The Upper Eagle River Valley is located north of The Villages of Beaver Creek, the Vail Valley's other World Class ski mountain. Neighborhoods in the Upper Eagle River Valley include Avon, Wildridge, Mountain Star and Eagle-Vail. The historic Town of Minturn is also located in this region. Avon has much to offer residents and visitors alike, including a large park in the center of town that features Nottingham Lake, recreational fields, picnic areas and playgrounds and a brand new whitewater river park. In addition a "new" Village at Avon and other planned pedestrian areas will continue to increase the number of commercial and residential opportunities well into the future. Avon also has a public library and a large Recreational Center. The community offers shopping options that include some of the larger retailers in our area like Wal-Mart, Home Depot, Sun and Ski Sports and City Market. There are also several small boutique retailers and many restaurant choices for your shopping and dinning pleasure. Avon has seen several large new developments in the recent past and now has a gondola that connects to Beaver Creek Resort via the Westin Riverfront Hotel. You will also enjoy a myriad of sponsored Town of Avon events and festivals that take place throughout the year.
The Recreation Center includes an indoor pool, water slide and fitness facility. And all year long, families enjoy numerous outdoor pleasures. Paddle boats, fly fishing, in-line skating, beach volleyball and kayaking in the summer and in the winter, the log cabin rents ice skates for those who enjoy the thrill of outdoor skating on the lake. There is a calendar of events for the many special happenings at Nottingham Lake, including Town of Avon’s incredible Fourth of July fireworks display.
Real estate offerings in the Upper Eagle River Valley vary from resort condominiums to luxury estate homes. Pricing is moderate compared with some areas and there are several hidden property gems in and around the area The popularity of Beaver Creek Resort is spilling over into Avon with the new and wildly popular Westin Resort, complete with its own Gondola to Beaver Creek ski mountain, the Sheraton Vacation Club and a new Grand Wyndham Resort. If you seek luxury property, check out Mountain Star, Wildridge and Beaver Creek for some of the most stunning architecture and residences in the Vail Valley.