If the XXIII Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang in South Korea have got you in the mood for some training, here are five exclusive homes to use as your base for some world-class winter recreation — all from Christie’s International Real Estate
This slope-side mountain lodge has direct ski-in, ski-out access to Utah’s elite Deer Valley Resort, a top-ranked ski destination and host site of the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City. The five-bedroom, seven-bathroom residence features open-plan living and entertaining spaces and outdoor decks with views of the Wasatch mountain range. The property occupies a beautiful, wooded corner lot, minutes away from Park City and its historic Main Street.
Water’s Edge is a classic waterfront lodge on Lake Tahoe in Incline Village, Nevada, with interiors offering seductive lake and mountain views. The property is ideal for winter sports enthusiasts: five minutes from Diamond Peak Ski Resort and 40 minutes from Squaw Valley Ski Resort, the host site of the 1960 Winter Olympics. A library, games room, home theatre, wine cellar, and exercise room with sauna are among the luxurious amenities. The property also boasts 80 feet of shoreline with two moorings, and a vintage speedboat.
This traditional chalet, overlooking the Austrian Alps and the picturesque village of Öblarn, is close to the skiing mecca of Schladming, home to the 2013 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships and a host site at the 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games. Originally built in the 16th century, the residence has been completely renovated for luxurious modern living, and includes four bedrooms, elegant reception rooms, and a spectacular lower level with a wine cellar and wellness centre.
This 11-acre mountain estate near Gros Ventre Butte (also pictured at the top of this page) boasts panoramic vistas of the Teton mountain range and the Snake River. The beautiful contemporary main house offers 7,850 square feet of living space with five bedrooms, a separate guest wing, elegant entertaining spaces, and a wraparound deck. Nearby is the historic town of Jackson and the challenging slopes of Jackson Hole Mountain Resort.
Situated on three wooded acres in Colorado’s San Juan Mountains, this contemporary mountain retreat is only minutes from the ski resort of Telluride. Designed by celebrated architect Hugh Newell Jacobsen, the striking 4,644-square-foot, five-bedroom residence is perfectly integrated into its rugged Rocky Mountain environment, with breathtaking views from nearly every angle. The elegant outdoor spaces are enhanced with expansive patios and a spa deck.