The Top 15 Mountain Homes of 2017

It's almost time to ring in the New Year, but before we dive headfirst into 2018, let's reminisce about the past year's most popular home features. Here's our countdown of the top 15 mountain home features published in 2017. Enjoy!

Photo by Gibeon Photography

15. "A River Runs Through It" Meets Southern Comforts: This 20-acre Jackson property boasts various outdoor adventures and Southern-accented interiors.


14. A Private Retreat in Jackson Hole: The area’s most expensive home sits on nearly 300 acres and 4.5 miles of private Salt River waters.


Photo by Tom Reid

13. A Personal Ranch Retreat—Built by a Hotelier: This secluded property in western Colorado was the vision of a luxury hotel developer, and boasts serious mountain luxury.


Photo courtesy of LIV Sotheby’s International Realty

12. 24,000 Square Feet of Mountain Ranch Luxury: Aspen Grove Ranch is a truly elegant Colorado estate with out-of-this-world Rocky Mountain views.


Photo by Audrey Hall

11. Not Your Average Guest BarnThis cozy home in Wilson, Wyoming, pays a surprisingly modern tribute to 19th century working barns.


Photo by Marona Photography

10. An Old-Fashioned Cabin in Pagosa Springs: Handcrafted finishes create the feeling of old-school rustic living with all the comforts of a modern home.


Photo by Gibeon Photography and Gravity Shots

9. A Castle on a Hill: Constructed by local craftsmen from indigenous stone and hand-hewn timbers, Montana’s Great Northern Lodge was built for the ages.


Photo by Whitney Kamman

8. Transparency & Light in a Montana Home: Simplicity and structure abound in this site-sensitive home in Big Sky.


Photo by Craig W Hergert

7. A Rancher's Paradise in Montana: Spanning the appropriately named Paradise Valley, this self-contained working ranch is seriously dramatic.


Photo by Michael Brands, Mountain Home Photo

6. Melanie Griffith’s Aspen Aerie Could Be Yours: Our exclusive interview with the A-List actress—a mountain girl at heart—about the high-country home she’s parting with after 15 years.


Photo by Gibeon Photography

5.  An Ultra-Modern Missoula Home: This abode overlooking Rattlesnake Valley is referred to as a “60-year-old’s bachelor pad” by its newly retired homeowners.


Photo by Heidi Long

4. A Summer Cabin, Redefined: A modern take on a Montana tradition, inspired by the music of a cascading creek.


Photo by by Alex Irvin

3. What $11 Million Gets You in AspenHow does a gorgeous, creekside 5-bedroom mountain modern home on 75 acres sound?


Photo by Roger Wade

2. A Ranch in the Montana WildernessThis home dons no art on its walls; the history and natural elements are treated as art.


Photo by David O. Marlow

1. 2017 Home of the Year: An Aspen Grand LegacyA mountain marvel provides plenty of space for friends and family—while keeping future generations in mind.


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