The benefits associated with owning your own ski property are too numerous to mention. However, one thing is certain. Such an investment will guarantee years of magical moments. The following is a skier's dream list of upscale accommodations throughout Vermont, home to some of the best terrain in the world. With high altitude properties like these, a ski vacation is suddenly transformed into a exceptional experience.
For a variety of reasons, it seems that each season our ski group eventually winds up at Mount Snow Resort in southern Vermont. The location is ideal and the snow is superb. Couple this with a virtual smorgasbord of winter activities for everyone and what you have is snow vacation second to none. The clean, crisp Vermont air offers a sensual overload, and more often than not an azure sky perks everyone's mood. For the affluent skier, a featured property at Mount Snow provides perfection at the peaks. This spectacular three story Post and Beam home, listed at $1,999,000, includes 6,654 square feet with four bedrooms, five baths and two fireplaces. Built in 2005, it sits perched on a hill with direct views of Mount Snow, Haystack, and the ridgeline, with sunsets every day. It's the perfect combination of a woodsy Vermont feel, while still providing the excellent quality and stylings that you would expect of a home at the Peaks at Mount Snow. The home features natural post and beam woodwork throughout, vaulted ceilings with expansive windows and natural light, a soaring stone fireplace in the expansive living room, chef's kitchen, theater, master suite on the main level, guest suites with tiled showers, viewing loft with bar looking out at the mountain for watching skiers or nighttime fireworks displays, a large hot tub room, downstairs bar, family room, and two car garage. The private lot complements the home, as well as all the great amenities of Greensprings, including door-to-door shuttle service, gym, indoor pool, game room, and lots more.
Stratton Mountain is one of Vermont's upscale ski resorts with a village that resembles a quaint European town. Residences at the Mountain Reach Village Community at Stratton are located slopeside in the heart of the resort. As such, these town homes are the focal point of the mountain. An “A Style” furnished town home, listed at $2,175,000, is an end unit and is the largest of the Village residences. Located directly on the ski slope, just below the villager ski lift and above the Village shops and restaurants, this is about as ski-in ski-out as you can get at Stratton. This home features a spacious cathedral ceiling living area with stone fireplace and lots of windows facing the mountain, a large separate den also with fireplace, four roomy bedrooms, four baths and three wood burning fireplaces. On the top floor is the master suite with cathedral ceiling, stone fireplace, incredible views and bath. Highlighted by a family room with fireplace and bath, a large deck with private hot tub, and ski room with sauna, this magnificent property also includes new stone countertops, all appliances and a heated two-car garage to store your vehicles during your stay as you can walk and ski to all the nearby amenities.
Okemo Ski Resort is noted as one of the friendliest Vermont resorts. The abundance of activities here stretch far beyond skiing, and include snowtubing and a mountain coaster. Listed at $1,050,000, a sunny three bedroom end unit awaits with valley views, a balcony and two fireplaces. The Bixby House at Jackson Gore features an open living plan, a bright living room, a custom mud room, gas fireplace and sliders to enjoy the balcony and views, granite counters and a farm sink in the kitchen, washer and dryer, and virtually everything you need to call this home. The master bedroom suite has a jetted tub and gas fireplace. This is slopeside accommodations at its finest. The Jackson Gore homeowner membership encompasses year-round use of all Okemo owned facilities, including the Spring House, Ice House, and exclusive access to private owner's lounges, library, and a business center. Homeowners also receive preferred lodging rates for family and friends at Jackson Gore and at Okemo's Golf Courses.
Stowe is the quintessential Vermont ski resort. Its storied history and continued commitment to the environment make this a very special place to visit. For $2,300,000, skiers can own a little piece of Stowe paradise. Each Mountain Cabin incorporates a level of quality and craftsmanship which has long been cherished by native Vermonters. Spacious decks and patios, ornamental ironwork and trusses, exterior stonework using local granite and quartz, large handcrafted timbers, and a local Vermont brick chimney combine to make this the idea retreat. A luxurious bathroom features natural stone slab countertops, spa tubs with expansive mountain views, spacious walk-in shower with Euroglass enclosures, and handsome custom fixtures and faucets. Built to take advantage of their slopeside location, this is true ski-in, ski-out living right outside your door. Owners are eligible for membership in Stowe Mountain Club gaining access to the Alpine Club and wilderness golf course. All the delights of the Spruce Peak at Stowe community, including a community pool, shopping and the Performing Arts Center, are within easy walking distance. Celebrities such as Brad Pitt have skied at Stowe.