Boulder, CO

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Found at the base of the Rocky Mountain foothills is Boulder. It is the largest town in Boulder County. It's twenty five miles north west of Denver. The Boulder Valley School District (BVSD) extends from the peaks of the Continental Divide to the Denver suburbs. It has fifty-five schools and at least 28,000 students. The BVSD has persistently rated as one of the top 3 of Colorado's Front Range school districts as measured by national and state academic rankings and is frequently rated the best. Graduated students score well above the state and national averages on the ACT and SAT college entrance examinations.

The Boulder Valley School District is accountable for the public school system in Boulder as well as in the nearby cities and towns of Nederland,

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The Wonderland Hills community is located in the northwestern part of Boulder Colorado and is surrounded by nothing but sheer beauty.  With the Rocky Mountain directly behind this subdivision and Wonderland Lake along the far north edge, you are never far form a hiking or biking trail in this community. Wonderland Hills is unique, mature, quiet, and absolutely gorgeous.  The homes range in design with many of them featuring fenced in front courtyards which offer a lot of privacy as well as additional outdoor living space. All around you can see large and lush trees which offer much shade and of course lots of great bird watching.  Additionally the Wonderland Hills Park or one of their two swimming pools is the perfect place for residents to spend the

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Colorado Front Range Numbers for all of the MLS.

Entire MLS (All Areas)

Residential Highlights

  • 9.8% increase in average price (sold) ($311,893)
  • 17.4% increase in number of closed sales year-over-year (3,730)
  • 34.4% decrease in average days on market (63)
  • 7.5% increase in New listings (4,577)

 Condo/Townhome Highlights (All Areas)

  • 9.1% increase in average price (sold) ($183,359)
  • 20.0% increase in closed sales year over year (955)
  • 37.8% decrease in average days on market (69)
  • 11.9% increase in number of new listings (1,135)
  • 59.4% decrease in absorption rate (1.8months)
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Outdoor fun is the keyword in Boulder. Summer or winter, there's plenty to keep you occupied and some of these things to do are backpacking, bicycling and mountain climbing, among others. Boulder also offers lots of parks worth going to if you wish to commune with nature.

Chautauqua Park is a petite, but beautiful park that is situated at the west end of the Baseline Road and at the base of the Flatirons. You'll find hiking paths in various directions which connect you with locations like Gregory Canyon and Flagstaff Mountain. A very popular and simple trail is the Mesa Trail, that extends for about 7 miles from Eldorado Canyon to Chautaqua. You can also select more challenging trails that lead to the Shadow Canyon, Bear Canyon and the Fern Canyon.

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If you are looking for a townhome in Boulder that not only has a great location but a great price tag as well, look no further.  We have an amazing property for sale located very close the Boulder Country Club, and just a short drive from Longmont and Denver! This property is a much coveted end unit that features a main floor master bedroom, main floor laundry facility, vaulted ceilings, a fireplace, skylights, and fresh paint.  There is also an additional living space in the basement with a bedroom and bath. The home also has a wonderful screened in patio which overlooks the lush mature landscape.

4995 Clubhouse Cir Boulder, 80301
MLS #: 690476
Price: $269,900

For more information about homes for sale in Boulder, click here!

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Boulder is a great favorite for most climbers and, as the name suggests, there's a great variety of rock climbing to be had around the city. You could find the absolute right place to climb in Boulder. It does not matter if you're a traditional climber on the lookout for the classic lines of Eldo, a sports clamping aficionado seeking granite in the many canyons or perhaps a bouldering aficionado who would like to deal with a number of the climbs in the Flagstaff Mountains. Apart from your choices in Boulder, destinations such as Lumpy Ridge, Shelf Road, Garden of the Gods, and Rifle are only a couple of hours drive away.

Eldorado Springs, which is called Eldo, is a world renowned place to go for conventional clamping. A lot of people go to Boulder only

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Founded in the 1870s, the University of Colorado is one of the most prominent landmarks at the centre of Boulder city. It covers about 600 acres and also has a series of exceptionally designed gardens. The Old Main Building posseses an appealing Heritage Center, which happens to be worthy of a visit. Also of interest to visitors will be the Sommers Bausch Observatory, which is located along Kittridge Loop Drive. The Observatory holds long star gazing sessions on Friday evenings, within the summer season. The university is open daily and admission is free of charge.

The Flagstaff Mountain towers high over the nearby city of Boulder and it's frequented continually by folks that like the great outdoors. Between May and August in summer, the Summit

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The streets of Boulder, Colorado were filled with world-class pro cyclists and thousands of spectators on Saturday, August 25, 2012 as Stage 6 of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge rolled through this vibrant city.   Starting in Golden, Colorado, the cyclists raced over 100 miles of varied terrain through Boulder County, concluding with a steep climb and finish on top of Boulder's own Flagstaff Mountain.   Boulder resident Rory Sutherland of team United Healthcare won Stage 6 of the race.  Called one of the most demanding bike races ever held on American soil, the Pro Cycling Challenge also travelled through some of our country's most spectacular scenery including Aspen, Vail, Breckenridge and Steamboat Springs.  

We are proud to say that the race concluded

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Many different industries across the Colorado, including the real estate sector, are in the beginning stages of what people are now calling a “come-back”.  The come-back initialized in February when increases in home sales and decreases in foreclosures could be seen across Colorado especially in the Boulder/Denver area.  Homes that are priced for less than $500 thousand have been flying off the market in record time which many are attributing to low volumes of inventory, even lower interest rates, an improved local job market, recent hikes in rent, and an overall increase in buyer's demand.

Although these changes can be seen across the board for this particular price point the overall inventory of homes for sale is significantly lower then anticipated. 

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Boulder, Colorado was selected as one of the top 20 markets over the next 20 years

(Jasper just above Boulder taking in the view)

Business Insider just announced Boulder shows indications of being poised to be one of the top markets for the next 20 years 'Where Will Americans Be Living In 20 Years?'


Dr. Stan Humphries states in his article at that his  "best guess is that the biggest winners in the housing market two decades from now are going to be small- to mid-sized cities, some close to larger metros and others more distant."  This fits Boulder perfectly with it's location next to outdoor activities, a first class

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