Embrace the legacy of John Denver in this historic 5-acre Aspen estate, featuring modern luxury, expansive outdoor living spaces, and exclusive community amenities.

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Imagine waking up in your extraordinary home at 580 Johnson Dr, Aspen, CO 81611, where every day begins with a breathtaking view of the Aspen valley floor and mountain ranges stretching from Independence Pass to Mt. Sopris. You step out onto the expansive deck, the morning sun casting a golden hue over the sprawling 5-acre property that once served as John Denver’s music studio and guest house. The fresh mountain air fills your lungs as you sip your coffee, surrounded by the tranquility of nature. Your day starts with a leisurely breakfast in your recently remodeled kitchen, blending modern updates with the nostalgic charm of John Denver’s era. Stainless steel appliances and a central island make meal preparation a delight. After breakfast, you might explore the community's private tennis courts or go for a scenic hike along the trails that crisscross Starwood’s 70+ acres of meadows.

Mid-morning, you take advantage of the nearby cross-country ski trails, gliding through the pristine snow-covered landscape. Returning home, you relax in the cozy living area, warmed by the striking stone and copper wood-burning fireplace, a centerpiece of the spacious great room. The walls of sliding glass doors invite the outside in, offering uninterrupted views of the majestic surroundings. Lunchtime is a casual affair, perhaps enjoyed on the deck or in the dining area adjacent to the kitchen. The view from here is nothing short of spectacular, with the entire Aspen valley spread out before you. In the afternoon, you might decide to entertain guests or simply bask in the solitude of your personal retreat. The potential to expand the home, adding up to 3,137 square feet, allows you to dream about future enhancements, making this historic property truly your own.

As the sun sets, you head to the hot tub, situated on the separately deeded lot with its own driveway. The step-down gathering area is perfect for al fresco lounging and entertaining, offering a front-row seat to the stunning twilight views. Dinner can be a sophisticated affair in the dining room or a relaxed barbecue outside, taking full advantage of the serene mountain setting. Your day winds down with a stroll under the starry sky, the exclusive amenities of Starwood ensuring peace and security with round-the-clock patrols and a dedicated fire station. As you retire to the fireside primary suite, you reflect on the day’s adventures, grateful for the unique blend of history, luxury, and natural beauty that defines your life at 580 Johnson Dr. Every day here is a tribute to the legacy of John Denver and the unparalleled splendor of Aspen.

What’s To Love?

Historic Charm with Modern Updates: Originally John Denver’s music studio and guest house, the property retains its nostalgic charm while boasting recently remodeled kitchen and bathrooms with modern amenities.

Breathtaking Views: The property offers unobstructed panoramic views of the Aspen valley floor and the mountain ranges from Independence Pass to Mt. Sopris, making every window a masterpiece.

Expansive Outdoor Living: Situated on a sprawling 5-acre site, the home features an expansive deck, a hot tub, and a step-down gathering area, perfect for outdoor lounging and entertaining.

Exclusive Community Amenities: Starwood provides private tennis courts, cross-country ski trails, hiking paths, horse pastures, and 70+ acres of meadows, along with round-the-clock security and a dedicated fire station.

Unlimited Potential: The property offers the potential to expand up to 3,137 square feet, or with TDRs, up to 9,250 square feet, allowing you to customize and enhance this unique Aspen retreat to your exact specifications.

About Aspen, Colorado

World-Class Skiing and Outdoor Recreation: Aspen is renowned for its four premier ski areas—Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands, Buttermilk, and Snowmass—offering a range of skiing experiences from expert runs to family-friendly slopes. In addition, enjoy year-round outdoor activities such as hiking, mountain biking, and fly-fishing in the pristine natural surroundings.

Luxurious Lifestyle and Amenities: Aspen boasts an array of high-end boutiques, gourmet restaurants, and exclusive clubs. Experience the finest in dining, shopping, and nightlife, all within a charming, walkable downtown area known for its vibrant cultural scene and historical charm.

Exclusive Community and Privacy: Aspen is a haven for the affluent, offering privacy and exclusivity in its upscale neighborhoods. Gated communities like Starwood provide additional security and serenity, ensuring a tranquil living environment for residents.

Cultural Richness: Aspen is home to world-class cultural institutions such as the Aspen Music Festival and School, the Aspen Institute, and the Wheeler Opera House. Enjoy access to premier music performances, intellectual discussions, and artistic exhibitions year-round.

Scenic Beauty and Natural Splendor: Surrounded by the majestic Rocky Mountains, Aspen offers breathtaking landscapes and unparalleled natural beauty. The stunning views of Independence Pass, Maroon Bells, and the Roaring Fork River provide a picturesque backdrop for daily life, making every moment a visual delight.

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