Pure Property

Homes for the holidays.
1 West 67th Street, New York. Photo courtesy of Rise Media

By Nancy Kane

Nothing sounds more festive than the snowy mountains of Aspen, where a deluxe, turnkey property listed with Susan Stone-Chen of Coldwell Banker Mason Morse awaits, Complete with rare, private ski-in/ski-out convenience on Aspen Mountain as well as access to the five-star, five-diamond service of The Residences at The Little Nell, features such as log roof trusses, rich wood-paneled walls, and a wood-burning stone fireplace create a European ski chalet ambience. 

660 South Galena Street, Aspen. Photo: Mountain Home

The 4-bedroom home offers mountain views and concierge services such as access to the rooftop deck, pool and hot tub, airport and in-town transportation, and entry to the owners’ lounge, plus owner ski lockers and ski concierge. Just bring your skis! 660 South Galena Street in Aspen’s Central Core is asking $38,500,000.

If New York City drama is more your style, look no further than Compass’ Richard Steinberg’s exquisite residence at 1 West 67th Street. Asking $4,950,000, the 2-bedroom has undergone a complete renovation, bringing to life 19-foot ceilings, a grand staircase and a beamed and painted ceiling carefully restored by Smithsonian conservators. Features include a carved stone wood-burning fireplace, a balcony with views of a historic church dome, a state-of-the-art kitchen and 2 1/2 baths. 

The primary bedroom includes a marble bath and soaking tub, and there’s an updated guest room down the hall. Make this your piece of prewar paradise in the Hotel des Artistes, a nationally landmarked NYC treasure. 

359 Meadow Lane, Southampton. Photo courtesy of Douglas Elliman Real Estate

Beautiful Swans Crossing, the 5-bedroom, 5-bath home located at 359 Meadow Lane on Halsey Neck Pond in Southampton, is an expansive contemporary waterfront estate with marble floors and fireplace, a chef’s kitchen, secluded primary suite and gracious guest bedrooms, accessed by an elevator, as well as terraces around the perimeter for more views of the Mediterranean-style pool with spa and dining area, tennis court with spectator pavilion, and landscapes as far as the eye can see—a rooftop offers a panorama of the Atlantic, Halsey Neck Pond and the bay. Asking $25,000,000, with Michaela Keszler and Paulina Keszler of Douglas Elliman.