Wheat Ridge CO Homes For Sale

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By Colorado Real Estate Home
Sep 17, 2012 - 4:40:00 PM

Wheat Ridge CO Homes For Sale
via Denver Colorado's MLS

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Wheat Ridge Colorado

Over 32,000 residents witness to the excellent quality of life available in Wheat Ridge, a western suburb of Denver Colorado homesWheat Ridge real estate bridges Metropolitan Denver with the Rocky Mountain playground from its location in the foothills along the Front Range where residents enjoy miles of open space, trails, and parks.

Wheat Ridge real estate features large home sites with mature landscaping.  Situated in the heart of Jefferson County along Interstate 70, between Arvada to the north and Lakewood to the south, Wheat Ridge home styles
Wheat Ridge
Wheat Ridge Colorado
span 150 years from quaint bungalows to ranch style homes.  Prices for these west Denver CO homes range from $50,000 to well over $1 million, averaging under $300,000.

Founded in 1859 as a farming community, Wheat Ridge once supplied produce and dairy products to thousands of workers involved in the mining industries for coal, ore, and some gold and silver.  By the time mining operations slowed down, the community was already well-situated as the world's largest producer of carnations.  The town incorporated in 1969 to avoid being annexed by other cities in the growing Metropolitan region.

Opportunities are convenient for every aspect of life from work to play.  Now home to the Exempla-Lutheran Medical Center which employs over 2,500 people, and businesses such as Kaiser Permanente, Medved Colorado, and several national chain stores, the community continues to offer a great place for families to settle down.

Families are served by the highly acclaimed JeffCo Schools, and numerous private schools in the Denver area.  Still proud of its farming heritage, the high school mascot is the "Farmers."

Wheat Ridge Colorado
Wheat Ridge Colorado
The City is partnering with the Colorado Historical Society and Wheat Ridge Historical Society to restore the old Baugh Cabin in a tribute to the frontier days.  Along with an extraordinary amount of parkland, the city maintains a 70,000-square-foot recreation center with programs suited to all ages.   Other community activities include a variety of arts and cultural venues like Performance in the Park summer music, public art places, and events at Wheat Ridge Historical Park, the Baugh House, and the Richards-Hart Estate.  Folks also enjoy the Colorado Railroad Museum and the convenient Lakeside Shopping Center.

Wheat Ridge is the gateway to the Rocky Mountains.  Nearby is Crown Hill Park, the most popular Open Space in Jefferson County with its bird sanctuary and recreational options.  Sloan Lake Park features the Sloan and Cooper lakes for fishing, water skiing, picnicking and leisurely walks.  For sightseers and snow sports, the Ski Train passes through the city and under the Continental Divide to Winter Park Ski Resort.  A variety of other ski resorts are easily accessible along I-70 within an hour and a half.
Featured Neighborhoods in Wheat Ridge - Single Family Homes

Applewood Distinctive Address  -  Applewood Estates  -  Applewood Hills Applewood Knolls  -  Applewood Place  -  Applewood Preserve  -  Applewood Ridge  -  Applewood Village  -  Applewood Vista  -  Barry  -  Barths  -  Bel Aire  -  Berkeley Heights  -  Blair  -  Blake  -  Bliss  -  Brewster  -  Brookside  -  Cal Har Estates  -  Cambridge Park  -  Carpenter  -  Chambers  -  Cherry Lane Choi Minor  -  Clear Creek Vista  -  Clearvale  -  Climie  -  Columbia Heights  -  Connellee  -  Crestview Park  -  Daniels  -  Del Vue  -  Depew Estates  -  Dougs  -  Edgewater  -  Estes Heights  -  Fred L Spallone  -  Fruitdale Valley  -  Giddings Parry  -  Hacienda Loma Vista  -  Happy Landings  -  Highland Gardens  -  Hill  -  Hillcrest Heights  -  Horizon Heights  -  Jalamar  -  Johnsons Heights  -  Kilians  -  Krull Lakeside  -  Maple Grove Village  -  Melrose Manor  -  Mortensen  -  Mountain Shadows  -  Newland  -  Norgren  -  Northern Slope  -  Olinger Gardens  -  Orton Heights  -  Overlook Estates  -  Palmyra Gardens  -  Paramount Heights  -  Prospect Gardens  -  Prospect Ridge  -  Rolling Hills  -  Skyline Estates  -  Stewart Gardens  -  Sunny Meadows  -  Teglar Thomas  -  West Horizon  -  Wheatridge Manor  -  Wheatridge View Wildwood  -  Willow Lane  -  Yousse

Featured Neighborhoods in Wheat Ridge, Colorado -Condominiums

Brookside Townhouses  -  Garrison Lakes  -  Garrison Village  -  Hacienda Loma  -  Hillside  -  Kingsbrooke  -  Le Marquis  -  Marshall Park Villas  -  Parkside Townhomes  -  Ptarmigan  -  Quails Nest  -  Wheat Ridge Plaza

Links of Interest for Wheat Ridge, Colorado Real Estate

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