Evergreen, CO is a perfect little mountain town. With about 25,000 or so residence and located with easy access to Denver as well as world class ski resorts like Breckenridge and Vail. It is one of the most desirable areas in the Denver Foothills as well as Colorado. If you are looking for a mountain home for a vacation escape or full time living Evergreen is most likely the area for you!
Evergreen has many properties with fantastic views of the divide and many of it’s majestic 14ers (that’s what locals call any mountain in the Rockies over 14,000' in elevation). We have tons of open spaces in Evergreen and many properties that back up to these public lands. That means many homes and lots in Evergreen come adjacent to your own little public park bordering your home. Most of these parks you can hike, mountain bike, walk your dogs or just let your kiddos explore all they want. You can find a nice small cabin or a huge luxury retreat.
Many people that live in Evergreen work down the hill (the term locals use to refer to Denver and the rest of the flat lands). It is an easy commute to Denver, Lakewood, Arvada and even Boulder. You can get “down the hill” via I70 or route 285 in a matter of minutes. You can also get to the mountains in just an hour or two.
Evergreen, Colorado is part of unincorporated Jefferson County. It is plush with great shops and restaurants through north and south Evergreen. Downtown Evergreen is the venue for many festivals and parades throughout the year. Although we have 25,000 people it is a great community feel here. It has a nice and safe small town atmosphere. From the Evergreen Rodeo to the winter holiday walk it is always fun to be in downtown evergreen to eat drink and shop.
Evergreen Lake is also a huge draw for people of the community and surrounding areas. The lake has the summer lake concerts in the summer time with fantastic local and regional bands. The summer concerts are always free and happen every other Wednesday. Evergreen Lake rents boats, kayaks and paddle boards all summer long for a reasonable price. If you own your own kayak or paddle boards you can bring them out for a small daily or annual fee. In the winter time Evergreen Lake is just as fun with their ice skating, skate rentals, ice fishing and hockey. It is the largest outdoor maintained rink in the country. Every new years they have skate the lake with skating and fireworks for the entire family.
If you have a family and kids at school age Evergreen has some of the highest rated schools in the area as well as Colorado. I am lucky enough to have 3 kids in the Evergreen, CO school system and I couldn’t be happier. If you ask around the community you will find that there is a great parental and community involvement in the Evergreen school system. As everyone knows that shows a strong community when parents are involved in the chools and the development of the children in the community.
What it boils down to is Evergreen, Colorado is a very wonderful place to live for all ages and interests. You can always find something to do in our little mountain town situated right between Denver and the mountains. If you are looking for land, a cabin or a luxury home in Evergreen, you will be happy with the area and what type of property you can find. [READ MORE]