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Issue: Luxury Market Special Edition October 9, 2009
Take a Tour of Steamboat's Most Luxurious Properties!
krall extWhether you have the desire to own one of Steamboat's finest residences, or simply curious, I thought you would enjoy taking a look at some of the most spectacular properties of the Yampa Valley.  Over the past few years the architectural beauty and exquisite craftsmanship showcased in our high end homes has grown to rival some of the most exclusive resort properties around the world!
You can take a virtual tour of the single family homes, and see the listing sheets for the most luxurious townhomes and condominiums offered for purchase.
Please keep in mind the property descriptions below are from the listing agents (they represent the seller). 
I have valued the opportunities past clients have provided me in assisting them with properties of this caliber.  Clients appreciate my 27 years of experience, commitment to representing only buyers and looking out for their best interests throughout the entire process.  With the complexities of high-end purchases I have been able to help clients negotiate many aspects of the purchase, and they have appreciated the confidentiality and professionalism that I have always made my highest standard of practice.  I'd be happy to provide you with my unbiased opinion on any of these properties in which you may be interested in learning more about.
Enjoy the tour!

Single Family Residences  

To take a "Virtual Tour" of any of these homes, click the underlined title at the beginning of each property description.  The tour will bring you to the listing agent's web site (remember, they represent the seller).  If you have any questions or would like additional information, please call or email me.
wildflower meadowsWildflower Meadows - $20,000,000
Traditional materials create a grand mountain estate only minutes from downtown Steamboat. Relax and enjoy serenity in high style on 155 acres. You'll be astonished by the meticulously landscaped setting. Every inch of this 10,308 square foot mountain estate has been thought through and features six bedrooms offering generous space and six and a half baths. The 6,000 sq ft auto-plaza features a six-car garage, a great place to store all of your toys.  There is also a 3 bedroom, 2 bath home with a pond at the entrance of the property. Recreational amenities abound right on the property with a private lake and tennis court. This property is one of a kind in Steamboat. Main Home 10,308 sq. ft. Finished Guest House/Auto Plaza 6000 Sq. ft., 3000 Finished additional home 2032 sq. ft. finished.

storm mountainRushing Water - $14,250,000
The Rich Carr designed 8,475 square foot main residence and 2,052 square foot guesthouse are situated at the end of the road on 70 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds with Walton Creek flowing through it all. Features include infinity pool and two hot tubs, five ponds and cascading waterfalls, and a commanding view of a giant granite canyon. The main residence is a synthesis of mountain and contemporary architecture forming living spaces which contain undefined transitions between the natural surrounding and the interiors. The interior design by Luis Ortega flows throughout the main residence's four levels, providing warm comfort and exuding style rarely experienced. A fully integrated HVAC, lighting, security, A/V, shades and a dedicated 7.1 Meridian Digital System allow all these systems to be controlled with the simple touch of a button. Gated community. Finshed square footage includes: 8,475 - Main Residence and 2,052 - Guesthouse.
chateau saissonsChateau Saisons - $12,950,000
One of Steamboat's premier estates is set on 53 acres behind private gates and on a secluded mountaintop with views of the Rocky Mountains.  With seven bedrooms, five with en suite baths, as well as a detached guest house and caretaker unit with separate entrance, you'll never run out of room for family or guests. The majestic master suite features a stone fireplace, an executive office, a fitness room and a balcony with views of the lake and the ski mountain. Watch a movie floating in the indoor pool or go to the amazing professional theater with star ceiling and curved screen. Outside, enjoy 8000 sq. ft. of stone patios, including a covered stone deck with fireplace, exotic water garden, fountains, 2 hot tubs and sauna. The Chateau is located in the unincorporated part of Routt County, south of Steamboat Springs, with an Oak Creek mailing address. This estate welcomes you with a tulip-lined entrance and mature landscaping all around. With no CC and R's nor an HOA, this is a one of a kind property with endless privacy. Ski-in/ski-out privileges at the Steamboat Ski Areas are available.
straw parkGunn Creek - $10,000,000
This ultra private, Rocky Mountain property, located in highly coveted Strawberry Park, offers 367.92 acres of mature pines, aspens and fern filled fields. This expansive estate includes a 4100 sq. ft. Rocky Mountain Log Home, 1100 sq. ft. barn/garage and 1400 sq. ft. heli hangar/wood shop. LOW TAXES are associated with Yampa Valley Land Trust and extensive senior water rights are included. Keep this home as your own or build your custom mountain retreat in the 12 acre building envelope, yet to be determined. Property is minutes to jet accessible airport, ski area and schools and downtown. This very natural setting borders National Forest on 2 sides with migratory moose, elk and deer. Privacy, tranquility and miles of private trail system allow for many recreational opportunities. 35-70 acres offering additional building sites, part of the original land trust and abutting this property, are also available.

spyglassSpyglass House - $8,500,000
This extraodinary home rests high above the Yampa Valley floor, yet is conveniently located at the top of Fish Creek Falls Road. This breathtaking residence
offers the very discriminating buyer privacy, a generous and spacious floor plan and with over 100 windows, the most incredible views of Steamboat and the Valley. Beautifully designed, the highest quality craftsmanship and finishes set this home apart. Perfect for large family gatherings or a special retreat home, you will find numerous gathering areas with plenty of separation allowing for great get-away areas even when the entire family is in.
Click on the underlined title to each property to see the listing sheet information, as well as additional pictures of the property.

ski trail lnSki Trail Lane - $6,200,000
A rare opportunity to own a World Class Executive retreat on prestigious Ski Trail Lane. The perfect location and the most incredible views in Steamboat, overlooking Ski Time Square and the Gondola. Bring family and friends, this luxurious 6 bed, 4 floor, 2 kitchen attached single family sleeps 12+. Glass
elevator, hot tub and more.
Temple Knoll - $5,575,000temple knoll
Situated high above the Yampa Valley, just a short walk from the Thunderhead high-speed chairlift and Routt National Forest, Temple Knoll is one of the finest locations in Steamboat if you are looking for that rare combination of privacy and access to skiing. This grand 5 bedroom, 7 bath townhome offers fine construction, hand-craftmanship, and intelligent design. Unit B(right side) has a direct views up to the ski slopes from the main living areas yet is tucked into a private, wooded lot. There is a stunning three-story glass atrium staircase, vaulted ceiling in the Great Room outlined in hand-huned timber beams and a private office area that looks out onto the tree tops.
Exquisite Montana Log Home Duplex situated in the exclusive Ski Trails subdivision.This luxury home  has over 5700 sq. ft. of living space. with 5 bedrooms and 7 bathrooms. Elegant Mountain living at it's best with impeccable finishes that you have come to expect from Montana Log Homes. This home has incredible views that you can enjoy everytime you ride up up your glass elevator.  Construction to be completed fall 2009.

Click on the underlined title to each property to see the listing sheet information, as well as additional pictures of the property.

johns livingroomEdgemont - $4,956,000
Situated on the edge of the ski resort, Edgemont's 'click-in and go' access to the ski slopes is unmatched by any other new real estate in Steamboat. Owners will enjoy spectacular views of the entire Yampa Valley and spacious open floorplans ideal for entertaining. Edgemont will offer a host of indoor and outdoor amenities that will bring families together both inside and outside of the home. Residences under construction now. Two finish schemes available for owners to choose from, and two optional, professionally designed furniture packages available for purchase. Occupancy is anticipated for Early 2010 for this five bedroom, four and a half bath, 4,095 square foot slopeside residence.
OSPOne Steamboat Place - $3,150,000
A rare opportunity to own a whole residence in Steamboat's premier luxury slopeside boutique resort. Just steps from the gondola, One Steamboat Place will command the base of the slopes offering the ultimate ski-in/ski-out convenience, exclusivity, mountain luxury and personal service. This slopeside enclave offers five-star services and amenities, including an indulgent Zen inspired spa, exquisite dining on site at the Truffle Pig restaurant, a boutique market for provisioning an outdoor excursion or gourmet in-residence dining, fitness facilities, boutiques, pool and hot tubs and gathering spaces for all ages. This residence is located on the 7th floor of the central wing offering incredible views of the ski area and the west valley. Dual master suites with private master baths bookend this gorgeous residence, framing two additional bedrooms with private baths and the living and dining rooms and kitchen. The rich Spanish hickory hardwood flooring throughout the kitchen, living, dining area, office and hallways create a wonderful rich and rustic feel while Shaw broadloom carpeting in the bedrooms create contemporary warmth. The kitchen will feature granite countertops and Viking appliances with beautiful red lacquer and wood stained cabinetry throughout.  This four bedroom and four bath, 2,400 sq. ft. condominium will be ready for occupancy this winter.

antlersAntlers - $2,350,000
There is nothing better than ski in ski out. Just steps from your bed to skiing. The Antlers at the Christie Base offers unobstructed views directly up the slopes of the Steamboat Ski Area. Exceptional owner amenities include a slopeside swimming pool and outdoor hot tub, indoor changing facilities, luxurious private ski locker room and lounge, ski valet, steam shower, front desk check-in, and onsite concierge and shuttle.  This is a turn-key, four bedroom and four bath residence consisting of 2,272 square feet and waiting for a new owner.

highmarkHighmark - $2,200,000
Front row seats to the best that Steamboat has to offer! The penthouse at the Highmark has it all. A sumptuously decorated unit with panoramic valley views from your beautifully furnished private balcony. The furnishing are gorgeous. The feel is pure luxury! The location speaks for itself, mere steps to the ski lift but away from the base area congestion. No detail has been left to chance. The spacious loft has a full bathroom and makes the perfect guest area. The Highmark is one of Steamboat finest addresses! This incredible property is being sold turn key! This amazing pentouse has it all, and is priced to sell!!!

howelsenHowelsen Place - $1,950,000
Howelsen Place occupies Steamboat's most prominent downtown corner, 7th and Lincoln. It's Steamboat's version of "Main and Main." With 42 unique residential "flats" and a wide variety of one-, two- and three-bedroom floor plans from which to choose, Howelsen Place offers a luxuriously comfortable, vibrantly chic lifestyle to its Owners. Kitchens are sleekly modern. Warm woods, expansive windows and blazing fireplaces make it inviting to just stay at home. But resist temptation-don't forget you're in the middle of everything Steamboat has to offer. Amenities and Features include Private on-mountain ski storage and locker, spacious floor plans, Natural stone floor tiles, Silestone countertops, Stainless Viking and GE Monogram appliances, Environmentally friendly cork floor, Hand textured walls, Central air conditioning, Hydronic baseboard heat, Direct vent gas log fireplace, Outdoor decks with radiant snowmelt system, Private, outdoor courtyard with sunset views, Heated underground parking, Wood paneled elevator, Miele washer and dryer, Central downtown location provides exceptional amenities and reasonable HOA fees.  2,038 square feet, three bedrooms and three baths located in the heart of downtown Steamboat Springs.

See anything of interest?  Would you like any additional information?
I'd be happy to give you my professional, honest opinion on any of the merits of any property you are interested in.  Please email me or give me a call, toll free, at 877.970.8885 x101 with any questions you may have.
Important Steamboat Real Estate News!!!
The third quarter of the year has just concluded, and I've just completed my market research of what is evolving in our current market.  If you're a potential buyer, what I uncovered is very important to you!  To be one of the first to learn about this news before I make it available to the general public with my newsletter, email me or give me a call and I would be more than happy to share it and give you the inside edge.
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Doug Labor, GRI, RRP, ABR, ABRM, CEBA, e-PRO
Buyer's Resource Real Estate of Steamboat
Broker / Owner