Buying a home in Telluride Colorado

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Telluride is an awe inspiring town, full of majestic beauty, incredible outdoor activities, and a strong sense of community and adventure. Whether buying or selling a home in Telluride, Telluride Realty and Investment is here for you today, tomorrow and beyond. Contact us to find out more about Telluride properties for sale and discover the local side of Telluride. We look forward to helping you buy, sell, or invest.

Hello, this is John Janus with Telluride Realty and investment. I came to Telluride to ski in the winter and stayed for the summer. That was 30 years ago. Not a particularly unusual scenario. Here in Telluride, many of the second homeowners really appreciate the high quality of life and the world-class skiing that’s available. But it’s the year round recreational opportunities, along with fantastic weather that makes them want to stay.

Living full time in Telluride is probably one of the most unique, small town experiences that one could have anywhere in the world. Our school systems are consistently rated as some of the best in the nation, as well as Colorado. Telluride is one of only 13 national landmark historic districts in the United States. The town of Telluride is just eight blocks wide and 12 blocks long. Because of it’s significant role in the history of America West, the core area of Telluride was designated as a National Historic Landmark district in 1964. This listing is the highest level of historic status available from the United States Secretary of the Interior. These sites are so special that they are eligible for consideration to become a national park. With the towns colorful Victorian era home, clapboard snore storefronts, boutiques, art galleries, gourmet restaurants, historic buildings, and more, Telluride is an absolute delight to explore.

Our citizens are committed to preserving tellurides historically significant architecture, open space, traditional design elements. And most of all, Telluride’s small town, mountain lifestyle. Telluride has the only free gondola public transportation system of its kind in North America. And yet, Telluride is 45 minutes from the nearest stoplight. Telluride is within two and a half hours drive to Mesa Verde National Park, Canyonlands National Park, Arches National Park, Canyon of the Ancients National Monument, the mountain biking mecca of Moab, Utah. The bustling college town of Durango, and two of the largest bodies of water in the state of Colorado.

For over 30 years, the name Telluride has been synonymous with its signature events. Where the musical, cultural, culinary, scientific, athletic, or unusual. With many festivals offering heading into their third decade. Telluride festivals have evolved and grown, and continue to inspire the loyal fans who make the annual journey to this beautiful Canyon.

With a variety ranging from arts and music to outdoor pursuits. There’s an event to match every passion. Longstanding offerings, such as a Mountain Film, Telluride Film Festival, Bluegrass Festival, and the Jazz Festival are known among film and music aficionados for attracting the best filmmakers and musicians in the world. The Mushroom Festival and the Imogene Pass Run, further exemplify the eclectic offerings of Telluride.

When it comes to dining out, some of the country’s most celebrated chefs call Telluride home. Truth is you sort of work up an appetite here. And whether you’re looking for a fresh pizza or free range steak, we’ve got a collection of restaurants that will get your mouth watering, just talking about them. Now here’s a relatively short list of accolades telluride has recently racked up. Telluride Skiers recently named the number one ski resort in North America. And Conde Nast travelers, annual reader survey again. National Geographic, world’s 25 best ski towns includes Telluride. Ten most scenic cross country skiing destinations. Travelocity says Telluride is one of the seven best places to check out breathtaking foliage this fall. The best place to see fall colors in the US says the Lonely Planet. Nine gorgeous fall getaways worth visiting every year, according to the Jet Setters readers. Reader’s Digest calls Telluride the most majestic mountain town in America. Telluride is rated in the top ten ski schools for children. Forbes says Telluride has the top American wine festival. The Know calls Telluride, Colorado the number one small town in America, again. Telluride is rated as one of the 24 most romantic cities in the world. According to Town and Country Magazine. Telluride is one of the top ski towns and a just as spectacular in the summer. Out There calls Telluride the most beautiful place to spend a weekend in Colorado. Today says Telluride is one of the top ten places to visit in America. Reader’s Digest says Telluride is the most charming small town in the state of Colorado. The ten best places to vacation across America, according to CNBC. Architectural Digest calls Telluride Colorado’s most photographical place. 303 magazine says Telluride is one of the nine friendliest towns in America. Number one best small town to visit in the country, according to the Gazette. Telluride has one of the top five campsites says Expedition. And Telluride it is one of the seven cool places to move before everyone else does. I get a particular kick out of this one, Outside Magazine says Telluride has one of the eighth, most spectacular hot tubs in the world. Imagine how far up the list Telluride would be if you took the actual cities off the list. We’re also a town known for playing hard and that doesn’t stop when the sun goes down. In fact, the USA Today ranked Telluride, top five ski resorts for nightlife.

When the restrictions are lifted and lifted soon I hope, wander main street for some saloon hopping, catch some live music, or tuck into a wine bar and enjoy our friendly festive atmosphere for yourself. The arts are alive in Telluride. The town has received the prestigious governors art award. And the tenured arts district, which follows the boundaries of town is a certified Colorado creative district. The Telluride Arts District is both a geographic area and an organization that provides a vibrant voice and resource for the local arts community, supporting artist, sponsoring events, and connecting the public to the area’s wonderfully vast array of arts and culture. One of the organization, the Ah Haa School of the Arts, offers classes in everything from pottery, to dance, to book binding. There’s even a monthly art walk for locals and visitors alike to get out to stroll downtown, enjoy a glass of wine, and admiring all the latest exhibits. Telluride Realty Investment prides itself on its service, experience, and vast knowledge of Telluride real estate, and the surrounding area. Working with a smaller real estate company you get the personal attention, the guidance that you deserve. Contact Telluride Realty & Investment today! Phone or Text (970) 728-3205  Email:

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