A 10-bedroom mansion with ski-in, ski-out ski access in Aspen, CO, is now available for an eye-popping $100 million. It’s the most expensive home in Colorado by a margin of $15 million.
“This is one of Aspen’s most iconic properties,” says the listing agent Steven Shane, of Compass. “It was originally built by Chris Hemmeterwho sold it to Ted Field, a movie producer who threw some of Aspen’s greatest parties at this residence. Ted Field later sold it to the current owner.” Hemmeter is a developer of large-scale Hawaiian resorts, and Field is the founder of Interscope Communications.
If the seller gets anywhere near the asking price, this mansion on 1.4 slope-side acres will set the record for the priciest transaction in Aspen history.
Sky-high prices are not unusual in this town where 84 of the 346 houses currently for sale are priced over $10 million. However, this home stands apart from the crowd—in ways beyond its stratospheric price tag.
“There are only five single-family homes on Aspen Mountain, and of the five, this is the largest with 14,154 square feet,” Shane says. “The next largest is 8,000 square feet, and the third-largest is 7,000 square feet. Tommy Hilfiger bought [that home] for $31 million. Nine weeks later, he sold it for $50 million. That sale is how we got to this list price.”
Built in 1979, the home was renovated as recently as 2015 and shows no signs of being 43 years old.
“It almost has the feeling, especially with the guest bedrooms, like you are in the Four Seasons Hotel,” Shane says.
Luxurious amenities include a street-level elevator that goes to a bridge that leads to the home’s front door. The three-level home features soaring ceilings and a wide-open feel.
On the first level, you’ll find four en suite bedrooms, a media room, plus a kitchen and dining area. Five additional bedrooms are on the second floor, but the highlight of the second level is the ski room.
“When you ski in or out, you can just click on your skis here,” Shane says.
The third level is where you’ll find the primary bedroom, an office, a second kitchen and dining area, as well as a great room.
“There are terraces here, so you can sit and watch the gondola,” he adds. “The house is about 100 yards from the gondola.
“The house runs parallel to the Little Nell run and has an incredible level of privacy,” he notes. “Not only does it have the best skiing aspect on Aspen Mountain, but it is on a wooded lot hidden by trees for privacy.”
It’s designed to appeal to an ultrahigh net worth buyer who appreciates the finer things in life. It also helps if that person has an abiding love for the slopes.
“Aspen is arguably the premier ski resort destination in the world,” Shane says. “There are only five homes on the mountain, and this one has 10 bedrooms and 14,000 square feet. This buyer is going to want a multigenerational home for their families.”