Summit County, CO Homes for Sale
Summit County Real Estate
Summit County is home to four of Colorado's premier ski resorts, which make it a favorable destination for both national and international travelers. With an altitude varying from 8,000 - 14,000 feet, Breckenridge, Keystone, Copper Mountain, and locals' favorite, Arapahoe Basin, boast plenty of fresh powder during the winter. While skiing and snowboarding are the main attraction, other winter recreational activities, such as Nordic skiing, ice skating and snowmobiling, prevail as well. All of this is less than 2 hours from Denver and the Denver International Airport.
In addition, Summit County is gaining a reputation as a great summer destination as well. Summers in the mountains maintain mild temperatures, perfect for hiking, mountain biking and cycling. Many of the hikes in Summit County provide expansive vistas. During late June and July, take in the blooming alpine wildflowers or cast your fishing line in one of the many lakes and rivers. Kayaking and sailing on Lake Dillon is popular as well. The summer season is filled with festivals and concerts. With it's international reputation, fine dining opportunities are plentiful as well as cultural events.
Real estate in Summit County continues to maintain and even increase in value. Most people buying property in Summit County are looking for that ski-in, ski-out second home or condo. Golf properties and houses set near lakes and rivers can be found in Frisco, Dillon and Silverthorne. Each area has it's own feel and characteristics, but they all offer mountain living at it's finest.