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The 2015 Live Auction features exciting destination vacation items to bid on including a one week stay at a beautiful private home in the Colorado Mountains, and a one week stay in the Wisconsin Dells.  Learn more about these exciting auction items below.


Elk Meadow Lodge (4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms)

Enjoy a one-week stay at this 4-bedroom, 3.5 bathroom beautiful private mountain home.  Located within the gates of Ruby Ranch this private and secluded estate features an unparalleled setting. Sitting on 3 acres of aspen and pine forest, yet minutes to downtown Silverthorne, Dillon, I-70 and several ski areas.


With rustic luxury style, log accents, soaring trusses, and views of the surrounding forest and mountains, this home is the perfect blend of luxury in a unique ranch setting. Herds of elk are know to roam Ruby Ranch and much of the land operates as a functioning horse stable. Wildlife sightings are abundant.

If you are looking for a quiet, peaceful yet luxurious mountain location that is a 5 minute drive from all of the amenities of the Dillon / Silverthorne area, this would be the spot. 


The main level features the open concept Kitchen, Dining area and Great Room. With two story ceilings, soaring windows and exposed log trusses. A private south facing deck off the main level has outdoor dining and seating options, and the private hot tub. Soak in the hot tub while gazing at the meadow, aspen and pine forests and stars. The gourmet kitchen features a 6 burner stovetop plus griddle, double ovens, Sub Zero refrigerator, and is fit for a chef. 


The main level master bedroom has a King bed, cozy gas fireplace, and vaulted ceiling. The spa-like master bathroom has a oversized glass shower, soaking tub, and large double vanity. Bedroom 2 on the main level has a queen bed. 


Downstairs is the family room with pool table, wet bar, and large screen theater with surround sound system. Bedroom 3 has two twin beds that can be converted to a comforable King bed, plus a walk out patio. Bedroom 4 has two sets of twin bunk beds (total of 4 twins). Each bedroom downstairs has a private full bathroom. 


There is a 2 car heated garage. Two decks, gas grill, and over 3 private acres.  A unique setting in Ruby Ranch with open grassy meadows, horses, elk, moose, and fox. A private gated community just minutes from I-70 with access to Copper Mountain, Keystone Ski Area a 15 minute drive away or Breckenridge 20 minutes. Lake Dillon, the bike path, Dillon Marina, several local Breweries, numerous excellent restaurants and the outlet mall are all within 6 miles. Hiking, and biking opportunities abound! The Blue River is just down the hill for excellent trout fishing. Elk Meadow Lodge is named for the large herd of elk that have made Ruby Ranch their home. You will more than likely see this elk herd driving to and from the house. 

Graciously donated by Dr. and Mrs. Joseph M. Forrester, MD.

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