Winters in Aspen see powdered pistes, apres ski celebrations and international snow junkies travel from far and wide to hit the trails. Summers are soft and warm, an elegant escape for outdoor enthusiasts looking to hike and bike through the mountains. All those times in-between, Aspen remains a curious place; super sophisticated with Michelin dining, lavish boutiques, and an A list crowd – but also not remiss of its cowboy roots and provincial prettiness. The property market is nothing short of spectacular, where pine clad lodges are swapped for modern artistic visions – making the most of the rising mountains, the hot tub weather, and the socialite scene that follows regardless of the season.
A silent and sophisticated vision by David Easton, this 6 bed, 6 bath home captures the natural splendor of Aspen. Boasting soaring views of the Highlands, Buttermilk and Pyramid Peak, the multilevel design pulls together light, sound and the finest materials for a multi-sensory experience. Spread out across 7862 sq. ft. the color tone inside is cream and warm, and the indoor and outdoor hot tubs and spa is perfect for unwinding after a day on the slopes.
Standing proudly at the top of Eagle Pines, this 7 bed, 8 bath home was designed not only to cozy up in after exploring the delights of Aspen, but also as a showcase for savvy art collectors. The architecture is artistic enough with its meticulous design flowing through each room, offering sublime window views and tantalizing terraces to gaze at the mountains. Alongside, lashings of space for art, there is also a high-class media room with wet bar, staff quarters, and cathedral like ceilings. The home itself offers over 12,000 sq. ft. of space, and outside there is over 5 acres of pine clad land to call your own.
Set against a stunning backdrop of all four of Aspen’s finest mountains, David Johnston designed a home that truly captures the mood of mountain coziness. 7 beds, 7 baths and 8,737 sq. ft. of space set the scene for soft Crestron lighting, floor to ceiling windows, and a Bulthaup kitchen. The après ski possibilities are endless, especially with the outdoor kitchen and heated pool. The neutral and sand color palettes ooze warmth, an homage to being only steps away from the Rio Grande trail. Steam showers, media rooms, butler’s pantry, and plethora of fireplaces make this a perfect all-season bolt hole.
Embrace the art of pure mountain living with this divine equestrian property on the highly coveted West end of Buttermilk Mountain. Roving views reach far across Red Mountain and with just shy of 50 acres of land, there is plenty of galloping to be done. The home itself doesn’t fall short on space with 13.500 sq ft boasting a warm contemporary feel. 8 beds and 9 baths ensure that there is room for extended family come the ski season. Stables, Italian stone in the kitchen, custom chandeliers and walnut floors are just a few examples of the beautiful finishes on this five-star home.
Bauhaus beauty can be found on the prestigious West end of Aspen, with this stunning 5 bed, 6 bath home from Victor Lundy. Modern architecture lovers are sure to swoon over the stone and steel walls, the exposed brick and blended wood, and the inviting way the natural light pours into incredible corner plot. The lower level rooms yawn open to meet the Zen like garden brimming with green foliage and an impressive water feature. Soaring ceiling heights make way for soaring fireplaces, and during the summer months the sliding doors are a welcome addition for blurring outside and inside space. Dining terraces, roof lounge with bar and spa, and expansive master suite with seriously impressive bathroom adds the finishing touch. Set in the Golden Triangle, this is one of the finest homes Aspen has to offer.