Snowmass Village Real Estate
Despite its name and reputation as a world-class ski resort, Snowmass is not just a one-season Colorado wonder and is quickly becoming one of Colorado’s premiere summer destinations.
More than 3,000 acres of terrain parks and halfpipes woo skiers and snowboarders, but 40 miles of hiking and biking trails keep active travelers on the move when the snow melts. The Snowmass Gondola is mountain biker friendly, allowing riders easy access to the top of the mountain, from where they can choose from extreme downhill trails to cross country rides that go on for miles. Snowmass is home to the Colorado Free Ride Series in the winter and the IMBA certified mountain bike races in the summer, this truly is a radical mountain town. When the flakes fall again, a groomed cross-country ski trail links Snowmass to Aspen for those who are cardio inclined.
The mountain town’s boutiques and casual eateries complement the festivals, free music events and rodeo held each summer. The rodeo grounds are just as you enter the village and there is a free rodeo every Wednesday, with everyones favorite “Mutten Busten” watch with delight as little ones try to hold on to sheep for 10 seconds. Every Thursday Snowmass is host to the Free Concert Series, offering nationally recognized talent for free on Fanny Hill, it truly is something special to hear live music while watching the sun set over the Rocky Mountains. Then the premiere Snowmass event is the Labor Day shows of the Jazz Aspen series, some of the biggest names in Rock n Roll, Pop, Country and more play here every year over labor day for 4 days of fun in the sun.
Snowmass is also home to great lone time restaurants such as Il Pogio and many new restaurants at the newly created Base Village. Base Village is a new development in Snowmass, anchored by the Gondola and strewn with premier shopping and dining along a cobblestone mall. In addition creating a significant amount of lodging opportunities.
One of the things that really makes living in Snowmass Village special is the amount of ski in/ski out homes that are available in the real estate market. The nature of the mountain in that it is sprawling and one of the widest mountains in the country, not to mention the tallest in the continental U.S. allows for road to snake up in between skiable section of the mountain. On these road there have literally been hundreds of homes developed, nesteled in the trees between ski runs so homeowners can literally ski right out there door, talk about first tracks!
Clients who desire to be in the Snowmass area will find that location to be peaceful yet a 15 minute drive to all the action in Aspen. Most of the homes and condominiums in the area in addition to having ski-in ski-out access and during the summer months are backed up to hundreds of hiking and biking trails. – Snowmass Village Real Estate