By Joe Szabo, Scottsdale Real Estate Team
There are those who flee to warmer weather in the winter months, and then there are those who bundle up and head right to the slopes. If you fall into the latter category and a dream home is on your wish list, these 10 postcard-perfect winter wonderlands will be just the thing to get you in the holiday spirit.
With gorgeous snowy views and easy access to skiing, snowshoeing, and sledding, these homes offer the ultimate apres ski retreats, with cozy features like fireplaces, outdoor hot tubs, and even a hot chocolate bar.
For sale: $10.475 million
Dreaming of your own private ski lodge? Look no further than this Breckenridge, CO luxury property. The 7-bedroom, 8-bathroom, European-style ski-in/ski-out lodge is conveniently located right near the Snowflake lift.
Olympic Valley, CA
For sale: $2.45 million
Home to the 1960 winter games, the aptly named Olympic Valley near Lake Tahoe is a ski-lover’s dream. Nestled in the mountains, you can soak in the outdoor hot tub of this 4,100-square-foot home before drying off by the cozy fireplace.
For sale: $16.5 million
For a luxury winter retreat with a rustic vibe, check out this 5-bedroom, 5-bathroom home in the popular winter resort town of Vail. Walk to Gondola One and the shops and restaurants of Vail Village, then retreat back to your own private lodge.
For sale: $349,900
If you’re looking for a move-in ready winter home with no hassle, this 2-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom cottage in the heart of Tamarack Resort is about as hassle-free as it gets. Offered fully furnished — including hot tub — the home is perfectly situated for easy access to ski lifts, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, mountain biking, and hiking.
Park City, UT
For sale: $8.9 million
Why get a room in a ski resort when you can buy your own? This 6-bedroom, 8-bathroom, 9,918-square foot Park City home has all the high-end amenities one could ever want after a day on the slopes: quartz fireplace, Wi-Fi controlled hot tub, outdoor fire pit, temperature-controlled wine cellar, and an oversized ski room with boot glove warmers and a coffee/hot chocolate bar.
Steamboat Springs, CO
For sale: $4.9 million
This 8,690-square-foot furnished home is kind of like a log cabin on steroids. Rustic wood and stone aesthetics meet modern amenities like a chef’s kitchen, and fireplace and jetted tub in the master suite. Downstairs find a Western-style “saloon” that was made for entertaining.
For sale: $2.495 million
Imagine a charming two-story brick, stone, and wood cabin located right on the Northstar ski slope. This Truckee, CA ski-in/ski-out home is like your personal winter wonderland, with dual outdoor living areas and hot tub. Should you choose to leave, all the activities, restaurants, and shopping of Northstar are a stone’s throw away.
Mountain Village, CO
For sale: $7 million
The words “luxury” and “log cabin” don’t seem like they would go together, but this 5-bedroom, 7,516-square-foot home proves that the two don’t have to be mutually exclusive. Located on the slopes of Mountain Village, CO, it’s perfectly situated to enjoy beautiful views while warming up by the wood-burning fireplace.
The North Pole
The North Pole
Nowhere says winter wonderland like the North Pole. For the ultimate holiday daydream, imagine decking the halls at Santa’s house. The toy-lover’s paradise is nestled on 25 idyllic acres. Chock full of holiday magic, the home features a floor-to-ceiling river rock fireplace and a baker’s oven with 12 cookie settings. The property also boasts a state-of-the-art toy making facility, sleigh-ready garage, and reindeer stalls.
Please note that this Scottsdale Real Estate Blog is for informational purposes and not intended to take the place of a licensed Scottsdale Real Estate Agent. The Szabo Group offers first class real estate services to clients in the Scottsdale Greater Phoenix Metropolitan Area in the buying and selling of Luxury homes in Arizona. Award winning Realtors and Re/MAX top producers and best real estate agent for Luxury Homes in Scottsdale, The Szabo group delivers experience, knowledge, dedication and proven results. Contact Joe Szabo at 480.688.2020, info@ScottsdaleRealEstateTeam.com or visit www.scottsdalerealestateteam.com to find out more about Scottsdale Homes for Sale and Estates for Sale in Scottsdale and to search the Scottsdale MLS for Scottsdale Home Listings.
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