Happy New Year from the Vail Valley!! 2020 came screeching into the Vail Valley with new snow for the ski areas of Vail and Beaver Creek and what seemed like record numbers of visitors to Vail Village and the Village of Beaver Creek. This year will prove to be a banner year for the Vail area and real estate sales should be brisk throughout the year. Come enjoy what the Vail Valley has to offer this winter and see for yourself how incredible this world class ski resort has become. We hope to see you here in 2020 and may you and yours have a prosperous New Year!
The neighborhood of East Vail sits at the foot of the Gore Mountain Range and is the closest in proximity to Denver, Colorado. East Vail was one of the early neighborhoods of the Vail Valley with and sports a mix of early vintage ski condominiums and town homes, in addition to luxury mountain single family homes. Most of the properties that were built in the 70’s and 80’s have been remodeled and newer homes have been built throughout the last decade. Real estate prices start in the $400,000 up to several million dollars for the newer single family homes. View All Homes for Sale In East Vail
East Vail is a fabulous alpinous environment with towering evergreen trees and 14,000 foot mountains seemingly rising out of the valley corridor. Many like the area because a majestic trout stream named Gore Creek meanders through the East Vail neighborhood on its way through the Vail Golf Course and Vail Village. In addition to Gore Creek, East Vail also is know for its sheer rock cliff faces and beautiful spring waterfalls flowing off Vail Mountain and the Gore Range. Extreme and not so extreme skiers delight in the fabled chutes of East Vail and ice climbers come from miles around to challenge the ice falls in the winter.
Big Horn Park with its large playground, athletic fields and Beaver Ponds is an added bonus when considering purchasing a home in East Vail. Residents gather their dogs and children at the park to talk over a cup of coffee or play frisbee with the neighbors is a common occurrence, even through out the winter. And, the free Town of Vail bus service runs on a year round basis takes you to Vail Village and all the way to West Vail if you desire.
There are many other things to like about living or vacationing in East Vail. Several moderate hikes start out of East Vail that take you up into the Gore Range; the Booth Falls and Booth Creek trailheads have small parking lots where you can park and start your hike. For cycling enthusiast, there is the famous Vail Pass bicycle trail. The well maintained paved bike path rises up almost 4000 feet and back down into Copper Mountain on the East side of the pass. For those looking for tennis, racquet ball, workout and training facilities, the Vail Racquet Club has memberships available for all property owners in East Vail.
The world renown Blu’s restaurant is located in the Vail Racquet Club. The 25 year old restaurant is a Vail tradition and is a welcome addition to this residential neighborhood. If you need to stock up on groceries or wine, their is also the East Vail Market that has a large variety of everything including fresh meats, cheeses, produce and packaged liquor.
East Vail is a great place for family to gather and the homes here are built for entertaining lots of friends and family.
The neighborhood of The Highlands is surrounded by Eagle Ranch Open Space and BLM lands with 360* views to the mighty Sawatch Range and Castle Peak. Hiking and mountain bike trails are connected to several access points in and around the subdivision and there is a hard surface trail that extends all the way into the downtown areas of The Town of Eagle. There is also a acre plus neighborhood park that can be used to hold private outdoor or tented events through out the warmer months.
The ability to design a variety of home styles including Victorian, Craftsman, and Prairie and the world class architects that are available for your consultation right here in Eagle will get you the confidence and the enjoyment of designing your custom home. Give me a call at 970-331-1110 John Helmering
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Eagle, CO – “A small ‘old west’ town complimented by modern amenities and family neighborhoods located in the heart of the Rocky Mountains with world class resorts and international airport less than fifteen minutes away.”
The Town of Eagle has matured into one of the nicest small mountain towns in the Rockies. In recent years, the local population has grown substantially and the town’s people have come together to create a community that is beginning to thrive with economic diversity and civic cooperation.
Turn back the clock 10 years…..
It wasn’t long ago when the Eagle, Colorado was featured as a real estate boom town gone bust on PBS Newshour; in fact, in 2009, again in 2010 and again in 2011. The road to economic recovery has been a long one for the mountain town of Eagle, Colorado. However, it is safe to say that the town has transitioned to a more diversified professional business base with a strong work close to home and family component; it’s an economy that is still dependent on the up-valley resort industry but, less dependent on new real estate development and overall much more independent than before.
The Town of Eagle and its residents have been resilient and are working hard to re-energize the community spirit, diversify the business economy, improve infrastructure and plan for new residential homes and commercial buildings. In fact, if you have been considering moving to the mountains of Colorado, the Town of Eagle is a great choice and timing couldn’t be better for all of these reasons.
The people and local government have worked hard on new branding efforts to attract visitors, businesses and residents alike. The Town of Eagle recently launched a program aimed at educating folks about all of the natural benefits and outdoor activity that surrounds us living in Eagle. www.EagleOutside.com The Eagle Chamber of Commerce has stepped up it’s game with a new website and enhanced aspirations. Their Vision is to be recognized as the business arm of our world-class mountain town. To achieve this they are taking a leadership role in working for Eagle’s Economic Vitality.
New and expanded events such as the Youth Mountain Bike Championships, the Eagle County Fair and Rodeo, Eagle YogaFest and the Eagle Wild Mushroom and Wine Weekend have begun to put the spotlight on the Town of Eagle as a weekend travel destination. The Town of Eagle has built an extensive mountain bike trail systems and has quickly become a well known; some say perhaps the Colorado equivalent to Utah’s famed Moab. In addition, over the past 5 years many new families and residents have moved to Eagle increasing the local population substantially; there is vitality through the Town as we are seeing busier restaurants, bigger crowds at events and more folks walking and biking around town.
A series of new roundabouts and pedestrian friendly pathways were finished last summer and a pedestrian and bike trail system has been constructed with its own I-70 overpass allowing residents the walkability to and from the neighborhoods, grocery store, the bowling alley, restaurants and Chambers Road commercial area. Another new bike path finished this summer runs from Gypsum through Eagle to Edwards with a newly built bike and pedestrian bridge over the Eagle River in Wolcott. New custom homes are again available and there are several new subdivisions planned in the near future. A new assisted living center is open in Eagle Ranch with another add-on building being built next door. In addition, the grade schools and high schools all are increasing in size.
Real estate home prices in and around Eagle have remained modest compared to the rest of the Vail Valley. There are a variety homes between $400,000 and $2,000,000 currently on the market.
Here is a link to our Eagle Community Feature Sheet for a quick overview of our mountain town and a printable pdf.
And, here is the link to our brand new Eagle Colorado real estate neighborhood page complete with statistics and all real estate that is currently listed for sale. Check it out here: Eagle, Colorado
Make your move to Eagle, Colorado! It’s time to live and work in the mountains like you have always dreamed!
Build your dream home? Read about the Eagle Ranch Homesites For Sale Here.
The new Eagle River Park has converted a tractor-trailer truck parking lot into a sustainable, environmentally friendly Town park for use by residents and visitors. It has instantly become another huge attraction in Eagle.
We are dedicated to continuously improving the community and stimulating smart economic growth in Eagle County. Please contact us at Vail Valley Real Estate, Inc. for all of your real estate and home ownership needs. 970.331.1110
Here is a list of Highlands at Eagle Ranch Homesites currently listed for sale in the Vail MLS. We also have quite of few lots for sale that are not currently listed. If you are interested in a map of all the properties available for sale in the Highlands, you can fill out the form below and we will send you the map.
Vail Valley, CO – Eagle Ranch is a neighborhood located in the Community of Eagle, Colorado. With many modern amenities and an abundance of outdoor activities to fill your free time, this Rocky Mountain neighborhood is part of one of the largest local and second home areas in the Vail Valley. Located in a true Mountain Town, Eagle Ranch is located next to the historic Town of Eagle and the “Old Downtown” commercial district; Eagle County’s local seat – ripe with centuries of western history and legacy.
Eagle Ranch also has its own pedestrian friendly retail commercial district that includes an 18 hole public championship golf course, movie theater, fitness center, several parks, a pavilion and outdoor theatre, a community garden, a neighborhood grocer/caterer, and several restaurants and pubs and a grocery store that will be built this summer, 2016.
In addition, the Town of Eagle boasts of an indoor ice rink, bowling alley, swimming pool, BMX track, tennis courts, baseball and soccer fields, hiking and biking trails, rodeo and equestrian fair grounds, and a myriad of other outdoor recreational activities.
Eagle Ranch is located thirty minutes west of Vail and seven miles East of Eagle County Regional Airport and Jet Center. In addition, Denver, Colorado is a short two hour drive away for corporate endeavors and other business pursuits. The Town of Eagle’s lower elevation, milder weather and millions of acres of public lands allow for an active outdoor lifestyle. Also, Eagle offers a more diverse selection of real estate offerings than anywhere in the Vail Valley with options that include contracting to build your personal custom home.
If you have been considering building your dream home in the Rocky Mountains, Eagle Ranch is now offering some of the final single family lots in the Eagle Ranch subdivision. The Highlands at Eagle Ranch perched high above the rest of Eagle Ranch, these homesites offer some of the finest and longest views in the Vail Valley. With the Sawatch Range and New York Mountain to the south, Castle Peak to your north and the brilliant big ski Colorado views to the western sunset; this area is simply a slice of heaven. Highlands at Eagle Ranch’s finest neighborhood include several pocket parks and a paved trail system for hiking and biking to and from the towns many attractions. Take advantage of nearly half off original sales prices and plummeting property taxes to secure your dream home location and homesite.
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Vail Valley Real Estate is happy to announce the arrival of our new Community Feature Sheet for Eagle, Colorado.
Eagle, Colorado has matured into the dynamic community that exists today. The outdoor recreation, entertainment, health facilities and natural amenities including parks, open space, streams and rivers surrounding Eagle allow for an active and diverse lifestyle. Quality schools, town walkability, ease of travel and minutes from world class ski resorts, this mountain town offers an unmatched quality of life and adventure.
Here is the PDF Version if you would like to download or print it: Eagle Colorado Community Feature Sheet
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Sold! But stay tuned, more Creekside Lofts will be coming on the market shortly. Fill out the form below or call us at 970.390.7594
Now Under Construction. Go here to read about the just released Phase II of Creekside Lofts.
This home is a trout fisherman’s dream located creekside on Brush Creek just up stream from the confluence of the Eagle River in Eagle, Colorado. Enjoy the babbling brook from the oversized deck of this four bedroom three and a half bath townhome overlooking open space to the Sawatch Range. A fully appointed kitchen with granite counters and hardwood floors looks over the great room and living area to the creek below. Downstairs walk out entry and den, garage, forced air heat, double vanity master bath, vaulted pine beattle tongue and grove ceiling, 1 car garage, entry powder room, can work as a lockoff.
Forget all you though you knew about Eagle and let us introduce you to some of the first newly constructed homes in years in Eagle at the entrance to the Eagle Ranch neighborhood.
For Information on Future Pre-Construction Releases on Creekside Lofts, please fill out the form below and we will email you information as it becomes available. We never share your personal information. Thank you. Please provide an accurate phone number so that we may contact you directly to discuss your interest.
Sold! Villas at Brett Ranch #1602
242 Crazy Horse Circle
2 bedroom/ 2 bath plus 1 car attached garage
968 square feet
Sold for $340,000.00
Edwards, CO – Located on the Eagle River in the Vail Valley, this two bedroom condominium has incredible views to the Sawatch Range and Vail’s famed Back Bowls. Complete with a two car garage, gas heat and a fully equipped kitchen, this property is one of the better locations in the entire Villas at Brett Ranch complex.
Located minutes from downtown Edwards Colorado and on the Eagle County transportation system, you have easy access to shopping, dining and Vail and Beaver Creek ski areas with some of the best fly fishing in the Rocky Mountains right outside your door.
Seller will consider a lease option purchase for the winter ski season. Please call 970-331-1110 to discuss this option.