Zip Code – 80104
Elementary – South Ridge
Middle – Mesa
High School – Douglas County
HOA Name – Advanced Management
HOA Phone Number – 720-633-9722
HOA Web Site – Crystal Valley Ranch
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An up-and-coming subdivision of a place consistently ranked among the best in America, Crystal Valley Ranch’s expanding real estate market offers carefully crafted modern houses amongst the rugged beauty of the Colorado landscape. A suburban experience in a rural environment, Crystal Valley Ranch Castle Rock CO boasts outdoor recreation, community events, and local entertainment as well as modern amenities and a nationally ranked school system. With more developments still to come, Crystal Valley is a hot commodity.
Crystal Valley Ranch Castle Rock CO Location
Take I-25 south to Exit 181 for Plum Creek Parkway to Wilcox Street, go east on Douglas Lane, cross the railroad tracks, and you’re on Crystal Valley Parkway, the main road that bisects this new favorite subdivision of Castle Rock, Colorado. Crystal Valley is on the southern tip of Castle Rock, but only 10 minutes away from the city’s thriving center. The local elementary school, South Ridge, is a 10-minute drive, Mesa Middle School is about 15 minutes away, and Douglas County High School is only a 12-minute drive, depending on traffic.
Located conveniently close to Interstate 25 and Highway 83, it takes commuters only about 40 minutes to reach central Denver, Aurora, or Colorado Springs and less than half an hour to reach the Denver Tech Center in Greenwood Village.
Outdoor enthusiasts will love the close proximity to a wide range of outdoor activities including hiking and biking in nearby Rhyolite Regional Park, less than a mile from home and teeing off at Plum Creek Golf and Country Club, about a 5-minute drive away.
Since development began in 2003, Crystal Valley has had a booming real estate market, with a number of builders working in the area to provide modern and beautifully constructed single-family houses for the subdivision’s 624-family population. With developers like Ryland Homes and D.R. Horton currently selling houses and Richmond American Homes close on their heels—they’ll be offering new houses starting in fall 2015—the community is quickly growing and thriving.
D.R. Horton, the largest house builder in America, allows customers to choose between 8 different single-family floor plans. With names inspired by the majesty of the Coloradan landscape, D.H. Horton house can be customized for each family’s unique needs and preferences:
- Frontier – Priced from $308,950, the Frontier is a 1,999-square foot, 2-story house with 4 beds, 2.5 baths, and a 3-car garage.
- Honour – Priced from $313,950, the Honour is a 1,886-square foot, 1-story house with 2 beds, 2.5 baths, and a 2.5-car garage.
- Victory – Priced from $316,950, the Victory is a 1,970-square foot, 1-story house with 2 beds, 2 baths, and a 2.5-car garage.
- Aspen – Priced from $318,950, the Aspen is a 2,244-square foot, 2-story house with 3 beds, 2.5 baths, and a 2-car garage.
- Prestige – Priced from $323,950, the Prestige is a 2,169-square foot, 1-story house with 3 beds, 2.5 baths, and a 2.5-car garage.
- Durango – Priced from $328,950, the Durango is a 2,499-square foot, 2-story house with 4 beds, 3.5 baths, and a 2-car garage.
- Saddle II – Priced from $376,950, the Saddle II is a 3,147-square foot, 2-story house with 4 beds, 3.5 baths, and a 3-car garage.
- Lenox – Priced from $406,950, the Lenox is a 4,115-square foot, 2-story house with 5 beds, 4 baths, and a 3-car garage.
With add-on amenities such as gourmet kitchens with islands, breakfast nooks, porches, patios, extra rooms, and luxurious master suites, D.H. Norton provides families with all the space they need in Colorado’s wide-open areas.
Although Crystal Valley is located amidst the beautiful Coloradan wild and close to modern conveniences and entertainments, prices remain affordable. New houses and previously lived-in houses range from $300,000 to $550,000 for between 2,000 and 4,000 square feet of living space. All houses here were built no later than 2003, which means their style and amenities are up to date. These 1-story or two-story houses are accented by natural materials such as stone that help them to blend in with the surrounding landscape.
The beautiful mountain views, rolling terrain, walking trails, and wildlife lend their tranquility to this small community. Rhyolite Regional Park is less than a 5-minute drive and visitors there will find miles of hiking and biking paths up the mesa to stunning views of the Front Range and the city lights of Castle Rock. Besides hiking, Rhyolite Park has sports facilities, a picnic pavilion, playing fields, a tennis court, and a playground.
The community maintains a recreation center and has a local YMCA with a pool, fitness classes, volunteer opportunities, and youth programs. Crystal Valley is just a short drive from Plum Creek Golf and Country Club, which offers a scenic day of golfing for everyone from old pros to rookies. The youngest members journey the 5 miles to South Ridge Elementary School, the 7.5 miles to Mesa Middle School, and the 7 miles to Douglas County High School to attend Douglas County’s nationally ranked school system, known for its devotion to academic excellence.
A 10-minute drive brings residents to the charming city center of Castle Rock, known for its locally grown specialty shops, thriving cultural scene, and independent restaurants and cafes. The city has everything necessary for the modern family from grocery shopping to pharmacies and convenience stores, a brand new hospital, hair salons, and even pet grooming shops. The recreation center is the meeting point for community activities like art and pottery courses, fitness classes, and birthday parties. Year-round, residents meet for community events under the distinct, tall flat rock that is the city’s namesake—an ice skating rink in the winter, walking tours of the historic downtown, arts lectures, and even summer movies in the park.