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The ski season is over for 2011, but we’re continuing to watch Bachelor Gulch real estate sales stay strong.? (It’s still snowing here in the mountains however!)

Views From Bachelor Gulch

Views From Bachelor Gulch

Click Here for previous posts on?Bachelor Gulch Real Estate Activity Through Febraury 19, 2011.

Since mid February, we’ve seen 6 more transactions, with 2 more currently under contract.? That brings YTD whole ownership sales through 4/29/11 up to 10, with a total sales volume of $54,653,000!? We’re definitely on pace to surpass 2010’s 16 transactions.

Sold since mid February 2011?in Bachelor Gulch:
Buckhorn Townhome F1:??? 3 bedroom TH, sold?for $2,200,000? (or $751/SF)
Horizon Pass Condo #209😕 4 bedroom condo, sold for $2,440,000 ( or $707/SF)
Quartermoon Single Family #13😕 6 bedroom enclave home for $3,400,000 ( or $758/SF)
Horizon Pass Condo #510😕 6 bedroom condo for $4,400,000 (or $821/SF)
1211 Daybreak Ridge Rd.:? 5 bedroom single family home for $7,850,000 ( or $818/SF)
3380 Daybreak Ridge Rd.:? 7 bedroom single family home for $10,950,000 (or $1095/SF)

Currently under contract in Bachelor Gulch:
Buckhorn Townhome #23😕 3 bedroom TH; last list price of $1,890,000 ( or $796/SF)
3618 Daybreak Ridge Rd.:? 5 bedroom single family home; last list price of $6,929,000 ( or $1012/SF)

There are currently 38 active listings in Bachelor Gulch ranging in price from $825,000 to $12,900,000.? The median list price is around $2,600,000.? Relative prices range from $770/SF to $1419/SF with the median relative price around $1000/SF.

Call or email me anytime to learn more about Bachelor Gulch and to find the?BEST real estate deals!!

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View to Beaver Creek Resort/Gondola

View to Beaver Creek Resort/Gondola

This living is easy at The Seasons at Avon in the middle of the Vail Valley.? This 3 bedroom, 3 bath Penthouse condominium has spectacular views to Beaver Creek mountain and the Eagle River.? Just steps from the Westin Riverfront Resort,? Avon Library, Avon Recreation Center and Nottingham Park – this location has it all.? Walking distance to the gondola,?several great restaurants and shopping makes The Seasons at Avon convenient and fun.? Unequalled amenities include front desk, underground parking, security systems, fitness room and?onsite management.??Listed at $445,000.00

Seasons at Avon

Seasons at Avon

For a showing, please contact Owner/Broker Betty Ann Woodland at 970-376-3155

Gateway Land and Development

Phone: 970.926.6777

Fax: 970.926.2698

Edwards Village Center

PO BOX 1777

Edwards, CO 81632

A snowy season comes to an end.? Closing day of the 2010-2011 ski season?was on Easter Sunday, April 24, 2011. It all came to an end Sunday with?a weekend full of concerts, mountaintop parties, outrageous costumes?and the World Pond Skimming Championships.???What a great year it has been with record snowfall!?? Vail Mountain recorded 524″ of snow for the season, the most the resort has recorded in one season in it’s 48 year history.? All this snow means, it’s going to be a great rafting and kayaking season.?? Have fun and see you on the river!



If you are looking for a luxury estate at the base of Vail Mountain, don’t miss these two homes on Beaver Dam Road.? 387 Beaver Dam Circle is a perfect mountain single family retreat.? This is a 5 bedroom, 5 1/2 bath 3,895 square foot home with impeccable finishes including hand-hewn beams from rare Butternut wood, with views of the ski slopes and Gondola, facing west for great afternoon sun.????Offered for $7,900,000.????


394 Beaver Dam Road is? a stunning single family home with Bavarian-styled craftsmanship?with etched glass, carved wood and hand-painted murals. Seven bedrooms include a master suite, family suite and guest master.? Four seperate family living spaces, game room expansive patios and exterior access from almost every room make this the perfect home for entertaining family and friends. Offered for:? $10,900,000.

Whether you are looking for a luxury estate, Vail or Beaver Creek Condominium, or a ski in/ski out opportunity, please feel free to call Betsy Randall at (970) 401-3011 or email:? all of your real estate needs.? Please visit our website:? or

With everything from studios to 6 bedroom condominiums, Lion Square Lodge in Lionshead, Vail has a variety of real estate at every price, all in one location, which happens to be the only ski in/ ski out condo building in all of Lionshead.

Lion Square Lodge sits at the base of Vail Mountain next to the Lionshead Gondola

Who ever thought you couldn't buy into Lionshead for less than $600,000 is wrong now. There's a beautifully remodeled studio at Lion Square listed for $490,000! The pool, hot tub and ski in/ski out location alone are worth that and the home is adorable.

Lion Square Lodge's pool and hot tubs sit next to Gore Creek at the base of the Lionshead Gondola

At the other end of the price spectrum is one of the new Tower Residences. The almost 6,000 sq ft, 6 bedroom penthouse is one of just 10 homes in the newly built Lion Square Tower. It spans 2 floors of the entire building and includes a family room, office, game room, absolutely stunning features and views and is listed at $8.8 Million.

Somewhere in between these two homes are a 3,000 sq ft 6 bedroom listed at $5 Million and a 1,166 sq ft 2 bedroom listed at $1,450,000.  If you're wondering how there's such a huge range in pricing, you're not alone. Lionshead's seen impressive price increases over the past 2 years, which fairly puts pricing all over the map.

For more information on Lion Square Lodge read my blog: Lionshead's Only Ski In/Ski Out REal Estate.

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Lionshead Vail and all of Eagle County real estate sales are holding strong! Lionshead accounted for 11% of total sales dollars in Eagle County during March, third, with Vail Village at 22% and Cascade/Glen Lyon at 13%.

Eagle County sales for the month were 100% of sales dollars in March of 2010.  Lionshead's March real estate market varied with 7 properties sold ranging from $385,000 to $4 million, for an average of just under $2 million. This average sale price is double the valley wide average sale price of just over $1 million.

So, what stood out in the Vail Valley Real Estate Market in March?? March real estate in Eagle County showed the highest number of transactions,129, since October 2008. This is a huge increase over the 2.5 year average of 92 transactions per month.  With nearly $132 million, March also had the 4th highest dollar volume in the last 27 consecutive months, with the top 3 sales months occurring in the 2nd half of 2010. The driving force through the 1st quarter of 2011 has been the higher and lower ends. The high end (over $4M) has accounted for 38% of our total dollar volume. The lower end (under $500,000) accounted for 50% of all transactions. March had 5 properties that sold over $4 million; the highest residential property sold at $10,350,000 in Vail. Solaris had the highest price per square foot in March at $2,526.

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Today’s the day!? Beaver Creek Ski Mountain will be closing today 4/17/11 for the ski season.? Many well dressed ski bums will be enjoying the final day, with many after-ski parties continuing into the evening.? It has been a fantastic season, with the Beav getting 385 inches of snow!? (Vail has truly had an unreal season w/ 482 inches!!)

Beaver Creek

Beaver Creek

Read the Vail Daily Article on Beaver Creek’s last day!

Vail’s Spring Back to Vail ( click link for?complete details) is in full swing with the Greyboy Allstar’s playing in Vail Village, with music starting around 5 pm at Checkpoint Charlie!? Tis the season for everyone to blow off a little steam and get ready for mud-season.?

Have fun, be safe, and we’ll see you on the golf course!



1424 Beard Creek?Trail is a?beautiful 4 bedroom,?6,439 square foot home, located on the 6th fairway of the Cordillera Valley Club Golf Course.??Dramatic stone archways and walls, massive windows, rich hand hewn beams, stone and wood floors and handsome fireplaces?show the exceptional craftmanship?featured throughout the home.? The main floor master features a private deck and fireplace, dramatic vaulted ceilings and an expansive master bath.?

The large eat-in kitchen boasts marble counter tops, two islands, two sub-zero refrigerators, a Wolf oven and range and a massive pantry, is?perfect for entertaining family and friends.? The bright walk-out offers, in addition to two bedrooms, a large recreation room, a full wet bar, massive 2-way fireplace, wine room and a stone veranda.? This is?a home not to be missed!? Offered for $2,995,000.?

For more information on this home or other homes in the Vail Valley, please feel free to call:? Betsy Randall at (970) 401-3011 or email:? Please visit our website:?

There are currently some great real estate deals in the Homestead neighborhood of Edwards, Colorado! The Vail Valley's largest bed-base, Edwards is the heart of the valley offering a great combination of open spaces, residences and commercial properties.

The View from Terrace Ridge 12B

The View from Terrace Ridge 12B

Terrace Ridge Townhomes 12B: A spacious 3 bedroom/3.5 bathroom in a fantastic location, walking distance to downtown Edwards. The open living/dining/ kitchen area is bright with vaulted ceilings and the 3 levels provide comfortable living w/ approx 2125 square feet. 1 car garage w/ tons of storage. Offered at $449,000!

7 Andover Trail

7 Andover Trail

7 Andover Trail: A newer duplex in upper Homestead, this 4 bedroom/3.5 bathroom home lives like a single family with a separate driveway. A high level of finish exists in this 2 level home, boasting granite counters, hickory floors, vaulted ceilings, stainless appliances and a stone hearth. The functional floorplan and 2 car garage make living here a dream. Offered at $649,000. (original owner paid $730,00 in 2005)

111 Gold Dust Drive

111 Gold Dust Drive

111 Gold Dust Drive: Located in the middle bench of Homestead and backing to open space, this 5 bedroom/3.5 bathroom single family home represents a great value! Remodelled and on a large corner lot, the 3 level residence sits right across the street from a neighborhood park. With a 3 car garage and lots of storage, this home has it all. Sit back and relax, the huge deck is situated perfectly to capture every sunset! Offered at $829,900. Call or email today to learn more about these great buying opportunities in the Vail Valley!! Related Articles: Terrace Ridge Townhomes For Sale in Edwards Mountain Home For Sale in Heritage Park Fun Restaurants in Edwards, CO

Spring time is here in the Rocky Mountains!? (even though it will snow tomorrow)? Eagle and Eagle Ranch are seeing continuing high?levels of real estate activity here in 2011.? While skiers are getting in their last runs for the season, Eagle is gearing up for mountain biking and golfing.? (The Eagle Ranch golf course is OPEN for the season!)? Eagle and Eagle Ranch are accounting for a significant percentage, over 16%, of all transactions for the entire Vail Valley.

Eagle Colorado

Eagle Colorado

As of 4/13/11 in Eagle Ranch:
There are currently 44 active residential listings and 34 homesite listings.
There are 16 residences under contract and 2 homesites under contract.
There have been 22 home sales since 1/1/11 and 2 homesite sales.

For all of 2010, there were 44 residential sales and 14 homesite sales *.? ( one of these transactions included 55 homesites)
The market is already on track to significantly surpass last years numbers.

As of 4/13/11 in Eagle:
There are 64 active residential listings and 12 homesites/parcels listed.
There are 13 residences under contract and 0 homesites under contract.
There have been 16 home sales since 1/1/11 and 0 homesites sold.

For all of 2010, there were 48 residential home sales and 1 homesite sale.? The market is definitely continuing last years solid numbers.

Bank owned and short sale deals are certainly dominating the transactions.? Now is the time to buy in Eagle and Eagle Ranch!!?
Call or email me, Doug Schwartz,?to learn about some of the BEST buying opportunities available!

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