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

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1797 Perry Park Avenue, Larkspur CO 80118


1797 Perry Park Avenue, Larkspur

Take In The Views From This Five Bedroom Santa Fe Style Home In Perry Park East. Situated On Five Very Private And Usable Acres And Featuring An Open And Bright Floorplan...

  • Beds 5
  • Baths 3.0
  • MLS 8866944
  • Courtesy of The Kentwood Company

1948 Senecio Drive, Larkspur CO 80118


1948 Senecio Drive, Larkspur

Serenity On Senecio On Over 2.5 Acres. Highly Desirable Location On A Quite Peaceful Street With Privacy And Retreat Like Settings. Consider Yourself Very Fortunate To L...

  • Beds 4
  • Baths 5.0
  • MLS 8610358
  • Courtesy of Keller Williams Real Estate LLC

632 Cumberland Road, Larkspur CO 80118


632 Cumberland Road, Larkspur

Gorgeous Stone And Stucco Co Home Nestled On A Heavily Forested 1/2 Acre Lot. Top-Of-The-Line Upgrades! Skip Trowel Texture On Walls Throughout, Built-In Storage, Gorge...

  • Beds 4
  • Baths 4.0
  • MLS 7951510
  • Courtesy of Treehouse Brokerage & Development

6965 Fox Circle, Larkspur CO 80118


6965 Fox Circle, Larkspur

Great Opportunity To Purchase This Remarkable Ranch Walkout With Spectacular Views At A Price You Can Afford! Approximately 4,281 Fsf With 3 Bedrooms And 3.5 Baths. New...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 4.0
  • MLS 7934594
  • Courtesy of Re/Max Elite

6641 Apache Place, Larkspur CO 80118


6641 Apache Place, Larkspur

Incredible 5,148 Sq Ft Custom Stucco 2 Story Home With Walk-Out Lower Level On 1 Acre With 4 Bedrooms & 4.5 Baths. 3 Covered Decks To Enjoy Best Views In Area. 2 Master S...

  • Beds 4
  • Baths 5.0
  • MLS 6138514
  • Courtesy of Re/Max Elite

9164 Spruce Mountain Road, Larkspur CO 80118


9164 Spruce Mountain Road, Larkspur

Tons Of Potential. This Property Is Currently 3 Complete Seperate Units With Their Own Entrances. 2 Commercial Units 1- 1000sq Ft Unit And 1- 500 Sq Ft Unit. These Uni...

  • Beds 4
  • Baths 3.0
  • MLS 9260934
  • Courtesy of Vision Real Estate Services

15218 South East Cherry Creek Road, Larkspur CO 80118


15218 South East Cherry Creek Road, Larkspur

Two Year-Old Custom Home & Guest Cottage. Full Water Rights. Agricultural Status (Low Taxes). Radiant In-Floor Heat, Solar Primary Heat-Source, Individual Room Thermostat...

  • Beds 4
  • Baths 4.0
  • MLS 3744932
  • Courtesy of Congress Realty Inc

7872 Taylor Circle, Larkspur CO 80118


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


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

7805 Inca Road, Larkspur CO 80118


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

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