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How to Spend Your Christmas at Wintergreen

Wintergreen Mountain HomeIt’s the most wonderful time of year – Christmas is almost here! We hope you enjoyed the Thanksgiving festivities, but the fun is far from over. The holiday season at Wintergreen Resort is filled with merrymaking of all kinds and for all ages. The slopes are open daily from 9am to 10pm, with the exception of Christmas Day – they will open an hour late (at 10am) to give Wintergreen staff the chance to unwrap gifts with their family. We wanted to share a few of our favorite Christmastime events at Wintergreen for in between all of the skiing, snowboarding and tubing.

Holiday Events at Wintergreen Resort

Holiday Concert and Sing-a-long
December 20 at 6pm
Belt your favorite holiday tunes along with friends, family and storyteller/folk musician Bill Wellington in the Gristmill at the Mountain Inn.

Family Holiday Fun
December 21 at 7pm
Decorate cookies and listen to holiday stories read by Mrs. Claus and Santa’s Elves with your loved ones in the Crawford Room.

Santa on the Slopes - photo courtesy of Wintergreen Resort
Santa on the Slopes! Photo courtesy of Wintergreen Resort.

Santa on the Slopes
December 24, Noon-2pm
Spend Christmas Eve on the slopes with Santa himself – rumor has it, he will have candy!

Candlelight Christmas Eve Buffet
December 24, 5-9pm
Be sure to make reservations for this tasty, all-you-can-eat holiday buffet at the Copper Mine Bistro.


Cardboard Classic Vehicle Race

December 26, 7pm
Race your cardboard vehicle made at the workshop earlier in the day, or cheer on your favorite family in Ridgely’s Fun Park. The fastest, most creative, and best designed vehicles will receive prizes. Refreshments and campfires provided!

For more holiday events and information, view the Wintergreen holiday schedule. Stay tuned for a list of New Year’s Events!

Vacation Homes in Wintergreen

The Wintergreen community is a great place area for families and people of all ages. Whether you’re looking for a mountaintop retreat or a fun getaway, Wintergreen has something for everybody in all seasons. View our available listings or let us know what you’re looking for, and the Chase Team will help you find it.

Thanksgiving Weekend at Wintergreen

Wintergreen snowThanksgiving is a time for family, friends, food, and relaxation.  Enjoy it all at Wintergreen!  The snow is already falling, which makes the Blue Ridge Mountains an idyllic setting for the holidays.

Winter weather started early this year, which is fantastic news for Wintergreen lovers!   This morning it was reported that we have 2-3 inches of natural snow on the ground, in addition to what the snow machines have been putting out since last week!  Chilly weather brings people together, and we hope that your home away from home in Wintergreen is full of warmth this holiday weekend.

Wintergreen Events over Thanksgiving Weekend

Whether you want to spend some time on the slopes, participate in a wreath-making workshop, or snuggle up with a cup of cocoa and a good book, there is lots to do in Wintergreen this Holiday weekend.

We have compiled a list of some of the great events happening here this week:

Discovery Ridge Adventure Center
Fun for the whole family!  Indoor activities include video games, inflatables, pool table, air hockey, and more.  Outdoor activities include a rock climbing wall, miniature golf, bungee trampoline, tubing carousel, and more.
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 @ 12:00-7:00 pm (indoor)
Friday, November 28, 2014 @ 10:00 am-6:00 pm
Saturday, November 29, 2014 @ 10:00 am-6:00 pm
Sunday, November 30, 2014 @ 10:00 am-4:00 pm

Turkey Day 5K
Net proceeds from this run benefit the Nelson County Community Fund 
Where: Devils Knob Golf Course
When: Thursday, November 27, 2014 @ 9:00 am

Annual Ski Swap
Buy or sell used skis, boots, snowboards, and ski clothing
Where: Lookout Building
When: Friday, November 28, 2014 @ 10:00 am-3:00 pm

Grand Illumination
Where: Blue Ridge Terrace Courtyard
When: Friday, November 28, 2014 @ 6:30 pm
Cost: FREE

Opening Day on the Slopes

Snow is on the ground here in Wintergreen!  It’s time to enjoy some winter sports and have some fun with the whole family.
Skiing and Riding on 5 trails with 2 lifts
When: starting Friday, November 28, 2014 @ 9:00 am-5:00 pm
The Plunge Tubing Park
When: starting Friday, November 28, 2014 @ 12:00-4:30 pm

Find more at the Wintergreen Resort website.

Here to Help You Find Your Wintergreen Vacation Home

There is always something to see and do in Wintergreen.  Would you like to learn more about how to find your dream vacation getaway for the holidays?  The Chase Team can help!  There are great homes available now in Wintergreen, VA.  Contact us today!

Until next time,
Brian

Wintergreen VA Real Estate Market Shows Gains in Fall 2014

Wintergreen Home Buying 1Local home sellers on the Wintergreen, VA real estate market are feeling fairly encouraged since the latest market data has come in.

After all, the data shows an unmistakable increase in active listings. And closed sales are also showing year-over-year increases.

Meanwhile, closed sales and active listings are both ahead of the five year average, which is an encouraging sign indeed!

Continue reading to learn more about the current state of the housing market and how it may impact you as a Wintergreen home seller.

A Closer Look at the Wintergreen Housing Market

Here’s an overview of the latest data report on Wintergreen:

  • There were 252 active listings in October.
  • The number of active listings was up 14 percent year-over-year in October.
  • There were 27 new listings in October.
  • That figure was up 42.1 percent year-over-year.
  • There were 14 closed sales in Wintergreen in October.
  • The number of closed sales has increased 16.7 percent year-over-year.
  • Meanwhile, data indicates that the five-year average for active listings is 240, meaning that listing activity was
  • higher than the five year average in October.
  • And the five-year average for closed sales was 13, meaning that the closed sales activity is also higher for
  • October than the average.
  • The median sales price for all homes in 22958 during the month of October was $256,500, up 15.3 percent
  • from October 2013.
  • Meanwhile, the median sales price for all detached homes was $310,000, up 11.1 percent from last year.
  • Finally, the median sales price for all condos in 22958 was $173,000, down 16.8 percent from last year.

How Can I Help You Sell Your Wintergreen Home

Save for recent condominium sales activity in Wintergreen, all housing market activity in Wintergreen lately seems to be favoring the home seller.

To really capitalize on this recent activity and get the best price for your property, you’ll want to work with an experienced REALTOR® who knows the local housing market exceptionally well.

That’s where I can help! Contact me, Brian Chase, today and I would love to start working on a comprehensive and unique marketing plan for you that’s going to get your home sold quickly – and for the best price possible.

Until next time,

Brian

Celebrate Autumn The Right Way in Wintergreen

Wintergreen fallIf you’ve never visited Harvest Fest at Wintergreen Resort in Virginia, you are truly missing out on a spectacular event!

With its tagline, “Halloween the Wintergreen Way,” this festival promises to give you and your family priceless memories that you’ll cherish for years to come.

Harvest Fest actually kicked off last weekend. But lucky for anyone who hasn’t been yet, the event returns this weekend, from Oct. 24 to 26.

Wintergreen Tips on Harvest Fest

This event celebrates the bounty of autumn. Over the weekend, you can do everything from decorate your trick-or-treat bucket with the kids to participating in the resort trick or treating event.

Here’s a breakdown of the calendar of events this weekend:

Friday, October 24
8 pm Campfire & Storytelling With Bill Wellington.
Location: Discovery Ridge Fire Pit
Complimentary

Saturday, October 25

10 am-5 pm Discovery Ridge Adventure Center Open

10:30 am-2:30 pm Zipline Open

1-4 pm Spooktacular Workshop. For $25, you can enjoy some wicked fun with pumpkins and crafts. Those who          just want to do pumpkin carving and cookie decorating pay $15. Reservations are required. Call 434-325-8180

5 pm Resort Trick or Treating. Complimentary if in costume. Meet at the Discovery Ridge Adventure Center at           4:30 to begin the Trick-or-Treat Parade. A costume contest will immediately follow

 7 pm Family Movie on the Big Screen – Monster High: Best Wishes. Location: Discovery Ridge Adventure Center
Complimentary popcorn; refreshments available for purchase.

Sunday, October 26

10 am-5 pm Discovery Ridge Adventure Center Open

10:30 am-2:30 pm Zipline Open

If you do plan to check out the festival this weekend, plan to spend an extra day to see fall’s colors from the very top of the mountain the bottom. There are also a number of exceptional recreational amenities available right on site, including hiking, spa treatments and excellent dining options.

Here to Help With All of Your Wintergreen Real Estate Needs

If this community sounds like the kind of place you would like to call home year round, then please don’t hesitate to contact us at The Chase Team today.

We’re your dedicated Wintergreen real estate experts and we would love the opportunity to assist you, starting with telling you about available listings for sale.

Until next time,

Brian

Thinking of Buying a Vacation/Retirement Home? Why Wait?

RosewoodSunset1Our resort and second home real estate market continues to be under appreciated offering opportunities for buyers to purchase resale properties at prices that are anywhere from 10-20% below what it would cost to duplicate them.  If you have an interest Wintergreen real estate or Stoney Creek real estate, follow the link below to read more.

Thinking of Buying a Vacation/Retirement Home? Why Wait?

Wintergreen Condo for Sale ~ 1827 High Ridge Ct ~ Brochure

1827 High Ridge Court Brochure

Turn-key renovated in 2012 with exquisite finishes and decor. Kitchen features glass-front cabinetry with granite counters, glass tile backsplash, and Fridgidaire “Gallery” stainless steel appliances. Hardwood floors throughout and are complimented by elegant furnishings. Convenient to Devils Knob Tennis, Golf, and Restaurant; Wintergarden Spa & Fitness & Aquatics Center; skiing, shops. No steps to gain entry (served by elevator). Enjoy million-dollar mountain views from a special mountain condo. Brought to you by Brian Chase, your Wintergreen real estate broker.

 

 

Wintergreen real estate ~ 2034 Stone Ridge Condo ~ Price Reduction

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Price reduced more than $10,000 on the fabulous turnkey renovation. New flooring, new kitchen cabinets and granite counters, new bath vanities and flooring, new furnishings. Ground floor walk-out to grassy area from living room patio. Views of 18th fairway on Devils Knob course. Stone Ridge is adjacent to the Spa and is a short walk to the Devils Grill and Nature Foundation. Drive or catch the shuttle for a two minute ride to tennis, skiing, dining, and shops.  Contract Brian Chase and The Chase Team, your Wintergreen VA real estate broker, for more details 434-296-9860.

Wintergreen Condo for Sale ~ 1624 Overlook ~ Brochure

Great value on a seldom available, 4 bedroom and 4 full bath Overlook condo. Spectacular rolling mountain views plus a commanding view of the ski slopes in winter. Dramatic vaulted ceiling in the great room with an open floor plan to the kitchen and dining room. Large wrap around deck and wet bar, great for entertaining. Huge master suite and bath. Walk to Devils Knob Tennis, Devils Knob Golf and Restaurant, Wintergarden Spa & Fitness & Aquatics Center. Enjoy July 4th fireworks from your deck. Brought to you by Brian Chase, your Wintergreen real estate broker.