As a real estate agent I mainly serve the Superior, Louisville, Lafayette and Boulder area. I want you to feel good about the community and area you live in so I want to help you as much as I can with my expertise. Find out what each of these communities can offer you in terms of restaurants, activities, events, and schools. Don’t hesitate to reach out if you want more information! For more details on the real estate market in each of these areas, you can get my monthly market report by clicking here.
Superior, named #2 best suburbs to live in Colorado by Niche in 2019, started as a small mining town and with careful planning, has grown to a well thought out town with lots of open spaces, lakes, rolling hills, a dog park, pickle ball and tennis courts, pools, playgrounds, and walking and bike paths. Add to this, the location right off the Denver Boulder Turnpike is convenient to both Boulder and Denver and is close to FlatIrons Mall and other convenient shopping like Costco. There are amazing restaurant options nearby whether you like sushi, fine Italian, Mexican, pho, diners, and much more!
The town and local HOA work hard to provide a small hometown feel with many events throughout the year! Among them is a chili festival, beer festival, casino night, many movie nights in the park, an Independence parade followed by a pancake breakfast served by the local firefighters, and much much more. The town recently purchased the old Landrover property and are looking at more ways to enhance the town.
Superior is in the Boulder Valley School District has two elementary schools, Superior Elementary and Eldorado K-8. The local high school is Monarch High School, but residents can open enroll to other nearby schools like Peak to Peak Charter School in Lafayette and Fairview High School in South Boulder. Fitness minded residents love Lifetime Fitness as well as the Sports Stable. Two close by golf courses are the Omni Interlocken Golf Course and Coal Creek Golf Course.
A variety of housing is found here from luxury homes and townhomes in Calmante, to the luxury homes in the gated community of Waterford in Rock Creek to mid and upper-ranged homes as well as entry level townhomes and condos. In the new downtown, we have townhomes with roof-top terraces and great views of the Flatirons and more housing in the “original” town. New houses are being built in “original” town at the Rogers Farm subdivision as well as paired homes in the Lanterns subdivision of Rock Creek.
Money magazine has consistently ranked Louisville, Co as one of the best places to live in America! Loved for its bike-ability to charming downtown, Louisville’s Main Street is lined with craft coffee shops, quaint boutiques, micro breweries and restaurants. Louisville hosts parades, farmer’s market, art walks, music festivals in the Old Downtown area.
Located just north of the Denver Boulder Turnpike, Louisville offers easy access to both Boulder, Denver as well as the Denver International Airport.
Over the last 15 years Louisville has developed into two separate parts–the old historic town is a mix of old mining town cottages and newly-built homes on small lots and the new town which has a suburban feel with larger lots and more parks and open spaces. New homes are still being built like the townhomes in Delo near Main Street and along the train tracks.
Rated A+ by Niche and top 5 Best Places for Young Families in Colorado by NerdWallet, Lafayette has a vibrant downtown along South Public Road which has an eclectic variety of restaurants, coffee shops, distilleries, micro-breweries, a quaint flea market, pubs, and even a place to let dogs play while enjoying a beer!
Lafayette’s Peach Festival and Oatmeal Festival as well as its Farmer’s Market brings a great sense of togetherness to this community. Lafayette’s Waneka Lake, a tree-dotted park with a small lake, offers paddle boats, fishing & trails for bird-watching & jogs is a great place to enjoy outdoor activities.
Lafayette has a good variety of home choices including lakefront properties, farmland, historical mining homes located in downtown as well as new homes which are being built in the area.
Boulder, an outdoor enthusiast’s mecca and college town, was voted year after year, the most fitness-friendly city in America by SmartAsset. It was named one of the top 20 Tech Towns in 2018 by CompTIA and came in #1 with the Greenest City Award by Insurify in 2018. There is a lot to enjoy in the way of outdoor activities in Boulder with mountain and road biking, hiking and trail running, to name a few. Boulder also offers easy and quick access to many mountain sports like skiing, boarding, snowshoeing, etc.. Boulder is also famous for its annual Bolder Boulder, the second largest 10K race in the United States.
Boulder’s Pearl Street Mall is a downtown pedestrian mall featuring art galleries, cafes, restaurants, and boutiques. Walking along the cobblestone street, you will find street entertainers singing, performing magic or other fun entertainments. Chautauqua Park is also located in the city of Boulder and is a huge park with great hiking as well as a home for great musical and cultural events. Boulder is also the home of the University of Colorado, Boulder campus and the CU Buffs–college football is very popular here. Boulder has a huge variety of dining experiences from luxury dining choices. The average house price is over 1 million in the city of Boulder and there is a good mix of older homes as well as newer built options.
With an A rating from Niche, Broomfield has been named as one of the best places to live in America in 2019! With Flatiron Crossing
Mall, the Paul Derda Recreation Center, Broomfield Bay, and The Omni Interlocken Resort Golf Club, you will find many ways to enjoy indoor and outdoor activities.
Situated close to Boulder and Denver, Erie is located on the plains just west of Interstate 25 and enjoys sweeping views of the Front Range. Erie was named the #1 Best Place to Raise a Family in 2017 by elitepersonalfinance.com.
Don’t hesitate to reach out if you want more information! For more details on the real estate market in each of these areas, you can get my monthly market report by clicking here.