Waking up in Steamboat you are often privledged to see one of the hot air balloon tours that take off early in the morning that offer a fun ride & showcase the fantastic panoramic views Steamboat has to offer. This picture above was taken as we were walking out of our Eagle Ridge townhome, getting ready to ski on this past Saturday. The hot air balloon’s journey continued after we were able to take this picture and soared back into the sky.
This afternoon, as part of the Luxury Home Tour, 1505 Flattop circle, a townhome in the Eagle Ridge subdivision will be on tour. Eagle Ridge is a luxury development less than 400m from the Gondola. See some of the pictures of this particular townhome on our Eagle Ridge Townhome Page.
For more information about this specific townhome, please feel free to stop by or send me an email at Jon@TheSteamboatGroup.com
The success of the Edgemont condos has spurred the Atira Group developers to begin phase 2 of their project at Edgemont. Thinking that these townhomes will appeal to those looking for more of a single-family appeal, the Edgemont townhomes are looking to combine the comforts of home with the convienience of ski-in/ski-out living and fantastic amenities.
This Luxury home is located less than 15 easy minutes from Mt Werner Circle making it a perfect base to live the Steamboat Lifestyle. This home is a fit for full time residents and second homeowners that are “working on” becoming locals. Nearly completely rebuilt a couple of years ago, it is very hard to tell home is not new.
The home features beautiful views that span across the valley, current finishes, a well designed and thought-out floor plan. Some of the most notable features are listed out below in a few different categories.
The Layout of the Home Features -
A perfect sized great room that includes the kitchen & dining room. The kitchen features a large island & double ovens.
A wonderful main floor master suite with office and other office options
A Recreation room with a bar & beverage fridges
A hot tub that shares the same great views as the house and is located on it’s own private patio
Attached baths on almost every bedroom
And plenty of garage space and privacy
Some of the More Specific Details -
High quality finishes that include beautiful wood ceilings, gorgeous counters throughout the house and many details that speak its quality and value.
Wired with a high end automated lighting system in key areas.
Heating and cooling systems are first class with modern high efficiency boilers powering energy efficient in floor heat, combined dual unit AC for cooling and forced air heat. This helps to warm up things quickly when you have been away and makes this a comfortable home year round.
Includes a high end automated lighting system in the main living area and is fully setup with a high end system for sharing AV throughout the rooms.
This is a top quality home built by master craftsman Tim Tilton whose location on the ridge top keep it naturally cool most of the time. For More Information on the details of this home, feel free to send me an email at Jon@TheSteamboatGroup.com or give me a call at 970.367.3719. We are currently working on putting together an HD Video, Check Back Later!
1880 Montview Court in Steamboat Springs, Colorado is a beautiful luxury duplex located only a half mile from the base of the gondola. Located only 1 block away from the city bus, this duplex allows for easy access to the mountain early in the morning and downtown in the evening.
The home featured a comfortable floor plan, high ceilings, top quality finishes throughout, a wonderful kitchen, a lovely master suite, timber beams in the great room, hardwood flooring, premium carpet and tile, and granite counters in all bathrooms. The exterior of the home features beautiful stone and wood exterior, Douglas Fir timber posts and beams, Large asphalt driveway newly paved to Montview Lane, Ironwood decks with gorgeous views, Spacious yard with professional landscaping.
Are you interested in learning more about Marabou Ranch in Steamboat Springs, Colorado? The luxury ranch, located just 5 miles outside of downtown Steamboat gives you the opportunity to combine the comforts of home while living on 1100 acres that are still dedicated to ranching and maintaining open space. Living in Marabou gives you the opportunity to enjoy a diverse amount of activities right from your front door. Time often passes far to quickly while you are out enjoying the 2 miles of private tailwaters that flow within the property, the pool, hot tubs, spa, horse barn, miles of single track and more.
The base area of Mt. Werner is currently in the middle of a grand overhaul. This year marks the beginning of the 5th year of reconstruction in effort to improve the design and functionality of the base area
‘Members of the Urban Redevelopment Area Advisory Committee said Thursday that this summer’s construction schedule includes the highly touted public promenade from One Steamboat Place to Torian Plum Plaza; the daylighting of Burgess Creek, with amenities including seating areas and fire pits; and a vastly improved staircase connecting the immediate ski base to the Torian Plum area, along with a ramp, both replacing the current metal stairs.’
‘Promenade work will begin when weather and conditions allow and will start at the public walkway’s southern end, near One Steamboat Place.’ The promenade is to be designed to match One Steamboat Place’s plaza as well as the fire pit and seating area installed last year next to Slopeside Grill.
What does this mean for your summer trips to Steamboat? There will be some construction at the base area this summer. However, the trails will still be open for hiking, Mountain Biking and running – allowing you to escape all of civilization in just a few minutes! This summer is still a great time to visit and enjoy Steamboat and the construction should improve the quality of life at the base area in all seasons. Hope to see you soon!
Stop by this afternoon for an Apres Ski for wine, beer, soda and hor d orderves and tour a few townhomes in Eagle Ridge. 1446 Flattop circle is a custom townhome with a unique floor plan that gives the home a large open main living area. 1505 Flattop Circle is also on tour. This townhome features well-designed, upgraded finishes and beautiful views of Mt. Wenrer. It looks to be a beautiful blue-bird day! If you are looking for another option for Apres Ski close to the slopes, stop on by!
The Steamboat area has seen a definite increase in real estate activity during 2010. The main contributing factors to this increase are the increasing confidence in the broader economy and significantly lower prices for many properties. This has driven increased buyer activity on the Internet, more people looking in person, more people buying and even a good number of multiple offer situations.
The sales volume for 2010 totaled at $513,051,000 which was 117% of 2009. It feels like we have turned the corner in dollar volume and price will follow at some point but it really depends on what type of property we are talking about and where it is located.
Last week Jon had the opportunity to give a presentation at the business outlook breakfast. A gathering of local business owners in Steamboat, Jon presented a brief slideshow looking back at the real estate market in 2010 and towards 2011.
Discussing 2010, Jon mentioned that the overall volume of sales was better than 2009 for Steamboat, finishing at 117% of the aforementioned year. While discussing the improvement in overall volume Jon segmented his discussion into how smaller aspects of the market fared. For Single Family homes, the average sales price has increased from 2009, as higher end buyers have returned to the market. 2010 saw 30 sales greater than $1 million compared to only 12 sales greater than $1 million in 2009.
However, while some areas of the market are steadying others are still in need of close examination. In this market the key is knowing where values should be, the story on each property and negotiating thoughtfully to get there.
Jon also discussed that one of the main influencing factors of this year and looking toward the future was that “distressed properties will continue to define the market. It [the market] will continue to consolidate, and short sales and foreclosures will increase significantly. It’s not pleasant, but the sooner we work through them, the better values will be — the longer foreclosures go on, the lower values will go.”
Despite this focus on 2010, Jon also discussed the positive outlook for the real estate market in 2011. Jon attributes one of the of the main driving factors that will influence a pick-up in market activity in 2011 is that “people want to retire here for our lifestyle, our hospital and because their family wants to visit them here. Only so much more can be built here, and there’s little appetite to grow.”
Jon has spent the last few weeks “showing properties to an increasing number of location-neutral professionals and people getting ready to retire who have reached the conclusion it’s time to buy.” It is an encouraging sign that many are changing their outlook on the future of real estate in Steamboat and becoming more serious in their search process.
If you get to the point you would like to talk to a broker, we would love the opportunity to discuss your goals. We works hard to provide deeper insights into the market, take care of your interests first and represent his clients at a whole different level. Our goal is to help you understand our market and develop the local knowledge it takes to make the best decision possible for you. Just contact us at Jon@TheSteamboatGroup.com or give us a call at 970.879.0879.
Beautiful Condo with Great Views of the Ski Mountain make this a great place to stay when visiting Steamboat or living in year round
A great condo to base your Steamboat Adventures from. It is close to the mountain and has low HOA’s making it perfect for both locals and people that want to spend more time enjoying Steamboat. This clean updated condo has a large deck, views of the mountain, an open Great Room including Kitchen, Dining and Living area plus a gas fireplace. Check out the heated attached garage with ski storage, most condos in this price range do not have an attached garage. The Villas offer 2 hot tubs to relax in after a day outdoors and the free city ski bus will have you at the Gondola in just minutes. HOA dues are very low for all that is included as follows: Basic Cable, Water, Sewer & Trash, Recycling, Hot Water, Heat & Fireplace. All upkeep of property & operating expenses.