Silverthorne Homes for Sale in Sage Creek Canyon
Check out the impressive value of Silverthorne homes for sale. North of Lake Dillon, a few miles from the resort towns in Summit County, Colorado, Silverthorne nestles between the Gore Range and the Continental Divide. The altitude is 8700 feet. Today, we’ll talk a little about properties Silverthorne’s Sage Creek Canyon neighborhood.
An intimate subdivision of about 30 residents, Sage Creek Canyon comprises a loop of oversized lots next to the Lower Blue River. The undulating geography of the foothills allows for privacy and glorious Rocky Mountain vistas. Thick forests and layers of mountains, crowned by sunsets—imagine that! And residents can hike down to the river for some early morning fishing.
Sage Creek Canyon Beginnings
Sage Creek Canyon subdivision started slowly about in the early 1960s. At about the same time, new ski areas were opening in the forests of Summit County. Unique custom homes were built over a long timeframe. Each cabin, log home, ranch style home or modern Colorado mountain style estate adds its own quiet zest.
Details – Sage Creek Canyon Subdivision
Sizes of home sites in Sage Creek Canyon range from about a half-acre to over an acre. Existing homes feature between 2500 and 5000 square feet of living area and offer three to five bedrooms. Prices range from approximately $750,000 to $1.5 million.
This popular subdivision is in demand. Contact us if you are interested in these Silverthorne homes for sale. We’ll let you know when Sage Creek Canyon properties come onto the real estate market.
Why Locals Choose Silverthorne Colorado
For many reasons, buyers ask to see comparable Silverthorne homes for sale. It is a place to breathe in the fresh mountain air while relaxing on the deck or patio. Silverthorne is known as a place for locals. Real estate prices are lower than in the resorts. More people are full time residents. Townspeople create many fun and old-fashioned ways to enjoy each other. They organize events in town or at the schools and parks. Visitors come to the Outlets at Silverthorne or the state-of-the-art recreation center.
From here, you can catch a glimpse of Buffalo Mountain or Red Mountain, Tenderfoot or Ptarmigan, and Ten Mile peaks. Leave from a local trailhead and get lost in the pristine national forests and wilderness all around.
Take the Summit County bike trail around Lake Dillion (make stop to watch the sailboats or fish, too) or into mountain towns and resorts. It is easy to see how this became a ski capital. Within minutes, the hearty can be out on the slopes at Copper Mountain or Keystone, Breckenridge or Arapahoe, and Vail ski resorts.
Families living in Sage Creek Canyon subdivision attend Silverthorne Elementary, Summit Middle, and Summit High schools. Higher educational opportunities are available at Summit County campuses Colorado Mountain College in nearby Dillon and Breckenridge.
Silverthorne is less than two hours from the Denver International Airport. Take Interstate 70 to Highway 9. Turn north on Highway 9. Turn right on Fernalld Lane and again on Sage Creek Canyon Drive.
Contact us for details about properties in Sage Creek Canyon. Realtors from RE/MAX Properties of the Summit can be reached at:
- 220 South Main Street, Breckenridge, Colorado 80424; 970-453-7000
- 305 Main Street, Frisco, Colorado 80443; 970-668-5300
- 135 Dercum Drive #U6, Keystone, Colorado 80435; 970-513-0404