Located just a short drive from downtown Aspen is a fantastic 61 acre ranch for sale.   2900 West Buttermilk Road, Aspen, CO 81611, a never before offered legacy ranch! Situatied slope-side to West Buttermilk Ski Area on 61 private acres. The property includes a 15,664 square foott main home with 7 bedrooms, 7 baths, and 3 half baths.  Completing the package is a 2,000 square foot caretaker’s dwelling that has 3 bedrooms and 3 full baths.  The 7,500 square foot barn has a 3,000 square foot heated vehicle maintenance room.  This home is Inviting with a soaring great room, chef’s kitchen with double ovens, a separate study, home theater, pub room, wine room, and billiards room.  The design features vaulted ceilings, rich wood accents, a private ski run, and incredible views. The outdoor living area is exceptional with a covered and heated dining space, an outdoor fireplace & sunken hot tub overlooking the ski area and views beyond. This is the only ski-in/ski-out property located on West Buttermilk & it can never be duplicated.  List price is $50,000,000. Directions to the property are: Highway 82 to Owl Creek Road, then left on W. Buttermilk Road to the gate, proceed through the gate on a long driveway to the property.  However, the owners request privacy and that an appointment be scheduled prior to driving into the property.

A fabulous ranch also just outside of Aspen is Circle R Ranch.  A private & pristine 244-acre ranch situated in the Woody Creek valley just 15 minutes to downtown Aspen. With design and development that makes this property perfect for a family compound or a corporate retreat. Boasting a total of 10 home sites, the existing buildings include rustic historic cabins, charming single family homes, agricultural structures, barns, & storage facilities. Consisting of a total of 6 separate single family homes with 22 bedrooms, 18 baths and 5 half baths. Enjoy the rustic history of Colorado with this unpretentious, yet with state-of-the-art quality and creature comfort. Circle R has maintained its agricultural status by irrigating hay fields in the lower portion of the ranch resulting in beneficial tax advantages for a future property owner.  The ranch is listed for $29,000,000 and has been on the market for 822 days.  Directions:  Take Upper River Road to Woody Creek Road to Circle R Rd., the property is on the right.

5387 Castle Creek Road, Aspen, CO 81611 is Aspen’s first ski lodge and is now for sale for $25,000,000.  This Aspen Ranch is called Highland Ranch and is comprised of 85 gorgeous acres with stunning views of Castle Creek, and is conveniently located only 10 minutes from downtown Aspen. Highland Ranch consists of the main house, which was the original lodge, a bunk house, a two car garage, the separate caretaker unit, an original guest cabin as well as a large barn and an artists studio. Additional building opportunities exist on three different sections of the property. This is truly a Once-in-a-Lifetime opportunity to own an Aspen Ranch property with immeasurable historic value and future potential development. This historical Aspen Ranch has been on the market for 640 days.  Directions to this Aspen Ranch are: from the round-about take Castle Creek Road approx. 5 miles to just past Conundrum Creek Road, property is on the right

1644 Prince Creek Road, Carbondale, CO 81623 is located in the central Rocky Mountains of Colorado close to Aspen, just outside of the sleepy town of Carbondale.  The historic Tybar Ranch consists of 460 +/- acres of scenic beauty and highly productive and irrigated land. Just 45 minutes from Aspen, Tybar Ranch is secluded yet close to amenities and conveniences.  With panoramic views of the surrounding mountain ranges including fabulous views Mt. Sopris, this property offers spectacular hunting, hiking, snowmobiling many other recreational opportunities. There are approvals platted fir 11 lots across the Ranch with an option to preserve ranching and agriculture and establish an Equine operation.  The property could be utilized as a family compound or corporate facility.  The list price is $18,650,000 and the ranch has been listed (on and off the market) for over one year.  Directions are: Three miles on Highway 133 outside of Carbondale, left on Prince Creek Road for 1 mile, property is on the left side of the road.

Flying Dog Ranch, located at 3045 Woody Creek Road, Woody Creek, CO 81656, is one of the last original Aspen Ranches. This iconic Aspen Ranch has not been offered for sale for nearly 50 years. Located within a short and beautiful drive to Aspen, this ranch is adjacent to National Forest with and private access to the hunting, hiking, riding, snow-shoeing, and cross country skiing.  Adjacent to thousands of acres of National Forest land provides 245 acres of playground, along with 95 acres of irrigated lush meadows. This property has many possible uses with nearly 1 mile of creeks including Collins Creek, Woody Creek and several ponds. Substantial water rights are included and the possibility to add up to 4 homes on legally separated parcels. The list price for this Aspen Area Ranch is $18,500,000, original list price was $42,000,000 and it has been on the market for 2,623 days.  Directions to the property are: Past Woody Creek Tavern, then right on Woody Creek Road for 3 miles, property is the last ranch on left before National Forest.

700 NELL ERICKSON, Aspen, CO 81611 is the largest, most private lot listed on Red Mountain just outside of downtown Aspen.  This property is a History of Beauty.  Picture yourself living in the location where the families who founded Aspen have lived and have chosen to call home since the late 19th century. Founders of Aspen, Elizabeth and Walter Paepcke, are among the few who historically treasured the privacy of this exquisite property. The eleven plus acres feature unrivaled views South and Southwest from Independence Pass to Mount Sopris. The 6,400+- square foot home was built utilizing wood, stucco, metal, and glass. With a contemporary design of the elongated residence which is perfectly positioned and designed to take advantage of the astounding panorama which bring nature right into the home. This property was designed by award winning local architect, Harry Teague,  The home has 7 bedrooms, 5 and one half baths and lives efficiently with tje majority of the entertaining and living areas on the main level. The voluminous two-story windows flank the living area and all of the seven bedrooms are above grade.  The exterior includes beaver & trout ponds, an elk habitat, natural springs, and is surrounded by Aspen and Spruce forests.  Behind the property is a 50 acre meadow that is shared with three neighboring parcels.  The diverse terrain of the neighboring Hunter Creek Valley in this environment provides ideal trails for hiking, biking, horseback riding, and unbridled exploration right out the back door.  Included on the property are a barn and a recently remodeled Ranch Manager’s quarters reminiscent of old Aspen Pioneer Days.  The senior water rights irrigate the entire ranch.  This property along with the other three lots makes up over 100 acres of Red Mountain. A quick drive downhill and you find yourself in the in the heart of Aspen.   *There is a 7,500 Square Foot  FAR (Floor Area Ratio) allowed on this ranch lot which could mean an additional 1,419 square foot above-grade floor area could possibly be developed.  The garage might also be expanded to 750 square feet. In addition this site is a TDR (transferable development right) receiver site and 4,000 Square feet of basement space could possibly be added with the purchase of two TDRs making the house approximately 11,500 SF.   the property is listed for $17,950,000 and has been on the market 421 days.  Directions:  Driving East on Main Street in Aspen, go left on N. Mill Street, continue up to Red Mountain, left on Draw Drive, continue to Nell Erickson Rd, follow to 700 Nell Erickson which will be on the left

300 Horseshoe Drive, Basalt, CO 81621 is a 30.45 acre ranch.   A very unique property offering seclusion and privacy. Taking in panoramic mountain views throughout this working horse & cattle ranch. The main house is over 6800 square feet and has five bedrooms, six bathrooms and five-car garage. Also included is a two bedroom, one bath guest house, a 9000 square foot barn with 14 stalls with shop and garage space. The property fronts Sopris Creek and includes 1.8 CFS of senior water rights along with five year-round ponds bordering 2,000 acres of open space. Located only 20 minutes to Aspen and 10 minutes to Aspen Valley Polo Club. This property is now listed for $$15,950,000 and has been on the market 87 days.  It is located in the Emma Area south of Highway 82 and on the opposite side of Highway 82 from downtown Basalt.

1621 Lower River Road, Snowmass, CO 81654 is a 56 acre ranch located between Aspen and Basalt.  Meanwhile Ranch is a 56-acre ranch natural, private property that borders millions of acres of White River National Forest. From this property,  ride your horse in this recreational paradise  which is set against a backdrop of red rock cliffs.  With fabulous views of the Snowmass Canyon, the name “Colorado” is of Spanish origin meaning “colored red”.  This perfectly describes the majestic red rock spires of Arbaney-Kittle Ridge and Triangle Peak which are the local vistas of this property. With a 11,746 square foot main residence, 7 bedrooms, 7 baths, 2 half baths, and offered fully furnished, this property is excellent for a multi-generational vacation home, a primary residence, or corporate retreat.  The property sits on the original grounds of the Pitkin County Fairgrounds and is reminiscent of the iconic National Park lodges of the great American West.  The list price of this Aspen Ranch is $14,995,000 and it has been on the market for 1148 days.

5941 Lake Wildcat Road, Snowmass Village, CO 81615 is an Aspen Ranch located in the prestigious Wild Cat Subdivision just 8-10 minutes from downtown Aspen.  With 9 bedrooms, 11 1/2 baths and over 13,000 square feet, you can imagine waking to this experience of  true mountain serenity as the sun hits Wildcat Lake just out your window. An amazing Homestead located in the heart of Wildcat Ranch, this property offers one of the most unique settings in the Roaring Fork Valley. The entire 501-acre parcel consists of an alpine forest and mountain wonderland with amazing views and privacy. Designed by local and infamous Poss Architects, the main residence has voluminous living and dining areas, a gourmet kitchen, five bedrooms, home theater, an exercise room, and family room along with caretakers’ quarters. The gracious master suite is well designed to take in the spectacular lake views.  Enjoy the large decks with a jacuzzi overlooking Wildcat Lake. Included is a cozy Rocky Mountain guesthouse with four bedrooms and game room.  Launch your boat at the private dock on the lake, enjoy the peaceful pastures, beautiful views and more!  This Aspen Ranch is listed for $13,900,000 and it has been on the market for 437 days.

3500 Snowmass Creek Road, Snowmass, CO 81654 listed for $11,000,000 is located in Old Snowmass between Aspen & Basalt and  offers Ranch living at its finest!  Appropriately named Creekside Ranch is a luxurious 75+ acre ranch located directly on Snowmass Creek. Professionally designed by local CCY Architects this 5 bedroom, 5 1/2 bath home has stunning views of Snowmass Ski area and the surrounding mountains with the convenience being located just 15 minutes from Aspen or Basalt.  The open and spacious living area is perfect for entertaining and the open floor-plan allows for large gatherings of family and friends. With glass sliding doors that open to a beautiful patio that has an outdoor kitchen, a Jacuzzi, ga as fire pit & space to entertain. The Ranch has been listed for $12,500,000 then reduced to $11,000,000 and has been on the market for 511 days.

2280/2288 Snowmass Creek Road, Snowmass, CO 81654, listed for $9,950,000, is a wonderful, one-of-a-kind ranch property located directly on Snowmass Creek!  Offering a finely crafted timber -and-stone constructed home that is graciously designed with luxurious spaces with every room enjoying sights and sounds of the river. This property is a true beauty with its private verandas with outdoor fireplaces overlooking Snowmass Creek that offer sweeping mountain views. Offering extra room for family and guests in the charming two bedroom guest house and the separate artist’s studio. The property includes a total of seven garage spaces for all the cars and mountain toys. Also included is a four-stall barn that is adjacent to the large, irrigated pasture, which makes this an ideal horse property. The parcel is adjacent to BLM (federal land) providing miles of hiking and horseback riding opportunities. Fish with the kids in the large pond or river frontage.  This ranch is listed for $9,950,000 (lowered from $10,900,000), and has been on the market for 599 days.

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