World's Most Opulent Villas

Need a vacation rental with a Michelin-starred chef, a
private recording studio or a Porsche in the garage? These over-the-top villas

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Elisa, Aspen, Colorado

This 17,000-square-foot, six-bedroom mountain lodge has
views over the wild snowshoe terrain of Aspen’s Red Mountain from nearly every
window. There’s an entry room with soaring vaulted ceilings, exposed beams,
stone walls and a huge welcoming hearth; outside, there’s a 60-foot-long
infinity pool, hot tub and a colonnaded stone porch with its own massive
fireplace—perfect for evening toddies or marshmallow roasts. Ski lift passes,
and in-house ski and boot fittings are provided. If there’s a vintage you can’t
find in your pre-stocked wine cellar, engage the services of Elisa’s personal