What do you get when you blend the sophistication of a luxury home with the rustic elements of mountain architecture? Elegant second homes with a comfortably chic style. These five gorgeous getaways offer the best of both worlds.
With spectacular views of the Rockies’ Tenmile Range, this upscale mountain home features exposed beams and natural wood trim throughout. The kitchen’s dark cabinetry and granite countertops beautifully accent the retreat’s soothing earth tones.Pacaso listing: Windwood - Breckenridge, CO
Relax to the sounds of nearby Gore Creek in this nature-inspired Pacaso. The sophisticated great room features exposed beams anda vaulted wood ceiling, and has plenty of space for family and friends. Stone walls inside and out combine with other natural surfaces to create a warm and cozy home. Pacaso listing: Emerald - Vail, CO
Wrapped in warmth
Perched on a cul de sac on Lake Tahoe’s west shore, this mountain contemporary is a welcoming year-round retreat. Distressed wood floors are the foundation for the open floor plan that features two stone fireplaces, knotty wainscoting and custom wood built-ins.Pacaso listing: Lakeridge - Tahoma, CA
Enjoy the natural majesty of Deer Valley and the Wasatch Range from this oversized great room, perfect for entertaining in front of the stone fireplace. Cooking for guests is easy in the beautiful chef's kitchen with a six-burner range, double ovens, two sinks and two dishwashers. Prospect listing: Park City, UT
This is no simple log home — this lodge offers more than 11,000 square feet of luxurious living space surrounded by 4.5 acres of land. Rustic interior touches include a river rock fireplace, hewn beams and a distressed metal range hood in the gourmet kitchen.Prospect listing: Aspen, CO
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