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Last Week’s Market Activity: Aspen Snowmass real estate weekly sales and under contract activity appears below for all Aspen, Snowmass Village, Woody Creek and Old Snowmass properties over $250,000 excluding fractionals in the upper Roaring Fork Valley. As the MLS links below expire after 30 days, photos and written descriptions of select closed properties (those with excellent photography) are posted to preserve an archive of sold market activity.

Closed (10): MLS #s:130320, 130534, 126714, 127033, 124386, 128112, 121158, 129781, 127789, 127874. This link is valid for 30 days until 9/25/2013.

Under Contract / Pending (10): MLS #s: 123106, 131121, 131242/ 130005, 128303/128304, 130478, 131223, 130199, 128333, 125735, 130279. Photos and descriptions of under contracts are not posted unless special circumstances or significance dictate.This link is valid for 30 days until 9/25/2013.

Aspen Snowmass Solds Last Week

MLS #130320 – Aspen, Central Core condo, 625 E. Main Street 302, Aspen, CO: Sold Price: $8,400,000/$2,548 sq ft furnished. More details below photos.

MLS #130320 – Aspen, Central Core condo, 625 E. Main Street 302, Aspen, CO: Sold Price: $8,400,000/$2,548 sq ft furnished; Asking Price: $8,750,000. (Original Price: $8,750,000 and 72 days on the market since 06/13/2013.) This is a 2012 built, 4 bedroom/3 bath/1 half bath, 3,296 sq ft condo with 3 car garage. Broker comments are, “The East Penthouse at 625 East Main Street offers sophisticated contemporary design combined with the highest level of materials all on one level. From the entry elevator to your own enclosed private three-car garage, this 3,296 sq. ft. penthouse with 1,250 sq. ft. of outdoor terrace space provides for an urban lifestyle right in the center of town. Wide-planked European rift-cut white oak floors, custom cabinetry, Diamond finish plaster walls, slab stone countertops, decorative lighting and air conditioning are some features.” HOA Dues: $1,835 Mo. City of Aspen RETT Transfer Tax of 1.5% payable by buyer. Under Contract Date: 08/08/2013; Sold Date: 08/23/2013. (Photos and broker comments courtesy of Coldwell Banker Mason Morse.)

MLS #130534 – Aspen, Central Core, Larkspur condo, 800 E. Hopkins Avenue A-2, Aspen, CO: Sold Price: $1,650,000/$1,145 sq ft unfurnished. More details below photos.

MLS #130534 – Aspen, Central Core, Larkspur condo, 800 E. Hopkins Avneue A-2, Aspen, CO: Sold Price: $1,650,000/$1,145 sq ft unfurnished; Asking Price: $1,995,000. (Original Price: $1,495,000 and 253 days on the market since 09/20/2011.) This is a 1974 built/2011 remodeled, 3 bedroom/2 bath/1 half bath, 1,440 sq ft condo. Broker comments are, “Walkable to everything, centrally located, and beautifully remodeled 3 bedroom 2.5 bath Aspen townhouse. South facing open floor plan with views of Aspen Mountain allow natural light throughout the kitchen, living, and dining areas. The multi level design gives added privacy to the master & guest suites. Added features include new stainless appliances and granite countertops, wood burning fireplace, covered patio and deck. Assigned off-street parking and ample storage space. Pet friendly complex.” 2012 Taxes: $3,409; HOA Dues: $1,500 Qtr. City of Aspen RETT Transfer Tax of approx. 1.5% payable by buyer. Under Contract Date: 07/01/2013; Sold Date: 08/21/2013. (Photos and broker comments courtesy of Aspen Snowmass Sotheby’s.)

MLS #126714 – Aspen, Central Core, Durant condo, 748 E. Galena Street 6-D, Aspen, CO: Sold Price: $786,800/$1,057 sq ft unfurnished. More details below photos.

MLS #126714 – Aspen, Central Core, Durant condo, 748 E. Galena Street 6-D, Aspen, CO: Sold Price: $786,800/$1,057 sq ft unfurnished; Asking Price: $795,000. (Original Price: $2,850,000/$3,830 sq ft !! and 1,219 days on the market since 10/15/2008.) This is a 1969, 1 bedroom/1 bath, 744 sq ft condo. Broker comments are, ” Location, Location, Location. Ski-in/ski-out, top-floor unit closest to Aspen Mountain. Magnificent views, high ceilings, raised fireplace and hearth. Great entertaining unit in a private, secluded atmosphere. Rare Aspen core one bedroom. Exclusions include all leaded and stained glass.” 2012 Taxes: $2,156; HOA Dues: $1,848 Qtr. City of Aspen RETT Transfer Tax of approx. 1.5% payable by buyer. Under Contract Date: 06/17/2013; Sold Date: 08/09/2013. (Photos and broker comments courtesy of Aspen Snowmass Sotheby’s.)

MLS #127874 – Aspen, Central Core, Aspen Alps condo, 700 Ute Avenue, Unit 806, Aspen, CO: Sold Price: $2,000,000/$1,135 sq ft furnished. More details below photos.

MLS #127874 – Aspen, Central Core, Aspen Alps condo, 700 Ute Avenue, Unit 806, Aspen, CO: Sold Price: $2,000,000/$1,135 sq ft furnished; Asking Price: $2,950,000. (Original Price: $4,450,000 and 1,366 days on the market since 07/30/2009.) This is a 1963 built/1998 remodeled, 3 bedroom/3 bath/1 half bath, 1,761 sq ft condo. Broker comments are, ” ”There is no ski in-ski out on Aspen Mountain” Really? Tell it to the homeowner at Aspen Alps 806. He’s the one with the ski boots on walking onto the The Little Nell run from his living room. This great three bedroom three and a half bath is the perfect Aspen Mountain condo. Features open floor plan and wood-burning fireplace. All the amenities and rental income of The Aspen Alps. At under $3mm this won’t last long. Furnished with art excluded.” 2012 Taxes: $5,329; HOA Dues: $1,921 Mo. City of Aspen RETT Transfer Tax of approx. 1.5% payable by buyer. Under Contract Date: 07/22/2013; Sold Date: 08/23/2013. (Photos and broker comments courtesy of Shane Aspen Real Estate.)

MLS #127033 – Aspen, West End single family home, 529 W. Francis Street, Aspen, CO: Sold Price: $7,300,000/$1,524 sq ft furnished. More details below photos.

MLS #127033 – Aspen, West End single family home, 529 W. Francis Street, Aspen, CO: Sold Price: $7,300,000/$1,524 sq ft furnished; Asking Price: $7,995,000. (Original Price: $8,900,000 and 353 days on the market since 08/31/2012.) This is a 2008 built, 5 bedroom/5 bath/1 half bath, 4,789 sq ft single family home with 2 car garage on 0.11 acres. Broker 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.” 2012 Taxes: $12,648. City of Aspen RETT Transfer Tax of approx. 1.5% payable by buyer. Under Contract Date: 07/20/2013; Sold Date: 08/19/2013. (Photos and broker comments courtesy of Aspen Snowmass Sotheby’s)

MLS #129781 – Aspen, West End single family home, 610 W. Smuggler Street, Aspen, CO: Sold Price: $3,050,000/$1,165 sq ft unfurnished. More details below photos.

MLS #129781 – Aspen, West End single family home, 610 W. Smuggler Street, Aspen, CO: Sold Price: $3,050,000/$1,165 sq ft unfurnished; Asking Price: $3,195,000. (Original Price: $4,395,000 and 519 days on the market since 06/12/2007.) This is an 1890 built/2001 sq ft single family home with 1 car garage on 0.07 acres. Broker comments are, “The charm of yesteryear meets modern-day convenience at this historic Victorian in the coveted West End neighborhood. Lovingly restored and carefully maintained, the home meshes classic details like elegant crown molding and restored heart pine floors with must-have features like high-end appliances, beautiful bathrooms, air conditioning, water purification, humidification, and A/V system. The recreation room with 10 foot ceilings and a 53” TV provides a versatile space for family gathering, while the brick patio is great for outdoor entertaining. A fresh approach to Aspen’s rich history.” 2012 Taxes: $8,195. City of Aspen RETT Transfer Tax of approx. 1.5% payable by buyer. Under Contract Date: 07/19/2013; Sold Date: 08/21/2013. (Photos and broker comments courtesy of B.J. Adams & Co.)

MLS #127789 – Aspen, West End duplex, 421 & 417 W. Hallam Street A & B, Aspen, CO: Sold Price: $2,975,000/$973 sq ft unfurnished. More details below photos.

MLS #127789 – Aspen, West End duplex, 421 & 417 W. Hallam Street A & B, Aspen, CO: Sold Price: $2,975,000/$973 sq ft unfurnished; Asking Price: $3,250,000. (Original Price: $1,395,000 and 788 days on the market since 05/16/2012.) This is an 1888 built/2000 remodeled, 3,055 sq ft duplex with a total of 4 bedroom/3 bath/1 half bath on 0.15 acres. Broker comments are, “Both sides of a charming West End duplex which features a total of 4 beds and 3.5 baths. Option to combine to make one single family home or purchase one side. These homes are situated in a quiet neighborhood in the West End. A nice blend of Victorian and contemporary styles. Relax on the front porch, landscaped patio or second floor balcony. Amenities include an inviting living room with gas fireplace, a modern bright kitchen, vaulted ceilings and hardwood floors. Master suite with private entrance features a den/study with wet bar, wood burning fireplace and separate dressing area with a day bed. Great location and easy walk, bike ride or shuttle ride to the core of Aspen, the music tent or Aspen Institute. Option to purchase only Unit 421 for $1,999,000 MLS 127788.

MLS #128112 – Aspen, Sold By Auction, Red Mountain single family home, Aspen, CO: Sold Price: $10,725,000/$1,124 sq ft furnished. More details below photos.

MLS #128112 – Aspen, Sold By Auction, Red Mountain single family home, Aspen, CO: Sold Price: $10,725,000/$1,124 sq ft furnished; Asking Price: $13,500,000. (Original Price: $23,500 and 1,458 days on the market since 01/04/2009.) This is a 2005 built, 6 bedroom/6 bath/2 half bath, 9,537 sq ft single family home with 3 car garage on 1.01 acres. Broker comments are, “Auction July 30th. Previously $23.5M. Selling Without Reserve, to the highest bidder. Perched high atop the mountain, Le Grande Vues at Red Mountain truly lives up to its name, offering stunning panoramas of the surrounding peaks and Aspen. Private and gated, it’s built for both indoor and outdoor entertaining, and is minutes to skiing, shopping and dining in Aspen.” 2012 Taxes: $44,761. Under Contract Date: 07/30/2013; Sold Date: 08/22/2013. (Photos and broker comments courtesy of Joshua & Co.)

MLS #121158 – Aspen, East Aspen, Mountain Valley single family home, 0153 W. Lupine Drive, Aspen, CO: Sold Price: $3,375,000/$612 sq ft unfurnished. More details below photos.

MLS #121158 – Aspen, East Aspen, Mountain Valley single family home, 0153 W. Lupine Drive, Aspen, CO: Sold Price: $3,375,000/$612 sq ft unfurnished; Asking Price: $3,495,000. (Original Price: $4,995,000 and 823 days on the market since 05/26/2011.) This is a 1999 built/2007 remodeled, 5 bedroom/4 bath/1 half bath, 5,030 sq ft single family home on 0.36 acres. Broker comments are, ” Super family home with great views of Aspen Mt. to Independence Pass. Outdoor living at its finest includes an attractively landscaped backyard with swimming pool, large Sundance spa, built-in wood-burning fireplace,and playground area. Special features includes two-story foyer with waterfall, 3-car garage, office, den/study, snowmelt patios and concrete portion of drive, home theater with bar, multiple wine chillers, high-end finishes, gourmet kitchen, wet bar, and more. This is a great value. Of the square footage, 3,168 plus decks, garage, and mechanical were built in 2004. The remainder was originally built in 1969 and then extensively remodeled.” 2012 Taxes: $9,410; HOA Dues: $200 Yr. Under Contract Date: 06/11/2013; Sold Date: 08/23/2013. (Photos and broker comments courtesy of Shane Aspen Real Estate.)

MLS #124386 – Snowmass Village, Terrace House condo, 65 Campground #91, Snowmass Village, CO: Sold Price: $450,000/$470 sq ft furnished. More details below photos.

MLS #124386 – Snowmass Village, Terrace House condo, 65 Campground #91, Snowmass Village, CO: Sold Price: $450,000/$470 sq ft furnished; Asking Price: $499,900. (Original Price: $675,000 and 548 days on the market since 02/21/2012.) This is a 1972 built/2007 remodeled, 2 bedroom/2 bath, 957 sq ft condo. Broker comments are, “The perfect ski getaway two bedroom, two bathroom condo. Just steps from the slopes of Snowmass Mountain, skiing, hiking, and mountain biking. This updated condominium has views, a sunny location and no steps to the unit. Great rental, low assessments… simply perfect.” 2012 Taxes: $2,284; HOA Dues: $9,104 Yr. Town of Snowmass Village Transfer Tax of approx. 1.0% payable by buyer. Under Contract Date: 08/02/2013; Sold Date: 08/22/2013. (Photos and broker comments courtesy of Aspen Snowmass Sotheby’s.)

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