These are the best properties in noteworthy categories on the Aspen Snowmass market today. This is not a complete list and it is subject to change. For more information on these or other great properties email or call Tim at 970.309.6163.

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“Old West” Compound (sold) and North Star Preserve View Property (for sale)

Property links below expire 30 days from posting. The information is deemed reliable from its source, Aspen/Glenwood MLS, but it cannot be guaranteed.

Nature Preserve Panoramic Property: elevated 180 degree view property of 310 acre preserve and open space, only 1.5 miles east of Aspen. Sold 9.12.13

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NORTH STAR POINT: This is the pre-eminent and only direct elevated North Star Preserve view site available. North Star is “One of Colorado’s last great places” says The Nature Conservancy. (Click map image below for location of property in relation to Preserve.) This is a 3.4-acre parcel with an income producing 1980’s home and charming studio cabin overlooks the open meadows of the 310 acre North Star Preserve and Open Space. It is located 1.5 miles from the Aspen city limits. The site is approved for a 10,750 sq ft home (with TDR’s sold separately). Referred to as Aspens ‘Gold Coast’, this low traffic, low density east Aspen area features new 2009 – 2012 multimillion dollar homes sold in $12.5- $13.5MM range. The property offers unique and extraordinary Colorado wildlife sightings within a peaceful nature environment only 1.5 miles east of Aspen city limits. The area is famous for its elk migration corridor and its Great Blue Heron Colony. From Nov. to late May, Independence Pass is closed making this neighborhood one of the most peaceful, traffic free areas this close to town. No roundabouts, no commuter traffic, only 3 minutes to downtown … It is truly one of Aspen’s best kept secrets, Click links for: North Star Point Brochure and Renderings for North Star Point residence approved by Pitkin County (Architectural plans available separately)


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MLS #125580 & 125582
Address: 43551 Hwy 82
Price: $4,600,000.

Sold Price: $3,982,000.
Built: 1980’s

Bedrooms: 4
Baths: 5
Sq Footage: approx 2,950 plus cabin
Location:1.5 miles from downtown

Courtesy of: Coldwell Banker Mason Morse RE
Contact Tim Estin 970-309-6163 for more details.
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Best Aspen Bank Sale: Contemporary 2000 Built/2007 Remodel: $2,121,000

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Brokers comments, “Amazing views from this half duplex that lives like a single family home. Light, bright and open floor plan with excellent views and top floor master suite with fireplace. Large decks for entertaining. Small private backyard. Elevator from garage to kitchen. Property is being sold in as-is condition. Special financing and incentives may be available. Adjoining duplex may be available as well.” Photos are from a prior listing firm, Joshua & Co, and do not depict property in its present condition. Property is being sold unfurnished.

MLS #: 129435
Address:250 Mountain Laurel Unit B

Price: $2,121,000

Orig. Price: $4,250,000
Built/Remodeled: 2000/2007

Price/SqFt: $778 Bedrooms: 3
Baths: 3.5
Sq Footage: 2,980
DOM: 731 days (as of 4/17/13)

Location: . Aspen/Mountain Valley Photos Courtesy of: Joshua & Co
Contact: Tim Estin 970-309-6163 for more details.

Best Charming Family Aspen Home Under $3M (in Starwood)

(Sold 05/31/13 for $2.75M/$652 sq ft unfurnished.)


Broker’s comments are, “Located on 3 private acres with meandering garden paths & a meadow filled with wildflowers, this European inspired home was designed by Al Beyer and constructed with care. Features include 3 bedrooms, 3 baths, 3,548 square feet, office/4th bedroom/2nd family room, antique heart pine flooring & cabinetry, reclaimed Douglas Fir beams, vaulted ceilings, custom iron hand railings, French doors in the living room, wood-burning fireplace, 672 square foot two car garage with built-in shelving & 672 square foot storage loft above, authentic cobblestone auto court, patio, sauna & hot tub. The gated subdivision of Starwood features tennis courts and numerous hiking & cross country trails. A true retreat.

MLS #: 122405 Address: 889 S. Starwood Dr Ask Price: $2,975,000
Built: 1993

Price/Sq Ft: $704
Bedrooms: 3
Baths: 3
Sq Footage: 3,548

Location: Aspen/Starwood Courtesy of: Aspen Snowmass Sotheby’s Contact: Tim Estin or 970-309-6163 for more details.

Best Aspen $3M Home

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Broker’s comments are “5008 Square Foot hideaway situated on a private knoll in Brush Creek Village. Constructed in 2001, the home is a perfect fusion of Mtn. design with clean contemporary lines. Dramatic views are offered from the spacious great room, kitchen, master suite & generous deck w/hot tub. This exceptional property is located just 10 minutes from downtown Aspen & 5 minutes from skiing at Snowmass.

MLS #: 119840 Address: 101 Tabula Rasa
Price: $3,150,000
Built/Remodeled: 2001/2004

Price/Sq Ft: $628
Bedrooms: 5
Baths: 5
Sq Footage: 5,008

Location: West Aspen
Courtesy of: Whitman Fine Properties
Contact: Tim Estin at 970-309-6163 for more details.

Best Knollwood Family Home $5M-$7.5M


Broker’s comments are “Fabulous luxury custom home crafted of the highest quality materials and a perfect floor plan. Views of Independence Pass and Difficult Valley. Special features include reclaimed timbers, spacious master suite with steam shower and soaking tub, spectacular landscaping, gourmet kitchen, wood floors, electric shades, great media room, oversized 2-car garage, and snowmelted drive. Great home for entertaining indoors or out!”

MLS #: 119723

Expired: 01/15/13 Address: 18 Westview Drive
Price: $5,750,000
Built: 2004

Price/Sq Ft: $1,135
Bedrooms: 4
Baths: 4
Sq Footage: 5,064

Location: Mtn Valley Area
Courtesy of: Shane Aspen RE
Contact: Tim Estin at 970-309-6163 for more details.

Most Beautiful West End Jewel Box

Sold for $7.3M/$1,524 sq ft furnished on 8/19/13)

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Broker’s comments are “Interior designer Linda Bedell’s finest work! Absolutely gorgeous with no detail overlooked, this Victorian home in the West End features 5 bedrooms, 5.5 baths, 4789 square feet, impeccable custom furniture, fabrics, fixtures & finishes, vaulted ceilings, hardwood floors, radiant heat, central air conditioning, humidification system, gas fireplace in the great room, office, family room, mud room, wet bar, private deck off the master bedroom, inviting patio with fire pit, covered front porch, and 489 square foot two car garage. Beyond charming from head to toe.”

MLS #:127033
Address: 529 W. Francis St. Ask Price: $7,995,000
Built 2008

Bedrooms: 5
Baths: 5
Sq Footage: 4,789
Price/Sq Ft: $1,669

Location: West End/Aspen Courtesy of: Aspen Snowmass Sotheby’s
Contact Tim Estin 970-309-6163 for more details.

Best Aspen Core Single Family Home Priced $7.5M-$10M

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Broker’s comments are “One of the most distinctive residences in Aspen with a desirable location in the West End, one block from the central core at the intersection of Monarch & Bleeker. This home has been completely renovated and updated along with new additions. Home is comprised of 5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, 2 powder rooms, family room, media room, master suite (including a sitting room or office) and a 2 car garage. Wonderful spaces for entertaining both inside and out. Finishes include ash floors, solid stone countertops in kitchen and baths, high end commercial grade appliances, the highest quality plumbing fixtures, plaster walls and Savant controlled lighting & music throughout the house. A private rooftop deck, with hot tub, takes advantage of views of Aspen, Smuggler and Red Mountain.”

MLS #:122684
Address: 202 N. Monarch Street Price: $8,495,000
Built/Remodeled: 1884/2011

Bedrooms: 5
Baths: 5
Sq Footage: 4,738
Price/Sq Ft: $1,793

Location: West End/Aspen Courtesy of: Coldwell Banker Mason Morse
Contact Tim Estin 970-309-6163 for more details.

Best In Town Single Family Home Priced $8M-$10M – withdrawn 03/15/13

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Broker’s comments are “Situated in a quiet neighborhood, this elegant property offers stunning views from Independence Pass to Mt. Sopris and beyond. Mountain style family home with top of the line finishes and exquisite craftsmanship. Features include exposed beams, walnut floors, picture windows, large patios and decks. Enjoy a sophisticated private master suite. All lower level bedrooms walk-out to patios. A separate guest/caretaker house is cozy and fully-equipped. Just a short, 10-minute walk to downtown Aspen and easy access to the Hunter Creek Trail. Lives and shows beautifully.”

MLS #:119388 withdrawn
Address:705 S. Spruce Street Price: $9,350,000
Built/Remodeled: 2004

Bedrooms: 8
Baths: 6
Sq Footage: 7,988
Price/Sq Ft: $1,170

Location: Smuggler/Aspen Courtesy of: Joshua & Co
Contact Tim Estin 970-309-6163 for more details.

Best French Country Estate in Starwood

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This is an absolutely gorgeous estate with beautiful Starwood views but nestled within the privacy of Aspen groves. The architecture and level of finishings is stunning and the included furniture is quite literally ‘to die for’. All this within Aspen’s only gated community, Starwood, made famous in the John Denver song, “Starwood in Aspen.” This is a very rare property. Broker’s comments are “A glorious French country estate designed by Robert Stern & built by Joe Zanin. Impeccable architecture and the finest finishes & details are found throughout the 12,927 square foot floor plan, which features 5 bedrooms, 5 full baths, 3 half baths, formal & informal living areas, multiple fireplaces, gourmet kitchen with breakfast nook, his & her offices, library, billiards room, indoor pool & hot tub, spa, sauna, gym, full size racquetball court, 3 car garage, remarkable stone exterior, slate tile roof, and millions in included furniture, antiques, rugs & art. The incredible indoor & outdoor living & dining spaces are enhanced by extraordinary grounds, lawns & gardens and of course, Starwood’s famous views.”

MLS #: 127102
Address: 360 S. Starwood Dr. Price: $19,950

Bedrooms: 5
Baths: 5
Sq Footage: 13,927
Price/Sq Ft:

Location: Starwood/Aspen Courtesy of: Aspen Snowmass Sotheby’s
Contact Tim Estin 970-309-6163 for more details.

Best Owl Creek Contemporary Eclectic Home

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Beautifully designed home with both contemporary and eastern ‘Zen’ type influence in a very private, wooded with views setting in Owl Creek. Broker comments are “Very rare and special property designed by famous architecht Antonino Rawazzani and built by Hansen Construction. Wonderful art studiowith private garden, green house and a gorgeous Tuscan style outdoor entertaining area.”

MLS #: 117773
Address: 350 Eagle Park Drive Price: $21,000,000
Built: 1995

Bedrooms: 6
Baths: 6
Sq Footage: 14,119
Price/Sq Ft: $1,487

Location: West Aspen Courtesy of: Joshua & Co.
Contact Tim Estin 970-309-6163 for more details.

Best Starwood $21M Home

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Gorgeous home with unique 180 degree, panoramic four mountain and town views from Starwood. Broker comments are “Recently featured in the Wall Street Journal, this spectacular legacy estate is located on the private SE side of Starwood with stunning views over Aspen and all of its surrounding Peaks. Described as ”a grand European country house”, this unique property features luxurious finishes and sophisticated spaces. Sprawling top floor Master Suite with his and hers offices, dramatic Great Room accentuated by floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace and Old World beams with adjacent library and formal wet bar, spacious media/family area, spa/exercise wing, generous guest suites, temperature controlled wine room and 6 car garage are just a few of the numerous amenities. The infinity pool, hot tub and adjacent outdoor entertaining area add to the allure of one of Aspen’s most impressive view estates.”

MLS #: 119946
Address: 189 Larson Drive Price: $19,900,000
Built/Remodeled: 1996/2006

Bedrooms: 6
Baths: 6
Sq Footage: 15,889
Price/Sq Ft: $1,252

Location:Starwood/Aspen Courtesy of: Coldwell Banker Mason Morse
Contact Tim Estin 970-309-6163 for more details.

Best Starwood Estate With Amazing High Mountain Views Acreage

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Unimaginably beautiful private Starwood setting with lake and mountain views. Broker comments are “A very private 30 acres and one of the best view properties in Aspen encompassing the Elk Mountain Range from Aspen to Sopris, a large pond and plenty of water rights. The home was designed by Robert Couturier with a thoughtful floor plan that takes advantage of the amazing setting. Master suite, gym, theater and a pool cabana room are on the same level as the living areas and open to a large stone terrace, swimming pool, spa and 2 different grill areas. Upstairs one will find 4 guest suites.”

MLS #: 126014
Address: 1200 Kessler Drive Price: $24,500,000
Built/Remodeled: 1990/1998

Bedrooms: 5
Baths: 6
Sq Footage: 12,167
Price/Sq Ft: $2,013

Location: Starwood/Aspen Courtesy of: Coldwell Banker Mason Morse
Contact Tim Estin 970-309-6163 for more details.