Highlands Ranch is a 22,000 acre master-planned community which was founded in 1981. It is located 18 miles from Denver in Douglas County and offers a wonderful quality of life and ample opportunities for an active lifestyle. With in the community there are tons of outdoor recreational areas that offer walking and biking trails not to mention the eastern edge sits against Chatfield Reservoir and State Park. The popularity of this town is largely influenced by it close proximity to the Denver Technology Center, which draws nearly 40,000 daily commuters. With a population of just under 95,000 people, Highlands Ranch a fairly large bedroom community.
Highlands Ranch has been recognized by many publications including Forbes Magazine, Money Magazine in 2012, and Business Week in 2010, for being one of the best places to live and best places to raise a family in America. Homes in Highlands Ranch are newly constructed and feature modern amenities, family friendly floor plans and gorgeous landscaping. The median sale price for a home in Highland Ranch is about $302,000.