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8 Great Joys of Ski-in, Ski-out Living

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The Joys of Ski In Ski Out Living

Posted by admin on December 21, 2016

If you enjoy resort skiing or snowboarding, at some point you’ve surely yearned after a ski-in, ski-out mountain vacation rental or mountainside location to buy as your very own. When purchasing your ideal mountainside getaway, Summit County real estate in Colorado should definitely be high among your consideration for the perfect ski-in, ski-out getaway.

Close to Denver International Airport and surrounded by three world-class ski resorts offering slope side properties, Breckenridge real estate, Keystone real estate, and Copper Mountain real estate all have numerous condos, timeshares, and single family homes to put you right smack in the heart of the action.

Surrounded by the beautiful Colorado mountains, each of these charming resorts offer cute shops, unique dining, day spas, great people watching, and fun alternative outdoor activities like ice skating, dog sledding, and sleigh rides. Keystone, Copper Mountain and Breckenridge real estate are all terrific areas to explore your choice to park the car once and bask in the resort lifestyle. Still not convinced? Here are 8 Joys of Ski-in, Ski-out Living to encourage you to explore close-in resort living.


1) Absolutely no need to walk in ski boots or pay to store your skis slope side.

The biggest joy of living in a ski-in, ski-out property is the sheer convenience it provides. Skiing aficionados know how miserable it can be to trek around town in ski boots, and carrying those boots and skis is no picnic either. Having a ski-in, ski-out property means there is absolutely no need to plan in advance about how to get to the lifts, worry about walking in ski boots, or where to store skis – just step out your door and glide down to your nearby lift.


2) Taking a break during your ski day has never been easier.

Another perk of owning a ski-in, ski-out property is that you can easily take breaks during your ski day without inconveniencing anyone or squeezing yourself into a crowded resort lodge. Whether breaking mid-day for lunch, a quick work call, or anytime for a warm-up, a ski-in, ski-out location is perfect for when you’re looking for a quiet respite during your ski day.

Apres ski party with friends on your slopeside deck.


3) Invite friends over for après' ski Ski-in, ski-out locations are perfect for ending your ski day.

Friends and family can join you for a Nordic-style après' ski happy hour, and relax after your day of winter mountain fun. Pull out the cheese and crackers and a bottle of good wine and you’re all set to settle in and share your alpine adventures. Your ski-in, ski-out location is perfect for entertaining friends after skiing, and allows everyone to end their day in a leisurely way.


4) No traffic or parking hassles Another major benefit of a ski-in, ski-out location is the freedom from parking hassles and traffic.

Rather than sitting in traffic, or winding through parking lots or garages, the ski-in, ski-out location is perfect for enjoying skiing without having to deal without even loading equipment into your SUV. Lose the stress of where to park and always know where your skiing mates will end their day – right back at your door.


First tracks are a daily event when you live slopeside.


5) Beat the crowds to get first chair and fresh tracks.

Be the first ones to carve fresh tracks and that coveted first chair. Whether it’s a powder day or you are greeted by fresh corduroy, there is nothing like being the early bird on the slopes first thing in the morning. Having a mountain side property is a luxurious treat, giving you a leg up on crowds so you can start your day before most people even show up. You’ll always be ahead of the drive-in crowd with a ski-in, ski-out location.


6) Ski more days during the ski season.

More days on the mountain By having a ski-in, ski-out location, the time and hassle you save not dealing with traffic or parking, plus the extra time on the mountains before the crowds hit all mean that you get more days on the mountain simply because it’s so easy for you. Once the convenience and ease become second nature, you can better plan out more days to spend on the mountain rather than having to deal with logistics or planning. Plus, all your equipment will be handy and you can even stay at the mountain top till after the lifts close and float on down home on empty runs, pulling up to your patio with a giant smile on your face.


7) Be entertained by skiers whizzing by while soaking in your hot tub.

Unless you’re seriously hard-core, having more time on the mountain means you’ll most likely be done before most other skiers and snowboarders. Why not end your day soaking in your hot tub and relaxing, and be entertained by skiers whizzing by while you enjoy some well-deserved muscle-soothing bubbles and warmth? And it’s a great place to start that après ski evening from #3 above.


8) Great rental appeal and income when you purchase ski-in, ski-out.

Purchasing a ski-in, ski-out property is an investment, and one that can offer rich dividends. Slope side properties provide huge rental appeal, and thereby rental income, from a ski-in, ski-out property both in terms of occupancy and rental rates. For those times when you cannot enjoy your mountain getaway yourself, demand for ski-in, ski-out properties is high and provide great income when you are not using your property yourself. For questions about ski-in, ski-out properties, or any other Summit County real estate, we would love to help you contact us.

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