Crested Butte, CO Real Estate News

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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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 sale of yet another Crested Butte single family home via Buyer representation. 117 Whiterock Avenue may very well represent the last of the great bargains for a Crested Butte single family home. Originally sold for $505,000 at the peak of the market this quaint Crested Butte home sold for only $320,615. With two bedrooms, two full baths, 1154 sq ft and another 616 sq ft in the basement this makes the perfect investment for this fortunate buyer. Whether it is used as a second home, short term rental or long term rental property it is sure to appreciate in the coming years. Another example of a good opportunity that had multiple bids as more and more buyers realize that real estate is a good solid i...
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By Channing Boucher, Crested Butte's Trusted Real Estate Advisor
(LIV Sotheby's International Realty)
Channing Boucher, Benson Sothebys International Realty Broker Associate, is pleased to announce some significant sales activity in Crested Butte Colorado. Channing sold the following real estate listings this May and June: 720 South Avion at Buckhorn Ranch – $725,000 324 and 324.5 Whiterock Avenue – $730,000 1 Stetson Drive – Wildhorse at Prospect – $665,000 4 Appaloosa Drive – Wildhorse at Prospect – $975,000 Visit Channing's Crested Butte Real Estate Guide to learn more about our dynamic resort real estate marketplace.Thanks for visiting my blog today, Channing BoucherBroker AssociateBenson Sotheby's International Realty970-596-3228 
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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 another Crested Butte single family home sale via Buyer representation. 705 Teocalli Avenue originally listed for $1,095,000 and reduced to $830,000 at the time of the sale sold for the amazing price of $750,000. This beautifully crafted, custom built home has four bedrooms, two and a half baths and a studio apartment above the garage. The main home enjoys 2,178 square feet and the studio is comfortably cozy with 357 square feet. Manicured lawn, garden area and great southern exposure make this a truly inviting Crested Butte single family home.This sale marks the third sale in this price range ($700,000 to $900,000) in the last year. After last summer's 13 sales of homes over the million dollar mark it is good t...
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By Corey Dwan, Crested Butte Real Estate Expert
(Crested Butte Collection)
 For fully active Newsletter go to http://www.crestedbutteforsale.com/corey_dwan_market_report_may_2012.html May, 2012 Issue    The Crested Butte Connoisseur Brought to you by Corey Dwan of Benson Sotheby's International Realty Hi Everyone, I must say this off season has been the most mild and dry off season in my seven years in the valley. Almost all of the mountain bike trails are open, dry and tacky. The hiking is fantastic and the fishing couldn't be better. We are experiencing early wildflowers, mid-summer temperatures and clear, blue skies. Crested Butte is truly the best summer destination in Colorado and historically the first three weeks of June are quiet with just a few visitors. So beat the crowd and get up here early to enjoy everything Crested Butte has to offer a month ear...
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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 sale of 515 Oversteeg Gulch Road located in beautiful Red Mountain Ranch, Crested Butte, Colorado. This custom built log home located a mere 10 feet from the National Forest has two full bedrooms, large loft, two full baths, wood burning fireplace, extra storage room, 1872 square feet and over 35 acres of secluded Rocky Mountain land. Originally listed for $1,150,000 this was property was acquired via short sale for $430,000. Representing the Buyer in this deal Corey Dwan successfully closed the transaction in three months. Definitely worth the wait.   Call Corey Dwan for all of you Crested Butte real estate needs whether you are looking for ranches, single family, condos or vacant land in Crest...
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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 sale of a beautiful Trappers at Wildcat parcel via Buyer representation. This 42.16 acre parcel over looking Red Lady and surrounding mountains represents the least expensive sale for any parcel over 10 acres in rural Crested Butte since 2005! Located just a 10 minute drive to the town of Crested Butte this lot enjoys a level and cleared building envelope, a meandering wooded road and commanding views in every direction. The incredible low sales price of this amazing piece of Crested Butte land was only $100,000 representing a $25,000 reduction off of asking price.   Call Corey Dwan for all of your Crested Butte land needs.   Search for Crested Butte and Gunnison Real Estate   Corey Dwan - REALT...
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By Channing Boucher, Crested Butte's Trusted Real Estate Advisor
(LIV Sotheby's International Realty)
Crested Butte Colorado realtor Channing Boucher and Benson Sotheby’s International Realty are pleased to announce another successful luxury home transaction in the dynamic and improving Crested Butte real estate market. Channing’s listing at 4 Appaloosa in the Wildhorse at Prospect subdivision sold today for $975,000 in an all-cash transaction.  Channing also represented the purchaser in this transaction. Originally, the 3600 sft, 4 bedroom, 4.5 bathroom served as the model home for the Wildhorse at Prospect development. The ski home features easy access to the Gold Link ski lift and Crested Butte Mountain Resort ski runs and the Snodgrass trail system is located just down the road from the property. For more information about Crested Butte and our real estate market, visit Channing’s C...
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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 Broker Associate Channing Boucher are pleased to announce the successful sale of Lot 14 at Glacier Lily Estates. This primo Glacier Lily Estates home site is 1.35 acres, elevated and features a gently sloped topography with easy access off of Glacier Lily Way. Located along the northern boundary fenceline of the community, the parcel features stunning, panoramic vistas of the ski resort and Mt. Crested Butte, the surrounding Elk Mountains and the Upper East River Valley. The site enjoys great southern exposure, all day light and unbelievable VIEWS! Glacier Lily Estates is conveniently located between Mt. Crested Butte and the Town of Crested Butte. Channing Boucher represented the seller and the buyer in this transaction. The parcel sold for $16...
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By Channing Boucher, Crested Butte's Trusted Real Estate Advisor
(LIV Sotheby's International Realty)
View This Month's Newsletter Online Greetings from Crested Butte!The weather has been spectacular in Colorado this March. Unusually warm and sunny days have replaced the snow seemingly overnight. Unfortunately, the ski season was a bit of a bust in Crested Butte and every other resort in Colorado this year but hey, it can snow like mad in April and May too.Just like the weather, the real estate market in Crested Butte is heating up and many people have asked me why there is so much recent sales activity in our little community.Year-to-date, we have sold 40 residential properties and an additional 40 properties are under contract. This represents just over $40 million worth of sales activity. This is impressive considering last year at this time, we sold a total of 37 properties at about...
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