Bluebird Days | Winter and Spring 2020

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market snapshot


crested butte life


jack carter: what makes you happy


meet our team


featured properties


birdseye views




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introduction Welcome to our Bluebird Days winter and spring issue. One of the great things about living in our paradise is the spectacular change of seasons. As we publish this magazine, we are dusting off our coats, tuning our skis and enjoying the fluffy white blanket replacing the golden colors of fall. This issue, we have a BIKE theme. Yes, we ride bikes in the winter – the tires are just fatter and we wear more layers! From our cover shot, to our feature story on Jack Carter, a biking enthusiast and technician, you can see that our bike culture is at the forefront of lifestyle year-round in Crested Butte. Oh, and did we mention that we have the best selection of fabulous properties of any brokerage in the valley? Take a look through the beautiful pages and be sure to make plans while previewing our events calendar. Check out our market update – prices are still climbing and demand is strong in our region. We are glad that you are here with us in our magazine, and we would love to visit with you in person about “bringing dreams home” in Crested Butte.

Happy trails,

Bud Bush Principal

On The Cover: “Snow Pedals” by Meyvn Creative


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winter & spring events November 27th

February 21st-23rd

Crested Butte Mountain Resort Opening Day

Prater Cup

Let the fun begin with the kick off of the winter season. Costumes encouraged! To purcahase lift tickets, go to

December 6th Gunnison Night of Lights Head down to Main Street in Gunnison from 4:30-7:30 for a Christmas extravaganza and annual tree lighting. Details at

March 21st 46th Annual Al Johnson Telemark Race The 46th Annual Al Johnson Uphill/ Downhill Telemark Race honors the roots of skiing in Crested Butte. For more information, visit

December 31st

March 21st

New Years Eve Torchlight Parade and Fireworks

Ski-Town Breakdown

Starting at 5:30pm, CBMR’s finest ski and snowboard instructors wind down the mountain for the torchlight parade. The fireworks show will start immediately after.

January 24th - 26th Borealis Fat Bike World Championship Featuring a free demo day, vendor showcase, free beer, live music, and more! Register at

February 1st CB Nordic Center Alley Loop Marathon The course starts and finishes in the heart of downtown Crested Butte winding through snow covered streets, alleys and bridges. Register at

February 1st Crafted Taste some of Colorado’s finest craft brews, spirits, and fare. Details at 4

Crested Butte’s marquee annual youth ski race brings 250 of Colorado’s top 12 and 13 year old alpine ski racers to Crested Butte. Info at

Cruise down to the base for live tunes, cold drinks, and good vibes at a free spring concert. More info at

April 8th-12th Flauschink This historic event celebrates the “flushing out of winter and welcoming of spring.” For schedule of events, visit

April 11th-12th Crested Butte Mountain Resort Closing Weekend Enjoy the sun, music, and costumes. Be in the base area Saturday afternoon for the annual LandShark Pond Skim. Sunday is the last day to ski or ride for the season!

April 26th CB3P The CB3P is a multi-sport skiing, biking and kayaking race, starting in Mt. Crested Butte and finishing in Gunnison. More info at

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market snapshot Farmers live and breathe on precipitation, and it dominates the talk around the rural coffee shops. Similarly, it’s funny what an impact snowfall has on life, activities and real estate around the Crested Butte region. Last winter, we experienced a heavy year for snow, which happily coincided with Vail Resorts’ purchase of our ski area. New visitors on the Epic pass enjoyed great powder days and new energy on the mountain and in town. The extra snowfall delayed the start of our summer season for hiking, biking, fishing and selling real estate. Our summer sales gained momentum later in the season and are thriving well into fall. Bluebird is enjoying another record year of growth and sales. Year-end holiday activity will determine if regional sales will be in line with last year’s numbers. Bigger sales are occurring and creating new record highs in our valley. Newer construction homes in premium locations are achieving over $1,000 per square foot. This year, we will have twice the number of homes selling above $2 million (8 sales all of last year, and 14 sales to date). There have been 10 lot sales over $1 million, and only 4 sold last year. Prices continue to rise in all sectors, even with growing inventory and leveling sales. The average home in Crested Butte is now selling for nearly $725 per square foot. Mountain condominiums are selling for $500,000 on average. A normal lot in the upper valley is now selling for $432,000, a 72% increase over the same period last year. In short, more expensive properties are selling, driving up average prices. Purchasers who are less influenced by market fluctuations are confident in securing properties which suit their lifestyles. The beauty and peaceful culture of Crested Butte continue to attract discerning buyers and investors from not only our primary markets, but from all over the country – and now the world, thanks to Vail’s global marketing of the Epic pass. Bluebird is the fastest growing luxury brokerage in Crested Butte, and leads the market in available offerings. With a sincere mission for exceptional marketing and successful results for our clients, we are earning the confidence of our community, and we are grateful for the successes and the relationships that we have built.


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market leader Bluebird leads the market with 171 listings, including 60 luxury properties, and over $173 million in volume in the Crested Butte area.


$173 million

Listed Properties

Listing Volume


Million-Dollar Properties *Per CREN MLS, October 2019


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crested butte life photography by meyvn creative


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Russell Buchanan Designs Aperture’s First Residence

“Simple gabled forms echoing the architectural heritage of Crested Butte are paired with contemporary planning and crisp detailing to make Aperture House the ideal setting for today’s active family lifestyle.” Russell Buchanan

172 Pyramid Avenue | Aperture Lot 17 Scheduled for completion 2020 6 bedrooms | 6.5 baths | Living Area: 4,580 sq ft Detached 2-car garage | Acreage: 0.75 Water and sewer provided by the Town of Crested Butte $4,500,000

Contact Bluebird Real Estate’s Mountain Office to schedule a tour, view floor plans or receive more information.

Aperture is Crested Butte’s newest neighborhood. Amenities include trails, Slate River access and a private riverfront park and pavilion in a neighborhood located within walking distance to the restaurants and shops on Elk Avenue. Enjoy the convenience of town with the views, privacy and quiet of a mountain home. Only 23 homesites - 19 still available.

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by bud bush

We all have good days and bad days. We hear people say that

every day you have a choice when you get out of bed. Are you choosing to have a good day or a bad day? Then we meet someone along the way that truly inspires us – someone who has to work a lot harder to enjoy the simple things that we take for granted. They seem to have a lot of great days, so why can’t I? Meet Jack Carter, a 29 year old outdoor enthusiast, expert kayaker, avid mountain bike rider and technician at Big Al’s Bicycle Heaven. He discovered Crested Butte with his buddies on a kayaking competition and tour through Vail in 2012. Jack settled in our paradise this spring with his chocolate lab and trusted companion, Kira, who goes to work with him every day. What might not be apparent, is that Jack wears braces on his legs to stabilize his walk. Jack has ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis), and developed an unuusual form of the neurodegenerative disease called ALS 4 at a young age. ALS for most people is progressive and fatal within a few years. Fortunately, for Jack, he should lead a long, functioning life. His mother also has the same form of ALS, and she is still walking at


nearly 70. Jack’s family is part of a case study for this rare genetic situation that has been occurring within families from the Maryland area.

growing up Jack’s parents knew something was different when he was first starting to sit up and crawl. His body position and scoot were different. He never walked correctly as a baby. When he was 12 and racing BMX bicycles, he had trouble accelerating out of the gate. “My parents didn’t test me until I was in high school,” Jack remembers. “At Children’s Hospital, they did a study on my family because we have this weird form of ALS and Charcot-Marie tooth disease, but different. I have hyper reflexes, which is rare. As a freshman in high school, I could run. They were shocked.” ALS doesn’t surface in most people until they are in their 40’s. This juvenile form is rare and progressive, but at a much shorter rate than most ALS cases. “I’ve seen dramatic changes in my life in the last 10 years, but I’m not going to die from it.” Jack continues, “My mom walks, but not good on the stairs. I’m almost there. Walking upstairs is really hard.”

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The next year, the crew moved to Colorado and worked at Keystone and Arapaho Basin. “White water kayaking brought me to Colorado.” Jack loves the water here in Crested Butte on Oh Be Joyful, Daisy Creek, and the Upper East River. “It’s some of the coolest kayaking in all of Colorado and the country. And the Gunnison Whitewater Park is great and close to home. It has four features and great water.” Jack has also explored many wild and scenic rivers around the United States as well as Mexico and Canada. Some memorable trips have been the Grand Canyon in Arizona, the Salt River near Phoenix, and Hell’s Canyon of the Snake River in Northwestern Idaho. “Kayaking as well as biking gives you an excuse to travel nearly anywhere that has mountains, because where mountains are plentiful adventure awaits.”

e-bikes “I have to pick and choose my career carefully. Normal things are hard, like I can’t guide.” But, Jack loves bikes, loves working on bikes and loves helping people. “I’ve been shifting from kayaking all the time to mountain biking all the time. Time flies at the bike shop. I love making a bike work and seeing a happy customer. It’s a great feeling.” To compound Jack’s challenges, in 2008 he was t-boned by a car on his motorcycle. He broke both legs, his neck, back and many other bones, and he was in a coma for six days. He made a near full recovery from this devastating accident.

discovering white water The Great Falls on the Potomac River, near where Jack grew up in Maryland is a five mile stretch of rapids from class 0 to class 5. It is a breeding ground for Olympic kayakers. “I saw this guy surfing a wave, and thought ‘that’s cool, something I can do that didn’t involve my legs.’ I went home that night, researched and bought a kayak,” Jack reflects. He connected with friends who were into kayaking and learned techniques at open-roll sessions. “I practiced in my parents’ pool and bombproofed the roll. I took to kayaking well and paddled Great Falls in my first year. It has a sixty foot drop over a quarter mile. I became obsessed with it.” Jack went to college in western Maryland and attended the Adventure Sports Institute in close proximity to this kayaking haven. In 2012, Jack and his friends road tripped to Colorado and participated in the Home State Creek Race of the Teva games in Vail. The Steep Creek Race featured a quarter mile course on Homestake Creek, which drops a brisk 480 feet per mile. During the trip, they hopped over to Crested Butte for some mountain biking, and the incredible experience became indelible.


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life Last August, Jack purchased a Trek Powerfly electric assist mountain bike. “I don’t have the leg strength to propel me to do these rides that good walking people do. I used to get to a climb and have to get off the bike and walk, which is no fun. E-bikes open doors, and uphill is fun.” “Having a motor on your bike, doesn’t make you a better mountain biker; it doesn’t give you the skills. It just gives you the access to reach more terrain. I still have to pedal and control the bike regardless of the terrain. But, being able to climb up Block and Tackle (a black diamond moto trail) – that is cool!” E-bikes are here to stay. In Europe they make up the majority of the bike rental pool. Big Al’s is offering e-bike rentals for the first time this season. “Customers typically want to ride something easy. The e-bikes are rented all the time. They like to ride up the rec path, Slate River Road or even Paradise Divide,” Jack notes. “I met an 84 year old man on Strand riding the same bike as me. It’s very exciting to see – new avenues for single track. We were giving each other high fives.” In the assisted cycling realm, Adaptive Sports, which provides recreational activities for the physically disabled, has incorporated hand cycles into their programming. Some hand cycles have e-bike motor assist as well. Our valley even has a preeminent manufacturer of hi tech hand cycles – Jake O’Connor with Reactive Adaptations. 18

When contemplating his path going forward, Jack emphasizes, “I’m not going to let this slow me down. I gotta figure out my way to do it. And CB is going to be home for a while. Yeah, I have highs and lows and I’ve dealt with depression. Just get yourself outta bed every day and go do something. It’s really easy to not go. But, there’s so much power in just going. I might not want to – I might feel tired or whatever. I’ve never gotten to the end of a bike ride and said, ‘well that sucked’, ha ha.” Jack continues, “You can do anything that you put your mind to. You never know what you can do till you try. And, you only know how far you can go if you go too far – get out of your comfort zone.” “I recently got a dog, a chocolate lab named Kira. She makes me smile every day. We gotta figure out what life is for us. She is it for me - and it’s different for you. Find the things that make you truly happy. Have them in your life or work towards them.” “Like bikes and our customers – I love showing them the maps and the routes – so much fun - and they come back with huge smiles on their faces saying they’ve had a super awesome day. It makes me feel alive.” Jack is living life and not letting anything get in his way. It fits right in with the adventurous free spirit culture of Crested Butte, and Jack Carter is inspiring us all the way.



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bluebird associates Meet the best and most experienced real estate brokers in Crested Butte and the Gunnison Valley! Bluebird associates live a culture of keeping the interests of our clients our highest priority by delivering exceptional marketing and focusing on successful results. Happy clients are a result of attentive listening, diligent care and making the transaction a pleasant and lasting experience.


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Trevor Bona There isn’t much Trevor doesn’t love to do. He is a true outdoor enthusiast. Trevor is also a professional drone pilot and a partner with Bluebird for aerial media. His friendly nature and passion for real estate shows through his lasting relationships with his clients. “Trevor was without a doubt, the right agent for us! We were immediately comfortable with Trevor, as it was clear from the beginning he wasn’t trying to just sell us any property, but that he was actually passionate about wanting us to find exactly what fit us and our vibe, and love it! Trevor’s ability to be so accommodating to our changing minds, extensive knowledge about all facets of the Crested Butte market, and hands on approach throughout the entire purchase process, were imperative to the success of our search as ‘out-of-towners’!” Sarah R

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Stacey Schultz Stacey is a mountain veteran and an avid skier and mountain biker, having lived in many resort towns from Lake Tahoe to New Zealand. Prior to her real estate career, Stacey owned a successful marketing and design firm. With an eye for architecture, she is a natural with her clients, exuding a strong work ethic, quiet confidence and a high degree of professionalism. “Stacey is a deft negotiator and an advocate you’ll be glad to have on your side. Through every step of the process she’s upbeat, detail oriented and proactive. She brings a collaborative spirit to help you find exactly what you’re looking for.” Rob Ziegler “Stacey was incredibly attentive and helpful throughout our entire selling process. She kept a deal together that I never thought would get to the finish line.” Joe H c 970.596.2397 21

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Sandy Perrino Sandy loves bluebird days in Crested Butte. She enjoys hiking with her dog, exploring the mountain, and cheering on her favorite softball team. She is always up for adventures on this mountain. Sandy first came to Crested Butte in 1981. She has been practicing real estate since 2003 from California to Colorado. “I was very impressed with the attention Sandy gave to my concerns and needs during the listing and selling process. Sandy is detail oriented and has great follow-through and is an excellent listener.” Erin Garcia “I would highly recommend Sandy as a top realtor and trust her with any real estate needs. Sandy was most professional, attentive and knowledgeable throughout the time we worked with her.” Carol Sidell

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Rich Kelley Hailing from Minnesota, Rich Kelley brings over a decade of real estate experience to the Gunnison Valley. An avid outdoorsman, he is also a member of the Crested Butte/ West Elk Hockey Association and a volunteer for Adaptive Sports Center. As your newest Bluebird Broker Associate, Rich is deeply committed to delivering exceptional service to his clients. “I played College Hockey with Rich Kelley and it was fun to work with him on a professional level. Rich’s enthusiasm on the ice translates well to his high energy ‘get it done’ approach in real estate. Rich did a great job in advising us on the sale of our home and helped us purchase a lake home as well. He offered great staging ideas, followed up promptly with interested buyers and was willing to hold frequent open houses, which were well attended. Very happy with everything that Rich did for Deb and me!” Bill and Deb Kennedy

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Maggie Dethloff A top producing agent for many years, Maggie emphasizes that it’s always about the people. Maggie enjoys time with her grown kids, reading a good book and exploring the outdoors. She has served the community on several boards and she is currently a member of Rotary. “Maggie was a fantastic agent to work with. She was very knowledgeable, prompt, self motivated and in my view exceeded expectations in all areas of the purchasing process….. Thank you Maggie for making our family dream a reality.” Jeffrey Everly “Maggie is a very professional realtor in every respect. She is an expert in market conditions and trends and truly puts her client’s interest ahead of her own. Never pushy, always patient and knows exactly what her client’s needs and desires are. ” Heart Woodranch c 970.209.7880

Lisa Lenander Lisa’s love for downhill skiing is what brought her to Crested Butte in 1983. Many of her clients have become friends and ski, golf and hiking partners over the years. Lisa is a conscientious professional who enjoys helping her clients navigate the local real estate market. She has served on the Board of Directors for the Gunnison/Crested Butte Association of Realtors and the Crested Butte/Mt. Crested Butte Chamber of Commerce and currently serves on the Mt. Crested Butte Planning Commission. “Lisa’s kindness and expertise has made this a wonderful journey. She has played such an integral part in our adventure, and we are forever grateful!” TJ and Neil

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Karen Allen Karen enjoys all that Crested Butte has to offer, from skiing to golfing and exploring the surrounding mountains by four-wheel drive. She also appreciates summer activities in the warmer environments by traveling in the off season. As a 39 year resident of the Gunnison Valley, and an 18 year real estate professional, Karen truly enjoys her clients who have become lifelong friends. “…a professional like Karen who knows the market, the builders, the developers and the local “ins and outs” of each neighborhood….” Rick and Joanne Huntington “Thanks to Karen, we have been able to enjoy this amazing community…” Carol H c 970.209.2668

Joel Vosburg The Mountain Office Team Joel is a family man with two grown kids who love to explore the mountains and world adventures with him because of growing up in Crested Butte. With a big heart for real estate and service, Joel is a partner in the Mountain Office, a 30 year market leading team. He has served as Titan Booster Club President and is currently on the board of Living Journeys, a cancer support group in our community. “Joel provides truly tremendous service and has impeccable knowledge about the real estate market in the CB area.” Mickie Bragalone “His knowledge and expertise are exceeded only by his sound judgment and wisdom. We trust him, and we value his personal friendship and professional service.” c 970.209.1581 o 970.349.6692 24

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Jenny Knox Jenny has been a local real estate expert for over 20 years, as a broker and as the owner of a successful title operation. Working with a multitude of buyers, sellers, attorneys and lenders has provided her with experience in strategic areas important to representing clients as a real estate professional. She is very active in our community, and receives a lot of joy in seeing friends and clients fall in love with the year-round beauty of Crested Butte. “Our experience working with Jenny was excellent….. With her guidance, finding and purchasing our condo was a breeze. We wouldn’t hesitate to work with Jenny again or recommend her to anyone looking for property in the area.” Katy W “It’s been my pleasure to work professionally with Jenny Knox in the Gunnison valley for almost two decades. Her local knowledge of the Crested Butte / Gunnison real estate markets and her professionalism are second to none.”

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Jenna May Jenna’s love of the outdoors, hiking, biking and skiing brought her to Crested Butte. After graduating from the University of Texas, she biked 4,600 miles to Alaska to raise money for cancer research! Jenna has experienced great success early in her career, achieving among the fastest sales growth rates in the firm. Her diligence and genuine care for her clients has created a very loyal following. “We felt like we were a priority and she had our best interests in mind. Thanks, Jenna, for making our transaction smooth across the miles!” Lisa and Jerry B “Jenna is a rock star. I could not be more satisfied with her responsiveness, professionalism, and knowledge. She truly has a passion for real estate and the Crested Butte area.” Gary M c 970.901.3601 25

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Jana Barrett Originally from Oklahoma, Jana has lived in the area for more than 33 years. Jana and her family have truly enjoyed the great outdoors. From waterskiing to snowskiing and even hunting, Jana has experienced it all - even as a dedicated hockey mom. Jana is a top producer with 29 years real estate experience specializing in unique properties throughout the valley. Jana’s experience ranges from new construction to high-end luxury homes and ranches from one end of the valley to the other. She absolutely loves the interesting people she meets along the way, while helping them find their dream property. “Concerning Jana, you cannot find a finer person to buy and sell real estate with. She is always professional and knowledgeable. She is always positive and informative to visit with. We will always use her to buy and sell property in Colorado.” Roger Groves “Jana Barrett is the best thing to ever happen to real estate in Crested Butte. We really appreciated her thorough knowledge of the area and her help in facilitating a long distance transaction. In addition, she was very trustworthy. I cannot say enough good things about her.” c 970.209.9510

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Diane Aronovic Diane is a proud mom who loves the slopes and appreciates the diverse fabric of our community. As a former Wall Street trader, Diane is well versed in handling complex and sophisticated transactions. Her knowledge and expertise in the valley serve her clients well. “I would recommend her to any client who seeks a capable realtor with a great personality, wonderful sense of humor, and an unwavering can-do attitude.” Fred Paladino “Diane was exceptional and we highly recommend her. She did a masterful job and handled a delicate situation with ease…..We highly recommend Diane to anyone who is looking for real estate anywhere around Crested Butte.” Bobby Martin c 970.209.0405 26

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Dan Estey Dan is a top producing professional and an avid mountain bike rider. Having moved from Boulder, Dan has logged miles from CB to as far away as New Zealand. Dan is a native of Maine and has a business degree from the University of Colorado Boulder. Known for his attention to detail, he is also an expert in and owner of investment properties. “…very professional and helpful on the entire sales process of our house and very easy to work with.” Richard and Brad Ferree “In over 40 years of buying and selling real estate, Dan Estey is by far the best agent with whom we have ever done business.” Deb Besemer

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Dalynn Trujillo Trujillo-Wolff Team Dalynn is passionate about her family and athletic activities including golf, hunting and mountain biking. As a youth, she was a nationally ranked BMX racer! Her clients appreciate her persistence and dedication as well as her fun energy. Dalynn is an engaging professional who loves selling homes as much as spending time with her clients and friends. “Her knowledge and unique insights in the local home market proved valuable from the start!” Alan and Magda Higgins “...she also went above and beyond the call of duty on numerous occasions to make sure our experience was an effortless one, in addition to being a c 970.596.3397

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Cynthia Wolff Trujillo-Wolff Team Cynthia has been close to real estate her entire life. She obtained her real estate license following high school and her family owns a well-established brokerage in Houston. Cynthia is also a veteran real estate attorney, licensed in Texas and Louisiana. Enjoying life in Crested Butte for over 17 years, Cynthia loves the outdoors and running, having competed in ten marathons and relays approaching 200 miles. Cynthia is very active and devoted civically. She has served on the Mt. Crested Butte Metropolitan Planning Commission, the board for the Center for the Arts, and she is a current board member of the Community Foundation of the Gunnison Valley.

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Corey Dwan Crested Butte Collection Team Leader Being a market leader means constantly evolving and investing in the future. Corey has been expanding his team over the last few years, and together, they have positioned the Crested Butte Collection as a leader in the Crested Butte real estate market by ensuring all clients benefit from exceptional customer service and combined expertise in real estate, marketing and local knowledge. “Corey and his team are the only ones in the Gunnison Valley to consider representing you...They are extremely well connected in the area and often even have a buyer or a seller in mind before any transactions are made.” Brett and Katie Hubert “We are so glad we worked with Corey and his team... We originally reached out to several Realtors, but Corey was by far the most knowledgeable and responsive in the valley.” Carl Tucker c 970.596.3219 28

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Charlie Farnan The Mountain Office Team A third generation Colorado native from the Denver area, Charlie graduated from Western State Colorado University. He remains active in his lifelong passion of teaching skiing, including 15 years as Ski School Director. A partner of over 30 years with the Mountain Office he is currently selling Crested Butte’s finest neighborhoods including Smith Hill Ranches and Aperture. Charlie has a lifetime of friendships from years of working with buyers and sellers. He is a master of connecting people in a harminous way. “Charlie exceeded my expectations every step of the way.” Chuck and Elizabeth Cook “…in the process learned as much about the area as he has decades of experience.”

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office staff Parker LaDue Marketing Coordinator

Parker enjoys the outdoors during the summer months with her white Lab, Tucker, and Catahoula, Bulleit. She grew up visiting Crested Butte, and made the move following her graphic design and business degree from TCU. A very talented designer, Parker brings a very likable personality and exceptionally creative in-house talent to Bluebird.

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office staff Jennie Barry Office Manager

Jennie is a breath of fresh air and the heartbeat of Bluebird. Her steady smile and positive, helpful attitude set the standard for the office culture. Jennie spends her free time snowboarding, cross country skiing, hiking and camping with her husband and friends.

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Bud Bush Principal Bud & his wife, Nancy, met when they were in high school chemistry class together in Houston, before settling in Dallas to raise their two boys. Bud enjoys everything outdoors as well as writing music and poetry. He sold real estate and managed several real estate offices in Dallas for nearly thirty years, prior to founding Bluebird. Bud is driven by creative marketing, inspired agents and happy clients. “…extremely impressed with how they conduct their business and the level of their involvement in the local community.” Jeremiah D “Bluebird has the best market presence of any brokerage in the Crested Butte area.” Kathleen H c 970.922.8550


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featured properties Enjoy previewing Bluebird’s listing portfolio and picture yourself taking in the views from one of these spectacular properties! Some of the pocket listings are only available through this publication. From tranquil ranches to ski condominiums and premier mountain estates, Bluebird delights in “bringing dreams home” for you! See more photos and complete property details at

7 Moon Ridge

7 Moon Ridge Lane, Moon Ridge Ranch, Crested Butte, 4 BR, 4.5 Bth, 2 Car Gar, 4,027 SF, Rare opportunity, 120+/- acres with investment/development potential bordering national forest at the base of Mt. Crested Butte and walking distance to the Town of Crested Butte, Seller will entertain all reasonable offers, $9,995,000, Jenny Knox, 970.596.3402 31

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crested butte rural

22981 State Highway 135, Crested Butte, 4 BR, 4.5 Bth + 2 BR, 2 Bth Guest Cabin, 6 Car Gar, 6,592 SF, 48.12 acres, Exclusive Slate River Estate, $6,700,000, Also offered with main house only on 38.08 acres for $5,400,000, Corey Dwan, 970.596.3219 32

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115 Bethel Road, Smith Hill Ranches, Ranch #4, 5 BR, 5 Full Bth, 2 Powder Rooms, 3 Car Gar, 8,446 SF, 35.19 acres; Guest House: 1 BR + Loft, 1 Bth, 669 SF, Spectacular timber frame home surrounded by a forest of aspen and evergreen trees. Impressive view of Mt. Crested Butte, minutes to town and ski area. $5,375,000, Charlie Farnan and Joel Vosburg, The Mountain Office, 970.349.6692 33

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172 Pyramid Avenue, Aperture, 6 BR, 6.5 Bth, 4,580 SF, 2 Car Gar, 2 master suites on the main level, 4 addtional guest bedrooms with attached baths, 2nd living/game room area, .75 acres, beautiful unobstructed views down valley and of Mt. Crested Butte. Aperture, Crested Butte’s newest neighborhood, $4,500,000, Charlie Farnan and Joel Vosburg, The Mountain Office, 970.349.6692

33 Aperture Lane, Aperture, 5 BR, 6 Bth, 3 Car Gar, 5,414 SF, .51 acres, Home and detached guest house, breaking ground on this spec home to be determined, walking distance to town from this new luxury home in Aperture, spectacular 360° views, $5,200,000, Charlie Farnan and Joel Vosburg, The Mountain Office, 970.349.6692 34

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758 Journey’s End Road, Crested Butte, 4 BR, 4.5 Bth, 5,511 SF, 3 Car Gar, 35+ acres, Surrounded by an expansive, open meadow, this one-of-a-kind home is convenient to town while offering privacy and jaw dropping views, $4,499,000, Maggie Dethloff 970.209.7880 35

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757 Ridge Road, Crested Butte, 4 BR, 5.5 Bth, 3 Car Gar, 5,455 SF, 71.72 acres, Exclusive hilltop location with the best views in the valley, $4,195,000, Corey Dwan, 970.596.3219

66 Red Mountain Ranch Road, Red Mountain Ranch, 4 BR, 4.5 Bth, Wine Cellar, 2 Car Gar + Barn w/ Caretaker Apartment, 6,968 SF, 35 acres, Enjoy custom finishes, majestic mountain views and privacy, $3,490,000, Maggie Dethloff 970.209.7880 36

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193 Larkspur Lane, Danni Ranch, 5 BR, 5.5 Bth, 5 Car Gar, 6,976 SF, 35.24 acres, 800+ feet of river frontage, guest cabin, horse barn and national forest access 11 minutes to Crested Butte, $3,595,500, Corey Dwan, 970.596.3219

499 Nicholson Lake Ridge Road, 5 BR, 5.5 Bth, 3,740 SF, 2 Car Gar, Exclusive Use of Nicholson Lake, Mountain Home Nestled Among the Pines & Overlooking the Slate River, $1,975,000, Maggie Dethloff 970.209.7880

2074 Wildcat Trail, Trappers Crossing at Wildcat, 4 BR, 4 Bth, 2 Car Gar, 4,725 SF, 35.32 acres, Breathtaking private retreat, $1,850,000, Corey Dwan, 970.596.3219

4121 Wildcat Trail, Trappers Crossing at Wildcat, 4 BR, 3.5 Bth, 2 Car Gar, 4,264 SF, 36.99 acres, Gateway to endless hiking, hunting and exploring, $1,795,000, Corey Dwan, 970.596.3219 37

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450 Oversteeg Gulch Road, Red Mountain Ranch, 3 BR, 2 Bth, 2 Car Gar, 1,497 SF, 35.11 acres, Custom built guest home, quiet seclusion, commanding views and national forest access, $1,395,000, Corey Dwan, 970.596.3219

261 Larkspur Loop, Larkspur, 4 BR, 3.5 Bth, 3,429 SF, 2 Car Gar, .24 acres, New construction with mountain, water and valley views, $1,295,000, Maggie Dethloff, 970.209.7880

515 Oversteeg Gulch Road, Red Mountain Ranch, 2 BR, 2 Bth, 1,808 SF, 35.11 acres, Borders national forest, incredible views, $1,295,000, Corey Dwan, 970.596.3219

262 Larkspur Loop, Larkspur, 3 BR, 2.5 Bth, 2,143 SF, 2 Car Gar, Overlooking the Lake at Larkspur this craftsman’s home has the views, $1,195,000, Maggie Dethloff, 970.209.7880

40 Slate View Lane, Riverbend, 5 BR, 4 Bth, 2 Car Gar, 3,446 SF, 1.24 acres, On the banks of the Slate River and 1 mile to town, $1,050,000, Maggie Dethloff, 970.209.7880

49 Slate Lane, Meridian Lake Park, 3 BR, 2.5 Bth, 2 Car Gar, 2,144 SF, .34 acres, Cozy mountain home with big views, $789,000, Maggie Dethloff, 970.209.7880


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crested butte

825 Elk Avenue, Crested Butte, 5 BR, 5.5 Bth, Mountain modern decor, 2 Living Areas, Bunk Room, Garage, Elevator, Immense protected views, Huge hot tub and perfectly landscaped yard, $3,875,000, Diane Aronovic, 970.209.0405 39

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219 Sopris Avenue, Crested Butte, 4 BR, 3.5 Bth, 1 Car Gar, 2,772 SF, Completely remodeled 1893 Victorian in the heart of Crested Butte, on 2.5 town lots, $2,759,000, Corey Dwan, 970.596.3219

818 Elk Avenue, Crested Butte, 4 BR, 2.5 Bth, 2 Car Heated Gar, 2,344 SF, Jimmy Faust remodeled home near park, $2,595,000, Corey Dwan, 970.596.3219 40

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715 Sopris Avenue, Crested Butte, 4 BR, 4 Bth, Mountain modern and move-in ready, 2 living rooms, 3,100+ SF, Open floor plan with elevator, Well-located with views and 2 decks, $1,950,000, Diane Aronovic, 970.209.0405

329 Maroon Avenue, Crested Butte, 5 BR, 4 Bth, 2,367 SF, Garage, Over-sized corner lot, Private yard, Classic historic Crested Butte home a block from Elk, $1,449,000, Maggie Dethloff, 970.209.7880 41

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mt. crested butte

6 Peakview Drive, Mt. Crested Butte, 4 BR, 4.5 Bath, 4,761 SF, Includes apartment above 2 car detached garage, 4.5 acre Estate Lot C in Overlook subdivision, $2,950,000, Joel Vosburg, 970.209.1581

67 Cinnamon Mountain Road, Mt. Crested Butte, 5 BR, 4.5 Bth, 2 Car Gar, Elevator, 4,527 SF, .53 acres, Ski-in/ski-out with expansive mountain views, $2,500,000, Corey Dwan, 970.596.3219

35 Gold Link Drive, Mt. Crested Butte, 4 BR, 3.5 Bth, 3,891 SF, 2 Car Gar, .46 acres, Located in established ski-in/ski-out neighborhood of Gold Link subdivision, $2,435,000, Joel Vosburg, 970.209.1581 42

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25 Cinnamon Mountain Road, Mt. Crested Butte, 7 BR, 6 Full Bth, 4 Half Bth, 1.5 Car Gar, Elevator, 4,935 SF, .53 acres, Single family or duplex, Total rental flexibility, $1,995,000, Offered as 1/4 ownership for $549,000, Corey Dwan, 970.596.3219

41 Wildhorse Trail, Mt. Crested Butte, 4 BR, 4.5 Bth, 3,479 SF, 2 Car Gar, Unobstructed views, Convenient ski lift access, $1,800,000, Corey Dwan, 970.596.3219

59 Cinnamon Mountain Road, Mt. Crested Butte, 4 BR, 3.5 Bth, 4,822 SF, 1.05 acres, Quiet location with phenominal views, Convenient skier access, $1,795,000, Corey Dwan, 970.596.3219

2 Silver Lane, Mt.Crested Butte, 5 BR, 4.5 Bth, 3,791 SF, 2 Car Gar, Short Walk to the Slopes & Open Mountain Views, $1,629,000, Maggie Dethloff, 970.209.7880

108 Big Sky Drive, Mt. Crested Butte, 3 BR, 3 Bth, 2 Car Gar, 2,185 SF, .06 acres, Incredible views and year round bus service, $995,000, Corey Dwan, 970.596.3219 43

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crested butte south / gunnison area

251 Neville Way, 4 BR, 3.5 Bth, 3 Car Gar, 5,680 SF, 1.28 acres, Perched high above Crested Butte South on 3 lots, $1,395,000, Corey Dwan, 970.596.3219

55 Round Mountain Road, Roaring Judy Ranch, 4 BR, 2 Bth, 2 Car Gar, 2,964 SF, 45.18 acres, Expansive views overlooking the protected ranch, Artistic finishes, Private setting, $1,100,000, Maggie Dethloff, 970.209.7880

319 Zeligman Street, Crested Butte South, 4 BR, 3.5 Bth, 2 Car Gar, 3,129 SF, .37 acres, New construction, $995,000, Corey Dwan, 970.596.3219 44

400 Cisneros Lane, Crested Butte South, 4 BR, 3.5 Bth, 2 Car Gar, 3,194 SF, .44 acres, Bordering open space, this custom home has big mountain and valley views, $999,999, Maggie Dethloff, 970.209.7880

522 Haverly Street, Crested Butte South, 4 BR, 2 Bth, 2,218 SF, 6 ft privacy fence, Beautifully renovated, POA approval for master deck included, $785,000, Jenna May, 970.901.3601

88 Taloga Trail, Wilderness Streams, 2 BR + 2 Lofts, 2 Bth, Extra Shower Room, 1+ Car Gar, 1,618 SF, 4.09 acres, Springfed water, Treehouse views of the Castles from this furnished home, $750,000, Jana Barrett, 970.209.9510

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crested butte area townhomes

3 Stetson Drive, Wildhorse at Prospect, Mt. Crested Butte, 4 BR, 4.5 Bth, 2,854 SF, 2 Car Gar, Residential neighborhood with access to ski-in/ski-out, $1,125,000, Joel Vosburg, 970.209.1581

245 Teocalli Avenue Unit A, Crested Butte South, 3 BR, 3 Bth, 1,514 SF, Easy access to hiking, mountain biking, cross country and snowshoe trails, $435,000, Lisa Lenander, 970.209.1603

203 Horseshoe Drive, Pitchfork, Mt. Crested Butte, 2 BR + Loft, 2 Bth, 1,470 SF, 1 Car Gar, $589,000, Jenna May, 970.901.3601

130 Butte Avenue, Crested Butte, 3 BR, 2 Bth, 1,064 SF, Unobstructed views of Mount Crested Butte, $375,000, Lisa Lenander, 970.209.1603 45

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crested butte area condominiums

14 Hunter Hill Road, Westwall Lodge, Mt. Crested Butte, Unit C202, 3 BR, 3.5 Bth, 2,094 SF, Furnished, ski-in/ski-out, luxury residence and complex with all the amenities including parking garage, pool, spa, nautilus exercise room, front desk and breathtaking views towards town and the surrounding mountains, $1,745,000, Charlie Farnan, 970.209.0609

8 & 38 Ace Court, Skyland, 4 BR, 3.5 Bth, 2 Car Gar, New Construction, Large deck, Located steps from golf course, $1,250,000 each, Dalynn Trujillo, 970.596.3397, Cynthia Wolff, 318.347.5379

9 Hunter Hill Road, Black Bear Lodge, Mt. Crested Butte, Unit 208, 3 BR, 3 Bth, 1,607 SF, Across the street from the resort with view of Mt. Crested Butte, $825,000, Unit 209, 3 BR, 3 Bth, 1,607 SF, Top floor, corner unit with vaulted ceilings, $825,000, Corey Dwan, 970.596.3219 46

18 Hunter Hill Road, San Moritz Condos, Mt. Crested Butte, Unit J-303, 4 BR, 3 Bth, 1,905 SF, Beautifully renovated with custom finishes and coveted sunset views, $735,000, Maggie Dethloff, 970.209.7880

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620 Gothic Rd, Lodge at Mountaineer Square, Mt. Crested Butte, Ski In/ Ski Out, Air Conditioning, Heated Underground Parking Unit 212, 2 BR, 3 Bth, 1,286 SF, Excellent short term rental history, $715,000, Lisa Lenander, 970.209.1603 Unit 408, Studio, 1 Bth, 532 SF, Studio deluxe unit with Balcony, refreshed with new carpet, furniture and bath, $449,000, Charlie Farnan, 970.209.0609 Unit 318, Studio, 1 Bth, 400 SF, Most affordable unit in Lodge at Mountaineer Square, $284,000, Corey Dwan, 970.596.3219

11 Crested Mountain Lane, Crested Mountain North Condos, Mt. Crested Butte, Unit J3, 3 BR, 3 Bth, 1,213 SF, Close proximity to the ski slopes and slope-side activities, $622,000, Jenna May, 970.901.3601

11 Emmons Road, Emmons Condos, Unit 433, Mt. Crested Butte, 2 BR, 2 Bth, 794 SF, Ski-in/ski-out, recently upgraded, $499,000, Corey Dwan, 970.596.3219

400 Gothic Road #505, Woodcreek Condos, Mt. Crested Butte, 3 BR, 3 Bth, 1,197 SF, $525,000, Joel Vosburg, 970.209.1581

710 Gothic Road, Elk Ridge III Condos, Mt. Crested Butte, Unit 3, 2 BR, 2.5 Bth, 878 SF, 1 Car Gar, $387,500, Joel Vosburg, 970.209.1581

251 Slate River Drive, Powderview at the Greens, Skyland, Unit 2, 2 BR, 2 Bth, 854 SF, Short distance to golf course, Private access to Lake Grant for fishing, kayaking, picnics, and more, brand new roof and siding, $392,000, Jenna May, 970.901.3601 47

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Stallion Park Condos, Buckhorn Ranch, Unit A202, 2 BR, 1 Bth, 882 SF, 1 Car Gar, Top Floor Condo with Mountain Views & Large Storage Room, $369,000, Maggie Dethloff, 970.209.7880 Unit D202, 2 BR, 1 Bth, 882 SF, 1 Car Gar, Extra storage, Great views, Short distance to town, $349,000, Dalynn Trujillo, 970.596.339, Cynthia Wolff, 318.347.5379

701 Gothic Road, Three Seasons Condos, Mt. Crested Butte, Unit 333, 2 BR, 2 Bth, 719 SF, Mountain Views, $245,000, Jana Barrett, 970.209.9510 Unit 243, 1 BR, 1 Bth, 406 SF, Affordable corner unit close to resort, $195,000, Corey Dwan, 970.596.3219

20 Marcellina Lane, Timbers Condos, Mt. Crested Butte, Unit 308, 2 BR, 1 Bth, 603 SF, Top floor unit with incredible views of Mt. CB, $335,000, Unit 207, 2 BR, 1 Bth, 603 SF, Mountain modern finishes, hot tub and ski locker, $310,000, Corey Dwan, 970.596.3219

110 Pitchfork Drive, Unit A, Mt. Crested Butte, 1 BR, 1 Bth, 622 SF, Carport, Exceptional views of Mt. Crested Butte, $209,900, Corey Dwan, 970.596.3219

6 Emmons Road, Grand Lodge Condominiums, Mt. Crested Butte, Hotel with base area location and indoor/outdoor pool, Unit 225, 1 BR, 2 Bth, 777 SF, $307,900, Unit 559, 1 BR, 1 Bth, 429 SF, $200,000, Unit 575, 1 BR, 1 Bth, 443 SF, $179,000, Diane Aronovic, 970.209.0405

Unit 252 & 254, 2 BR, 2 Bth, 791 SF, $299,000, Unit 280, Studio, 1 Bth, 487 SF, $199,000, Unit 519, Studio, 1 Bth, 395 SF, $179,000, Unit 307, Studio, 1 Bth, 395 SF, $173,000, Unit 107, Studio, 1 Bth, 395 SF, $165,000, Unit 363, Studio, 1 Bth, 436 SF, $161,000, Unit 176, Studio, 1 Bth, 435 SF, $160,000, Unit 375, Studio, 1 Bth, 443 SF, $160,000, Corey Dwan, 970.596.3219 Unit 563, 1 BR, 1 Bth, 436 SF, $199,000, Unit 257, Studio, 1 Bth, 445 SF, $189,000, Joel Vosburg, 970.209.1581 Unit 374, Studio, 1 Bth, in West tower, 439 SF, $169,000, Unit 321, Studio, 1 Bth, in East tower, 391 SF, $165,000, Maggie Dethloff, 970.209.7880 48

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mt. crested butte land

TBD Marcellina Lane, Villas at Mt. Crested Butte, 10 acres, 19 duplex or single family lots with amazing views of Crested Butte Mountain and ski area, pictured above. All utilities are installed and the road is newly paved. Excellent development opportunity, $2,950,000, Joel Vosburg & Charlie Farnan, The Mountain Office, 970.349.6692 30 Castle Road, .33 acres, Close access to the resort and on the bus loop, $239,500, Corey Dwan, 970.596.3219 48 Cinnamon Mountain Road, Chalet Village, .53 acres, Commanding mountain views, $195,000, Dan Estey, 303.913.2357 38 Ruby Drive, Mt. Crested Butte, .58 acres, Secluded location in the aspen trees on a private access drive in Elk Run subdivision, $315,000, Joel Vosburg, 970.209.1581

The Summit / Overlook 6 Black Diamond Trail, .37 acres, Excellent ski-in/ ski-out access, $750,000, 1 Summit Ct. Road, .76 acres, ski-in access, $395,000, Joel Vosburg & Charlie Farnan, The Mountain Office, 970.349.6692 5 Peakview Drive, 1.07 acres, Incredible views of the entire valley, building plans included, $269,000, Corey Dwan, 970.596.3219 1 Peakview Drive, .78 acres, Commanding views from this Mt. Crested Butte homesite, $335,000, Maggie Dethloff, 970.209.7880

104 Bear Scratch Lane, Prospect, 1.05 acres, Magnificent views of the Elk Mountain Range, $499,000, Sandy Perrino, 970.275.6308

Meridian Lake & Pristine Point 75 Pristine Point Way, 1.22 acres, Overlooking Meridian Lake with big views, $289,000, Maggie Dethloff, 970.209.7880 467 Meridian Lake Park Drive, .34 acres, Choice lot in Meridian Lake Park with stunning, panoramic views, Dan Estey, 303.913.2357 & Trevor Bona, 970.319.5092 TBD Redstone Cove Circle, 1 acre, Views of Mt. Crested Butte and architectural plans available, $159,500, Joel Vosburg & Charlie Farnan, 970.349.6692 49

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crested butte land

Aperture, the premier residential community bordering the Slate River and recreation path, with panoramic views of the neighboring mountains. Homesites range in size from 0.32 - 0.96 acres, surrounded by over 13 acres of open space. Walking trail and HOA pavilion completed and ready for next summer. Easy walking distance to historic downtown Crested Butte across the Aperture Bridge, pictured above. Prices from $1,099,000, Charlie Farnan & Joel Vosburg, The Mountain Office, 970.349.6692

422 Sopris Avenue, Crested Butte, .14 acres. One of a few remaining building sites in town. Level, ready to build & one block to Elk Ave, $849,000, Maggie Dethloff, 970.209.7880


Foxtrot Subdivision 98 Foxtrot Trail, 2.54 acres, Walking distance to town, $800,000; 40 Foxtrot Trail, 2.58 acres, walking distance to town, $800,000. Optimally priced 2-acre lot adjacent to the rec path with phenomenal views close to town, Jenny Knox, 970.596.3402

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rural crested butte / gunnison land

TBD Highway 135, 111.4 acres, this elevated acreage enjoys 360Ëš views of the entire valley, no covenants, development potential, can subdivide with county approval, $2,895,000, Maggie Dethloff, 970.209.7880

Skyland Subdivision 657 Ridge Road, 1.74 acres, Mature trees & majestic views overlooking golf course, $997,000, 49 Willow Court, .32 acres, Nestled along the Slate River, enjoy expansive mountain views, $389,000, 662 Country Club Drive, 2.1 acres, One of the largest home-sites in the neighborhood. Bordering open space with access to trails, $349,000, 205 Eagle Lane, .55 acres, Quiet cul-de-sac and bordering the golf course, Paradise Divide views, $190,000, Maggie Dethloff, 970.209.7880 620 Eagle Lane, 1.45 acres, Crested Butte’s premier golf course parcel, valley wide views, $795,000, 64 Coyote, .44 acres, Perfect duplex opportunity close to the golf course, $275,000, Corey Dwan, 970.596.3219 315 Par Lane, .71 acres, Rare duplex zoned building site located directly on the golf course on a private cul-de-sac road, $395,000, Joel Vosburg, 970.209.1581 11 Wapiti Way, .58 acres, Golf course building site with views! $375,000, Charlie Farnan, 970.209.0609 468 Country Club Drive, .73 acres, Unobstructed views to the golf course, $219,900, Karen Allen, 970.209.2668 36 East Silver Sage Drive, .79 acres, Unobstructed views of Crested Butte Mountain, Skyland Golf Course & Paradise Divide, $159,000, Jana Barrett, 970.209.9510 51

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455 Phoenix Way, Ranch # 7, 35.13 acres, Views overlooking Oh Be Joyful wildnerness area, utilities in place and well drilled, $995,000, Joel Vosburg and Charlie Farnan, 970.349.6692

1383 Lariat Road, Danni Ranch, 36.25 acres, Awesome horse property situated in a grove of aspens and bordering national forest, Well in place, $785,000, Jana Barrett, 970.209.9510

997 Saddle Ridge Road, 65.24 acres, End of the road location with breathtaking views, $695,000, Corey Dwan, 970.596.3219

506 Nicholson Lake Ridge Road, Alpine Meadows Subdivision, 1.64 acres, Lake views, Enjoy private use of Nicholson Lake, $680,000, Maggie Dethloff, 970.209.7880

530 Phoenix Way, Ranch # 8, 35.95 acres, Beautiful view of Slate River Valley, utilities in place and well drilled, $995,000, Joel Vosburg and Charlie Farnan, 970.349.6692

TBD W Denver Avenue, Gunnison, 14.2 acres of irrigated meadow, build up to 3 houses, $695,000, Corey Dwan, 970.596.3219

TBD Hidden Mine Road, Hidden Mine Ranch, 35.10 acres, Less than a minute to town of Crested Butte, bordering national forest with expansive views, $595,000, Corey Dwan, 970.596.3219 52

TBD Kebler Pass Road, Equinox Ranch offers 175.77 acres bordering National Forest. Hunter’s paradise, Accessible year-round from Paonia, $410,000, Jana Barrett, 970.209.9510

1626 Red Mountain Ranch Road, 35.6 acres, Nestled among mature aspen and pine trees, $395,000, Maggie Dethloff, 970.209.7880

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Larkspur and Buckhorn Ranch 601 S Avion Drive, Buckhorn Ranch, 1.45 acres, Private access to Buckhorn Ranch runway, $299,000, Corey Dwan, 970.596.3219 255 S Avion Drive, 1.36 acres, Buckhorn Ranch, Airpark lot, Fly in & out with direct access, $169,000, Dalynn Trujillo, 970.596.3397, Cynthia Wolff, 318.347.5379 307 Larkspur Loop, Larkspur, .26 acres, Great views and neighborhood, backs up to open space, excellent value, $165,000, Charlie Farnan, 970.209.0609 61 Appaloosa Lane, Buckhorn Ranch, .17 acres, Elevated homesite with rare views up Brush Creek, $139,000, Maggie Dethloff, 970.209.7880

Crested Butte South 612 Zeligman St, .46 acres, Unique fence-line location with great unencumbered views, $199,000, 285 Neville Way, .44 acres, Located in the upper reaches of Crested Butte South with down valley views , $159,000, 10 Huckeby Way, .50 acres, Over-sized Building Site in Active Community with Many Amenities, $149,000, Maggie Dethloff 970.209.7880 504 Anderson Dr, .49 acres, End of the street location with panoramic views, $185,000, Joel Vosburg & Charlie Farnan, The Mountain Office, 970.349.6692 465 Teocalli Road, .33 acres, Short walk to bus service, ice rink, and Camp 4 Coffee, $159,000, Corey Dwan, 970.596.3219 313 Haverly Street, .38 acres, Level parcel ideal for building, $125,000, 2862 Bryant Avenue, .33 acres, Views of Whetstone, Red Mountain, and down valley,

Star Mountain Ranch 682 Hawk Drive, Star Mountain Ranch, 35 acres, With aspens, pines, mountain views and roughed in driveway, $315,000; 15 Castle Road, Star Mountain Ranch, 40 acres, Open building site, views of the castles, aspen grove nearby, $280,000, Jana Barrett, 970.209.9510

Galena Mining Claim #1, Schofield Park, 10.33 acres with mountain views, 10’x12’ shed, evergreens and waterfall! Would make a great backcountry/hunting retreat with limited/seasonal access, $89,500, Jana Barrett, 970.209.9510

1378 County Road 743, Lost Canyon Estates, 35.6 acres, Nice views of Anthracite Mountain Range, $199,000, Lisa Lenander, 970.209.1603

Parcel 32, Irwin, 1 acre hillside location with big western views, $69,000, Maggie Dethloff, 970.209.7880

TBD Schofield, .12 acres, $10,000, Sandy Perrino, 970.275.6308


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commercial land and office space

327 Elk Avenue, Crested Butte, 862 SF commercial space, 4 BR, 2 Bth & 1 BR, 1 Bth remodeled apartments, 3,160 SF total, $2,495,000, Corey Dwan, 970.596.3219

48256 County Road T, Saguache, 160 acres, 8,790 SF, MED compliant facility, greenhouse, warehouse, 2 Bths, brand new canabis grow operation, 5 wells, $1,695,000, Corey Dwan, 970.596.3219

427 Red Lady Avenue, Crested Butte, 5,083 SF of commercial space with 2 income producing 2 BR apartments, $1,395,000, Maggie Dethloff, 970.209.7880

Lots 19-23, Belleview Avenue, Crested Butte, Commercial lots in the heart of Crested Butte, Offered for $1,000,000 or $200,000 each, Corey Dwan, 970.596.3219

301 Belleview Avenue , Crested Butte 4 Second floor office spaces, Solid rental history, Unit 6C, 318 SF, Unit 6D, 338 SF, Unit 6E, 424 SF, Unit 6F, 326 SF, $510,000, Maggie Dethloff, 970.209.7880 54

427 Belleview Avenue, Crested Butte, Units 103 & 104, Light filled office space in newer commercial building, 718 SF, $400,000, Corey Dwan, 970.596.3219

214 Sixth Street, Ore Bucket Building, Crested Butte, Unit 5, Commercial space, 707 SF, Incredible view of Mt. CB, $355,000, Unit 6, Commerical space set up as two massage rooms, 332 SF, $169,000, Corey Dwan, 970.596.3219

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index Aperture c/o Bluebird Real Estate PO Box 1788 Crested Butte, CO 81224 970.349.6692


Big Al’s Bicycle Heaven 207 Elk Avenue PO Box 3958 Crested Butte, CO 81224 970.349.0515


Center for the Arts 606 6th Street PO Box 1819 Crested Butte, CO 81224 970.349.7487


Crested Butte Mountain Bike Association PO Box 782 Crested Butte, CO 81224 970.349.7324


Elevate the Media PO Box 3082 Crested Butte, CO 81224 970.648.0622

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