Golden, Where the West Lives : Community profiles for people relocating to Colorado

Cute, comfortable and snuggled along Clear Creek Canyon in Denver’s foothills, Golden began during the Pikes Peak Gold Rush of 1859. It is the site of the well-regarded Colorado School of Mines and beer brewing giant MillerCoors.

Golden is a beautiful place to call home. Its casual Western lifestyle combined with proximity to Denver’s world-class amenities make it one of Colorado’s most desirable cities. The downtown has a welcoming, vintage ambiance and boasts historic buildings, fun shops and top-notch eateries.

The Miners Alley Playhouse, the Jefferson Symphony Orchestra and the Foothills Art Center create a cultural tapestry not often found in towns of this size. The renowned Golden Fine Arts Festival is one of the most prestigious juried art shows in the nation and draws thousands of visitors every August.

With the majestic Rocky Mountains around every corner, Golden is the perfect place to enjoy outdoor activities. Hiking, camping, skiing and rafting venues are all close at hand. Cycling is particularly popular, with a bike path running along nearby scenic Highway 6. The local American Mountaineering Center attests to area’s popularity with mountaineers from around the country.

Nothing quite measures up to waking up in Golden, Colorado. The Rockies jut into the crystal blue sky; the sun sparkles and the air is fresh and crisp.  The stars twinkle like diamonds in the nighttime sky. Homes for sale in Golden are coveted because they offer so much. And Golden offers some great luxury home neighborhoods, including Genesee, Riva Chase, Lookout Mountain and Sixth Avenue West Estates.

If you are planning a move to Golden, contact us.  We know the best homes in the best neighborhoods and are here to make your Denver area home buying experience an outstanding one.