Zip Code – 80104
Elementary – South Ridge
Middle – Mesa
High School – Douglas County
Home Owners Association
HOA Name – MSI
HOA Phone Number – 303-420-4433
HOA Web Site www.bellmountainranch.com
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Bell Mountain Ranch Castle Rock CO Overview
In Bell Mountain Ranch Castle Rock CO, residents live, work, and play alongside awe-inspiring mountain views, winding rivers and streams, and more than a few curious critters. Owning your own little corner of Bell Mountain means that the area’s stunning landscapes, wide-open spaces, and country-renowned outdoor recreation lie just beyond your doorstep. For souls that crave that special connection with nature with the convenience of modern amenities and a thriving metro area just a few miles away, Bell Mountain is the perfect place to retreat, relax, and recharge with your friendly community and the land we all share.
Bell Mountain Map
Located in southern Castle Rock, Colorado, Bell Mountain’s location offers the perfect balance between natural surroundings and modern amenities. About four miles from Castle Rock, Bell Mountain is easy to access by I-25.
It’s about 40 minutes from the heart of Denver and Colorado Springs depending on traffic—the perfect midway point for families who need to commute to different cities. For the kids, Douglas County’s nationally ranked school system is within easy reach. The neighborhood elementary, middle, and high schools are all about 20 minutes away as are a variety of grocery stores, hospitals, department stores, restaurants, and coffee shops.
Natural recreation such as designated hiking, walking, biking, and equestrian trails, a private mountain, and a community park are all located on Bell Mountain’s expert-planned and maintained land.
Local Real Estate
As its name implies, Bell Mountain was founded as a horse ranch in 1861 and its land is still enjoyed by many residents as a place to raise and enjoy the local landscape with their horses. Although it recently opened for private residences, the area is still known for its open space and rural feel. Most properties are between 5 and 12 acres in total, giving owners plenty of personal space to branch out, utilize their land, and escape from the stresses of the outside world. Properties in Bell Mountain are truly surrounded by nature on all sides and also have a wide variety of local vegetation such as scrub oak and prairie grass, as well as some interesting neighbors including elk, deer, coyotes, bears, bobcats, and multiple species of bird.
For those who prefer to design and build their own dream homes, Bell Mountain has ample land for sale, giving would-be owners the opportunity to use their land at their own discretion in accordance with the rules of the local HOA, MSI Management Specialists. Many of the homes in Bell Mountain are custom designed and built. Land is also set aside to be sold for commercial purposes and could support a hospital or clinic, grocery store, community center, day care, and more.
These single-family homes range from $500,000 to $1,000,000 in price according to a family’s needs and budgets. Houses typically have about 4 bedrooms and 4 baths and are between 4,000 and 6,000 square feet. From classic one-story houses to updated ranches with additional floors and country cottages, these modern houses were built no earlier than the late 1990s. Many of these luxurious houses boast:
- walkout basements,
- personal theaters,
- heated garages,
- gourmet kitchens,
- hot tubs or swimming pools,
- outdoor decks,
- floor-to-ceiling windows,
- central air conditioning,
- hardwood floors,
- home offices,
- entertainment rooms,
- exercise rooms, and of course,
- breath-taking mountain views.
For those with pets including dogs or horses, it’s easy to find a property to accommodate their individual needs so that they can also enjoy the wonders of the Colorado outdoors. These properties include barns, horse stalls, hay storage, fenced-in pens, and tack rooms abound.
These state-of-the-art single-family houses are designed with relaxation and tranquility in mind. With contemporary mountain architecture featuring stucco exteriors, natural materials like brick and stone, high ceilings, large windows, and angles that seamlessly fit into the rolling Colorado landscapes, these houses are the perfect get-away at the end of the day.
Although Bell Mountain Ranch Castle Rock CO is beloved for its exclusive, rural feel and ample natural space, it is also close to modern amenities, making it easy to go to the mall for shopping and then return to a secluded natural and private space.
Bell Mountain boasts almost 1,000 acres of open space; about half of this subdivision is devoted to the local environment and wildlife that also makes this beautiful part of Colorado their home. These public, protected areas include 20 miles of hiking and equestrian trails, 7 miles of walking and biking trails, and a private mountain that is only available to Bell Mountain’s 305 families. Whether in the summer, spring, fall, or winter, Bell Mountain’s natural resources truly capture the ever-changing beauty and tranquility of Colorado.
The subdivision also has a four-acre public park perfect for gathering together as a family or a community with a playground and a central meeting point for local sports games, music, potlucks, celebrations, and entertainment.
While Bell Mountain is reserved for living and recreation, nearby downtown has all of the amenities necessary for the modern family just a few miles away. With golf courses, shopping malls, cafes, restaurants, bars, schools, and every type of shop you can think of, Castle Rock is undergoing a development boom. Its shopping options range from national chains like WalMart and Target to an outlet mall to the more upscale Park Meadows Mall. A few recent additions include the Castle Rock Adventist Hospital and an indoor athletic center while the heart of the city maintains its community-oriented, locally owned appeal.
Douglas County schools are consistently ranked among the highest for academic excellence in the country and many families are drawn to Castle Rock’s reputation as a safe and friendly town. Children in Bell Mountain attend South Ridge Elementary School, Mesa Middle School, and Douglas County High School. Castle Rock’s fairgrounds hold year-round community events and it has the nurturing small-town feel that many suburb-seeking people crave.
For those craving a busy day on the weekends, Bell Mountain is an equal distant from Colorado Springs and Denver, both bustling, up-and-coming cities with cultural opportunities, unique dining experiences, local breweries, and never-ending shopping.
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