Dercum’s Dash: Slope-side living at Keystone Resort, in the heart of Colorado Ski Country


An exclusive new development of single family estate residences is redefining slope-side living in the Colorado Rockies. Carved into the mountain and surrounded by national forest, Dercum’s Dash is a celebration of uncommon pursuit: A development resulting from a rare historic land trade with the national forest service that was 15 years in the making. The chance to be part of something this unique in Colorado ski country may never come again. The mountain is calling you.

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An enclave of enviable residences unrivaled in Summit County, Dercum’s Dash is a destination community of 24 single family estate homes located on the mountain of Keystone Ski Resort and bordered by the White River National Forest. Dercum’s Dash is the perfect retreat, tucked away from the commotion but still within steps to the Summit Express chair lift and gondola, and a short walk to the shops and restaurants of River Run Village. A hidden trail bordering beaver ponds and flowering meadows points you to the base of the ski area. You are at once in your own private world, while at the same time only a breath away from the beautiful Colorado Rocky Mountain experiences of your dreams. Every detail of this private community has been meticulously planned.

In Keystone, Colorado.

Conveniently located only 40 minutes from Eagle Airport and 1.5 hours from Denver International Airport, Keystone is Summit County’s largest ski resort. Consistently ranked as one of the best U.S. ski destinations for families, Keystone boasts three mountains with over 3,100 skiable acres, 20 lifts and two gondolas, as well as the largest night skiing operation under the celestial Colorado sky. The mountains offer challenging slopes from beginner to expert, as well as snow biking and snow cat skiing and is home to one of America’s best terrain parks. The cross country skiing is challenging for all levels, offering miles of groomed as well as national forest trails. Dercum’s Dash is the most convenient and luxurious place to experience all this, as your beautiful getaway in the heart of the Rocky Mountains.

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Adventures abound in all seasons for those who enjoy the sporting outdoors. Keystone is home to two amazing golf courses with 36 championship holes. The River Course at Keystone and Keystone Ranch golf courses have made Keystone one of the nation’s most respected mountain golf resorts. Imagine teeing off what is seemingly the edge of the world, launching your ball into the crisp, clear, Rocky Mountain air. At Keystone, you’re in for some of the greatest golfing of your life…in one of the most spectacular settings you’ll ever experience.

Those who can’t get enough of the outdoor life will enjoy fly fishing, boating, hiking, horseback riding, mountain and trail biking. A short 5-mile ride to pristine Lake Dillon reservoir will reward you with a bountiful supply of summertime activities. 26 miles of shoreline with a backdrop of the glorious mountains, the reservoir is perfect for boating, sailing, wandering the trails and enjoying a picnic. There are several places to launch a boat and two marinas. The reservoir is stocked with salmon, cutthroat and brook trout, to ensure great fishing, especially in early spring.

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A vacation destination of this standard demands supreme accommodation, and a unique opportunity to own a home of exceptional quality and luxurious finishes to match this stunning location is within your grasp. Crestwood Homes, with a highly respected reputation of fine craftsmanship, is creating the community of Dercum’s Dash much like a jeweled necklace along the neck of the great mountain. Each home features regionally-influenced architecture with majestic, hand hewn timber trusses, custom artisan cabinets and native stone finishes accented by soaring two-story, two-sided stone fireplaces. The master finishes also includes exposed timber trusses, solid wood doors and trim, hand forged wrought iron balusters and beautiful wood floors. Distressed solid cherry cabinets highlight the Wolf, Viking and Sub-Zero appliances. The generous-sized rooms are the perfect backdrop for abundant family gatherings. Private quarters are spacious but somehow convey a feeling of intimacy; they are places to regain your balance and soak away all your worldly concerns. An award-winning, heated outdoor living space invites family to enjoy the wilderness of Colorado. You are embraced by the national park which surrounds you, ensuring the sacred privacy found in Dercum’s Dash will always be protected. Your home on the slopes lets you feel the breath of each season and hear the mountain’s song. This is Dercum’s Dash. The place you’ve been waiting to call home.

Two homes are now completed and move-in ready: a mountain-modern retreat and also a mountain-rustic retreat. A home foundation is also available now with flexible, custom floor plans to create a unique home of your own. In addition to the fabulous homes ready to be delivered, Crestwood Homes has released five lots for home reservations with floor plans that are customizable, making your mountain dream home uniquely your own. (Home prices beginning at $2,500,000).

Contact Marty Frank (970-389-5068, [email protected]) now for inquiries, or visit and to discover more about this wholly unique vacation destination that your family will treasure for generations to come.