Month: March 2018

Did I miss out on the home of my dreams?

Buyer’s remorse is what we all want to avoid.  Well, except Sellers, I suppose. Waiting for the perfect house to come along has caused many families to lose out on opportunities.  Though the homes they have seen are close, they weren’t perfect.  I get it. 

The Famous Steamboat Barn – More Barn

The Steamboat Barn was made famous by a 1970’s marketing poster of two riders on horseback with skis, going through 18 inches of fresh snow.  It is a local icon and has been preserved as a historic building. Many people recognize this poster immediately. The 

Steamboat Springs Top Neighborhoods

Steamboat Springs Neighborhood Barn

Steamboat Springs has many great neighborhoods ranging from walking distance to town to golf course living.  Persons looking for homes in Steamboat often have specific interests.  Below is some of the top communities that meet the varied preferences of many buyers.

The Sanctuary

The Sanctuary in Steamboat Springs is a luxury living community that is in between Rolling Stone Golf Course and Steamboat Resort.  It is a popular community with beautiful homes and minutes from shopping, the Yampa River, and many outdoor activities.  In the Winter, the golf course hosts cross country skiing.  This community has homes that range from 3000 square feet to over 7000, and often have views that are easy to lounge and enjoy cups of coffee in the morning.    There are a few vacant lots in this area, and some new construction occurring.

The Villas, Quail Run, and Sunray Meadows

These communities are condominium complexes in the Mountain area of Steamboat Springs.  They are quiet communities that are mostly families who live and work in the area.  They are well kept and are excellent ways of living simply, near work and the outdoors, plus on the free bus line.  The individual units have good design and are two and three bedrooms mostly.  The HOA’s proactive in keeping the look and feel of the community fresh.  These communities have seen great appreciation in recent years.

Old Town

Old Town Steamboat Springs is a term used to discuss the original townsite of Steamboat.  The homes are very historic and in demand.  The downtown community is tight knit and enjoy small town living.  Many of these homes have been updated to modern western interior design.  Some of the allure of this area is mature landscaping and the ease of walking to downtown, which is often a few blocks away.  The free bus service is available and residents often use this to travel to the ski resort and back.  These homes can range in size from 1000 square feet to over 4000.  The current trends are renovating over building new structures, encouraging historic themes.

Silver Spur

Silver Spur is a short distance from Steamboat Springs to the west.  Silver Spur is a community of larger homes on large lots.  The homes are more recently constructed and house maturing families.  They range in size from 1800 square feet to almost 4000 square feet.  The community is quiet and enjoys beautiful Colorado sunsets, minimal automobile traffic, and large landscapes.  Amenities include a soccer field, multi-use park, and a bike path.

Why Would You Enjoy Downtown Steamboat Springs?

Downtown Steamboat Springs, Colorado is part of the reason we are a popular destination area.  There are many opportunities for dining, art scene, entertainment, and retail therapy.  These combined with a beautiful setting along the the Yampa River, make the downtown area relaxing and fun.