Big Sky Mountain Village is the area that surrounds the base of Lone Mountain. It is also home to Big Sky Ski Resort, Spanish Peaks, and Moonlight Basin. Over the years, developments in Beehive Basin, Ulery’s Lake, and Cascade Ridge have also become grouped into the Mountain Village. There are many businesses located in Mountain Village, many of which are open seasonally for both winter and summer visitors. The Mountain Village is the area closest to Big Sky Resort and has the highest concentration of condominiums in Big Sky, several of which have existed in some form since the resort’s inception in the 1970’s. The elevation at Big Sky Mountain Village is 7,500 feet. Moonlight Basin, located on the northern side of Lone Peak, also has a number of condominiums, but also has a greater number of ski-in and ski-out homes located right on the slopes. Spanish Peaks, located just to the south also offers ski-in and ski-out homes.
If you are unfamiliar with the Big Sky area you can familiarize yourself with popular areas including Big Sky Mountain Village, Big Sky Meadow Village, Moonlight Basin, Spanish Peaks, and Yellowstone Club. Vist www.bigskytowncenter.com for additional information and a schedule of events and activities.
Big Sky Mountain Village Real Estate
Because of its proximity to the ski slopes as well as it’s scenic grandeur and appeal to visitors, the Mountain Village also represents an excellent value for Big Sky, Montana real estate investment. Whether you’re looking to own a rental property a vacation home or to purchase a recreational property, the Mountain Village offers close proximity to ski slopes, as well as businesses that offer seasonal employment opportunities. Some of the most popular real estate in Big Sky are Big Sky Mountain Village Condos. The Mountain Village area is divided between the counties of Madison and Gallatin. The county seat of Madison County is Virginia City. This distinction is important because of the differing real estate tax rates for Montana counties.
Big Sky Mountain Village Map
Big Sky Resort Golf Course
While not located in the Big Sky Mountain Village, the Big Sky Resort Golf Course is an award winning, scenic 18 hole par 72 public golf course at the Big Sky Meadow Village. The Arnold Palmer course is 6,500 feet above sea level, offering longer drives and spectacular views, and winds its way along the wildlife-rich banks of the West Fork of the scenic Gallatin River.
This scenic course was originally designed by Arnold Palmer in the early 1970’s. It has been updated several times to provide more exciting play. There are 18 holes with a par of 72 and features blue, gold, white and red tee boxes.
Be sure to stop by the Pro Shop for all your golf accessories and clothing needs, and the Bunker Bar and Grill after your game.
Big Sky Resort Skiing
Big Sky Resort offers the “Biggest Skiing in America” with 5,800 acres of terrain, 4,350 ft vertical drop, 250+ runs, 4 mountains, 29 lifts, 400+ inches of annual snow spanning Big Sky Resort, Spanish Peaks, and Moonlight Basin. The Lone Peak Tram is an aerial tramway at the Big Sky Resort that begins at the top of the Lone Peak Triple chairlift and unloads at the summit of Lone Mountain at 11,166 ft (3,403 m).
The Biggest Skiing in America is the sensation of endless terrain under an expansive big sky where guests come to leave crowds and traffic behind, lapping ski runs with hardly a wait. Big Sky Resort is big with four mountains connected by chair lifts providing families and friends of different skiing abilities a magnitude of intertwined terrain levels, notably the desired steeps the Lone Peak Tram accesses. Powder stashes are continually found throughout Big Sky due to the consistent snowfall in the Northern Rockies with a natural fall-line back to the village base. Acres trump skiers boasting about two acres per skier as they disburse over the inbound landscape. Big Sky is a resort without limits as guests enjoy a plethora of activities that go beyond skiing.