Aurora, CO: Gateway to the Rockies
Aurora, CO is a vibrant city and the state’s third largest city with a population of 276,000. With Rocky Mountains visible in the distance, what started as a modest military town has turned into one of the fastest growing cities in the area. Located just 10 miles east of Denver, commuting is a breeze with direct access to I-225 which links to several major travel arteries. Also nearby is the Denver International Airport as well as the state of the art Anschutz Medical Campus.
In addition, the promise of a LRT extension to Aurora in 2016, navigating around the greater Denver area will be easier than ever for both residents and visitors. If you’re looking for an alternative to living in Denver, Aurora real estate is the perfect fit.
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Aurora Homes For Sale
The Aurora real estate market is a mix of single-family homes, townhomes, and condos in a range of price ranges. With over 450 neighborhoods in the city, there is a lot to choose from. First-time homebuyers may be interested in an affordable condo, whereas growing families should consider some of the newer builds that feature more spacious interiors. Luxury homebuyers can look to the subdivisions of Southshore, Saddle Rock, and High Plains Country Club for upscale options.
Aurora is also home to several active adult communities for those homebuyers looking to downsize and retire. Heritage Eagle Bend is among one of the more well-known options that offers gorgeous views of the Rockies and an 18-hole golf course.
Amenities Near Aurora Colorado Real Estate
If you love the outdoors, you’ll love the countless recreational opportunities just minutes from Aurora homes for sale. Throw in 300 days of sunshine a year, and you’ve got a recipe for year-round fun. Residents can take advantage of over 100 parks and 50 miles of trails to explore. The Aurora Reservoir offers an array of water based sports and activities whereas Cherry Creek State Park (another local favorite) has a shooting range and trails for horseback riding. Golf enthusiasts can tee off at one of seven public golf courses.
Prefer the arts? A simple walk around town provides a wealth of public art. In all there are over 240 original art pieces displayed throughout town to admire. Then check out The Aurora Fox, the city’s most beloved professional theater company based out of the East End Arts District.
There’s lots of shopping and dining within a quick drive Aurora homes for sale like Southlands on Main St. and Aurora Mall on E Alameda Avenue. The city is also home to a number of ethnic markets and mom and pop shops to satisfy any shopaholic.