Warm-weather amenities at Alpine Mountain Ranch & Club include the community’s private lake for family-friendly fishing, paddleboarding or relaxing on the dock enjoying the views.

World-class skiing, a lush alpine setting, knee-high champagne powder – this is what comes to mind when people think of Steamboat Springs. But there’s a new trend taking shape in the family-friendly resort town that’s hard to deny. The lifestyle-driven community is gaining massive popularity among buyers investing in primary and second homes, not only for the classic winter pursuits, but for the abundant warm-weather activities stretching across the Yampa Valley.

The growing trend in family-friendly Steamboat Springs is people investing in homes not only for the area’s classic winter pursuits but, increasingly, for the abundant warm-weather activities.

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Colorado second home buyers take note! With a $115,000 effective price improvement and a coveted Cordillera location in Edwards, this mountain home deserves a look.

According to listing agent Andie Ohde with LIV Sotheby’s International Realty, the mountain contemporary estate offers a main house on 2.195-acres. But now, it also includes an adjacent 1.420-acre-lot with log cabin. This accounts for a total of 3.615-acres and the asking price is only $1.375 million for both!

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Market homes at Alpine Mountain Ranch & Club include this new mountain-modern home with neighboring Steamboat ski resort in the background.

Are you the buyer who wants a luxury, ski-in/ski-out residence right in the middle of the action? Or do you prefer a private ranch in the mountains where you can spread your wings and take in wide open vistas? Perhaps the ability to keep a horse or two of your own or simply ride the property steeds sounds appealing. How about private access to some of Colorado’s renowned Gold Medal fly fishing waters and an unbeatable locale close to downtown Steamboat? Throw in exclusive membership to a ski-in/ski-out lodge with valet parking, ski valet, daily breakfast and après ski, plus a spa, fitness, pool, and hot tubs, mere steps from the gondola at Steamboat Ski Resort, and you have a recipe for pure mountain bliss! Sound too good to be true? It’s not! This and more can be yours at Alpine Mountain Ranch & Club. (more…)

Big news for second home buyers! A spectacular new mountain modern home at Alpine Mountain Ranch & Club, adjacent to Steamboat Ski Resort and Catamount golf club, is up for grabs and you won’t believe the VIEWS! The five-acre property integrates indoor-outdoor living with multiple decks, patios, and generous floor-to-ceiling windows with unbelievable mountain vistas.

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Our Splurge: 651 Conundrum Creek Road, Aspen, Colorado, listed by Krista Klees of Palladium Properties for $8,900,000.

Is there anything more magical than spending the holidays in Aspen? Second home owners in Colorado know all too well the joys of waking up to freshly fallen snow, the exhilarating feeling of hitting the slopes, then heading home for a well-deserved meal or dip in the hot tub beneath the stars.

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6409 Bouquet Spgs, Victor, Idaho is currently listed by Mark and Julie Rockefeller of Teton Valley Realty for $920,000. Photo Credit: Realtor.com

Many have heard of the “Grand Tetons” but few realize the iconic mountain range spans approximately 40 miles in a north-south direction through the state of Wyoming, just east of the Idaho state line. With a variety of mountain ranches, luxurious golf courses, phenomenal breweries, distilleries, and a plethora of hiking options, Victor, Idaho, is Teton County’s hidden gem.

Whether you’re looking for a hiking and craft brew experience, a horse ride through breathtaking mountain trails, or want to sip a nice red on the patio surrounded by everything mother nature has to offer … Victor has you covered, and without the sticker shock of its pricier counterparts. Ahem, Cour d’Alene, Jackson Hole, Sun Valley.

This made me wonder, what can I get for $1 million in Victor, Idaho? What I find is the epitome of rustic luxury living with, you guessed it, Teton Mountain views! The best part? It’s listed for $920K! See it on SecondShelters.com now!

3845 Tapadero Drive, Colorado Springs, CO is currently listed by Thomas Lazzaro with Sellstate Alliance Realty for $1 million.

From Garden of the Gods and iconic Pikes Peak, to the Broadmoor AAA Five-Diamond resort and Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, there’s never a shortage of things to do in Colorado Springs. With second home prices on the rise, it got me thinking, what can I get for $1 million in Colorado Springs?

Let’s take a look at what’s currently on the market and see on SecondShelters.com now.