Painters Ridge is an idyllic and upscale subdivision located within Crystal Valley Ranch, an expansive 400-acre residential development.
Situated along a scenic ridge (hence its name), residents of Painters Ridge enjoy awe-inspiring views of the Rocky Mountains. On a very clear day, a large portion of the range can be seen from the neighborhood, from Mount Evans to Pike’s Peak. With views that can take your breath away, painters will sure find Mother Nature as their muse in Painters Ridge.
Another characteristic that makes Painters Ridge attractive is the serenity the subdivision provides. In addition to established home sites, there are still acres of undeveloped land located within the community.
Since Painters Ridge is located within Crystal Valley Ranch, residents also get to have access to a variety of amenities located within the master-planned community. These features include plenty of open spaces, a fully-equipped recreation center with sports facilities, and a pool where families can cool off during summer. Numerous parks, where you can hang out with friends and family, are dotted throughout the area.
Painters Ridge is highly lauded for offering the perfect balance between rural and city living in Colorado. When you live here, you are only minutes away from Castle Rock‘s long list of shopping, dining, and entertainment opportunities. With the I-25 close to Painters Ridge, drives to Colorado Springs or Downtown Denver are easy and stress-free.
A brief history
Painters Ridge’s development is closely tied with its “parent,” Crystal Valley Ranch.
According to local records, the area was first settled by the Ditmar family in the 1800s. Come the 20th century, Crystal Valley Ranch was developed, with the whole property covering a total of approximately 1,500 acres. One-third of the land was left raw and undeveloped to preserve the natural flora and fauna of the community.
Higher up on the ridge that faces the Front Range, Painters Ridge was designed and developed to be small and upscale subdivision, where residents know and get along with each other.
Real estate in Painters Ridge
Homes for Painters Ridge are higher-end custom residences, most of which enjoy unobstructed and panoramic views of the mountains. Home sites range in size, from half an acre to more than an acre. Meanwhile, square footage range from 2,500 square feet to 4,000 square feet.
Most of the single-family homes and luxury properties in Painters Ridge were built recently, with some of the oldest built around 2010. Therefore, you can trust that homes for sale in Painters Ridge are built to the latest standards and come with modern features.
Painters Ridge real estate features some of the finest works of a number of reputable home builders. These include Jepsen Homes, Sterling Custom Homes, Keaton Construction, Ridgeline Custom Homes, RSD Enterprises, and Jewell Custom Homes.
Home prices range from $800,000 to $1,000,000.
Living in Painters Ridge
Like the rest of Castle Rock communities, Painters Ridge is served by Douglas County School District. Public schools under the DCSD that are located nearby Painters Ridge include South Ridge Elementary School, Mesa Middle School, and Douglas County High School.
Painters Ridge offers the best of city and rural living in Castle Rock. Although the community is peaceful and quiet, with beautiful, untouched land, you only get to be minutes away from Castle Rock’s acclaimed golf courses, shopping destinations, entertainment, and restaurants.
Slightly further away are a myriad outdoor recreation opportunities that comes with living relatively close to the Rocky Mountains. National parks, wildlife and nature preserves, and an extensive network of trails for hiking and trail running are all accessible from Painters Ridge.
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Residents of Painters Ridge get to enjoy a wide variety of amenities located within Crystal Valley Ranch. This includes a family-friendly recreation center, where you can find tennis courts, sports facilities, event spaces, as well as a community pool.
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