Feeling good about the community you live in can be just as important as selecting the right home. As a local expert, I can help you find a neighborhood that best suits your needs. From local restaurants and activities to school information and market trends, explore the communities I serve below.
Arvada has spread considerably from its historic beginnings as part of the Rocky Mountain Gold Rush, into a community with sprawling horse ranches and a rich agricultural base, to a larger metropolitan that still retains a small-town charm. Located just northwest of Denver, along the I-70 corridor, making commutes to both Denver and the mountains effortless. Many of the homes in Arvada are of the typical one story brick ranches built in the 1950s and 1960s, with large yards in family-friendly communities. You’ll also find farms, country estates, and a golf course community like West Woods Ranch.
Anybody searching for Arvada real estate will find plenty to do in the surrounding area. Showcasing an extensive trail system that connects residents to the larger regional trail system and includes 125 miles of hiking, biking and horseback riding trails. Other great assets are the Arvada Center, one of the largest cultural arts centers in the country, the Apex Center and the historic shopping district of Olde Town, with it's cobblestone streets, quaint boutiques and restaurants. Arvada is thriving!
This is a good town to buy a home in for those who prefer a more relaxed ambience. Surrounding the famed Columbine Country Club, a championship golf course, this quite suburb with mature trees winds around parks, trails, bike paths the Platte River and the Littleton Golf and Tennis Club. It’s not uncommon to see families driving around in golf carts and bicycles since there is access to a number of public green spaces, such as Mary Carter Greenway and South Platte River Park, for residents to enjoy.
Children can also receive a high-quality education, being part of the Littleton Public School system, which are within walking distance from majority of homes in Columbine Valley. Within walking/biking distance, is Historic downtown Littleton which offers a variety of charming shops, great dining, a library, theater and even a museum. As well as easy access into downtown Denver via Highway 85/South Santa Fe Drive.
After the establishment of the Columbine Country Club in 1955, a small number of families would decide to reside permanently due to the love of the area’s open views of the mountains and South Platte River. In 1959, these early homeowners successfully petition the incorporation of their small community (just a little over one square mile) into a town. The predominant housing type in this town is single family detached homes, roughly built in the 1960s through the1990s. Over the last 10 years new home communities, of both customs and semi-custom homes, have begun popping up along the north end of the town, and along the Platte River.
There is a simple reason why so many people choose to live in Denver. With the Rocky Mountains in our backyard, and an average of 300 sunny days for every 365, the reason people love the Mile High can be summed up in one phrase, “the quality of life here.”
Outdoor adventures abound with skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing and a host of other winter sports, not to mention hiking, biking, climbing, kayaking, camping and other outdoor activities all year around. Even if you’re not into the great outdoors, the Mile High City offers plenty of reasons to never leave the city. Denver offers all of the cultural and entertainment opportunities found in major cities across the country, without compromising its friendly, small-town feel and its western roots. From 7 major sports teams, to destination shopping, to arts and curule events and fascinating museums, to a thriving night life and restaurant scene, with craft breweries and local distilleries, Denver deliver a unique and unforgettable experiences.
Forbes recently ranked Colorado as the fifth-best state and Denver as the sixth-best city for business and careers.Boasting over 360 neighborhoods and more than 5,000 acres of local parks and parkways throughout the the Mile High City, you’ll find plenty of options here. Whether you’re looking for a majestic estate, a modern downtown loft, or a cozy bungalow, Denver’s neighborhoods are diverse and plentiful enough to still be close enough to access all that you love about the city, including the numerous parks and paths to enjoy those numerous sunny days.