Boulder Real Estate

Boulder Homes

 

Nestled in the shadows of the Rocky Mountains, Boulder is a picturesque city of approximately 100,000 residents and home to the University
of Colorado. Boulder is located 30 miles northwest of Denver and an hour from Estes Park, gateway to Rocky Mountain National Park.

It’s no surprise that Boulder keeps turning up on lists of best places to live. Situated amid a ring of open space, Boulder boasts an extensive network of biking, hiking and walking trails including a lengthy path alongside rushing Boulder Creek. The city, which enjoys 300 sunny days a year, is proud of its reputation as a bastion of liberal thought, environmentalism and physical fitness.  It is home to charming Pearl Street mall, located between 11th and 15th streets, where you’ll discover galleries featuring the works of local and well-known artisans, a rich variety of restaurants including many with outdoor dining areas and an eclectic mix of musical troubadours and magicians entertaining passersby.

Boulder has adopted a long-term Transportation Master Plan with a goal of zero percent increase in car traffic on city roads. This action will help preserve the area’s clean air and high quality of life.

Boulder offers music concerts in the park throughout the summer, art shows and annual community events such as the Boulder Creek Festival and an International Film Festival. It is alive with activity all summer long.




Boulder Colorado Real Estate Market

Boulder Colorado real estate includes just under 30 square miles of magnificent property at the base of the Flatirons, towering slabs of sedimentary rock the are the city’s signature landmark. The huge demand for real estate in Boulder has resulted in the city imposing a one percent limit on housing growth. City officials took this action in an attempt to preserve the small town atmosphere that is a hallmark of life in Boulder.

Track homes are something you won’t find many of in Boulder. Real estate in Boulder Co is known for its custom homes with ample open space and breathtaking views. These properties and the city’s magnificent quality of life are what keeps Boulder real estate in high demand. As a result, Boulder is one of the only areas in the country that has seen an appreciation in home value over five percent in recent years. Nicer homes range in price from the low $300,000 to upwards of $15 million.

The city was recently ranked  the #1 Sports Town in America by Outside Magazine. Everything from skiing and snow boarding to climbing and nature walks are within minutes from your doorstep anywhere in Boulder. There’s also the annual Bolder Boulder 10K road race held each Memorial day weekend. Other attractions include Chautauqua Park, Left Hand Canyon, Eldora Ski Resort, and boating on Boulder Reservoir.