Snowmass, sometimes referred to as Old Snowmass, can be found in Pitkin County, Colorado in the valley of the Roaring Fork River along State Highway 82 between the resort cities of Basalt and Aspen. Old Snowmass shares its name with the nearby ski resort, when not long ago, the primary industry in the area was agriculture. Located just minutes from the Snowmass Ski Area and the Town of Snowmass Village, Old Snowmass is a small, rural community that includes homes in smaller subdivisions on one of two acre lots to large ranch parcels of several hundred acres.
Described by residents as a gorgeous community surrounded by softly rolling hills and panoramic views of the Elk Mountain Range, Snowmass is a peaceful community that lets you be at one with nature. It is home to the Snowmass St. Benedict’s Monastery, the Rocky Mt. Institute, and John Denver’s Windstar Foundation.
Outdoor recreation is a big part of life here in Snowmass. During the winter months, snow sports such as skiing and snowboarding take precedence here, while the warmer months are popular for hiking, mountain biking, and summer polo league. Thanks to its location in the valley of the Roaring Fork River and its proximity from the Frying Pan and Crystal rivers, the area is also popular for fly fishing.
Snowmass Real Estate Market: Price Range of Snowmass Area Homes for Sale
Snowmass' real estate market offers much in the way of ranch and river properties, investment properties, and vacation homes. Interested homebuyers and investors will find that Snowmass' single-family homes start at $550,000 and range up to $15,000,000.
Snowmass Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of August 15th, 2016: homes priced around $2,330,000 compared to $2,330,000 the previous week, to remain steady with no change in listing price. For Friday, September 23rd, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 3.52%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 2.67%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.27%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 4.04%. You can calculate your mortgage rate with our mortgage calculators. Get local info and homes for sale in Snowmass CO. View active real estate listings for different types of properties including new homes, houses for sale, foreclosures, short sales, and price reduced listings. Find information and property resources including prices of recently sold homes, neighborhood information, crime stats, home values, and schools in Snowmass to help you find the best home!