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Planning Your Winter Vacation: Luxury Rentals with Prime Ski Access in Aspen and Snowmass Village

Posted on August 23, 2022 by Aspen Snowmass Sotheby's International Realty

As summer comes to a close in the Roaring Fork Valley, we look ahead to the next peak season. Whether your itinerary features ski boots and snowy peaks or relaxing by the fire, we’re here to help you find your next mountain getaway. See our top picks for your winter 2022 excursion– while they’re still available!


Snowmass Village in one of its best looks-- a fresh coat of snow.  


Whether the Aspen groves shimmer with a summertime green, autumnal shades of yellow and orange, or boast a fresh dusting of ski-ready powder, the Roaring Fork Valley is a highly coveted vacation spot. Often frequented by second homeowners and tourists, this valley’s busy nature requires proactive planning to guarantee a seamless trip, from start to finish. That’s where we come in! Below, find a selection of rental options for your 2022 ski trip, offering the level of elegance, convenience, and privacy only Aspen Snowmass Sotheby’s International Realty can provide, as the consistently #1-ranked vacation rental agency in the valley. Get in touch today.


46 Lower Hurricane Road, Aspen. Listed with Jamay Shook and Michael Fox.


Nestled in the national forest on the backside of Aspen Mountain, the former estate of Melanie Griffith and Antonio Banderas offers majestic views and access to Aspen's legendary recreation. Breathtaking wilderness and rustic elegance meet modern comforts in this lavishly appointed residence. As featured in Architectural Digest, natural light floods through floor-to-ceiling glass windows and doors, while the vaulted ceilings and glass-filled gables of windows provide a sense of openness and connection to the outdoors. An entertainer's paradise, the home easily accommodates families and guests with an open concept gourmet kitchen, grand living room and expansive decks enveloping the property. Relax amid 5 bedrooms and 6 baths, each primed for privacy. 


198 Bridge Lane, Snowmass Village. Listed with The Team


This unique location rests on the slope of Guggenheim Hill with gorgeous east to west views of Snowmass Village. It is secluded and nestled among the Aspen groves, providing a private retreat experience. Refreshing mountain contemporary design mixes with classic ski chalet style to form a rare combination of elegance and history. Adjacent to the home, enjoy direct ski in/out access to Guggenheim Private Ski Trail, or for those who prefer a gentler way down, take a leisurely walk down Bridge Lane to Adams Avenue.


121 Antler Ridge Lane, Snowmass Village. Listed with William & Sarah Burggraf.


No detail was spared in the construction of this custom log cabin. Soak in panoramic views from the commanding great room, and enjoy hiking trail access to Snowmass Mountain just across the street. A wrap around deck for dining during the summer months, and for impeccable snowy views in the winter months welcomes you into indoor/outdoor living. 


938 S Mill Street, Aspen. Listed with Andrew Myatt


Experience peak living at Aspen’s Top of Mill home, offering seven bedrooms, seven bathrooms with rare ski-in access from Aspen Mountain. With grand architecture and luxurious mountain-chic décor, this home is perfect for a large family or group stay. It features an ideal layout with expansive gathering spaces, five bedrooms in the main house, and a detached two-bedroom apartment that is perfect for guests. The home is within walking distance of everything Aspen offers, and a free shuttle – the Downtowner – services this neighborhood. For discerning travelers looking for a remarkable Aspen vacation home with easy skiing access, Top of Mill checks all the boxes and then some.   


237 Gilbert Street, Aspen. Listed with The McLendon Team.  


For the powder day lover, 237 Gilbert Street is a skier's paradise in the heart of Aspen. This nearly 5,000 square foot ski-in duplex is located one block from the St. Regis Hotel and just steps from Lift 1A. The five-story private home is serviced by an elevator. Each bedroom suite features a Samsung LED flat screen and sitting area, and two have their own private decks. Watch the sunset from Shadow to Red Mountain from the top floor living room terrace. Utilize the home office with high speed WiFi, or stroll to all of Aspen's conveniences and cultural attractions.


508 E Cooper Ave, Aspen. Listed with Jamay Shook & Michael Fox.


Located one block from the Aspen Gondola, this newly remodeled luxury penthouse sits in the heart of downtown Aspen with amenities and convenience unlike anywhere else within the core. Entering into the home, you are greeted with custom European hardwood flooring by Arrigoni Woods. Each of the 5 baths contain meticulous floor to ceiling tile and slab work, Shinnoki collection vanities and millwork by Vonmod, and Tara collection Dornbracht finishes. All bedrooms contain automated Lutron blackout shades for privacy, heated floors and individually zoned Air Conditioning. The home is controlled by Crestron Automation, Sonos Sound, and Ring video doorbell system. The 2nd level contains two sprawling bedrooms, a convenient laundry room with your own dry-cleaning appliance, and a cozy media room populated with colorful modern interiors selected by the owners and Karen White Interior Design.


550 S. Spring Street #392, Aspen. Listed with The McLendon Team.


This rare Sky Residence at the W Hotel has been beautifully remodeled, making it one-of-its-kind. The W is located steps from the gondola and walking distance to every shop and restaurant in town. Be welcomed home to a spacious three-bedroom condo with high end furnishings and Aspen Mountain views, and enjoy the Sky Residence's private roof deck with hot tub, or wander to the hotel's rooftop pool and bar. On-site amenities include: concierge service, in-room dining, daily housekeeping, a restaurant, fitness center and Aspen Airport transfers.


140 Forest Lane, Snowmass Village. Listed with The Team


 This welcoming home in the exclusive Wood Run subdivision offers a private setting with excellent ski-in/ski-out access to Alpine Springs ski lift and Funnel ski run. After a day on the slopes, enjoy time with family or friends in the game room— complete with a wet bar, pool table, and pinball machine; or kick back in front of the flat screen TV next to a roaring fire in the den. During the warmer months, fire up the barbecue and grill in the beautiful weather. After a long day of skiing, soak in the outdoor hot tub. With six bedrooms, there’s room for a party of 16 (including your pets!). 


388 Exhibition Lane, Aspen. Listed with Jamay Shook & Michael Fox.


Enjoy the quintessential Aspen vacation from this well-appointed and newly furnished Aspen Highlands retreat. Located on one of the most sought after lots, the home features end of the road privacy and unobstructed panoramic views of Willow Peak and Tiehack Cliffs. The four-story home has a great layout with wonderful separation of bedroom spaces, and an elevator allows for easy access to all levels. The expansive lower level features a family room with wet bar, theater, ping pong table, guest suite and bunk room. The South side of the house has a grass yard that looks onto a high alpine setting that is ideal for family games or relaxing. The patio has a gas fireplace with covered seating area looking out to Exhibition Lift, as well as a private hot tub.

In addition to the home’s many charms, Ritz Carlton Club amenities including pool, spa, and state of the art workout facility are included. This prime location provides direct click-in/click-out ski access in winter, a hike or bike from your doorstep in summer, and a quick 10 minute e-bike ride to downtown Aspen shops and restaurants.


 381 Ridge Road Unit A5, Snowmass Village. Listed with William & Sarah Burggraf


Ski access for all! This beautiful Deerbrook townhome offers a seamless vacation experience. With ski-in/out access and a short stroll into restaurants and shops in Base Village, this property lives with ease. There are four spacious bedroom suites for comfort and privacy. The master suite, living area, and lower guest suite offer stunning views of the Snowmass Ski Area. Additionally, there is a slopeside outdoor spa for a relaxing soak after a full day of skiing.


18 Edgewood Lane, Snowmass Village. Listed with The McLendon Team


18 Edgewood Lane is a classic spot for the whole family with prime ski access on Snowmass ski area—just steps from Adam's Avenue. Five generous bedrooms and a separate guest apartment make this a convenient yet private, spacious six bedroom retreat. Vaulted ceilings in the living room frame views of the valley below and with dining for ten, an outdoor grill and hot tub, this home lives and entertains well. An exercise room, elevator and two-car garage add to the convenience of this year-round mountain house.


712 S Galena Street, Aspen. Listed with William & Sarah Burggraf


This townhome is the perfect place to call home during your next vacation. Just one block from Aspen Mountain and minutes to Aspen's first class shopping and dining, it offers four bedrooms, all with private bathrooms. This home is stocked with a gourmet kitchen, media room, wet bar, and a rooftop deck with a hot tub. These deluxe amenities coupled with an ideal location make this rental an excellent place to relax and enjoy your next Aspen vacation!


144 Bridge Lane, Snowmass Village. Listed with The Team.


Located off the Guggenheim ski run in Snowmass, this gorgeous, newly-constructed mountain home awaits you with extensive west to east views of the Snowmass Valley. It offers a multitude of amenities perfect for your post-ski day needs: a main floor master bedroom with a fireplace, steam shower and private deck, and a guest suite situated above the two-car garage for your powder day pals. 



Two young skiers make their way up Aspen mountain on the chairlift. 

Offering rentals as brief as a few nights and as long as a few months, Aspen Snowmass Sotheby’s International Realty has your needs covered for this year’s skiing excursion. Efficient access to the mountains and to Aspen’s core grants access to limitless opportunity–whether you choose to explore the double black diamond runs or explore the menu at Ajax Tavern, you can do it with ease. Explore our entire vacation rentals portfolio hereand book today! 




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