NASHVILLE, TN (March 13, 2013) — 3RD HOME, the pioneering reciprocal travel club for luxury second homeowners, continues to set the standard among luxury home exchange programs with the announcement of three new partnerships. Adding to an existing impressive roster of partners, recent additions include The Residence Club at PGA WEST – a renowned desert destination located in Palm Springs, CA, The Residences at The Chateaux, known as the premier residence club in Deer Valley, Park City, UT, and One Ski Hill Place, a Rock Resort, featuring the most luxurious ski-in / ski-out accommodations in Breckenridge, CO. Through the affiliate program, members are granted access to five-star residence clubs and resort experiences exclusively through 3RD HOME.
“We are committed to maintaining our reputation as the world’s most luxurious home exchange club. Our newfound partnerships with these three award-winning properties reinforce the continued expansion and development of 3RD HOME, offering members an experience like no other,” said 3RD HOME CEO / Founder, Wade Shealy. “We are certain that PGA West, The Chateaux Residences and One Ski Hill Place exceed the expectations of our discerning members. We are excited to collaborate with these extraordinary properties as well as welcome their current owners to join 3RD HOME.”
“The excitement of our owners as they learn more about 3RD HOME has been very rewarding to us,” said Christine Kiener, Project Director / Broker at The Residence Club at PGA WEST. “We look forward to hearing about their experiences as they travel the world. Our owner services team is already busy planning memorable vacations for other 3RD HOME members at The Residence Club at PGA WEST.”
Designed exclusively for luxury second homeowners, 3RD HOME’s pioneering paradigm provides a level of added value that cannot be obtained through any other home exchange program or destination club. 3RD HOME’s partnerships with world renowned residence clubs and resorts, ranging from the Trump International Hotel & Tower in New York City and The Reefs Hotel & Club in Bermuda to Esperanza, an Auberge Resort in Cabo San Lucas, provide 3RD HOME members with an opportunity to exchange their homes for stays at full-service branded properties. 3RD HOME memberships are endorsed to affiliate property owners as well, which enables them to exchange unused time at their residence to access over 1,300 vacation homes and villas featured in the 3RD HOME portfolio.
Created to fill a need expressed by second home owners, 3RD HOME affords members a safe and trustworthy way to “expand” the use of their second homes without the hassles of renting. By depositing weeks in their second homes into the club, members earn 3RD HOME keys, which can be used as currency to immediately reserve a stay in a property at any time. To become a member of 3RD HOME or to learn more about its affiliate program, please visit www.3rdhome.com or www.3rdhome.com/affiliates.
About 3RD HOME
3RD HOME is a pioneering private club for the owners of luxury second homes. Featuring over 1,300 properties in over 66 countries, with an average value of $2.25 million, as well as endorsements from iconic residential developments, 3RD HOME enables second home owners to travel the world and stay in premier properties without the expense of renting. Unlike traditional home exchanges, 3RD HOME does not require a direct or simultaneous exchange with another member. By making available weeks of time in their own second home for other members’ use, members earn 3RD HOME Keys that can be used as currency to immediately reserve a stay at other 3RD HOME properties. Prospective members are pre-screened for home quality and members provide unbiased comprehensive ratings and feedback on their host and guest experiences in order to ensure the highest quality of both members and their residences. 3RD HOME facilitates a reliable and safe exchange process through a seamless internet platform, providing sophisticated travelers with unmatched experiences. To learn more, visit www.3RDHOME.com.
The Residence Club at PGA WEST
Located at the entrance to the “Western Home of Golf in America,” The Residence Club at PGA WEST® is the desert’s only luxury residence club. Owners enjoy an intimate enclave of designer-furnished single family vacation homes and a private clubhouse with concierge and bell services to attend to their every need. Designed to maximize the desert lifestyle, the 3,365 square foot homes feature dual master suites, a fully equipped gourmet kitchen, an elegant great room opening to outdoor living and dining spaces, plunge pool, fire pit and private guest casita. Owners and their guests fill their days and nights with exciting activities or simply relax and unwind enjoying the desert sun or evening stars. The Club’s gracious hospitality and attention to detail is unparalleled, providing owners and their guests with the perfect desert vacation. To learn more, visit http://www.residenceclubpgawest.com
About The Residences at The Chateaux
With a prime location in the prestigious Silver Lake Village and only steps from Deer Valley Resort’s world-renowned ski slopes, The Chateaux luxury hotel has earned wide acclaim for its elegance, luxury and superlative service. With The Residences at The Chateaux, the EQUITY RESIDENCE CLUB concept is elevated to a new height. Each residence has been envisioned to evoke the essence of an elegant French Chateau, updated with modern luxuries and personal touches to create the ideal Deer Valley vacation home. Owners/ members enjoy luxurious, three- or four-bedroom residences or four-bedroom penthouses, first-class services and amenities, and privileged access to The Chateaux luxury hotel facilities. To learn more, visit www.chateauxresidences.com
About One Ski Hill Place, a Rock Resort
One Ski Hill Place is among the most luxurious accommodations in Breckenridge. Its deluxe ski-in/ski-out accommodations range from studios to four-bedrooms and include wood floors in the kitchen, granite countertops, high-end stainless steel appliances, a five-piece master bath, stone fireplace, spacious deck and large windows with breathtaking alpine views. Ideally located at the base of Breckenridge’s Peak 8, just steps from the BreckConnect Gondola with easy access to the ski slopes and the charming town of Breckenridge, One Ski Hill Place is the centerpiece of the new Breckenridge Peaks, a lively village offering a variety of lodging, dining and entertainment options. In keeping with Vail Resorts’ commitment to the environment, One Ski Hill Place is built sustainable using the Green Globes rating system.
RockResorts®, a wholly owned subsidiary of Vail Resorts, owns and operates luxury resorts that offer casually elegant accommodations, lavish RockResorts Spas, renowned golf courses, award-winning dining and a variety of exciting outdoor adventures. The RockResorts collection includes The Arrabelle at Vail Square and The Lodge at Vail in Vail, Colo.; The Osprey at Beaver Creek and The Pines Lodge in Beaver Creek, Colo.; One Ski Hill Place in Breckenridge, Colo.; and Half Moon in Rose Hall, Jamaica. Learn more at www.rockresorts.com.