Slopeside convenience and breathtaking views of Lake Pend Oreille are just the beginning of special amenities offered at Highland Village Condominiums. A furnished 4-bedroom, 4-bath, 1,700-square-foot unit includes a 2-car garage, an 11-foot rock gas fireplace, granite slab kitchen countertops, slate entry flooring and a Jacuzzi tub in the master suite.
LIST PRICE $300,000 SALE PRICE $300,000
TIME ON MARKET 2 days
LISTING BROKER Charlie Parrish, Evergreen Realty, 800-839-6370; www.evergreen-realty.com.
MARKET COMMENT Since Harbor Properties of Seattle bought Schweitzer Mountain in January 1999, the mountain's future has brightened and real estate volume has increased five-fold.
Just 10 miles from Sunday River Ski Resort, this Cape sits on 5.9 acres of land on Sparrowhawk Mountain. Beautiful views and privacy are two of its biggest assets. The 2,016-square-foot home has 3 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths, an office and a fireplace that serves both the dining room and the living room.
LIST PRICE $149,000 SALE PRICE $147,500
TIME ON MARKET 31 days
LISTING BROKER Cindy Hiebert, Mahoosuc Realty, Inc., 207-824-2771; www.mahoosucrealty.com.
The Sunday River market remains stable, though inventory is particularly strong in the Historic District. Boston-area skiers have flocked to this general area due to its relative affordability and close proximity (roughly a three-hour drive).
This 3-bedroom,1-bath Sears Catalog purchase was delivered via railroad in 1915. Recently sold for the tagsale price of $1, the 1,260-square-foot house was purchased without the property and will be moved to another location within the Vail Valley.
LIST PRICE $1 SALE PRICE $1
TIME ON MARKET 150 days
LISTING BROKER Larry Angneberg, Prudential Gore Range Properties, Vail, Colo., 800-283-2480; www.com2vail.com.
MARKET COMMENT Real estate prices in the Vail Valley continue to increase across the board. However, many more affordable housing units have recently been built, somewhat alleviating the pressure on the low end of the market.