Highlands Ranch Homes for Sale
Highlands Ranch Homes for Sale : Nestled in 22,000 pristine acres along the Colorado Front Range, Highlands Ranch is Colorado’s largest master-planned community and consists of homes, businesses, parks and open space. It’s conveniently located 12 miles south of Denver and resides in unincorporated Douglas County. Highlands Ranch is ranked as one of the most progressive master-planned communities in the country and, as of the fall of 2017, is almost complete. Residents enjoy 16 local parks, 3 community parks, 70 miles of running or biking trails and over 2,000 acres of undeveloped land. Residents also enjoy some of the best restaurants in the area, 2 public skate parks, four recreation centers and two 18-hole golf courses.
Why buy beautiful Highlands Ranch Homes for Sale?
Over 60 percent of the space is devoted to open space and recreation. Just over 30 percent are residential properties and businesses make up the remaining 8 percent. The community offers home options for first time home buyers to those who wish to purchase a custom home. Prices range from the low $200,000 to over $1,000,000.
There are numerous public daycare facilities, 19 elementary schools, four middle schools and five high schools. High-quality medical care is available at several medical facilities throughout the community. There are numerous places of worship representing a variety of faiths available as well. The community boasts a variety of commercial, convenience, commercial and retail amenities.
The Highlands Ranch Community Association has constructed seven miles of wildlife sensitive, natural surface trails on portions of the 8,200-acre Backcountry Wilderness Area. Highlands Ranch is divided into four neighborhoods: Eastridge, Westridge, Northridge and Southridge. The community is home to nearly 1,000 businesses, employing more than 6,800 people. Highlands Ranch provides convenient access to all of Denver’s major attractions and business centers including Chatfield Recreation Area, Cherry Creek Shopping Center, Coors Field, downtown Denver, Denver Tech Center, Sports Authority Field at Mile High, Pepsi Center, and Park Meadows Mall.
Highlands Ranch has received national recognition for its high quality of life and many amenities. It was named by NerdWallet as one of the best places to raise a family in Colorado and by Forbes as one of the top places to live in the nation. The community was named as one of the best places to raise kids by Forbes.