Price of Luxury

Relative Values: Homes in the World’s Premier Ski Areas

From the glamour of St. Moritz to the Western charm of Telluride, Luxury Defined explores the varying costs of five-bedroom mountain retreats in the world’s premier ski destinations

Whether it’s a traditional Alpine chalet in the legendary winter playgrounds of the Alps or a contemporary ski-in/ski-out retreat in the premier resorts of the Rocky Mountains, a luxury home in one of the world’s top ski areas offers a dream lifestyle of world-class winter recreation and five-star après ski relaxation. But how much does it cost for the privilege to ski the slopes from the comfort of your own five-bedroom chalet? Luxury Defined explores the luxury property offerings in the world’s top ski destinations—all from the exclusive global affiliates of Christie’s International Real Estate.

Sun Valley, Idaho<b>US$16,900,000<br/>5 Bedrooms, 17,500 sq. ft.</b><br/>Serenity Lodge in Sun Valley, Idaho, provides a quiet retreat in the hills just north of Ketchum, Idaho. This elevated property boasts 360-degree mountain views and has been constructed with an unrivaled level of luxury. The residence features intimate spaces with beamed ceilings, custom millwork and cabinetry, reclaimed oak floors, a Schindler elevator, and Loewen windows and doors.

Telluride, Colorado
<b>US$7,250,000<br/>5 Bedrooms, 8,861 sq. ft.</b><br/>Anchored on a lushly wooded hillside overlooking the Mountain Village “core," with on-grade ski access from the lower level, this exquisite residence is convenient to village center amenities and the gondola. A bold façade of stone and timber with a European flair blends perfectly with its setting. The impeccable interiors are adorned with cherrywood finishes, flagstone floors, and granite and travertine bathrooms. The stellar amenities include two master suites, a theater room, family room with wet bar and fireplace, chef’s kitchen, and ski room opening to the trail.

Ontario, Canada<b>C$1,590,000<br/>5 Bedrooms, 2,640 sq. ft.</b><br/>Fiddlehead Mountain is truly an exceptional 120-acre private mountainside estate located just minutes away from Huntsville. This 5 bedroom, 3 bath chalet has an open concept gourmet kitchen/dining area, wood burning fireplace in a light filled living room, along with a large pond for skating, 50 ft. swimming pool, and hot tub.

Truckee, California<b>US$7,975,000<br/>5 Bedrooms, 7,459 sq. ft.</b><br/>Unsurpassed quality of construction is evident in this Bruce Olson Martis Camp masterpiece. This luxurious home features architecture reminiscent of grand Western mountain lodges, but with the cozy feel of home. The residence is also chock-full of superb features: a media room, office, loft, recreation room, and more than 3,000 square feet of heated outdoor living spaces overlooking the resort’s championship golf course.

Whitefish, Montana<b>US$2,750,000<br/>5 Bedrooms, 6,561 sq. ft.</b><br/>This beautiful home is situated in the exclusive, gated Grouse Mountain Estates, with outstanding views of the golf course, Whitefish Lake, and Glacier National Park. The home displays high-end finishes throughout and offers impressive amenities including a game room, wine cellar, cigar bar, 1,000-square-foot deck, and landscaped garden.

Jackon Hole, Wyoming<b>US$4,250,000<br/>5 Bedrooms, 6,246 sq. ft.</b><br/>The perfect Jackson Hole residence or family retreat, this grand mountain home has a tranquil setting nestled amid trees on five acres of grounds frequented by wildlife. Offering every amenity for luxury living and entertaining in the Tetons, the exceptional appointments include a great room with exposed beams and vaulted ceilings, multiple comfortable lounge areas, a large master suite, and more than 2,000 square feet of decks, balconies, and stone patios.

St Moritz, Switzerland <b>Price upon request<br/>5 Bedrooms, 5,920 sq. ft.</b><br/>Chesa Futura is one of the most spectacular contemporary residential buildings in the world. Built by Sir Norman Foster, this state-of-the-art masterpiece offers only a handful of spacious, luxury apartments. Enjoy stunning views over the heart of St. Moritz and the surrounding Alps in this apartment with an additional great terrace overlooking the town and lake. At 1,800 meters above sea level, there's incomparable skiing, hiking, and golf, and all the world-class amenities of this legendary Alpine resort.

Mont-Tremblant, Canada<b>C$4,900,000<br/>5 Bedrooms, 7,000 sq. ft.</b><br/>This recently constructed contemporary estate enjoys a majestic setting on prestigious Lac Tremblant. Through unique architectural design, this home showcases incredible views of the lake and Mont-Tremblant resort from all rooms while maintaining a sense of privacy. This is truly one of the most exceptional properties offered for sale in the area.

Park City, Utah<b>$2,150,512<br/>5 Bedrooms, 5,276 sq. ft.</b><br/>Fantastic gold views surround this expanded Remington Golf Club Cabin. Just a short walk to many of the amenities that Promontory has to offer including the pool, spa, gym, tennis, Pete Dye Club House and the Shed, which includes indoor basketball, bowling and a 50 seat movie theater.

Incline Village, Nevada<b>US$8,300,000<br/>5 Bedrooms, 5,000 sq. ft.</b><br/>This wonderful lakefront home in Incline Village on the north shore of Lake Tahoe, was beautifully remodeled in 2002 using exotic woods, dramatic lighting, and refined finishes. The current owners designed the spaces to incorporate stunning panoramic views of Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada from every room. A main level master, game room, wine cellar, and elevator are among the sensational amenities.

Combloux, France<b>€10,000,000<br/>5 Bedrooms, 4,725.4 sq. ft.</b><br/>Located on the heights of Combloux, facing Mont Blanc, this magnificent chalet is located just a few minutes’ drive from Megève and its world-class ski slopes. The renovated home features several lounges, a dining room, fully equipped kitchen, and luxurious resort-like amenities including a spa and swimming pool.

Stowe, Vermont<b>US$925,000<br/>5 Bedrooms, 4,513 sq. ft.</b><br/>With all the charm of a Vermont farmhouse, this exceptional property boasts breathtaking views of Mount Mansfield and one of the finest locations in Stowe. The private 4.2-acre landscaped grounds are enhanced with a pond and waterfall. Inside, a country kitchen opens to a family room with just one of the five Count Rumford fireplaces, and a multi-sided sunroom is spectacular for summer entertaining. The home also comes complete with most of the furnishings, equipment, and new appliances.