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We are proud to share a selection of Aspen's and Snowmass’s most spectacular homes sold in 2020 by our expert team of associates at Aspen Snowmass Sotheby's International Realty. The successful sale of an exceptional home is a notable achievement, and every sale completed by our company is a testament to the hard work and dedication demonstrated by our highly experienced and knowledgeable sales professionals. While 2020 was a challenging year in many regards, it finished as the best in the history of Roaring Fork Valley real estate; especially in the luxury market with countless record-breaking sales. 

Below, we invite you to explore a few of the properties highlighted in our 2020 Significant Sales report. From a dreamy cabin tucked away on the Roaring Fork river to a sprawling legacy estate perched on Red Mountain and the ultimate ski-in, ski-out alpine oasis in Snowmass Village, each of these properties has a unique story to tell. See all of Aspen Snowmass Sotheby's International Realty's significant sales here



41 Popcorn Lane, Aspen

Buyer and Seller Represented by Craig Morris

Photo: 41 Popcorn Lane, Aspen

This record-setting sale at $32 million emphasizes the multi-faceted, thorough nature of our brokers' skillsets. Craig Morris represented both the buyer and the seller of this home, reaching a closing agreement at an unprecedented sale price, and delivering the pinnacle of experiences to both clients in the transaction. Craig's work not only impressed his clients, but received international recognition from Sotheby's International Realty as a global significant sale. As a truly iconic property, there may be no finer property to grace the banks of the Roaring Fork River that combines the attributes and amenities of this exclusive compound. Thoughtfully designed and meticulously crafted, the quality and style is undeniable. Combining an exquisite main house with a charming guest house and separate caretaker's quarters, these three primary living areas meld to create an unrivaled gated riverside retreat on 10.5 acres. 



0364 Willoughby Way, Aspen

Seller Represented by Sandra Smith and Noel Hallisey 

Photo: 0364 Willoughby Way, Aspen

An A+ lot in location with private and direct access to the Roaring Fork River and fishing, and with unobstructed views of Independence Pass, Aspen Mountain, Highlands, Mt. Sopris and as far as the eye can see. Jump onto the Rio Grande Trail for summer activities, walk or bike to the Music Tent and Aspen Institute, and enjoy the great cross country skiing.



2900 West Buttermilk Road, Aspen

Buyer Represented by Eric Cohen and Craig Morris, Seller Represented by Andrew Ernemann 

Photo: 2900 West Buttermilk Road, Aspen

Represented exclusively by Aspen Snowmass Sotheby's International Realty brokers, this property redefines luxury and seclusion. Located at the very end of West Buttermilk Road on a large expansive parcel with room to stretch, it offers a private ski run (the only ski-in/out property on West Buttermilk) and irreplaceable improvements of 20,000 square feet of livable space, 10 bedrooms, and a 7,000 square foot multi-use barn. This Owl Mountain Ranch is truly what dreams are made of.



124 W. Hallam Street, Aspen

Buyer Represented by Mandy Welgos and Dayna Horton

 Photo: 124 W. Hallam Street, Aspen

Spanning the best of two worlds, this restored Victorian has a decidedly progressive outlook, and it sits in the heart of the best neighborhood. Lovingly restored and expanded, the redesign honors the original charm of the property's history while bringing in clean, contemporary lines, an abundance of natural light, and indoor-outdoor function and style. Entertain in your private courtyard, where your outdoor kitchen and fireside lounge are all-season attractions.



5 Toby Lane, Aspen

Buyer Represented by Susan Lodge

Photo: 5 Toby Lane, Aspen

Hillside beauty and tranquility envelope this remarkable residence. One of only two homes on gated Toby Lane, positioned at the edge of Aspen's West End, and designed by Bill Poss Architects, the thoughtful floor plan allows for single level living, with the master suite, kitchen, dining and family room all accessible from the entry floor. The composition of Minnesota limestone conveys an ethereal luxury throughout, while light fills the home through floor to ceiling glass. Be welcomed by an open air courtyard connecting three sides of the house, creating a wonderful indoor/outdoor lifestyle and an exquisite space for entertaining.



1214 Owl Creek Ranch Road, Aspen

Seller Represented by Rochelle Bouchard

Photo: 1214 Owl Creek Ranch Road, Aspen

For those seeking privacy, seclusion, natural beauty and open space, this special estate fills that unique niche. This is the largest parcel available in close proximity to Aspen. 62 glorious acres filled with 3 ponds, a waterfall and abundant wildlife, including a herd of elk that occasionally visits! Outdoor opportunities abound, right from the ranch, including hiking, biking, swimming, cross country skiing and full equestrian facilities with riding trails. It lives like your own private park. It accommodates an extended family, guests or staff with an apartment that has a kitchen and separate entrance. Cocooned in a private preserve, this estate provides a true refuge.



219 E. Durant PH 20, Aspen

Buyer and Seller Represented By Andrew Ernemann

Photo: 219 E. Durant PH 20, Aspen

As another record-setting sale price for a condominium home in the Roaring Fork Valley, this is ''the'' Aspen penthouse. In a town known for special and unique properties, this is truly at the top of the list. Four bedrooms, all on one level, with private elevator access and two car garage parking offer convenience and luxury. The finishes and furnishings are over the top, with incredible attention to detail and a focus on matching the irreplaceable location with a look and feel to match. The wrap-around deck is over 3,400 square feet and boasts stunning views in all directions looking over downtown Aspen at Aspen Mountain, Red Mountain and beyond.  

Our brokers' continued dedication to providing the very best for their clients is not only recognized in the Roaring Fork Valley, but globally, as well. Featured in iconic periodicals such as Mansion Global, Business Insider, and Architectural Digest, the praises for Aspen Snowmass Sotheby's International Realty echo far and wide around the world. Aspen is an international cultural hub with progressive ideas, unprecedented accomplishments in the arts, and of course, some of the most luxurious real estate you can find anywhere. Time and time again, we are honored to serve as a team that represents an industry which plays an integral role in Aspen's "Je ne sais quoi." You can also check out some of the top properties represented by Sotheby’s International Realty® global network in 2020 here, from the sale of the highest-priced home in the history of Vail, Colorado, to that of an architectural masterpiece in Las Lomas, Mexico. 




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