McLain Flats, Aspen
Located only ten minutes from Downtown Aspen, McLain Flats is a bucolic expanse of countryside that feels a world away. This spacious plateau grants residents sweeping views of open countryside and the mountains beyond, making it one of the most unique locations in Aspen. Widely recognized for its stunning ranchland and gorgeous views of the Elk Mountains, homes in McLain Flats are often roomy homesteads situated on large lots. There are several notable subdivisions spread throughout the neighborhood, including White Star Ranch, White Horse Springs, and Star Mesa. Smart, eco-conscious architecture accentuates the natural landscape by frequently utilizing local materials, incorporating large glass windows to provide plenty of natural light, and creating hybrid living spaces to bring the outdoors to you. Perfect for year-round living or a seasonal escape, McLain Flats real estate can cater to your lifestyle, so you’ll never have to sacrifice the life you dream of. Enjoy dazzling star-speckled skies free of light pollution, crisp mountain air, and the wide-open plains of McLain Flats.
What to Love
- Acreage estates and spacious homes
- Family-friendly atmosphere
- An equestrian’s dream
- Close proximity to the heart of Aspen
- Access to all four Aspen peaks
- Outdoor lover’s retreat
- People & Lifestyle
Expansive estates, panoramic views, and wide-open spaces are some of McLain Flats’ most notable attributes. Equestrians love seeing horses graze in the pastures, and there’s ample room for a stable of your own. The quiet privacy of McLain Flats is ideal for families who crave room for growing, playing, fishing, climbing, and more among Aspen’s beautiful landscape. With Aspen Valley Hospital close by, residents can rest easy knowing that prestigious medical care is nearby. This award-winning facility is one of the nation’s best.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Living in McLain Flats grants you easy access to Downtown Aspen, where you can enjoy everything this bustling resort town has to offer—from luxury retailers to esteemed eateries. Aspen offers the best road biking in the nation, so grab your helmet and traverse the bike lane toward Central Core, where you can browse the chicest ski wear shops, such as Gorsuch
, or enjoy iced libations on the patio at Hops Culture
Things to Do
Life moves at a slower pace in McLain Flats. This idyllic, pastoral community takes things one day at a time, but with the heart of Aspen at your fingertips, you’ll never run out of things to do. Outdoor adventurers love traversing nearby hikes, such as the Sunny Side Trail. During the summer, the Roaring Fork River is your go-to destination for whitewater rafting, fishing, tubing, and stand-up paddleboarding. Of course, Aspen’s four monumental snow peaks offer pristine slopes for skiing and snowboarding during the winter season. Golf courses are a great way to get outside, whether you’re a scratch golfer or a novice. Nearby Maroon Creek Club
and Snowmass Club
offer pristine greens and manicured fairways, while the Aspen Golf Club
is a prestigious private club for an elite experience.
McLain Flats touts a plethora of outstanding academic opportunities. A few of the most notable educational facilities nearby include:
- Aspen Elementary School, PK-4
- Aspen Country Day School, PK-8
- Aspen High School, 9-12