Why Families Love Keystone Colorado Real Estate
The Keystone Ski Resort is only one of the great reasons families choose Keystone Colorado real estate when looking for Rocky Mountain properties. Keystone is home to approximately 1000 full-time residents. Located along Interstate 70 about an hour from Denver, Keystone is a convenient getaway and great home base for family outings.
Recreation around Keystone Resort
Vacationers love the layout, the extensive trail systems, and the location a little bit away from all the action. The pedestrian-friendly, bicycle-friendly resort offers a splash of ice-skating, fly-fishing, hiking, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, horseback riding, and high-mountain golfing. In the center of the resort is Keystone Lake, a great place for ice-skating, paddle boating, kayaking, and canoeing. Keystone Colorado is located off the shores of the highest mountain lake in North America – 5 square miles of Lake Dillon. Cyclists can take the Summit County bike trail or free shuttle to other nearby mountain communities.
Friendly Shops and Restaurants
Keystone Resort offers a variety of fun shops and galleries, excellent restaurants, and entertainment. Various types of lessons are also available nearby. Learn to ski, golf, or fly fish when you invest in a Keystone home. Walk or shuttle between villages.
Mountains at Keystone
Keystone Ski Resort is operated by Vail Resorts. Nestled up to 3 mountain peaks, Keystone Resort extends along a 7 mile stretch following the Snake River: Dercum Mountain, North Peak, and The Outback. The first is named after founders Max and Edna Dercum who envisioned the beautiful ski area in 1970. Terrain reaches an elevation of 12,408 feet. Keystone offers alpine and night skiing, terrain parks, and a variety of special activities on the mountain.
An excellent place to own investment property, the community features a large array of condominiums, townhomes, chalets, and single-family homes. Prices in Keystone are more affordable than in the heart of the large resorts such as Breckenridge.
- East Keystone is at the foot of the mountains. A great percentage of properties in this area are newer and thus more expensive.
- Lakeside Village features a vibrant setting along Keystone Lake and the skating rink – the centrosome for many conferences and events.
- Mountain House is the original ski Village at Keystone.
- River Run is the main village at Keystone. Flanks of condominium complexes close to the ski runs are popular as ever.
- West Keystone is near golf courses and larger acreage properties.
Events Held at Keystone Resort in Colorado
Keystone comes to life during several annual events and special events. For example, bicycle races, ski competitions, concerts, and barbecues are part of the culture here in Keystone. Horses clop through the streets during Frontier Days. Droves of cyclists come through during Keystone Climax bike races. There are 5 K and 10 K races and art festivals – just lots of ways to have some good, old-fashioned fun.
Summit County Schools serve families living in Keystone. Colorado Mountain College also operates 2 campuses in Summit County.
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