Many people live in the Roaring Fork Valley because of its access to the great wealth of natural beauty and recreation opportunities offered in the Elk and Sawatch Mountains, and among the Roaring Fork, Frying Pan, and Colorado rivers. Most have to leave home to even see these beauties, a select few do not. When Bob Bowden Aspen developer envisioned Aspen Lakes Ranch West, he saw an opportunity for one of the most unique bits of real estate in the valley. Aspen has many large custom homes, however none offer quite the same combination of sophistication, seclusion, and serenity. The estate offers unprecedented views of Colorado’s finest landscape on the its 1000 square foot lanai accessed from main house through a 35 foot sliding glass wall. ‘Nothing else like it’ is the common response when crossing the threshold from elegant home to outdoor paradise. With views of all four Aspen-area ski resorts, the ultimate in outdoor luxury meets the best the spot in Aspen for relaxation. This estate gives new meaning to the term apres-ski with the breadth of the whole valley to inhale – how sweet it is. Curious about the powder conditions at Highlands Bowl? A quick look through the spotting scope perched on the lanai and the answer is clear, grab your skis.
The outdoor living spaces of Aspen Lakes Ranch West were envisioned by the true master of Aspen acreage, Bob Bowden, as the ultimate Rocky Mountain home experience replete with custom stone, seating areas, outdoor kitchen, entertainment centers, fireplaces, and panoramic unobstructed views of the richness of the Roaring Fork Valley. Seamlessly blending clean design lines with the depth and richness of the mountain environment, outdoor living has never been experienced quite like this. In addition, the outdoor surrounds contain two ponds stocked with fish and fed by a natural spring. Waterfalls serenade as the intense Colorado sun dips behind Mt. Sopris, another Rocky Mountain day enjoyed to its fullest. Aspen Lakes Ranch West offers 8.4 acres with an ideal orientation for privacy and experiencing unforgettable natural beauty. This is not just a home, it is a state of being.