A minimalist mountaintop home is Aspen's most expensive sale this year at nearly $32 million — take a look inside

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  • A 7-bedroom home that sold for $US31.85 million last month is Aspen’s most expensive home sale this year, according to listing agency Coldwell Banker.
  • Aspen, Colorado, an affluent ski town, has become a hotspot for wealthy Americans looking to relocate during the pandemic.
  • Take a look inside 34 Placer Lane, which boasts floor-to-ceiling windows, an infinity pool, and stunning views of the Rockies.
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A seven-bedroom home in Aspen, Colorado, set the record last month as the affluent ski town’s most expensive home sale of the year, according to Coldwell Banker. The home sold for $US31.85 million.

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Carrie Wells of Coldwell Banker Mason Morse Real Estate represented both the buyer and seller for 34 Placer Lane.

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Located on top of Red Mountain just minutes from downtown Aspen, the 10,000-square-foot residence offers sweeping views of the Rockies, from Independence Pass to Mount Sopris.

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Red Mountain is also known as Aspen’s “Billionaire Mountain.” The median home price is $US18.7 million, according to Realtor.com. Residents have included candy mogul William Wrigley Jr., Walmart heiress Ann Walton Kroenke, and Jeff Bezos’ parents.

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The layout certainly takes advantage of the home’s prime location. Floor-to-ceiling windows bring the outside in …

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… and a slatted wood exterior casts shifting light patterns throughout the home.

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High ceilings create a feeling of openness throughout the space, from the living area …

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… to the seven en-suite bedrooms.

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The home sits on just under an acre of land, and sliding glass doors open up to almost 5,000 square feet of outdoor living space.

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Outdoor fireplaces invite après-ski cocktails.

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And a heated infinity pool offers R&R after a day on the slopes.

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Aspen has seen record sales this month as affluent Americans flee cities in search of nature and wide open spaces.

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Aspen real estate agent Steven Shane told Business Insider earlier this month that the resort town is slated to close over $US1 billion in sales for 35-day period ending on September 30. That’s almost 10 times the sale volume for the same period in 2019.

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