Welcome to Old Snowmass

Old Snowmass is a hamlet nestled northwest of Aspen that is known for its large ranches and natural beauty. Quiet sunsets, horses meandering in the fields, and roads that reach out to the mountains along a rushing Snowmass Creek.

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LOCATED IN OLD SNOWMASS, CO

Commute Times
Aspen 15m by car
Boundaries
East to West Snowmass Creek Road to East Sopris Creek Road
North to South Snowmass Ski Area to Highway 82
Nearby Neighborhoods Aspen, Snowmass Village, Basalt

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Old-snowmass:
A storied mountain community brimming with both working ranches and bucolic estates.

Old Snowmass has a long tradition of cattle ranches and farming. Spend days without seeing another soul, or ride your horse to your closest neighbor.

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The neighbors:
Those who seek an Aspen-adjacent retreat in the Rocky Mountains.

Old Snowmass is revered by those who desire the best of the Aspen lifestyle without the crowds. It is also the site of the Snowmass Monastery, home to a brotherhood of Benedictine monks and site of numerous spiritual, team-building and creative retreats.

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What to expect:
Expansive alpine vistas and open land that can be used for grazing, hay production, cattle, or simply entertaining family and friends.

Old Snowmass is located close to Aspen, but retains its historic ranching charm. Access to mountain trails has made it a destination for horsemen, hikers, and four-wheel enthusiasts.

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The lifestyle:
Solitude, big views, and plentiful open space in your own backyard.

In Old Snowmass you'll find rushing creeks, soaring mountains, horseback riding, and hiking—a perfect space for the retreating writer, recreational rancher, or nature seeker.

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Unexpected appeal:
A sporting lifestyle in every season.

In summer Old Snowmass is alive with hikers, cyclists, horseback riders, and those looking to access backcountry trails such as Capitol Creek and Snowmass Lake. In winter, cross country skiers and trail runners enjoy the tranquil solitude of endless Old Snowmass roads and trails.

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The market:
Generous acreage with low vacancy and high demand.

Amidst the glamour of Aspen, Old Snowmass remains the bucolic and traditional standard of Western ranch living. Whether family-owned or leased to local ranchers, these large tracts of land and homes with high alpine views are among the most serene and beautiful in the Roaring Fork Valley.

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You'll fall in love with:
Views of the Elk mountain range, bubbling creeks, and glimpses of white-tailed deer outside your windows.

Old Snowmass incorporates the environment into daily life just as the landscape beckons residents to explore. The region brims with trailheads, encouraging the intrepid to continue traversing on foot or by horseback.

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