‘Dog the Bounty Hunter’ sells longtime mansion, moves to Florida


Duane “Dog the Bounty Hunter” Chapman is closing a big chapter in his life.

The sprawling home Chapman purchased with his late wife, Beth Chapman, in 2009 for just $750,000 has scored a buyer, The Post has learned.

Initially listed back in October for $1.69 million, a pending offer was in the works in November following a $95,000 price cut. The home is expected to close on Monday at the asking price of $1,595,000.

The move comes a year after Chapman got married to Francie Frane, who he met six months after Beth’s passing in June 2019 and who also lost her spouse, husband, Bob Frane, in 2018.

“I love Colorado — it will always be special to me and Francie,” Chapman, 69, told The Post. “We have moved to the sunny state of Florida and are enjoying the warmer weather. Aloha.”

Made up of six bedrooms and five baths, the property is situated on over nine acres of land in Castle Rock.

The home spans 6,200 square feet.
The home spans 6,200 square feet.
Heath Epperson with Virtuance Photography
The great room.
The great room.
Heath Epperson with Virtuance Photography
The kitchen with counter seating.
The kitchen with counter seating.
Heath Epperson with Virtuance Photography
The dining room.
The dining room.
Heath Epperson with Virtuance Photography

Spanning 6,200 square feet in the Keene Ranch community, features include an updated kitchen with granite counters, a great room with floor-to-ceiling windows, a fireplace and exposed beams.

There is an “expansive deck for spectacular Colorado sunsets,” the listing notes, with panoramic mountain views.

The primary bedroom comes with dual closets, a fireplace, vaulted ceilings and a deck. The ensuite bathroom features a sinking tub and also comes with a fireplace.

Other features include a wet bar and an entertainment room with a movie theater.

The breakfast space.
The breakfast space.
Heath Epperson with Virtuance Photography
The family area.
The family area.
Heath Epperson with Virtuance Photography
One of six bedrooms.
One of six bedrooms.
Heath Epperson with Virtuance Photography
The primary bathroom.
The primary bathroom.
Heath Epperson with Virtuance Photography

This is the same home that was regularly featured in Chapman’s reality shows: “Dog the Bounty Hunter,” “Dog and Beth: On the Hunt” and “Dog’s Most Wanted.” It was also the same home where he lived with his late wife for a decade before she lost a battle with throat cancer at 51.

Karen Beville and Scott Beville with Coldwell Banker Realty held the listing.

“I was so impressed upon first meeting Dog: such a sweet, personable man, ready to dive in to do whatever was needed in the final days of prepping the ranch for sale,” Karen told The Post. “Dog was fabulous help, mowing the front acres of the ranch and helping Francie with the hard work of sorting and moving.”

“The day before the property was listed in the MLS, Dog suggested we pray,” she added. “As the four of us, Dog and Francie, my husband Mick and I, held hands in a small circle, Dog led us in prayer that this home be found by a family who really needed and would love such a home. And that prayer was soon answered.”

Meanwhile, Chapman revealed that his focus while living in Florida will be on his plans to tackle the growing sex trafficking epidemic, with the launch of The D.O.G. Foundation.

He told The Post that he will be assisting survivors of trafficking and abuse.



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