Aspen Real Estate | Blake Appleby

You love Aspen.

You love the lifestyle.

You love the recreation.

You love the culture.

You love the adventure.

You are ready to call Aspen home.

We hear it all the time.


Blake’s Picks

Real estate fundamentals survive the test of time. Location, value, supply and demand rule.  My latest picks fit the bill!

370 Exhibition Lane

In Aspen, the term “ski in ski out” is widely used but often overstated.  This amazing 6-bedroom home is the definition of true ski access.  Perched alongside the Aspen Highlands main chair lift, an owner has the luxury of leaving the ski mudroom and dropping directly to lift access. This award-winning home is architecturally set apart from all others in Highlands with unparalleled views and great afternoon sun.  Add Ritz-Carlton amenities and you have the perfect ski home.

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TBD Red Tail Lane 

With vacant land becoming more and more difficult to find, this single family parcel deserves a good look.  It is in the desirable Aspen School District and offers a friendly building site.  The Brush Creek subdivision is well located for access to both Aspen and Snowmass Village, has great views, and all day sun.  With the water supply tap fees paid, the parcel is ready for your development.  As always, I am happy to suggest a development team to get the process moving.

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211 West Hopkins Avenue

This is currently my favorite opportunity in Aspen proper.  The West Hopkins corridor is the most highly sought after location in Aspen’s West End.  Because the existing home is NOT designated historic, this parcel offers several development opportunities depending on the end user’s goal.  Plenty of FAR, a duplex option, views of Aspen Mountain and walking distance to Aspen’s core make this a great investment regardless of the end game.  Buyers are circling, it will not be on market for long!

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”Our family office has enjoyed a robust and productive relationship with Blake Appleby for over 10 years. He fully comprehends Aspen’s luxury residential market, and is proactive in anticipating our needs – often raising questions before we even knew they needed to be asked. Blake’s dedication to client service is unmatched. He is affable, accessible, responsive, creative, utterly reliable, and wholly trustworthy.”
RON S., Client
“Blake’s background with high end residential clientele is very unique in that he not only has excellent knowledge of what properties cost but also what it takes to make things work in very complicated homes. Blake would be a very valuable asset to anyone looking to get repositioned in the Roaring Fork Valley.”
GREG WOODS | President GF Woods Construction
“I have worked with Blake for many years on many of our most exclusive homes. He is the most detailed person I know. He knows how to get things done for our high end clients. Working with him, I know that Blake will not only do what’s required but he’ll go far beyond in his level of service. It is always a pleasure having the opportunity to work with him.”
JOHN GALAMBOS | Galambos Architects

Noon Whistle

Sounding off about luxury real estate much like the noon Aspen volunteer fire alarm.

The Restaurant Turn-style

In what has become an annual right of passage in downtown Aspen, we have a new restaurant, a new exclusive bar, 2 new coffee shops and an existing restaurant fading into the sunset. The new 7908 Supper Club is located on the Hyman Ave mall in the space formerly occupied by Finbarrs Pub (remember that one?).  So far, reviews are [...]

New Aspen Office | Tiedemann Advisors

Keeping current with the latest (significant) happenings in Aspen, my friend Coley Cassidy has joined the privately owned wealth advisory firm Tiedemann Advisors and opened their new office in Aspen’s downtown core. The firm specializes in UHNWI (Ultra High Net Worth Individuals) and champions "impact investing". Through Coley’s lens, the advantage Tiedemann brings is their customized approach to family wealth [...]

Finding Your Home Just Got Easier

Want to know the asking price of that house you have been looking at? I have recently started using Douglas Elliman’s new App that allows users to view listings in their area.  As you can imagine, as a broker, I need to keep up with a significant range of products and prices on behalf of my clients. The beauty of [...]