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From The Front Porch Swing

How to make your outdoor living space a special place that invites the outdoors (and sometimes the neighbors) in. Outdoor living is central to life at The Porches. Just ask Deborah Newlin Smith, whose infamous porch swing has attracted so much attention she’s considered putting out a sign up sheet for all the neighbors who…

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Moore is More

Joel Moore and his outdoor-loving family of five make the most of life in Steamboat and at The Porches. If you want to know what it’s like to own at The Porches, just ask one of our owners—they’re the ones who really know what it’s like to live here. We caught up with Joel Moore…

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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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