195 Skimming Lane
Brand new construction six bedroom home on the east side of Aspen with wide-open views, privacy and a totally flat yard! The home sits on a 1.4 acre prime view lot with great sun, a close-in view of Ajax and direct views of Mt. Sopris down valley. The property is bordered by public land. The view is framed by a level grassy yard approximately 200 ft long and 80 ft deep, where else can you find this in the City limits?! A water feature is positioned in the front yard to reflect the beautiful down valley sunsets, and there is a Diamond Spas hot tub as well as a fire pit. The house is located less than a mile from the Ajax ski lift, or 4 minutes' walk to the bus stop on Hwy 82.
Connect to the Smuggler hiking trail and Hopkins Avenue through a path on the National Forest land, downtown Aspen is only a 10-15-minute walk away. The property enjoys end of the road privacy and security. The three generous-size heated garages off the auto court, which can easily accommodate a dozen cars. The garage includes plenty of room for convenient storage of bikes and skis, and there is a dedicated dog-wash room. A couple without children or guests could live entirely on the upper level, which contains the master bedroom wing with separate his and hers baths and closets. Adjoining the master bedroom is a delightful private office with a down valley view and fireplace. Other upper level public areas include the entry foyer, living room, dining room, kitchen, family room, exercise room, steam sauna, upstairs laundry, and mudroom.
Accessed by a graceful circular staircase, the lower level contains four guest bedrooms with private baths as well as a media room bar (the media room has a 3/4 bath so it could easily serve as a seventh bedroom). This level also has three wine cabinets, a downstairs laundry and a 180 ft long crawl space that gives vast storage capacity. Waterworks appliances and other expensive fixtures are used throughout the home, as well as high-end home automation systems for sound, lighting, heat and air, WIFI, internet and security. All living areas are served by radiant heating as well as forced air heating and cooling. The home was designed by Poss Architecture.