Crested Butte, CO Real Estate News

By Channing Boucher, Crested Butte's Trusted Real Estate Advisor
(LIV Sotheby's International Realty)
Happy New Year from Crested Butte!The snow gods have blessed our mountains this winter. One of our better starts to a ski season, Crested Butte Mountain Resort has received 81" of snow so far and the skiing has been fantastic during the holidays.The 2018 real estate market in Crested Butte is also blessed. Why? Sales volume was steady but activity included a serious sprinkling of impressive sales price records thrown in to spice things up. With comparable sales numbers to 2017, our local market continues to perform. Investment levels were impressive across the market place and values for residential properties remain strong. No doubt prices for homes and condos are high but there are still opportunities for would-be investors particularly for land and homesite offerings. Read last month...
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By Channing Boucher, Crested Butte's Trusted Real Estate Advisor
(LIV Sotheby's International Realty)
Sold it in Crested Butte this week. When homes are designed and built this well crazy things happen. 501 Gothic just fetched the highest price ever paid for a home located in the town limits of CB. Congrats to everyone that played a hand in creating and selling this fine property. Sale Price: $3,850,000.Learn more about this incredible home here >>> 
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By Channing Boucher, Crested Butte's Trusted Real Estate Advisor
(LIV Sotheby's International Realty)
Pleased to promote the successful closing of one of my highest profile listings and one of Crested Butte's nicest development opportunities.  A premier address and stunning location in Crested Butte, 7 Aspen Hill Road is perched above the historic west end of town. Featuring commanding views of the mountains and the town below, this .26 acre homesite is the perfect setting for your family’s new mountain home. This special property’s privacy and seclusion is matched by its convenience to town. It is just a 5 minute walk to Elk Avenue dining, shopping and nightlife and Woods Walk and the Lower Loop ski and hiking trail system is even closer! The property borders the open spaces of the 71 acre Trappers Crossing parcel to the south and the 1.6 acre open space of the Treasury Hill Associatio...
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By Channing Boucher, Crested Butte's Trusted Real Estate Advisor
(LIV Sotheby's International Realty)
Very happy to announce two of my recent luxury home sales in Crested Butte. I represented the purchasers of the beautiful custom log home located at Meridian Lake Meadows. Listed and sold by Crested Butte Sothebys the property comprises 5,244 SF, 5 beds, 5 baths and a 1.49 acre parcel. It sold for $1,850,000.View Listing: http://crested-butte-real-estate.com/homes_for_sale/sold-33-quartz-circle/I sold my exclusively listed property located at the Crested Butte Country Club. The 4,212 SF, 4 beds and 4 bath timber frame home enjoys architectural distinction matched by stunning Paradise Divide views and a private location bordering the open spaces of the Country Club and the 8th fairway. The high quality timber frame in the mountain chalet style offers the perfect setting for year ’round f...
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By Channing Boucher, Crested Butte's Trusted Real Estate Advisor
(LIV Sotheby's International Realty)
Just sold in Crested Butte. My exclusive listing at 608 Nicholson Lake Ridge Road.An amazing new home matched only by an equally stunning location above Nicholson Lake at Alpine Meadows, this is arguably one of the very finest offerings in the upper East River valley. The commanding views of the lake and Mt. Crested Butte are one-of-a-kind. The home enjoys many exquisite refinements including reclaimed flooring, designer lighting, vaulted and beamed ceilings and eye-catching cabinets and vanities.  Sale Price: $2.2M.Learn more at the link: http://crested-butte-real-estate.com/homes_for_sale/608-nicholson-lake-ridge-road-2/
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By Channing Boucher, Crested Butte's Trusted Real Estate Advisor
(LIV Sotheby's International Realty)
Very pleased to announce today's sale of my listing at 22 Teocalli. Located in the highly desirable west end of historic Crested Butte, 22 Teocalli Ave. was move-in ready. This is the 0 Block of Teocalli so its really quiet with no traffic. There is Lower Loop trail access at the end of the dead end street too! Interior highlights include attractive wood floors, reclaimed wall accents, stained glass treatments and a kitchen outfitted in beautiful granite tops, distressed cabinetry with soft-close, and a Dacor gas range, hood and oven. Each of the spacious bedrooms enjoys big closets, natural light and views. The wood deck connects the living room and kitchen to the awesome backyard. There is also a convenient storage garage perfect for bikes, tools and toys and the 520 sf basement could...
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By Channing Boucher, Crested Butte's Trusted Real Estate Advisor
(LIV Sotheby's International Realty)
Just completed by Journeys End Builders of Crested Butte. This Buckhorn Ranch four bedroom home enjoys a primo perimeter location with forever protected views, solar gain and lots of space for the family. The property backs to permanent open space! Interior highlights include wide plank wood flooring with radiant heat throughout and stunning vaulted ceilings anchored by big, exposed wood trusses with eye-catching steel treatments. $1,149,5000http://crested-butte-real-estate.com/homes_for_sale/360-white-stallion-circle/   
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By Channing Boucher, Crested Butte's Trusted Real Estate Advisor
(LIV Sotheby's International Realty)
Just completed by Journeys End Builders and ready to go at Buckhorn Ranch near Crested Butte. This four bedroom home enjoys views, solar gain and lots of space for the family. Interior highlights include wide plank wood flooring with radiant heat throughout the home and stunning vaulted ceilings anchored by big, exposed wood trusses with eye-catching steel treatments. $1,095M.See all the images here: http://crested-butte-real-estate.com/homes_for_sale/333-white-stallion-circle/   
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By Channing Boucher, Crested Butte's Trusted Real Estate Advisor
(LIV Sotheby's International Realty)
Fifteen development parcels, zoned multi-family, located at Buckhorn Ranch near Crested Butte. 72 units are allowed. Can be condos or townhouses in duplex, triplex, quadplex or greater configurations. 8.83 acres total. Individual lots range in size from .25 acres to 1 acre. Water, sewer, power available to each lot line. Recent survey available for review. $2,340,000Learn More at the Property's Website
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By Channing Boucher, Crested Butte's Trusted Real Estate Advisor
(LIV Sotheby's International Realty)
Today I sold my exclusive listing located at 606 9th Street in the historic mining town of Crested Butte. The sale price was $2,725,000 beating my previous sales price record of $2,700,000 for the home I sold a few months ago at 919 Belleview Avenue  (also located in the town limits of Crested Butte).  Both of these properties represent the best our town has to offer in terms of location, views and quality of craftsmanship and use of the finest materials.One of the finest offerings in our marketplace, 606 Ninth Street artfully combines stunning architecture and interior design worthy of its amazing setting on the eastern edge of Crested Butte. The protected views of the mountains and open spaces are masterfully captured creating a daily sense of awe and inspiration. Interior highlights ...
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By Corey Dwan, Crested Butte Real Estate Expert
(Crested Butte Collection)
111 Elk Avenue, Unit 1E, Crested Butte ~ Buyer Representation ~ Sold for $230,000I am very pleased to have had the opportunity to represent the buyer with their purchase of 111 Elk Avenue, Unit 1E, Crested Butte. This ground floor commercial unit in the Zinc Building, is a prime retail location on Elk Avenue in historic downtown Crested Butte, Colorado. Large south facing windows provide lots of bright light and warmth, showing off the beautiful hardwood floors. Two entry doors from a common hallway provide convenient access to the large 556 square foot unit. Owners will enjoy their own private half bath with a large utility sink. Currently the home to the Art Studio for the Center for the Arts, this space has had good rental history. Elk Avenue, a National Historic District, is the hea...
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By Corey Dwan, Crested Butte Real Estate Expert
(Crested Butte Collection)
New Listing ~ 509 Belleview Ave, Unit 12, Crested Butte is a cute 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo conveniently located in the heart of Crested Butte, Colorado. Just steps from the free Town Shuttle and local grocery store. An end unit at 998 square feet, with two balconies, and an extra sleeping loft, this condo offered lots of light, space and views of Mt. Crested Butte.  Owners will enjoy first floor radiant electric heat as well as a washer and dryer. Just two blocks from historic Elk Avenue where you will find coffee shops, family restaurants, fine dining, art galleries, boutique shopping a rum distillery and ski town night life. Hop on the free Town Shuttle to the Crested Butte Mountain Resort for world class downhill skiing, some of the best extreme terrain in North America as well as ple...
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By Channing Boucher, Crested Butte's Trusted Real Estate Advisor
(LIV Sotheby's International Realty)
Records are made to be broken. My exclusive listing at 919 Belleview just fetched the all-time highest sales price paid for a home in the Town of Crested Butte. The house was completed in June of 2016 and listed for $2,825,000. It closed for $2,700.000. This beat the current record, the May 2016 sale at 606 Ninth Street (also a spec home in town), of $2,398,000.The property was Crested Butte’s latest luxury mountain spec home offering. Interior highlights include reclaimed mixed grain wood floors, quartz counters, custom built-in cabinetry, stunning reclaimed beam work throughout the home, vaulted ceilings, a state of the art Thermador kitchen, American Clay walls, custom fireplaces of concrete and steel in the main living room and the master suite and designer lighting & sound.Located ...
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By Corey Dwan, Crested Butte Real Estate Expert
(Crested Butte Collection)
New Listing ~ 705 Teocalli Avenue, Crested Butte is located in the heart of historic Crested Butte, Colorado. This 5 bedroom, 4 bath single family home is beautifully accented with rustic timber beams, wide plank hardwood floors and custom cabinetry. This spacious home is perfect for family gatherings and entertaining. Sunny south facing location with an incredibly landscaped fully fenced yard, commanding views of Mt. Crested Butte and Paradise Divide. The studio apartment above the oversized garage is currently rented for $895 a month and can be used for overflow family and guests six months out of the year. Just steps away from the recreation path, Slate River, and the free Town Shuttle you almost don’t need your car to get around. Take a stroll up Elk Avenue where you will find bouti...
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By Corey Dwan, Crested Butte Real Estate Expert
(Crested Butte Collection)
New Listing – 114 Elk Ave, Crested Butte is an incredible opportunity to own a mixed use building right in the Historic District on Elk Avenue in the heart of Crested Butte, Colorado. This adorable, colorful two story building enjoys prominent Elk Avenue frontage, is only a half block from the Town Hall bus stop and steps from Coal Creek. The bottom level is currently home to Niky’s Donuts, a 50’s Diner style shop with a commercial kitchen, dining area and restroom. Upstairs, enjoy a beautiful, newly remodeled one bedroom, one bath apartment. This prime location is perfect for a business owner who wishes to live on-site or as a downtown Crested Butte vacation rental. Both units were recently remodeled and freshly painted. The commercial unit has an additional restaurant water tap paid w...
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By Corey Dwan, Crested Butte Real Estate Expert
(Crested Butte Collection)
 I am happy to announce the sale of 12 Glacier Lily Way, Crested Butte while representing the Seller. This pristine , 1.4 acre parcel, located in the beautiful, Glacier Lily neighborhood offers an incredible opportunity to build. The setting is perfect for a mountain retreat, taking in the sights of the surrounding meadows, river valleys, a pond and expansive mountain views. This beautiful parcel is tucked away in a peaceful, well established subdivision. The Glacier Lily neighborhood is conveniently positioned between downtown Crested Butte and the town of Mt. Crested Butte, west of Gothic Road. Just minutes from either town, quickly access skiing, hiking and prime mountain biking trails from 12 Glacier Lily Way, Crested Butte. This sizable parcel enjoys breathtaking views in all direc...
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By Corey Dwan, Crested Butte Real Estate Expert
(Crested Butte Collection)
 I am excited to announce that the exquisite parcel at 123 Forest Lane, Crested Butte is on the market. This 1.26 acre parcel sits high on a hill, overlooking the Robert Trent Jones Jr. Golf Course and the prestigious Skyland neighborhood. A sizable lot with stands of mature aspen trees and evergreens offers privacy while massive mountains in the distance create a feeling of seclusion. Wide open space below provides stunning, forever views of local iconic mountains. Build your dream home on this elevated parcel and take in the commanding views of Red Lady, Whetstone, Mt. Crested Butte and more! This location rivals anywhere in the world, and offers the quintessential Rocky Mountain experience. Activities including world class resort skiing, nordic skiing, mountain biking, climbing, and ...
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By Corey Dwan, Crested Butte Real Estate Expert
(Crested Butte Collection)
Great news for our local and nationally growing fat bike community! USFS Approves Most of Fat Bike Proposal which means there will be a LOT more access to groomed fat bike trails from Mt. Crested Butte to Crested Butte South beginning this winter. The proposal, submitted last fall by the Crested Butte Mountain Biking Association (CBMBA) was reviewed and the outcome is positive. Nearly 37 miles of trails will now be groomed for use by fat bikes, nordic skiers and hikers during the winter months. A two year probationary permit has been issued for grooming trails on the road between Mt. Crested Butte and Gothic, approximately ten miles of trails in the Brush Creek area (including the Strand Bonus, Canal, and Farris Creek Road) and nine miles of Cement Creek Road. The only area that was not...
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By Corey Dwan, Crested Butte Real Estate Expert
(Crested Butte Collection)
I am very pleased to announce the sale of TBD Maroon Ave, Crested Butte while representing the Buyer. Located on a dead end of Maroon Avenue in downtown Crested Butte, this is the perfect site for a custom build. Choose a modern, mountain style home or a classic victorian to match the surrounding mining meets modern architecture found in neighborhood throughout Crested Butte. A fantastic opportunity for a large, elevated parcel in town. This quarter acre parcel enjoys great views and privacy as well as a large amount of space to work with. The oversized parcel offers incredible views in all directions including those of Paradise Divide and Mt. Crested Butte. Just blocks away from Elk Avenue, enjoy the convenience of being a minutes walk from all of the dining, entertainment, shopping, a...
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By Corey Dwan, Crested Butte Real Estate Expert
(Crested Butte Collection)
I am very excited to announce that 67 Wapiti Way, Crested Butte is one of my newest listing. This .69 acre parcel is located in the prestigious Skyland neighborhood on the 12th fairway of the Robert Trent Jones Jr. Golf Course. Build your custom dream home on this spectacular parcel with access to year round fun and relaxation. Commanding, unobstructed views in all directions include the iconic peaks of Red Lady, Whetstone and of course Mt. Crested Butte, which towers over the neighborhood. The incredible views combined with golf course frontage are what dreams are made of in the Skyland neighborhood. World class skiing at Crested Butte Mountain Resort or the Crested Butte Nordic Center, mountain biking, hiking and fishing are within minutes of this incredible location – offering endles...
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