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There are currently 2 Minturn Townhomes available for?sale in historic Minturn, CO.? Minturn is located?just a few minutes from Vail and Beaver Creek ski resorts, yet retains its small town feel.? Locals and vacationers alike flock to Minturn, and these 2 properties represent great opportunities to own your own place close to it all!

The Minturn Townhomes

The Minturn Townhomes

Boasting 3 bedrooms w/ 3.5 bathrooms, 112 Taylor Ave. is ideal as both a rental property or primary residence.? The main level living area is open and bright, and the functional floorplan is complimented by a 1 car garage.? Offered at $495,000.

Right next door, 110 Taylor Ave is also available for sale.? This 3 bedroom/ 3.5 bathroom townhome is a bit larger, with approximately 1590 SF and a 2 car garage.??Well?appointed finishes highlight this end unit, and?the heated bonus room is a big plus.? Offered at $584,500.

Located at the north end of town, the Minturn Townhomes are ideally located to ski home after finishing the famous Minturn Mile.? And Minturn’s Saloon is just steps away; a must stop, try the margaritas by the roaring fire!

Call or email me today to learn more about these great buying opportunities here in the Vail Valley!

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Related Article:? Fun Restaurants in Minturn CO

Vail Colorado has always been viewed as an amazing culinary enclave in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, and it continues to impress.? There are many great restaurants in Vail, and here are a few of my favorites.? Each has something to offer, from fine dining, to a more relaxed experience.

Vail, CO

Vail, CO

Larkspur Restaurant😕 (970)754-8050
Located at the base of Gold Peak, this upscale restaurant is quite casual during lunch, as hundreds of hungry skiers descend to devour their famous Larkburger, amongst other tasty treats.??A favorite of both locals and vacationers, the evening experience is a?quite refined, and be sure to consult w/ their sommelier?if wine is your thing.? A larger space than many in the valley, Larkspur is well suited for?bigger groups; we had our rehersal dinner here and it was exceptional!

Russell’s Restaurant & Bar: (970)476-6700
Russell’s continues to deliver quality steaks and seafood in a comfortable, unpretentious environment.? With a somewhat?traditional steakhouse??menu (a compliment in my book) that hasn’t changed much since I’ve lived here,?this restaurant?welcomes you to Vail?Village, as would an old friend, just on your left as you cross the covered bridge.? The laidback feel with excellent food?and friendly staff is a big?reason I dine here.? Be sure to try the au-gratin potatoes; one or two for the table will be plenty!!

La Tour: (970)476-6930
A great choice for a special evening out, or to simply enjoy an intimate space with excellent contemporary French food.? Located across?Meadow Drive?from the Vail Village parking structure, La Tour welcomes friends and visitors, and treats all as family.? Chef Paul Ferzacca has created an inviting atmosphere, if not somewhat crowded, to match his inspired cuisine.? Worth calling ahead as it books up!

Please feel free to call or email me anytime about what to do here in the Vail Valley, especially if it involves great food.

To learn more about the Vail Valley real estate market, please visit Gateway Land and Development’s website.

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Getting around the Vail Valley is relatively easy; especially when you have a good map!

Click here for a very detailed community and road map spanning the valley, from East Vail to Gypsum.

And people often want to see a map of the ski area before they make it out here.? Here’s your chance.

Click here for a trail map of Vail!

Click here for a Beaver Creek Trail Map!

Please feel free to call or email anytime with questions about the Vail Valley!

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Boasting a private, wooded lot, and conveniently located just minutes to the Beaver Creek ski base and village, this spectacular 7,289 square foot home is the ultimate Beaver Creek residence. Set on the 3rd fairway of Beaver Creek’s celebrated golf course, the 6 bedroom, 7.5 bathroom masterpiece has not left a detail behind: the grand master suite is complete with a private study; the main level is an entertainment haven with a bar, billiards room, and stone wood-burning fireplace; the guest quarters is expansive yet private, and includes a family room and wet bar. Multiple large decks create amazing outdoor spaces.

Price REDUCED to $3,998,000

For more information on this Beaver Creek home, or for more information on Vail Valley real estate please email me at, call me at 970.376.5742, or visit our website to search Vail Valley property for sale at

Bachelor Gulch continues to be one of the best on-mountain ski communities anywhere in the country! Fortunatley for us, Bachelor Gulch is right here in the Vail Valley, connected via the ski slopes to Beaver Creek Resort and Arrowhead Mountain, just south of Avon, CO.

Views of and from Bachelor Gulch

Views of and from Bachelor Gulch

Bachelor Gulch is considered by many the epitome of planned ski communties; a ski-in/ski-out gated community, anchored by the Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch, comprised of many excellent housing options from custom single family estates to cozy condominiums.

There are currently 46 condominiums in Bachelor Gulch for sale; ranging in price from $1,195,000 for a large 1 bedroom Ritz Residential Suite to $5,180,000 for a huge 5 bedroom condo in the Hummingbird Lodge. The majority of the active listings hover around a list price of $1000/SF. In 2009, which was quite the slow year real estate-wise, only 9 condos sold in Bachelor Gulch. The average sales price was about $2,320,000; or $832/sf on a relative basis.

Call me today so I can help you find potentially great deals on Bachelor Gulch condos here in the Vail Valley!

For Sale: Ritz Residential Suite Unit 758

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Lakota at Winter Park not only offers easy access to Colorado’s Favorite ski resort, it also offers immediate access to the Continental Divide access gate for Snowmobiles and hikers. Here my dog Maverick poses next to the trail head, about 400 yards from my office at Northwoods at Lakota Park.



Walk to the Eagle River, Shopping, Restaurants, and the Theater from this immaculate loft style condominium in the heart of Edwards.? Some of the many upgrades include: Remote control blinds on all windows, hardwood flooring, exposed duct work, and stainless steel appliances.? For the right buyer, owner will pay first year’s condo fees.

Despite all of the negatives that are prevalent during these difficult times, Gateway Land and Development has a multitude of extraordinary opportunities! We have gorgeous estates, stunning condominiums, breathtaking lots, and incredible commercial properties that have all been significantly reduced and are screaming deals!


Nested on 3 acres of gorgeous aspen groves and surrounded by sweeping views of the Vail Valley, this stunning Mountain Star estate has left no detail behind: 3 striking turrets exude mountain elegance; state-of-the-art audio and video systems enthrall the most avid tech enthusiast; flagstone and walnut floors create a warm and luxurious feel throughout the home; and the outdoor living is unrivaled, with multiple heated stone verandas, fire pit, and sunken hot tub. Reduced $1,000,000 to $5,995,000!


Nestled on 2.46 acres, this stunning Strawberry Park estate has left no detail behind: ski-in/ski-out access creates the ultimate ski mountain home; floor-to-ceiling windows capture the awe-inspiring views of Beaver Creek and Vail’s Back Bowls; the grand master suite satisfies even royalty; the west wing provides unequalled guest privacy with 6 unique bedroom suites; and the theatre and game room, hot tub, and lounging area create the perfect entertainment escape. Price dramatically reduced to $9,950,000.


This wonderful home is nestled against a wildflower hillside and overlooks the 2nd and 3rd fairways of the celebrated Country Club of the Rockies. Just a short walk to the clubhouse, Alpine Club, and ski slopes, this residence is the ultimate golf and ski home. The outdoor haven boasts a creek and stone patio, and the upstairs includes a loft/office and 2 bedrooms. The lower level offers extraordinary entertainment spaces, including a massive recreation room, walk-out patio, and 2 additional suites. Reduced to $1,895,000.


Located on the banks of Lake Creek adjacent to Open Space, this 4 bedroom home enjoys the sound of the rushing creek from the deck and walk-out patio. This residence features an open floor plan with hardwood floors, high ceilings, large windows, and excellent finishes. The expansive walk-out lower level includes a private bedroom and a large recreation room while the master suite enjoys gorgeous Lake Creek views. Reduced to $939,000!


This 2 bedroom plus loft townhome is beautifully remodeled with slab granite countertops, stainless appliances, and travertine tile. A large, fenced yard and beautiful views out to mountain vistas and waterfalls complete this Vail retreat. Located in a small complex, this Ridgeview home also includes a lock-off, providing great rental income. Offered for $439,000


This .96 acre homesite in Eagle Ranch has unparalleled views across Brush Creek Valley, reaching Castle Peak and beyond. With a gentle grade and sweeping views, this lot provides the ultimate setting for your new custom home. Offered for just $210,000!

For more information on these homes, or to search Vail properties, please visit our website: or call or email me at 970.376.5742,

Looking for deals in Beaver Creek, CO?!? Seems to be that many buyers are seeking precisley that; a good deal for a property that they can buy to use AND?to rent to off-set some of the carry costs.? Located within the northern edge of the Beaver Creek PUD, Beaver Creek Landing is one development that fits the bill.?

VIew of Beaver Creek Landing

VIew of Beaver Creek Landing

Built in 2007, Beaver Creek Landing is comprised of 2 slopeside buildings (A & B), underground heated parking, a fitness center, a?heated outdoor swimming pool with hot tubs, a ski room w/ boot dryers, and a front desk.? With access to Beaver Creek’s Mountain Transportation (formerly Dial-a-ride shuttle service), a chairlift just to the east accessing Bachelor Gulch’ s ski slopes?and a gondola that accesses the Westin Riverfront Resort and Spa, Beaver Creek Landing is close to it all.

There are currently 18 units within the complex for sale.? (Many original purchasers were speculating near the height of the market here, and are know looking to sell below their purchase prices!)? Prices range from $895,00 to $1,975,000?, (for a 1 bedroom and 3 bedroom, respectively) and?there may be excellent deals to be had!? You don’t know until you?put it in writing.? Many sellers are hesitant to reduce the list price, but are anxious to sell.

To learn more about Beaver Creek Landing?and the potential deals to be had, please call Doug at 970-926-6777.

For a little historical perspective on Beaver Creek Landing;
Article From December 2007

Article from October 2005

Article From July 2005

2010 is upon us and we are anticipating change, growth, and success! We are expectant that the real estate market is awakening and we are already seeing a turnaround in the first few days of the New Year. Gateway has just released our celebrated Winter Buyer’s Guide which includes some of the finest homes in the Valley. We currently have incredible listings and are very proud to showcase them this winter!

All of us at Gateway are excited about the prospects of this New Year and wish great success and prosperity to you, your family, and all your ventures!

For a copy of our Buyer’s Guide please call us at 800.627.0439 and we will send you a copy!

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