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Frias Properties offers a wide range of Aspen lodging for you and your travel group to choose from; gorgeous ski-in and ski-out Aspen condo rentals, economical studio accommodations, and fully appointed private vacation homes. Frias has more Aspen vacation lodging choices than any other travel company in the Aspen, Colorado area. Guests enjoy complimentary health club privileges, courtesy transportation to and from the Aspen airport, concierge services and 24/7 management services.

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Sep 10 2014

Three of the Best Luxury Home Rentals in Aspen

Published by under Lodging

So you’re looking for that luxury home rental in Aspen, Colorado, but you don’t know where to begin. Let’s face it: Aspen has some of the most unique and beautiful homes in the world, surrounded by flowing rivers, bountiful mountains and breathtaking views. With so many options to choose from, where do you start? Easy: This week our blog team takes a closer look at luxury home rentals in Aspen. Here, we present our Top 3 Luxury Homes list, where we highlight the best lodging that the town has to offer.

WEST END HOME – 330 W. Bleeker Ave.

    Located at 330 W. Bleeker, this luxury private home is perfect for groups or families.

Located at 330 W. Bleeker, this luxury private home is perfect for groups or families.

Located in the historic West End area of Aspen is this six bedroom luxury home spread out over four levels. This private home has a very open main living area with vaulted ceilings and a gas fireplace. The main level has hardwood floors and the kitchen has granite counter tops. The bedrooms include one king in the master; three queen bed rooms; and two sets of bunk beds in the 5th guest bedroom. This luxury home features five full bathrooms and one powder room, and has a numerous high-end finishes, including:

  • Elevator to all four levels
  • Breakfast island with bar seating
  • Formal dining area
  • Sitting area
  • Steam shower and Jacuzzi tub in the master bedroom
  • Flat screen TVs & Wi-Fi
  • One-car garage
  • Outdoor seating area
  • Complimentary on-call, in-town transportation
  • Complimentary passes to the Aspen Club & Spa

PARK AVENUE HOME – 101 Park Ave.

    The grand fireplace in the main living area gives this luxury home a true mountain feel.

The grand fireplace in the main living area gives this luxury home a true mountain feel.

Located in east Aspen near downtown, nature trails and the Roaring Fork River, this awe-inspiring six bedroom private home has a true mountain home feel – complete with views of Aspen Mountain. Rich pine wood floors, antique furniture and other high-end finishes make this home truly unique. With an open living area with vaulted ceilings, five bathrooms and a powder room, it’s quite simply a Rocky Mountain paradise. There’s a top floor deck and a private hot tub! It’s also located on the local bus line, which provides free transportation to all four local resorts – Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands, Buttermilk and Snowmass. Other amenities include:

  • Media room with Surround Sound
  • Deck and grill on main level
  • Full wet bar
  • Private office
  • Several gas fireplaces
  • Tubs and steam showers in the master bedroom and 1st guest bedroom
  • 6th bedroom with efficiency kitchen
  • Grocery elevator
  • Garage
  • Flat screen TVs & Wi-Fi
  • Complimentary on-call, in-town transportation
  • Complimentary passes to the Aspen Club & Spa

SILVERLODE RESIDENCE – 201 Silverlode Dr.

    You can see Aspen Mountain from the hot tub at the Silverlode Residence.

You can see Aspen Mountain from the hot tub at the Silverlode Residence.

This five bedroom luxury home sits at the base of Smuggler Mountain and overlooks the town of Aspen. Spread out over three levels, this luxury home has big views and an open main floor with a deck and hot tub right outside. Enjoy the view from the hot tub and then warm up next to the gas fireplace in the main living area. The kitchen is an entertainer’s dream: It has a Wolf stove, two ovens and three sinks (all high-end stainless steel appliances). The kitchen is open and inviting, with plenty of room. Perfect for entertaining! It has five bathrooms and a powder room that is located on the main level. Other amenities include:

  • Entire home wired for sound
  • Media room with 36-inch flat screen TV with DVD player
  • Den with flat screen TV, ¾ bath with shower.
  • Master bathroom has a steam shower and Jacuzzi tub
  • Bathrooms have steam showers
  • Master bedroom walk-in closet
  • Flat screen TV
  • Complimentary on-call, in-town transportation
  • Complimentary passes to the Aspen Club & Spa

 

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Sep 04 2014

Improvements Under Way on the Four Mountains For Winter

Published by under Outdoor Activities

More than 65 years after dedicating the first chairlift on Aspen Mountain, the Aspen/Snowmass experience continues to get better and better. With four mountains and thousands of acres of terrain, no other ski resort in the world offers so much. And it just keeps getting better and better as changes, updates and improvements are happening right now to prepare for the 2014-15 ski season. This week, our blog team takes a closer look at improvements under way on the four mountains – Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands, Buttermilk and Snowmass. Continue Reading »

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Aug 27 2014

Aspen Lodging: An Overview of Affordable to Outrageous

Published by under Lodging

Aspen offers a wide variety of lodging options, some that are affordable to many and others that are exclusive to those with a little more money in their bank account … or a lot more. Aspen’s known as a first-class destination for summer and winter adventure, and a renowned reputation for being ultra-luxury. While that is true, there is an affordable side to lodging in Aspen. This week our blog team takes a closer look at Aspen accommodations – from the affordable to the outrageous.

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Aug 19 2014

Potential Pitfalls of VRBO vs. Full Service Property Management Companies

Published by under Lodging

OK, so you’ve made the big decision to go to Aspen, Colorado, for your next vacation. The next logical question has to be, “Where am I going to stay?” There’s a lot of options out there, even in Aspen. You have two choices: rent from a reputable property management company, or rent from an individual owner – also known as vacation rental by owner (VRBO). Amidst a sea of websites and tons of information floating around out there. Luckily, our blog team is here to make some sense of it all from a vacationer’s standpoint. In this week’s blog, we analyze the matchup: Property Management Companies vs. VRBO. Continue Reading »

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Aug 14 2014

Is This the Right Time to Get Into an Investment/Rental Property

Published by under Real Estate

Purchasing an Aspen home is a lifestyle decision as well as a financial one. If you’ve ever considered buying a new home, second home or rental property in Aspen, then right now might be the perfect time to invest, as the Aspen market has turned the corner it seems … and the market is improving. Continue Reading »

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