Scroll down page for photos and details of sold and under contract (pending) Aspen properties in the past 4 weeks. For earlier dates, use the down arrow to the blog archives and search by date. Or use SearchEstinAspen to search by topic, address, date etc. If it’s about Aspen real estate, it should be here.

The Estin Report: Q3 2012 State of the Aspen Real Estate Market released Monday 10/22/12.

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The Estin Report: October 2012 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 most closed properties (with excellent photography) are posted to preserve an archive of sold market activity. For sales in the past month, scroll down page, and for earlier dates use the down arrow and search by time period or use SearchEstinAspen.

Under Contract / Pending (7): MLS #: 111697, 120487, 117594, 124393, 127599, 105423, 125245. This link is valid for 30 days until 12/11/2012. Photos and descriptions of under contracts are not posted unless special circumstances or significance dictate.

Closed (7): MLS #: 126200, 125865, 126285, 125908, 125405, 121679, 127300. This link is valid for 30 days until 12/11/2012.

Aspen Snowmass Solds Last Week:

MLS #126200 – Aspen, East Aspen, Park Ave. area single family home. 1215 E. Hopkins Avenue, Aspen, CO: Sold Price: $5,335,000/$1,019 sq ft unfurnished. More details below photos.

MLS #126200 – Aspen, East Aspen, Park Ave. area single family home. 1215 E. Hopkins Avenue, Aspen, CO: Sold Price: $5,335,000/$1,019 sq ft unfurnished; Asking Price: $5,595,000. (Original Price: $4,450,000 (Pre-construction and $6.95M completed) and 754 days on the market since 01/09/2008.) This is a 2009 built, 5 bedroom/4 bath/2 half bath, 5,233 sq ft single family home with 2 car garage on 0.14 acres. Broker comments are, “Located directly across from Snyder Park and just a 5 minute walk to the gondola, this new home offers convenience, privacy & a warm contemporary design. The open floor plan is well-suited for both intimate gatherings & large parties, and soaring ceilings with expansive windows make this a bright & cheerful home while also embracing the wooded feeling of the surrounding property. Features include 5 bedrooms, 4 full baths, 2 half baths, 5,233 square feet, chef’s kitchen with polished granite counters & Sub-Zero, Bosch & Wolf appliances, master bath with steam shower & Jacuzzi tub, 700 bottle wine room, exercise room, huge family room with media center & billiards area, walnut hardwood floors, integral plaster walls, Lutron lighting system, and a 2 car garage.” 2011 Taxes: $14,514. City of Aspen RETT Transfer Tax of approx. 1.5% payable by buyer. Under Contract Date: 09/24/2012; Sold Date: 11/06/2012. (Photos and broker comments courtesy of Aspen Snowmass Sotheby’s.)

MLS #125865 – Aspen, West Aspen, Maroon Creek Club single family home, 268 Pfister Drive, Aspen, CO: Sold Price: $6,000,000/$790 sq ft unfurnished. More details below photos.

MLS #125865 – Aspen, West Aspen, Maroon Creek Club single family home, 268 Pfister Drive, Aspen, CO: Sold Price: $6,000,000/$790 sq ft unfurnished; Asking Price: $6,850,000. (Original Price: $8,975,000 and 473 days on the market since 06/06/2011.) This is a 2000 built, 5 bedroom/6 bath/1 half bath, 7,592 sq ft single family home with 2 car garage on 0.35 acres. Broker comments are, “Designed and built by Richard Wax & Associates, this home encompasses elegant finishes throughout. The luxurious design features an open floor plan, dramatic vaulted ceilings w/wood beam accents, recessed lighting, wide plank hardwood floors, 5 gas fireplaces, formal living & dining room, main level master suite, master bath w/marble countertops & floors, office, gourmet kitchen w/slab granite countertops & backsplash, lower level entertaining room w/second butler’s kitchen & exercise room, & two car garage. The stucco & stone exterior is timeless, & the private backyard with mature landscaping is ideal for entertaining & family gatherings. Enjoy direct ski-in/ski-out access to Buttermilk Mtn & world class golfing at the adjacent Maroon Creek Club. Very private & just minutes to downtown.” 2011 Taxes: $18,200; HOA Dues: $5,028 Yr. City of Aspen RETT Transfer Tax of approx. 1.5% payable by buyer. Under Contract Date: 09/07/2012; Sold Date: 11/08/2012. (Photos and broker comments courtesy of Aspen Snowmass Sotheby’s.)

MLS #126285 – Aspen, Central Core, Aspen Alps condo, 700 Ute Avenue, Unit #103, Aspen, CO: Sold Price: $960,000/$849 sq ft furnished. More details below photos.

MLS #126285 – Aspen, Central Core, Aspen Alps condo, 700 Ute Avenue, Unit #103, Aspen, CO: Sold Price: $960,000/$849 sq ft furnished; Asking Price: $1,099,000. (Original Price: $1,099,000 and 128 days on the market since 07/03/2012.) This is a 1963 built, 2 bedroom/2 bath, 1,130 sq ft condo. Broker comments are, ” Enjoy sweet, summertime livin’ at this 2 bedroom + den condo with a walkout patio overlooking the pool. The kitchen has been updated with granite, stainless steel appliances and attractive cabinetry. Ownership of a parking space in the Winter Building is included! The Alps is renowned for its service and amenities, which include swimming, tennis, exercise, spa and conference facilities. A+ location at the base of Aspen Mountain puts skiing, shops and restaurants at your fingertips. An excellent value.” 2011 Taxes: $3,374; HOA Dues: $1,567 Mo. City of Aspen RETT Transfer Tax of approx. 1.5% payable by buyer. Under Contract Date: 08/21/2012; Sold Date: 11/05/2012. (Photos and broker comments courtesy of B.J. Adams & Co.)

MLS #125908 – Aspen, Central Core, South Point condo, 205 E. Durant Avenue, 2-I, Aspen, CO: Sold Price: $835,000/$852 sq ft unfurnished. More details below photos.

MLS #125908 – Aspen, Central Core, South Point condo, 205 E. Durant Avenue, 2-I, Aspen, CO: Sold Price: $835,000/$852 sq ft unfurnished; Asking Price: $895,000. (Original Price: $1,150,000 and 254 days on the market since 12/19/2011.) This is a 1967 built, 2 bedroom/2 bath, 980 sq ft condo. Broker comments are, ” Incredible views of Red Mountain from this 3rd story 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom South Point condominium. Located a few short blocks from Aspen’s finest restaurants and shopping. 3 blocks to the Gondola. Lobby entrance, garage parking, ski locker, storage room. Recent exterior renovation including new sliding glass doors, windows, decks, railings, siding, copper mansard roof, snowmelt sidewalks, garage door, security system/cameras and landscaping. Low HOA dues.” 2011 Taxes: $2,350; HOA Dues: $399 Mo. City of Aspen RETT Transfer Tax of approx. 1.5% payable by buyer. Under Contract Date: 09/19/2012; Sold Date: 11/05/2012. (Photos and broker comments courtesy of Setterfield & Bright.)

MLS #125405 – Aspen, Central Core, Timber Ridge condo, 100 E. Dean Street, Unit 3F, Aspen, CO: Sold Price: $615,000/$823 sq ft. More details below photos.

MLS #125405 – Aspen, Central Core, Timber Ridge condo, 100 E. Dean Street, Unit 3F, Aspen, CO: Sold Price: $615,000/$823 sq ft; Asking Price: $649,500. (Original Price: $885,000 and 422 days on the market since 06/22/2010.) This is a 1962 built/2008 remodeled, 1 bedroom/1 bath/1 half bath, 747 sq ft condo. Broker comments are, “Large top floor one bedroom condominium in a great location next to Lift 1A and three blocks to the Gondola. Lot’s of natural light, private deck facing north looking at Smuggler and Red Mountain. Wood burning fireplace and hardwood floors throughout. Pets allowed for owners.” 2011 Taxes: $1,494; HOA Dues: $930 Qtr. City of Aspen RETT Transfer Tax of approx. 1.5% payable by buyer. Under Contract Date: 09/19/2012; Sold Date: 11/05/2012. (Photos and broker comments courtesy of Leverich & Carr.)

MLS #121679 – Snowmass Village, Horse Ranch single family home, 95 Trail Rider Lane, Snowmass Village, CO: Sold Price: $2,050,000/$566 sq ft unfurnished; More details below photos.

MLS #121679 – Snowmass Village, Horse Ranch single family home, 95 Trail Rider Lane, Snowmass Village, CO: Sold Price: $2,050,000/$566 sq ft unfurnished; Asking Price: $2,350,000. (Original Price: $2,950,000 and 513 days on the market since 06/24/2011.) This is a 1995 built, 4 bedroom/4 bath/1 half bath, 3,619 sq ft single family home with 2 car garage on 0.56 acres. Broker comments are, “Unobstructed View!!! One of the 4 premier view locations in Horse Ranch – sits right on the upper end of the Horse Ranch Meadow. This home is ready to move into and make it your own. Come see this great home.” 2011 Taxes: $10,105; HOA Dues: $190 Yr. Town of Snowmass Village Transfer Tax of approx. 1.0% payable by buyer. Under Contract Date: 09/27/2012; Sold Date: 11/09/2012. (Photos and broker comments courtesy of Aspen Snowmass Sotheby’s.)

MLS #127300 – Snowmass Village, Stonebridge condo, 30 Anderson Lane, 800, Snowmass Village, CO: Sold Price: $400,000/$558 sq ft furnished. More details below photos.

MLS #127300 – Snowmass Village, Stonebridge condo, 30 Anderson Lane, 800, Snowmass Village, CO: Sold Price: $400,000/$558 sq ft furnished; Asking Price: $425,000. (Original Price: $625,000 and 550 days on the market since 01/07/2011.) This is a 1969 built/2010 remodeled, 1 bedroom/1 bath/1 half bath, 716 sq ft condo. Broker comments are, “This is the one bedroom, one and a half bath condo you are going to love. Beautifully remodeled in 2010, this 716 sf Stonebridge Condo has the mountain modern look. Stunning copper tile wall enhances the dry-stack limestone gas fireplace. A glass door, floor to ceiling custom wine cabinet adds to the sophisticated feel. Details like the granite kitchen with copper sink, electric blinds and gas grill on the large patio make this home, sweet home. The Stonebridge has a new large pool, hot tubs, fire pit and great grilling area for entertaining. You’ll enjoy the full service workout room with messages, saunas and steam in new locker rooms. Conveniently located slope-side between Base Village and the Mall, this condo is the Best! Low dues and priced to sell with a motivated seller.” 2011 Taxes: $1,652; HOA Dues: $8,809; Town of Snowmass Village Transfer Tax of approx. 1.0% payable by buyer. Under Contract Date: 10/04/2012; Sold Date: 11/05/2012. (Photos and broker comments courtesy of Coldwell Banker Mason Morse.)

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