From a grand chalet in the Italian Dolomites to a gorgeous mountain estate in Telluride, these luxurious properties come alive in wintertime, with glamour and glow enough for an unforgettable getaway. Ski in or ski out, The Most Expensive Homes presents five scenic homes designed to make the most of the season in ultimate convenience and creature comfort. TAKE A LOOK!
Nestled into a forested, riverfront setting in Ketchum, Idaho, this elegant log home affords luxury living on the doorstep of world-class recreation, steps from the ski lifts of Bald Mountain Ski Area and a short drive from Sun Valley Resort. The light-filled living spaces encompass 2,000 square feet, with four bedrooms, four full and one half-bathrooms.
Comprising five bedrooms and four and one-half bathrooms, the private quarters provide comfort and ample space for residents and their guests. Situated on a lushly wooded landscape of spruce and Aspen trees in Telluride, Colorado, this majestic mountain residence is perfectly integrated into its rugged Rocky Mountain environment.
The striking 7,850-square-foot residence is appointed with rich wood finishes, beamed ceilings, log-burning fireplaces, and walls of glass that capture the showstopping views. This contemporary mountain home commands 11 private acres near the northernmost point Gros Ventre Butte, a spectacular natural landscape with panoramic views of the Teton mountain range, the Snake River, and millions of acres of protected wilderness.
In the historic heart of the village is the contemporary and ultra-exclusive Chesa Futura, a futuristic, bubble-shaped building designed by Pritzker Prize-winning British architect Sir Norman Foster. Among its luxurious units is this chic 5,920-square-foot home with five bedrooms, chic living, and entertaining spaces, and a grand terrasse overlooking the village, lake, and mountains.
Built from pine and reclaimed wood, the 5,300-square-foot, four-story retreat comes with six en-suite bedrooms and a three-bedroom guest apartment. This idyllic alpine chalet is arrayed with eco-friendly features (solar panels, energy-saving heating, and rainwater collection) and luxurious amenities, including a Turkish bath, sauna, multi-sensory showers, and an ice fountain.