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Fun Facts About Telluride


Telluride is known for its quirky charm. Here’s a sampling of what makes this place so interesting:

  • Telluride has the only free gondola public transportation system of its kind in North America.
  • At 9,078 feet above sea level, the Telluride Regional Airport is the highest commercial airport in North America.
  • At the east end of Telluride, Bridal Veil Falls is Colorado’s tallest free-falling waterfall at 365 feet.
  • Ski Magazine rates Telluride Ski Resort in the Top 10 ski resorts in North America.
  • Conde Nast Readers rates Telluride Ski Resort #1 ski resort in North America for the last 2 years in a row.
  • Conde Nast Readers rates Telluride, Colorado in the Top 10 “Best Small Towns in America”.
  • Conde Nast Readers rates Telluride, Colorado in the Top 20 “America’s Best Cities for Foodies”.
  • Telluride Helitrax is Colorado’s only helicopter ski company and has been in operation since 1982.
  • Telluride was the first city in the world to have electric streetlights. Once called the “City of Lights,” the world’s first alternating current (AC) power plant was built here.
  • Telluride Film Festival has premiered the last 4 out of 5 Academy award-winning movies.
  • Olympic Silver Medalist Gus Kenworthy has roots in Telluride and a street dedicated to his name.
  • Butch Cassidy robbed his first bank in Telluride on June 24, 1889, walking away with over  $24,000.
  • The Galloping Goose’s oldest bus, #101, runs on non-toxic, biodegradable, vegetable oil-based biodiesel fuel.
  • There are no chain restaurants or shops in Telluride.
  • The nearest stoplight is 45 miles away.

For more information on Telluride, visit Telluride’s Visitor’s Center here.


Inspired: Autumn in Telluride


Visit Telluride Today!

Autumn in Telluride is one of the most beautiful seasons anywhere in the Colorado region, delivering an exceptional Fall getaway.

For more information on Telluride and to plan a trip, click Visit Telluride.

To explore the opportunity of calling Telluride your “Home Away From Home”, contact us at 970.369.7700 and we will be happy to assist you in discovering the significant benefits and value of owning property in the Telluride Region.

To visit Telluride Luxury Properties, click here.

VIDEO: Tour 221 Touchdown Drive, Mountain Village, Telluride, Colorado


Tour this exceptional log, timber & stone estate set atop a 1.43 acre knoll-top site with panoramic views wrapping of the Telluride peaks, ski area and valley. A winding drive opens to a home with generous spaces and custom finishes that comfortably accommodate all.

Browse the catalog for 221 Touchdown Drive here.

For more information on 221 Touchdown Drive, click here.

To visit Bill Fandel’s website Telluride Luxury Properties, click here.

Just Listed: 261 Adams Ranch Road


Adams Ranch Road property, Mountain Village, Telluride, Colorado.

This Asian-inspired mountain retreat has been carefully shaped and crafted by its owners over the last 15 years to offer a serene escape in the heart of the Telluride peaks…one enters the warm & inviting log & stone residence through a centuries-old gate via walkway threading its way through mature gardens. A large stone fireplace and floor-to-ceiling windows frame views of the surrounding woods and 13,000-foot peaks…the open living area opens out to covered decks and porches leading to a short bridge and beautifully-crafted traditional pagoda, ideally-suited for quiet reflection, reading, yoga or intimate dining….a rare and inspiring offering…timeless and serene….certain objects of art and antiquities may be included in a sale for interested parties.

For more information on 261 Adams Ranch Road, click here.

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United Kingdom’s “The Telegraph” features Colorado Mountain Retreat: 105 Highlands Way

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Visit to view this property and all fine properties and estates represented by Bill Fandel, Telluride Sotheby’s International Realty

ASPIRE is here! Bill Fandel’s Marketing and Luxury Real Estate Portfolio, Summer 2014

ASPIRE is here! Bill Fandel's Marketing and Luxury Real Estate Portfolio, Summer 2014



Bill Fandel of Telluride Sotheby’s International Realty, a luxury real estate firm based in Telluride, Colorado recently participated in the 2014 Sotheby’s International Realty® Leadership Forum, which brought together nearly 300 network members worldwide.

This dynamic, three-day event, which was held at The Breakers Palm Beach, Florida, provided a unique opportunity for Sotheby’s International Realty brokers, owners and managers to network and share best practices.

“The Leadership Forum provides a great value to our firm,” said Bill Fandel. “It offered the opportunity to network with some of the world’s most talented real estate professionals and learn more about the industry and the Sotheby’s International Realty brand’s vision for the future.”

Bill Fandel of Telluride Sotheby’s International Realty offers exclusive Sotheby’s International Realty marketing, advertising and referral services designed to attract well-qualified buyers to the firm’s property listings. In addition, the firm and its clients benefit from an association with the Sotheby’s auction house, which promotes real estate referral opportunities with auction house clientele.

As a Sotheby’s International Realty affiliate, the firm also has the unique ability to refer its real estate clientele to the auction house for jewelry, art, unique furniture and collectible appraisal services. Property listings of Bill Fandel, of Telluride Sotheby’s International Realty also are marketed on the global website, as well as on the firm’s local website,

“The Leadership Forum brings together our network members from all over the world with the common goal of sharing their unique experiences and market insights,” said Philip White, president and chief executive officer, Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC. “This year’s conference provided attendees with an overview of the brand’s strategic vision and priorities for the future. They heard about our exciting and innovative plans on the marketing front and how to leverage our unique relationship with the Sotheby’s Auction House.”

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“Times Video” – the new collaboration between The New York Times and Sotheby’s International Realty launches with video featuring an extraordinary Telluride kitchen

Click image to view video – A featured property of Bill Fandel, of Telluride Sotheby’s International Realty, is 427 Benchmark Drive – featured in Sotheby’s International Realty’s “Extraordinary Angles” video series and premiering now on the New York Times’ “Times Video”.

Bill Fandel Presents Telluride, Colorado

Enjoy a brief narrative of Telluride and all it’s majestic offerings as hosted by premiere Telluride Sotheby’s International Realty Broker Bill Fandel.

Bill Fandel’s Telluride Properties Featured in Sotheby’s International Realty’s “Extraordinary Angles Inspired By Kitchens”

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