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Bellyache OPEN HOUSE !? (Brought to you by the?number 1!)

Top of the World Views from Bellyache

Top of the World Views from Bellyache

Tuesday January 11th, multiple homes in the Bellyache community (located above Wolcott CO) will be?OPEN TO THE PUBLIC?from 11-1 pm!

Bellyache is a wonderful neighborhood of locals and second homeowners that appreciate nature’s beauty and fantastic views.? Bellyache feels like it’s a world away and yet it is conveniently located near the geographic center of Eagle County.? Be only minutes from world class skiing at Vail or Beaver Creek, as well as the Eagle County Regional Airport.

Looking Out from Behind 624 Big Dipper

Looking Out from Behind 624 Big Dipper

624 Big Dipper Rd. is one of the featured homes.
Situated on 1.84 acres with plenty of trees plus big views, this contemporary mountain home has 3 bedrooms/2.5 baths with great fininshes.? The large kitchen/dining/living area is wonderful for entertaining or just relaxing at home by the fire.? The home was the personal residence of the designing architect and its mountain modern flair blends materials (steel, wood, concrete) seemlessly.? Currently offered for $798,000 for approximately 2957 sqaure feet with a large 2 car garage.

Be sure to come to Bellyache January 11, 2011, from 11-1 for your chance to view this and the other fine homes.

Related Article:
Mountain Modern Home in Bellyache with Big Views

Red Sky Ranch had a terrific 2010?seeing increased real estate activity!!? Located in Wolcott, CO Red Sky Ranch is the ultimate in high end golf and alpine ranch living!? Many buyers agree as 7 homesites were sold in 2010 and 7 residences were sold as well.? Sales prices of the homesites ranged from $167,369 for an enclave lot?to $715,000 for a 1.46 acre custom lot.? The residences that sold ranged from $1,795,000 to $4,300,000.? There is currently very little inventory available for completed homes, with only 2 on the market w/ one pre-construction opportunity also listed.

Red Sky Ranch in Winter

Red Sky Ranch in Winter

There are currently 12 active homesite listings.? Prices range from $275,000 to $995,000.? One of the best Fazio Course homesites on the market has to be?85 East Lakeside Trail?(Lot 60) now listed at $495,000.? This?1.76 acre?flat lot is perfect for an?easy?build capturing the HUGE views to Castle Peak, Beaver Creek and Bellyache Ridge.? Sitting?right on the?5th green, the commanding vistas take one’s breath away and provide backdrop to the gorgeous alpine ranch setting.

The View South from 85 E Lakeside Trail

The View South from 85 E Lakeside Trail

Not only did real estate activity see a huge increase, but the Red Sky Golf Club membership increased by 17 new members as well.? (And at $140,000 per membership Red Sky Ranch continues to be one of the most exclusive and customer focussed golf course communities in the country.)

Now is the time to capitalize on the Great Deals available!!

For a personal tour of Red Sky Ranch,? call or email Doug Schwartz (broker/owner) anytime.

Related Articles:
Homesites 60 & 85 at Red Sky Available For Purchase

Gateway Land & Development's 2011 Vail Valley Real Estate Guide is now online! Featuring the valley's finest properties from ski homes to 825-acre ranches, Gateway Land & Development is here to serve your real estate needs and help find your dream property! CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE VAIL VALLEY REAL ESTATE GUIDE

For more information on these or other properties, please contact Aubrie Apple at 970.376.5016 or email me at

There has been quite a bit of real estate activity lately in the small enclave of homes at Heritage Park, located in the Homestead nieghborhood of Edwards, CO. Composed of 24 single family homesites, Heritage Park offers gorgeous BuiltGreen homes with excellent finishes, big views to the surrounding mountains and great floorplans.

80 Heritage Park Place

80 Heritage Park Place

121 Heritage Park Place sold on 10/14/10 for $1,000,000. This was a developer owned home and had been on the market for just over a year. 89 Heritage Park Place has just?gone under contract; the last list price was $900,000. Update: Advertised as a short sale, this one closed at $800,000.

There are currently 2 other newly constructed homes in Heritage Park listed for sale; 12 Hollis Lane at $1,189,000 and 80 Heritage Park Place at $1,297,000. Come by soon before these opportunities are no longer around! Be a part of this great neighborhood and all of Homestead's amenities.

(Owners at Heritage Park have access to the Homestead Court Club and its tennis courts, indoor swimming pool, racquetball courts, fitness equipment, locker rooms, yoga classes, personal trainers, babysitting services and more!!)

Call me for more information on Heritage Park and Edwards, Colorado real estate.

Related Article: 80 Heritage Park Place For Sale in Homestead

It’s that time of year again:? when Vail rolls out?amazing FREE concerts during its Vail Snow Daze event!!? Starting December 6 and going through December 12, 2010, great music, great vendors, apres ski and after dark parties bring fun and excitement to the Vail Valley.?

Four different headline acts will be performing on various days:
12/9? Mix Master Mike 6-9 pm for Street Beat
12/10 Dwight Yoakam 7-9:30 pm at Ford Park
12/11 O.A.R. 7-9:30 pm at Ford Park
12/12 Weezer 6-9 pm at Ford Park

And yes, they are all FREE and open to the public!

Vail Snow Daze’s Official Website

And for those of you looking for things for the kids to do; check out the newly launched Vail Family Holidaze!
This fun-for-the-whole-family series of events runs 12/18/10 through Christmas Day!

Vail has received tons of snow thus far and the skiing really has been excellent.? Look for the opening of the new Chair 5 in Sun Down Bowl on December 10th!? This will certainly change the way Vail mountain is skied.? (powder day tactics will likely be adjutsed by long term locals as they figure out the best way to ski fresh powder all day long)

Check back often for updates about What to Do in the Vail Valley!!


Beaver Creek is all set to host the Birds of Prey World Cup races here in the Vail Valley!!? Practice and training runs have already begun, with the official races starting Friday 12/3/10 through Sunday 12/5/10.?

Currently the races are scheudled as follows:
Friday😕 11 am? Men’s Downhill Race
Saturday😕 11 am Men’s Super G Race
Sunday😕 9:45 am Men’s GS Race:? Run 1
????????????????? 12:45 pm? Men’s GS Race:? Run 2

Lots of fun activities and events are scheduled around the races, both on the mountain and in town so be sure to attend.? Great music w/ food and drink specials will be going on at Red Tail Deck Friday & Saturday 10 am to 4 pm and on Sunday 9 am to 2:30 pm.? The races are of course FREE and open to the public!? If you’ve never checked out a World Cup ski event,? come by as they are not to be missed!

Click Here to View the Vail Daily Articles and Coverage

And by the way, if ski racing is not your thing Vail is opening Blus Sky Basin this Friday as well!
Vail Mountain has received 100 inches of snow this year,?7 weeks earlier than last year!? Vail will have 4308 acres of skiable terrain open this weekend with 17 lifts open.?

The Vail Valley is the place to be this weekend!