a spectacular property in a pristine setting.

The late country and pop superstar's former recording studio and guest house were originally part of his estate in the exclusive Starwood community in Aspen, Colo., which Denver immortalized as "my sweet Rocky Mountain paradise" in his song, "Starwood in Aspen."

Denver's main residence has been on and off the market over the years since his death in a plane crash in 1997. His former recording studio and guest house have been renovated and updated into a primary residence that sits on five breathtaking acres of prime real estate in Aspen, with sweeping views of the mountains and the valley.

The spectacular 5-bedroom, 5-bathroom, 2,912-square-foot home features exposed beams, high ceilings and hardwood floors throughout. The main living area centers around an open floor plan in which the great room, kitchen and dining areas all open onto each other, with oversized windows affording plenty of natural light and soaring mountain views.

The stunning estate also offers multiple outdoor sitting and dining areas, as well as a hot tub.

Starwood's top-flight amenities include private tennis courts, ski trails, horse pastures, hiking trails, 24-hour security and more. The upscale private community is located just 15 minutes away from downtown Aspen.

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The asking price of $8,495,000 for Denver's former estate breaks down to $2,917 per square foot and a monthly payment of $52,313. Patrick Bory from Christie's International Real Estate holds the official listing on Denver's former home.

Scroll through the pictures below to see inside John Denver's spectacular Aspen estate, and keep scrolling to see inside his former primary residence.

Sterling Whitaker is a Senior Writer and Senior Editor for Taste of Country. He focuses on celebrity real estate, as well as coverage of Yellowstone and related shows like 1883 and 1923. He's interviewed cast members including Cole Hauser, Kelly Reilly, Sam Elliott and Harrison Ford, and Whitaker is also known for his in-depth interviews with country legends including Don Henley, Rodney Crowell, Trace Adkins, Ronnie Milsap, Ricky Skaggs and more.

PICTURES: See Inside John Denver's Rocky Mountain Paradise

John Denver's former estate in Colorado is up for sale, and pictures show a spectacular property in a pristine setting.

Gallery Credit: Sterling Whitaker

See Inside John Denver's Stunning Colorado Estate

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