7 Properties That Prove Mountain Living Can Be Luxurious

There are certain people who swear they could never live anywhere other than a city. While living in a metropolitan area has some exciting perks, we’re here to tell you to not underestimate the wonders of mountain living. Far away from the sounds of traffic, you can find tranquility. The crisp mountain air cannot be replicated anywhere else and the views of the sunrise and sunset over a mountain range cannot be matched. 

Despite what some may think, mountain living does not have to compromise luxury. Here are seven remarkable properties that prove mountain living can be as glamorous and elegant as city living. 

Take in the stunning views from every window of this Twin Lakes Cabin. (Slifer Smith & Frampton Real Estate)

1. Twin Lakes Cabin

Nestled on over 2 acres of land, this gorgeous cabin in Twin Lakes, Colorado boasts three bedrooms, three full bathrooms and two three-quarter bathrooms. The entire front of the home features a large deck and is the ideal spot to take in the stunning views of the lake and mountains. The interior of the cabin features a high vaulted ceiling in the main living area and a rustic charm with gorgeous woodwork. The deck also has a complete outdoor kitchen for al fresco meals with loved ones. Each of the two spacious guest rooms on the second floor have their own private balconies. 

The property is listed with Stewart Voutour of Slifer Smith & Frampton Real Estate 

The Truckee, California, property has a sleek and modern design. (Tahoe Mountain Realty)

2. Modern Mountain Retreat

Who says you can’t live a life of modern luxury in the mountains? This four-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bathroom abode in Truckee, California, effortlessly marries sleek design with the nature of the mountains. With over 3,000 square feet of living space, this newly built home is ready for move in with all brand new furniture for sale. The home features a main living room with a tiled gas fireplace and second living area space that would be a wonderful place to host movie and game nights. The pristine kitchen features walnut cabinets, Miele appliances and a custom bar. 

Head out to the outdoor area and relax in the hot tub or stay inside and utilize the built-in Sonos system. The entry and primary bathroom feature luxurious heated floors for your comfort. The home is practical as well. It is prewired for solar panels and has two Tesla backup batteries, ensuring that the home can have power for up to six days in case power goes down. There is no amenity that has been overlooked. 

The home is listed with Tal Fletcher of Tahoe Mountain Realty

This rare property in Les Mayens-de-Sion features two renovated chalets. (FGP Swiss & Alps)

3. Historical Swiss Estate

This dreamy, historical property on the southern slopes of Rhône Valley in Les Mayens-de-Sion, Switzerland consists of two enchanting chalets. This is a very special location as new construction is strictly forbidden, preserving the rich history of the area. The nearly 10-acre property features a pond, meadows, spring and surrounding forests. You’ll be able to enjoy the warmer temperatures in nature and in the winter you’ll be close to 4 Vallées skiing. 

“La Barlettaz” and “La Barlettina” are the two updated chalets on the property. La Barlettaz was built in 1827 and underwent renovation in 2017. La Barlettina was built in 1879 and updated in 2021. Both chalets offer comfortable spaces to enjoy the crisp mountain air. 

The property is listed with Daniel Astore of FGP Swiss & Alps

This sprawling property is waiting for you among the willows. (Slifer Smith & Frampton Real Estate)

4. Mountain Showpiece 

Nestled in the mountains of Breckenridge, Colorado, is this showstopping property The four-bedroom property was a true labor of love, built by a local family over a period of 10 years and using materials sourced from around the world. The custom home is a masterclass of woodwork, with beams made from the wood of three antique Illinois farms. The single-level, open-floor plan of the main house invites bright, airy natural light and a cozy, welcoming atmosphere. The stonework throughout the house is pristine and the spacious gourmet kitchen is the ideal place for any lover of cooking. The lightness of the home blends effortlessly with its rustic design, making it a flawless intersection of subtle luxury and traditional cabin aesthetic. 

The property is listed with Jeff Moore of Slifer Smith & Frampton Real Estate

Located in Lake Creek Valley, this property known as “Little Bear” sits atop Creamery Ranch. (Slifer Smith & Frampton Real Estate)

5. Little Bear Haven

Located on the top of Creamery Ranch in Colorado mountain community Lake Creek Valley is this wondrous property known lovingly as “Little Bear.” The sprawling estate covers 3 acres of lush land with nearly 12,000 square feet of living space. The home boasts six bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms and includes an impressive two primary suites. There is also a cozy guest house for visiting friends and family in the winter or summer months. On the main floor, your eyes are treated to panoramic views of the mountains as you enjoy the living room, gourmet kitchen and dining area. But you won’t want to stay indoors all day, as tempting as it will be—this property features beautiful gardens and plenty of outdoor space for entertaining as well as a handcrafted fire pit. 

The property is listed with George Emmett of Slifer Smith & Frampton Real Estate 

Take in the breathtaking views at this mountain lodge estate. (Slifer Smith & Frampton Real Estate)

6. Mountain Lodge Masterpiece 

The detail in this four-bedroom Colorado mountain estate is as impressive as it is beautiful. Upon entry into the great room, you will be immediately impressed with the large open-hearth fireplace. The main floor of the home is open and has over 4,500 square feet of living space. The lower level boasts guest quarters with a full kitchen. The amenities continue with a heated patio, hot tub, heated driveway and spacious three-car garage. Throughout the home, you can find five fireplaces, a library, two laundry rooms and plenty of stunning views. 

The property is co-listed with Eric Klein and Kelsey Withrow of Slifer Smith & Frampton Real Estate

This heavenly retreat offers impressive views over the Saanen Valley. (FGP Swiss & Alps)

7. Nature Lover’s Escape 

Wake up every day and feel like you are in a fairytale with this six-bedroom, six-bathroom mountain escape in Switzerland. The property spans over 14 acres and includes two stunning chalets. The primary chalet was built in 2007 and features spacious rooms, an impressive kitchen and dining area and two offices. This main chalet also has three bedrooms with pristine ensuites. The second chalet boasts a beautiful living room, kitchen and dining room. There are gorgeous stone terraces at this chalet, ideal for enjoying your morning coffee as the sun crests over the mountains. The surrounding land is the epitome of privacy and serenity. 

The estate is listed with FGP Swiss & Alps

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