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Area’s First Trophy Home!

 

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Eagle County‘s first Trophy Home dates back 6,000 years! Built buy nomadic Native Americans, the historical, well preserved Yarmony Pit House was in use through the 1800’s. Native American’s nestled at this site during the long Colorado winters, using this habitation for hunting grounds for thousands of years! They gathered here prior to the Anasazi  Indians creating Colorado’s Mesa Verde and well before the Great Pyramids of Egypt or Stonehenge were erected!

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First unearthed in 1987 near State Bridge, the Yarmony Pit House is one of Colorado‘s oldest archaeological sites. Discovered accidentally during a routine road improvement project, Yarmony Pit House soon changed the previously held perception as to how far north Native Americans wintered.

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Over 4,000 unscathed artifacts were unearthed during the excavation headed by Michael D. Metcalf. To preserve the Yaromony site, archaeologist’s have back-filled the area with sand. This not only preserves the integrity of the pit houses, but will also allow future archaeologist’s to re-explore this area without further contamination or erosion to the site. Metcalf would like to expand the survey to include more of Colorado’s River valleys with the intent of discovering more Native American Pit Houses, which will in turn fill in some of the gaps in our Colorful Colorado history!

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2016 Global Solutions Forum

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Come and get inspired at the 2016 Global Solutions Forum in Vail.  This event is a collaboration of SStS Partners, alumni, global liaisons and businesses to discuss strategies in global education and ethical leadership. There will be a public venue at the Global Solutions Forum on

 Friday, October 14th from 8:30a – 12:30p. 

This event will be held in the Peter Abuisi Theater

at the Vail Mountain School.

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The entire forum will run from October 13th – 16th

Reservations are available on-line.

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I’m Here to Help You Find that Great Real Estate Property in the Vail Valley

I am delighted to say that there are some great opportunities for real estate in the Vail Valley. I just?closed on a transaction where?I represented my buyer?in his successful bid for this home in?Cordillera Valley Club.

This is a stunning 11,000 square foot home originally listed for $9M+ and my buyers picked it up for $4.6M
This is a stunning 11,000 square foot home originally listed for $9M+ and my buyers picked it up for $4.6M

There are many other great buys in the Vail Valley real estate market. In East Vail?I know of a 2 bedroom condo listed for $197,000 and a 3-bedroom town home listed for $499,000. The last two sales in this complex were in the mid $600,0000 range.? There is a one-bedroom where you ski to within a couple hundred meters that is listed in the $600,000 range. This same property?was going for nearly a million $ just a couple years ago.

If you would like more information on any of these or other properties in the Vail Valley and Eagle County please feel free to call me or send me an email.? I love helping people find the best real estate opportunities.
Thanks,
rob
Robert Schilling
Gateway Land and Development
Serving all your Vail Valley Real Estate Goals
183 G0re Creek Dr.
Vail CO 81657
Overlooking the International Bridge and Check-Point Charlie
(970) 790-6777 Office ext. 4107
(970) 390-0705 Cell

Great snow for Wells Fargo Bank Cup weekend at WP!

This weekend, Winter Park Resort hosts the annual Wells Fargo Bank Cup.

Mother Nature has been kind giving us over 30 inches of snow in the last week and its still coming down!? On a weekend as busy as this, when the snow is too good to stay away, it’s good to know owners at Lakota can walk to Winter Park Ski area!? Valley Taxi also offers dial-a-ride service and scheduled pick up’s throughout the day.? The snowmobiler’s have also been enjoying the conditions and accessing the vast trail system the James Peak Wilderness area provides directly adjacent to Lakota Subdivision.

Shutes Powder BoulderRESIZED

The chutes at Mary Jane Ski area,

Pony Lift RideRESIZED

View from Pony Express, Mary Jane Mountain February 21, 2010

Fore more details on how you can enjoy the Winter Park lifestyle, give me a call.

Austin Pottorff ? ?? 970-281-9071 ????????? www.GatewayLand.com ????????? www.LakotaAtWinterPark.com

Another beautiful sunrise in the Winter Park Fraser Valley

Shoulder season in the Colorado High Country can be quite, but the views are second to none.? Waking up early does have its advantages.

The Winter Park Fraser Valley is the most undervalued real estate market in the Colorado rockies.? If you want a view like this, simply give me a call.

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Eagle and Eagle Ranch Colorado; 16 properties under contract

Spring is in the air in the Vail Valley.? There are currently 16 homes under contract in Eagle and Eagle Ranch, Colorado.? Starting from a loft on the Eagle River listed at $299,000 to a ranch in Castle Peak listed at $1,900,000.

Eagle has become a very thriving community with so much to offer for a?first time home buyer (local) and even for a second homeowner.? There are so many great events and such going on in the community.

For more information on Eagle and happenings in the Valley….please contact?? Jill Hopkins 970-376-8692 or?jill@gatewayland.com?and please visit our website www.GatewayLand.com

Spectacular Lot Listing in Eagle Ranch; Colorado

Thinking of building your dream Ranch Style Home in Eagle Ranch?? This acre lot backs to fabulous, pristine mountain views perfect for the outdoor enthusiast.? Close to hiking trails and BLM land,? this homesite (410? Harrier Circle)?is encompassed by scerene living,? and is so close to various ammenities the Town of Eagle has to offer.?

Builder/Developer, Matt Bribach of Oredigger Construction INC.; ?envisions a ranch style home, chuck full of lavish ammenities,? such as an outdoor kitchen,? expansive firepit,? hot tub, and water-feature to fully explore and utilize the expansive views for extremely inviting outdoor living spaces.? Backing up to open space creates a truely intimate setting.

For more information on this lot Please contact? Jill Hopkins 970.376.8692

jill@gatewayland.com