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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 (9): MLS #s: 130428, 123553, 126787, 128036, 127762, 128508, 129282, 129490, 128997. This link is valid for 30 days until 9/11/2013.

Under Contract / Pending (12): MLS #s: 126044, 130369, 127788, 128447, 127856, 124386, 127789/129003, 130346, 121228, 128101, 130222, 130254. Photos and descriptions of under contracts are not posted unless special circumstances or significance dictate.This link is valid for 30 days until 9/3/2013.

Aspen Snowmass Solds Last Week

MLS #123553 – Aspen, East Aspen, Knollwood single family home, 63 Westview Drive, Aspen, CO: Sold Price: $5,200,000/$1,020 sq ft unfurnished. More details below photos.

MLS #123553 – Aspen, East Aspen, Knollwood single family home, 63 Westview Drive, Aspen, CO: Sold Price: $5,200,000/$1,020 sq ft unfurnished; Asking Price: $5,460,000. (Original Price: $6,950,000 and 623 days on the market since 12/06/2011.) This is a 2005 built, 4 bedroom/4 bath/2 half bath, 5,094 sq ft single family home with 2 car garage on 0.4 acres. Broker comments are, “This virtually new residence offers all the space, views and convenience anyone could ever desire. This mountain style chateau is situated in the Eastwood subdivision and minutes from downtown Aspen with views of Independence Pass and all day sun. The property has wonderful entertaining spaces including a theater room with kitchenette. The master wing offers privacy, an adjacent office and a terrace with endless views. All guest bedrooms are ensuite with full bathrooms, some with a private patios. This beautiful home is an exceptional value and a must see.” 2012 Taxes: $15,025. City of Aspen RETT Transfer Tax of approx. 1.5% payable by buyer. Under Contract Date: 07/15/2013; Sold Date: 08/02/2013. (Photos and broker comments courtesy of Joshua & Co.)

MLS #126787 – Aspen, Central Core single family home, 901 Ute Avenue, Aspen, CO: Sold Price: $5,425,000/$1,276 sq ft unfurnished. More details below photos.

MLS #126787 – Aspen, Central Core single family home, 901 Ute Avenue, Aspen, CO: Sold Price: $5,425,000/$1,276 sq ft unfurnished; Asking Price: $5,999,000. (Original Price: $7,500,000 and 944 days on the market since 08/20/2010.) This is a 1991 built/2000 remodeled, 4 bedroom/5 bath/1 half bath, 4,250 sq ft single family home with 2 car garage on 0.1 acres. Broker comments are, “Just a short walk to the Gondola. This spacious four bedroom home in the core is the perfect opportunity to own in Aspen. The grand living room has hard wood floors, vaulted wood ceilings, stone fireplace with a great kitchen that is open to the fabulous entertaining areas complete with outdoor deck. The master suite is extremely spacious with great closets, his and her baths, gas fireplace, additional seating area. Each of the four bedrooms is spacious each with clean classic marble white bathrooms. There are two private deck areas and a gorgeous lower level media/bar room. This house has great owner storage, two car garage and you can’t beat this ski-in location.” 2012 Taxes: $17,702. City of Aspen RETT Transfer Tax of approx. 1.5% payable by buyer. Under Contract Date: 06/07/2013; Sold Date: 08/08/2013. (Photos and broker comments courtesy of Whitman Fine Properties.)

MLS #130428 – Aspen, Central Core, Aspen Townhouse condo, 124 E. Durant #2, Aspen, CO: Sold Price: $1,100,000/$1,127 sq ft partially furnished. More details below photos.

MLS #130428 – Aspen, Central Core, Aspen Townhouse condo, 124 E. Durant #2, Aspen, CO: Sold Price: $1,100,000/$1,127 sq ft partially furnished; Asking Price: $1,195,000. (Original Price: $1,295,000 and 779 days on the market since 06/01/2011.) This is a 1968 built/2009 remodeled, 3 bedroom/2 bath, 976 sq ft condo. Broker comments are, “Great downtown Aspen location. Upgraded 3-bedroom 2-bath condominium with direct views of Aspen Mountain. Two parking spaces! Excellent rental potential or owner occupancy. Offered partially furnished.” 2012 Taxes: $2,734; HOA Dues: $680 Qtr. City of Aspen RETT Transfer Tax of approx. 1.5% payable by buyer. Under Contract Date: 07/03/2013; Sold Date: 08/06/2013. (Photos and broker comments courtesy of Aspen Snowmass Sotheby’s.)

MLS #128036 – Aspen, Central Core, Chateau Roaring Fork condo, 1039 E. Cooper Avenue #13, Aspen, CO: Sold Price: $1,650,000/$1,111 sq ft furnished. More details below photos.

MLS #128036 – Aspen, Central Core, Chateau Roaring Fork condo, 1039 E. Cooper Avenue #13, Aspen, CO: Sold Price: $1,650,000/$1,111 sq ft furnished; Asking Price: $1,8895,000. (Original Price: $3,100,000 and 1,683 days on the market since 06/01/2008.) This is a 1969 built/2011 remodeled, 3 bedroom/3 bath, 1,485 sq ft condo. Broker comments are, ” Imagine drifting off to sleep listening to the relaxing sounds of the Roaring Fork River, then awakening refreshed to the same soothing sounds to start your day enjoying all the benefits Aspen has to offer. You, your family or friends could live this wonderful dream. All wrapped up within 1,485 square feet, on two levels, are three bedrooms en-suite, a newly renovated kitchen with professional Viking appliances, an open living area for gracious entertaining or just sit alone by the wood burning fireplace taking in the surrounding beauty. Chateau Roaring Fork offers the solitude of the Roaring Fork River along with views up Independence Pass all within an easy walking distance to Aspen Core and the Gondola Plaza.” 2012 Taxes: $5,356; HOA Dues: $3,240 Qtr. City of Aspen RETT Transfer Tax of approx. 1.5% payable by buyer. Under Contract Date: 07/15/2013; Sold Date: 08/05/2013. (Photos and broker comments courtesy of Aspen Snowmass Sotheby’s.)

MLS #129490 – Aspen, West Aspen, Pitkin Park condo, 415 Pacific Avenue, 415 E/G5, Aspen, CO: Sold Price: $372,500/$490 sq ft unfurnished. More details below photos.

MLS #129490 – Aspen, West Aspen, Pitkin Park condo, 415 Pacific Avenue, 415 E/G5, Aspen, CO: Sold Price: $372,500/$490 sq ft unfurnished; Asking Price: $395,000. (Original Price: $680,000 and 706 days on the market since 03/27/2009.) This is a 1972 built/2010 remodeled, 2 bedroom/1 bath, 760 sq ft condo. Broker comments are, “Nicely redone condo at AABC with no housing restrictions. New kitchen. Sq ftg does not include bonus room which walks out to lawn. Building allows dogs. There is storage for unit 415 E in the basement of that building approx 5×10 unit. Dogs are allowed – 1 dog / $25.00 per month no Pit Bulls or Rottweilers. They are firm on this.” 2012 Taxes: $857; HOA Dues: $368 mo. City of Aspen RETT Transfer Tax of approx. 1.5% payable by buyer. Under Contract Date: 05/30/2013; Sold Date: 07/29/2013. (Photos and broker comments courtesy of Aspen Snowmass Sotheby’s.)

MLS #128997 – Woody Creek, Auction, Chaparral single family lot, 845 Chaparral Drive, Woody Creek, CO: Sold Price: $2,350,000. More details below photos.

MLS #128997 – Woody Creek, Auction, Chaparral single family lot, 845 Chaparral Drive, Woody Creek, CO: Sold Price: $2,350,000; Asking Price: $2,580,000. (Original Price: $5,250,000 and 2,166 days on the market since 08/22/2007.) This is a 48.43 acre single family lot in the Chaparral subdivison in Woody Creek. Broker comments are, ” Auction July 23rd. Previously $4.4M. Selling Without Reserve, to the highest bidder. Welcome to ranch living at its finest. Enchanting mountain views. Wide, open meadows. Complete ranch management. State-of-the-art equestrian facilities including 2 stalls, valued at $300,000. Architectural plans for 12,250sf home. Build your legacy estate on these premier, 48 acres in Aspen’s notable Chaparral Ranch…all just minutes to world-class skiing.” 2012 Taxes: $701. HOA Dues: $15,325 Qtr. Under Contract Date: 07/23/2013; Sold Date: 08/08/2013. (Photos and broker comments courtesy of Aspen Snowmass Sotheby’s.)

MLS #127762 – Snowmass Village, Short Sale, Brush Creek Village single family home, 1471 Medicine Bow Road, Aspen, CO: Sold Price: $835,000/$449 sq ft furnished. More details below photos.

MLS #127762 – Snowmass Village, Short Sale, Brush Creek Village single family home, 1471 Medicine Bow Road, Aspen, CO: Sold Price: $835,000/$449 sq ft furnished; Asking Price: $895,000. (Original Price: $1,285,000 and 295 days on the market since 01/11/2011.) This is a 1985 built/2010 remodeled, 4 bedroom/3 bath, 1,857 sq ft single family home on 2.97 acres. Broker comments are, “Top of the mountain home situated on a private secluded lot with panoramic views towards the Roaring Fork Valley, Aspen and Independence Pass. Aspen School District. Furnished and easy to show. This is a short sale.” 2012 Taxes: $3,917. Town of Snowmass Village Transfer Tax of approx. 1.0% payable by buyer. Under Contract Date: 03/15/2013; Sold Date: 07/31/2013. (Photos and broker comments courtesy of Aspen Snowmass Sotheby’s.)

MLS #128508 – Snowmass Village, Melton Ranch single family home, 149 Martingale Place, Snowmass Village, CO: Sold Price: $1,225,000/$462 sq ft unfurnished. More details below photos.

MLS #128508 – Snowmass Village, Melton Ranch single family home, 149 Martingale Place, Snowmass Village, CO: Sold Price: $1,225,000/$462 sq ft unfurnished; Asking Price: $1,295,000. (Original Price: $1,295,000 and 190 days on the market since 02/01/2013.) This is a 1983 built, 3 bedroom/2 bath/1 half bath, 2,651 sq ft single family home with 2 car garage on 0.72 acres. Broker comments are, “Sunny, family home on quiet cul-de-sac in Melton Ranch. Third bedroom currently used as an office and there is an additional study. Home can be expanded up to 4,037 square feet per Town of Snowmass Village. Bright and light with views of the ski area and backs up to Snowmass Homeowners open space.” 2012 Taxes: $3,839; HOA Dues: $120 Yr. Town of Snowmass Village Transfer Tax of approx. 1.0% payable by buyer. Under Contract Date: 02/08/2013; Sold Date: 08/09/2013. (Photos and broker comments courtesy of Joshua & Co.)

MLS #129282 – Snowmass Village, Viceroy condo, 130 Wood Road 735, Snowmass Village, CO: Sold Price: $503,500/$874 sq ft furnished. More details below photos.

MLS #129282 – Snowmass Village, Viceroy condo, 130 Wood Road 735, Snowmass Village, CO: Sold Price: $503,500/$874 sq ft furnished; Asking Price: $530 sq ft. (Original Price: $530,021 and 240 days on the market since 04/04/2013.) This is a 2010 built, 1 bedroom/1 bath, 576 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: $1,768; HOA Dues: $3,541. Town of Snowmass Village Transfer Tax of approx. 1.0% payable by buyer. Under Contract Date: 04/03/2013; Sold Date: 08/09/2013. (Photos and broker comments courtesy of Aspen Snowmass Sotheby’s.)

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