By Megan Slack
Award-winning actor Tom Cruise is selling his 320-acre Telluride ranch in the Colorado mountains for almost $40 million.
Tom, who is best-recognized for his leads in Mission Impossible, Top Gun, and Jack Reacher, chose the property for its privacy before spending several years renovating the stone-and-cedar-kissed ranch. He completed the redesign project in 1994.
The home, which is hidden amid the organic haven of The Centennial State, is a spacious, secure sanctuary that is discreetly hidden from the rest of the world.
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The Wall Street Journal revealed the actor first looked into selling the estate to Telluride ski resort for $59 million seven years ago - however, the current listing with Sotheby's is the first time the property has been publicly advertised.
The interior of the property epitomizes Alpine style and sophistication, boasting a pair of rustic fireplaces, a fitness center, and an outdoor terrace.
There are also seven bedrooms and nine bathrooms - three of which are hidden in the additional guest house, which comes as part of the estate. This means there is plenty of room for guests to recharge after enjoying the neighboring world-class skiing and golf scene.
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Beyond the native charm of the concealed interiors, homeowners can enjoy what is the crowning glory of the property - the view.
The natural splendor of Colorado's mountains, including the magnificent Mt. Wilson, are visible from any part of the wood-paneled property - so you can surround yourself with striking verdant views after a day on the slopes.
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Telluride was also a natural choice for Tom Cruise, as the town hosts a highly anticipated film festival every September. We can't help but imagine how many after-parties the actor has thrown in this stylish retreat over the years.
Eric Lavey and Dan Dockray of LIV Sotheby's International Realty hold the listing.
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Where does Tom Cruise live now?
Reports suggest that the actor owns several different properties worldwide, including a penthouse in an impressive 10-story condominium named The SkyView in Clearwater, Florida. Tom is also known to spend a notable amount of time in his East Grinstead mansion, which is around 30 miles south of London.
Megan is a News Writer across Future Plc's Homes titles. She has a background in national newspapers in the UK and has experience in fashion and travel journalism, which she previously practised whilst living in Paris and New York City. Her adoration for these fashion capitals means she particularly enjoys writing about upcoming styles and trends for Homes & Gardens. Megan also loves discovering vintage pieces in her spare time, meaning her decor is largely influenced by the beauty of the jazz age.
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