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A home in Placerville, Colorado.

Mountain Village. Set in a lower-elevation neighborhood, this four-bedroom home is convenient to restaurants and shops. Built in 1990 and rebuilt in 2010, the European cottage–style house has walnut floors and trim; a stone dining room wall and exposed beams; and a main floor with master suite, two baths, an office, and an exercise room.

The 1.3-acre property features patios, stone walls, and mature trees. $4,985,000. Alex Martin, Telluride Real Estate Corp./Christie's International Real Estate, (970) 728-1669.

Longmont. Rocking R Horse Ranch looks out on the mountains from more than 5,000 feet. The four-bedroom main house has a metal gambrel roof, an interior rock pillar, exposed beams, and an open kitchen with granite counters.

The 110-acre property includes two staff houses, a 36,400-square-foot indoor arena, two outdoor arenas, a horse barn, a hay barn, and 63 acres irrigated by water­ways lined with old-growth cottonwood trees. $4,950,000. Jeff Buerger, Hall and Hall, (303) 861-8282.

Grant. This 1925 pueblo-style stone house was designed for Adolph Coors by architect Justus "Gus" Roehling and built by Native American craftsmen from Taos, N.M. The home has 11 bedrooms, each with a honeycomb wood-burning fireplace; exposed beams and logs; carved door headers; handmade windows; and a modern chef's kitchen.

Outside are patios, a hot tub, a pond, and 16 wooded acres abutting a national forest. $5,000,000. Michelle Seward, LIV Sotheby's International Realty, (303) 886-0670.

Oak Creek. Built in 2002, this five-bedroom home is just 13 miles from Steamboat Springs. The house features a standing-seam metal roof and cedar-clad barrel ceilings, a double-height great room with stone fireplace and mountain views, and a lower level with bunk and media rooms.

The 35-acre property has an outdoor fireplace and hot tub, meadows, woods, a stream, and a pond. $2,249,000. Cam Boyd, Steamboat Sotheby's International Realty, (970) 846-8100.

Courtesy Telluride Real Estate Corp./Christie's International Real Estate

Placerville. The windows and decks of this 1991 log home look out on flowering meadows and Mount Wilson, Dolores Peak, and Yellow Mountain. The house includes four bedrooms, three en suite; a double-story great room with wide-plank white-oak floors, a wall of windows, and a floor-to-ceiling wood-burning fireplace; a billiards area; and a hot tub and sauna.

The 14-acre property sits next to state land. $2,495,000. Mark Dollard, Telluride Real Estate Corp./Christie's International Real Estate, (970) 708-0854.

Denver. The Lower Highland's new Ivy Residences building puts contemporary apartments in a historic neighborhood. This open-concept unit features a living room with tray ceiling, a kitchen with quartz counters and designer cabinetry, a bedroom with walk-in closet/laundry room, a balcony, wood floors, and deeded parking.

Outside are restaurants, entertainment venues, and transportation hubs. $485,000. Taylor Lawton, PorchLight Real Estate Group, (720) 422-3060.

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