Mammoth Lakes Real Estate Market Trends August 28, 2017

Deer Valley Ski Area, Utah Many of you may have already heard about the acquisition of Mammoth Mountain by KSL/Crown Family, who also just purchased Deer Valley in Utah.  The KSL/Crown company will come up with a new name and brand for the new partnership with a growing portfolio of ski resorts in North America.  Similar to Vail’s “Epic Pass”, eventually, Mammoth passholders will most likely have access to the conglomerate of ski resorts owned by KSL/Crown, which include:  Aspen Highlands, Colorado, Aspen Mountain, Colorado, Buttermilk, Colorado, Snowmass Ski Area, Colorado, Alpine Meadows, California, Bear Mountain Resort, California, Blue Mountain, Ontario, June Mountain, California, Mammoth, California, Snow Summit, California, Snowshoe, West Virginia, Squaw Valley, California, Steamboat Ski & Resort Corporation, Colorado, Stratton, Vermont, Tremblant, Quebec, and Winter Park Resort, Colorado.  As Mammoth is discovered by more people because of the new ownership and other resorts under their umbrella, perhaps this will drive more demand to owning real estate and prices will continue to rise. 

The current inventory levels have increased over the past couple of weeks, however, inventory levels are still quite low for late August.  There are 58 homes on the market, 85 condos and 46 lots.  Inventory for this time of year is usually double the amount for condos, which have been very popular under the $500K price point during spring and early to mid-summer months.  As of today, there are a total of 16 homes, 53 condos and 3 vacant land listings in escrow (in the process of selling).  The normal late summer rush of sales seems to have occurred earlier this year to coincide with the news of KSL/Aspen Skiing Company purchasing Mammoth Mountain.  For many people, the substantial snowfall this past winter and extended recreation for skiing/boarding might have also contributed to the demand for real estate. 

Some of the most popular areas for condo purchases in Mammoth are usually the Village at Mammoth (investment/income potential), ski-in, ski-out/slope side condos, golf course properties along the Sierra Star Golf Course and Snowcreek V, and meadow area condos (Snowcreek I, II, III & IV).  Below are some desirable condos on the market in some of these areas.

Properties in the Spotlight

Helios #2 Condo for SaleHelios #2 North: Village at Mammoth Adjacent, listed for $539,000, this 2-bedroom, 2.75-bath townhouse is steps to the Village.  This remodeled condo has 1,309 square feet of living space, features a spacious great room for entertaining large groups, underground parking for 2 cars and is being sold partially furnished.  This condo has great potential to generate income because of the close proximity to the Westin and the Village at Mammoth.  Monthly HOA dues are $638.00.  Because there isn’t an onsite rental management office (not considered a condotel), conventional financing is available.  Listing provided courtesy of Mammoth Village Properties.

74 Sunshine Condo for Sale Backing to Snowcreek MeadowSnowcreek I #74/74 Sunshine: Snowcreek Meadow Preserve, listed for $579,000.  This completely remodeled townhouse is located in one Mammoth’s best settings for a condo.  Backing to the Snowcreek Meadow Preserve, wake up to gorgeous views of the Sherwins and the Meadow.  The master suite features a deck overlooking the meadow with walking trails steps from the sliding glass door.  The spacious floor plan features 2 bedrooms and a loft, 2 baths and 1,339 square feet of living space.  This condo is being sold fully furnished and turn key.  Monthly HOA dues are $510.00.  This is a quality remodeled unit in a spectacular setting, and could be a great income-producing condo.  Listing provided courtesy of Mammoth Realty Group. 

Cabins at Crooked Pines ExteriorCabins at Crooked Pines #11: Sierra Star Golf Course, listed for $634,900.  Located on Lodestar Drive and backing to the Sierra Star golf course, this newer construction development, built in 2005, features underground parking, ski lockers, bike storage and beautiful park-like grounds and amenities.  Unit #11 has 3 bedrooms and a loft, 2 baths with 1,725 square feet of living space.  Beautifully furnished and meticulously well-kept, this condo is sold fully-furnished.  Monthly HOA dues are $1,054, but include unlimited propane, which is the main source of heating.  The complex is located on a quiet street yet very close to the Eagle Express chairlift out of Eagle Lodge.  Listed provided courtesy of Coldwell Banker.

Westin #211 2-Bedroom Condo for SaleWestin #211: Village Adjacent: Listed for $674,900, this 2-bedroom, 2-bath condo is located within the very desirable and highly requested “11 stack” at the Westin Monache condo hotel resort.  Very close to the fitness center and swimming pool, this unit grossed over $87,000 in 2016 and is on track to gross about the same this year.  The Westin has an onsite restaurant and bar and is right across the street from the Village at Mammoth.  Enjoy the conveniences of having shopping, dining, and Village gondola access to the ski area without having to drive.  Listed provide courtesy of Broker in Trust.

Eagle Run Ski In Ski Out Condos in WinterEagle Run #208: Ski-in, ski-out at Eagle Lodge, listed for $875,000.  This 3-bedroom, 2-bath condo is located right above Juniper Springs Lodge and Sunstone Condos in the Eagle Lodge area and offers great views to the East.  The condo has 1,371 square feet of living space and is being sold fully-furnished and turn-key.  The monthly common area dues of $1,047 include unlimited propane, which is the main source of heating.  The complex has two Jacuzzis and beautifully landscaped grounds in the summer.  You can’t beat the convenience of skiing to your front door in the winter or mountain-biking access in the summer.  Listing provided courtesy of Mammoth Realty Group.

For questions or to receive a link to view properties on the market tailored to your desired criteria, please feel free to contact me directly.

Verena Robinson, CA BRE 01512209
Mammoth Lakes Resort Realty
(760) 924-8521

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