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181 Castle Peak Gate

 

Breathtaking 6,375sqft masterpiece on one of the finest sites in Arrowhead. Grand views to Castle Peak, overlooking CCR and backing to open space! PLENTY of room! This 5 bedroom, 7 bathroom stunner with unsurpassed floor plan has gracious great room, massive rock fire place, private dining, wet bar  and butler’s pantry. The gourmet kitchen with 10ft island and eating nook is the family focal point and opens to huge wraparound deck and stone terrace with gazebo and fire place. Private master wing, 2nd master with study, huge rec room, beautifully furnished.
181 Castle Peak Gate is  MUST SEE home!

Please view the site HERE! 

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Gateway Land and Development Real Estate
183 Gore Creek Drive | Suite 5 | Vail Village
970-926-6777 OR 970-790-6777

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Masters Gallery located in the heart of Vail Village is introducing new artist Teshia and her large scale vivid wildlife paintings to Colorado.  Being a local resident everyday we’re hit with beautiful scenery and if we’re lucky a glimpse at the magical wildlife around the Valley…Teshia’s paintings however, come to life from the canvas and are quite a sight!

Above is is painting titled, “Old Soul”… Teshia’s contemporary paintings are inspired by wildlife of the West.

Here’s what you need to know about Teshia’s local pop-up in Vail 

When: 3 to 7 p.m. Friday, March 3, and Saturday, March 4.

Where: Masters Gallery, 100 E. Meadow Drive, No. 27, Vail Village.

Cost: Admission is free; artwork is available for purchase

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For more information on what’s happening in or around the Town of Vail shoot me an email to stay in touch, or pop by our Vail Village office located above the International bridge in the Sitzmark building and say hello!

Vail gets hit with a spicy taste of New-Orleans-style fun as CarniVail returns this weekend! Those in the Vail Village will enjoy Mardi Gras festival and all the Cajun fixin’s from a legendary craw-fish boil to the Fat Tuesday Parade and street shenanigans!

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Below is the list of CarniVail’s events!

Saturday, February 25

World’s Highest Low-Country Crawfish Boil at Eagle’s Nest
Noon–2:30pm

  • Menu: Combo plate with crawfish, sausage, corn, new potatoes, gumbo, etouffee, king cake, hurricanes and beer specials
  • Live music by Johnny Schlepper & Friends

Bud Light CarniVail Party at Express Lift

3–6pm

  • Bud Light beer and other draft beer specials
  • Après drink & food specials like chicken wings, Colorado sausage platter, cheese curds and more
  • Great giveaways
  • Live music by Dave Estes

Sunday, February 26

Mardi-Gras at Mid-Vail

Noon–3:00pm

  • Menu: New Orleans Style Gumbo, Jambalaya, and Beignets
  • Live entertainment from The Sessh

Bud Light CarniVail Party at Express Lift

3–6pm

  • Bud Light beer and other draft beer specials
  • Après drink & food specials like chicken wings, Colorado sausage platter, cheese curds and more
  • Enter to win a Bud Light cruiser bike

“Fat” Tuesday, February 28

Après Party at Express Lift
Vail Village, Base of Gondola One
2:30-4:30pm

Après Party at Tavern on the Square
Lionshead, Base of Eagle Bahn Gondola
3:30-4:30pm

 

 

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Enjoy!!! Pop into our Vail office located above the International Bridge in the Sitzmark building! For more information on fun events in Vail Village contact me, Maxine@GatewayLand.com 

 

Starting today you can easily commute from the mile high city to the mountains smooth and efficiently throughout the weekend! The Snowstang is an extension  of the transportation department’s popular “Bustang” bus service.  Since the widely acclaimed Bustang service has been a hit, the transportation unit decided since weekend traffic can be so hectic that offering a weekend service; the Snowstang would be equally efficient and popular.

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This weekend launches the first of a two-weekend trial run of bus service between the Denver area and six mountain resorts, including Vail. The second run is the weekend of Feb. 25.

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$60: Round-trip ticket to Vail on the new “SnowStang” bus.
$25: Cost for between four and 24 hours of ski-season parking in a Vail Parking Structure.

For more information: Go to https://www.codot.gov/travel/bustang.

For more information on Vail Valley Real Estate trends please contact me; Lai, Lai@GatewayToVail.com OR call me at 970-471-2207

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Great news for Beaver Creek lift, Drink of Water….Soon renovation begins to cut chair lift times IN HALF as well as add more riders to the lift by making the chair larger!

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Updates to the hill pump up riders as we are all advantageous to get as many turns in on the hill as possible. Vail Resorts is reportedly spending nearly $100 million dollars in the guest experience for the 2016-2017 Winter season.

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For more information on whats happening around Vail contact me, Maxine at Maxine@GatewayLand.com

For more information on Vail Valley Real Estate please call our Vail Village office at 970-790-6777

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Vail Mountain School is excited to bring back the Telemark Sprint Classic!!!

This awesome family events is open to the public; the course includes a unique 360 degree banked turn called a , “reipelokke” and an uphill skate at the end of the course.  Even if you aren’t a participant it’s a neat event to spectate!
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We’re so lucky here in Colorado for our schools to have opportunities for students that include neat sports like telemark skiing. Enjoying our states surroundings is what it’s all about here!

This event takes place at Golden Peak in Vail and will begin after registration hours that are; 8AM-9:30AM. Cost is $40 which includes a BBQ after the race!

For more information on community events in wonder Vail OR for any answers to your real estate inquires please contact me, Lai at Lai@GatewayToVail.com 

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Free your heel, free your mind, telemark skiers say…..

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Northwoods Express is a legendary lift on the front side of Vail Mountain, serving moderate and advanced terrain for wild riders. The new lift will reduce wait times and increase capacity by 25%! The increase will also improve the flow of skiers and snowboarders to Vail’s epic Back Bowls and Blue Sky Basin throughout the day, as well as create a better flow of traffic exiting Blue Sky Basin and moving across the mountain at the end of the day.

If you ride as often as I do on Vail’s awesome mountain you can understand my utter excitement for this addition! I feel like this expansion will create more space for riders; as there is more access to terrain via the Northwoods lift #11!

Check out this awesome quote from Doug Lovell – chief operating officer here at Vail Mountain… “The replacement of Northwoods will impact a key area of the mountain, especially at the end of the day, as guests are leaving Blue Sky Basin and making their way west,” said Lovell. “Every time we upgrade a lift at Vail, we are enhancing the guest experience on the mountain, and that experience has been completely transformed since 2007. We are allowing guests more time to explore the terrain and less time waiting in line or riding a chairlift.”

This six-passenger lift to debut during the 2017-2018 winter season. The new lift marks the 10th lift replacement in the last 11 years at Vail.

For more news on what’s happening in beautiful Vail Village come on in our Vail office located near the International Bride!
Maxine@GatewayLand.com 
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Inspired by the Norse goddess of winter, Vail Mountain will host the second annual Skadi Fest. From December 14-16, 2016, female skiers will be treated to customized on-mountain guided experiences with female instructors, evening VIP events, and female-specific ski equipment demos. United by a passion for skiing and the outdoors, Skadi Fest is an event designed by women for women and is offered for any level of skier.
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What a beautiful backdrop of Vail Village to host this awesome event! If you missed out on last nights activities, have no fear there is still SO much fun to be had!

Here are a break down of the on going events….

DEMO/EXPO VILLAGE in Lionshead (8:30am-3:30pm):

  • Unlimited 2017 ski demo’s from 12+ vendors at the Demo Village at the base of the Eagle Bahn Gondola in Lionshead.
  • Free tips from Vail Ski Pros

GUIDED TOUR EXPERIENCE (8:30am-3:30pm):

  • Tour the mountain with a female instructor who can help you understand what ski works best for you in what conditions while guiding you to the best terrain on Vail Mountain, with the Skadi Vail General Admission Ticket.

SIGNATURE EVENT (6pm-10pm):

  • Wine and cheese pairings at the Grandview Room
  • Raffle of amazing ski and winter gear benefiting Pink Vail
  • Live music from Hardscrabble at the Evergreen Lodge to finish off the night

FRIDAY, DEC. 16

MORNING YOGA (7:30am-8:30am): Stretch out in preparation for a day on the mountain at the Grandview Room. Free of charge, but limited to the first 40 who register. RSVP here.

  • Helly Hansen Base Layer giveaways
  • Lolë yoga mat giveaways

DEMO/EXPO VILLAGE

in Lionshead (8:30am-3:30pm): Unlimited 2017 ski demo’s from 12+ vendors at the Demo Village at the base of the Eagle Bahn Gondola in Lionshead.

• Ski School guided tour experience (8:30am-3:30pm): Tour the mountain with a female instructor who can help you understand what ski works best for you in what conditions while guiding you to the best terrain on Vail Mountain, with the Skadi Vail General Admission Ticket.

Grab your girlfriends, or your daughter or sister and go out and enjoy all that Vail has to offer!!!! Walk away with great insight on skiing, maybe some free-be’s and a better connection with women that are doing fabulously fierce things!

For more information on what’s happening in our beautiful Vail Village  don’t hesitate to give me a ring @ 970-790-6777
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Vail, CO.

 

Every year, thousands of skiers head off with some trepidation on their first ski trip. For some, there’s the fear of breaking limbs, immobility thereafter at home and work, and ridicule from peers toward athletic shortfalls.

Some prepare with dry ski slopes in the UK, while others head to the slopes thinking they can do it and thus become a danger to themselves and others. Newbies also don’t prepare well with clothing selection, suited for January vs. April, where choices can pre-determine comfort or misery.

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Choice of resort can also be part of the happiness factor. Opinion is unanimous in this decision for beginners…depending on budget and ability. resorts that are replete with red and black runs are not advisable, and green is the flavor of the week.

Avoid family and friends’ offers to instruct, and pay willingly the ski-school instructors after an initial evaluation. Also consider resorts based on volume of instructors.

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No harm in checking the cost of lift tickets either, and adding that to your overall costs to travel. Read reviews of all ski areas on the internet, and especially if you plan on travelling with children, some are more “kid-friendly” than others.

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Vail and Beaver Creek, CO.

September and October brings crowds, brats, German music and beer to both Vail and Beaver Creek. Helmut Fricker, a long time local European character, blows his alpenhorn and plays his accordion as well as he always has in historic Austrian festival garb.

Kids and adults alike come to remember early days of the resorts, when Austrian and German symbolism stood proudly in the architecture, thanks to long-time patrons Pepi Gramshammer, and others.

Improvements to both villages reflect time gone by and financial success through good and bad real estate markets, although skier loyalty to both speak volumes to Winter tradition.