The home’s kitchen features an oversize pantry and plenty of room for cooks to wow guests.
An equestrian ranch and sprawling home are prime buys this summer in the Roaring Fork Valley.
The home’s lush exterior has abundant outdoor living spaces that blend perfectly with the interior.
The 5,400-square-foot home boasts stunning views of Mount Sopris.
Built in 2006, this private equestrian ranch holds five bedrooms and four full bathrooms (plus two half-baths) across its sweeping 5,400 square feet at the base of Mount Sopris. Upon passing the manicured open pasture, a rustic exterior gives way to a stunning indoor space characterized by custom art displays and grand windows, which capture the expansive mountainside views. The one-level home features a gourmet kitchen, equipped with an oversize pantry and an island with bar seating. After enjoying a meal, head through the glass French doors, leading to a covered outdoor lounging area, replete with a grill—perfect for enjoying a meal outdoors during the summer. Nearby, the formal dining room boasts a built-in buffet and wet bar that opens into the living room, which includes a striking fireplace and floor-to-ceiling windows. Down the hallway, the primary bedroom features a built-in storage area and an en suite bathroom, complete with double vanities and a Jacuzzi tub, making it the peak relaxation locale after a day exploring the valley. Committed to sustainable living and clean energy, the property includes a 72-panel solar energy system, dedicated to generating 80% of the property’s electricity. Additionally, the property includes a guest house and a heated barn with tack and feed rooms along with three stalls—ideal for keeping horses. From the mountain views to the extensive outdoor amenities, this ranch exceeds an equestrian’s dream.
$5.75 million, 1601 Sopris Mountain Ranch Road, Basalt, Emery Holton, Douglas Elliman.
River views and lovely landscaping are part of the appeal of this Black Birch Estates home.
The light-filled dining area.
Located in Black Birch Estates, this modern mountain home sweeps 3,308 square feet and fits four bedrooms and four bathrooms across its three floors. After passing the riverfront views and wooded driveway, open the front door to a cook’s dream kitchen, equipped with a full-size wine refrigerator and a black marble island with seating. The kitchen connects to the dining room and bar, permitting even more guest seating. Adjacent to the kitchen is the elegant living room, where family and friends can congregate near the stonewood fireplace and take in the breathtaking mountain views through the enormous windows. The lower level holds two bedrooms, including a primary suite, complete with a king-size bed, flat-screen TV and marble his-and-her sinks. Additionally, this level contains a laundry room with two washers, two dryers and ample storage. Traveling back upstairs, the top floor features two bedrooms, one containing a kitchenette and a primary suite-style bathroom. As if the indoor amenities weren’t enough, this property also includes a back patio—providing a peaceful spot to relax and enjoy friends. This mountain-chic home embraces entertaining and relaxing with an abundance of natural light, guest seating and breathtaking views from every angle. $18.5 million, 1140 Black Birch Drive, Mary Kate Farrell, Douglas Elliman Real Estate-SMV.
Floor-to-ceiling windows and a stone hearth add to the welcoming vibe of the living room.
Photography by: DOUGLAS ELLIMAN