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Author | Colorado Neighborhoods , Home and Garden | July 5, 2017

When this active, ski loving, Colorado family decided to create their dream home; a home that would be handed down from generation to generation; a home that captured the art and elegance that is the Colorado Rockies—that home simply had to have its roots in Mountain Star. The terrain is rugged and lush; the sense […]

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Author | Colorado Neighborhoods | January 5, 2017

The Town of Avon’s Nottingham Lake is the epicenter of all things associated with entertainment from concerts and festivals in every season, to its extraordinary 4th of July fireworks plus paddleboarding and swimming all summer and into the fall. The town is also the gateway to Beaver Creek and is home to a plethora of […]

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Forest Road, one the premier streets in Vail, showcases the area at its finest. In some cases, Vail Mountain is in your backyard. From this location you can watch the action all year round–from skiers to snowboarders to cyclists to fireworks. Just down the road apiece is the quaint Vail Chapel, the Sonnenalp Hotel with […]

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Just west of Lionshead Village lies a little pocket of luxury called Cascade Village, 118 acres located on Gore Creek within close proximity to everything, including the on-site Cascade Village chairlift, Chair 20, that whooshes you up to world class Vail Mountain. Whether you like to ski, hike or bike, it’s literallyall in your backyard […]

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The Vail neighborhood around the Tyrolean Inn has some of the best views going!! The inn is located on Vail Valley Drive which, called Blue Cow Chute named after the inn’s club whose patrons would sometimes slide down the hilly street after a night of partying. The area is within walking distance to absolutely everything […]

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Shirley Welch | Colorado Neighborhoods , Culture in the Vail Valley | January 3, 2017

In 1865, President Lincoln informed the miners in the West: “I will promote mining interests to the best of my ability, because their prosperity is the prosperity of the nation.” These were sage words spoken by a great leader. Shortly thereafter the President was dead. The people, however, listened. After the Civil War, many Americans […]

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Brenda Himelfarb | Colorado Neighborhoods | December 20, 2015

Like Vail Village, Lionshead – a short mile from Vail – is a mecca of fine shops, an assortment of restaurants and first-class accommodations, making living in this village, essentially, carefree. With the Eagle Bahn gondola right there to whip you up the mountain in a manner of minutes and ski school at the base […]

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Brenda Himelfarb | Colorado Neighborhoods |

Just west of the Edwards is Lake Creek, an alpine valley with thick forests and dominating views to the south where the rugged mountains mark the beginning of the Sawatch Range. There are various communities and ranches within Lake Creek – some gated – all in bucolic settings that are just magnificent. The beauty of […]

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In Medieval days, when kitchen hearths were placed in the center of the home, the inhabitants – even the livestock – huddled around during deepening winters for warmth and light while women cooked over open fires. Today’s kitchens have come full circle. Although cooks no longer slave over open flames in smoke-filled rooms, and the […]

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Artist and landscape architect Rosalind Reed cherishes the element of surprise and color, and uses both liberally and to arresting effect in her work. It is somehow fitting then, that her home, high on a ridge in Bellyache proves a wonderful surprise in itself.  The road up Bellyache winds and climbs until it reaches a […]

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