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

released Thurs.. June 6, 13. v9 in Current Reports section.

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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.

The Meanwhile Ranch Auction was held Fri., June 21, 2013. According to knowledgable sources on-site, there were (6) bids and the winning bid was $12M. This was a no reserve auction, and the highest bid won. It is likely to close within the next 30 – 60 days. This is a 56-acre ranch with a total of 12,000 interior heated livable spce in various Main House and outbuildings, built in 2000/remodeled in 2005, sold unfurnished. The brokers comments are, “Set against the red-rock spires in Snowmass Canyon, Meanwhile Ranch offers 56 manageable acres with a 12,000 sf, 4 bedroom, 6 bath main lodge; a new 4 bedroom 2,500 +/- sf guest house; 2 caretaker apartments (2,160 sf); and an 1886 settler’s cabin. The ranch includes a new 7,000 sf equestrian facility, a 3-stall barn with tack room; an auto showroom/woodshop; riding arena, roping pen, silo, hay barn, loafing sheds. Senior water rights and extensive landscaping.” Ask Price: $25M. (Original list price: $27.5M and 1,129 days on market since 06/22/2010.) 2012 Taxes: $66,112. (Broker comments courtesy of Joshua and Co.)

Under Contract: MLS 119758 – Meanwhile Ranch, 1621 Lower River Rd, Snowmass, CO (This link is valid until 7/31/2013.)

Under Contract / Pending (6) MLS#’s: 119758,128143, 121417, 122528, 122801, 128016, 130439. Photos and descriptions of under contracts are not posted unless special circumstances or significance dictate. This link is valid for 30 days until 08/04/2013.

Closed (8) MLS #’s: 121654, 129757, 128945, 127381, 126790, 128839, 123277, 129553. This link is valid for 30 days until 07/30/2013.

Aspen Snowmass Solds Last Week

MLS #121654 – Aspen, McLain Flats, Starwood single family home, 156 Eppley Drive, Aspen, CO: Sold Price: $7,167,500/$918 sq ft furnished. More details below photos.

MLS #121654 – Aspen, McLain Flats, Starwood single family home, 156 Eppley Drive, Aspen, CO: Sold Price: $7,167,500/$918 sq ft furnished; Asking Price: $8,495,000. (Original Price: $9,888,000 and 2,139 days on the market since 05/29/2009.) This is a 1974 built/1995 remodeled, 5 bedroom/2 bath/3 three-quarter baths/1 half bath, 7,805 sq ft single family home with 3 car garage on 2 acres. Broker comments are, “Stunning dramatic views of all four ski mountains and Elk Mountain Range. Beautiful landscaping with appealing water features enhance the panorama of mountain views and serene privacy. This home provides opportunities for entertaining on a grand scale in and out, yet is designed to exude warmth, intimacy and an inviting special character. Owners have turned the 3rd garage by into a studio space but if it’s 3 cars you have – we’ve got the room! True Dimensions: 7,805 SF res + 523 SF garage + 253 SF studio + 335 SF storage + 3,334 SF decks/terraces.” 2012 Taxes: $29,856; HOA Dues: $646 Yr. Under Contract Date: 04/29/2013; Sold Date: 06/24/2013. (Photos and broker comments courtesy of Aspen Snowmass Sotheby’s.)

MLS #129757 – Aspen, Central Core, Aspen Alps condo, 700 Ute Avenue, Unit 210, Aspen, CO: Sold Price: $1,450,000/$1,067 sq ft furnished. More details below photos.

MLS #129757 – Aspen, Central Core, Aspen Alps condo, 700 Ute Avenue, Unit 210, Aspen, CO: Sold Price: $1,450,000/$1,067 sq ft furnished; Asking Price: $1,450,000. (Original Price: $1,450,000 and 48 days on the market since 05/07/2013.) This is a 1972 built/2003 remodeled, 3 bedroom/3 bath, 1,358 sq ft ski in/ski out Aspen condo. Broker comments are, “Put your boots on, grab your skis or board, & literally walk out the back door & onto the Little Nell trail on Aspen Mountain. This comfortable top floor condo features a spacious & open floor plan with 3 bedrooms, 3 baths, 1358 square feet, vaulted ceilings, wood-burning fireplace with floor-to-ceiling stone surround, track lighting, granite counters in the kitchen & baths, and Asko washer & dryer. Larger than a standard unit, the third bedroom is accessed by a gracious curved stairway. Enjoy the world class service & amenities at Aspen Alps, including an outdoor pool, hot tub, spa, gym, & on-site massage. Walk to restaurants & shopping. A rare opportunity to own a true ski-in property with a great rental history.” 2012 Taxes: $3,627; HOA Dues: $1,610 Mo. City ofAspen RETT Transfer Tax of approx. 1.5% payable by buyer. Under Contract Date: 05/10/2013; Sold Date: 06/24/2013. (Photos and broker comments courtesy of Aspen Snowmass Sotheby’s.)

MLS #128945 – Aspen, Central Core, 210 Cooper condo, 210 E. Cooper Avenue, 3-B, Aspen, CO: Sold Price: $860,000/$991 sq ft furnished. More details below photos.

MLS #128945 – Aspen, Central Core, 210 Cooper condo, 210 E. Cooper Avenue, 3-B, Aspen, CO: Sold Price: $860,000/$991 sq ft furnished; Asking Price: $999,000. (Original Price: $1,575,000 and 1,670 days on the market since 04/03/2009.) This is a 1965 built/2007 remodeled, 2 bedroom/2 bath, 867 sq ft condo. Broker comments are, “Amazing Value for this Turn-Key, completely remodeled TOP Floor Unit with Skylights and Aspen Mountain Views off the front deck and Red Mountain views off the back deck! Located in the Central Core of downtown Aspen, you can enjoy walking everywhere in town; you’re just 3 blocks from the Gondola and Next to Wagner park! This gorgeous unit comes completely furnished, (including all cookware) features granite counters in bathrooms and kitchen, s/s appliances, wood fireplace w/ updated hearth, new double pane window sliders skylights, washer and dryer and designer touches throughout.” 2012 Taxes: $2,066; HOA Dues: $1,536 Qtr. City of Aspen RETT Transfer Tax of approx. 1.5% payable by buyer. Under Contract Date: 05/03/2013; Sold Date: 06/27/2013. (Photos and broker comments courtesy of Re/Max Professionals.)

MLS #127381 – Aspen, Central Core, Aspen East condo, 980 E. Hyman Avenue #2, Aspen, CO: Sold Price: $1,000,000/$919 sq ft furnished. More details below photos.

MLS #127381 – Aspen, Central Core, Aspen East condo, 980 E. Hyman Avenue #2, Aspen, CO: Sold Price: $1,000,000/$919 sq ft furnished; Asking Price: $1,280,000. (Original Price: $1,465,000 and 246 days on the market since 10/03/2012.) This is a 1971 built, 2 bedroom/2 bath, 1,088 sq ft top floor corner condo in a 5-unit well-maintained bldg. Broker comments are, “Imagine a home where you’re in the core, but yet it’s quiet, where you can walk to the mountain for skiing, or hop on the trail with your mountain bike in the same amount of time, walk to your favorite restaurant, or catch a movie. This is that special place—a top floor condo in a small intimate building, with full-on Aspen Mountain views. Amazing opportunity to remodel and gain equity. (Lower floor unit sold for $1.6M in 2009) These condos are rarely available. Building just completed new roof and added a high efficiency boiler. New paint in 2010. HOA dues include heat and contingency fund. Pets allowed owner and tenants with approval.” 2012 Taxes: $3,027; HOA Dues: $2,151 Qtr. City of Aspen RETT Transfer Tax of approx. 1.5% payable by buyer. Under Contract Date: 04/10/2013; Sold Date: 06/03/2013. (Photos and broker comments courtesy of Aspen Snomwass Sotheby’s.)

MLS #126790 – Aspen, Short Sale, West End, Aspen West End condo, 790 W. Hallam Street, Unit #2, Aspen, CO: Sold Price: $376,000/$683 sq ft unfurnished. More details below photos.

MLS #126790 – Aspen, Short Sale, West End, Aspen West End condo, 790 W. Hallam Street, Unit #2, Aspen, CO: Sold Price: $376,000/$683 sq ft unfurnished; Asking Price: $370,000. (Original Price: $675,000 and 394 days on the market since 04/05/2007.) This is a 1971 built, studio with 1 bath. Broker comments are, “Tastefully remodeled ground floor studio. Convenient West End location affords easy bike access to Aspen, walking distance to the music tent and/or bus service to all four ski areas! South facing with lots of natural light. Open layout with stainless appliances, granite countertops and a wood burning fireplace.” 2012 Taxes: $1,233; HOA Dues: $350 Mo. City of Aspen RETT Transfer Tax of approx. 1.5% payable by buyer. Under Contract Date: 06/04/2013; Sold Date: 06/21/2013. (Photos and broker comments courtesy of Aspen Associates Realty Group.)

MLS #128839 – Aspen, East Aspen, Knollwood single family lot, TBD Highway 82, Aspen, CO: Sold Price: $800,000. More details below photo.

MLS #128839 – Aspen, East Aspen, Knollwood single family lot, TBD Highway 82, Aspen, CO: Sold Price: $800,000. Asking Price: $1,100,000. (Original Price: $1,300,000 and 119 days on the market since 02/27/2013.) This is a 0.43 acre single family lot in the Knollwood Subdivision. Broker comments are, “Flat lot in the desirable Knollwood Subdivision. Good Aspen Mountain views, proximity to the East of Aspen Trail and less than one mile to downtown Aspen. FAR is approx. 3300 sqft. Do the comps … this is priced to sell.” 2012 Taxes: $20,874. City of Aspen RETT Transfer Tax of approx. 1.5% payable by buyer. Under Contract Date: 05/17/2013; Sold Date: 06/24/2013. (Photos and broker comments courtesy of B.J. Adams & Co.)

MLS #123277 – Snowmass Village, Seasons 4 condo, 35 Lower Woodbridge Road 144, Snowmass Village, CO: Sold Price: $325,000/$349 sq ft unfurnished. More details below photos.

MLS #123277 – Snowmass Village, Seasons 4 condo, 35 Lower Woodbridge Road 144, Snowmass Village, CO: Sold Price: $325,000/$349 sq ft unfurnished; Asking Price: $335,000. (Original Price: $695,000 and 711 days on the market since 09/20/2007.) This is a 1971 built/2008 remodeled, 2 bedroom/2 bath, 931 sq ft condo. Broker comments are, “Very cute 2 bedroom, top floor condominium with super views toward Independence Pass. Located close to pool and hot tub. This is a short sale. Price is subject to short sale approval. Lease in place through 5/31/13. Please contact broker for details.” 2012 Taxes: $1,430; HOA Dues: $1,415; Town of Snowmass Village Transfer Tax of approx. 1.0% payable by buyer. Under Contract Date: 05/17/2013; Sold Date: 06/25/2013.(Photos and broker comments courtesy of Aspen Snowmass Sotheby’s.)

MLS #129553 – Snowmass Village, Seasons 4 condo, 35 Woodbridge Road #154, Snowmass Village, CO: Sold Price: $345,000/$370 sq ft furnished. More details below photos.

MLS #129553 – Snowmass Village, Seasons 4 condo, 35 Woodbridge Road #154, Snowmass Village, CO: Sold Price: $345,000/$370 sq ft furnished; Asking Price: $340,000. (Original Price: $739,000 and 477 days on the market since 03/10/2009.) This is a 1971 built, 2 bedroom/2 bath, 932 sq ft condo. Broker comments are, “The premier location at Seasons Four! End of road, east corner unit, enjoy unobstructed, long range mountain views and over looking the Snowmass golf course. One bedroom plus large sleeping loft, each with own bath, views of ski area and continental divide from both bedroom and loft. Vaulted ceilings and sky lights.” 2012 Taxes: $1,431; HOA Dues: $1,415. Town of Snowmass Village Transfer Tax of approx. 1.0% payable by buyer. Under Contract Date: 04/20/2013; Sold Date: 06/25/2013. (Photos and broker comments courtesy of B.J. Adams & Co.)

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