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.

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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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$525,000

7160 Perry Park Boulevard, Larkspur

Beautiful Custom Updated 2 Story On Rare 2.4 Acre Site That Boasts Privacy In The Tall Pines With Views Of Perry Park Golf Course And Red Rocks. Approximately 4,518 Fin...

  • Beds4
  • Baths5.0
  • MLS5302653
  • Courtesy ofRE/MAX ELITE

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$800,000

7151 Fox Circle, Larkspur

Enjoy Breathtaking Views Overlooking Towering Red Rock Formations And Privacy From This Stunning Perry Park Location In The Heart Of Colorado’S Premier Golf Community. ...

  • Beds4
  • Baths6.0
  • MLS8923216
  • Courtesy ofRE/MAX MASTERS INC

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$750,000

914 Cottonwood Lane, Larkspur

Elegant Style Rivals The Finest In Quality & Condition. Hardwood Floors Flow Throughout The Main Level, Gourmet Kitchen With Incredible Custom Cabinets & Granite Slab Cou...

  • Beds3
  • Baths4.0
  • MLS9620307
  • Courtesy ofRE/MAX ALLIANCE

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$389,900

4753 Shoshone Drive, Larkspur

Perry Park Custom Home On Over 1 Acre Of Wooded Rolling Terrain. Located Between Denver & Colorado Springs & 14 Miles South Of Castle Rock. Two Story Constructed With Hi...

  • Beds4
  • Baths3.0
  • MLS6577677
  • Courtesy ofQUEUE REAL ESTATE

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$639,900

1449 Gore Drive, Larkspur

Gorgeous Custom Walkout Ranch On Nearly One Acre Treed Lot! - Custom Touches Throughout. 8 Ft Cherry Doors, Cherry Cabinetry, Italian Walnut, Cork & Travertine Floors, A...

  • Beds5
  • Baths4.0
  • MLS6676533
  • Courtesy ofCOLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL 44

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$499,500

6930 Fox Circle, Larkspur

Beautiful Panoramic Views From Living-Room, Master Bedroom, Walk Out Basement With Family Room. Great Perry Park Home With Easy Access To Larkspur And I-25, 4 Zone Hot Wa...

  • Beds2
  • Baths3.0
  • MLS3762361
  • Courtesy ofGORDON & ASSOCIATES RE SERV.

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$379,000

12290 Mesa View Road, Larkspur

Priced To Sell! House Sits On 10 Acres Less Than 2 Miles East From I-25. 15 Minutes From Castle Rock! Stainless Appliances Mountain Views 3 Bedrooms, Plus 1 Non-Conf...

  • Beds4
  • Baths2.0
  • MLS5058944
  • Courtesy ofCherry Creek Properties LLC

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$499,990

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...

  • Beds4
  • Baths3.0
  • MLS3833735
  • Courtesy ofRE/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...

  • Beds3
  • Baths3.0
  • MLS2689596
  • Courtesy ofVISION 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...

  • Beds4
  • Baths4.0
  • MLS3391552
  • Courtesy ofVISION REAL ESTATE SERVICES

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