Is Steamboat ski area for sale?

The potential sale of Steamboat is creating quite the stir as inventory remains low and construction costs continue to rise.   Intrawest, the company that also owns Winter Park, Tremblant, Stratton, Snowshoe and Blue Mountain ski areas is rumored to be exploring potential buyers for Steamboat. The Summit Daily News reported in January that Intrawest…

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It’s a Date

From booking Private Residence Club members to vacation rentals, Johanna Budler is the Porches’ reservations master. When Johanna Budler talks about her 2-year old “baby” she’s referring to her Golden Retriever, Moz. As a reservations specialist at The Porches and assistant to General Manager Emilie Crider, Johanna and her four-legged friend are working hard behind…

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The End is Near

The 2016-17 ski season comes to a close on Sunday, April 16 and you can count on Steamboat to go out with a bang. For a ski town, the final day of the ski season is on par with any major holiday. It’s not just about getting those last few runs in before the lifts…

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Completely Floored

Hand-scraped European wood from a Benedictine Abbey in Austria turns a room into a masterpiece.   For a builder who holds himself to a high standard for craftsmanship, good materials are like paint for the canvas. In a mountain home, wood flooring is going to be a broad stroke, a foundation of style on which…

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Ideas To Stay Busy When at The Porches

Of all the questions we get here at The Porches about real estate in Steamboat Spring, by far the easiest one to answer is “What is there to do in Steamboat Springs?” When you own one of the luxury homes at The Porches, you have a base from which you can have many adventures. Depending…

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Ownership Options at The Porches

When it comes to owning a piece of luxury real estate in Steamboat Springs one of the best options is a home at The Porches of Steamboat. There are several ownership options available when you are looking to purchase a home in this amazing community. The different options of levels of ownership are one of…

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The Best Location is at The Porches

When you are looking to own a piece of paradise, you have options!  Owning a vacation home or second residence is truly a perk of the good life that you enjoy no matter where you are. When you are contemplating real estate for a second home, be it half the year or just for vacations,…

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Featured Listings: February 2017

REAL ESTATE CORNER Featured listings: March 2017 The market for luxury properties $1 million and up continues to be hot and supply is dwindling in Steamboat Springs, CO. As you know, here at The Porches we’ve had 10 closings in the last 13 months and we are now under contract on our 11th home. This…

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Cookie Monsters

Cookie Monsters We love our tradition of hosting cookie decorating parties every winter at The Porches so hope you can enjoy this at home too, and that it will make you think of your special times with us. Cookie decorating is a Christmastime tradition for so many of our Porches families: the sweet aroma wafting…

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Life on the Back Porch

Life on the back porch with Domenick & Joann Galluzzo For this retired couple from Fairfield Connecticut, time spent with family dining al fresco and gazing up at the mountains is what it’s all about. Like so many others, the Galluzzo’s discovered Steamboat somewhat by accident. They were on a road trip back in 1974…

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Born in a Barn

More’s Corner (also known as “The Barn”) is at the heart of The Porches in more ways than one. Most people know of the old barn that’s become an iconic Steamboat image; the old log barn with views of the ski area in the background represents the town’s dual heritage of ranching and skiing. It’s…

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News you can use from The Porches

The Porches meets the current demands for Steamboat’s hot luxury market. High demand and low inventory mean buyers need to act fast! Get valuable inside info on what’s happening at The Porches, brought to you exclusively by Beth Postemski, Broker Associate for The Porches.   Buyers get ready: Now is the time to buy! With low…

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The Art of Après Ski

Nothing says Steamboat in the winter like a good après ski party. Bill Hamil, proprietor of Steamboat Meat and Seafood Co., shares a few secrets about how to put out the perfect spread. After a long day on the slopes, there’s nothing better than a warm gathering with friends, food, and drink for après ski.…

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Bluegrass, with snow instead of grass

Why wait for summer to have a music festival? Wondergrass kicks off its first year at Steamboat with a weekend of live bluegrass, microbrew beer and more. Music festivals happen almost every weekend in mountain towns all over Colorado during the summer. But in winter? Introducing Wondergrass, five action-packed days of bluegrass, handcrafted beer, and…

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The best Steamboat event of the year.

10 Reasons You Can’t Miss Winter Carnival: Here at The Porches, there’s no doubt the Steamboat Winter Carnival is one of our favorite events of the year. A bona fide celebration of the town’s skiing and ranching histories where horses gallop down a snow-covered Lincoln Avenue towing skiers behind, we promise you: there’s nothing else…

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Perks Of Mountain Living

Mountain living has more benefits than you might think. On top of the beautiful scenery and the many outdoor activities that you have access to, mountain living is also good for both your mind and your body! When you have a vacation home in Steamboat Springs at The Porches, you’ll not only love the luxury…

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The Steep and Deep

  Elkhead Express: Twice the mountain in half the time. A brand new high speed quad is up and running replacing the old fixed-grip quad and will increase the number—and the speed—of skiers coming out of the Priest Creek area. The new lift will cut the ride time in half from 5 minutes, 25 seconds…

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Hot New Cocktail in 2017

  The Shrub A shrub is no longer that boring bush that sits in your front yard, constantly needing a trim. Now it’s a hipster cocktail that’s easy to make and is sprouting up on menus everywhere. (Ask for one from the talented mixologists at Steamboat hot spots Low Country Kitchen and The Laundry. It’s…

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Off The Hill

The insider’s guide to non-skiing activities. Fun fact: you don’t have to be a die-hard skier to have fun in Steamboat. And the truth is, the more time you spend here the more spoiled you become when it comes to skiing. What? The sun isn’t out? The sky isn’t that deep shade of denim blue?…

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Real Estate Corner

It’s all about luxury properties in 2017   As we look back on 2016 and head into the end of the year, the luxury market is on the rise with a low inventory of homes under $2 million forcing buyers into a higher-priced market. Homes over $1.2 million are scarce, with only 16 properties currently…

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The Best Of Steamboat Springs

Steamboat Springs has a lot to offer, from the beautiful Rocky Mountains surrounding you to the excellent ski slopes right out your backdoor to a thriving downtown with different shops and restaurants that are sure to please everyone. Steamboat Springs is the perfect location to purchase luxury real estate and to finally own the vacation…

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Why We Love Steamboat Springs

While it’s true that there is no shortage of beautiful mountain towns in Colorado, Steamboat Springs is ranked pretty high on our list of the best places to live or visit in Colorado. Situated in the idyllic Yampa Valley, only a three hour drive from Denver or a 22 mile drive from the Yampa Valley…

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Invest In Colorado Real Estate

It’s no secret that Colorado is a beautiful state. With about 300 days of sunshine per year, an exceptional list of outdoor activities to choose from including, skiing, snowboarding, kayaking, rafting, mountain biking, and hiking, just to name a few, Colorado has something to offer everyone. Even if you’re not a fan of outdoor activities,…

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Hike Smart This Fall! III

Any good vacation has a balance of activity and rest. Steamboat Springs is the perfect place to do both of these things! Now that it’s fall, we can’t recommend our hiking trails enough. There’s a full range of difficulties, so whether you want to make a day of it, or a simple afternoon jaunt is…

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