Arvada, CO a Great Place to Live

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Arvada, CO a Perfect City Close the Mountains

Arvada, CO is a great city with easy access to Denver and ski areas. I think if I lived anywhere in Colorado other than Evergreen, Arvada would be one of my first choices. It has a population of about 120,000. At the time of this listing there were approximately 230 homes for sale in Arvada, CO. Just like pretty much everywhere in Colorado the average sale price has climbed considerably over the last 12 months. As you can see in the chart below:

Arvada Average home Sale price

Arvada is a great place to live if you work "down the hill" or even up in the foothills. It is a pretty easy area to get in and out of. Arvada has some great places for the family as well. They Have over 90 open spaces and neighborhood parks. It totals over 3400 acres and 125 miles of hiking trails. Not bad for bigger city. If you want to hike and fish you can go to Lake Arbor Park. One of the more popular parks is The Ralston-Central Park. Has a playground for the kiddos and plenty of space to roam around.

Throughout the summer Arvada has multiple events almost every day. No matter what your interests are there is always something to do in Arvada. Here is a short list of the most popular Arvada, CO events for the summer of 2015:

  • June 4
    Odyssey Beerwerks Summer Patio Concert Series
  • June 10
    Olde Town Summer Sounds on Second Saturdays
  • June 11
    Brewery Bike Crawl-Arvada to Wheat Ridge
  • June 16
    Free Children’s Concert – Circus, Juggling, Comedy Show
  • June 18
    Odyssey Beerwerks Summer Patio Concert Series
  • June 24
    Arvada Historical Society 7th Annual Garden Tour
  • June 24 - 25
    Sand in the City Arvada
  • July 2
    Odyssey Beerwerks Summer Patio Concert Series
  • July 4
    Independence Day Celebration
  • July 8
    Olde Town Summer Sounds on Second Saturdays
  • July 16
    Odyssey Beerwerks Summer Patio Concert Series
  • July 22
    Arvada on Tap
  • July 30
    Odyssey Beerwerks Summer Patio Concert Series
  • August 5
    Majestic View Nature Center’s 15th Birthday!
  • August 12
    Olde Town Summer Sounds on Second Saturdays
  • September 8, 9, 10
    The 92nd annual Arvada Harvest Festival

Arvada is a great small city close to all things fun in Colorado. The cost of a home is about average or a little higher than most of state. Arvada, CO is a great community with good schools and good people. It would be a great place to live no matter what your age or family make up is.

The weather is much more mild than the Denver Foothills. In the summer time it is just a 15-20 drive to cool off up in the foothills or a little farther to the higher altitudes and the mountains.

Arvada, CO

3
Beds
2 | 1
Baths
3,088
SqFt
 
 
#7411590
Courtesy of:
First Summit Realty
2
Beds
1
Baths
844
SqFt
 
 
#3807216
Courtesy of:
RE/MAX ALLIANCE
3
Beds
1 | 2
Baths
2,227
SqFt
 
 
#3103014
Courtesy of:
Gail Clark & Associated
4
Beds
3 | 1
Baths
6,471
SqFt
 
 
#2080170
Courtesy of:
PREMIER REALTY GROUP INC
4
Beds
1 | 1
Baths
2,146
SqFt
 
 
#7831112
Courtesy of:
RE/MAX 100 INC.
4
Beds
1 | 1
Baths
2,344
SqFt
 
 
#4716351
Courtesy of:
COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL 24

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