The Top 10 Mountain Homes of 2021

A countdown of the most-read home features published in 2021

Although 2021 had its challenges, the memorable homes published in Mountain Living this year served as some welcome distraction.

As you reminisce about the year and prepare to ring in the New Year, enjoy a look back at the most popular homes from 2021, according to our readers.


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Photo by Dallas Harris Photography

10. An Aspen Home With Magnificent Views: A Pittsburgh couple invests in this little gem in hopes of attracting visiting family and friends.

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Photo by Whitney Kamman

9. An Empty Nester’s Bozeman Abode: A Montana homeowner traded the family farmhouse for a right-sized, in-town residence that’s all her very own.

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Photo by Gibeon Photography

8. A Modern Mountain Masterpiece in Whitefish: Bold hues and patterns enliven this home overlooking a placid lake in Montana.

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Photography courtesy of LIV Sotheby’s International Realty | Photo by Brett Schreckengost

7. Tom Cruise’s $39.5 Million Legacy Telluride Estate: The cinematic icon’s sprawling property is a must-see.

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Photo by David O. Marlow

6. 2021 Home of the Year: Pure Poetry: Thoughtfully designed to be harmonious with the surrounding landscape and the wildlife that lives here, this Aspen, Colorado, family home sits lightly on the land.

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Photo by Heidi A. Long

5. A Retreat Perched on the Shore of Whitefish Lake: This family vacation home has eye-popping mountain views.

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Photo by Gibeon Photography

4. Three Generations Come Together in a Rustic Montana Home: This rustic-modern abode was designed with family and summer camp in mind.

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Photo by Lucy Call

3. A Modern Home With Rustic Materials: Historical remnants and Old World techniques anchor a contemporary Park City home.

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Photo by Lucy Call

2. An Elegant and Rustic Montana Home: East coast elegance meets Western rusticity in this compact abode on a bluff overlooking the Big Hole River.

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Photo by Joel Riner

1. A Modern Farmhouse Overlooking Lake Coeur d’Alene: An Idaho couple trades their riverfront home for a European-style modern abode.


Categories: Contemporary Homes, Rustic Homes