ASPEN/SNOWMASS, Colo., July 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- New York City-based Concierge Auctions is pleased to announce today's sale of the premier Aspen estate Chaparral Ranch, Lot 2, as well as reveal its next great buying opportunity in the area: the July 30th auction without reserve of the luxurious estate Le Grande Vues at Red Mountain. Following strong competition from 6 bidders, Chaparral Ranch, Lot 2, sold in cooperation with Garrett Reuss of Aspen Snowmass Sotheby's International Realty. Bidders who missed out will next be able to compete for Le Grande Vues at Red Mountain, which was previously offered for $23.5 million and will sell to the highest bidder in cooperation with Joshua Saslove of Joshua & Co., an exclusive affiliate of Christie's International Real Estate.
"The successful auction of Chaparral Ranch, Lot 2, is a testament to Concierge Auctions' specialized experience with luxury estates throughout the Rocky Mountain area," stated Mike Russo, Chief Operating Officer of Concierge Auctions. "Riding on the positive energy of today's sale, we are particularly excited about the auction of Le Grande Vues at Red Mountain, another gorgeous estate in Aspen. Like Chaparral Ranch, Lot 2, Le Grande Vues is one of the area's premier estates featuring luxurious amenities. We are looking forward to what is sure to be another successful Aspen auction."
Concierge Auctions' global marketing campaign generated over 13,000 website visits from 66 U.S. regions (led by Texas, Colorado, and New York) and 20 international countries (led by Canada). A total of 392 prospects were identified and 6 bidders participated in the sale.
"After years of trying to sell my property at multiple price points, I turned to Concierge to see what we could do at auction," stated seller Patrick Wilhelm. "I've been impressed with Concierge and their entire team from start to finish. In six weeks, they brought in six qualified bidders to compete for the property after years on the market. I'm extremely pleased with this outcome."
"It has been a satisfying experience working with Concierge Auction on the sale of Chaparral Ranch, Lot 2," stated Reuss. "The Concierge team was professional, their messaging was consistent, and I was particularly impressed with their ability to effectively reach a substantial audience in such a short time frame. The buyer response for this estate has been truly exceptional."
Following today's sale, Concierge Auctions is looking forward to another successful transaction with the July 30th auction of Le Grande Vues at Red Mountain, a gorgeous private estate that was built for both indoor and outdoor entertaining. Situated high atop picturesque Red Mountain, Le Grande Vues offers 9,537 total finished square feet of spacious living, gorgeous landscaping and tremendous views of the surrounding mountain peaks.
"Le Grande Vues is an incredible property that offers unparalleled views of Aspen Mountain and is located just minutes from the heart of downtown Aspen," stated Saslove. "This is an opportunity for someone to acquire an incredible home at a great price located in what could arguably be the most sought-after area in the United States."
From quiet reflection and intimacy with nature to recreation and entertainment, Le Grande Vues offers the best of both worlds. With its lush landscape enveloped by eye-catching flowers, treed grounds and cascading streams and waterfalls, as well as massive decks with inspiring views and a lavish outdoor spa, the property sets the stage for luxury living in a breathtaking setting.
The focal point of Le Grand Vues at Red Mountain is its spectacular great room with magnificent stonework and grand windows that draw in picturesque scenes of the Elk Mountains. The gourmet kitchen has been thoughtfully designed for entertaining and is paired with a formal dining room that comfortably seats 10 guests. The master bedroom suite includes an expansive and lavish bathroom and a private deck overlooking the treed grounds. Additional amenities ensure a high level of convenience and comfort, including a security system, an elevator that easily accesses the home's three levels and a three-car garage.
Offering six bedrooms, six full and three half bathrooms, including a secluded wing for guests, Le Grande Vues at Red Mountain was built for entertaining. The downstairs is designed as the home's entertainment center, featuring a full bar and a billiards table as well as a home theater. Brilliantly conceived, the floor plan accommodates gatherings both intimate and grand with an atmosphere of warmth and elegance.
The auction of Le Grande Vues, located at 1121 Red Mountain Rd, Aspen, CO., will be held live on July 30th. A 2.5% commission is offered to the buyer's representing broker. The property will be open for preview daily from 10am to 2pm and by appointment. See Auction Terms and Conditions for full details. For more information, visit AspenAuction.com, call 888.256.2806 or join the social discussion at #RedMountainAuction.
About Concierge Auctions: Concierge Auctions is the preeminent luxury real estate auction firm serving high-net-worth sellers nationwide through an accelerated marketing process that obtains fair market value for unique, high-end properties in a 60-day timeframe. The company has executed auctions in 25 U.S. states from New York to Hawaii, typically valued between $2.5 million and $20 million, and hosts a database that includes more than 100,000 luxury real estate buyers and agents from all U.S. states and 109 countries and territories. The principals of Concierge Auctions have been involved in the transfer of more than $2 billion in luxury properties over the past 10 years. The firm has sold over $380 million in properties since its founding in 2008. For more information, call 888-966-4759 or visit ConciergeAuctions.com.
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