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The Westin Riverfront Resort and Spa still has some?amazing discounts available on studio suites and two bedroom residences.? The original discount of 35% – 40% has expired but the developers are encouraging offers.? 57 residences have sold in the past four weeks and expect to sell out by the end of ski season.? ?There are 7 studio suites and 12 two bedroom suites still available.? Prices start at $375,000 for a studio suite and $1,185,000 for a two bedroom residence.? Please feel free to call Betsy Randall at (970) 401-3011 if you would like more information or visit our website:?

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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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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The Arrabelle Club is a private, year-round alpine-ski and mountain club that provides convenience, amenities and friendships to enrich your mountain adventures.? Located in the heart of Lionshead, the Arrabelle?Club is?in full swing?of ?its second season.??Members enjoy an array of social and recreational amenities including access to the Club’s Great Room and Terrace with breathtaking views of Vail Mountain.

There are two types of memberships being offered:

Full Memberships: includes slopeside year-round valet parking in the Arrabelle’s private heated garage along with? all of the wonderful amenities included in the membership.? The price for the Full Membership Deposit is $150,000 plus annual dues.

Social Memberships: includes all the amenities with the exception of the valet parking.? The price for the Social Membership Deposit is $50,000 plus annual dues.

The Arrabelle Club offers some incredible amenities with their memberships. ?Membership privileges include:

  • Valet-Parking: Full Memberships will enjoy year-round, 24-hour valet service, in the heated garage at the Arrabelle at Vail Square.
  • Private Locker:? Each Full and Social Memberships include one private locker in the Club’s locker area.? Lockers are oversized and provide shelving and hooks to accomodate your ski coat.? There are men’s and women’s showers for your convenience.
  • Ski-Valet: The staff will have your skis or snowboards ready for you to hit the slopes, located directly adjacent to the Eagle Bahn Gondola.? Each member can store up to four pairs of skis or snowboards with the ski valet.
  • Spa: Club members will receive discounts on the services at The Arrabelle’s luxurious, 10,000 square foot Rock Resorts Spa.? The Spa features rejuvenating treatments, full service nail salon, and 11 treatment rooms.
  • Fitness: Members will enjoy unlimited access to the state-of-the-art fitness center at The Arrabelle at Vail Square.? Personalized fitness trainers are available for consultation.
  • The Great Room:?Daily in the Great Room, Deluxe Continetal breakfast is served from 7:30 to 10:30 am. Members can enjoy fresh coffee and healthy breakfast items.? Members can also enjoy a la carte lunch while overlooking Vail Mountain.
  • Concierge Services: The concierges are resourceful and knowledgeable, and?will help coordinate daily activities in the Vail community and assist with Members overall entertainment needs year round.

The Arrabelle Club does have a financing program available?for the 2009-2010 winter season.? If you choose to finance a Full Membership; a $50,000 payment is due with the application and the final $105,000 payment is due on the one year anniversary membership date. ($5,000 in compounded interest at 5%).? If you choose to to finance the Social Membership; at $25,000 payment is due with the application and the remaining $26,000 payment is due on the one year anniversary membership date. ($1,000 in compounded interest at 4%).? The offer is for a limited time only and is subject to change.? The dues schedule is not affected by this.

For an additional fee, memberships may be attached to your Eagle County property and transferred upon the sale.? The Arrabelle Club provides an execeptional membership opportunity to enhance your Vail experience.

If you are interested in checking out the Arrabelle Club, they do offer a Member for the Day Program.? Please feel free to call Betsy Randall at (970) 401-3011 if you would like more information.? Please visit our website: or


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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Opening Summer of 2010, The Four Seasons Resort will set a new standard for Vail. Situated on 2.7 acres, this development will offer a 500,000 square foot Four Seasons Hotel, 16 whole ownership private residences and 19 fractional Residence Club Vacation Condominiums sold at 1/12 interest.

The 16 whole ownership private residences include one, two, three, four and five bedroom floor plans that range in size from 1,650 to 5,700 square feet. The each private residences has their own unique floor plan and different combinations of finishes. The private residences feature mountain views sweeping the Vail Valley, from Golden Peak to Vail Ski Mountain, secure elevator access to your private residence floor, two deeded parking spaces located in the heated garage. Now priced from $2,700,000 to $14,500,000.

Tucked away in a private wing of the Four Seasons Resort Vail are 19 fractional Residence Club Vacation Condominiums which are being sold at 1/12 interest. The fractional condominiums consist of two, three and four bedroom floor plans that range in size from 1,835 to 3,500 square feet. Enjoy all the amenties that the Four Seasons Resort Vail has to offer at a relatively inexpensive price. The fractional condominiums are now priced from $299,900 to $528,900.

The Four Seasons Resort Vail will have some incredible amenities that owners and guests can take advantage of. The amenities include: Ski Conceirge Service at the base of Vail’s Vista Bahn, full spa with 13 indoor/outdoor treatment rooms, state-of-the-art fitness center, fine dining restaurant, apres’ ski lounge with bar, to just name a few.

If you are looking for great location with mountain views, value, and first class amenities, then look no further. For information on the Four Seasons Private Residences in Vail please feel free to call: Betsy Randall at (970) 401-3011 or email: Please visit our website:

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.



Four Seasons Resort Vail, located in Vail Village, on a 2.7 acre development site,?have a?full service 500,000?square foot Four Seasons Hotel, 19 fractional residences, sold at 1/12 interests and 16 whole-ownership private residences.??The Four Seasons Resort Vail is now scheduled to open Summer 2010.

The Four Seasons Private?Residences consist of?16 whole-ownership private residences, featuring one, two, three, four and five bedroom floor plans?ranging?in size from 1,626 square feet to 5,700 square feet.??Each private residence has a unique floor plan and offers different combinations of finishes in each home,?mountain views sweeping the Vail Valley from Golden Peak to Vail Ski Mountain,?secure elevator access to your private residence floor and two deeded parking spaces located in a heated garage. The whole-ownership private residences are now priced from: $2,700,000 to $14,500,000.

The Four Seasons Residence Club has 19 residences available for fractional ownership that are being sold at 1/12 interests.? There are two, three and four bedroom floor plans available ranging in size from 1,835 square feet to 3,500 square feet.? The fractional ownership residences are now?priced from: $299,000 to $528,900.

The Four Seasons Resort Vail has some incredible resort amenties that the owners and guests may take advantage of such as: Ski Concierge service at the base of Vail’s Vista Bahn Lift, full service spa with 13 indoor/outdoor treatment rooms, state- of-the-art fitness club, fine dining restaurant, apres ski lounge and much more.

For more information?on pricing, floor plans or to arrange to see the model?of?Four Seasons Private Residences Vail please feel free to call: Betsy Randall at (970) 401-3011 or visit our website: