Keeping you informed on market statistics, real estate news, and events around town

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Four Seasons to Open December 11th

Four Seasons Resort and Residences Vail has announced an opening date of Dec. 11.

The development features a 121-room hotel as well as 16 whole-ownership residences and 19 fractional-ownership residences.

Features include:

• A dedicated “ski concierge” service at the base of the Vista Bahn lift featuring private lockers, a lounge and ski and snowboard equipment.

• An 11,000-square-foot, full-service spa with 13 indoor/outdoor treatment rooms, a hair and nail salon and “relaxation lounge.”

• Courtyard with 75-foot-long all-season outdoor pool, whirlpools and fireplace.

• Fitness center

• Flame Restaurant.

• Fireside Bar and Lounge.

• 24-hour concierge services.

• Four Seasons signature Kids for All Seasons program plus Children's Activity Centre with childcare services and a Young Adult Center.

Owners have access to a Four Seasons Vail Owner Services team member who, prior to the owner's arrival, “stocks the pantry with personal favorites and displays treasured mementos to welcome owners home.”

Four Seasons Residence Club Vail includes 19 fractional residences sold in 1/12 deeded interests with annual usage throughout all seasons. The residences are one-, two-, three- and four-bedroom condominiums ranging in size from 1,835 to 3,500 square feet. Prices range from $299,900 to $528,900.

Four Seasons Private Residences Vail offers 16 whole-ownership private residences including one-, two-, three-, four- and five-bedroom homes that range in size from 1,625 to 5,700 square feet. Prices start at $2.7 million for a one-bedroom.

Saturday, September 25, 2010

Vail Restaurant Month Week 2

Health- Wellness- Outdoors
September 27th-October 3rd

Biking, running, yoga, golf, rafting, hiking, flyfishing, ballooning... Vail in fall is the perfect season for outdoor adventures, beer & food pairings, and unforgettable dining!

For a complete list of events click here.

Monday, September 20, 2010

Vail Restaurant Month- Week 1 Market to Table

September 20th-26th

Healthy living and fresh foods

Each night of week 1 will feature a variety of inspirational events, dining specials, and instructional affair focusing on farming and fresh foods. Participating resturants will dazzle you with their menus. Learn to preserve, pickle, and can at Sweet Basil on the 20th and 26th.

Click here for a complete list of events

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Oktoberfest in Vail

September 17-19 in Vail Village
Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Vail Oktoberfest returns for three more days of Bavarian fun this weekend in Vail Village. Dust off the lederhosen, throw on the dirndls and grab your steins because it's time to celebrate the most most popular party in the world - Vail style!

The weekend's festivities will include oom-pah parties, lively activities and traditional German fare in world-famous Vail, Colorado.

Bavarian tunes will be ever present along with crowd favorites like the Klement's bratwurst eating contests, Beck's keg bowling, yodeling and alpenhorn blowing.

For more information and the full schedule of events, visit

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Eagle County Market report July 2010

Eagle County real estate continues to exceed 2009

Real estate numbers for July were $88 million in dollar volume with 92 transactions, both exceeding the July numbers for 2009.

Vail Village was the main contributor to the dollar volume with more than 30% of the overall total with $27 million over 7 transactions. Four of these transactions were properties that sold for over $5 million, including 3 Solaris units. Solaris now has sold a total of 12 units at an average sales price of $7.6 million.

Beyond the scope of these high end properties, almost 75% of all transactions have sold for less than $1 million in July and nearly 70% year to date. However, 75% of the total dollar volume is accumulated through properties selling for more than $1 million.

Multifamily homes have been the most prevalent selling residential property type thus far in 2010, with 57% of all transactions. These transactions have an average sales price of nearly $1.2 million, an increase of 29% over 2009. They also host a price per square foot of $568 compared to $343 for a single family home.

July Highlights:

  • The highest sale in Eagle County was in the Solaris, selling for $7.5 million

  • Eagle had the most transactions with 11

  • Lionshead had the highest PPSF; a single family residence selling for $1,301 per foot

  • Wednesday, September 1, 2010

    Lovely Single Family Home in Eagle Vail

    Lovely family home on the 14th fairway with south facing views, beautiful landscaping, and Stone Creek flowing by. Entertain family and friends on your private creek side covered patio after preparing a meal in your spacious, airy kitchen featuring a generous granite slab island. This 5-bedroom, 4-bath home offers a separate formal dining room, a bright, cozy living room with wood burning stone fireplace, main floor bedroom or study, and spacious upstairs bedrooms. The lower level gives you flexibility as a separate one-bedroom apartment or additional living space.
    Offered at $998,900
    Contact me for more information