Homes in Niwot, Colorado enjoy rural mountain views. Platted in 1875, Niwot is a community of approximately 3,500 residents located between Longmont and Boulder. Named for Chief Niwot, the Arapaho chief who received the first gold party in Boulder Valley, the quaint town now draws those interested in a small town with a sophisticated air. There are several restaurants that are acclaimed throughout the region, as well as shops such as Tim Wise’s antique store. If you need a period fireplace mantel and you can’t find it there, you won’t find it. Niwot Market in Cottonwood Square is very convenient for that last minute item needed to complete your dinner.
Niwot attracts a large contingent of ex-Californians as well as North easterners. During the summers, lobster festivals are held in the downtown park, along with weekly concerts, holiday festivals and parades.
The new upscale, construction in Niwot starts around $800,000 to several million dollars, The views from the real estate communities of Somerset, Niwot Hills and Legend Ridge of the front range and Longs Peak are spectacular and have attracted many executives that find the short and scenic drive to Interlocken very desirable. Niwot schools are in the St. Vrain School district and have consistently rated excellent.
Niwot is along the corridor slated for light rail, which will run from Longmont, through Boulder to downtown Denver. It is anticipated to be completed in the next 12 years.
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