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

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$515,000

12529 Greenland Acres Road, Larkspur

Truly A Magical Property! Over 4 Acres Of Lush Forest & Amazing Flowers Surrounding Home*Private & Romantic Feel*Impressive Moss Rock Fireplace W/Wood Burning Insert Is T...

  • Beds 4
  • Baths 3.0
  • MLS 3833735
  • Courtesy of Re/Max Alliance

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$399,950

8095 Bannock Drive, Larkspur

Beautiful Ranch Style Home On 1 Acre And On A Quiet Street In Perry Park. Home Surrounded By Towering Ponderosa Pines And Nature At Your Backdoor. Wonderful Open Floorp...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 3.0
  • MLS 2689596
  • Courtesy of Vision Real Estate Services

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$619,950

1761 Perry Park Avenue, Larkspur

Beautiful Custom Home On 5 Gorgeous Acres In Larkspur. Very Private Location, Near Impossible To See Another House From Anywhere In This Home. This Ranch Style Floorpla...

  • Beds 4
  • Baths 4.0
  • MLS 3391552
  • Courtesy of Vision Real Estate Services

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$880,000

6270 Elk View Road, Larkspur

Location! Spectacular Custom Home On Signature 6th Hole Of Bear Dance Golf Course. Private Gated Community With Your Own Herd Of Elk! Custom Builder's Own Home With Incre...

  • Beds 5
  • Baths 7.0
  • MLS 2150443
  • Courtesy of RE/MAX Professionals

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$595,000

5471 Country Club Drive, Larkspur

With Its Scenic Beauty, Boundless Wildlife, And Mountain Views, Perry Park Is A Must See. Tired Of Not Finding What You Want? Have G.J. Gardner Homes Build Your New Custo...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 3.0
  • MLS 9383095
  • Courtesy of New Homes Colorado Llc

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$420,000

7909 Jones Road, Larkspur

Super Location In Larkspur, 83 And Jones Rd. This 1994 Built Home Has 2927 Finished Square Feet, 5 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, 5 Piece Master Bath, Main Floor Laundry. It Sits...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 3.0
  • MLS 2801850
  • Courtesy of Alpine Real Estate

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$719,000

1153 Fremont Drive, Larkspur

Beautiful Colorado Style Custom Ranch Home With Retreat Like Settings And Plenty Of Charm. You Will Not Find A Better Deal, This Is An Area Best Buy. Close To Bear Dance ...

  • Beds 4
  • Baths 4.0
  • MLS 9883244
  • Courtesy of Keller Williams Real Estate LLC

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$663,000

5489 Country Club Drive, Larkspur

With Its Scenic Beauty, Boundless Wildlife, And Mountain Views, Perry Park Is A Must See. Tired Of Not Finding What You Want? Have G.J. Gardner Homes Build Your New Custo...

  • Beds 4
  • Baths 4.0
  • MLS 8373800
  • Courtesy of New Homes Colorado Llc

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$499,950

11549 Haskel Creek Road, Larkspur

Exceptionally Maintained Home And Property. Beautiful, Private Location With Incredible Views Of Pikes Peak, Buttes And Meadows. 5 Bedroom Ranch Style Home With 3 Car A...

  • Beds 5
  • Baths 3.0
  • MLS 8330716
  • Courtesy of Vision Real Estate Services

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$549,000

7787 Taylor Circle, Larkspur

We Have The Best Ranch Package Value In The State For The Price! Over 17' Vaulted Ceilings Front To Rear. 3rd Bedroom Is Set Up For Optional Study. Grand Room Is Nearly 2...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 3.0
  • MLS 2351113
  • Courtesy of Keller Williams Real Estate LLC

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