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ScupltFest team, fun run benefit efforts

      • By Sophie Stuber, Planet Contributor
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Aussie fire relief

Molly Perrault and Brooke Einbender sculpted a koala during this year’s SculptFest in Mountain Village to benefit the Koala Hospital. (Courtesy photo)

Telluride residents are familiar with the devastating effects of wildfires. The fires during the summer of 2018 were disastrous for parts of Colorado. Fortunately, most residential areas were spared. For the current wildfires in Australia, the same is not true.

The continent’s megafires are burning in populated areas, which is atypical. Wildfires of this scale usually burn in remote regions in Canada or Siberia, where they can burn out without threatening people, as

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By Leslie Vreeland, Contributing Editor Jan 17, 2020 Updated Jan 17, 2020

Tom and Anne Connor with their golden retrievers, Joya and Danny. (Photo by Leslie Vreeland/Telluride Daily Planet)

By the time you read this, the Dakota Home Store, a fixture on Telluride’s Main Street for more than two decades, will be no more.

All gone: the carefully selected tables and chairs, the scrupulously curated kitchen supplies. Goodbye to Joya and Danny, the golden retrievers who lounged inside the warm store in winter and greeted kids outside in summer.

For that matter, farewell to the golden-retriever-shaped salt-and-pepper shakers, one of the few items left in the store Friday afternoon. Tom and Anne Connor, Joya and Danny’s owners — also the owners of

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As we enter 2020 with significant optimism (setting aside politics - both domestic and international), a look over our shoulder at the 2019 Telluride Real Estate market revealed a record setting year. To begin, an extraordinary year in-general resulted in an 11% increase over 2018 in San Miguel County’s overall dollar volume to $594.3 mm. Additionally, a broader fourth quarter push in sales showed exceptional strength at $265.5 mm. December capped the year with a dollar volume of $96.9 mm, the highest grossing month of sales in San Miguel County’s history. [ READ: Telluride Real Estate Activity Report, Q4 ] The Town of Telluride showed record-setting metrics beginning with strong sales in the…
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From the Telluride Daily Planet:

San Miguel County officials talked Wednesday about protecting Gunnison sage-grouse habitat in the West End. (Photo courtesy of Colorado Outdoors via Telluride Daily Planet)

The Board of San Miguel County Commissioners discussed Wednesday the possibility of investing in San Miguel Power Association’s (SMPA) Totally Green program, which uses energy from 100 percent renewable energy sources. They also received an update on the Gunnison sage-grouse recovery plan, which aims to protect the bird’s habitat in the West End of San Miguel County.

Also slated for discussion was the consideration of an application by attorney Brad Switzer on behalf of Spitfire Realty LLC to vacate and realign part of a county road in

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Red Rock River Ranch

Dolores River Valley

An Unrivaled 321 Acre Landmark Ranch

Located 60 minutes from Telluride on the San Juan Skyway, Red Rock River Ranch embraces over a mile of the upper Dolores River and adjoins the San Juan National Forest, including private access to the former Stoner ski area. The iconic ski lodge has recently been remodeled into a charming 11 bedroom home, ideal for extended family or corporate entertaining. The property includes a historic ranch manager's home, large, well-kept barn, an outdoor riding/events arena, trout pond, several historic sheds, significant senior water rights and mineral rights. The desirable river frontage provides some of the region's most productive fly fishing, in addition to superb alpine

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According to USA TODAY:

Telluride has long been a recognizable destination name to most skiers, but it remains a white whale for many. It shouldn’t. The town’s old bones, tracing to the time when Telluride was a mining outpost, make for a striking foreground against the backdrop of a seemingly vertical box canyon whose upper walls reflect the sun an hour before rays hit the street in town. Top-end eateries and clever shops keep storefronts jammed and foot traffic circulating. Town runs right into the lower trails of the ski resort, with the Telluride Gondola climbing out and up into Mountain Village, a separate town where much of the ski resort operations and lodging sit. This combination of charming old buildings, striking scenery and proximity to

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Despite the worst winter drought since 1976, San Miguel County real estate boasted its second best year since 2007 with $537.5M in total sales based on 499 transactions. Dwindling inventory in a variety of market sectors and trying to keep pace with the stellar year of 2017 contributed to a year-over-year decline of 13% in overall sales volume and 19% decrease in transaction volume. Homes in the Town of Telluride continued to be a hot market sector. Four bedroom homes ranging from $1,150,000 to $5,290,000 drew the most attention with 15 sales. A trend emerged that homes considered as projects with potential upside or new and remodeled homes finished to a high level were in greatest demand. Town of Telluride Condominiums showed continued strength, however,

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233 S Oak Street

Town of Telluride

A Refreshing New Look

Newly remodeled, 233 S. Oak St. has undergone a stunning transformation to match its unbeatable location.  Zinque Design of Telluride has used their creative talents to implement the perfect blend of modern, yet warm interiors that will engage you the minute you walk in the front door. Glass enclosed stairwells add a new interior design element seldom seen in Telluride. Only two doors from the Gondola and Chair 8, within two blocks of 6 restaurants, this uniquely located 4 bedroom, 4.5 bath historic remodel is a rare offering in today's market.  

COMING SOON TO THE MLS

4 Bedrooms | 4.5 Baths | 3,578 s.f. | Newly Remodeled | Fully Furnished

Offered at $4,580,000

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Telluride Holiday Happenings 2018-19

If you are lucky enough to be spending the holidays in Telluride this year, here are some events and activities you don’t want to miss. There will be plenty going on besides all the downhill, back country, Nordic, & heli skiing you can handle.

SPECIAL EVENTS

December 22, 2018 @ 6pm

The Nutcracker @ Michael D. Palm Theatre – $15/students & $25/adults

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December 22 @ 8pm & 23 @ 2pm

Shawn Colvin @ Sheridan Opera House – $45 – $55

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December 23, 2018 @ 5:30pm & 8pm

Warren Miller’s Face of Winter @ Sheridan Opera House – $10/kids & $20/adults

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December 24, 2018 @ 6:30pm

Christmas Eve Torchlight Parade @ Town of Telluride – $Free

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301 N Oak Street

Town of Telluride

An Iconic Telluride Victorian

Situated on a preeminent oversized lot on the NW corner of Oak St. and Galena Ave., 301 N. Oak is an iconic Victorian, originally built in 1900 and exquisitely remodeled in 2008 and again in 2018. The elegant new remodel includes a completely updated gourmet kitchen, living room, dining room, guest bath on main level, guest bath on second level, plus master bath. In addition, the garage has been remodeled to accommodate a full-size Suburban plus an additional covered parking space, which provide two coveted covered parking spaces, rare for Telluride. Enjoy extraordinary ski area and Ballard views plus box canyon alpenglow from the spacious south facing deck.

3D VIRTUAL TOUR

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