WELCOME TO WEST ASPEN
Access, families, golf, views, schools, and outdoor life typify West Aspen, a charming and upscale, yet family-friendly town. Be home from the airport in mere minutes in this area, without giving up a pristine environment.
Between Sardy Field and the Aspen Core, but still considered close to town, are several areas from which to choose. For families, the Cemetery Lane area offers bike paths, bus stops and walkways to town. Cemetery Lane offers mostly older townhouse and duplex units, single-family homes and some newly constructed houses and country estates. Many of these homes are located along the Roaring Fork River; others border the Aspen Public Golf Course, which boasts wide views of its lush landscapes. Just a short walk away are stunning views of Pyramid Peak. Near Red Butte Drive are beautiful riverfront properties and unending acreage.
The Five Trees area is one of Aspen’s most recent developments, ascending a hillside behind the Aspen High School. Many of these single-family homes offer ski-in/out access at Aspen Highlands and memorable sunset views.
Aspen Highlands is home to the locals’ favorite ski mountain, as well as some of the most spectacular ski-in/out homes. The Maroon Creek Club sports a challenging golf course and an enclave of single-family homes, villas and townhomes. West Aspen’s most dramatic top-of-the-world views are located along McLain Flats Road and in Starwood. These areas offer dramatic panoramic vistas from Independence Pass to Mt. Sopris, and wide-open spaces along with exquisite homes that some would call lodge-mansions. Just above McClain Flats on a bench sits Starwood, Aspen’s only gated community, which is characterized as having top of the world views and seclusion.
West Aspen is a hub of activity. All four ski areas are within a short distance, and the area provides easy access to Aspen’s Core, which beckons with shopping, dining and nightlife options. In summertime, water activities such as rafting and fly fishing in Colorado’s gold medal rivers provide true adventures.