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Castle Pines North, now officially The City of Castle Pines, CO Real Estate is in demand by Buyers in metro Denver and in the state of Colorado. Located in gently rolling hills just 35 minutes south of downtown Denver, Castle Pines is a secluded community surrounded by more than 15,000 acres of dedicated open space, exclusive Castle Pines Village and the soon to be completed Reuter-Hess Reservoir. Within Castle Pines there are 13 miles of nature trails, 3 parks and 560 acres of open space. The two elementary schools, middle school and high school serving Castle Pines all have received the highest school ranking available from the state of Colorado. The high school, Rock Canyon High School, was ranked the number one public high school in metro Denver by 5280 Magazine in 2007. In November 2007, Castle Pines residents voted to incorporate as a new city within Douglas County.
As a suburb of Denver, residents of Castle Pines enjoy the many amenities of Denver including the Denver Broncos professional football team, the Colorado Rockies professional baseball team, the Denver Nuggets professional basketball team and the Colorado Avalanche professional hockey club. Denver boasts the largest performing arts complex in the United States and the Denver Art Museum just completed a multi-million dollar addition. Denver’s roots are tied into the cattle and ranching industry and the Denver Western Stock Show continues to be a January tradition that attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors to the city each year. In addition, world class skiing at famous Colorado Ski resorts such as Breckenridge, Vail, Keystone, Winter Park and Copper Mountain are within a two to three hour drive of Castle Pines.
For the period of January 1, 2011 to December 31, 2011 the average home price in Castle Pines was $453,889. Whearas the average home price in 2010 was $521,785. The reason for the price differential is a difference in product mix. In 2010 there were 73 homes that sold above $750,000; whereas in 2011 only 54 homes have sold above $750,000. There have been 182 homes sold between January 1, 2011 and December 31, 2011 compared to 180 homes sold for the same time period in 2010. It takes 121 days on average for a home to sell in Castle Pines as of December 31, 2011.
There are 27 neighborhoods within the city of Castle Pines, each having its own amenities and style of housing. Doug Hutchins is an experienced real estate professional that can help identify which neighborhood matches with your home buying needs. For true local and knowledgeable service in the Castle Pines CO Real Estate market, contact Doug directly at (303) 886-3437.
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