Zip Code – 80134

Elementary – Mountain View / Northeast
Middle – Sagewood
High School – Ponderosa

Home Owners Association

HOA Name – Butterfield Homeowners Association
HOA Phone Number – none given
HOA Web Site –


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Butterfield Parker CO Overview

The beautiful, untamed subdivision of Butterfield Parker CO has 450 acres of open space, 5-acre private lots, bridle trails, and views of the spectacular Coloradan topography. An exclusive, covenant-protected community, Butterfield homes for sale are known for their breathtaking homes, with values of often more than $1,000,000, and its even more breathtaking scenery. This equestrian community offers a secluded, countryside feel while being minutes away from the entertainments and amenities of the business district of Parker CO.

Butterfield Map

Established south of downtown Parker, Butterfield is a mile east of Highway 83 in the wide-open spaces between Hess and Stroh Roads. With neighborhood bridle paths, large private lots, nearby hiking trails, and parks, Butterfield Parker CO is a nature- or horse-lover’s paradise. Highway 83, also known as South Parker Road, brings residents north to downtown Parker and is lined with restaurants, cafes, grocery stores, convenience stores, medical offices, and big box stores.

South Parker Road also has stops for the 401 and P buses, bringing riders to the light rail station at Lincoln Ave or into Denver. Driving into Denver takes about 40 minutes from Butterfield, while a commute to Denver Tech Center is 25 minutes, depending on traffic. The youngest members of the community attend either Mountain View or Northeast Elementary School, Sagewood Middle School, and Ponderosa High School, all of which are less than a 10-minute drive from Butterfield.

Real Estate & Homes for Sale in Butterfield

Named after Daniel A. Butterfield, who established a stagecoach trail from Missouri along the Smokey Hill Trail in 1865, Butterfield was once the location of a way station for the new travel route, which was called the Butterfield Overland Dispatch. Development of Butterfield Parker CO began in 1979 and has slowly grown over the past almost 40 years. Its single-family homes are situated on large private lots of exactly 5 acres each and were constructed by a number of different builders over the past decades, ensuring that every Butterfield property’s design, architecture, and style is uniquely its own.

Butterfield 20 Mile House Plaque

Butterfield is a covenant-protected community, which means that all residents agree to abide by the rules and restrictions established by the Butterfield Homeowner’s Association. The HOA is a group of the property owners in Butterfield who annually elect a board of directors and an Environmental Control Committee to oversee and manage the subdivision.

Although Butterfield is selective about what land can and cannot be developed, some undeveloped lots are available for sale from time to time. Depending on the location, these massive 5-acre lots sell for about $500,000. These empty lots epitomize what is wonderful about Butterfield – mountain views, open spaces, and the ability to build your custom Parker dream home personalized for your lifestyle.

Established Butterfield homes for sale are available for prices in the mid-$700,000s for between 4,000 and 5,000 square feet while Copperleaf Homes is offering a limited selection of properties for sale over $1,000,000. These recently remodeled and updated custom houses strike the perfect balance between rustic and luxurious, and typically contain 5 or 6 bedrooms and baths.

Each property has its own unique character and style, but can include such stunning features as:

  • Remodeled and updated kitchens with 5-star gas cooktops, stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, walk-in pantries, and handcrafted cabinets.
  • Opulent master suites with a fireplace, private deck, and 5-piece bath with large sunken soaking tub.
  • Plenty of natural light filtered in through large windows and skylights in addition to upgraded light fixtures that allow just the right amount of light into the space.
  • Finished, walkout basements with extra family room, wet bar, theater, or exercise rooms.
  • Equestrian accommodation that includes horse barns with several stalls, loft, and tack room and fenced pastures.
  • Five acres of land with private gated driveways, water features, towering Ponderosa pines, covered decks and patios, and gazebos to enjoy the stunning mountain views.

In 2015, Copperleaf Homes is constructing semi-custom, ready-to-build houses with room for buyer input about dimensions and designs. These properties offer about 5,000 square feet of living space for upwards of $1,000,000 along with such gorgeous features as a rec room, wet bar, luxurious master suite, and large patio and deck.

Local Amenities

The residents of Butterfield enjoy privacy, peace and quiet, and time to connect with nature. This rural community abounds with opportunities for outdoor recreation in all seasons. The subdivision has bridle trails winding throughout, many connected directly to residents’ properties. Nearby parks include Salisbury Equestrian Park and Sports Complex and Tallman Meadow Park. Salisbury Park has 160 acres filled with baseball fields, playgrounds, and equestrian features including a lighted arena with bleacher seating, a warm up arena, dressage arena, and building with offices, ticket areas, and a judges’ observation room. The 12-acre Tallman Meadow Park has a playground, picnic area with BBQ grills, and a multi-purpose sports field.

Tallman Meadow Park

Tallman Meadow Park connects to the Tallman Gulch Trail via a pedestrian bridge. Approximately three miles long, the Tallman Gulch Trail features concrete paths and an interconnected network of dirt trails. The 40-mile Cherry Creek Trail winds through the land across Highway 83 from Butterfield, extending from Norton Farms Open Space to Stroh Ranch Park in its Parker section.

Butterfield is close to two golf courses. These private golf communities include 18 holes and 27 holes respectively as well as tennis, dining, and fitness. The 16.5-acre Stroh Ranch Soccer Fields are just a 5-minute drive away, and feature two regulation-size fields, a playground, grills, and access to the Cherry Creek Trail.

Children in Butterfield attend the highly ranked Douglas County Public Schools at either Mountain View or Northeast Elementary, Sagewood Middle School, and Ponderosa High. Parents can also choose from a range of private and charter schools including Montessori Academy and Ava Maria Catholic School.

Shopping, eating, drinking, medical services, entertainment, and businesses are widely available in Parker along South Parker Road and Mainstreet. The city of Parker has such unique features as a seasonal farmer’s market and the PACE center with performances, concerts, and arts classes, great dining from Vines Wine Bar and Bistro and Dancing Noodle Thai Cuisine, and fantastic coffee at Fika Coffee House along with standards like Safeway, Home Depot, Starbucks, Kohl’s, and Natural Grocers.

Learn more about living in Parker CO on our main Parker real estate page.

In addition, we have more active listings for luxury homes for sale in Parker CO. Along with Castle Rock luxury homes and Castle Pines luxury homes.

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