Behold the power of the power of Beaver Creek's Chocolate Chip Cookie Competition.. Oh and Beaver Creek Opening Day.
Today, at 2pm, skiers, strollers and shoppers alike will have the opportunity to sample 5 different chocolate chip cookies cooked by local bakers; the top cookies from 106 original entries. Judging starts at 2pm and lasts until the cookies are gone. The winners will be announced at 4pm from the Village Grand Staircase. Enjoy your tasting!
While countless ski resorts across America offer great skiing options to escape with the family for the holidays, not all resorts offer fun for the whole family. Vail and Beaver Creek made Forbes' list for 10 best Ski Resorts for Family Friendly Vacations. Vail and Beaver Creek, like other ski destinations that offer kid friendly options, include the following:
Bachelor Gulch real estate continues its strong 2011! Year to date (through October 31, 2011) there have been 21 residential transactions totalling over $82 million! And there are currently 3 beautiful properties under contract, including a single family residence listed at $11,950,000.
For comparison, 2010 saw 16 residential transactions totalling about $46 million.
Of the 21 whole ownership sales, 10 were condominiums, 3 were townhomes, 1 a duplex, and 7 were single family residences. The most expensive was a 7 bedroom masterpiece at 3380 Daybreak Ridge for $10,950,000 while the least expensive was Bear Paw Unit #B-304 for $1,360,000.
Relative prices ranged from $623/SF for a Bear Paw unit to $1161/SF for a Ritz Residential Suite. The median relative price was $778/SF with the average relative price at $807/SF. In general, the premium single family homes, even with their larger size, had higher relative prices.
Deals like this won't last!? Take advantage of the good living at a great value at the Ascent Residences located at the entrance of Beaver Creek.? These condos are priced at 50% off replacement costs.? The 3 bedroom condos are priced from $649,000 to $919,000 and the 4 bedrooms?are priced from $1,099,000 to $1,129,000. The features are impressive?and include hardwood floors, granite countertops, and high end appliances.? The amenties include a ski shuttle to both Vail and Beaver Creek, pool, hot tub, fitness room and a wonderful recreation room and underground parking.?
Sitting high above Avon, Wildridge commands spectacular views of Beaver Creek, Bachelor Gulch, Arrowhead and the Sawatch Mountain Range.? Wildridge offers a variety of residences including town homes, duplexes and single family homes.? 2661 Beartrap Road is a 4 bedroom, 4 1/2 bath?3,396 square foot home with a spacious great room?featuringa stunning floor to ceiling fireplace and a generous dining area that opens to a huge deck with a gas fireplace.? The kitchen has a large island with?high end appliances.? Completing the main level is the master suite, large laundry room and a spacious guest suite.? The lower level features a large family room with wet bar, media room and 2 additional suites.? Offered for:? $1,100,000.00
With a record snow year and a snowy, rainy spring, the rivers are rising and high water is upon us.? It's looking like it is going to be an amazing summer.? If the weather holds and doesn't get to hot to quickly, this years rafting season could stretch out until late July or early August.? Take a day to enjoy a scenic float trip for families to heart stopping Class V rapids for the adrenaline junkies.?? Class I to Class V river trips are available on the Eagle, Colorado and Arkansas rivers.? For more information about rafting, you may visit:? www.timberlinetours.com or www.lakotaguides.com.
The Vilar Performing Arts Center has just announced it's summer concert series. Located in the heart of Beaver Creek, the Vilar Performing Arts Center is a 530 seat theatre that presents a variety of year round performances including jazz, comedy, dance, film, theatre, rock concerts and more.? This summer's 2011? concert series?features an all star line up!
An evening with Sheryl Crow - Monday, June 27, 8 pm
Chris Isaak - Wednesday, July 6, 8 pm
Indigo Girls - Sunday, July 17, 8 pm
Travis Tritt - Wednesday, July 27, 8 pm
Keb' Mo' - Thursday, August 4, 8 pm
Peter Frampton: Frampton Comes Alive - Thursday, August 18, 8 pm
Alison Krauss & Union Station - Saturday, September 3, 8 pm
Oxford Court Condominiums?are?located within walking distance of? the shopping Plaza, restaurants and the Vilar?Center of Performing Arts?in Beaver Creek Village.??These?condominums are very spacious 2 bedroom, 2 bath or 3 bedroom, 3 bath units with fireplaces, washer/dryers and lots of natural light.? The building amenities include a pool, hot tub, underground parking, a front desk and ski in/ski out location. ?You can ski to Chair 14 or take a short walk to either the Strawberry Park or Centennial Express Lifts.