Transactions: September 2001

Mountain Life
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SCHWEITZER, IDAHO

This three-bedroom, two-bathroom slopeside unit comes fully furnished and professionally decorated. The home is 1,453 square feet and features a deck overlooking Lake Pend Oreille. Amenities include hydronic heat in the floors, sidewalks and driveway.

LIST PRICE

$482,000 SALE PRICE $464,000

TIME ON MARKET

13 months

LISTING BROKER

Lou Dillon, Schweitzer Properties; 800-772-5522; www.schweitzerproperties.com.

MARKET COMMENT

Improvements at Schweitzer, such as the new high-speed six-pack chairlift and the 42-unit White Pine Lodge, have increased the resort's national exposure during the past two years, but the dot-com crush keeps real estate prices off nearly 10 percent.

WHISTLER, B.C.

Located on a corner lot approximately one mile from the lifts and half a mile from Whistler Village, this log home combines southern exposure with outstanding views of Whistler and Blackcomb. With 3,242 square feet, the home offers four bedrooms, three and a half bathrooms and a loft. Amenities include a great room, a gourmet kitchen, radiant heat, two fireplaces and two large decks.

LIST PRICE

$1.96 mil. SALE PRICE $1.72 mil.

LISTING BROKER

The Whistler Real Estate Co. Ltd.; 800-667-2993; www.wrec.com.

TIME ON MARKET

3 months

MARKET COMMENT

The Whistler market has been booming due, in part, to the strong dollar value for U.S. investors. Although sales volume has dropped below last year's levels, market prices remain steady.

MONT TREMBLANT, Que.

Located just two miles from the ski area, this 1,835- square-foot condo offers four bedrooms and two bathrooms. Amenities include heated ceramic floors, nine-foot ceilings, a stone fireplace, access to tennis courts, a 20-meter swimming pool and a four-season spa.

LIST PRICE

$210,000 SALE PRICE $210,000

TIME ON MARKET

1 month

LISTING AGENT

Intersite Real Estate Development Corporation; 888-425-3777; www.captremblant.com.

MARKET COMMENT

The same model home sold for $160,000 a year ago, partly because buyers are purchasing a finished product, as opposed to working off plans. Market prices continue to increase as Intrawest, Tremblant's owner, raises the bar with each new project in the area.