Larkspur Real Estate

© Kristal Kraft

Larkspur is a community of rolling hills and magnificent panoramic Rocky Mountains views. Larkspur is located inLarkspur real estate Douglas County, just southwest of Castle Rock and north of Colorado Springs. The town takes its name from the lovely larkspur flowers that grow profusely in the area.

Once a major lumbering community the town of Larkspur was a bustling town with 2 sawmills, a blacksmith shop, hotel, two general stores, post office, casino and school. Early industry consisted of gypsum, red sandstone and potash mines. The railroad line served as a shipping point for the raw goods, later on delivering tourists seeking fresh air. The passenger train would arrive to find trumpeters and dancers greeting them in a merry style. A stage coach would transport the tourists off to nearby health resort called Perry Park.

In recent times, Larkspur has become known as the home to the Renaissance Festival welcoming thousands of visitors each summer. The Festival is an annual event held on weekends only for 10 consecutive weeks. The popular Festival is entering its 4th decade and was recently voted best family festival in Colorado by Parents Magazine! Visitors are encouraged to dress in period costume and participate with the actors.

Larkspur real estate

Larkspur real estate options are among the best for those who desire small town, rural living with trees and possible views of the mountains. Home buyers will find a variety of homes; cedar sided chalets, log homes, mountain contemporary, traditional 2-story upscale, Spanish stucco adobe and upscale castle sized custom homes.

The exclusive Bear Dance Country Club is surrounded by luxury homes in its gated community. Bear Dance was developed into only 47 estate size home sites. nestled along a serene alpine golf course. The challenging course is peppered with Ponderosa pines and sun-filled meadows. Known as one of Colorado’s best and challenging public golf course Bear Dance is a popular destination for locals and golf connoisseurs.

Bear Dance Country Clug
Who would like to live in Larkspur?

Larkspur is in the type of setting that attracts many type of residents. The serene beauty is what most people think Colorado should look. People who love live in Larkspur typically have the option to work at home or perhaps they are retired. Many commute to DTC, Castle Rock and even Denver. The commute to DTC is estimated to be 40 minutes with an additional 20 minutes to get to downtown Denver. Due to Larkspur’s close proximity to El Paso County and Colorado Springs, it is very possible to commute to the south too. Households where one person works in Denver and the other in Colorado Springs find Larkspur to be the perfect home base compromise.
Larkspur City Overview

Population growth in Larkspur has increased by 35% (2007)
Median home cost is $663,000
Schools spend $5,535 per student (average in U.S. is $6,058)
Student/teacher ratio is 15/1
Douglas County School District

Larkspur Home Search

4389 Delaware Drive, Larkspur CO 80118

$399,000

4389 Delaware Drive, Larkspur

2 Story Cedar Home Nestled Amongst The Towering Pines On 1 Wooded Acre! This Quaint Home Features An Oversized Great Room With Wood Beam Vaulted Ceilings, Skylights And L...

  • Beds 4
  • Baths 3.0
  • MLS 5447030
  • Courtesy of Wolfe Realty Group Inc

5198 Country Club Drive, Larkspur CO 80118

$360,000

5198 Country Club Drive, Larkspur

Need Offer Asap! Buyer Financing Fell. Short Sale Has Been Approved. Quick Close. Ranch W/ Front/Side/Back Views From Deck. Spacious Walk Out Basement To Open Space. G...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS 1167588
  • Courtesy of Your Castle Real Estate Inc

7872 Taylor Circle, Larkspur CO 80118

$879,000

7872 Taylor Circle, Larkspur

Welcome Home! Remarkable Ranch Style Custom Home Close To Bear Dance Golf Course And Nestled In The Pine Trees. Spacious Great Room With Beams And Stone Accent Wall. Gour...

  • Beds 5
  • Baths 6.0
  • MLS 6840395
  • Courtesy of Fuller Sotheby's International Realty

8306 Sugarloaf Road, Larkspur CO 80118

$749,000

8306 Sugarloaf Road, Larkspur

Well Cared For Custom Ranch Home Setting On 5 Manicured Acres. This Is One Of The Healthiest Lots In The Area, Seller Has Spent Thousands Professionally Pruning Trees And...

  • Beds 5
  • Baths 5.0
  • MLS 2997018
  • Courtesy of Keller Williams Real Estate LLC

677 Quartz Mountain Road, Larkspur CO 80118

$775,000

677 Quartz Mountain Road, Larkspur

This Owner Has Put This Newer Home Into New Condition. You Will Walk Into A Perfect Floor Plan With Beautiful Wide Hardwoods From The Entry Into The Dining And All Throu...

  • Beds 4
  • Baths 5.0
  • MLS 2638928
  • Courtesy of Re/Max Elite

7805 Inca Road, Larkspur CO 80118

$629,000

7805 Inca Road, Larkspur

Elegance & Simplicity Collide In This Custom Built Home Located Just Minutes From Perry Park Country Club & Bear Dance Golf Course. This Stucco & Stone Home Is Accented W...

  • Beds 5
  • Baths 4.0
  • MLS 7092468
  • Courtesy of Edge Real Estate

7430 Cameron Drive, Larkspur CO 80118

$559,950

7430 Cameron Drive, Larkspur

*Fabulous 2 Story Home In A Beautiful Setting! *Main Floor Master! *Great Open Floor Plan *Fabulous Kitchen With Maple Cabinets, Slab Granite Counters, Hardwood Flooring...

  • Beds 6
  • Baths 6.0
  • MLS 2452001
  • Courtesy of Re/Max Masters Inc

4515 Shoshone Drive, Larkspur CO 80118

$549,000

4515 Shoshone Drive, Larkspur

Wow! What A Beautiful Home In A Remarkable Location! Just A Few Minutes From Downtown Castle Rock, In A Golf Community! This Luxurious Custom Home Features 5 Bedrooms 4...

  • Beds 5
  • Baths 5.0
  • MLS 2707835
  • Courtesy of BC Property Group

13530 Woodmoor West Drive, Larkspur CO 80118

$369,000

13530 Woodmoor West Drive, Larkspur

Look At The Pictures - Words Can't Describe These Views!! Located Only A Mile From Paved Perry Park Road. Enjoy Colorado Mountain Living Only Minutes From Shopping, Paved...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 3.0
  • MLS 7293263
  • Courtesy of Mb Home And Ranch

1019 Cochetopa Drive, Larkspur CO 80118

$519,900

1019 Cochetopa Drive, Larkspur

Luxurious 2 Story Home On 1 Wooded Acre With An Amazing Professionally Landscaped Yard! Home Features Main Level Living, A Relaxing Sun Room Where You Are Sure To Enjoy T...

  • Beds 4
  • Baths 4.0
  • MLS 1643207
  • Courtesy of Wolfe Realty Group Inc

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