Destinations: Aspen Colorado

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Aspen continues to be one of the world's most fabulous four-season destinations. In addition to arguably the best skiing and snowboarding available in the world, with four mountains to choose from, Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands, Buttermilk, and Snowmass, Aspen offers a wide array of activities, including gold medal flyfishing, hiking, biking, golf, tennis, cross country skiing, and snowshoeing. Its profound cultural events, including The Aspen Institute, Food and Wine, The Aspen Art Museum, ArtCrush, Theater Aspen, Jazz Aspen, and The Aspen Music School, separates Aspen from other resort communities. With world-class shopping and fine dining, Aspen remains the go-to resort destination and full-time location for the most discerning travelers and families.

508 E Cooper Avenue 201, Aspen, CO

4 BD   4.5 BA   $65,000,000

Listing Agent: Steven Shane with Compass Sports & Entertainment

High atop Brunello Cucinelli in downtown Aspen is an exclusive, exquisite three-tier penthouse featuring grandiose Aspen Mountain views. Located at ground zero, just a three-minute jaunt to The Aspen Mountain gondola, you have the ultimate opulence and convenience. When free time and quality of life are appreciated beyond anything else, the penthouse at 508 E Cooper is an essential address. The private elevator services all three residential levels. The top floor is specific to your private, primary suite. The level below features the great room, dining room, kitchen, and guest bedroom. The first level features two guest suites and a media room. If you take a day off from skiing, you can relax at home and watch skiers descend Aspen Mountain from any room or your private rooftop hot tub. The four-bedroom penthouse features three outdoor decks. A rooftop 529 square foot deck with a hot tub and barbecue. Just below is the 519 sqft deck off of the primary bedroom. The great room doors slide open to a 210 sqft Juliet terrace. Penthouses are a rare and valuable commodity in downtown Aspen and are no longer allowed to be developed. A downtown Aspen residence would only be complete with your garage. Being offered impeccably furnished.Directions: 508 E. Cooper, located above Brunello Cucinelli

916 Hunter Creek Road, Aspen, CO

6 BD   5 BA   2 HBA   $29,900,000

Listing Agent: Steven Shane with Compass Sports & Entertainment

Unique opportunity to own a stunning estate on Aspen's coveted Red Mountain. A timeless designed private estate with dramatic, panoramic views including Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands, Buttermilk, Independence Pass, and sparkling city lights of downtown Aspen. An elegant blend of classic and contemporary design creates an Aspen residence for the ages. An extensive recently completed renovation has transformed this home into a state-of-the-art masterpiece for the most discerning buyer. Redesigned for entertaining, the indoor and outdoor living, soaring ceilings, custom kitchen, breathtaking staircase, and well-thought-out floorplan provide a multigenerational legacy estate. Directions: Head east on E Main St toward S Mill S Turn left at the 1st cross street onto N Mill St Continue straight onto Red Mountain Rd Turn right to stay on Red Mountain Rd Turn right to stay on Red Mountain Rd Keep right to continue on Hunter Creek Rd Destination will be on the left

2388 Lazy O Road, Snowmass, CO 

4 BD   4 BA   $8,450,000

Listing Agent: Steven Shane with Compass Sports & Entertainment

Located within the highly desirable 1500-acre Lazy O Ranch is this brand new four-bedroom, 3,823 sqft mountain contemporary residence. Strategically sited on 2.82 acres, the handsome home boasts views of the Ranch Mt. Sopris, open space, and various ponds. Lazy O Ranch features an on-site ranch manager and staff, an equestrian facility with miles of horseback riding, hiking, cross-country skiing trails, and stocked fishing ponds. This impeccably maintained, and operated ranch is limited to twenty-two home sites. It provides the carefree lifestyle you desire within proximity to all four ski mountains and the vibrancy of downtown Aspen. The home is a total of 4,963 sq ft including the spacious 750 sq ft garage, generous outdoor balconies and terraces, and storage space.Directions: From Highway 82, turn onto Snowmass Creek road. Continue onto Capitol Creek Road. At stop sign, turn right then take immediate left onto Lazy O Road. Follow Lazy O Road for 2 miles and 2388 Lazy O Road will be on the left.