Satisfy Your Second Home Craving with these Amazing Mountain ResidencesAmanda Molitor
Right around this time of year, many Front Range residents begin to hear the call of the mountains. The cooler temperatures, stunning scenery, and access to Colorado’s world-class ski resorts beckon homebuyers to mountain communities where they can’t help but toy with the idea of investing in a second home.
If you have the second home bug, you’re not alone. The real estate markets across Colorado’s Rocky Mountain region have been booming with buying and selling activity for the past year. Through the first half of 2021, the Vail Valley saw a 96.8% increase in the number of homes sold compared to the same time frame in 2020. Other markets have also seen tremendous increases, such as Telluride, where property sales skyrocketed by 158.7% in the same year-to-date comparison. Summit County and Crested Butte have also seen impressive growth with home sales rising by 86% and 160.1% respectively.
LIV Sotheby’s International Realty (LIV SIR) represents some of the most incredible mountain residences in the state. Whether you’re looking for a seasonal escape or wanting to live every day like you’re on vacation, these homes are sure to satisfy your desire for the resort lifestyle.
Luxury Cabin Living in Breckenridge
Escape the city to find a more rustic retreat in Breckenridge. 47 Forest Circle, listed by LIV SIR broker, Aniela Wasmanski, for $2,975,000, is a log cabin-inspired estate that offers space, seclusion, and serenity among the 2.73 acres of land that it is situated on. With four bedrooms and four bathrooms, there is plenty of space to entertain friends and family. Speaking of hosting, the great room, with its soaring ceiling and stonework fireplace is the place for gathering. When the weather allows, evenings on the expansive deck or near the fire pit are a sure to be some of your most treasured moments. What’s more, all of this splendor exists within walking distance to Breckenridge’s beloved Main Street and famed ski slopes.
Contemporary Design in Telluride’s Box Canyon
Prepare to have your breath taken away by the majestic views and chic design of 300 Royer Lane. Listed by LIV SIR broker, Rick Fusting, for $25,000,000, this home is one of the most luxurious examples of mountain living in Colorado. The newly constructed six-bedroom, seven-bathroom residence is perfectly positioned within Telluride’s box canyon and boasts panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and waterfalls through its glass walls. In addition to the private retreats in the bedroom suites, this home offers a yoga room with inspiring views of Bridal Falls. While this estate may seem like it exists in a world of its own, this incredible home still affords its residents the ability to walk to historic downtown Telluride for shopping, dining, and entertainment.
Mountain Views in the Vail Valley
Pass through the gates of the coveted Cordillera neighborhood to find your own piece of paradise at 86 Jackson Path, listed by LIV SIR brokers, Jeffrey Morgan and David McHugh, for $4,995,000. Nestled on more than five acres in Edwards, this five-bedroom, seven-bathroom home offers a refined Rocky Mountain living experience. The open floor plan allows life to flow effortlessly from room to room. Pull a bottle of your favorite wine from the large wine cellar and savor each sip on the deck that overlooks the mature pine trees that encompass the home and sweeping views of the mountains. This home elevates mountain living to create an unbeatable lifestyle.
Exquisite Craftsmanship in Crested Butte
In Mt. Crested Butte, a picturesque ski-in / ski-out estate combines fun and functionality with the added bonus of fantastic views. 13 Kokanee Lane, listed by LIV SIR broker, Gary Huresky, for $6,000,000, is a beautiful six-bedroom, seven-bedroom home and an ideal destination for family retreats or weekends away with friends. The generous bedroom suites and two bunk rooms provide comfortable accommodations for everyone. Drop off your gear after a day on the slopes in the ski lockers and set your boots on the boot dryers before soothing sore muscles in the sauna or the hot tub. The fit pit area outdoors, spacious covered deck, and media room offer even more amazing spaces for relaxing and making memories in the mountains.
Treat yourself to high-altitude haven this year. To learn more about these homes and other available homes contact LIV Sotheby’s International Realty calling 303.893.3200 or visiting livsothebysrealty.com.