Just a few minutes south of Breckenridge, this three-bedroom, two-bath single-family home hides in a private mountain setting. With vaulted ceilings, air-lock entry and garage, this 1,764-square-foot home is a great winter or year-round residence.
LIST PRICE $399,000
SALE PRICE $382,500
TIME ON MARKET four months
LISTING BROKER Buck Finley, Colorado Premier Resort Properties, Breckenridge, Colo., 888-303-2825; www.coloradopremier.com.
MARKET COMMENT The Breckenridge market is hot and it's no wonder, as the Breckenridge ski resort is the busiest in America. With skier numbers up once again last year and an additional nine holes being added to the current Jack Nicklaus-designed golf course, buyers abound.
Located in the heart of Oregon just 20 minutes from Mt. Bachelor, this 680-square-foot condominium at the Inn of the Seventh Mountain is a steal. A one-bedroom, one-bath unit offers the perfect après-ski setting-a crackling fireplace and a deck overlooking the Deschutes National Forest. Owners enjoy access to ice skating, a heated pool, hot tubs and sauna.
LIST PRICE $34,000
SALE PRICE $32,500
TIME ON MARKET 66 days
LISTING BROKER Lisa Kirbs, Duke Warner Realty, Bend, Ore., 541-382-8262; www.dukewarner.com.
MARKET COMMENT The Bend area is a haven for skiers who enjoy a variety of outdoor activities. Horseback riding, mountain biking and fishing lend the area to year-round enjoyment. The Bend market is all resale and, for the outdoor enthusiast, some of the best value in the country.
About 15 miles from Bridger Bowl and less than an hour from Big Sky, this award-winning, 4,078-square-foot log home includes five bedrooms, four baths, a garage apartment and stunning mountain views in every direction. The home has been the flagship model for Bridger Mountain Log Homes, based in Belgrade, Mont., and was chosen as one of Log Home magazine's top 10 designs.
LIST PRICE $429,000
SALE PRICE $429,000
TIME ON MARKET three months
LISTING BROKER Dave Foster, Century 21 Summit Realty, Bozeman, Mont. 800-521-5065; www.montana21.com.
MARKET COMMENT The Bozeman real estate market remains strong, although appreciation levels have leveled from the early Nineties. Demand is heaviest for properties with nearby skiing and year-round mountain recreation.