Highlands Ranch, CO Area and Community Information


Highlands Ranch homes for saleHighlands Ranch CO homes are available for young professionals, families and retired couples. The community has over 70 miles of trails and 20 local parks. Highlands Ranch CO real estate developers also set aside 8,200 acres as a recreational area with carefully designed trails that allow residents to watch area wildlife. These features, along with great shopping and medical districts, are why Highlands Ranch is considered one of the best areas in America to raise a family.

Educational Value

Highlands Ranch PropertiesHighlands Ranch’s top rated schools offer quality educational opportunities for all ages. Douglas County operates 19 elementary schools, four middle schools and five high schools near real estate in Highlands Ranch CO. There are a variety of public daycare available for any interested Highlands Ranch CO home buyer. High school students and graduates can further their educations at over 90 technical schools, colleges and universities within 100 miles of Highlands Ranch CO properties.

Along with a great educational system, Highlands Ranch has rich cultural and recreational activities for the whole family. Recreational programs for exercise, dance, basketball, swimming, wall climbing and other sports are ongoing. Two of the best 18 hole golf courses in the region are near Highlands Ranch CO homes for sale.

Recreational Fun

Recreational events are often combined with the community’s annual celebrations. Homes for sale in Highlands Ranch CO are available for families who love being in the middle of events like The Highlands Ranch Days, annual arts festivals, Fourth of July celebrations and Easter Egg hunts.

Local groups and clubs also offer plenty of special events. Book lovers will want to join the Book Club Connection at Highlands Ranch Library. Local amateur and professional musicians will enjoy participating in the Highlands Ranch Concert Band. Singers of all ages will love the Highlands Ranch Community Chorus. Highlands Ranch’s Historical Society is open to all history lovers who want to learn about local history. Owners of hot rods, sports cars, muscle cars and classics will enjoy the community’s Hot-rodder’s Club. Highlands Ranch Photography Club meets monthly to share their love of photography. Traditional organizations that serve the community, such as the Lion’s Club, are always actively seeking members. There are also plenty of moms clubs, seniors clubs and volunteer groups in the community.

Highlands Ranch is conveniently located near all of Denver’s major attractions including shopping centers, colleges and professional sports venues. Karen Bellamy can give you more information about Highlands Ranch’s great neighborhoods.