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Renowned Retreat in Vail Valley’s Coveted Casteel Creek to Headline Sotheby's "The Luxury Sales" Real Estate Auction in New York this March

Renowned Retreat in Vail Valley’s Coveted Casteel Creek to Headline Sotheby's "The Luxury Sales" Real Estate Auction in New York this March

Feb 8, 2024

Located in the heart of Colorado’s Vail Valley, we will secure the new owner on 21 March 2024 at live auction in cooperation with LIV Sotheby’s International Realty.

Renowned as one of the Vail Valley’s most pristine retreats, 2400 & 1683 Casteel Creek Road, nestled in the charming wilderness in coveted Casteel Creek, will soon have a new owner as the stunning property, encompassing two remarkable residences perched upon just under 56 acres of breathtaking Colorado mountainscape, heads to the auction stage via Sotheby’s Concierge Auctions. Listed at $45 million, the property is being offered No Reserve to the highest bidder in partnership with 

Barbara Gardner and Malia Cox Nobrega of LIV Sotheby's International Realty. 

Estimated to open between $15 million to $25 million, bidding will commence online beginning 7 March and culminate live on 21 March at Sotheby’s New York as part of its “The Luxury Sales”, a series spanning Hong Kong, London, Paris and New York. Showcasing the season’s best luxury items tailored to the increasing trend of cross-collecting, the event will include a specialist edit of the best watches, jewels, handbags, real estate, film posters, wine, and spirits.

The enclave of Casteel Creek is a gorgeous and unique mountain experience—beginning with a scenic drive through the forest and over a dramatic million-dollar bridge.

2400 Casteel Creek Road, a modern mountain mansion, effortlessly blends charming Western details with modern, high-end amenities. Featuring stone and wood accents, high ceilings, and floor-to-ceiling windows, the stunning main home comprises eight ensuite bedrooms, spacious and cozy living areas, a dramatic kitchen, a home theater, an ice cream parlor, and a complete fitness facility and spa. Notably, the home also features a 200-foot steel cantilevered viewing bridge that suspends mid-forest for taking in dramatic views of the Sawatch Range and sounds of the creek below and a custom saloon bar modeled after Jackson Hole’s Silver Dollar Saloon in the Wort Hotel. Guests can relish views of Finnegan’s Peak from the living room, while the hot tub offers vistas of the Gorge Range and the Sawatch Range mountains.

In addition to the main house, 1683 Casteel Creek Road offers a four-bedroom guest house, a western town-themed car & toy barn complete with an efficiency-type apartment and kitchenette, and an authentic sheriff's office.

"Casteel Creek is truly a private sanctuary in the Colorado mountains. With its unique plethora of indoor and outdoor amenities, prime location within minutes of the internationally acclaimed ski resorts of Vail and Beaver Creek, and exclusive access to immaculate wilderness, it stands as a prized possession for its next fortunate owner,” stated Gardner.

At Casteel Creek’s Coyote Lodge, state-of-the-art amenities are just steps away and are exclusive to its handful of owners. Provided by the HOA, Coyote Lodge is a 28,000-square-foot and exclusive entertainment venue, set on 38 acres offering guest suites reservable for owners and guests, a 65-foot climbing wall, an indoor lap pool and shooting range, a full catering kitchen and bar with a teppanyaki dining area, a lounge area and formal dining room/boardroom, a game room, golf simulator, and an indoor field-house with tennis/pickle-ball/basketball.

Outside, there is a trout-stocked pond, a full-sized outdoor turf field, a large patio, a hot tub, and a playground. In addition, there are miles of groomed trails for hiking, biking, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, and snowmobiling all with direct access to the White River National Forests. An on-property yurt completes the outdoor experience. 

“This stunning mountain property, adjacent to over two-million acres of National Forest Service is the perfect private family escape or ideal for a corporate retreat. Casteel Creek is an opportunity and experience unlike any other,” added Cox Nobrega.

Situated west of Denver, Casteel Creek is ideally located in Edwards, Vail Valley, Colorado. The Vail Valley offers a perfect blend of small-town charm and world-class recreation, making it one of the premier destinations in the state. Residents have access to a plethora of outdoor activities as well as a vibrant shopping and dining scene, ranging from casual favorites to fine dining experiences. During the summer months, residents can enjoy activities such as floating or rafting down the Eagle River, hiking the extensive trail network spanning thousands of miles, or golfing at one of the ten nearby world-class golf courses. In winter, residents can partake in snow sports right in their own backyard, including snowmobiling or cross-country skiing. The renowned Vail Resort and Beaver Creek Resort are only 22 and 15 miles from Casteel Creek, respectively. With its proximity to major hubs, the property is conveniently located 140 miles from Denver Airport, 30 miles from the Vail Jet Center and Eagle County Regional Airport, and 96 miles from Aspen, making it an ideal choice for an owner who is frequently on the move.

As the world’s largest luxury real estate marketplace, Sotheby’s Concierge Auctions is no stranger to selling exceptional properties. Concierge Auctions currently holds the world record for the most expensive residence ever sold at auction, a sprawling California estate called “The One,” which sold for $141 million in 2022. Notably, Sotheby’s Concierge Auctions successfully auctioned “La Dune,” the dual-home property on Gin Lane in Southampton, originally listed at $150M, for a record-breaking $79M in January 2024. 

"This remarkable retreat within Casteel Creek is a true luxury property," said Chad Roffers, CEO of Sotheby’s Concierge Auctions. "As the leading property auctioneer globally, in partnership with LIV Sotheby’s International Realty, I am confident that our combined experience handling one-of-a-kind assets like 2400 & 1683 Casteel Creek Road will bring forward competitive bidding, ultimately establishing market value through our access to the most capable buyers.”

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