Only about 40 minutes west of Denver, Colorado lies a community brimming with activity and pristine beauty. Homes for sale in Evergreen are in a town that’s reminiscent of an Alpine village or a journey into a Hans Christian Anderson novel. This leaves no doubt why so many choose to call this natural wonderland, home.
Evergreen boasts communities surrounded by thousands of acres of epic Rocky mountain beauty and parks, perfect for hikers, skiers, and campers alike. Water-lovers enjoy the vast Evergreen Lake open spring to fall. This eclectic community truly thrives on outdoor experiences and boasts incredible vistas. But residents in the area enjoy a diverse cultural community as well, ranging from theater to fine arts, fine dining to fly-fishing. There is no lack of an experiential existence, making the communities of Evergreen, truly sought after in the housing market in Colorado.
Top of the list are the Hiwan and Bergen Communities. Hiwan Golf Club is Evergreens only local country club. The incredible custom homes of this pristine area vary from semi-custom to luxury builds. Focus is on elite service, style and of course, views of the nearby mountains. The area also boasts Colorado’s #1 school –Bergen Valley Elementary. Hiwan Golf Course is a 70 par, pristine course, also used for skiing in the winter, making the Hiwan area an ideal place for those who relish fine living and endless amenities.
For those truly wanting a natural escape from the hustle and bustle, Bear Mountain Vista community is a close second choice. A normal day begins a journey through nature, witnessing countless, diverse, wildlife in a pristine setting. Bison, Elk, Bear and the smaller creatures co-exist with communities retaining respect and grace. One does not exclude luxury living in the great outdoors, however, and the larger parcel lots equate to custom, exceptional homes with no lack of modernity or breathtaking views.
Next, and continuing with a natural theme, is the Upper Bear Creek community. The focus for those living in this impeccably beautiful area, just a few minutes from Evergreen, is without a doubt, trout and fly-fishing. Upper Bear Creek itself is a trout fisherman’s dream. The creek winds down to pond areas and eventually into the Stutte River. But residents boast that “monstrous” trout are routinely caught up and down the creek. Like Bear Mountain Vista, Upper Bear Creek residents seek an elegant and posh home with privacy and nature as the focus. This area is one of the most sought after in the outskirts of Denver.
Lastly, and the closest to Denver is the community of Kerr Gulch. With spectacular views of Mt. Evans, this close knit community thrives on the culture and experience of downtown Evergreen. This hiker and biker focused area is home to wonderful trails for the athletically inclined. Not to be outdone in housing, the custom mountain focused custom builds in the area are on the higher end but offer incredible upgrades, finishes and views, similar to the above mentioned areas.
Evergreen, Colorado and the surrounding areas is a destination home-place for so many in the metro-Denver area. With proximity to the “big city”, one can take advantage of the urban experience and yet escape to the utopia so desired by home seekers. From wilderness to wainscoting, there is no doubt that one can find the home of dreams in Evergreen.