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Towering over this growing community in Douglas County, Castle Rock is the massive butte that gives the town its name. Once a sleepy, agricultural area, Castle Rock, Colorado is now home to sprawling neighborhoods full of luxury homes, condos and townhomes. Many homesites in Castle Rock enjoy majestic views of the surrounding area which includes Pike’s Peak, Mount Evans, Devil’s Head, Palmer Divide, Black Forest, Castle Pines and the Rampart Range. Over the years, several beautiful neighborhoods have sprung up in and around Castle Rock including:
- The Meadows
- Castle Pines North
- Founders Village
- Keene Ranch
- Plum Creek
Castle Rock is now connected to the greater Denver Metro Area and is located along the main artery of Interstate 25 (I-25). If Denver is bursting at the seams it is growing most notably in places like Douglas County. Many residents of Castle Rock commute into Denver, the Denver Tech Center and other sections of the metro area. Colorado Springs is also within commuting distance to the south and includes major military installations such as Fort Carson, Peterson Air Force Base, and the US Air Force Academy.
Buy a Home in Castle Rock and Commute to Denver or Colorado Springs!
Castle Rock is a place that is in glorious transition and expansion. Once home to vast ranches and farm land, it is now covered with luxury home developments, pristine golf courses, gated communities, a network of greenbelts and bike trails, retail shopping and even some condominium developments. The atmosphere is one of relaxation but also industrious production. You can still feel the working ranches of the past. The Outlet Mall at Castle Rock used to be a shopping destination for people from Denver, but now provides a central feature of the community. The entire community has been transformed as a suburb of Denver and a major thru-way along I-25.
The town of Castle Rock is where families gather to celebrate, volunteer, worship, work, and help one another. The culture in the community has quickly evolved as Denver has grown, businesses have relocated, and technology has joined us all closer together. But unlike Denver, Castle Rock enjoys more of a mountain feel with the looming presence of some of the most iconic mountain ranges. In this part of Colorado, you can see Pike’s Peak jutting up from the plains from just about anywhere and it is strikingly beautiful.
The wilderness areas to the west, south and east are havens for hunters, anglers, campers, explorers, outdoorsmen and adventurers of all kinds. Enticing outdoor activities include fishing along the South Platte River, hunting near Palmer Lake, exploring in Castlewood Canyon, four-wheeler trails at Deckers, and tons of golf at mountain courses such as Bear Dance. If you explore the areas around Castle Rock, it is not uncommon to see wildlife including bears, eagles, hawks, coyotes, and the occasional mountain lion. Buying real estate in Castle Rock provides access to the Denver Metro Area but also some distance from it. For a more quiet and comfortable approach, consider buying a home in Castle Rock!
Mark Hunke Knows Real Estate in Castle Rock!
The Mark Hunke Team of real estate professionals has provided superior service in and around Castle Rock and Castle Pines for many years. Mark has personally done business throughout Douglas County and understands what it takes as well as any realtor. If you have questions about the Castle Rock real estate market and Douglas County in general, contact Mark Hunke.