March 21, 2023

A vacation resort-design residence nestled in the mountains of Aspen, Colorado’s exceptional Starwood neighborhood, a magnet for famous people and business moguls, is for sale for the 1st time in nearly a quarter of a century, inquiring $35 million. It is also the major listing in town.

The practically 2.9-acre house “offers one particular of the most dramatic views of the four ski mountains—Aspen, Highlands, Buttermilk and Snowmass—in all of Aspen,” stated Steven Shane of Compass, who mentioned the estate final 7 days.

The property offers views of Aspen’s four mountains.

Shawn O’Connor

The seller, in accordance to home information, is a constrained partnership tied to Eddie Lampert—the billionaire hedge funder who guess massive on reviving Sears—which purchased the home in 1998 for $5.5 million. An electronic mail sent to Sears’s father or mother organization, of which Mr. Lampert is the chairman, was not quickly returned. 

The residence was built by Frank Visconti, an alumnus of the architectural companies of Charles Gwathmey, Peter Marino and David Easton. Its interiors are by Naomi Leff, who did get the job done for quite a few famous people, which include Tom Cruise and Steven Spielberg, and chic retail stores this sort of as Ralph Lauren, Ferragamo and Gucci.

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Constructed in 1987, it was reworked in 2012.

“It’s the largest home now on the marketplace in Aspen,” Mr. Shane claimed. “It’s 15,235 square feet, and there are no some others that are around 15,000 feet that are stated now. And, in accordance to the Aspen Board of Realtors’ MLS, only five that have been over 15,000 sq. toes closed in the earlier 12 months in the metropolis.”

He pointed out that this kind of significant “legacy properties” are in substantial demand from customers because “more and more individuals are on the lookout for multi-generational households exactly where they can gather and stay comfortably—and they don’t exist in Aspen.”

Just one of the house’s most notable features is the excellent area, which “offers extraordinary views—this is what people today wish most you want to know you are in the Rocky Mountains,” Mr. Shane claimed. “It’s outsized and generous, total with a library ladder for the wooden bookshelves.”

In addition to the fantastic home, which is defined by soaring ceilings and walls of windows, the two-story residence has 7 bedrooms, eight bogs, a mammoth wooden-burning stone hearth, a chef’s kitchen area, a theater, a home office environment, a gymnasium, an elevator, an expansive amusement spot and a 3-auto garage.

The principal staircase seems to be floating by the air.

Shawn O’Connor

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Starwood, which was founded in 1962, is “one of Aspen’s most unique gated communities,” Mr. Shane mentioned. “It has a lot of amenities—there’s a typical area for horseback using as nicely as tennis courts, hiking and mountain biking trails and cross-country skiing,” he explained.

It’s not unconventional, Mr. Shane additional, to experience herds of elk and deer as you approach the home.

“You know you are in the mountains, but it’s a brief, uncomplicated travel to the vitality of downtown Aspen,” he explained.

Mr. Shane stated the operator, who he declined to detect, is selling because “this is a single of a lot of residences, and he’s spread slender involving the various places he enjoys.”