Anastasia Pines, the amazingly beautiful and sprawling estate in secluded Wildcat Ridge, is for sale in Aspen. B The 12,800 square foot marvel has been on sale for about a month, offering breathtaking 360 degree views of Roaring Fork valley from every room in the house. B This feature alone is enough to make a wealthy Aspen resident open their checkbook.
The home sits atop a 9,400 foot elevated ridge on 200 acres of land. B While it is definitely opulent and majestic, it is by no means garish or overbearing. B In fact, the elegance of the manor bespeaks luxurious style and grace. B There is a premium emphasis on craftsmanship made evident by the collaboration of Colorado home builder Weitz-Norris Custom Homes, and Boulder architectural firm Eric Smith Associates.
These two firms combined to create a home based upon French country style design, complete with elegant stone and woodwork and large outdoor terraces.
The home is located next door to Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich and his sprawling ranch. B There is more irony to the Russian theme here. B The name of the estate Anastasia, comes from Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna, the youngest daughter of Tsar Nicholas II. B Itbs a name that echoes with royalty, completely befitting this homebs beauty and grand scale.
Christiebs, the international real estate specialist, lists the home for 36 million dollars.
For a look at the home, you can take an interactive tour here.
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