Some might say that Elizabeth is Colorado’s Best Kept Secret, and they just might be right! Are you looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city life? Seeking wide open spaces, acreage properties and small-town living? If so, then Elizabeth might be the perfect place for you!
The Town of Elizabeth has been in existence as a small, stable community since the late 1890’s. Located in the western portion of Elbert County; Elizabeth is approximately 45 miles southeast of Denver. The Town is sited at an elevation of 6,530 feet and is set in a unique pine forested area.
The Town of Elizabeth is largely influenced by its proximity to communities in Douglas County including Parker, Castle Rock and the Denver metropolitan area. Approximately 80% of the population of Elbert County live in western portions of the county and around the Town of Elizabeth. Many residents commute to Denver and its southern suburbs to work, shop and play.
Elizabeth Real Estate
Elizabeth Real Estate comes in many shapes, sizes and price ranges too. There are some great neighborhoods with average sized lots and a beautiful golf community as well, but Elizabeth is best known as a farm & ranch, horse property, and acreage community. There are no condominiums or townhomes within the town of Elizabeth, all homes are detached single family residences and the vast majority of homes do have some type of acreage. As with many south metro communities, home prices in Elizabeth vary greatly. Homes prices typically start in the low $300’s and can range to $4M+. The median home value in Elizabeth is just over $520k.
Notable neighborhoods in Elizabeth include:
- Spring Valley Ranch
- Wilde Point Ranch
- Pawnee Hills
- Sun Country Meadows
- Gold Creek Valley
Lifestyle and Attractions in Elizabeth
- The Elizabeth Stampede is a fun, action-packed Rodeo event that originated back in 1965 and continues annually in the first week of June at the Casey Jones Park in downtown Elizabeth. During this weekend the town lights up, turns on the tunes and residents and people from all over the region join in on the fun and festivities during this three-day celebration. Notable events during the Elizabeth Stampede include: Community Rodeo, Concert, Dance Bands, Parade, Xtreme Bulls and the PRCA Rodeo.
- The Rambler Ranch is an incredible museum mainly showcasing classic cars, but also features retro displays, appliances, a 1950’s diner, a 1920’s Sinclair Gas Station Replica and so much more. This museum is basically like Disneyland for the car lover and a collectors paradise! Tours are by appointment only and the small fee of $15 per person is well worth the experience.
- Spring Valley Golf Club is a privately owned, public facility situated at an elevation of 6800 feet and surrounded by 429 acres of rolling hills. It’s a challenging 18-hole championship course set in beautiful surroundings. After a round of golf, relax in The Lounge which offers a variety of menu and beverage options and great service at a reasonable price.
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