Zip Code – 80104
Elementary – Castle Rock
Middle – Mesa
High School – Douglas County
HOA Name – ACCU Incorporated
HOA Phone Number – 303-733-1121
HOA Web Site – escavera.com/
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Woodlands Escavera Overview
Woodlands Escavera Castle Rock CO, more commonly known as just “The Woodlands” to the locals, is a beautiful community perfectly situated near the heart of charming downtown Castle Rock that does not lack for stunning views of the Colorado landscape or vast open spaces for its residents to explore. This small neighborhood of custom and semi-custom single-family homes built starting in the mid-2000s boasts large private lots, a prime location, and room for growing families to thrive.
Woodlands Escavera Castle Rock CO Location
The Woodlands lies between Founders Parkway and Woodlands Boulevard, just north of 5th Street and mere minutes from the business district of Castle Rock. Situated so close to the center of action in the largest town in Colorado, the Woodlands has easy access to all of the unique dining experiences, independent shops, community events, recreational activities, and outdoor excursions that Castle Rock, CO has to offer.
The Castle Rock Community Recreation Center is a walk away from the Woodlands while other community gathering places for programs, events, and entertainment like Rock Park and the Douglas County Fairgrounds are less than a 10-minute drive away. The library, grocery stores, the post office, banks, convenience stores, restaurants, churches, coffee shops—all are just a short drive or a brisk walk from the Woodlands Escavera subdivision.
Mornings are easy for busy families in the Woodlands. Castle Rock Elementary, Mesa Middle School, or Douglas County High School are less than a 10-minute drive door-to-door while Castle Rock is ideally situated between the two major cities of Denver and Colorado Springs. The Woodlands’ proximity to Founders Parkway lends itself to easy commuting to both, which are about 40 minutes away in either direction, as well as to the Denver Tech Center, which is less than half an hour away.
Woodlands Escavera Properties
Private property construction in Woodlands Escavera Castle Rock CO started in the early 2000s. Houses are available for sale starting in the mid-$400,000s and plenty of land is also available for those who prefer to design and construct on their own terms. The local HOA, ACCU Incorporated, oversees the neighborhood and keeps residents informed about community events and news.
Lots are available for private ownership starting at $75,000 and selling for as much as $225,000 for between .3 and .5 acres. Although most properties have a recommended home builder, construction remains up to the discretion of the buyer. Potter Builders is especially active in the area, building custom homes starting at between $650,000 and $860,000. Many of the properties in this desirable subdivision have breathtaking, uninterrupted views of the Front Range, Pikes Peak, and downtown Castle Rock. The indigenous vegetation and topography of Colorado soon become just as much a part of many residents’ homes as the four walls in which they live.
Established properties are available starting in the mid-$400,000s for a contemporary 3,400-square-foot, 2-story single-family house and going all the way up to the mid-$800,000s for gorgeous semi-custom properties with exquisite details, extensive space, and views opening up to open space.
On the lower end of the scale, houses selling in the $400,000s and $500,000s, expect to find features such as:
- Four to five bedrooms and baths,
- Breakfast nooks bathed in natural light,
- Sunken-in jetted tubs,
- Professional landscaping,
- Granite countertops,
- Hardwood flooring,
- Walk-in closets,
- Laundry rooms,
- Security systems,
- Finished basements,
- Wet bars,
- Media rooms,
- Central air conditioning,
- Surround sound systems,
- Hot tubs, and
- Decks and patios with mountain views.
At the higher end of the price range, from the $600,000s to the $800,000s, properties may contain some of these additional luxurious features:
- Gourmet kitchens with center islands, plenty of granite counter space, double ovens, and high-end appliances.
- Dramatic architecture with vaulted ceilings and stone fireplaces.
- True relaxation courtesy of jetted tubs, breakfast nooks, and extra space for recreation.
- Convenient features like a central vacuum system, smart house technologies, and central air conditioning.
- Finished basements that can house anything from a wet bar to a indoor theater.
- Green building practices like energy efficient systems, windows, and doors.
- Beautiful outdoor living with covered Trex decks, flagstone patios, balconies, and professional landscaping.
Properties in Woodlands Escavera are known for their exquisite views, their handcrafted quality, and their individual style. There are no cookie-cutter houses in the Woodlands—all are unique to their builders’ and buyer’s visions of the quintessential Colorado country estate.
Woodlands Escavera Amenities
Nestled in a hillside a few minutes from the business district of Castle Rock, the Woodlands Escavera subdivision has nevertheless retained its authentic Colorado character despite the modern conveniences always close by. With trails that wind from the Castle Rock Recreation Center across the Woodlands to Founders Parkway, many Woodlands Escavera Castle Rock CO properties open out to the Woodlands Bowl Open Space, with trails leading to the 19-acre park. The Woodlands Bowl has 1.8 miles of paved biking, walking, and hiking trails lined by native habitats of scrub oak, grass prairie, and river banks. The Open Space also has a playground, tennis courts, and volleyball court that is only available to members of the Woodlands Escavera community.
Much of the Woodlands is within walking distance of the Castle Rock Recreation Center and Rock Park. The Rec Center hosts art classes, fitness boot camps, cooking courses, yoga, and even adult dance classes, and contains weights, cardiovascular equipment, swimming, and racquetball. One of the largest parks in Castle Rock, Rock Park has 62 acres of open space with a difficult, 1.4-mile native surface trail leading to the base of the famous Castle Rock itself with stunning views of the Front Range and Pikes Peak.
Woodlands Escavera residents have a front seat to the goings on in the charming city of Castle Rock, including community events like summer Starlight Movies, one-of-a-kind shopping and dining like Yolanda’s Tacos and Uniscali Food and Wine, and independent cafes like Crowfoot Valley Coffee, as well as convenient access to the public library, post office, both public and private schools, banks, Safeway, salons, medical offices, and more.