When searching for a new home, you may be torn between wanting the charm and community of a small town and the energy and opportunity afforded by a larger city. Those who buy Evergreen, Colorado real estate enjoy the best of both worlds by living in a lovely historic town just outside of Denver. As you will discover, Evergreen may be the perfect place to reside.

 Evergreen, Colorado

  

A Suburb of Denver with Its Own History and Appeal

Located just 35 minutes outside of Denver and an hour drive from the Denver International Airport, Evergreen might be dismissed as little more than a convenient place for commuters. One visit will show you why people are so happy with their homes in Evergreen, CO, and why residents consider their community a hidden gem. Established in 1859, Evergreen flourished as the timber industry grew and attracted Denver society, film stars, and even U.S. Presidents as a summer travel destination. Registered Historic Places in Evergreen include

 

  • Bergen Park
  • Dedisse Park
  • Evergreen Conference District
  • Everhardt Ranch
  • Fillius Park
  • Hiwan Homestead
  • Humphrey House
  • O'Fallon Park
  • Pence Park

 

Nature Surrounds Homes in Evergreen, CO

Thousands of acres of wilderness surround the town, and downtown Evergreen nestles against beautiful Evergreen Lake. Even those who own Denver property may find it hard to resist the year-round recreational activities available in Evergreen, including

 

  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Ice skating
  • Snowshoeing
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Hiking
  • Mountain biking
  • Horseback riding
  • Birding
  • Attending outdoor weddings and concerts

 

In addition to the parks considered historic places, local parks include several that are part of the Denver Mountain Parks system and the Jefferson County Open Space Plan. The Hiwan Golf Club is located near Bergen Park and is the only country club in Evergreen.

 

Education and Culture in Evergreen, CO Real Estate

You don’t have to be outdoorsy to find Evergreen, CO real estate appealing. Parents will be impressed by the educational opportunities afforded at local schools such as

 

  • Evergreen, Conifer, and Clear Creek High Schools
  • Clear Creek Middle School
  • King-Murphy Elementary School
  • Evergreen Academy
  • Evergreen Country Day School
  • Grace Christian School
  • Montessori School of Evergreen

 

Entertainment, cultural events, and fine dining are found easily in downtown Evergreen. The Little Bear Saloon is widely known as a great entertainment venue as well as a good place to enjoy a meal. There are several saloons, taverns, and sports bars to entertain rowdier crowds, but you can enjoy a quiet date night at cafes and bistros with a variety of menu options. Some feature bottles of local wine and others offer gorgeous views of Evergreen Lake to accompany your meal.

 

It’s easy to see why people are happy to live in Evergreen. David Person with Colorado Homes Connection can help you find the home of your dreams whether its home, condo, or loft in Evergreen.