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The High Country

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Our Goal is to help you achieve yours …

It has been said that a home should be our refuge. A place we go to rejuvenate. Our sanctuary. A shelter from the storm. Where we can truly be ourselves … free to let our hair down, with no fear of judgment or criticism. Our happy place. Where we are free to laugh, cry, dream, and find our inner soul – the person we were meant to be.  A place we spend precious time embracing those we love.

“We hold these truths to be self evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator, with certain unalienable Rights .. that among these are Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness.”  Thomas Jefferson 

The pursuit of happiness. For me, the real estate business has never been about a brick house and four walls. It’s about people. It’s helping someone in their pursuit of a fulfilling life. To help realize a dream. To find that piece of heaven, they will eventually call home.

In this pursuit, I want to know your desires – what you like and dislike. Your dreams. Where you see yourself. Is it a cabin in the Roaring Fork Valley … or a high rise loft in Boulder? I would never want to waste a single second of a buyer or sellers time. I also never recommend buying a property that I wouldn’t purchase myself. Time and finances are something I never take for granted. They are valuable commodities that are too easily spent.

My goal is to help you achieve yours.  My promise is to go above and beyond to make sure the home of your dreams is a solid investment.  So, when the time comes you find yourself pursuing a lake front property on Lake Como – or a villa in Tuscany – or a farm in Norway – you can be assured of realizing a profit. I keep extensive lists of homes and their history – and have an intimate knowledge of the areas, and homes I sell.  As well as getting you the best financing possible – with the assurance that the deal you make will close on time.  If Colorado is part of realizing your dream – we will guide you every step of the way to make sure it becomes a reality!

The High Country …. 

This is Colorado. Where we enjoy one of the best climates in the world!  There’s a saying among die hard skiers … “we come to ski champagne powder, but stay for the incredible summers!” 

Come summer you can find us hiking, mountain biking, fly fishing on the Frying Pan, or rafting the Colorado River – just being in the high country.  It’s a passion. One of my favorite hiking trails is the Rio Grande in Aspen. It’s great biking! The trail follows the Roaring Fork river for 42 miles from Aspen to Glenwood Springs.  It traverses the river, winding through wildflower meadows, aspen stands, and thick pine forests.  Along the path, there is a boulder which has been carved with the saying … “Look deep into nature ~ and then you will understand everything better” – Albert Einstein.  I couldn’t agree more.

Fall is in the air, and the aspens are just now beginning to turn to gold. One of the most beautiful drives in Colorado – if not the world, is Highway 82 over Independence Pass – from Twin Lakes to Aspen. Not to be missed. It’s simply breathtaking.

Ski season will soon be upon us. That magical time. Carving turns in champagne powder, après skiing, racing gates, s’mores by the fire at the Ritz, Beano’s Cabin, the Little Nell … and so much more.  

I was lucky enough to learn to ski on Warner Mountain in Steamboat Springs ~ affectionately known as “The Boat”. Dating a ski racer on the U.S. Ski Team, I had no choice. It was do or die. The experience was frustrating and challenging. But, I wouldn’t change a minute of it!  So, come ski season ~ head to the high country for champagne powder and all the small town charmed life we’ve come to know and love as Colorado.  Simply heaven!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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