Thinking About Moving to Lone Tree?
Meet 8z Real Estate. We understand that finding the right home can often be a lengthy chore, so we created these guide pages to give you an idea about some of the areas that may interest you. Our knowledge and expertise combined with your input will help take the difficulty out of home searching for you. Take a quick look at what one of our Lone Tree agents has to say about this beautiful area:
What’s it like to live in Lone Tree?
Lone Tree, no more than 20 miles south of the Denver metro area, is the perfect setting for anyone who loves an active lifestyle without the hassle of big-city living. Life here varies from simply appreciated the natural environment, to hiking, bicycling or horseback riding the natural, rugged beauty of Bluffs Regional Park. Annual events include the city’s festival dedicated to experiencing local restaurant cuisine, viewing original works of art and enjoying some of Colorado’s fine wines and beers. The local career field is always growing, thanks to ever-expanding and varied job opportunities, but Lone Tree residents also have a unique appreciation of the unending natural beauty of the area.
What types of homes are in Lone Tree?
Lone Tree is a small, family-oriented community with homes designed and built with the care and the respect our beautiful, nature-rich area deserves. The sizes and styles of homes can change by the neighborhood, but if you have a specific size or architectural style in mind, one of our agents would be happy to help you decide on the best area for your and your family’s needs. Some neighborhoods, like Centennial Ridge, offers a variety of house styles, from charming ranch homes to multi-story homes on quiet cul-de-sacs. Heritage Estates is a gated community on a hill high above town. From up there you’ll have excellent panoramic views from the front range of the Rocky Mountains all the way into downtown Denver. Bluffmont Heights is a cozy enclave out of the city proper, but with conveniences usually found in more urban locations.
What’s unique about Lone Tree?
In addition to the gorgeous scenery and having access to a variety of outdoor activities, residents can get a real taste of the Wild West at the annual Douglas County Fair and Rodeo. In addition to top-shelf entertainment, the fair offers thrill rides and family-friendly rides and a series of bronco-busting rodeo feats and competitions. The Lone Tree Brewing Company is right in your backyard, a neighborhood gathering place that offers hand-crafted beers, ales and stouts. Nearby Park Meadows Retail Resort is Colorado’s largest enclosed shopping center, with more than 185 unique shops and restaurants.
Where are the good schools in Lone Tree?
One of our agents will be happy to help you in your choice of neighborhood and which school or schools are nearest to each location. Lone Tree is primarily served by these four main schools in Douglas County:
- Eagle Ridge Elementary School | Grades K-6 | 7716 Timberline Rd, Lone Tree, CO 80124
- Acres Green Elementary School | Grades PK-6 | 13524 Acres Green Dr, Littleton, CO 80124
- Cresthill Middle School | Grades 7-8 | 9195 Cresthill Ln, Highlands Ranch, CO 80130
- Highlands Ranch High School | Grades 9-12 | 9375 Cresthill Lane, Highlands Ranch, CO 80130
What are the best things to do in Lone Tree?
Well, let’s start with the Rocky Mountains, which are closer than you may think. Aside from the awe-inspiring photographic opportunities, there are hundreds of marked trails, pristine camping and fishing grounds, ski resorts, bed & breakfasts and river rafting. One of the beautiful features of living in Lone Star is that a relaxing walk through the countryside is only minutes away. If you prefer indoor pursuits, Lone Tree offers movie theaters, indoor skydiving, entertainment venues and art centers. If you do feel like going into Denver, the Regional Transportation District’s (RTD’s) light rail lines stop at major Denver hot spots, including the Theatre District, the Sports Authority Field at Mile High and the 16th Street Mall.
Is Lone Tree right for me?
If you’re tired of the same old, same old big-city life, but aren’t quite ready for a cabin in the woods, then Lone Tree may be just the right fit for you. Fresh air, fantastic views from every angle, an unending array of exciting activities, cultural events, shopping spots and fine dining and drinking establishments are at your beck and call. Partner in a supportive, environmentally-friendly outlook and you have one of the more unique, yet family-friendly spots in which to settle down.