Castle Rock, CO Homes for Sale
Castle Rock Real Estate
Located midway between Denver and Colorado Springs, Castle Rock encompasses 33 square miles and sits in the East Plum Creek Valley at the base of the Rocky Mountains. Standing at an elevation of 6,202 feet, Interstate 25 passes through this scenic community, as it reigns as the Douglas County seat. With its clean environment, natural beauty of the Colorado foothills and its convenience to a wide range of recreational amenities, this is one of the state’s most attractive residential settings.
Castle Rock has been nationally recognized as a great place to live, to work and to raise a family. In a May 2004 study, by the American City Business Journals (ACBJ), Douglas County ranked fourth in the nation for Quality of Life.
Castle Rock attracts shoppers and outdoor enthusiasts alike. The outlet mall is a popular draw with more than 100 name-brand stores, while recreation areas like Castlewood Canyon State Park, Pike National Forest, and Castle Rock challenges hikers and climbers of all skill levels.
Housing options are quite diverse and range from historic homes to tract housing and custom styles of today. Residents here benefit from a wonderful quality of life with spectacular views of the front-range and open space surrounding the town. Offering something for everyone, from bird watchers to the most extreme sports enthusiast, Castle Rock is one of the best places to enjoy the great outdoors.