Mountain Settings In California, Colorado And Montana For $2 Million

The modern mountain home on Glen Lake in Eureka, Montana, is listed for $1,999,000. (National Parks Realty)

Fresh mountain air and proximity to the slopes are top of mind in the latest look at luxury real estate worldwide. From a lakeside home in Montana to a modern mountain retreat in Northern California to a traditional mountain-view house in Colorado, here’s a look at what about $2 million buys right now in three mountain settings.

Eureka, Montana

exterior of luxury home 516 Glen Lake Drive Eureka, MT

The Eureka, Montana, residence features a large outdoor deck and a lakeside fire pit. (National Parks Realty)

Lakeside living at its finest, this modern retreat abutting Glen Lake in Eureka, Montana, has a front-row seat of the action with a massive outdoor deck that overlooks the water. The views are equally spectacular inside, where floor-to-ceiling windows in the living room create the sense of floating above the water.

living room inside modern luxury home eureka montana 516 Glen Lake Drive

Walls of windows in the living room of the Eureka home create the sense of floating on water. (National Parks Realty)

Features: Open-concept living space on the main floor incorporates a vaulted-ceiling living room with a fireplace, an updated chef’s kitchen and a dining area. There are five bedrooms and four bathrooms in more than 4,000 square feet of living space including a primary suite with a wall of windows that center on the lake.

outdoor deck at modern montana house on glen lake at 516 Glen Lake Drive in eureka

A view of the lake from the upper deck. (National Parks Realty)

Other perks: World-class outdoor activities are just a stone’s throw from the site and include a competition water/ski slalom course, hiking trails and fishing holes. Also nearby are coveted golf courses including the links at Indian Springs Ranch and Wilderness Club Montana.

Price: $1.999 million

Represented by: Mike Anderson, National Parks Realty

Frisco, Colorado

exterior vacation home in frisco, colorado, at 555 Water Dance Drive

Listed for $1.899 million, this traditional home sits on more than a third of an acre in Frisco, Colorado. (Slifer Smith & Frampton Real Estate)

This traditional home in Frisco, Colorado, is situated near the Frisco Nordic center on an oversized lot. Lake Dillon, the Frisco Marina and Main Street are just a short walk from the property, which is bordered by mature trees and a meandering stream.

kitchen inside frisco, colorado home at 555 Water Dance Drive

Vaulted ceilings top the updated kitchen, which has a breakfast area and sliding doors that open to a balcony. (Slifer Smith & Frampton Real Estate)

Features: Drawing from chalet-style design elements, the two-story house looks the part of a mountain retreat with its stone accents, half-timbering and clapboard siding. The rock and wood details are continued inside in the home’s accent walls, ceilings and millwork.

view from the balcony at luxury frisco colorado home at 555 Water Dance Drive

The Frisco house is surrounded by mature trees and backs up to a meandering stream. (Slifer Smith & Frampton Real Estate)

Other perks: The updated kitchen, which incorporates an island and wine storage, has a breakfast area and sliding glass doors that open to a wide balcony. Also within some 3,300 square feet of living space are three bedrooms, three bathrooms, and a massive recreation room.

Price: $1.899 million

Represented by: Jim Schlegel, Slifer Smith & Frampton Real Estate

Truckee, California

new luxury home at gray's crossing truckee at 11040 Ghirard Road california

Completed in 2020, the contemporary mountain house in Truckee’s Gray’s Crossing community is listed for $2.095 million. (Tahoe Mountain Realty)

Found within Gray’s Crossing, a luxury golf community near downtown Truckee, Calif., this modern residence pairs a rustic wood-sided exterior with a range of contemporary design details.

kitchen inside luxury home at gray's crossing in truckee at 11040 Ghirard Road

Features: A chef’s kitchen with an island/breakfast bar, a subway-tiled backsplash and high-end appliances lies at the heart of the four-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom house. Next to the kitchen area, a vaulted-ceiling living room holds a fireplace feature. Wide-plank hardwood floors unite the interior spaces while ample wood-framed windows bring in natural light.

bedroom inside luxury house at gray's crossing truckee california tahoe 11040 Ghirard rd

Pocketing doors and clerestories bring natural light inside the four-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom Truckee home. (Tahoe Mountain Realty)

Other perks: Designed for flexible living, the 2020-built house features additional living space and a built-in desk on the second story.  A stylish mudroom and a finished three-car garage are among other features of note.

Price: $2.095 million

Represented by: Teddy Runge, Tahoe Mountain Realty


Neal is the Chief Content Officer at Forbes Global Properties. A content strategist with more than a decade of experience in the sports, entertainment and real estate spaces he previously launched a sports real estate column and chronicled L.A.’s biggest home sales for the Los Angeles Times' award-winning “Hot Property” section.

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