Whether it’s a classic Alpine chalet located in the Alps or a modern, spa-like escape nestled in the Rocky Mountains, a luxury home located in one of the world’s premier winter areas offers a dream lifestyle of world-class recreation and relaxation. Whether you prefer to experience winter from inside your home by gazing at white-capped mountains, or prefer to go outside and skiing the white-powdered slopes, the ultimate winter utopian experience awaits you and invites you to permanently live in one of these après-ski winter wonderlands.
741 Mountain Village Boulevard Mountain Village, Colorado
Anchored on an intimate wooded hillside overlooking the Mountain Village Core, with ski-in/ski-out access from the lower level, this five-star residence has immediate access to the village center’s luxe amenities and the gondola.
The home’s exterior is comprised of stone and timber that celebrates a certain European flair that blends perfectly with the utopian rural setting. Bespoke interior finishes include cherry cabinetry, trim and doors, marble and flagstone flooring, granite and travertine baths. The grand entry features a two and a half story, circular custom steel and cherry staircase that leads to two master bedrooms and three additional bedrooms, eight bathrooms, a theater room, a family room with wet bar and fireplace, chef’s kitchen and ski room opening directly to the ski trail. All levels of this exquisite home are elevator served with the master suite possessing its own private wing.
Chesa Futura – St. Moritz, Grisons, Switzerland
Located in the exclusive ski resort of Verbier Switzerland, Chesa Futura is a contemporary Alpine chalet that has been deemed one of the most spectacular buildings in the world. This state-of-the-art residential masterpiece features four luxurious levels with the most stunning views of St. Moritz and the surrounding Alps.
The main floor is a vast open-plan living area framed by a central fireplace, which flows out to a covered terrace with a barbecue area and cedarwood hot tub. The top floor boasts a master suite with glass fireplace, spa bathroom, Italian shower and a secluded private deck. There are also four additional bedrooms that each have their own private bathroom or shower, facing south onto the garden.
After a day of skiing or snow boarding on the slopes, residents can leisurely relax in the recreation area that features a cinema, bar, wine cellar, ski-boot warming area, and a wellness center with a hammam, sauna, massage room, gym, and chlorine-free lap pool.
Villa Hanspaulka, Dejvice, Czech Republic
Villa Hanspaulka is a bespoke, designer villa in the upscale Prague neighborhood of Dejvice that is situated on a private tract of land in the upscale area of Hanspaulka – home to opulent villas with lush verdant gardens that provide an aroma of unmistakable elegance.
The five-story villa was designed to preserve the tract’s original garden, complete with grown platans, beeches and pines, founded in the 1930s and based on the concepts of a romantic English public garden. The opulent garden itself provides privacy and forms the landscape for the interior of the house.
This contemporary home is, indeed, a winter sanctuary and features an open-plan living room anchored by an Italian travertine fireplace, kitchen and dining area situated on a floor with full-glass panoramic windows adjoined by an expansive terrace; an office with a roof veranda, a lounge with a fireplace, a master bedroom with ensuite bathroom and walk-in closet, two guest suites, two additional bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms, a playroom, swimming pool, sauna, fitness area, home cinema, wine cellar, a garage outfitted for seven cars and separate staff quarters.
Also included are walkable skylights, insulated glass wall panels, underfloor heating, flooring made of solid oak wood, ceramic large-format tiles and marble and a smart home security system, to name but a few of the home’s highlights.
Walking in a winter wonderland has morphed into the living in a lap of lavish luxuriousness in any one of the above wonderful winter play lands.