The 80|50, a Private Residence
Club named for the mountain elevation at which it is built, is The World’s
Finest Resorts (WFR) newest affiliate. The Club is located in Mammoth
Mountain, California. WFR, the world’s leading trade and travel benefits
service for discerning luxury resort property owners, has selected the
High Sierra residential resort because it matches its selective service,
property and location criteria. Since forming two years ago, WFR has chosen 40 member resorts and vacation
entities including Villa La Estancia in Cabo San Lucas Mexico, Poets Cove
Seaside Resort and Spa at Bedwell Harbour in the Pender Island off
Vancouver Islands, The Hemingways in Sun Valley Idaho, Humber Valley
Resort in Newfoundland Canada, East-West Partners’ Old Greenwood and The
NorthStar Club at NorthStar-at-Tahoe to name a few.
“More than ever, we are finding that the ability to exchange time among
luxury vacation property owners is an important consideration to the
purchasers of fractional shares. We are excited to be a part of The
World’s Finest Resorts for that reason,” says Jim Whitteron. “We know
WFR’s luxury club program will give our prospective buyers the added
flexibility they seek when using their second home asset at 80|50.”
Designed by America’s leading mountain architects and interior designers,
Stryker/Brown Architects, say that 80|50 will be synonymous with resort
elegance, style and design. The designers of The Timbers Club at Snowmass
Village add, “Our goal is to grow from, and compliment the natural
setting, its views, and capture the spirit of place.”
80|50 consists of 30 spacious and luxurious villas with elegant
furnishings and endless amenities. With flexible one- two- and
three-bedroom floor plans ranging from approximately 1,200 square feet to
3,000 square feet, WFR members will find a villa that matches the needs of
their active lifestyle.
From a WFR Member’s point of view, Mammoth’s first private residence club
with Five-star services resort adds to a list of vacation options made
available through World’s Finest Resorts. Owners at Member Resorts enjoy
luxury travel services from the best-known and most reputable companies in
the United States and Europe.
At 80|50, every amenity and service is designed to give WFR Members the
opportunity to take full advantage of an expansive, luxury, mountain
villa. With everything from 24-hour concierge to a private car service,
the 80|50 team will go to great lengths to arrange all that WFR Members
need for the perfect stay. The housekeeping staff even stocks shelves with
the groceries that Members order prior to their arrival.
These personalized amenities are in line with World’s Finest Resorts
unique concierge level travel service. “We offer personalized and
dedicated service. Our frequent communication with our affiliate’s members
ensures that expectations are not just met, but exceeded,” said Jane
Kaster, Vice President of Member Services.
According to Carl Berry, resorts may join The World’s Finest Resorts by
invitation only. The resort selection process includes an independent
review of the property and evaluation of its location, accommodations,
facilities and service standards. Among the top priorities is a high
demand location in one of the world’s most appealing destinations and a
superior level of guest satisfaction.
Although WFR’s primary function is provide trade benefits for luxury
resort and residential resort owners, WFR Members and owners are also able
to use the inherent value of their ownership for dramatic price reductions
on luxury travel and cruise programs with the finest independent companies
in the world. They may also purchase specially selected travel programs at
a WFR Member-only price, rent other accommodations available within the
Collection for their use and trade time in their accommodations.