Castle Rock CO Real Estate is in demand by Buyers in metro Denver and in the state of Colorado. Located in a beautiful valley just 45 minutes south of downtown Denver, Castle Rock is a small, historic community with amazing views of the Rocky Mountains. The heart of Castle Rock is the historic downtown area where residents go to shop and dine at the unique stores and restaurants. As the southern most suburb in metro Denver, residents of Castle Rock enjoy affordable housing with an easy commute up the I-25 corridor to downtown Denver. Castle Rock sits at the midway point between downtown Denver and downtown Colorado Springs, making it a popular choice for families and couples who have to commute both to Denver and Colorado Springs. The public schools in Castle Rock are part of the highly acclaimed Douglas County school district.
Castle Rock is the county seat for Douglas County and hosts the Douglas County Fair each year. There are also numerous events held in downtown Castle Rock throughout the year. As a suburb of Denver, residents of Castle Rock enjoy the many amenities of Denver including the Colorado Rockies professional baseball team, Denver Broncos professional football team, the Colorado Avalanche professional hockey club and the Denver Nuggets professional basketball team. The famous Denver Art Museum just completed a multi-million dollar addition and Denver boasts the largest performing arts complex in the United States. Denver’s roots were 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 Vail, Keystone, Copper Mountain, Winter Park and Breckenridge are within a two to three hour drive of Castle Rock, CO.
For the period of January 2011 - December 2011 the average home price in Castle Rock was $363,249. Compared to the average home price of $394,899 during the same period in 2010. There have been 1,036 homes sold between January 2011 - December 2011compared to 1,130 homes sold for the same period in 2010. It takes 162 days on average for a home to sell in Castle Rock as of December 31, 2011.
There are 16 neighborhoods within the city of Castle Rock, 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 Rock CO Real Estate market, contact Doug directly at (303) 886-3437.