The Neighborhoods of Steamboat Springs, Colorado
Imagine a place that has everything that you love about Steamboat Springs right out your front door. Living in Old Town Steamboat offers that eclectic mix coupled with the heritage of a Western community that you dreamed of as a child. Where else in the world can your family participate in the oldest Winter Carnival in the world or leap from a ski jump year-round at the historic Howelsen Hill? All of this and so much more is found within walking distance from your new front porch.
Steamboat Springs boasts over 75 restaurants and bars, dozens of charming boutiques, and the nation’s best small town rodeo. Old Town Steamboat has a special feeling and it transcends to locals and visitors alike, making them come together as a community. This feeling comes from a rich history that encompasses everything from the buildings, the names, the people, and all the events and activities that take place year after year with the same continued enthusiasm and pride.
Fish Creek Area
Living in the Fish Creek area residents find the true family-oriented community that brought them to the Yampa Valley originally. Majority of homeowners in this area are full time residents with children…and for those who do not have kids you will find a couple of Labs in the front yard named Buck and Aspen. A great trail system meanders throughout the area leading from downtown to Steamboat Boulevard, where you will find plenty of hikers and bikers. The Fish Creek Falls area is situated just above town so you are greeted by all of the best views in the valley: Sleeping Giant to the ski resort. And the most photographed area in Steamboat, Fish Creek Falls is minutes away from all of these neighborhoods with an abundance of great hiking.
Majority of residences in the Fish Creek Falls area are free-standing homes, with a few duplexes and townhome communities throughout. As you climb up Fish Creek Falls Road the close-knit neighborhoods turn into larger, more private residences. There is a large variety of price and style in this area so be sure and take the tour. This is the definition of “something for everyone.”
A key phrase in real estate is often “location, location, location”, and the mountain area real estate is no exception. With a wide variety of property around our world-class ski resort it is no wonder why this product type is such a hot commodity. Residents here definitely have a backyard to brag about! The easy-access to Steamboat’s Champagne Powder makes first tracks a given on big snowfall mornings! Furthermore, the mountain area offers a wide variety of year-round activities ranging from World Cup ski events, professional mountain bike races, and a large amount of fantastic concerts all surrounded by a vast amount of restaurants and local boutiques. Choose your next trail from your bedroom window!
With a range of home styles and prices to choose from, and the accessibility of skiing, shopping and other activities, many people are happy to find a place to live in the mountain area. Additionally, a number of new developments are sprouting up all over the mountain area. Be sure and ask one of our qualified sales agents about Stonewood at Eagleridge, Widhorse Meadows, Edgemont, and a variety of condominiums up and around Ski Time Square.
Stagecoach, Colorado is residential community and recreational paradise located twenty minutes south of Steamboat Springs and the world famous Steamboat Ski Area. A land of exceptional natural beauty, Stagecoach is surrounded by the Routt National Forest and sits on the shores of Stagecoach Reservoir, where boating, fishing, hiking, biking, horseback riding, camping, and many other types of outdoor recreation beckon the adventuring spirit. The tail water of Stagecoach Reservoir offers gold medal fly fishing on the Yampa River while lake trout, sockeye salmon and record setting pike are pulled from the waters of the lake. The nearby Sarvice Creek and Flat Tops wilderness areas offer some of the most undisturbed beauty in all of North America. In the winter months, Nordic skiing, snowshoeing, ice fishing, and dog sledding are a few of the favorite local past times while the slopes of Steamboat are a short drive and Beaver Creek and Vail are just over an hour drive to the south.
Located 22 miles west of Steamboat in the heart of the Yampa Valley, you will find a town rich in Western heritage, open space and plenty of small-town charm. The one flashing red light in Hayden gives a historic feel to a town whose main trades were once coal mining and agriculture. Although still representative of what the town is today, Hayden has blossomed into an equitable and affordable place to call home in a heartfelt community. Today, Jefferson Street offers a handful of eclectic stores, restaurants, a town park with a new playground, a nice library and a well-stocked mercantile grocery store.
Prudential Steamboat Realty offers a dedicated Hayden office that is open seven days a week to help guide you in your real estate search. With brand new developments like Creek View Townhomes and Plaza, Valley View Industrial Park, and the Villages of Hayden there is an abundance of ground-floor opportunity that make the half-hour commute into Steamboat well worth it!
North Routt County
North Routt County stretches from Clark to the Wyoming border. With a variety of quaint communities and incredible recreational opportunities this area definitely a wonderful place to call home. Residing at a slightly high elevation the landscape of this area is very much the Alpine dream for those seeking the Rocky Mountain High! Tall pines, cool nights and plenty of peaks to climb offer a true retreat from our buzzling resort community.
During the winter, snowmobiling and backcountry skiing here are top-notch, with North Routt drawing "powder hounds" from around the state. During the summer, residents find themselves with easy access to fishing, camping, rafting, hiking, canoeing, kayaking, sailing and hunting.
Clark is a 30-minute drive north from the center of Steamboat Springs, while traveling further north to Hahn's Peak adds another 20 minutes. And there is no doubt that the commute is well worth it!