12/13/2012 04:19 pm ET Updated Dec 17, 2012

Vail's Top 9 Most Expensive Homes In 2012, According To

Vail Resorts may be having a slow start to the year with the general lack of snow in the state, but the prices on these fantasy ski homes in one of Colorado's most beautiful ski towns sure don't reflect any kind of slowing down.

The most affordable home on this list of the 9 most expensive fantasy ski homes in Vail as listed on would still cost you a cool $8.25 million -- and that's a reduced price.

These fantasy homes are so expensive, expansive and elegant, they make some of Denver's most expensive homes look like one bedroom apartments.

Take a look inside of these Vail fantasy palaces:

Top 9 Most Expensive Homes In Vail