Ross Tunkey

Originally from Miami, Florida, Ross moved to Crested Butte in 2000 and has been working as a licensed Colorado real estate agent for the past 16 years. He has extensive experience in residential, luxury, commercial, income and local deed-restricted properties. In 2009 Ross was selected by the Town of Mt. Crested Butte to be the town’s realtor for the sale of their newly constructed Prospect Homestead subdivision. Ross has successfully helped many locals and second home owners alike with their real estate needs.

Ross is an active member of the community, and over the years has volunteered and worked with various local non-profits including the Adaptive Sports Center, Crested Butte Arts Festival, Mountain High Music Festival and Tough Enough to Wear Pink.

Ross’s hobbies and recreational interests include playing guitar and drums (not at the same time… yet), songwriting, skiing, mountain biking, hiking, surf travel, sailing, ornithology, paddle boarding, and extended river and wilderness travel. One of his claims to fame is his hike from Crested Butte to Telluride in 2012. After 15 years of skiing (converted from snowboarding in 2005), Ross is starting to get pretty good, and he is now more passionate about skiing than ever before.

Upon first moving to Crested Butte, Ross, along with his brother Eric (of Gas Café fame) and a few good friends, created the original Firehouse Grill in Mt. Crested Butte. Locals and visitors alike still talk about the best hot wings ever and the good times had at the Firehouse some 20 years ago.

One of Ross’s great joys in life is being the proud uncle of two local CB kids and getting to spend time with family. Ross says, “I know life is good when I am walking from my office to the Gasser, looking out to Paradise Divide, to get a McStop and a cup of coffee and to visit with my brother and best friend.”

To sum it up, and to quote his brother, “Life is good. And then it snows."

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Tesimonials

Ross has been our broker on three different occasions. He represented us selling our condo in the town of Crested Butte, CO and that sale was the record high for condo sales in CB that year! He was our transactional broker for a home we sold in Crested Butte South, CO which at the time we had no idea what that was. Ross brought a high level of knowledge in the process and was very flexible with our approach and desires. He currently has a vacant lot in the historic townsite of Irwin, CO listed for us. His approach is thoughtful and authentic. He does not "water things down" and will guide you with a high level of insight and professionalism. He has his finger on the pulse of what is happening in CB. Ross has lived in Crested Butte for over 20 years and has represented sellers and buyers from all aspects of the market. I would highly recommend Ross for any real estate needs you have.
Reid T.
Little did I expect that a simple click on "contact agent" would connect me with someone as outstanding as Ross! Through the buying process, Ross demonstrated that he is 1) very knowledgeable of the local market, helping my wife and I to identify the best property options given our purchase criteria; 2) Ross is a smooth operator of the buying process, coaching us from screening to selection to offer to closing; 3) Ross was highly responsive, proactively driving the process, and always offering to help expedite progress by e.g. coordinating 3rd parties for inspections, estimates etc. My wife and I feel immensely comfortable with our buying experience & decision, and Ross was instrumental in making make that happen.
Fredrik W.
To everything that has already been written about Ross in previous reviews - yes, yes, and absolutely, for sure, yes. In short, I cannot imagine finding anyone more knowledgeable, patient, and helpful. He helped us find just the right space at just the right price, and went ABOVE and BEYOND to help with inspection, maintenance contacts, measurements, and way more. Everything from our end was seamless and, dare I say, even enjoyable. I highly recommend Ross for anyone looking to buy in CB!
Ashlee A.
Very professional, proactive and responsive. Ross responded to our interest in a property immediately, was knowledgeable about the market in general and in the specific property we were evaluating. He took the time to help us negotiate with confidence, make a competitive but sensible offer, arranged inspections took us through closing and made the process a pleasure! He also assisted us in finding local assistance to make repairs after closing and has continued to provide contacts and advice, making it so much easier for us to prepare for living in our new mountain home! We recommend Ross very highly and with much enthusiasm.
Grant F.
We have completed two purchases and two sales with Ross Tunkey since 2013. In all cases, Ross was an absolute pleasure to work with. His knowledge of the market, local contacts and years of experience in Crested Butte make him a natural choice. Ross is extremely communicative, proactive and has a great command of the whole process from start to finish. Ross is completely available and on more than one occasion he headed off delays and frustrations by staying completely on top of the transactions. You'll feel as though you are his only customer through the buying/selling process. We'd enthusiastically recommend Ross Tunkey!
Marc Y.
Ross is a dream to work with! He has a deep understanding of the real estate market in CB, and truly has the best interest of his clients at heart. Ross was very impressive during our first real estate transaction with him and has been more than happy to help us with a potential second transaction that we're looking into. He has spent a lot of time researching answers and information about our questions and he's incredibly thorough and knowledgeable. I can't recommend working with Ross enough if you're in the market for something in the CB area!
Jessica S.
We loved working with Ross. He was extremely professional, knowledgeable and patient with us throughout the entire process. We are already planning to use Ross' services again when we sell our condo. I highly recommend him!
Jeff S.
Ross was a friendly and very active participant in the whole process of finding and purchasing a condo for my wife and I. No pressure, no rush; just making sure we found the right match for our needs and budget. As helpful, Ross introduced us to the CB community. We've been friends ever since.
David W.
Ross was a fantastic agent for us. We were looking for a second home and he was able to find something that checked every single one of our boxes for requirements (budget, location, style, HOA health, pet friendly, views, etc). He went to bat for us in negotiations and it really felt like he was 100% on our side and helped us to find the right home for us and was always patient with our decision-making timelines. He was super knowledgeable of the market and was able to get us connected with some great local contacts as we went through the buying process - insurance agents, electricians, inspectors, maintenance folks, etc. We've bumped into a few folks in town since buying our home and people only have great things to say about Ross. We wholeheartedly recommend Ross for anyone looking to buy in the Crested Butte area!
John D.
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Listings

$1,875,000
420 Slate River Drive
Crested Butte, CO
Bed: 4 | Bath: 3 full, 1 half
Parking: Attached Garage (2 spaces)
3,271 sqft  •  0.46 ac  •  Built 2000

Recent Sales

$3,175,000
252 N Avion Drive
Crested Butte, CO
Bed: 5 | Bath: 4
4,518 sqft  •  1.88 ac  •  Built 1994

$2,750,000
252 N Avion Drive
Crested Butte, CO
Bed: 5 | Bath: 4
4,518 sqft  •  1.88 ac  •  Built 1994
Sold Listing Courtesy of LIV Sotheby's International Realty - CB

$2,750,000
491 Slate River Drive
Crested Butte, CO
Bed: 4 | Bath: 1 three quarter
3,282 sqft  •  0.36 ac  •  Built 2000

$1,735,000
491 Slate River Drive
Crested Butte, CO
Bed: 4 | Bath: 1 three quarter
3,282 sqft  •  0.36 ac  •  Built 2000
Sold Listing Courtesy of LIV Sotheby's International Realty - CB

$1,050,000
24 Hunter Hill Road #15
Mt. Crested Butte, CO
Bed: 4 | Bath: 1 three quarter
2,465 sqft  •  0.02 ac  •  Built 2001
Sold Listing Courtesy of Coldwell Banker Mountain Properties

$880,000
11 Snowmass Road #532
Mt. Crested Butte, CO
Bed: 2 | Bath: 2
1,063 sqft  •  Built 1981
Sold Listing Courtesy of Coldwell Banker Mountain Properties

$765,000
651 Gothic Road #508
Mt. Crested Butte, CO
Bed: 3 | Bath: 3
1,131 sqft  •  Built 1974
Sold Listing Courtesy of eXp Realty, LLC

$710,000
63 Stephenson Place
Crested Butte, CO
Bed: 3 | Bath: 3
1,768 sqft  •  0.51 ac  •  Built 2004
Sold Listing Courtesy of Coldwell Banker Mountain Properties

$666,400
40 Marcellina Lane #28
Mt. Crested Butte, CO
Bed: 2 | Bath: 1 three quarter
990 sqft  •  Built 1974
Sold Listing Courtesy of LIV Sotheby's International Realty - CB

$628,750
30 St. Andrews Circle #30
Crested Butte, CO
Bed: 3 | Bath: 3
1,503 sqft  •  Built 1999
Sold Listing Courtesy of Coldwell Banker Mountain Properties

$620,000
20 Marcellina Lane #202
Mt. Crested Butte, CO
Bed: 2 | Bath: 1
552 sqft  •  Built 1999

$600,000
20 Marcellina Lane #307
Mt. Crested Butte, CO
Bed: 2 | Bath: 1
603 sqft  •  Built 1999

$600,000
20 Marcellina Lane #200
Mt. Crested Butte, CO
Bed: 2 | Bath: 1
556 sqft  •  Built 1999
Sold Listing Courtesy of RE/MAX Elevate

$530,000
11 Morning Glory Way #10
Mt. Crested Butte, CO
Bed: 3 | Bath: 3
1,191 sqft  •  Built 1980
Sold Listing Courtesy of Coldwell Banker Mountain Properties

$519,000
11 Morning Glory Way #10
Mt. Crested Butte, CO
Bed: 3 | Bath: 3
1,191 sqft  •  Built 1980
Sold Listing Courtesy of Signature Properties Ebner & Associates, LLC

$485,000
72 Hunter Hill Road #I204
Mt. Crested Butte, CO
Bed: 3 | Bath: 2
1,330 sqft  •  Built 1974

$485,000
11 Hunter Hill Road #301
Mt. Crested Butte, CO
Bed: 2 | Bath: 2
850 sqft  •  Built 1980
Sold Listing Courtesy of LIV Sotheby's International Realty - CB

$480,000
31 Marcellina Lane #28
Mt. Crested Butte, CO
Bed: 3 | Bath: 3
1,191 sqft  •  Built 1980
Sold Listing Courtesy of Coldwell Banker Mountain Properties

$475,000
47 Fairway Drive
Crested Butte, CO

0.54 ac

$466,500
701 Gothic Road #206
Mt. Crested Butte, CO
Bed: 2 | Bath: 2
719 sqft  •  Built 1979

$430,000
21 Castle Road #2
Mt. Crested Butte, CO
Bed: 2 | Bath: 3
1,097 sqft  •  Built 1980
Sold Listing Courtesy of Coldwell Banker Mountain Properties

$405,000
20 Castle Road #4
Mt. Crested Butte, CO
Bed: 2 | Bath: 1 three quarter
946 sqft  •  Built 1979

$387,000
1 Summit Ct. Road
Mt. Crested Butte, CO

0.76 ac

$375,000
755 Gothic Road #4
Mt. Crested Butte, CO
Bed: 2 | Bath: 1
863 sqft  •  Built 1973
Sold Listing Courtesy of Signature Properties Ebner & Associates, LLC

$375,000
20 Marcellina Lane #212
Mt. Crested Butte, CO
Bed: 2 | Bath: 1
720 sqft  •  Built 2008
Sold Listing Courtesy of LIV Sotheby's International Realty - CB

$365,000
20 Marcellina Lane #202
Mt. Crested Butte, CO
Bed: 2 | Bath: 1
603 sqft  •  Built 1999

$365,000
290 S 5th Street
Gunnison, CO
Bed: 3 | Bath: 1 three quarter
1,438 sqft  •  Built 1994

$364,000
120 E Silver Sage Drive
Crested Butte, CO

0.54 ac
Sold Listing Courtesy of Crested Butte Resort Real Estate

$349,000
20 Marcellina Lane #209
Mt. Crested Butte, CO
Bed: 2 | Bath: 1
681 sqft  •  Built 1999
Sold Listing Courtesy of LIV Sotheby's International Realty - CB

$340,000
20 Marcellina Lane #210
Mt. Crested Butte, CO
Bed: 2 | Bath: 1
554 sqft  •  Built 1999
Sold Listing Courtesy of LIV Sotheby's International Realty - CB

$325,000
20 Marcellina Lane #Unit 307
Mt. Crested Butte, CO
Bed: 2 | Bath: 1
603 sqft  •  Built 1999
Sold Listing Courtesy of eXp Realty, LLC

$315,000
542 White Stallion Circle
Crested Butte, CO

0.17 ac

$312,500
15 Marcellina Lane #108
Mt. Crested Butte, CO
Bed: 2 | Bath: 3
927 sqft  •  Built 1979
Sold Listing Courtesy of Coldwell Banker Bighorn Realty

$300,000
1311 Sioux Road
Gunnison, CO

4.6 ac
Sold Listing Courtesy of United Country RE/Gunnison County Realty & Auction

$295,000
18 Crystal Road #4 A
Mt. Crested Butte, CO
Bed: 2 | Bath: 1 three quarter
910 sqft  •  Built 1974
Sold Listing Courtesy of Signature Properties Ebner & Associates, LLC

$259,000
470 Meadow Drive
Crested Butte, CO

1.07 ac
Sold Listing Courtesy of Coldwell Banker Mountain Properties

$252,000
94 White Stallion
Crested Butte, CO

0.16 ac
Sold Listing Courtesy of Peak Property Management & Sales

$250,000
17 Snowfall Drive #3
Mt. Crested Butte, CO
Bed: 2 | Bath: 1 three quarter
876 sqft  •  Built 1979
Sold Listing Courtesy of Coldwell Banker Mountain Properties

$245,000
717 Sixth Street #E
Crested Butte, CO
Bed: 2 | Bath: 1
622 sqft  •  Built 1984
Sold Listing Courtesy of Peak Property Management & Sales

$240,000
335 N Avion Drive
Crested Butte, CO

1.11 ac
Sold Listing Courtesy of Coldwell Banker Mountain Properties

$235,000
701 Gothic Road #206
Mt. Crested Butte, CO
Bed: 2 | Bath: 2
719 sqft  •  Built 1979
Sold Listing Courtesy of Keller Williams Colorado West Realty

$231,750
290 South 5th Street
Gunnison, CO
Bed: 3 | Bath: 1 three quarter
1,438 sqft  •  Built 1994
Sold Listing Courtesy of Watchdog Property Management, LLC

$225,000
391 Cement Creek Road
Crested Butte, CO

0.44 ac
Sold Listing Courtesy of Coldwell Banker Mountain Properties

$185,000
20 Overlook Drive
Mt. Crested Butte, CO

0.69 ac
Sold Listing Courtesy of Coldwell Banker Mountain Properties

$182,000
61 Slate Lane
Crested Butte, CO

0.34 ac

$181,000
52 Anthracite Drive
Mt. Crested Butte, CO

0.29 ac
Sold Listing Courtesy of Coldwell Banker Mountain Properties

$180,000
514 Slate River Drive
Crested Butte, CO

0.73 ac
Sold Listing Courtesy of Red Lady Realty

$179,000
350 Country Club Drive #Unit 102A
Crested Butte, CO
Bath: 1
445 sqft  •  Built 1984

$172,500
47 Fairway Drive
Crested Butte, CO

0.54 ac
Sold Listing Courtesy of LIV Sotheby's International Realty - CB

$168,000
212 S 11th Street #209
Gunnison, CO
Bed: 2 | Bath: 1
861 sqft  •  Built 1979
Sold Listing Courtesy of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Today Realty & Associates

$160,000
710 N Main Street #13/14
Gunnison, CO


Sold Listing Courtesy of Coldwell Banker Mountain Properties

$145,000
501 Anderson Drive
Crested Butte, CO

0.36 ac
Sold Listing Courtesy of Coldwell Banker Mountain Properties

$129,000
TBD White Stallion Circle
Crested Butte, CO

0.16 ac
Sold Listing Courtesy of Coldwell Banker Mountain Properties

$100,000
TBD White Stallion Circle
Crested Butte, CO

0.16 ac
Sold Listing Courtesy of Coldwell Banker Bighorn Realty

$95,000
6 Emmons Road #121
Mt. Crested Butte, CO
Bath: 1
391 sqft  •  Built 2000

$95,000
6 Emmons Road #508
Mt. Crested Butte, CO
Bath: 1
395 sqft  •  Built 1993
Sold Listing Courtesy of Coldwell Banker Mountain Properties

$82,500
TBD 7th Street
Crested Butte, CO

1.05 ac
Sold Listing Courtesy of Coldwell Banker Mountain Properties