The latest and greatest in Telluride real estate

The Telluride real estate market has been hot hot hot! June has been the strongest in terms of new residential listings for the past 18 months. Here are some of the latest and greatest listings in the Telluride real estate market.

223 E Columbia225 East Columbia Avenue, Telluride – This beautiful new construction five bedroom Victorian residence is situated in the heart of the vibrant Town of Telluride. Don’t be fooled by its historic appearance. The home is set out to feature high-end finishes and elegant mountain contemporary design. Expansive views and decks and proximity to recreation and the town’s fine dining, shopping and skiing frame the ultimate Telluride lifestyle. Offered at $4,885,000

121 Yellowbrick Road121 Yellow Brick Road, Mountain Village – A true legacy piece, this 5,324 square feet compound is surrounded by nearly 4 acres of open space. Rustic interiors and abundant light create a harmonious interior. Beautiful landscaping work featuring a pond and running stream promote serenity while the perfect location ensures easy access to skiing and Mountain Village Core’s liveliness.   Offered at $7,900,000

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA163 Adams Ranch Road, Mountain Village – There are alternatives to spending several millions on a mountain home. This one-of-a-kind golf course lot is perfectly situated to afford easy access to the Town of Telluride and Mountain Village simultaneously. Build your dream house and enjoy majestic 360 degrees views, nearly 30 acres of open space and ultimate privacy. This parcel is near the 8th putting green so golf balls will not be hitting your windows.  Offered at $535,000

Festival Capital of the World

Telluride in the summer is synonymous with music festivals and celebration, and is known as the Festival Capital of Colorado.  2015 has been a record-breaking year in attendance for the festivals which kicked off the summer season starting with the 42nd annual Telluride Bluegrass Festival.  The Telluride Bluegrass Festival ushered in nearly 12,000 festivarians over the summer solstice weekend of June 18-21, while the 4th annual The Ride Festival had record attendance with almost 9,000 fans over the July 11-12.  The Town of Telluride also had record crowds for its July Fourth Celebration approaching nearly 20,000 people.

There are still up coming music festivals to enjoy this summer such as the Telluride Jazz Festival from July 31-August 2 visit;  the Telluride Chamber Music Festival from August 6-16 visit ; 22nd annual Telluride Blues & Brews Festival from September 18-20 visit .  Let us not forget those other great festivals going on in between all of the music such as the Telluride Playwrights Festival from July 24-26 visit ; the always interesting Telluride Mushroom Festival from August 13-16 visit ; and straight out of Hollywood, this year’s 42nd annual Telluride Film Festival from September 4-7 visit .

There is always something exciting and interesting going on during the summer in picturesque Telluride, Colorado!

Just Listed – U Lazy S Ranch, Ridgway

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAU Lazy S Ranch in Ridgway Colorado is a spectacular 87.8 acre ranch just outside Ridgway. Private and secluded with numerous stands of aspen and pine groves and outstanding views of the surrounding mountains. Electricity is on the property, and a 6 GPM well is in place. Covenants address road agreement and plowing, but there are no HOA dues. 60 minutes to Telluride and 30 minutes to Montrose. One-of-a-kind offering near all the area’s activities including skiing, golf, fishing, rafting, hiking and many others!  Offered at $1,380,000.

Spring has sprung

It’s springtime in Telluride, which means we have weather ranging from sun to rain to hail to snow!  Numerous brave souls braved this weather last weekend for Telluride Mountainfilm Festival which featured numerous wonderful films about adventure and the outdoors.  We’re looking forward to a fantastic summer festival season and hope to see you all here.

Scouted Real Estate: Villas at Cortina

CORTINA EXTERIOR MARCH-2The Scout Guide: Dallas has featured Villas at Cortina on their blog.  This remarkable new slopeside development in Telluride Mountain Village offers direct ski-in/ski-out access, year-round pool and outdoor spa, owners lounge and game room, concierge and ski valet services, private shuttle, and sophisticated mountain modern interiors.  Villas at Cortina will be open from 2:00p until 4:30p daily until the end of ski season.  Come visit us for a tour of these fabulous condominium homes.

Epic snow in Telluride!

Overnight, it’s been snowing like crazy!  Officially we’ve gotten 18 inches but it sure seems like a lot more.  Walking around in the cemetery, the snow was past my knees!  Come skiing and check out some real estate while you’re here.  You might just decide to call Telluride home.

Villas at Cortina’s pool is open

Villas at Cortina is holding daily open houses this President’s Day weekend from 2-5, Friday through Monday.  Yesterday, our girls took advantage of the pool on a glorious Saturday afternoon!  Visit Villas at Cortina, have some appetizers, take a dip in the pool, and tour these fantastic condominium homes.  Prices starting at $1,595,000.  Visit for more information.


Telluride Comedy Festival

Who’s attending the 15th annual Telluride Comedy Festival this weekend?  Since 1999 each Presidents’ Day Weekend the SAF brings in some of the country’s best and funniest comedians for four nights of amazing comedy in a historic and intimate venue. Every night the show revolves around one comedic form: either stand-up, improve or sketch comedy. The Comedy Fest strives to be a world class event while keeping the grassroots feel and uniqueness of Telluride itself. Past performers include, Rob Riggle of the Daily Show, Jack MacBrayer from 30 Rock, Stephanie Weir of Mad TV, Tig Notaro from the Sarah Silverman Program, SNL’s Casey Wilson, Rob Corddry, Ed Helms, Brian Huskey, Seth Morris, Rob Heubel, Aziz Ansari, June Raphael, Scott Armstrong, Jason Mantzoukas, Paul Scheer, Rob Corddry and more. 

For more information visit Telluride Comedy Festival

2014 showed sparked real estate interest in the mountain resort communities

Land Title is a local company within Colorado and has been in business since 1967. To help partner with our customers and local communities, they have shared some valuable information on the real estate market in seven of our Colorado mountain communities of Aspen (Pitkin County), Breckenridge (Summit County), Steamboat Springs (Routt County), Glenwood Springs (Garfield County), Winter Park (Grand County), and Vail (Eagle County) and Telluride (San Miguel County).

2014 Highlights from the Seven Counties:

  • Buyer Profile: 44.84% local, 23.89% Front Range, 30.25% Out-Of-State, 1.02% international
  • All counties saw an increase in gross sales volume over 2013 numbers with San Miguel with the largest increase at 49.78%
  • Single family average price up in all markets. Top two counties were Eagle with a 27.39% increase and San Miguel with a 32.45% increase
  • Eagle County saw a substantial increase in new construction with 137.64% of its gross transactions being new construction.

Summit County saw a 7% increase in real estate transactions in 2014 over 2013 and is up 41% from its 2011 transactions counts.

San Miguel County:

  • Median Residential Price up 20.15% from LY numbers
  • Average Residential Price up 32.45% from LY numbers
  • Gross Sales Volume up 49.78% from LY numbers
  • Real Estate Transactions up 29.9% from LY numbers
  • Buyer Profile: 33.27% Local, 3.23% Front Range, 62.17% Out-of-State, 1.33% International

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