Transactions: September 1998

Mountain Life

Lake Tahoe, Nevada

A 5,000-square-foot home in a gated lakefront community. Four bedrooms, 4.5 baths with a 3-car garage. Fifteen minutes from Heavenly ski resort.

List Price:


Sale Price:


Time On Market:

5 months

Listing Broker:

Shari Chase, Chase International Distinctive Properties, Lake Tahoe, (800) 322-6130;

Market Comment:

A strong economy and Les Otten's purchase of Heavenly have driven interest and prices up.

Okemo, Vermont
New 1,868-square-foot slopeside townhouse in Solitude Village. Three bedrooms, 3.5 baths. Includes all village amenities such as health facility, ticket sales and ski school.
List Price: $450,000
Sale Price: $437,500
Time On Market: 13 days
Listing Broker: Kevin Davis, Mary W. Davis Realtor & Associates, Inc., Okemo, (802) 228-8811;
Market Comment: The volume of property sales in Ludlow is up 20 percent over last year due to both the economy and Okemo's mountain improvements.

Jackson, New Hampshire
Contemporary 3,000-square-foot home with 5 bedrooms and 3 baths. Views of Mt. Washington; half-mile from Black Mountain Ski Area and 5 miles to Attitash Bear Peak.
List Price: $162,000
Sale Price: $162,000
Time On Market: 2 days
Listing Broker: Brenda Leavitt, Badger Realty, North Conway, (603) 356-5757.
Market Comment: With a slight uptick in condo sales and a 30 percent jump in land sales, the overall market in the Mt. Washington Valley has gone up 15 percent in volume since last year.

Telluride, Colorado
Ski-in/ski-out, 4,021-square-foot home in Mountain Village. Four bedrooms, 4 baths with a 2-car garage on 1.3 acres.
List Price: $1,695,000
Sale Price: $1,550,000
Time On Market: 7 months
Listing Broker: Todd Creel, Nevasca Realty, Inc., Telluride, (970) 728-4454;
Market Comment: It's a strong market for buyers who are looking to move beyond the Front Range resorts of Summit County, Vail and Winter Park.