Crested Butte, CO Real Estate News

By Channing Boucher, Crested Butte's Trusted Real Estate Advisor
(LIV Sotheby's International Realty)
  We at Sothebys International Realty in Crested Butte are pleased to announce another successful real estate transaction. The custom home located at 319 Larkspur Loop at the Larkspur community sold today for $525,000. The 3 bedroom. 3 bathroom, 2,000 SFT home features a 500 SFT heated garage and a 220 SFT 2nd story deck. The home enjoys green zone efficiency exterior insulation, OSB sheathing material, vaulted pine beetle ceilings, low-E windows, recycled barn wood siding, eco-shake roofing, and plenty of solar gain.The open kitchen, dining & living area is perfect for entertaining and enjoying the spectacular 360 degree views of Whetstone, Mt. Emmons, Paradise Divide, and Mt. Crested Butte. Floor plan highlights include in-floor radiant heat throughout, upstairs living with timber tru...
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By Channing Boucher, Crested Butte's Trusted Real Estate Advisor
(LIV Sotheby's International Realty)
View Complete Newsletter OnlineHappy Springtime from Crested Butte, ColoradoIt's official. It is off season in Crested Butte and Springtime in our Rocky Mountain paradise has kicked off with impressive snow storms mixed in with some sunny, bluebird days too! The ski resort closed for the season last weekend and it's now Spring Break for the Crested Butte Community School. The town is very quiet but the real estate economy is making a lot of noise. Real Estate Investment Hitting Remarkable LevelsYear to date, 66 residential properties have sold ($33 million in sales) and another 40 properties are currently under contract. Average sold prices per transaction are climbing too, reaching $491,000 average per sale. This sales momentum is carry over from Q4 last year when 60 home and condo sal...
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By Channing Boucher, Crested Butte's Trusted Real Estate Advisor
(LIV Sotheby's International Realty)
I am very please to announce another successful luxury home sale in Crested Butte. My listing located at 109 4th Street in town sold this week for $1,315,000.This beautiful 5 bedroom, 2800 sft. Crested Butte home offers it all in an exceptional and rare home that reflects the attention to detail and the integrity of workmanship of long-time local builder John Hatlem. The floor plan includes a gourmet kitchen with Mt. Crested Butte views and eastern light, 4 bedroom suites, a great room, a custom fireplace, dining room and powder room, a bonus family room, a big deck with Paradise Divide mountain views and a 4th bedroom and bathroom located above the detached 1-car garage. Architectural and design features include 9 foot ceilings on the first floor, 15 foot vaulted ceilings in the great ...
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By Channing Boucher, Crested Butte's Trusted Real Estate Advisor
(LIV Sotheby's International Realty)
Channing Boucher and Benson Sotheby’s International Realty are pleased to announce another successful real estate transaction in Crested Butte Colorado. Channing’s listing at the WestWall Lodge sold today in an all cash deal for $1,200,000 and $498/per square foot. This sale represents the highest price paid for a WestWall Lodge condo since early 2008. Located adjacent to the Crested Butte Mountain Resort ski slopes and only 50 feet from the WestWall quad ski lift, WestWall Lodge C101 brings it all home in a perfect Crested Butte retreat.  This home offers true Colorado “on the snow” living from this nicely finished, 1st floor, 2452 sft. luxury condo. The gracious, open floor plan features 4 bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms and access to the skiing like you’ve never seen. Unique features of this...
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By Channing Boucher, Crested Butte's Trusted Real Estate Advisor
(LIV Sotheby's International Realty)
Benson Sotheby’s International Realty and agent Channing Boucher are pleased to announce another successful real estate sale in the town of Crested Butte Colorado. 401 Elk Avenue sold today for $1,095,000. The property was listed by Channing Boucher of Sothebys. Located on the high profile, NE corner of 4th and Elk Avenue (Crested Butte’s main street), 401 Elk Avenue stands out among the other commercial buildings along Crested Butte’s commercial core. The property comprises just over 3000 SFT above grade and a finished 1150 SFT basement. The commercial property will become the new headquarters for Benson Sotheby’s International Realty. View this property's description here.
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By Channing Boucher, Crested Butte's Trusted Real Estate Advisor
(LIV Sotheby's International Realty)
Benson Sothebys International Realty and agent Channing Boucher are pleased to announce another successful real estate sale in rural Crested Butte Colorado. 1 Sage Hill Spur sold today for $850,000. The property was listed by Sothebys. Channing represented the buyers in this all-cash transaction. The stunning Roaring Judy home offers expansive views of the entire valley that pairs environmentally friendly features with luxury mountain living. This home is not only breathtaking in design, but it’s also arguably the most eco-friendly residence in the Crested Butte area. Expansive rooms, vaulted ceilings, custom wood work, hand made cabinets, high end kitchen appliances and full guest quarters with kitchenette provide the ultimate mountain home for generations to appreciate. Enjoy the 623...
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By Channing Boucher, Crested Butte's Trusted Real Estate Advisor
(LIV Sotheby's International Realty)
VIEW THIS MONTH'S NEWSLETTER ONLINEGreetings from Crested Butte Colorado,Crested Butte Mountain Resort (CBMR) started making snow on the ski mountain last week and we have a promising forecast of natural snow this weekend! If you live in a ski town like Crested Butte, this is an exciting time of year. The prospect of a good, snowy winter puts everyone in a good mood. Of course, I rode my mountain bike this week in sunny, 57 degree weather (November 8th) so we simply take what we get from Mother Nature in this little Colorado mountain town of ours!Ski Free With Lodging - November 21 - December 19, 2012CBMR is doing good things to promote our upcoming winter tourist season. “Opening Day at Crested Butte Mountain Resort is almost a rite of passage, one that deserves to be shared with as ma...
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By Channing Boucher, Crested Butte's Trusted Real Estate Advisor
(LIV Sotheby's International Realty)
Benson Sotheby’s International Realty and agent Channing Boucher are pleased to announce another successful real estate transaction in Crested Butte Colorado. Channing, representing the buyer and the seller, sold the home located at 32 Elk Avenue in downtown Crested Butte.   The 1300 sft., 2 bedroom home is located at the historic west end of Elk Avenue and Crested Butte. The original home dates to the 1800s. It was completely remodeled in 2009 The vacation home property sold for $650,000. To review more of Channing’s sales, visit Significant Sales at his Crested Butte Real Estate Guide.Photos of 32 Elk Avenue:Visit Channing Boucher's Crested Butte Real Estate Guide970-596-3228
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By Channing Boucher, Crested Butte's Trusted Real Estate Advisor
(LIV Sotheby's International Realty)
Benson Sotheby’s International Realty and agent Channing Boucher are pleased to announce another successful real estate transaction in Crested Butte Colorado. Channing, representing the buyers, sold the home located at 15 Buckhorn Way in Buckhorn Ranch.   This sale is Channing’s third home sale at Buckhorn Ranch in 2012. The 3,800 sft., 3 bedroom home sits on a elevated 1.21 acre parcel and features stunning, panoramic mountain vistas. Other features of this beautiful home include a granite laden kitchen, reclaimed wood floors, a gorgeous floor to ceiling rock fireplace and whole log wood beams supporting the vaulted living areas. The vacation home property sold for $1,100,000. To review more of Channing’s sales, visit Significant Sales at his Crested Butte Real Estate Guide.
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By Channing Boucher, Crested Butte's Trusted Real Estate Advisor
(LIV Sotheby's International Realty)
Benson Sotheby's International Realty and agent Channing Boucher are pleased to announce another successful real estate transaction in Crested Butte Colorado. Channing sold his listing located at 113 White Stallion Circle in Buckhorn Ranch. The 3 bedroom custom home sold for $520,000. The sale is Channing's second home sale at Buckhorn Ranch in 2012. Channing sold 720 S Avion earlier this summer for $725,000. Buckhorn Ranch is a community of single family homes located about 5 minutes from downtown Crested Butte. Buckhorn Ranch offers residents amazing vistas in all directions and close proximity to the National Forest and the East River as well as Crested Butte's amazing system of biking and hiking trails. View this property's details at Channing's Crested Butte Real Estate Guide Just ...
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By Channing Boucher, Crested Butte's Trusted Real Estate Advisor
(LIV Sotheby's International Realty)
Benson Sothebys International Realty and agent Channing Boucher are pleased to announce the successful sale of two land parcels in Crested Butte Colorado this month. Channing sold his listing at 817 Elk Avenue for $370,000. This parcel is one of the few remaining vacant land home sites left in the Town limits of Crested Butte. The site features protected mountain views and great southern light. The parcel backs to Rainbow Park. Additionally, Channing’s listing in Mt. Crested Butte at the end of Snowmass Road sold for $242,500. This 3.23 acre HDMF parcel represents one of the few remaining development parcels left in Mt. Crested Butte. The property was foreclosed in 2011 and Channing represented the bank in this transaction. To learn about the real estate market in Crested Butte Colorado...
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By Channing Boucher, Crested Butte's Trusted Real Estate Advisor
(LIV Sotheby's International Realty)
We are pleased to announce another successful real estate transaction here in beautiful Crested Butte Colorado. Benson Sotheby’s International Realty and agent Channing Boucher brokered the sale of the home located at 732 Whiterock Avenue. Channing Boucher handled both sides of the transaction. The property sold for $599,000. The home is 3 bedrooms, 1365 sft. and is located on a corner lot with stunning views of Mt. Crested Butte.To learn more about the dynamic Crested Butte real estate market,contact Channing Boucher at 970-596-3228 or click over to his Crested Butte Real Estate Guide.  
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By Channing Boucher, Crested Butte's Trusted Real Estate Advisor
(LIV Sotheby's International Realty)
Labor Day Real Estate Market Report 2012 Issue No. #6 View Newsletter Online at the Crested Butte Real Estate GuideGreetings from Crested Butte Colorado,This summer's real estate market in Crested Butte took a different turn compared to last year. Heading into this year's summer selling season, luxury home sellers had every right to be excited about the potential for a repeat performance of 2011. While last summer will be remembered for million dollar plus luxury home buying, this summer's story is a tale of a fickle buyer's market place and a market wide focus on sub-$1 million properties.Luxury Home Market Cools - Less Sales, Lower Average Sold PricesThis summer, buyers strayed from high priced luxury properties and focused on homes offering better price opportunities in the lower se...
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By Corey Dwan, Crested Butte Real Estate Expert
(Crested Butte Collection)
The Crested Butte Connoisseur - August 2012 Issue - Click here for full edition Brought to you by Corey Dwan of Benson Sotheby's International Realty Hi Everyone, One of the busiest summers in recent years is coming to a close as the onset of fall approaches. The warm 80 degree days have given way to cooler temperatures here in Crested Butte, Colorado. For the last week or so the skies have been cloudy with smoke from the fires out west but are beginning to clear as if to welcome one of the world's largest bike races into town. To help welcome the US Pro Cycling Challenge Crested Butte (downtown on Elk Avenue) is holding the "Last Sprint Block Party" tonight starting at 6:00 p.m. and ending whenever the last straggler makes it home. Festivities will include great deals at participating ...
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By Corey Dwan, Crested Butte Real Estate Expert
(Crested Butte Collection)
Corey Dwan of Benson Sotheby's International Realty is pleased to announce the recent sale of 300 Skyland Drive, Crested Butte, CO 81224 via Buyer representation. This 2,964 square foot three bedroom, three and a half bath residence is located on the Robert Trent Jones Jr. Golf Course. Mt. Crested Butte sets the back drop for this extraordinary property with commanding views in every direction. Currently under going an extensive remodel by Ben Somrak and Somrak, Concept and Design this will truly be one of Crested Butte's preeminent golf course properties. Originally listed for $1,150,000 with years of price reductions and an eventual bank foreclosure the final sales price was only $527,00. An amazing opportunity for such a quality built town home. Contact Corey Dwan for all of your Cr...
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By Corey Dwan, Crested Butte Real Estate Expert
(Crested Butte Collection)
Corey Dwan of Benson Sotheby's International Realty is pleased to announce the successful negotiation of 300 Skyland Drive, Crested Butte, CO 81224. Via Buyer representation this property was put under contract a few days ago. A very spacious, almost 3,000 square feet, three bedroom, three full bath town home style residence that is pure golf course frontage. Listed for $565,000 this residence enjoys magnificent views in every direction, beautifully landscaped grounds and a two car garage. With a full remodel coming by Ben Somrak and Somrak Concept and Structure this will truly be one of the premier Crested Butte golf course properties in existence. Stay tuned for sale price. Search for Crested Butte Real Estate Corey Dwan - REALTOR Benson Sotheby's International Realty P.O. Box 210 43...
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By Corey Dwan, Crested Butte Real Estate Expert
(Crested Butte Collection)
The Crested Butte Connoisseur Brought to you by Corey Dwan of Benson Sotheby's International Realty Happy 4th of July Everyone! I hope you are Crested Butte for the 4th! Mother nature has blessed us with some moisture over the last week but unfortunately not enough to have some fireworks. But Crested Butte will be anything but quiet this 4th of July. Summer bookings have been better than we have seen in years and first time visitors, second home owners and returning guests are flocking the streets, hiking the trails, fishing the rivers, boating and swimming in our beautiful lakes. Below is the schedule for today's events. Have a great day! 4th of July Events and Schedule 6:30 a.m. FREE shuttle departs to Gothic for start of 1/3 Marathon race at the 4-way stop in Crested Butte (Elk Avenu...
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By Corey Dwan, Crested Butte Real Estate Expert
(Crested Butte Collection)
Corey Dwan of Benson Sotheby's International Realty is pleased to announce the successful negotiation of 11 Alpine Court, Crested Butte, Colorado via Buyer representation. This beautiful town home is situated in the River Neighborhood in Skyland and enjoys Slate River access, Grant Lake access and close proximity to the town of Crested Butte. Commanding views in every direction take in Mt. Crested Butte, Whetstone, Axtel, Red Lady and the Paradise Divide. Offered as a short sale this property will truly be one of this year's great bargains. Stay tuned for sale price. $299,000 - Three Bedrooms - Two Full Baths - 1426 Sq Ft - One Car Garage Call Corey Dwan for all of your Crested Butte real estate needs Search for Crested Butte Real Estate Corey Dwan - REALTOR Benson Sotheby's Internatio...
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By Channing Boucher, Crested Butte's Trusted Real Estate Advisor
(LIV Sotheby's International Realty)
View Complete Newsletter Online It's Summertime in the Rockies! 2012 Issue No. #5 Greetings from Crested Butte Colorado,The weather, rather the lack of weather, is on everyone's mind up here in the East River Valley. The bluebird yet hot and very dry days are stacking up in Colorado and the entire state is doing a rain dance.Mt. Crested Butte's Performing Arts Center UpdateThe Mt. Crested Butte Performing Arts Center (MCBPAC) is making serious progress in its effort to build a brand new facility in Mt. Crested Butte. Working with its partners, the Crested Butte Music Festival, Town of Mt. Crested Butte and Crested Butte Mountain Resort, the MCBPAC has created a conceptual design of the facility and built a strategic plan. The organization is already on its way to fulfilling it's capital...
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By Corey Dwan, Crested Butte Real Estate Expert
(Crested Butte Collection)
JUNE 2012 1                        First Friday Gallery Crawl & Music, Various Galleries & Locations, Gunnison 8 – 15                        Crested Butte Restaurant Week (Special Dining & Lodging Deals) 9                        Taylor Park Marina Fishing Derby, Taylor Park Reservoir 10, 17, 24            Crested Butte Farmers’ Market, Elk Avenue & Second Street 15,16,22,23,             Gunnison Valley Observatory Open for Public Viewing, Gunnison 29,30  16            Adventure Park, Evolution Bike Park, Zip Lines & Chairlift Open, CB Mountain Resort 20, 27                        Wednesdays at Western State College, Different Activities/Topics Each Week, Gunnison 21, 28                        Exploration Experiences at Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory (interactive science programs &...
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