Neighborhood Guide: Castle Rock

Castle Rock
Coming in at number forty on Money magazine’s 2019 list of the “Best Places to Live” is gorgeous Castle Rock, Colorado. This little quarry town, about a half an hour south of Denver, has come a long way since its inception in 1878. Castle Rock has especially experienced rapid growth over the last decade and continues to expand. With with climbing job and population growth rates, learn what makes Castle Rock so desirable.

 

Community
This little municipality, with a current population of just over 65k people, is nestled halfway between Denver and Colorado Springs. The town, located on the foothills of the great Rocky Mountains, is just below a big beautiful rock that gives the town its name. Living here comes with all of the advantages of a small community but still places residents in close proximity to larger cities. Parks, golf courses, and the scenic Ridgeline Trail offer plenty of opportunity to enjoy the outdoors.

 

Livability
A little over five years ago Castle Rock also became home to the Outlets at Castle Rock. The Outlets are a modern outdoor shopping center with popular stores and restaurants. A nearby charming downtown area boasts more local shops and restaurants. This is also where the city hosts regular events and festivals including the annual Starlighting, at which a star is lit atop the city’s namesake rock. Activities around town also include an outdoor ice rink open in the winter months. In addition, many residents frequent the Miller Activity Complex where you can enjoy indoor pools, batting cages, and a children’s indoor playground.

 

The city is affordable & popular among families and young professionals. The median home price is $480k, according to Redfin. In addition, the city is located close to Interstate 25 and is a short commute to Denver’s Tech Center.

 

Notable Features
Just to the north and closer to Denver lies the serene gated community of Castle Pines Village. This neighborhood offers a luxury lifestyle with endless amenities. A sprawling golf course and country club, a crystal-clear reservoir. and countless parks are just some of the activities and destinations to explore. Take advantage of the community’s swimming pools, tennis courts, and playgrounds. Close to outstanding schools, hospitals and art centers, this little slice of paradise is a coveted place to call home.

 

With several current listings in desirable Castle Rock and Castle Pines, Corken + Company would love to show you around. Providing real estate solutions without limits. It’s what we do and we would love to do it for you in lush and thriving Castle Rock! 

 

Sold / Leased in Castle Rock:
184 Morgan Place, Castle Pines, CO – 8 bed / 10 bath / 10+ car garage

 

Looking to buy, sell, or lease in Castle Rock? Call the experts at Corken + Company today here.

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