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Where small-town charm meets luxury lifestyle, the quaint town of Aspen only has about 7,400 local residents but remains an international destination. Not to mention the surrounding towns, such as Basalt and Carbondale, that sustain Aspen’s workforce and beat to their own drums. Further down the road, Glenwood Springs continues to thrive in the glory of its historic past. No matter if you're a skier, snowboarder, artist, or pilates instructor, the Roaring Fork Valley has something for everyone because of the dynamic history of this region. These are eight facts about the Roaring Fork Valley that put and kept itself on the map.
Posted on October 20, 2021 by Aspen Snowmass Sotheby's International Realty
With gifting season in full swing, there is no better time to support local business owners than by shopping locally for all your holiday gift needs.
Posted on November 29, 2020 by Emilee Kelloff
With a new year underway, many of the interior design trends that have had a strong footprint in the Roaring Fork Valley in the recent past — think mountain modern and monochromatic grey on grey palettes — are already on their way out.
Posted on February 19, 2020 by Katie Shapiro
Aspen was the first-ever resort community in the country to adopt an official bike sharing system in 2013. Fast forward five years later and it’s hard to imagine Aspen and Basalt without WE-Cycle and its many docking stations around town.
Posted on June 8, 2018 by Katie Shapiro
Surrounded by the natural beauty of the Rocky Mountains, residents of the Roaring Fork Valley are particularly in tune with the drastic effects carbon-fueled transportation has on the earth. But how can we make environmentally-conscious transportation even easier on our residents? Aspen Snowmass Sotheby’s International Realty’s sponsorship of the WE-cycle Ride Share Program is here to save the day.
Posted on May 13, 2021 by Lilly Thiemann
Aspen’s glamorous reputation as the top luxury ski destination is not by any means happenstance. This high-end mountain town has a long history of being the most premier ski destination for the rich
Posted on October 27, 2020 by Emilee Kelloff
Glitter Gulch, Tony Town, Fat City, Canary City … ah, Aspen. The monikers for this rich-in-history former mining enclave are thanks to a glitz-and-glam reputation bolstered by billionaires on holiday, celebrities hiding out, luxury boutiques, fine dining, five-star resorts, a world-class arts scene and of course, jaw-dropping real estate.
Posted on October 15, 2018 by Katie Shapiro
The Sky Residences are coined “Aspen, Perfected” -- and rightfully so. As a limited collection of unmatched, W branded residences, they represent the hottest shared ownership offering in the Rockies, right at the base of Aspen mountain.
Posted on January 20, 2021 by Lilly Thiemann
World-class fishing, picturesque mountains, limitless activities and stunning homes to take it all in. These are just a few reasons the Roaring Fork Valley is the perfect place to escape to.
Posted on May 12, 2020 by Emilee Kelloff
All About Bauhaus: A Q&A With The Aspen Institute’s Curator Lissa Ballinger By Katie Shapiro Whether you’re a budding collector looking to add art to a new home, a realtor with staging needs or an
Posted on July 19, 2018 by Katie Shapiro
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