For $45 Million This Vail Ski Home Could Be Yours

For most skiers owning a home near their favorite slopes would truly be a dream come true. From the super luxurious to the quaint and cozy, homes near popular ski resorts always demand a heavy price tag. In some cases, a $45 million price tag. For people who enjoy the outdoors, there’s nothing quite like owning your own mountain home to enjoy during each of the seasons. These homes, courtesy of, feature opulent amenities, luxurious settings, resplendent mountain views and easy access to some of the country’s most popular ski resorts.

Vail Ski Resort, Vail, CO
6 bedrooms, 7.5 baths, 8,801 square feet, 0.43 acres, Built 2019

Vail is a magnificent mountain whose terrain seems endless, and where skiing the back bowls is a badge of honor. Located on Vail Mountain, this new modern contemporary estate is the most exquisite in Vail and encompasses the finest in materials, technology and views. The home features a four-car garage and four covered parking spaces, 75-foot suspended glass bottom pool with exceptional Gore Range views, freestanding glass elevator and rejuvenating spa with waterfall. It’s designed with glass view corridors and sliding walls that flow the living area seamlessly into the exterior decks and patios. 
Listed at $45,000,000  Home Details

Aspen Snowmass Ski Resort, Aspen, CO 
7 bedrooms, 7.5 baths, 8,737 square feet, 0.87 acres, Built 2015

Aspen Snowmass is one of the world’s most prestigious ski resorts where many of the rich and famous come to test their downhill skills. From its renowned powder to impressive steep pitches with amazing views, Aspen has all that any skier could want. This contemporary home boasts soaring ceilings that capture views from Independence Pass to Pyramid Peak, and it’s perfect for the art lover with vast walls and windows. The home has seven en suite bedrooms and nine baths all with contemporary finishes. A Bulthaup kitchen opens up to the expansive floor plan perfect for entertaining large groups or more intimate family functions. 
Home Details  Listed at $30,950,000

Bretton Woods, Bretton Woods, NH
5 bedrooms, 4.5 baths, 4,298 square feet, 17.2 acres, Built 2006

Bretton Woods Ski Resort is New Hampshire's largest ski area with 464 acres of skiing and snowboarding on 63 trails and 35 glades. It’s one of the few major ski resorts in the country that offers night skiing and riding. Come back to this house to ease your tired muscles in the custom-made Sauna or maybe let the steam shower wash away the events of the day. Gather for meals in the great room with a fire crackling and the mountains setting the backdrop for just a few or a large crowd. From a perfect spot in the loft to put your feet up and enjoy a good book, or shoot a game of billiards, play a board game, watch home movies, this home has plenty of room for all to join in the fun. 
Home Details  Listed at $1,299,000

Sunday River, Newry, ME
6 bedrooms, 4.5 baths, 4,418 square feet, 2.87 acres, Built 2008

With its eight peaks, Sunday River features almost 300 acres of developed tree skiing, plus more hidden spots than a snow leopard on a powder day thanks to the Boundary-to-Boundary Policy. Overlooking Sunday River Ski Resort and the Mahoosuc Mountain Range, this elegant Adirondack-style house boasts rustic elegance, a majestic timber great room, two native stone fireplaces and eco-friendly cork flooring. The home is serviced by a gourmet kitchen, oversized mudroom, first-floor master suite with tiled walk-in shower, walkout basement with wet bar, hot tub and on-demand generator, along with an attached two-plus bay garage. 
Home Details  Listed at $1,195,000

Stratton Mountain Resort, Stratton Mountain, VT 
6 bedrooms, 7.5 baths, 9,539 square feet, 417.27 acres, Built 2005

Just minutes from Stratton Mountain Resort, where a mountain for all ability levels and a quaint village at the base welcomes guests, this house has an open floor plan, massive stone great room fireplace, chef's kitchen and six bedrooms en suite, each with magnificent mountain views. Off the kitchen and great room is a screened-in porch and large deck with an outdoor stone fireplace to soak in the panoramic southerly green mountain views. There are smaller gathering spaces, too, such as a corner office, gym/spa, meditation room and state-of-the-art 22-seat home theater. The adjacent barn houses a two-bedroom, fully appointed guest suite and a heated half-basketball court. 
Home Details  Listed at $10,150,000

Sun Valley Ski Resort, Sun Valley, ID 
6 bedrooms, 5.5 baths, 6,225 square feet, 0.88 acres, Built 2019

With a name befitting its weather, Sun Valley boasts blue skies and endless sunshine. It’s a ski area frequented by celebrities. with breathtaking views of Baldy, Griffin Butte, the snowcapped Boulders in the distance and looking down on the Sun Valley village, this is a property that simply can't be compared. This home welcomes views and natural light. 
Home Details Listed at $10,850,000

Big Sky Ski Resort, Big Sky, MT
8 bedrooms, 8.5 baths, 16,000 square feet, 159 acres, Built 2008

With inspiring vistas and 160 acres of timbered ridges and meadows, a measure of solitude and privacy are unmistakable. The home was designed to be the ideal location for large family gatherings. Strategically positioned along the highest ridgeline of the property, this home takes full advantage of the almost-360-degree views of the surrounding Gallatin Mountain Range and Spanish Peaks. Custom details include a pizza room, full service kitchen, bar with saltwater fish tank, gaming area, wine cellar, elevator, lookout tower for coffee or cocktails and outdoor hot tub. All bedroom suites have private outdoor porch/patio, and the master bedroom suite is equipped with an outdoor shower. 
Home Details Listed at $25,000,000

Taos Ski Area, Taos Ski Valley, NM
10 bedrooms, 5.5 baths, 5,200 square feet, 1.06 acres

Welcome to Shangri-La, a majestic mountain lodge nestled in the trees of Taos Ski Valley Resort. This exquisite, well-maintained custom home blends high-end construction and beautiful finishes, offering comfort, seclusion and accessibility. The authentic appeal of this large, well-appointed two-story home is undeniable. It has at least three separate living spaces with separate entrances, making the property extremely diverse; your options are numerous. This home has intricate, rugged stonework, including rock wainscoting on the exterior, one-of-a-kind designs integrated into the stone fireplaces both indoors and out, and unique designs in the flagstone patios. 
Home Details Listed at $2,500,000

Roger Sands

As a freelance travel and sports writer with more than three decades of experience from which to draw upon, I specialize in outdoor activity travel. Also, tea is a passion and I am continually searching for the ultimate setting for the time honored tradition of Afternoon Tea. For a sample of my work, please check out these articles: Deer Valley: Luxury On and Off the Slopes; New York's Most ...(Read More)

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