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Arapahoe County

Welcome to Arapahoe County

Discover the allure of Colorado’s First County
Arapahoe County is an ideal destination for luxury home buyers seeking the highest level of sophistication and comfort. The county's sumptuous residential properties play host to high-value professionals and entrepreneurs living out their dreams surrounded by majestic mountain peaks and scenic views rooted in natural splendor. Those looking to purchase their dream home will find no shortage of options in this region, as it is ripe with an unmatched mix of exquisite neighborhoods and elegant living experiences. Moreover, its proximity to downtown Denver makes Arapahoe County an idyllic housing market for the nation's elite.

Residents of Arapahoe enjoy its serene atmosphere, temperate climate, and range of accessible amenities from the foothills to the city. Predominant home architecture in the region strikes a beautiful balance between urban convenience and rural serenity, with grand manors, cozy mountain chalets, and sprawling ranchers that marry rustic western charm with modern designs.

Arapahoe County hosts a treasure trove of rich local history steeped in classic Colorado culture. From the vintage buildings and public parks to the local stories and unique contributions that shape our American experience, the past of this inviting area is full of exciting facets. It has long been a sanctuary to various Native American tribes, such as the Arapaho, Cheyenne, and Lakota. In the mid-19th century, miners explored and discovered gold in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. From then on, what would eventually become Arapahoe County experienced an influx of settlers throughout the late 1800s, revolutionizing its future. With this base formed by these pioneering individuals, Arapahoe County is now celebrated for its luxurious mountain lifestyle with much to offer as a reminder of where we have been and how we got here.

What to Love 

  • Spectacular snow-capped Rocky Mountain sightlines
  • Rich local history
  • Proximity to Denver
  • Peace nature trails and top-tier recreational activities

Local Lifestyle 

Arapahoe County radiates a luxurious vibrancy that allures new and longtime residents alike. Its flourishing green pastures and winding mountain roads transport inhabitants to a blissful state of mind while providing space and opportunities to partake in activities that re-energize the soul. The vibrant landscape permits adventure seekers to experience adrenaline-filled activities such as kayaking down the raging rapids, taking a long hike through some of the world's most breathtaking forests, or soaring above tranquil fields on an afternoon hot air balloon ride. Residents take advantage of beautiful Arapahoe County with its vast serenity that allows each individual to explore their vibrant personality without any limitations. While the region may beckon with luxurious surroundings and unbeatable views, locals love that it still exudes the warmth and charm of a small-town neighborhood.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping 

This Colorado area has long been known as one of the state's jewels. Rich in culture, Arapahoe County offers dining, entertainment, and shopping to suit every taste. Locals seeking elegant fine dining turn to family-owned Steakhouse 10 for delectable steak, fresh seafood, and top-notch service in a sophisticated setting. For old-world Italian dishes with a gourmet flair, Venice serves as a romantic haven that satisfies new and longtime residents alike. Meanwhile, Wine Experience Cafe offers New American cuisine with rich wines from the business next door in a cozy setting that includes a terrace and a fireplace.

For entertainment, live music lovers head to Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre, the largest outdoor music venue in the Denver metropolitan area, for performances by well-known names and bands in every genre of music.

Things to Do

Besides the myriad outdoor activities like hiking, biking, fishing, and other recreational pastimes in Arapahoe, residents have access to some of the best private golf courses in the region, such as Meridian Golf Club and Pinehurst Country Club. Meridian Golf Club is a luxurious destination for golfers of all skill levels. Jack Nicklaus has transformed this course into an impressive 18-hole masterpiece, featuring impeccably maintained fairways and greens from tee to green. On the other hand, Pinehurst Country Club is a haven for all of your country club needs, surrounded by rolling hills, tranquil creeks and lakes, tall pines, and breathtaking views.

The Arapahoe County Fair is an annual event the whole family can enjoy, filled with fun rides, tasty treats, and plenty of activities guaranteed to create cherished memories. Meanwhile, Chalk Lines & Vines is a two-day event where locals sip and sample vino from over 15 local Colorado wineries as they peruse artwork by artists and enjoy live music performances.

For those that appreciate a bit of history, Arapahoe County boasts numerous historical sites to explore, ranging from old courthouses to museums filled with artifacts dealing with Native American tribes. The Comanche Crossing Museum provides a unique opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of the Comanche people and their long history. Visitors can explore rare artifacts, interactive displays, vibrant artwork, and various educational programs designed to broaden cultural awareness and leave an unforgettable impression.

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