The city of Lakewood is a western suburb of metro Denver, and is home to a wide variety of real estate options. Lakewood abuts to the City and County of Denver on its eastern edge, and has easy access to downtown Denver and the foothills. Lakewood is located in Jefferson County, which many families seek because of the reputation of their schools.
Homes for sale in Lakewood, Colorado, vary a bit, but many are suited to families who prefer to be close to downtown for career options, but can quickly escape to the mountains for a weekend get-a-way. Lakewood is one of the more established cities on the Western side of metro Denver, and therefore many of the homes are in neighborhoods that have been around for a bit, but are well-cared for by their owners.
The city recently added the Belmar shopping and multi-use development which boasts excellent retail amenities, combined with commercial and residential living areas. Real estate for sale in the City of Lakewood areas range from condos, lofts and townhomes, to single family living, and tends to move very quickly and at price points above average for the Denver Metro area.
The recent addition of light rail service to downtown Denver, extending to Golden and the Jefferson County courthouse and administration buildings has been very nice for residents. The city is also home to excellent parks, trails and outdoor activities, including winter festivities such as an outdoor winter ice rink, and the Jefferson County fairgrounds.
Highway access via 6th Avenue or Interstate 70 is great, and provides easy opportunity to get to Red Rocks Ampitheater, and local hiking trails, all within minutes of leaving the house.
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