Welcome to Aspen Core
A scenic mountain town community with bustling, big-city sophistication
Located in the heart of Aspen, Colorado, is Aspen Core, a thriving community offering immediate access to a fantastic mix of high-end retail and upscale dining. Its premier location puts its residents in Downtown Aspen’s vibrant atmosphere, where exclusive amenities aren’t luxuries but everyday occurrences. This stunning community made of high-rise condominiums and opulent loft apartments offers walkability to almost anywhere in Aspen. Simply walk outside and be greeted by well-maintained cobblestone streets, fine-dining establishments, and luxury shops from world-famous designers like Prada, Chanel, and Gucci. Aspen Core is less than four blocks away from Gondola Plaza, which stands at the foot of picturesque Aspen Mountain.
What to Love
- High-end shopping and luxury restaurants
- Panoramic views of the Rocky Mountains
- Plenty of outdoor recreational activities
- Everything is walkable
Aspen Core offers a suburban feel where small mountain community culture combines with the cutting-edge modernity of a big city. The artistic and active nature of Aspen Core paves the way for high-end retailers, historic hotel saloons, and small cafes. Locals enjoy all seasons, with skiing and snowboarding offering ways to get outside during winter. Summer not only provides residents with opportunities to explore nearby mountain trails but offers a wide range of outdoor concerts, including classical, contemporary, and jazz music. Aspen Core’s rich music and visual arts tradition is evident in this community, with both art and music festivals providing highly-anticipated entertainment.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Aspen Core’s bustling streets are shopping and dining meccas in a lively atmosphere. Find a new wardrobe from stores like Peruvian Connection. Locally-owned businesses and boutiques are found along Monarch and Galena Streets, both accessible by foot or car.
French cuisine at its finest is found at Cache Cache, a sophisticated eatery with a romantic ambiance perfect for date nights or special occasions. Ellina’s authentic Italian cuisine pairs with a moodily-lit, upscale ambiance to create a luxury dining experience its guests love and appreciate.
Things to Do
Enjoy nearby nature at picturesque preserves and greenspaces like the North Star Nature Preserve. For thrilling fun, take a rafting excursion along the Roaring Fork River. In winter, you can Nordic ski more than 60 miles of trails throughout Aspen.
Aspen Core is home to various festivals, including the highly-anticipated Food & Wine Classic. This multi-day event is the epicenter for culinary experiences from world-class chefs and wine enthusiasts. Celebrate the return of winter at Wintersköl, a family-friendly festival featuring snow sculptures, winter sports, fireworks, and more over a four-day period.
Catch a show at the historic Wheeler Opera House, where comedians and musicians take the stage to provide top-tier entertainment for guests.
The Aspen School District serves the community of Aspen Core. Top-rated schools in the area include:
- Aspen Elementary School, PK-4
- Aspen High School, 9-12
The downtown core of Aspen is one of the most desirable neighborhoods in the upper valley as it sits at the base of Aspen Mountain and is home to dozens of retail shops and award-winning restaurants and bars.
With a cap limit on new penthouse and condos in the core, there is high demand to live downtown, whether it’s in a commercial property or residential complex.
There has been a change in trends in recent years, with more people willing to compromise space for walkability and convenience.
Every block in town has its unique vibe, with the pedestrian walking malls in the center, "Restaurant Row" on the west, and pocket parks scattered throughout to picnic with family and friends, throw the ball for dogs and play horseshoes.
Various types of properties are available, ranging from condos to townhomes, duplexes and penthouses, all of which are located near iconic amenities like the Aspen Art Museum and the Wheeler Opera House.
This is all within the boundaries from Main Street south to the base of Aspen Mountain, and west of the Roaring Fork River and east of Garmisch Street.