With a reputation for small town hospitality, this charming community has received recognition by numerous national publications as one of the best towns to live, work, dine, shop and play. Named for the prominent rock formation that overlooks the Town, and roots in mining and railroads, this bustling town offers an updated taste of the Old West. It boasts a historic downtown area, 6000 acres of open space, 50 developed parks, and 87 miles of trails. Castle Rock, easily accessible by Interstate 25, is home to the Outlets of Castle Rock (the largest open-air outlet center in the State) and is the seat of Douglas County. The town encompasses 33 square miles and sits in the East Plum Creek Valley at the base of the Rocky Mountains at an elevation of 6,202 feet.
Some of the Town’s most beautiful and prominent features are its open spaces, parks and trails. Take a hike with the kids, enjoy the great outdoors or sneak a peek at local wildlife. Most residents would agree, Castle Rock has some of the most gorgeous open space, trails, and mountain views in all of Colorado.
Castle Rock Real Estate
Real estate in Castle Rock is comprised of a wide array of options, from a small condominium or townhome to luxury homes, whatever your taste or budget, there is something for everyone in Castle Rock. The Town of Castle Rock was recently named one of the fastest growing areas in the entire country. Therefore, new construction and brand-new subdivisions are plentiful, however there is also an abundance of more established neighborhoods that are located closer to the center of downtown Castle Rock. Real estate prices in Castle Rock range from just under $200k for a 2-bedroom condominium to luxury homes for just under $5M. The median home value in Castle Rock is approximately $475k.
Notable Neighborhoods in Castle Rock include:
- The Meadows
- Founder’s Village
- Cobblestone Ranch
- Castle Meadows
- Red Hawk
- Plum Creek
- Diamond Ridge
Lifestyle and Attractions in Castle Rock
- Much like Lone Tree, Castle Rock is a shopping mecca! The Outlets at Castle Rock is the largest open-air outlet center in the state containing over 100 brand name stores. The addition of Promenade at Castle Rock has added a tremendous amount of dining options as well as a myriad of national retail stores including Sam’s Club, Hobby Lobby, Ulta, Home Goods, Ross, and TJ Maxx just to name a few. With so many shopping options at your back door, residents of Castle Rock rarely have to travel far to find just what they’re looking for.
- Construction of the adventurous Philip S. Miller Park began in the Summer of 2013. This now regional tourist destination truly offers something for everyone. The 300-acre park includes the Millhouse events center, an outdoor amphitheater, most recently featuring headliners such as The Fray, Everclear, and Clay Walker during their Summer Concert Series. The Miller Activity Complex (the MAC) offers indoor full sized and half sized athletic fields, 18-hole golf simulator,16 trampoline beds, batting cages, indoor leisure pool, lounge area with fireplace and so much more. The Challenge Hill, an outdoor staircase, an adventure playground and an interconnected trail network provides a fun, athletic experience for all skill levels. Castle Rock Adventure Park, added in 2015, offers 10 zip line courses, the Epic Sky Trek, Adventure Tower, and a Ninja Warrior course.
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