A ski community encompassing luxury living
Welcome to West Aspen
West Aspen, commonly referred to as the west end, encompasses a ski community within the city's western portion. Country estates in the mountains and luxurious single-family homes fill the area. Living here, you have fast access to world-class skiing, mountains, and hiking spots while maintaining proximity to downtown Aspen and all the shops and restaurants it provides. It's a beautiful place to call home.
What to Love
- Access to quaint shops and delicious eateries
- Proximity to both Aspen and Snowmass
- Abundant skiing (Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands, Buttermilk, and Snowmass Ski Resort) and hiking trailsLocal Lifestyle
- Skiing and hiking are two of the common pastimes people of the area enjoy. People living on the west end share a sense of camaraderie, especially in the golf community of Maroon Creek. You also have access to the town's recreation center, which is ideal for indoor recreation.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Dining establishments galore can be found in West Aspen. Start with a visit to Mawa's Kitchen
, located within the Aspen Airport Business Center. This restaurant is favored for its delicious pastries, pancakes, waffles, and French toast, though it also provides healthier alternatives such as its granola parfait bowl and smashed avocado bagel. You can also come for lunch and get salads, wraps, soups, sandwiches, and Mediterranean dips served with warm pita bread.
Embrace the elegance at Velvet Buck
. This European-inspired restaurant is located in the St. Regis Hotel. They offer an elaborate breakfast buffet, and you can choose the right juice concoction for you, such as strawberry mango, green, fresh pressed orange, or an antioxidant or detoxifying blend. You can also enjoy a dinner with charcuterie, bread service, octopus, meatballs, monkfish, or lobster croquettes.
Things to Do
The Aspen Recreation Center
provides an excellent space for swimming. There is a full aquatic center with a water slide, aqua climbing wall, lazy river, hot tub, and lap pool. That's not all, either. This center also offers a climbing tower, batting cage, and an ice arena. When you want to enjoy indoor fun, this is a great place to do just that.
The Maroon Creek Club
requires a membership. If you get one, you gain access to some of the best fine dining in the area and a golf course set to a beautiful backdrop of mountain views and lots of green space. The gorgeous sight is exclusive and waiting for you to join.
Of course, you can't leave skiing opportunities off the list. Aspen Highlands Ski Resort
is located here for some of the best slopes around. They tend to open in mid-December and provide access to the rugged terrain through early April.
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