A Charming Aspen Victorian, Resplendent with Art
This idyllically positioned East Hopkins home is a charming Victorian, just two blocks from Ajax. Originally built in 1889 was by the founder of the Aspen Times newspaper, the Observatory is a historic Aspen landmark. In 2002, it won the Colorado Award for Remodeling Excellence, combining its whimsical Victorian nature with state-of-the-art amenities and appliances along with a collection of over 50 pieces of renowned art, representing many of the artists who have shown works at the Aspen Art Museum, the Anderson Ranch Art Center in Snowmass, the Baldwin Gallery, and museums across the country. The pièce de résistance is the copper dome observatory and telescope on the rooftop, installed by a former owner as a gift to her stargazing son.
Exceedingly Luxury Amenities
A gourmet kitchen is perfect for hosting large groups, and the quirky media room is the perfect place to relax after a long day on the mountain. A modern and beautiful outdoor patio with an al fresco dining area and hot tub are ideal for gathering with friends and family no matter the season. And a heated two-car garage and the ability to walk to the slopes or Aspen’s famed restaurants complete this home.
Steps to Downtown Aspen
Al Fresco Dining Area
The Space, Cuvée-Style
This historic landmark was built in 1889 and won a Colorado Award for Remodeling Excellence in 2002, maintaining its historical charm and combining it with a truly monumental collection of art, and whimsical furnishings throughout. Steeped in history, a stay in this beautifully renovated original Victorian home will immerse you in local history and fine art. The 50+ art works throughout the three floors represent many of the artists who have shown at the Aspen Art Museum, the Anderson Ranch Art Center in Snowmass or the Baldwin Gallery.
Set the Scene
Mountain views and a downtown location combined with authentic Colorado history, make The Observatory a truly unique experience. Its East Hopkins location is just one block to Aspen’s renowned restaurants, boutiques and the Aspen Opera House. You’llenjoy endless options of some of the country’s finest cuisine, soak up even more history at the Aspen Art Museum or enjoy the beauty of the John Denver Sanctuary–all just steps from your front door.
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Local Events Calendar
Sep 3 2021
Jazz Aspen Snowmass
JAS is hosted across several venues in Aspen Core varying in genres and artists to hear multiple performances throughout the weekend.
Sep 10 2021
Aspen Food & Wine Classic
Aspen’s most coveted summer event returns with the world’s most accomplished chefs and winemakers offering premier tastings and curated seminars at the base of Aspen Mountain.