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The Estin Report: May 2013 Market Snapshot Aspen Snowmass Real Estate

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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.

Under Contract / Pending (10) MLS #: 125879, 128945, 128614, 126790, 126292, 121020, 130058, 121652, 129404, 129490 Photos and descriptions of under contracts are not posted unless special circumstances or significance dictate. This link is valid for 30 days until 07/09/2013.

Closed (17) MLS #: 126793,126792,127798, 126372, 121570, 123537, 130154, 128336, 127503, 124587, 128290, 129472, 129630, 125304, 128702, 126980, 129512. This link is valid for 30 days until 08/04/2013.

Aspen Snowmass Solds Last Week

MLS# 126793 and MLS# 126792: JIgsaw Ranch on MIdnight Mine Road sold in two parts: the 13,112 sq ft main house on 44 acres sold for $27M and a 10,536 sq ft riverfront house on 23 acres for $14M. It is located approx 2 – 3 miles from the Aspen roundabout off Castle Creek Rd. The combined $41M sale was the highest priced property sale of the 1st Half 2013. Details are below.

MLS #126793 – Aspen, West Aspen, Castle Creek single family home, Jigsaw Ranch, 565 Midnight Mine Road, Aspen, CO: Sold Price: $27,000,000/$2,059 sq ft furnished.

MLS #126793 – Aspen, West Aspen, Castle Creek single family home, Jigsaw Ranch, 565 Midnight Mine Road, Aspen, CO: Sold Price: $27,000,000/$2,059 sq ft furnished; Asking Price: $33,500,000. (Original Price: $36,500,000 and 370 days on the market since 12/16/2011.) This is a 2010 built, 6 bedroom/6 bath/4 half bath, 13,112 sq ft single family home and guest house with 4 car garage on 44.19 acres. Broker comments are, “Stunning contemporary view estate on over 44 private alpine acres. Part of the historic Jigsaw Ranch, this dramatic residence features top of the world views of Aspen Highlands Bowl, Steeplechase and the entire upper Castle Creek Valley. Every amenity imaginable in this sophisticated 6 bedroom/6 bath plus 4 powder rooms. Separate caretaker’s house. Features too numerous to list. A must see. Qualified buyers only. Main House – First floor 6188 Sq.Ft./Second floor 1051 Sq.Ft./Garden level 5008 Sq.Ft./balcony 1236 Sq.Ft. Caretakers/Guest House: 723 Ht.Lv.Sq.Ft./Storage Loft 255 Sq.Ft.” 2012 Taxes: $47,764. Under Contract Date: 03/15/2013; Sold Date: 06/03/2013. (Photos and broker comments courtesy of Coldwell Banker Mason Morse. Broker Brian Hazen was the listing agent for both Jigsaw Ranch properties, the Main House MLS 126793 and the river front guest house MLS 126792.)

MLS #126792 – Aspen, West Aspen, Castle Creek single family home, Jigsaw Ranch, 201 Midnight Mine Road, Aspen, CO: Sold Price: $14,000,000/$1,328 sq ft furnished.

MLS #126792 – Aspen, West Aspen, Castle Creek single family home, Jigsaw Ranch, 201 Midnight Mine Road, Aspen, CO: Sold Price: $14,000,000/$1,328 sq ft furnished; Asking Price: $19,950,000. (Original Price: $22,000,000 and 365 days on the market since 12/16/2011.) This is a 1978 built, 4 bedroom/4 bath/1 half bath, 10,536 sq ft single family home with 2 car garage with dramatic creek frontage on 22.53 acres. Broker comments are, “Private & secluded country estate on the banks of idyllic Castle Creek. Unique bridge entry, manicured grounds, stately & soaring drama and the ambiance of a time gone by… All just 2.6 miles to the round-about. Log cabin & a two bedroom plus loft guest house, are just a few additional amenities of this rare creek front residence. Could not be reproduced in this creek-side location.” 2012 Taxes: $20,187. Under Contract Date: 03/27/2013; Sold Date: 06/03/2013. (Photos and broker comments courtesy of Coldwell Banker Mason Morse. Broker Brian Hazen was the listing agent for both Jigsaw Ranch properties, the Main House MLS 126793 and the river front guest house MLS 126792.)

MLS #128702 – Aspen, West End single family homes, 308-312 W. West Hopkins Avenue, Aspen, CO: Sold Price: $3,425,000/$859 sq ft unfurnished. More details below photos.

MLS #128702 – Aspen, West End single family homes, 308-312 W. West Hopkins Avenue, Aspen, CO: Sold Price: $3,425,000/$859 sq ft unfurnished; Asking Price: $3,686,000. (Original Price: $2,430,000 and 115 days on the market since 02/14/2013.) These are 2 single family homes with a total of 7 bedrooms/4 baths/2 half baths, 3,984 sq ft with 1 car garage on 0.14 acres. Broker comments are, “Rare, rare opportunity to own two charming detached and legally subdivided homes. A Great Value! Rebuilt almost completely in 1993. Comfortable well laid out and very livable now. Maple floors, cabinets, gas range,woodstove. Side by side main house and guest house in a nice neighborhood in the West End. These homes are also available individually. See listings 128704 & 128707. No rental or occupancy restrictions other than those of the R-6 zone district. Current detached home configuration is grandfathered in. Rebuild new designs in same footprints if desired, or build one large single family home of approximately 5500 sq ft (3240 FAR). Wood stove, front door, and amoire excluded from Unit 2-A. Excellent cash flow.” 2012 Taxes: $4,922. City of Aspen RETT Transfer Tax of approx. 1.5% payable by buyer. Under Contract Date: 04/05/2013; Sold Date: 06/03/2013. (Photos and broker comments courtesy of Lane Schiller Properties.)

MLS #124587 – Aspen, West End, Villas of Aspen condo, 100 N. 8th Street, #2, Aspen, CO: Sold Price: $1,350,000/$666 sq ft unfurnished. More details below photos.

MLS #124587 – Aspen, West End, Villas of Aspen condo, 100 N. 8th Street, #2, Aspen, CO: Sold Price: $1,350,000/$666 sq ft unfurnished; Asking Price: $1,379,000. (Original Price: $2,195,000 and 1,154 days on the market since 03/30/2009.) This is a 1972 built/2008 remodeled, 3 bedroom/3 bath/1 half bath, 2,027 sq ft condo. Broker comments are, “Spacious, light and airy Aspen West End townhouse. This recently remodeled three bedroom, three and one half bath townhouse is comfortable, charming and convenient. The master bedroom hosts a reading lounge and eastern views of Tiehack and Buttermilk Mountains. Access the entire network of Roaring Fork Valley biking and running trails in front of the property. Major exterior assessment including all new siding, stonework, and landscaping recently completed. Solid HOA, strong rental potential, off-street assigned parking. Great in-town value.” 2012 Taxes: $3,542; HOA Dues: $705 Mo. City of Aspen RETT Transfer Tax of approx. 1.5% payable by buyer. Under Contract Date: 03/25/2013; Sold Date: 05/29/2013. (Photos and broker comments courtesy of Aspen Snowmass Sotheby’s.)

MLS #128290 – Aspen, Smuggler, Hunter Creek condo, 815 Vine Street, Aspen, CO: Sold Price: $800,000/$729 sq ft partially furnished. More details below photos.

MLS #128290 – Aspen, Smuggler, Hunter Creek condo, 815 Vine Street, Aspen, CO: Sold Price: $800,000/$729 sq ft partially furnished; Asking Price: $875,000. (Original Price: $875,000 and 141 days on the market since 01/10/2013.) This is a 1982 built/2012 remodeled, 3 bedroom/2 bath, 1,097 sq ft condo. Broker comments are, “Newly remodeled, gorgeous new kitchen and floors, huge master bedroom, many upgrades. Perfect for small family, open floor plan, tennis, pool, on-site management. Walk to town.” 2012 Taxes; $1,801; City of Aspen RETT Transfer Tax of approx. 1.5% payable by buyer. Under Contract Date: 03/20/2013; Sold Date: 05/28/2013. (Photos and broker comments courtesy of Joshua & Co.)

MLS #129472 – Aspen, Bank Owned, East Aspen, Mountain Valley duplex, 250 Mountain Laurel Drive, B, Aspen, CO: Sold Price: $2,000,000/$733 sq ft unfurnished. More details below photos.

MLS #129472 – Aspen, Bank Owned, East Aspen, Mountain Valley duplex, 250 Mountain Laurel Drive, B, Aspen, CO: Sold Price: $2,000,000/$733 sq ft unfurnished; Asking Price: $2,121,000. (Original Price: $2,121,000 and 48 days on the market since 04/16/2013. This is a 2000 built, 3 bedroom/3 bath/1 half bath, 2,726 sq ft duplex with 2 car garage. Broker comments are, ‘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. Adjoining duplex may be available as well.” 2012 Taxes: $6,751. Under Contract Date: 05/17/2013; Sold Date: 06/03/2013. (Photos and broker comments courtesy of McKinley Sales.)

MLS #130154 – Aspen, Central Core, Enclave @ Aspen duplex, 834 E. Durant Avenue, Aspen, CO: Sold Price: $6,500,000/$1,636 sq ft furnished. More details below photo.


MLS #130154 – Aspen, Central Core, Enclave @ Aspen duplex, 834 E. Durant Avenue, Aspen, CO: Sold Price: $6,500,000/$1,636 sq ft furnished; Asking Price; $6,500,000. (Original Price: $6,500,000 and 905 days on the market since 12/14/2010.) This is a 1995 built, 5 bedroom/4 bath/1 half bath, 3,972 sq ft duplex with 2 car garage on 0.1 acres. Broker comments are, “Beautiful townhome in the perfect location. Elevator, air conditioned.” 2012 Taxes: $14,921; HOA Dues: $3,750 Qtr. City of Aspen RETT Transfer Tax of approx. 1.5% payable by buyer. Under Contract Date: 05/28/2013; Sold Date: 05/28/2013. (Photos courtesy of Aspen Snowmass Sothebys.)

MLS #129512 – Aspen, Central Core, Aspen Townsite commercial, 300 S. Spring Street, 303, Aspen, CO: Sold Price: $305,250/$925 sq ft. More details below photos.

MLS #129512 – Aspen, Central Core, Aspen Townsite commercial, 300 S. Spring Street, 303, Aspen, CO: Sold Price: $305,250/$925 sq ft; Asking Price: $330,000. (Original Price: $330,000 and 51 days on the market since 04/19/2013.) This is a 1969 built, 330 sq ft commercial space on a 6,054 sq ft lot. Broker comments are, “This 330 square foot 2nd floor office space offers convenience and visibility on one of the most desirable prime corners in Aspen. Located three blocks from the gondola and across the street from the new Aspen Art Museum in a well-kept high traffic building. Private underground parking is available for sale in the adjacent building.” 2012 Taxes: $1,686; HOA Dues: $294. City of Aspen RETT Transfer Tax of approx. 1.5% payable by buyer. Under Contract Date: 04/22/2013; Sold Date: 06/05/2013. (Photos and broker comments courtesy of Aspen Snowmass Sotheby’s.)

MLS #127503 – Snowmass Village, Melton Ranch single family home, 79 Sinclair Road, Snowmass Village, CO: Sold Price: $1,150,000/$339 sq ft partially furnished. More details below photos.

MLS #127503 – Snowmass Village, Melton Ranch single family home, 79 Sinclair Road, Snowmass Village, CO: Sold Price: $1,150,000/$339 sq ft partially furnished; Asking Price: $1,195,000. (Original Price: $1,395,000 and 239 days on the market since 10/15/2012.) This is a 1984 built, 4 bedroom/3 bath, 3,386 sq ft single family home with 2 car garage on 0.42 acres. Broker comments are, “Superb location with easy access to skiing, recreation, shopping and in Aspen School District. Great views of the Snowmass ski area from the living room. Hot tub and additional outdoor storage space plus the over-sized den makes this home perfect for family.” 2012 Taxes: $3,995; HOA Dues: $120 Yr. Town of Snowmass Village Transfer Tax of approx. 1.0% payable by buyer. Under Contract Date: 02/14/2013; Sold Date: 06/07/2013. (Photos and broker comments courtesy of Joshua & Co.)

MLS #129630 – Snowmass Village, Viceroy condo, 130 Wood Road, 438, Snowmass Village, CO: Sold Price: $491,200/$851 sq ft furnished. More details below photots.

MLS #129630 – Snowmass Village, Viceroy condo, 130 Wood Road, 438, Snowmass Village, CO: Sold Price: $491,200/$851 sq ft furnished; Asking Price: $491,203. (Original Price: $491,203 and 169 days on the market since 04/29/2013.) This is a 2010 built, 1 bedroom/1 bath, 577 sq ft condo. Broker comments are, “New Condominium units now available at the world-acclaimed Viceroy. Ski in-Ski-out in Snowmass’ Base Village, there is nothing else like in the Aspen/Snowmass market for wholly-owned condominiums. Leed Gold Certified Property. One time Base Village Metro Fee paid by Buyer of $5,150.” 2012 Taxes: $1,683; HOA Dues: 3,547. Town of Snowmass Village Transfer Tax of approx. 1.0% payable by buyer. Under Contract Date: 04/14/2013; Sold Date: 05/30/2013. (Photos and broker comments courtesy of Aspen Snowmass Sotheby’s.)

MLS #123537 – Snowmass Village, Terrace House condo, 65 Campground Lane, #90, Snowmass Village, CO: Sold Price: $399,999/$510 sq ft furnished. More details below photos.

MLS #123537 – Snowmass Village, Terrace House condo, 65 Campground Lane, #90, Snowmass Village, CO: Sold Price: $399,999/$510 sq ft furnished; Asking Price: $399,999. (Original Price: $565,000 and 542 days on the market since 12/05/2011.) This is a 1972 built/2010 remodeled, 2 bedroom/2 bath, 784 sq ft condo. Broker comments are, “Darling 2bedroom/2bath, no steps, walk directly to Fanny Hill for easy ski in/out access. Small complex, great location, easy assessments, good rental income. Owners & guests enjoy Stonebridge Condo pool, hot tubs, new exercise facility & locker rooms.” 2012 Taxes: $1,872; HOA Dues: $9,105 Yr. Town of Snowmass Village Transfer Tax of approx. 1.0% payable by buyer. Under Contract Date: 05/04/2013; Sold Date: 05/30/2013. (Photos and broker comments courtesy of B.J. Adams & Co.)

MLS #127798 – Snowmass Village, Snowmass Mountain condo, 55 Upper Woodbridge Road, G-3, Snowmass Village, CO: Sold Price: $660,000/$500 sq ft furnished. More details below photos.

MLS #127798 – Snowmass Village, Snowmass Mountain condo, 55 Upper Woodbridge Road, G-3, Snowmass Village, CO: Sold Price: $660,000/$500 sq ft furnished; Asking Price: $699,000. (Original Price: $750,000 and 650 days on the market since 06/14/2010.) This is a 1973 built/2007 remodeled, 3 bedroom/3 bath, 1,320 sq ft condo. Broker comments are, “If you like to enjoy a cup of coffee in the morning sun while taking in the views over the Snowmass Golf Course with the Continental Divide as a back drop, then this might interest you. This 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom Snowmass Mountain condo has been beautifully remodeled with a little something extra. During the renovation, the owners put additional sound proofing in the walls, making this top floor condo extremely quiet. It also has an extra deck off the back with views of the Snowmass ski area, two car covered parking, and is located on the Snowmass Shuttle route. Great for a vacation spot or year round living, this is a great opportunity. omplex just under went a major exterior renovation,so now both the interior and exterior are new and turn key for a new owner. Seller has paid the special assessment in full. In the Aspen school district, on-site management, heated driveway.” 2012 Taxes: $1,761; HOA Dues: $1,986 Qtr. Town of Snowmass Village Transfer Tax of approx. 1.0% payable by buyer. Under Contract Date: 04/04/2013; Sold Date: 06/06/2013. (Photos and broker comments courtesy of Aspen Snowmass Sotheby’s.)

MLS #126980 – Snowmass Village, Stonebridge condo, 30 Anderson Lane, Unit 815, Snowmass Village, CO: Sold Price: $429,000/$599 sq ft furnished. More details below photos.

MLS #126980 – Snowmass Village, Stonebridge condo, 30 Anderson Lane, Unit 815, Snowmass Village, CO: Sold Price: $429,000/$599 sq ft furnished; Asking Price: $474,900. (Original Price: $649,000 and 650 days on the market since 08/22/2011.) This is a 1969 built,2006 remodeled, 1 bedroom/1 bath, 716 sq ft condo. Broker comments are, “Cute one bedroom, one bath condominium located in a well established ski in and out complex adjacent to Fanny Hill and within walking distance to Base Village. Both the living room and bedroom have southern exposure providing afternoon sun and ski mountain views overlooking the courtyard and pool area. Elevator access,covered parking and great on site management are but a few of the ammenities offered to owners and their guests. Google Earth Image and condominium map are found in documents.” 2012 Taxes: $2,013; HOA Dues: $8,773. Town of Snowmass Village Transfer Tax of approx. 1.0% payable by buyer. Under Contract Date: 04/19/2013; Sold Date: 06/05/2013. (Photos and broker comments courtesy of Aspen Snowmass Sotheby’s.)

MLS #126372 – Woody Creek, Woody Creek single family home, 260 Liberty Lane, Woody Creek, CO: Sold Price: $850,000/$540 sq ft unfurnished. More details below photos.

MLS #126372 – Woody Creek, Woody Creek single family home, 260 Liberty Lane, Woody Creek, CO: Sold Price: $850,000/$540 sq ft unfurnished; Asking Price: $975,000. (Original Price: $1,050,000 and 340 days on the market since 07/09/2012.) This is a 1974 built, 3 bedroom/1 bath/1 half bath, 1,554 sq ft single family home with 1 car garage on 2 acres. Broker comments are, “Quaint single family home located on a quiet street in Woody Creek and is in the Aspen scool district. Beautiful lot features a large yard area and new deck off of the kitchen to enjoy summer evenings. Views of Aspen Mountain. Living area is on the main level and gets great natural light. Three bedrooms upstairs, plus a den/tv room, wrap around patio, and an office off of the master bedroom. This great home is convenient to Aspen and is competitively priced.” 2012 Taxes: $2,806. Under Contract Date: 04/18/2013; Sold Date: 06/07/2013. (Photos and broker comments courtesy of Laura Maggos Properties.)

MLS #128336 – Woody Creek, Woody Creek single family home, 190 Letey Lane, Woody Creek, CO: Sold Price: $4,150,000/$572 sq ft furnished. More details below photos.

MLS #128336 – Woody Creek, Woody Creek single family home, 190 Letey Lane, Woody Creek, CO: Sold Price: $4,150,000/$572 sq ft furnished; Asking Price: $4,950,000. (Original Price: $8,500,000 and 1,732 days on the market since 09/05/2008.) This is a 1995 built, 6 bedroom/5 bath/1 half bath, 7,246 sq ft single family home with 2 car garage on 6 acres. It was the first built Richard Wax built home – the developer now known for creating beautiful home masterpieces in the Maroon Creek area of Aspen. This is a beautiful property and likely one of the best property buys of the past four years. Broker comments are, “Located on 6 acres in Woody Creek, this extraordinary riverfront home features an interior design by Linda Bedell, quality antiques, and décor by Ralph Lauren. Encompassing 7,246 square feet, amenities include 6 bedrooms including a separate 2 bedroom, 881 square foot guest cottage, 5.5 baths, open living & entertaining spaces both indoors & outdoors, hardwood floors, vaulted ceilings, stone wood-burning fireplace, multiple gas fireplaces, gourmet kitchen, master suite with sitting area & private deck, office/library, media room, 2 car garage, wraparound patio, huge fenced & landscaped yard, private Roaring Fork River frontage, and gentle topography that is perfect for horses, gatherings with family & friends, entertaining, football, soccer, etc. Just 15 minutes to Aspen.” 2012 Taxes: 12,796. Under Contract Date: 04/15/2013; Sold Date: 06/03/2013. (Photos and broker comments courtesy of Aspen Snowmass Sotheby’s.)

MLS #125304 – Old Snowmass, Little Elk Creek single family home, 310 Little Elk Creek Avenue, Snowmass, CO: Sold Price: $1,065,000/$408 sq ft furnished. More details below photos.

MLS #125304 – Old Snowmass, Little Elk Creek single family home, 310 Little Elk Creek Avenue, Snowmass, CO: Sold Price: $1,065,000/$408 sq ft furnished; Asking Price: $1,125,000. (Original Price: $1,125,000 and 412 days on the market since 05/04/2012.) This is a 1995 built/2006 remodeled, 4 bedroom/2 bath, 2,605 sq ft single family home with 2 car garage on 2.1 acres. Broker comments are, “Spectacularly designed and impeccably maintained home inside and out with terrific south facing views of the Elk Mt. Range. Located at end of cul de sac for added quiet. Perfect home for a family or retirees. Live all on one level with no stairs. Great outdoor spaces for entertaining and relaxing. South facing decks with retractable awnings for year around enjoyment. Large two acre lot with its own pond next to open space for greater sense of privacy. Beautiful landscaping and an over sized two car garage with tons of storage and work space. A real gem! Large extra family room or 4th bedroom.” 2012 Taxes: $4,637; HOA Dues: $545 Qtr. Under Contract Date: 03/22/2013; Sold Date: 05/31/2013. (Photos and broker comments courtesy of Aspen Snowmass Sotheby’s.)

MLS #121570 – Old Snowmass, Short Sale, Gateway-to-Snowmass single family home, 110 Gateway Road, Snowmass, CO: Sold Price: $783,294.94/$205 sq ft unfurnished. More details below photos.

MLS #121570 – Old Snowmass, Short Sale, Gateway To Snowmass single family home, 110 Gateway Road, Snowmass, CO: Sold Price: $783,294.94/$205 sq ft unfurnished; Asking Price: $789,900. (Original Price: $2,450,000 and 1,398 days on the market since 06/24/2009.) This is a 2007 built, 5 bedroom/4 bath/1 half bath, 3,811 sq ft single family home with 3 car garage on 1 acre. Broker comments are, “Take advantage of this unbelievable value at $207. per square foot…Enjoy this newly built custom designed home. With many upgrades and green features including bamboo floors, granite counters, fireplace, air conditioning, waterless hotwater tank, decks, porches and more. Oversize 3 car garage offers an opportunity to add additional bedroom or office. Located 1 mile from Hwy 82. Furniture negotiable.” 2012 Taxes: $9,007. Under Contract Date: 03/04/2013; Sold Date: 05/31/2013. (Photos and broker comments courtesy of Joshua & Co.)

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