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Exdpedia travellers have selected the Vail Racquet Club as one of their 2010 Expedia Insiders’ Select List for the world’s best hotels.? The list?highlights hotel properties that?provide?” excellent customer service, a great overall experience and a notable value.”? So the word is out on something locals have known for years:? the Vail Racquet Club is a great hotel property with great customer service.

There are currently 15 active condominium listings in this great complex:? 10 one bedroom units ranging in price from $279,000 to $369,000 with the median list price around $316,000 and?4 two bedroom units ranging in price from $399,000 to $595,000 and 0ne 3 bedroom unit listed at $699,000.?

Located in picturesque East Vail and set right on Gore Creek, the Vail Racquet Club provides many amenities to its guests and owners including: 3 clay tennis courts, 7 hard tennis courts, a 25 meter outdoor swimming pool that is open year round, hot tubs, a recently renovated health and fitness facility, steam rooms, saunas and more.? There are also?many nearby?hiking and biking trails, ?fly fishing in Gore Creek is just outisde your door, and world class skiing is just minutes away at Vail Mountain!? The free East Vail bus stops right outisde the club so no need to drive anywhere.? Also onsite is an excellent restaurant (the Alpine Tavern Restaurant & Bar) and a new coffee shop (Wendy’s Alpine Coffee Shop).

To learn more about the Vail Racquet Club or about the available condominiums for sale, please contact Doug anytime.

Looking for a Colorado property?? Then look no further.? Sitting right on the Eagle River in Minturn CO, 1874 Cross Creek Lane is a stunning 3 bedroom/3.5 bathroom log home.

1874 Cross Creek Lane

1874 Cross Creek Lane

The open floorplan is ideal for entertaining, with its expanded kitchen, large dining area and great room.? The kitchen boasts granite slab counters, a Wolf range, a SubZero refrigerator, tile floor, beautiful alder cabinets, bar seating, and a pantry.? The??great room has lofted ceilings with HUGE windows that capture the views to the mountains, trees and the river.? The dining room?has plenty of space for a large group or an intimate dinner.

The Gourmet Kitchen

The Gourmet Kitchen


The Great Room

The Great Room

The Dining Room

The Dining Room

And the spacious bedrooms provide the perfect end to the adventurous day in the mountains.? The large storage closet on the front porch has plenty of space for your toys.? And as part of the Minturn Racquet & Trout Club, you get all of its amenities including a hot tub,? double squash court, steam room, pool table,? members lounge, an outdoor seating area with fireplace and wood fired pizza oven.? Plus an onsite caretaker!!? Offered at $1,250,000, this mountain home is worth a look!

?Related Article:? The Minturn Racquet & Trout Club

The Vail International Dance Festival returns to Vail, July 27th through August 10, 2010. Stars from around the world come together on the stage for unparralled artistry, featuring a wide variety of repetory.? All of the performances?will be?held at the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater.? This is the?schedule at a glance:

Tuesday, July 27, 6:30 pm

Savion Glover with Jazz Legend Eddie Palmieri

Saturday, July 31, 7:30 pm

Pacific Northwest Ballet; Ballet Masterworks

Sunday, August 1, 7:30 pm

Broadway, Ballet & Beyond; Pacific Northwest Ballet?

Monday, August 2, 7:30 pm

Paul Taylor Dance Company

Tuesday, August 3, 7:30 pm

Dance for $20.10

Wednesday, August 4, 7:30 pm

Beijing Dance/LDTX

Thursday, August 5, 6:00 pm

Starts of the 2010 International Evenings of Dance

Friday, August 6 and Saturday, August 7, 7:30 pm

International Evenings of Dance 2010

Saturday, August 7, 2:00 pm

The Art of Tango

Sunday, August 8, 7:30 pm

Ballroom 2010: Tango

Tuesday, August 10, 6:30 pm

Bud Light Hot Summer Nights of Dance: BreakEFX

For a complete schedule of events and ticket information, please visit:?

For information on activities and Real Estate in the Vail Valley, please feel free to contact:? Betsy Randall at (970) 401-3011 or visit our website:??



The Teva Mountain Games are the country’s largest celebration of adventure, sports, art and music.? The Teva Mountain Games return to Vail, June 3 – 6, 2010.? Professional and amateur athletes, both locally and around the world, will converge upon the mountains and rivers of Vail to compete in eight sports? and 24 disciplines for more than $100,000 in prize money.? This years sporting events include; kayaking, rafting, World Cup bouldering, amateur climbing, fly fishing, stand up paddling, trail running, mountain biking, road cycling?and a half a marathon.

In addition to the athletic event, the Teva Mountain Games will include a mountain photography competition, an interactive family zone and demo area, live music and mountain lifestyle parties.? Come check out the intense competition, thrilling victories and the lastest and greatest in outdoor gear.

For more information on the Teva Mountain Games and schedule go to their website at:? For information on what’s happening in the Vail Valley please feel free to call:? Betsy Randall at (970) 401-3011 or visit our website:?

Bud Light is proud once again to sponsor local favorite:? Hot Summer Nights!!? Be sure to visit Ford Amphitheater this summer on Tuesday nights to see great live music and to see everyone in town!!? This is THE place to “see and be seen”!? Free music, great views and fun people, all in a stunning outdoor setting here in the Vail Valley.

Click Here For the Vail Valley Foundation’s Official Hot Summer Night Website!

Here is the summer 2010 line up (shows start at 6:30pm):

Soulive: 6/15
The Aggrolites: 6/22
The Killdares: 6/29
Jonathan Tyler & The Northern Lights: 7/6
Hoots & Hellmouth: 7/13
Laura?Reed & Deep Pocket: 7/20
Break EFX: 8/10? (Hot Summer Nights of Dance)
Toad the Wet Sprocket: 8/17
Message in a Bottle: The Police Tribute: 8/24

If you’ve never to been to a Hot Summer Nights’ show, you’ve been missing out; go solo, go as a couple, or bring the kids, just be sure to check it out.? To learn more about all the fun activities here in the Vail Valley, please call or email anytime.


The late spring snow storms have increased our snowpack to almost normal and the rivers are starting to rise.? It’s time to get geared up for the summer activities that Vail and Beaver Creek have to offer and one of my favorite’s is whitewater rafting.? Savor a true adventure while in Vail or Beaver Creek this summer with a whitewater rafting trip.? Class I to Class V river trips on the Eagle, Colorado and Arkansas are available.? Take a day to enjoy the trills of a half day, full day or multi-day river trip designed for beginner to advanced paddlers.? For information on rafting please go to:? or

If whitewater rafting is not your sport, there are many other activities to keep you occupied such as: golf, tennis, hiking, biking, fishing and horseback riding.? For more information on what’s happening in the Vail Valley please feel free to call:? Betsy Randall at (970) 401-3011 or visit our website:?

“Encompassing over 7,000 acres The Club at Cordillera is renowned for its year-round, family-friendly sporting, educational, culinary activities and programs that provide members with countless opportunities to participate in the pursuit of shared interests and pleasures. Their world-class golf courses, tucked into one of the Colorado’s most beautiful mountainous settings, provide a remarkable backdrop for enjoying all of the Club’s recreational amenities. The Club at Cordillera strives to create an environment for their members and their families that furthers relationships, enriches lives and establishes lifetime memories through membership opportunities that are generational.”

Cordillera Community Amenities


3 Signature 18-hole golf courses, Nicklaus, Irwin, and Fazio

9 hole Short Course, Dave Peltz

2 teaching facilities, Tom Stickney Golf Instruction and Dave Peltz Golf Academy

1.3 miles of private gold medal Eagle River fishing access

System of maintained hiking trails, access to hundreds of acres of National Forest and BLM land

Winter Nordic Center, outdoor skating rink, groomed sled hill

Equestrian Center

3 workout facilities, Summit Athletic Club, Valley Club, and Lodge & Spa at Cordillera

Tennis and Pool center at the Valley Club with Member grill


4 Clubhouses with dining rooms and men’s/women’s locker rooms

The Trailhead, family clubhouse with summer day camp

Categories of Membership

Premier: Includes generational/legacy privileges for the designated member’s family. Giving the children and parents of that member full membership privileges at the Club at Cordillera, the designated member also receives affiliate membership priviledges, under a single set of dues, $165,000 membership deposit, $12,250 annual dues for 2010, 80% refundable per Membership plan.

Charter: Includes a full membership to the Club at Cordillera for the entire family, the children, and the parents of the designated member, under a single set of dues, $145,000 membership deposit, $12,250 annual dues for 2010, 80% refundable per Membership plan.

Signature Golf: Entitles full use of all Club amenities and facilities, $115,000 deposit, $12,250 annual dues for 2010, 80% refundable per Membership plan.

Social: Available for Cordillera property owners and non-property owners granting access to all facilites and amenities except golf, $20,000 membership deposit, $4,120 in annual dues, transferable membership option through Club for Cordillera property owners, 80% refundable per Membership plan.

Club at Cordillera website