Luxury Ski Properties: What $10-15 Million Buys In Colorado

Luxury ski properties in Colorado, particularly ultra-prime real estate in Aspen and Telluride, are among the most expensive in the world.

A pair of properties in the ski destination community of Aspen Park sold earlier this year for a combined $111 million, making it among the most expensive transactions ever recorded in the community.

But Colorado’s ski properties run the gamut when it comes it comes to amenities, size and scale. Here are some of the best luxury ski properties that $15 million can buy in Colorado, as listed by two elite real estate brokers: Slifer Smith & Frampton Real Estate and Telluride Real Estate

 56 Rose Crown, Avon, Colorado

The modern home’s striking design, a work of architect Robert Ziegelman, was inspired by the surrounding mountains. (Slifer Smith & Frampton Real Estate)

An Exclusive Estate Near Several Ski Resorts

Listing Price: $15 million

This estate at 56 Rose Crown in Avon, Colorado, puts anyone within 20 minutes away from several ski resorts.

Some of the best places for skiing in town include the Beaver Creek Nordic Sports Center and Beaver Creek Resort. Within the sprawling estate lies a 10,250-square-foot home, where anyone can see a clear view of Vail Valley.

The contemporary home in the Mountain Star subdivision, an exclusive neighborhood, also features generous views of the meadow, mountain and ski slopes.

56 Rose Crown, Avon, Colorado Living Room Chrome Fireplace

The home, which won an award from the American Institute of Architects, has 10,250 square feet of living space. (Slife Smith & Frampton Real Estate)

Key details of the 4.24-acre property:

  • 3 garage spaces (heated)
  • 6 bedrooms
  • 9 bathrooms
  • Carpet, stone, tile and wood flooring
  • Forced air, natural gas and radiant heating
  • Gas fireplace
  • Jetted bath and hot tub/spa
  • Shake roofing and stone exterior

Robert Ziegelman designed the 56 Rose Crown estate as one of the finest contemporary homes that buyers can find in the Vail Valley.

The luxury ski property includes three designer-furnished and separate pavilions, meant to blend seamlessly with the natural landscape.

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The ultimate in new construction, 716 Forest Road features an elegant, contemporary package with top of the line modern finishes one of Vail’s most prestigious addresses. (Slifer Smith & Frampton Real Estate)

A Luxury Home Just Minutes Away From Ski Slopes

Listing Price: $13.9 million

This luxury home at 716 Forest Road #B in Vail, Colorado, is the best choice for buyers who desire to live just minutes away from ski slopes.

An advanced skier, for example, could even go in and out of Vail Ski Resort in less than 30 minutes. Best of all, a purchase of the 0.59-acre property includes a full membership at The Arrabelle Club.

Glass-Enclosed Living Room Glass Fireplace Contemporary Vail Home

Steel-framed windows take in surrounding Aspen groves and other native flora at 716 Forest Road, Road B, in Vail, Colorado. (Slifer Smith & Frampton Real Estate)

Key details of the 5,163-square-foot home:

  • 2 parking spaces
  • 3 entertainment/gathering areas
  • 6 bedrooms
  • 7 bathrooms
  • Central cooling
  • Electric, radiant heating
  • Home elevator
  • Hot tub
  • Heated patio with outdoor kitchen
  • Wine room

The Arrabelle Club, which is a 10-minute walk from the property, describes itself as the newest alpine club in town. Members enjoy access to ski valet services, 24/7 valet parking, personal lockers and ski storage.

The luxury home at 716 Forest Road is one of the most coveted addresses because of its convenient location.

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 407 Benchmark Drive

The impressive estate at 407 Benchmark Drive in Mountain Village, Colorado, is the quintessential Rocky Mountain lodge. (Telluride Real Estate Corp.)

A Sunny Estate With A Rocky Mountain Ambiance

Listing Price: $11.75 million

This rustic estate in Mountain Village, Colorado, is a good investment partly because of the construction materials.

The 11,493-square-foot property at 407 Benchmark Drive features handpicked logs from the Santa Fe National Forest.

The National Association of Home Builders provided several advantages of buying log homes, from sustainability to unique home designs not found in typical homes.

 407 Benchmark Drive Vaulted Ceiling Living Room Log Beams

The sprawling residence features massive logs hand-picked from Santa Fe National Forest near Cerro Grande Peak. (Telluride Real Estate Corp.)

Key details of the 0.83-acre property:

  • 2.5-story great room
  • 3-car garage
  • 3-car heated parking
  • 7 full bathrooms and 2 half bathrooms
  • 7 bedrooms
  • Chef’s kitchen with fully equipped bar/entertainment area
  • Gas, radiant in-floor heating
  • Open layout for dining room, kitchen and living room
  • With ski access

The 2.5-story great room could be the focal point of the luxury home’s interiors with its floor-to-ceiling windows. An equally elegant floor-to-ceiling, four-sided fireplace occupies the center of the great room.

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 75 Elk Track Court Beaver Creek Home

Located at one of Beaver Creek’s very best ski-in/ski-out locations, 75 Elk Track Court is a single-family residence with resort amenities built-into the home. (Slifer Smith & Frampton Real Estate)

A Ski-In/Ski-Out Property In Beaver Creek

Listing Price: $10.9 million

Property listings from the best ski-in/ski-out properties in Colorado don’t always feature a hefty price tag.

One such example is a single-family home at 75 Elk Track Court in Beaver Creek. The 0.65-acre property is distinctive not only because it’s part of the prestigious Elk Track neighborhood.

The Firestone Family built the property to live near former U.S. President Gerald Ford’s home.

 75 Elk Track Court

The 8-bedroom, 9-bathroom residence features a home theater, an exercise room, an outdoor “endless pool” and an in-ground hot tub. (Slifer Smith & Frampton Real Estate)

Key details of the 10,147-square-foot property:

  • 2 garage spaces
  • 8 bedrooms
  • 8.5 bathrooms
  • Carpet, stone, tile and wood flooring
  • Home theater and exercise room
  • Outdoor “endless pool” and inground hot tub

The luxury home also features a patio overlooking the so-called Grouse Mountain. It also has a skier deck with a fire pit that’s adjacent to President Ford’s Ski Run.

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