Douglas County is located just South of the Denver Metro area. Consequently, for many years it was best known for its wide open spaces and western lifestyle ranchettes. These properties are usually horse properties, located in rural areas with mountain views, Ponderosa pine trees, and scrub oaks naturally growing on the properties. Moreover, these rural-feeling communities are less than 30 minutes to the Denver Technology Center (DTC) and less than 50 minutes to Denver International Airport (DIA).
Current Douglas County, Colorado Homes For Sale
Recently, true suburban communities have begun to spring up in the Castle Rock and nearby communities. Similarly, these communities generally offer brand new and newer homes for a lesser price tag than communities closer to Denver. These communities include The Meadows, Sapphire Point, Diamond Ridge, Strohs Ranch, Clark Farms, Canterberry, The Pinery, The Timbers, Castle Pines North, Daniel’s Gate, and Bell Mountain Ranch. Real estate in these areas can range from $200,000 to $1,000,000.
Communities in Douglas County offer all of the amenities of other Denver suburbs. And for this reason, the schools are excellent, the shopping is nearby and convenient, and often there are amenities such as swimming pools or even stables for horses. Accordingly, Douglas County is among the top 10 growing counties in the United States because it is so desirable for affordable housing, yet close to the Denver Metroplex.
While Parker and Castle Rock are closer to Denver, other communities are only a few extra minutes commute time. First, Roxborough is located to the Northwest of Castle Rock. Secondly, Larkspur is South of Castle Rock. And finally, Elizabeth, Franktown and Kiowa are Southeast of Parker.
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