Arvada has spread considerably from its historic beginning—a place with sprawling horse ranches and a rich agricultural base—to an estimated population now exceeding 111,000, and it’s easy to see why. As Arvada sits comfortably between Denver, Broomfield, and Boulder, people choose to search for real estate in Arvada because commutes are short and head starts on weekend escapes to the mountains are effortless!

A city that is still a bit country, many of the homes for sale in Arvada are of the typical ranch style built in the 1950s and 1960s, with large yards in family-friendly communities. You’ll also find farms, country estates, and a newer golf course community—West Woods Ranch.

Job opportunities can be found at the Arvada Technical Center, recreational opportunities abound at the Apex Center, Olde Towne Arvada features cobblestone walkways, unique shops, and quaint restaurants, and The Arvada Center—one of the largest cultural arts centers in the country—offers theater productions, concerts, and educational classes. Anybody searching for Arvada real estate will find plenty to do in the surrounding area.

Arvada has done an excellent job of preserving its history while continuing to develop responsibly, making it a wonderfully well-balanced place to call home.