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Basalt, Colorado Real Estate

Basalt's real estate market is varied with single-family detached homes in a range of sizes and prices as well as numerous condominiums, vacation homes, investment properties, and custom built estates. In Basalt, prices for single-family homes start around $500,000 to $6 million and up for fantastic mountain estates with lots of amenities. Currently, the median price for a single-family home in Basalt is about $1.2 million, which can be expected to afford a 4-bedroom, 3-bathroom home. Condominiums and townhomes in Basalt start at $340,000 and can reach prices as high as $1 million. Right now, the median price for a condo or townhome in Basalt is about $500,000, for a 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom property. If a custom-build dream home sounds appealing, Basalt has lots to offer by way of vacant land lots, too. Land lots for custom building start at $80,000, and can be found for any price up to $2 million. The price is determined by location, size, and zoning, among other factors.
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Basalt Real Estate & Homes for Sale in Colorado

Basalt is a charming mountain area known as ?Colorado?s town for fishing, hiking and skiing.? Centered at the heart of the Roaring Fork Valley, this picturesque community of about 4,000 is nestled between the magnificent Mt. Sopris and Basalt Mountain in Eagle County and about a 25 minute drive into Aspen.

This community is a vacation dream destination for families and sports enthusiasts from around the world. In the heart of all the attractions, Basalt still preserves its original charm. Residents and visitors can explore Basalt's collection of fashion boutiques, galleries and great restaurants after they've finished their days of skiing, hiking, or mountain biking.

Originally known as a railroad town named Aspen Junction, the name wasn?t changed to Basalt until 1895. This name was taken from the basaltic rock formation of Black Mountain (now known as Basalt Mountain), located to the north of the town. Today, over 80 percent of the land is comprised of national forest, United States Forest Service Wilderness Area Bureau of Land Management open space and Colorado public land, preserving the rural integrity of the county.

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