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127 Lucksinger Lane | Summit @ Cordillera

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 23:48

DRAMATIC PRICE REDUCTION at 127 Lucksinger Lane at the Summit of Cordillera!

Magnificent 6 bedroom estate offers extraordinary views from every room! Floor-to-ceiling windows capture vistas from the Gore Range to Vail’s Back Bowls to the Sawatch Range. All woodwork including the cabinetry, flooring & ceilings were crafted by a renowned yacht builder. The expansive gourmet kitchen has a 10ft island and hearth room with kiva fireplace. Unparalleled outdoor living include upper and lower wrap-around decks that are enjoyed by every room. Fabulous master suite offers breathtaking views, fire place, his and hers closets, and huge spa bath. Large paneled study is adjacent to the master. Lower level recreational room with fire place, wet bar, game area walks out to huge deck with hot tub. Attached caretakers provided versatility for guests or a caretaker. 

What we love about this home?
THE VIEWS!

See for yourself…

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Let our local brokers help you!

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 23:01

Looking for an expertise local broker to assist you in selling your home or buying your dream home? Here are just a few of our wonderful Vail brokers

Jason Peters
Jason grew up in Longmont, Colorado.  He attended the University of Colorado, graduating in 2004 with a degree in Communications.  Preferring a balanced life, he moved to Vail in 2006 with no intention of leaving.  Starting in ski shops, Jason worked into several marketing positions in the valley, allowing him to work with the Birds of Prey World Cup and ESPN X-Games. As his family grew, he wanted to spend more time at home.  Utilizing his experience, he turned to a career as a business broker.  It was only natural that he expanded into luxury real estate.  Jason is married with a son, daughter, and yellow lab.   In his free time, you can find him on the mountain snowboarding, in a river fly fishing, or golfing. If you would like a local’s perspective on the valley, feel free to contact him.
Office: 970-790-6777 Cell: 720-838-8418

Lai White
Lai is a business woman and entrepreneur at heart.  She started and managed many companies in her life time.  Now, she enjoys helping clients find their dream home and making lifelong friends.  She also has a daughter, and she and her husband and two sweet grandchildren visit often for golf in the summer and skiing in the winter here with Lai. Please call Lai with all your real estate needs.
Office: 970-790-6777 Cell: 970-471-2207

Bob Essin
Bob moved to Vail in 1990 and began his exciting career in real estate. He was an Administrative Director of Cheley Colorado Camps in Estes Park, Colorado, where he met his now wife Dara. In addition to skiing, Bob enjoys golf, fly fishing and hiking.  He has 2 married children and 3 grand children in Colorado and North Carolina.  Before joining Gateway Land and Development Real Estate in Vail Village, he worked for Vail Lionshead Real Estate, Vail Estates and Keller Williams Mountain Properties.  Bob is not in a hurry unless you are.  He wants to help you find the property right for you.  “It’s a beautiful day in Colorado”.
Office: 970-790-6777 Cell: 970-376-4484

Suzi Apple
In the years since her first trek over the Vail Pass, Suzi has met many with similar stories of falling in love with this wonderful mountain town. It seems all who come here are touched by the spectacular natural beauty and the warm community atmosphere that permeates Vail. As a real estate professional and the visionary founder of Gateway Land & Development, Suzi has the opportunity to bring Vail home to those who have been touched by its gifts. What really excites Suzi is the relaxed yet exhilarating atmosphere of the Vail Valley. Each day it is her goal to make Gateway Land & Development a realty company that responds to the specific needs and goals of its clientele.
Office: 970-790-6777 Cell: 970-376-5417

Call us today!

Let Gateway Lead You Home 
Vail Village
www.GatewayLand.com

 

Take a hike !

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 21:19

Hiking in and around the Vail Valley is some of those most recreational fun one can have! With endless scenery of mountain tops and lush greenery you can definitely quiet your mind in this spectacular abyss.

While not in the real estate office located in the heart of Vail in Vail Village; brokers with Gateway Land & Development enjoy heading out to the trail! There are tons of local options for hiking; here are our favorite!

Grouse Lake Trail (Minturn):  No need to drive up Tigiwon Road for this one – the Grouse Lake trailhead is located just before the town of Minturn.  When I first moved to the valley it was by far my favorite hike and still holds a special place in my heart.  It is 4.6 miles to the lake which, in my opinion, is one of the prettiest lakes in the valley.

Gore Creek/ Lake Trail (East Vail):  The beauty of this trail is that you can go for as short or long as you like (5.5 miles to Gore Lake) and there is pretty scenery the entire way.  You’ll spend most of the hike listening to the sounds of Gore Creek as you walk beside it and there is lots of shade to keep you cooler.

Shrine Ridge (Vail Pass):  This is a great hike mid-summer during wildflower season when the meadows are awash with color.  Temps are cooler up high (starts around 11,000 ft) and in a short 2.1 miles you have 360 degree views including Copper Mountain, Mt of the Holy Cross, the Gore Range and Vail’s back bowls.

 

NOW is the time to get outside while the sun is shinning and the trails aren’t super packed with tourists!

Stay tuned to our blog & news page on www.GatewayLand.com for fun Summer happenings and the latest in our listings!

 

Let Gateway Lead You Home
970-790-6777 | Vail Village

 

 

New Listing 85 Edwards Point – Edwards, Colorado

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 20:55

This just in; Gateway Land and Development Real Estate’s new listing 85 Edwards Point in Edwards, Colorado.


Enjoy the sunset with unobstructed panoramic Castle Peak views from any of the three decks.  The open flowing floor plan has six bedrooms, seven bathrooms, this includes two masters, and a lower level family room with fireplace.  One master is main level with a fireplace and walks out to one of the westerly viewing decks! State of the art kitchen with Subzero refrigerator, Wolf range, and massive hand-cut wood island.  Solar panels for more energy efficiency. In home speaker system, wine room, and two car garage.

WOW! See this listing TODAY!

Let Gateway Lead You Home 
970-790-6777 | Vail Village

 

Have you seen these one of a kind Colorado homes?

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 23:25

Colorado is known for it’s breathtaking scenery; as you look above the tree line towards our never ending blue bird skies have you ever spotted one of these unique Colorado homes?

Swetsville Zoo-Fort Collins Colorado 

More than 30 years ago Bill Swets created the ’Swetsville Zoo’ on his property off of Harmony Road in Fort Collins. His property features about 180 sculptures created out of metal. Each piece resembles a different animal or mythological creature. Swets built them all by hand! Worth a drive by, this unique home is sure to make you stop your car and take a photo!

Sculptured House-Genesee Mountain

The Sculptured House is a cool elliptical curved house built on Genesee Mountain in 1963 by architect Charles Deaton. It is featured prominently in the 1973 Woody Allen sci-fi comedy Sleeper.

Rocky Mountain TreeHouse-Gleenwood Springs

Puts your childhood treehouse to shame, doesn’t it? Built in 1971, the TreeHouse is attached to 4 spruce trees with a rock staircase leading to the front door. Want to stay here for yourself? YOU CAN! It’s available HERE

Bishop Castle-Rye

Bishop Castle is a monumental statue in stone and iron that Jim Bishop has been creating for a while now. Three full stories of interior rooms complete with a Grand Ballroom, soaring towers and bridges with vistas of a hundred miles are just a few of the astonishing amenities this Castle shares.

If you’re NOT looking for a TreeHouse or Castle-or even if you are…Stop into the Gateway Land & Development Real Estate office in beautiful Vail Village!

Let Gateway Lead You Home
970-790-6777

78 The Summit Trail – Edwards, CO

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 22:21

78 The Summit Trail is a stunning property!

Click the link, HERE to view this property on our website.

Below is the property details;

An arched stone entry ushers you into magnificent great room with banks of glass that capture views to Red & White Mountains to Gore Range to Game Creek Bowl.

Features include a gourmet kitchen with two islands, to ensure all the space needed to host.  Main level master with fireplace and spa bath for ultimate relaxation.

Two private studies, six guest suites, expansive walk out family room with fireplace, elegant wine cellar & unparalleled outdoor living w/ wraparound deck & lower level patio w/ waterfall & hot tub.

Walk to fitness center and pickle ball court. Partially furnished. This is a MUST SEE property!

Visit www.GatewayLand.com for a list of our properties.  Call 970-790-6777 for a tour today!
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Where are you brunching this Mother’s Day Sunday 5/13?

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 00:13

Although we here at Gateway Land & Development Real Estate believe every day is Mother’s day we are soon approaching THE day this Sunday May 13th.

With beautiful weather in the forecast; and families eager to enjoy the Spring sunshine we have a few ideas for you and your family this Mother’s Day!

In Avon? The Westin’s in house resteraunt Maya open’s its door for a speical Mother’s Day brunch buffet! Reservations recomended.

Mother’s Day at the Ritz in Bachelor Gulch! Brunch at the luxury hotel’s signature culinary spot WYLD starts at 7am.

If you’re in the Vail Village this Sunday enjoy brunch at La Tour; where their serving a speical Mother’s Day brunch menu from 10am-3pm.

For more information on what’s going on in Vail Valley OR for your Real Estate needs please visit www.GatewayLand.com 

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Happy Mother’s Day from Gateway Land and Development Real Estate

Lai White is here to help

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 21:30

 

Our expert broker, Lai White is available to help you in getting construction / land loans with ease.

Also, for foreigner with ITIN ID Lai can assist you in loans to purchase new homes with up to $600,000.00 value!

 

No matter where you are in your journey to build your dream home OR purchase your dream home Lai is here to help! Contact her at Lai@GatewayToVail.com

Vail is amazing!

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 19:22
Welcome To Vail!

Whether you’re planning a vacation, here for a ski season, or relocating to the area, find out what others have come to realize.

Vail is home to 5,305 permanent residents, plus another 5,000 part-time residents of vacation properties. We share and value a lifestyle that combines one of the best alpine resorts in the world with a friendly, small-town feel.

Visitors and residents alike enjoy the 1,100 acres of open space accounting for 50% of Vail’s town-owned land; 350,000 surrounding acres of national forest, crowned by 5,289 skiable acres on one of the largest and best ski mountains in the world; 17 miles of recreation paths; countless special events, the highest botanical gardens in the world and an outdoor amphitheater named for Vail’s most famous resident, President Gerald R. Ford.

Vail Village is home to local botique real estate brokerage; Gateway Land and Development Real Estate. Gateway was established in 1993 by Suzi Apple, a Vail Valley local since 1973. Determined to share her passion for and awe of Colorado’s beauty, Suzi was inspired to establish a thriving real estate company based upon honesty, integrity and strong customer service. Gateway incorporates a wide range of expertise and beliefs, from high-end resale homes, to commercial properties, to new developments.

Vail is arguably the finest resort destination in the world. See for yourself, Vail is a great place to live or visit.

Let Gateway Lead You Home…
We believe that by putting our clients first, working hard, and trusting our coveted relationships, our way of doing business is natural and timeless and far preferred by the vast majority of clients. We believe this makes Gateway stand out above other Vail Valley Real Estate companies and that people value this difference.

Why is now the best time to sell your home with Gateway Real Estate?

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 00:47

Any time is a great time to sell with Gateway Real Estate but NOW is an excellent time to begin a partnership with us.

Some call it the “off season” here in beautiful Vail Colorado; but our local brokerage company is ready for your business! NOW is the time to sell! Pedestrian traffic is high and with local and visiting potential buyers we are prepared to help you sell your home.  Some say inventory is low in Vail but listing now means you’ll have less competition.  Let Gateway Real Estate platform your home in a smaller selection of what’s available, which will only highlight your home to buyers.

Interest rates are at an all time low; take advantage of this low and let us guide you to selling your home.

Whenever you’re ready is the best time to sell. Mark Twain once said, “They are always making more people, but they ain’t making any more land.”

If you’d like to know what your Vail home is worth in today’s market, please call Gateway Real Estate and Development.

Gateway Land & Development Real Estate
Vail Village | 970-790-6777
www.GatewayLand.com 

 

Lifeitsownself in Vail, February 10, 2018

Sat, 02/10/2018 - 22:20

Skied Thursday.  Snow was great.  Stayed on fresh and one day groomers.  Snow started at 7:30 am this morning, Saturday, and already we’ve had 5 or 6 inches.  I’m working in the office today but I’m planning to get on the slopes again tomorrow.  When I walked from the parking structure to the office this morning, I was regretting that the streets are free of snow because of the underground melt.  Just doesn’t look right, but it is a lot easier to walk with your ski boots on without slipping I guess.  I recently checked into buying a parking space practically on the slopes which included a great locker for ski gear, but it was being sold “AS IS” and “WITH ASSUMPTION OF ALL RISKS”.  What’s with that?  Are they expecting it to cave in because of snow load or fill up with water from an underground river or whatever???  It’s a pretty new structure.  I was spooked and found a CD doing 2 percent for new money.  Not much return these days but I guess I’m glad I didn’t put it in stocks since the market just dropped over 2500 points in a few days.  Prices in the Village for real estate went up dramatically in 2017 and now it is filtering out to outlying areas on the bus route.  Pretty soon if this keeps up we will outstrip prices reached in 2007.  If you enjoy Vail, summer and winter, and plan to be here, it is a good plan to buy property here.  It’s not what I would call a traditional investment that pays for itself over 20 years from rentals so you need a pretty strong nut of discretional wealth to do it or steady high income.  Still snowing, GREAT.  It[s a beautiful day in Colorado, Bob