Gerald Ford’s ‘Winter White House’ in Colorado lists for $13M
A Vail, Colorado, mountain chateau that served as the vacation retreat for previous US President Gerald R. Ford and very first woman, Betty Ford has hit the industry for $13 million, The Write-up has uncovered.
Ford, an avid skier, is claimed to have lived in the house subsequent his presidency in the late 1970s and into the 1980s, in accordance to listing agent Tye Stockton with Compass, who is representing the seller.
“On a uncommon celebration, I have the privilege of symbolizing a storied home in Vail. 998 Ptarmigan Rd is that house,” Stockton explained to The Post. “Frequented by President Gerald Ford and to start with girl Betty, this gorgeous ranch-style house enjoys amazing usefulness to the coronary heart of Vail Village.”
Created in 1967, the household spans more than 5,800 sq. feet and is located involving the fourth and sixth fairways on the Vail Golfing Course.
Attributes of the roughly fifty percent-acre home involve an comprehensive wrap-around deck with mountain and golf program views and a substantial courtyard with an out of doors fire.
The primary level, which surrounds the courtyard, capabilities the main suite, wonderful place, dining home, and secondary visitor suite.
On the other conclusion of the dwelling is a connoisseur kitchen area with a peninsula bar, secondary king suite, and the mud/laundry area. On the lower degree is a leisure home with five supplemental guest rooms and garden-amount access to the out of doors warm tub.
Just a 50 %-mile from Vail Mountain’s Golden Peak base region, the historic residence is shut to a slew of town features which includes the aptly named Ford Amphitheater, Betty Ford Alpine Gardens and Character Center, Vail Golfing Class and Nordic Middle, soccer fields and volleyball courts, and the Vail bicycle path that operates from East Vail to Avon, in accordance to the listing.
Ford would dwell in the home until finally he moved to his famed Beaver Creek property that has glided on and off the industry in excess of the several years.
Ford, who served as the 38th president of the United States from 1974 to 1977 following Richard Nixon’s resignation, was the only president never to have been elected to the office of president or vice president.