Highlands Ranch Homes for Sale
Real Estate Listings in Highlands Ranch, CO
One of Denver’s most southern suburban communities, Highlands Ranch is nestled between Chatfield State Park and Interstate 25. With such proximity to the interstate among many other major roadways, commuting to and from the city of Denver whether for occupational needs or recreation can be easily achieved. The surrounding green space, views, affordable housing, highly rated public-schools, and accessibility to multiple major freeways all contribute to Highlands Ranch being voted the best place to live within all of Douglas County.
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More About Highlands Ranch
While there are a few smaller shopping centers in the area as well as UCHealth Highlands Ranch Hospital for medical needs, most of the community is compiled of neighborhoods, many of which boast master-planned amenities and layouts. Highlands Ranch is a great community to raise a family and in addition to more than a dozen parks and greenspaces in the area, you can also enjoy the Play Street Museum where kids can use their imaginations and explore. The area provides a true sense of community, and many locals attend the Sunday Farmers Market for fresh produce and handmade goods.
What Residents Have to Say…
“Great suburb, family friendly! There are some hidden gems and great local spots for food and drink. Downtown Littleton is just around the corner and there are plenty of parks and trails nearby”– Niche.com
“It is the perfect neighborhood for families to raise kids. It is centered around family entertainment and filled with family necessities, like gyms, schools, movie theatres, unique restaurants, and entertainment.”– Niche.com
Highlands Ranch Schools
Served by the Douglas County School District, Highlands Ranch is often sought after by families with school aged children as the public-schools in the district have received exceptionally high ratings. While the public-schools provided immense learning and recreational opportunities, the area is also home to alternative schooling options such as private schools ranging from elementary-high school as well as charter schools. For those seeking higher educational needs, with Denver easily accessible your options for higher education are near limitless.
Highlands Ranch Real Estate
The majority of homes within Highlands Ranch are single family homes, most of which were constructed in the 1970’s and on, however, there are a few different condo buildings and multi-family homes that provide alternative housing styles. The median home value within the area is just below $470,000, making it one of the more affordable areas in Douglas County, and while most of Highlands Ranch residents own their own homes, you can find a handful of rental opportunities in the area.