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Top Mountain Biking Destinations to Visit with THIRDHOME


July 10, 2019 • By Margeaux Gerwin

Are you a mountain biking enthusiast? These THIRDHOME properties are for you!

While some vacationers prefer to relax pool or beachside during their stay, some explorers prefer to be a little more adventurous. Keep reading to view a selection of THIRDHOME luxury properties that are located by some of the most exciting mountain biking trails in the world!

United States

From the Rockies to the Appalachians, the United States offers plenty of thrilling off-road terrains for mountain biking! Check out some of these ideal biking properties in Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Colorado.

Sun Valley, Idaho

Sun Valley Mountain Estate | Sun Valley, Idaho


Big Smoky Trail

Ride through the Sawtooth National Forest on an 18.4 mile straightaway or 57-mile loop. Shuttle services are available from Sun Valley. After the snow clears in July, enjoy clear meadows, rocky switchbacks and and river views.

Big Smoky Trail

The spectacular mountain views are just the start to what’s special about this home. The photos don’t do it justice, you must visit and see for yourself! Three sides of the house overlook large ponds, where you are likely to spot bald eagles, elk, moose, great blue heron and other local wildlife. Outside, enjoy the 2.5 acres of landscaped gardens and three smaller ponds with fountains. Offering 4 spacious bedrooms and only 8 minutes from the nearest mountain, outdoor activities couldn’t be closer! Click here for all properties located in Sun Valley, Idaho.

Big Sky, Montana

Spanish Peaks Ranch | Big Sky, Montana


Mountain to Meadow Route

Accessible from the base of Big Sky ski resort, this trail allows bikers to explore the ski area trails during the summer. This 5.8 mile one-way trail has a gradual ascent and is great for intermediate riders.

Mountain to Meadow Route

Spanish Peaks Ranch is as beautiful in the summer as it is exciting in the winter. This fabulous five-bedroom, six-bathroom, 5,400 square-foot ranch offers all guests the cozy comfort and panoramic views that come with Mountain living, as well as the luxury of unique architecture and amenities. Big Sky Resort is just down the road and offers an exclusive spa that is accessible to guests as well as easy planning for outdoor activities. Click here for all properties located in Big Sky, Montana.

Bend, Oregon

Stonewood Bend | Bend, Oregon


Flagline

Explore the Flagline trail, a 12.1-mile loop with plenty to see! Your ride will begin with amazing views of Broken Top and Cascade mountains. This ride also has options to make your trip easier, or if you’re ready, more challenging!

Flagline

This custom Northwest-style home is comprised of 8,000 square-feet with four bedrooms and seven bathrooms! Located in Bend, Oregon, with incredible views of the Deschutes River, guests are able to enjoy a luxurious stay surrounded by beautiful greenery. The expansive great room boasts a soaring stone fireplace and floor-to-ceiling windows, giving an ideal spot to unwind and take in the beauty of the surrounding landscape. Pilot Butte and Tumalo Falls are located nearby to give guests the opportunity to bike and explore some incredible scenery! Click here for all properties located in Bend, Oregon.

Mt. Crested Butte, Colorado

Black Diamond Summit | Mt. Crested Butte, Colorado


401 Trail Loop

Start your ride with a 5-mile climb up the Gothic road to Schofield Pass. This trail is known to be one of the peaks of alpine biking! This is 14.1-mile loop with endless views of the Elk range.

401 Trail Loop

This expansive residence is positioned on Mt. Crested Butte in the ultra-exclusive ski in/out “Summit” area and takes in unparalleled views of the surrounding scenery. From this home, you can look over the Crested Butte Resort, the town and valley! Not to mention, 17 mountain peaks are visible from almost every room in the house. In the winter time, guests are able to ski-in and ski-out, but in the summertime, guests are free to bike the beautiful trails all around wonderful Crested Butte! Click here for all properties located in Crested Butte, Colorado.

Aspen, Colorado

Luxury Family Home on The Roaring Fork River | Aspen, Colorado


Aspen Snowmass Mega Loop

This breathtaking and challenging trail is an expert mountain biker’s dream! This 59.9-mile loop is a thrilling and exhilarating ride for those up to the challenge. Enjoy the landscape around you as you ride!

Aspen Snowmass Mega Loop

This beautiful 5-bedroom, 5-bathroom, 5,500 square-foot family home is located in a lovely neighborhood on a private road just 15 minutes from downtown Aspen! Located right on the Rio Grande Trail, adventurous guests are able to bike or hike their way to downtown Aspen or simply explore the nature-filled trail! Click here for all properties located in Aspen, Colorado.

Canada

If you’re dreaming of mountain biking with lake views or in the incredible atmosphere of Vancouver, get ready to reserve a stay in Canada!

Saint-Donat, Canada

Lakefront Designer Home | Saint-Donat, Canada


Jazz

This steep, single track trail was completely built by volunteers. If you’re looking for fast and downhill, this is the trail for you!

Jazz

This home is located on Lake Archambault, one of the nicest lakes in the Laurentians! This lakefront home is the perfect getaway for any guest wanting to explore the Canadian outdoors. Offering 4 bedrooms and accommodating up to 8 guests, there is plenty of room for the entire family! Saint-Donat is becoming increasingly popular among cyclists, who like to take the challenge of riding along the famous Chemin du Nordet to reach the village of Mont Tremblant! Click here for all properties located in Mont Tremblant, Canada.

North Saanich, Canada

Vancouver Island Dream | North Saanich, Canada


Mt. Fromme

This 6.6-mile loop is also a trail for experts! Start your ride with a challenge by climbing Mountain Highway. Enjoy views of beautiful Mt. Fromme from every which way!

Mt. Fromme

If you’re looking to escape from the hustle and bustle of the city, there’s no better spot than this elegant four-bedroom waterfront home. Nestled on 5,000 square-feet surrounded by the gorgeous natural splendor of Vancouver Island, this home includes access to your own private dock! Explore the nature around the home by biking the nearby trails all around Vancouver Island. Click here for all properties located in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Europe

Europe is full of unparalleled scenery from historic landmarks, to art, to incredible landscapes! Mountain bike all over Europe with THIRDHOME.

Impruneta, Italy

Villa L’Accursio | Impruneta, Italy


San Felice A Ema

A paved path for beginners awaits in Tuscany. Ride this 45.8-mile trail from Florence to Colle di Val d’Elsa with friends for an enjoyable Italian adventure.

San Felice A Ema

This historic Italian estate, located only 15 minutes from Florence, is situated on 10,000 square-feet and is surrounded by the stunning, rolling hills of the Tuscan countryside. Each of the 8 bedrooms is bright and spacious, featuring fabulous interiors and furniture. Bike the surrounding countryside with family or friends! Click here for all properties located in Tuscany, Italy.

Montreux, Switzerland

National Montreux Residence on Lake Geneva | Montreux, Switzerland


Villars – Gryon

This trail is known for unparalleled beauty and terrain. A few back roads can be taken throughout the 24.6-mile trail to ease climbing, so you can simply enjoy the Swiss landscape around you!

Villars - Gryon

Located in the luxurious National Montreux Residences, this high-standing four-bedroom residence features stunning views of Lake Geneva. With miles of peaceful lakeshore and stunning 19th-century architecture, you and your guests will love exploring the charming city of Montreux! Bike the beautiful mountains around Lake Geneva, or take a bike ride down the shore. Click here for all properties located in Montreux, Switzerland.

Cadaqués, Spain

Unique Farmhouse Retreat | Cadaqués, Spain


Roses Trail

This 10.31-mile ride in Cadaqués has amazing views of the Spanish hills and landscape! Ride with friends or family to a total ascent of 1,142 feet!

Roses Trail

Enjoy the peace of the Spanish countryside at this spectacular farmhouse, the oldest home in the village of Cadaqués. Just 20 minutes from town, you’ll spend your trip immersed in the stunning Cap de Creus Natural Park, surrounded by gorgeous vistas as far as the eye can see. Offering 6 bedrooms and accommodating up to 12 guests, this magical residence is a dream! Click here for all properties located in Spain.

South America

Argentina is home to some of the most spectacular mountain ranges and exotic landscapes.

Uspallata, Argentina

Argentinian Mountain Refuge | Uspallata, Argentina


La Tranquera

Ride this 14-mile single track trail during your stay in the Argentina mountains. There is no landscape or mountain range like it!

La Tranquera

Uspallata is a small, delightful town in a valley in between the stunning Andean String! It is a popular destination for the adventurous traveler looking for mountainous excursions. There are 5 private vineyards on the property for guests to enjoy as well as 3 bedrooms accommodating up to 10 guests. Mount Aconcagua Provincial Park is only a few miles away, which is the perfect setting for hiking and biking! Click here for all properties located in Argentina.

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