A Lake Creek Home That Paints a Portrait of the Landscape and a Colorful Past

The story behind a modern retreat on the banks of Lake Creek that's a retrospective on nature with a pedigreed past.

11/12/2019 By Kirsten Dobroth


The Making of Knapp Ranch

Instead of building yet another mountain-modern vacation home, publishing magnates Bud and Betsy Knapp built a homestead in Edwards dedicated to preserving the past.

06/07/2019 By Sarah Chase Shaw


A Down-To-The-Studs Remodel Perfects a Beaver Creek Basecamp

A family of Denver skiers tailors a Beaver Creek townhome to suit their exacting definition of a user-friendly slopeside vacation home.

02/11/2019 By Kirsten Dobroth Photography by Kimberly Gavin

Home Design

A Five-Star Update for a 1980s Creekside Condo

A much-loved condo in the former Cascade Village gets a mountain modern inspired by its luxury hotel neighbor.

03/06/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth


Marriage By Design

One couple’s quest to build a house—and a practice—that redefines the contemporary mountain home as architectural art.

02/09/2018 By Reilly Capps

Village Talk

A Historic Family Ranch Hits the Market

With the sale of Nottingham Ranch, the scion of the family that homesteaded Beaver Creek and Avon contemplates the end of an era.

02/09/2018 By Devon O'Neil

Ski Luxe

The Valley's Most Upscale Lodging Options

From luxe master suites to mountainside penthouses; a peek at some of Vail and Beaver Creek's swankiest home-away-from-homes.

11/17/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Mountain Living

The Valley's Most Expensive Airbnb Rentals

Ever wonder what the upper echelons of short-term rentals at the Beav and Vail go for per night during the peak of winter? So did we.

10/27/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth


A Design Duo Brings New Life to a Golf Course Condo

A Northwoods condo from the 1970s gets a dreamlike postmodern facelift.

06/12/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth


A Golf Course Condo Gets an Uplifting Makeover

A condo on the Vail Golf Course with Gore Range views gets elevated for the next generation with an aerie and a glass elevator.

06/12/2017 By Reilly Capps Photography by Kimberly Gavin


The Green Elephant Juice Bike is Rolling to a Park Near You

How do you know summer is back? Green Elephant’s pedal-powered juice outlet returns Nottingham Lake.

06/12/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth


A Peek Inside a Walden Pond-Inspired Mansion

The most expensive home in the valley takes its inspiration from Henry Thoreau’s ascetic cabin in the woods.

02/10/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth Photography by Ric Stovall

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Vail Bachelor Pads That Were Built for the Boys

A Vail architect creates two singular luxe mountain town homes that aren't for families.

11/22/2016 By Tom Winter Photography by Peter Gibeon and Kelly Gibeon

Real Estate

Are Tiny Homes the Solution to Our Housing Crisis?

Workforce housing is becoming an endangered species in Eagle County. Tiny homes could be a solution.

11/21/2016 By Tom Winter

Events, Deals and Happenings

The Agenda: Week of September 12

Where to go, what to do and the events you won't want to miss this week in the Vail Valley.

09/13/2016 Edited by Tom Winter


Open Spaces and Elbow Room: How to Have a Slice of the Old West in the Valley

Despite ongoing population growth and development the valley, those who want a place where they can run cattle and play cowboy can find the elbow room to do that.

08/09/2016 Edited by Tom Winter

Real Estate

Real Estate Spotlight on the Affordable Down-Valley Communities of Eagle, Eagle Ranch and Gypsum

Peaceful down-valley lifestyle and prices that remain in reach make these communities a good choice for locals and families looking to purchase their first home.


Real Estate

Wolcott, Red Sky and Bellyache Ridge

Views that go on forever.