Elevation: 7,908 feet
Public Transportation: Free Aspen shuttle & Roaring Fork Transit Authority (RFTA) buses
Lifestyle: Refined luxury meets rugged living
Be Sure To Try: Take the Silver Queen Gondola to the top of the world
An address here is instantly enviable and eternally beautiful. This authentic mountain town grew from the silver boom of the 1880s to become one of the most breathtaking real estate destinations in the world. Today, Aspen real estate redefines the standards of luxury and uniquely combines the refined and the rugged. Aspen is home to beautiful wildlife and pristine, natural backdrops, endless outdoor recreation to take advantage of it all, and world-class dining, shopping, and living nestled in between.
Synonymous with winter sports, Aspen is the heart of 4-world class ski mountains managed by Aspen Skiing Company. The downtown sits at the base of Ajax Mountain and is surrounded by Buttermilk, Aspen Highlands, and Snowmass Resort, which are all within a 20-minute drive. Don't forget to explore the over 60 miles of pristine Aspen cross country skiing trails, you won't be disappointed.
Aspen residents regularly admit they “came for the winter, and stayed for the summer.” It's not just a saying in Aspen, it's a quiet truth – Aspen is a top summer retreat.
Besides the ideal weather that sits in the 70s and 80s with no humidity and cool evenings, there is enough hiking, biking, fly fishing, golfing, paddle boarding, and rafting to keep you busy all season long. Supplementing the outdoor activities is a full summer event calendar that features the FOOD & WINE Classic, Jazz Aspen, Aspen Music Festival, and the Aspen Arts Festival.
Residents also reap rich cultural rewards year-round. Enjoy performances at nationally-renowned landmarks like the Wheeler Opera House, or view thought-provoking modern art at the many galleries downtown. Whether you opt for the classical or the avant-garde, everyone can enjoy Aspen's signature and world-class cuisine.
Whether you're seeking a quaint Victorian home, a modern condo, a luxurious estate, or a mountainside retreat, Garrett can help find or build the right Aspen property for you in one of America's most desirable zip codes. Why visit Aspen when you can live there? Aspen awaits your personal snowcapped retreat.
We take pride in delivering on the promise of superior service and care for our clients, and have successfully guided hundreds of clients with their sale and purchase of real estate throughout the Aspen/Snowmass area.