The 4-bedroom, 3-bath home shown above offers 3,528 square feet plus a 10-stall barn, a riding arena and a 5-car garage with loft. Amenities include a stone patio, a whirlpool and fantastic mountain views.
LIST PRICE $695,000 SALE PRICE $610,000
TIME ON MARKET 1 year
LISTING BROKER Cynthia Carr, Sugarbush Real Estate; 802-496-3500; www.sugarbushrealestate.com.
MARKET COMMENT Real estate values have appreciated considerably over the past three years, particularly in the upper-end market, and activity remains strong despite stock market fluctuations. There has been an increase in year-round residents.
This 1,203-square-foot unit has 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a garage. It offers fabulous views across protected Snake River wetlands and is a quick walk to the slopes and River Run Village.
LIST PRICE $514,900 SALE PRICE $514,900
TIME ON MARKET 3 months
LISTING BROKER Michael J. Lytle, Keystone Resort Real Estate Company, 970-496-4527; firstname.lastname@example.org.
MARKET COMMENT Given the recent volatility in the stock market, many consumers are diversifying their portfolios to include resort real estate. Baby Boomer demographics still paint a positive picture for second-home ownership during the coming years. SUNDAY RIVER, MAINE
Less than a mile from the resort, this 2-bedroom, 1.5-bathroom home is 1,250 square feet. It comes furnished and offers beautiful views of Sunday River Ski Resort, visible from the porch.
LIST PRICE $175,000 SALE PRICE $175,000
TIME ON MARKET 2 days
LISTING BROKER Mahoosuc Realty, Inc., 207-824-2771; www.mahoosucrealty.com.
MARKET COMMENT Sunday River Ski Resort continues to attract vacationers who fall in love with the combination of the ski resort, the historic village of Bethel and the four-season activities that the area offers. The valley has enjoyed brisk real estate sales over the past year.
Transactions: September 2002