Golden

Golden is a small to medium size town at the base of the foothills, 20 minutes from Downtown Denver and Boulder, and 45 minutes to the closest ski area. Golden boasts its own downtown, and has access to numerous paved and hiking trails straight from town. Clear Creek runs through the center of Golden, offering tubing and kayaking in the summer, and plenty of recreation year round.

About Golden, Colorado Real Estate

Golden is simply a wonderful place to live and play.  Situated at the base of the foothills, you feel like you are in a mountain town, but you have access to the whole Denver Metro area just a few miles away.  Golden is a smaller community of about 18k people,  with restaurants, breweries, shopping, parks, trails all within walking distance from town.   The Historic District includes homes from 8th St to 18th St in downtown Golden, and also the East St Historic District on the East side of Jackson St in downtown Golden.  
 
There are plenty of other neighborhoods close by, that offer all varieties of housing as well, and most of them have biking access to town.
 
Some of our favorite restaurants downtown include The Buffalo Rose, a restored hotel and bar with tons of history, The Bridgewater Grill, with an outdoor patio overlooking Clear Creek, Abejas with lots of farm to table dishes, and Bob's Atomic Burgers, likely the best burger you will ever have.  
 
In the summer, Clear Creek runs through town and is lots of fun for tubers, kayakers, swimmers, and those looking for a peaceful spot to cool off.  There are also some amazing paved walking and biking trails that follow the creek West, or head East towards downtown Denver.  
 
If its trails you are after you have many good hiking and mountain biking options.  There are several great trails right from town, including the Chimney Gulch Trail, North Table Mountain, South Table Mountain, and Apex Open Space
 
There are also so many great festivals throughout the year in Golden, including The Buffalo Bill Days Festival, The Fine Arts Festival, 4th of July Events, The Old Golden Christmas Candlelight Walk, and many more.  For more Golden events throughout the year, click Golden Events
 
Feel free to reach out to us for more information on all things Golden.  We love this community.  We live here, we play here, and we work here!!
 

There are several neighborhoods in the Golden area, at a variety of price points.  Here are a few examples below.  More info is in our neighborhood section.  

Mountain Ridge: (900's-1.3 Million). Mountain Ridge is on the North end of town at the base of the foothills, with easy access to Mitchell Elementary and town.  This neighborhood is a popular spot for families who want quick access to town and the outdoors.  

Mesa Meadows: (700's-2 million). Mesa Meadows sits at the base of North Table Mountain, facing West towards the foothills.  There is a great variety of housing in this neighborhood, from high end homes to starter homes closer to Ford St.  

Apple Meadows: (Low 500’s-600’s) Apple Meadows is a neighborhood about 3-4 miles North of downtown Golden. This is a great neighborhood for a starter home, or to buy a home that has potential for equity growth by remodeling. Many of these homes are ranch models and bi levels built in the early 70’s. People love this location because it is still very accessible to Golden, Denver, the Mountains, and Boulder as well. There are numerous trails and open space options from this neighborhood, with access to North Table Mountain, Long Lake Ranch Recreation Complex and trails, and it’s just a mile from White Ranch open space.

South Golden: (Low 500’s-800’s) There are several neighborhoods south of Downtown Golden that are still very affordable. These neighborhoods are near South Golden Road, West, South and East of the King Soopers shopping area in south Golden. Part of this area is also known as Pleasant View. There is everything from condos, to townhomes and duplexes, to single family homes. These homes are generally older homes, with some new construction sprinkled in as well. This area has great access to Golden, South Table Mountain, and the new light rail station at the Jefferson County Government center.

Lakota Hills: (Mid 600’s-low 900’s) This is a great neighborhood near Shelton Elementary with parks, trails, and close proximity to the Apex Open Space area near Heritage Square. This is a small neighborhood of tri level homes of approximately 1900 sq feet and up. These homes were built in the 1990’s and later. There is a paved trail from this neighborhood that leads to downtown Golden and the Splash water park.

Heritage Dells: (Low 700’s-High 900’s) This neighborhood is right next to Lakota Hills, off Heritage Rd and Kimball Ave. These homes where build in the late 70’s and early 80’s and are 2200-2800 sq ft on average. These homes boast mountain views, trail access, and a mountain feel. Families love this neighborhood for its affordability and access to Golden, Denver and the mountains.

North Table Mountain Village: (High 600’s-900’s) North Table Mountain Village is also in North Golden, about 3-4 miles from downtown Golden. This neighborhood boasts lots of options from with homes ranging from 1800-3500 sq feet. This neighborhood has great access to open space, mountain views, and parks.

Wildhorse Ranch: (Mid 500’s-mid 700’s) Wildhorse Ranch is a small neighborhood of 50 new homes just south if W 58th Dr. a mile West of highway 93. These homes were built in 2012 and consist of ranch, and two story models with no basements. These homes range from 1700-2300 sq ft. If you can find a home available in this neighborhood, you will get the most affordable newer home development in the whole area. This neighborhood is ideal for families looking for mountain views and access to trails and open space.

Golden’s Comprehensive Neighborhood Plans

Golden has a series of detailed neighborhood plans that align with the broader City of Golden Comprehensive Plan. These plans include specific guidelines and visions for different areas such as the West Downtown Neighborhoods, South Golden Road Neighborhoods, and North Clear Creek Neighborhood, among others. Each plan is tailored to preserve the unique character and historical significance of these areas while enhancing community safety, pedestrian mobility, and residential quality of life​.

Essential Services and Utilities in Golden

For those considering a move to Golden, it's important to be aware of the various essential services and utilities available. This includes electricity and gas services provided by Xcel Energy, water services, various options for telephone, cable, and internet services like CenturyLink and Comcast, and local police and fire department contact information. Additionally, Golden provides easy access to nearby hospitals like Lutheran Medical Center and St. Anthony Central. This comprehensive network of services ensures residents have all they need for a comfortable living​.

Historic Charm and Outdoor Recreation

Golden, originally the territorial capital of Colorado, is a place steeped in history with eight historic neighborhoods. These areas, including the Twelfth Street and 8th and 9th Street Historic Districts, showcase homes built by Colorado’s early entrepreneurs and are part of the city's rich historical fabric. In addition to its historic charm, Golden is known for its spectacular outdoor opportunities, given its location in the Clear Creek valley surrounded by mesas and mountains. The city is well-equipped for outdoor activities, with numerous shops and outfitters, and hosts a variety of annual events and festivals, making it a lively and engaging community​




 

Featured Properties

For Sale
For Lease
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300 Cliff Line Road
Sold
$2,995,000
300 Cliff Line Road, Golden, CO 80403
4 Beds 3.75 Baths 6,191 Sq.Ft.
510 24th Street
Pending
$2,700,000
510 24th Street, Golden, CO 80401
4,464 Sq.Ft.
2222 Arapahoe Street
Sold
$2,590,000
2222 Arapahoe Street, Golden, CO 80401
8 Beds 3 Baths 4,738 Sq.Ft.
701 12th Street Unit: 411
Sold
$2,500,000
701 12th Street Unit: 411, Golden, CO 80401
2 Beds 2.5 Baths 1,722 Sq.Ft.
2410 Fossil Trace Drive
Sold
$2,500,000
2410 Fossil Trace Drive, Golden, CO 80401
5 Beds 3.25 Baths 5,392 Sq.Ft.
390 18th Street
Sold
$2,499,000
390 18th Street, Golden, CO 80401
4 Beds 3.25 Baths 3,846 Sq.Ft.
1102 24th Street
Sold
$2,399,000
1102 24th Street, Golden, CO 80401
4 Beds 3.5 Baths 5,584 Sq.Ft.
567 Ridge Road
Sold
$2,350,000
567 Ridge Road, Golden, CO 80403
4 Beds 3.25 Baths 4,104 Sq.Ft.
307 Cliff Line Road
For Sale
$2,300,000
307 Cliff Line Road, Golden, CO 80403
3 Beds 2.75 Baths 4,606 Sq.Ft.
405 Wyoming Circle
Sold
$2,299,000
405 Wyoming Circle, Golden, CO 80403
4 Beds 3.5 Baths 5,196 Sq.Ft.
1275 Washington Avenue Unit: RP2
Sold
$2,290,000
1275 Washington Avenue Unit: RP2, Golden, CO 80401
3 Beds 3.5 Baths 2,570 Sq.Ft.
1422 Washington Avenue
Sold
$2,250,000
1422 Washington Avenue, Golden, CO 80401
3,277 Sq.Ft.
1422 Washington Avenue
Sold
$2,250,000
1422 Washington Avenue, Golden, CO 80401
6 Beds 5.25 Baths 3,277 Sq.Ft.
1010 Archer Street
Sold
$2,100,000
1010 Archer Street, Golden, CO 80401
12 Beds 5.5 Baths 6,682 Sq.Ft.
1407 Washington Avenue
Sold
$2,000,000
1407 Washington Avenue, Golden, CO 80401
4,979 Sq.Ft.
2409 Fossil Trace Drive
Sold
$2,000,000
2409 Fossil Trace Drive, Golden, CO 80401
4 Beds 4.25 Baths 5,050 Sq.Ft.
1960 Mt Zion Drive
Sold
$1,990,000
1960 Mt Zion Drive, Golden, CO 80401
3 Beds 2.25 Baths 2,170 Sq.Ft.
2200 FORD Street
Sold
$1,950,000
2200 FORD Street, Golden, CO 80401
13,939 Sq.Ft.
180 Enchanted Road
Sold
$1,950,000
180 Enchanted Road, Golden, CO 80401
4 Beds 3.5 Baths 5,675 Sq.Ft.
1275 Washington Avenue Unit: RP1
Sold
$1,950,000
1275 Washington Avenue Unit: RP1, Golden, CO 80401
3 Beds 3 Baths 2,046 Sq.Ft.
512 Maple Street
Sold
$1,900,000
512 Maple Street, Golden, CO 80403
3,890 Sq.Ft.
595 Blue Jay Drive
For Sale
$1,899,999
595 Blue Jay Drive, Golden, CO 80401
5 Beds 4.25 Baths 4,951 Sq.Ft.
455 Wyoming Circle
Sold
$1,895,000
455 Wyoming Circle, Golden, CO 80403
5 Beds 3.5 Baths 4,600 Sq.Ft.
339 Arapahoe Street
Sold
$1,890,000
339 Arapahoe Street, Golden, CO 80403
14 Beds 6 Baths 5,381 Sq.Ft.
584 Blue Jay Drive
Sold
$1,875,000
584 Blue Jay Drive, Golden, CO 80401
5 Beds 3.5 Baths 4,661 Sq.Ft.
246 Normans Street
Sold
$1,840,000
246 Normans Street, Golden, CO 80403
6 Beds 3.25 Baths 4,023 Sq.Ft.
500 18th Street
Sold
$1,825,000
500 18th Street, Golden, CO 80401
4 Beds 3 Baths 3,750 Sq.Ft.
800 Meadow Run
Sold
$1,790,000
800 Meadow Run, Golden, CO 80403
4 Beds 3 Baths 2,857 Sq.Ft.
1275 Washington Avenue Unit: R301
Sold
$1,759,000
1275 Washington Avenue Unit: R301, Golden, CO 80401
2 Beds 2.25 Baths 2,180 Sq.Ft.
1004 4th Street
Sold
$1,750,000
1004 4th Street, Golden, CO 80403
4 Beds 3.25 Baths 3,733 Sq.Ft.
1566 Valley View Court
Sold
$1,750,000
1566 Valley View Court, Golden, CO 80403
5 Beds 4.5 Baths 4,927 Sq.Ft.
1422 Ford Street
For Sale
$1,749,000
1422 Ford Street, Golden, CO 80401
3,177 Sq.Ft.
1422 Ford Street
For Sale
$1,749,000
1422 Ford Street, Golden, CO 80401
4 Beds 4 Baths 3,177 Sq.Ft.
1249 Wyoming Street
Sold
$1,695,000
1249 Wyoming Street, Golden, CO 80403
4 Beds 3.75 Baths 3,441 Sq.Ft.
515 Canyon Point Circle
Sold
$1,695,000
515 Canyon Point Circle, Golden, CO 80403
4 Beds 3.5 Baths 3,472 Sq.Ft.
1404 Jesse Lane
Sold
$1,690,000
1404 Jesse Lane, Golden, CO 80403
5 Beds 4.5 Baths 4,577 Sq.Ft.
1412 Jesse Lane
Sold
$1,650,000
1412 Jesse Lane, Golden, CO 80403
5 Beds 3.5 Baths 6,438 Sq.Ft.
841 Marston Trail
Sold
$1,650,000
841 Marston Trail, Golden, CO 80401
3 Beds 3 Baths 3,578 Sq.Ft.
1412 Jesse Lane
Sold
$1,650,000
1412 Jesse Lane, Golden, CO 80403
5 Beds 3.5 Baths 6,348 Sq.Ft.
810 Partridge Circle
Sold
$1,600,000
810 Partridge Circle, Golden, CO 80403
3 Beds 2.5 Baths 2,806 Sq.Ft.
1501 Jesse Lane
Sold
$1,599,000
1501 Jesse Lane, Golden, CO 80403
5 Beds 4 Baths 4,190 Sq.Ft.
801 Ridge Road
Sold
$1,590,000
801 Ridge Road, Golden, CO 80403
3 Beds 2.5 Baths 2,795 Sq.Ft.
404 Ridge Road
Sold
$1,590,000
404 Ridge Road, Golden, CO 80403
3 Beds 2.5 Baths 3,673 Sq.Ft.
472 Wyoming Circle
Sold
$1,575,000
472 Wyoming Circle, Golden, CO 80403
6 Beds 4.5 Baths 4,952 Sq.Ft.
567 Ridge Road
Sold
$1,575,000
567 Ridge Road, Golden, CO 80403
4 Beds 3.25 Baths 4,038 Sq.Ft.
1536 Jesse Lane
Sold
$1,550,000
1536 Jesse Lane, Golden, CO 80403
5 Beds 3.5 Baths 4,214 Sq.Ft.
1900 Pinal Road
Sold
$1,550,000
1900 Pinal Road, Golden, CO 80401
4 Beds 3.75 Baths 3,536 Sq.Ft.
1012 13th Street
Sold
$1,550,000
1012 13th Street, Golden, CO 80401
2 Beds 2.75 Baths 2,786 Sq.Ft.
1912 Sage Circle
Sold
$1,540,000
1912 Sage Circle, Golden, CO 80401
4 Beds 2.5 Baths 3,350 Sq.Ft.
1552 Jesse Lane
Sold
$1,525,000
1552 Jesse Lane, Golden, CO 80403
5 Beds 4 Baths 5,943 Sq.Ft.

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