Golden, Colorado, is a growing city on the western side of metro Denver. Golden is known for its small town feel, the Coors Brewing facility, and is home to the Colorado School of Mines, a well-known engineering university. Golden is accessed via the I-70 corridor, and now via the west line of the RTD Fastracks light rail line. The Jefferson County courthouse and justice center also reside in the city of Golden.
There are no shortage of things to do in Golden. The city is surrounded by the foothills, and provides ample opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts, from mountain and street biking, hiking, fishing, kayaking, horseback riding, and more. The city was once an old mining community, and the old town feeling is still very alive when you walk down the main street and take in the sights.
Homes in Golden, Colorado, vary greatly. The area is known for small acreages and horse properties, luxury homes, and high end condo and townhome units. Surrounding areas include Golden Gate Canyon, parts of Coal Creek and Clear Creek Canyon. Home seekers in this area have a broad selection of options, from golf course communities to mountain property in the surrounding foothills.
Golden is surrounded by the cities of Arvada, Lakewood and Wheat Ridge, all excellent options for home buyers seeking the lifestyle Golden offers, but with slightly more affordable home prices. Located in Jefferson County, many home buyers look to this area for quality schools, as well as quality of life. Golden is home to many churches and family-friendly dining and restaurant options.
It goes without saying that access to the mountains via I-70 is very easy because of the city's proximity to the foothills. Those considering buying or selling real estate in the Golden area would benefit from the expertise of a Realtor who knows the area and can share knowledge of the housing options available to them in the area.
If you are thinking of buying or selling real estate in the Golden, Colorado, please do not hesitate to contact one of our real estate professionals with any questions you may have. We would love the opportunity to assist your with your home shopping needs, or provide sellers with a personalized comparable market analysis for the value of your home.
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