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25 Dream vacation homes

Shangri-La really is for sale -- and so are these breathtaking getaways in Anguilla, Tuscany and the French countryside.

Spruce Peak at Stowe<br><br> Stowe, Vermont
21. Spruce Peak at Stowe

Stowe, Vermont
Price: Fractionals from $329,000, full ownership from $1.57 million
Move-in date: Fall 2007
Contact: 888-403-7739; www.sprucepeak.com
This intimate 35-acre resort--with 38 full-ownership cabins, 244 full-ownership condos, and 34 fractional-ownership (1/8) units--is the latest upgrade to Vermont's premier ski resort. Automatic membership to the Stowe Mountain Club is offered to fractional-ownership residents, and affords privileges to the exclusive clubhouse at the base lodge (think private locker rooms and concierge services) and two free ski passes per visit. The property also has an 18-hole Bob Cupp--designed golf course and a 21,000-square-foot spa and wellness center. An ice-skating rink and pedestrian plaza for retail boutiques and restaurants are in the works.

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