Breckenridge Real Estate Blog

Luxury Homes in BreckenridgeThe sheer beauty of the Breckenridge landscape makes living in just about any neighborhood, community, or condo building in town an absolute joy, regardless of season or time of year. But just like nearly every aspect of the housing market, some locations are able to capture the stunning, natural setting of Summit County a little better than others. And if you’re wondering where that might be, start with neighborhoods that feature many of Breckenridge’s most spectacular homes currently on the market. 

Timber Trail

Located adjacent to the world-famous Breckenridge Ski Resort, there’s hardly a better location to call home than here. As you might expect, the stately, cabin-inspired homes in Timber Trail are everything a Colorado home should be and then

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Breckenridge Oktoberfest 2018

September 7-9, 2018
Main Street, Breckenridge

Pull out your prized lederhosen, start practicing your polka, and don’t forget that accordion; it’s September and that means Oktoberfest takes center stage as the most beloved event marking the close of the summer season. Breckenridge’s largest street party of the year, this September 7-9, features more than three-dozen genuine Deutsch (aka German for those of you not fully equipped with the German language) cuisine and brew vendors, German games, and of course Oompah!

 GoBreck - Breckenridge Oktoberfest

Image: GoBreck

Street Party and Beer Garden
Friday: 2 – 6pm
Saturday: 11am – 6pm
Sunday: 11am – 5pm

Complete schedule of the three day event is posted on GoBreck’s event site. 

Prost!

 

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Luxury Breckenridge Townhomes Buying a townhouse in Breckenridge certainly has its advantages. In many instances, townhomes offer just as much living space as a small or medium size single-family home, and you’ll also get to enjoy the comfort and convenience of a maintenance-free lifestyle as well.

Although condos and detached homes of all shapes and sizes offer buyers many more options to consider right now, the townhouse market in Breckenridge still has a fair number of opportunities that are worth checking out, especially if your budget exceeds the million dollar mark. And while our short list below is hardly comprehensive, here are 3 great places to start a luxury townhome search in Breckenridge heading into the fall season.

Sunrise Ridge Townhomes

Spectacular in every way

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Breckenridge International Festival of Arts

August 10–19, 2018
Blue River Plaza

This year’s Breckenridge International Festival of Arts (BIFA) runs for ten consecutive days bringing together works of art, installation, and skill in spectacular settings throughout Breckenridge. 2018’s BIFA festival hones in on the themes of the environment and mountain culture through film, visual works, dance and music forging together to create a relatable and approachable art festival unlike any other.

Our Top Choices of the 10-Day Event

Thomas Dambo: Peeking [Name TBD] (event page)
Wellington Trail

These enchanting woodland trolls can only be truly experienced up close and personal. Take a stroll down the Wellington Trail and be transported into another

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Breckenridge Homes For SaleWith the final month of the second quarter now officially in the books, we thought we’d look back to see how the Summit County real estate market fared in June of 2018.

According to data from the Summit Association Realtors MLS, 171 residential transactions were recorded during June, which is actually down 5 percent compared to June 2017.

Despite overall transaction volume sliding a bit, sales volume was up 9 percent from this time last year, bringing Summit County year-to-date sales to $543,856,420.

Luxury home sales in Summit County, which represents the sale of any property $1 million and up,  also spiked 117 percent in June, increasing from 18 luxury home sales in June 2017 to 39 during this past month.

Inventory is also up slightly as

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Selling Your Breckenridge Home in the SummerWhen most people think of Breckenridge, images of skiing, snowboarding, and cozy nights by the fireplace tend to be what first come to mind. But on the real estate side of things, did you know summer is actually a great time to sell your Breckenridge home or condo? Don’t believe us? Well, here are just a few reasons why you might want to test the market right now if you’re thinking of selling…

Summer visitors have more time  

When people visit Breckenridge during the ski season they’re busy hitting the slopes and hardly thinking about buying a new vacation home. And while it might cross their mind while they’re here, many eventual buyers come back during the summer to really get serious and start looking.  

Buyers are more mobile  

Let’s face

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Breckenridge Homes Along River or CreekSummit County is a pretty scenic place to call home thanks to the spectacular mountainous landscape that helps define our way of life. Regardless of where you live in the area, the picturesque setting here is impossible to escape, and it’s even more amplified when mountains in the backdrop are combined with the beauty of a free-flowing creek or river in your own backyard.

In Breckenridge, owning a home or condo along the Blue River makes for quite a living experience, especially if you’re someone who really loves to spend time outside barbecuing, entertaining, or simply taking in the calming sights and sounds of the Colorado outdoors.

Some neighborhoods in town, most notably The Shores at Breckenridge, are built right up against the Blue River, and you

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4th of July in Breckenridge

July 4, 2018
All Day

Breck's 4th of July

A full day of activities makes celebrating the 4th of July in Breckenridge one of the most patriotic and entertaining locations in the country for the whole family. Complete with 11 major events occurring throughout the day, we chose a few of our favorites to showcase. Find the event rundown here on GoBreck’s site to view all the options.

9:30am Start – The Firecracker 50 Mountain Bike Race
One of the longest standing July 4th events, the Firecracker 50 is an epic 50 mile trail ride that is cheered on by thousands. Compete solo or in teams, this loop race takes riders on some of Breck’s most iconic trails. 

After a morning of sweat-induced preparation, take yourself over to Main Street to

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Summit County Golf Course Homes For SaleGolf season has arrived here in the Breckenridge area, which certainly makes this the perfect time of year to start searching golf course homes for sale in Summit County. Thanks to the spectacular natural scenery that helps define this particular part of the country, few places make for a better place to hit the links, as long as you’re somebody who enjoys a great view as much hitting that elusive hole-in-one. 

Admittedly, Summit County is known much more for its ski resorts than it is for its golf courses, but if you’re thinking about a move here from out of town, we think you’ll be pleasantly surprised with our local golf scene, as well as all the different types of homes you might find scattered throughout some of Summit County’s top courses. So if

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Although the first day of summer isn’t officially until June 21st, many consider Memorial Day Weekend the unofficial start of the summer season. And with this year’s holiday weekend already in the rearview mirror, let the summertime fun begin! 

Tour the Country Boy Mine 

Did you know the Country Boy Mine is one of the oldest and most famous mines in all of Summit County? And did you also know it’s been voted as one of the best things to do in Breckenridge? Tour-goers travel well over 1,000 feet into the mine and guides will even show you how to pan for gold after your tour is over. And because the mine stays at a cool 45 degrees all year long, it’s also a great way to cool down on a hot summer day! 

Stop By Stir-Pan Creamery 

For our money,

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Listing information last updated on May 21st, 2019 at 2:52pm MDT.