Douglas County

Welcome to Douglas County

Luxury living in welcoming communities near the Rocky Mountains
Nestled beneath the majestic Rocky Mountains of Colorado, Douglas County is renowned for its luxury living, spectacular mountain views, and a one-of-a-kind blend of modern convenience and natural beauty. Situated just south of Denver, the region is close enough to the Mile-High City that residents can take advantage of all it offers while still enjoying the peace and serenity of the Rocky Mountains. In addition, the county is served by several major highways, making it easy to get around and providing optimal access to nearby ski resorts and other attractions.

Douglas County is well known for its abundance of green spaces, including trails, golf courses, and over 146,000 acres of national forests, state parks, and recreation areas. The area is also home to numerous wildlife preserves where visitors can observe native plants and animals in their natural habitat. With miles upon miles of hiking trails located nearby, outdoor enthusiasts will find plenty of opportunities for exploration. Furthermore, the area's temperate climate makes it possible to enjoy year-round activities such as skiing, hiking, fishing, biking, and camping. With plentiful sunshine throughout most months and crisp temperatures throughout the winter, there's no shortage of ways to enjoy life outdoors.

The distinctive architecture found throughout Douglas County reflects both the traditional style of the region as well as modern influences from around the world. Every property offers something unique, from cozy cabins tucked away in secluded valleys to sleek contemporary homes overlooking stunning mountain vistas. Many homes also feature historic details like stone fireplaces or exposed beams that remind us of a simpler time when architecture was more personal and crafted by hand, making the area an ideal place to call home for those who appreciate history and modern convenience.

What to Love 

  • Unmatched quality of life
  • A welcoming community with spectacular vistas
  • 146,000+ acres of parks and forests to explore

Local Lifestyle 

Douglas County is the perfect place to call home for those seeking an exceptional quality of life. Voted one of the Centennial State's friendliest communities, the area is renowned for its bounty of amenities and features designed to enrich the lives of generations to come. A wide variety of local attractions provide endless activities for all ages, while the region's well-maintained trails, parks, lakes, and open spaces offer inviting respites in which busy lifestyles can be set aside and true joy is experienced. Whether you're looking for championship golf courses, award-winning wineries, or simply stunning scenery, Douglas County has it all and more, making it an unbeatable place to live.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping 

When it comes to high-end dining, shopping, and entertainment experiences, Douglas County is the place to be. From award-winning restaurants to upscale retail outlets and performing arts centers, this region of Colorado has something for everyone, especially those looking to live in the lap of luxury.

Located in historical Sedalia, Gabriel's Restaurant is a local favorite serving up classic Italian, American, and European dishes with a modern twist. The restaurant offers an impressive wine list and unique daily specials sure to please any palate, whether for an intimate evening out or a larger gathering in their private dining room. For steak lovers looking for an upscale experience, Perry's Steakhouse & Grille is an excellent choice. This stylish restaurant offers prime cuts of beef, chops, and fresh seafood dishes prepared by expert chefs for a truly indulgent dining venture.
Shopping enthusiasts will find respite at A Line Boutique, an upscale shop featuring high-quality clothing and services from professional stylists whose mission is to help you create the perfect luxury wardrobe. For entertainment, the magnificent 74-seat theater at Theatre of Dreams hosts a range of options, including illusionists, comic magicians, mind readers, jugglers, and a variety of other performers for a fun experience the whole family can enjoy.

Things to Do

Founded in 1975, Roxborough State Park is home to red sandstone formations, peaceful pines, and wildlife galore. Locals spend their days exploring miles of trails and discovering the unique geological features found within the park, then relax on its banks while taking in views of the majestic Rockies.

Built-in the 1920s, Cherokee Ranch & Castle boasts distinctive architecture inspired by a combination of 1450s Scottish-style castles and Western American elements. Historical collections of exquisite art, furniture, and artifacts from all around the world are housed here, providing visitors with an intimate glimpse of one of Colorado's finest jewels.

The Colorado Artfest at Castle Rock is a two-day event that takes place in Festival Park. During the festival, attendees can take pleasure in the creative expressions of more than 110 artists from different parts of the country. For lovers of the performing arts, Douglas County’s Parker Arts, Culture & Events Center offers a variety of live shows throughout the year for all audiences and interests, including plays, concerts, and comedy shows.

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