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Arvada is a Home Rule Municipality in Jefferson and Adams counties, a part of the Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area of the U.S. state of Colorado. As of the 2010 census the population was 106,433, and in 2016 the estimated population was 117,453, ranking Arvada as the seventh most populous municipality in Colorado. The Olde Town Arvada historic district is 7 miles (11 km) northwest of the Colorado State Capitol in Denver.

The first documented discovery of gold in the Rocky Mountain region occurred on June 22, 1850, when Lewis Ralston, a Georgia prospector headed for the California gold fields, dipped his sluice pan into a small stream near its mouth at Clear Creek. Ralston found about 1/4 ounce (6 g) of gold, then worth about five dollars. Ralston’s companions named the stream Ralston’s Creek in his honor, but they all left the next morning, drawn by the lure of California gold.

During the Pike’s Peak Gold Rush in 1858, Ralston brought another group of prospectors back to the site of his first discovery. The placer gold in the area soon played out, but hard rock deposits of gold were found in the mountains to the west. Some of the miners abandoned their search for gold and returned to farm the rich bottom land along Ralston Creek and Clear Creek. They found an eager market for their crops among other gold seekers. The Territory of Colorado was formed on February 28, 1861, and the farms in the valley expanded to feed the growing population of the region.

In 1870, the Colorado Central Railroad laid tracks through the area on its route from Golden to link up with the Kansas Pacific Railroad and the Denver Pacific Railroad at Jersey Junction, 3 miles (5 km) north of Denver. On December 1, 1870, Benjamin F. Wadsworth and Louis A. Reno platted the Ralston Point townsite along the railroad. To avoid confusion with other communities along Ralston Creek, Ralston Point was soon renamed Arvada in honor of Hiram Arvada Haskin, brother-in-law of settler Mary Wadsworth. Her husband, Benjamin Wadsworth, became the first postmaster of Arvada. Colorado was granted statehood on August 1, 1876, and the Town of Arvada was formally incorporated on August 14, 1904. A vibrant agricultural community, Arvada claimed the title “Celery Capital of the World.”

Arvada grew rapidly during the latter half of the 20th century as a suburb of nearby Denver, the state capital. Arvada became a Statutory City on October 31, 1951, and a Home Rule Municipality on July 23, 1963. By the end of the millennium, the population of Arvada exceeded 100,000.

Arvada is the western terminus of Interstate 76, which begins at the intersection of Interstate 70 and State Highway 121. Other state highways in Arvada include SH 72, SH 93, and SH 95. Major highways near Arvada include Interstate 25, Interstate 270, U.S. Highway 36 and U.S. Highway 287.

The Amtrak California Zephyr passes through Arvada westbound each morning and eastbound each evening. This route through the scenic heart of the Rocky Mountains is one of the most popular rail routes in the United States. Full Amtrak passenger and parcel service is available at the nearby Denver Union Station.

The Denver Regional Transportation District (RTD) currently serves Arvada with eight local bus routes (31, 50, 51, 52, 72, 76, 80, and 100), four express bus routes (55X, 58X, 72X, and 80X), and one regional bus route (GS). RTD plans to provide Arvada with a commuter rail Gold Line along the old Colorado Central Railroad route (now operated by the BNSF Railway) by 2015.

Arvada is served by Denver International Airport and nearby Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport.

In 2014 the League of American Bicyclists designated Arvada as a Silver Level Bicycle Friendly Community.

Arvada is largely a commuter town to Denver and Boulder. The primary retail corridors are along Wadsworth Boulevard, 52nd Avenue, 64th Avenue, Ralston Road and Kipling Street.

Attractions include:

  • Arvada Center for the Arts & Humanities
  • Cussler Museum (rare automobile collection)

Arvada has three sister cities, as designated by Sister Cities International:

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Arvada Homes for Sale

This custom built home is a veritable mansion, with 12-foot ceilings, frescos, the biggest and best kitchen you'll ever find, and two amazing garages totaling over 2,500 square feet with radiant floor heating, hot and cold water, finished floors, walls and ceilings, and over 100 amps of electricity. Three boilers provide radiant floor heating not only to the living space but to the garages, driveways, wrap-around deck, and a walkway around the house! The location is great too, offering mountain views from Pikes Peak to Longs Peak. The master suite has his-and-her master bathrooms with bidets and separate walk-in closets! There are also his-and-her private studies. If you can't schedule a private showing, click on the virtual tour link to watch a 20-minute narrated walk-through plus an aerial view of the home and its surroundings. A natural gas-fueled generator automatically starts within 15 seconds of any blackout and turns off when power is restored. $1,875,000 Active

12996 W 81st Place Arvada, Colorado

2 Beds 5 Baths 4,934 SqFt 0.410 Acres

Active Listing courtesy of Golden Real Estate, Inc.

Beautiful Custom-Built Beverly Brook Estates Home.  With over 8,000 square feet of craftsmanship located on manicured .87 Acre Lot. The main floor features a large gourmet kitchen with separate bar area, family room, formal dining and living room. a beautiful Library/Study from the Art hallway with special lighting provides for the perfect place to display your art collection. The sweeping staircase brings you Upstairs where you will find four bedrooms including a master suite with a fireplace 5-piece bath and  private balcony retreat.  Downstairs offers a private theater room, wet bar, exercise room, area to create your perfect wine cellar. a two oversized 2 car garages. Attached but private carriage house with a full bathroom, efficiency kitchen and west facing balcony. Outside opens to an inviting private back yard with covered patio, courtyard, mature landscaping and spectacular pond waterfall feature. A matching barn with steel fence corral and water provides for two horses. $1,800,000 Active

7354 Nile Street Arvada, Colorado

6 Beds 6 Baths 8,325 SqFt 0.870 Acres

Active Listing courtesy of MB PRO REAL ESTATE SERVICE INC

Wow, over five acres in Arvada!  What is your investment potential when you purchase this property with incredible views of the Rocky Mts?  Would be an interesting horse facility...  RV garage! One survey says 6.4 acres.  Buyer to verify size of lot. $1,500,000 Active

10585 W 72nd Avenue Arvada, Colorado

3 Beds 2 Baths 2,632 SqFt 6.400 Acres

Active Listing courtesy of HomeSmart Cherry Creek

Possibilities! Create your own private Oasis right in town. Ranch style home with walkout Basement ready for personal touch. Views of mountains and north Arvada. 1.9 Acres make it your own and Keep it as a Private home OR, subdivide, develop, stay unincorporated or incorporate into Arvada, home office/small business (awesome location), bring all your toys, keep work vehicles close, Horses, this is your opportunity. Front .9 Acre lot is 148x302 and is bisected by the driveway and the Back 1 Acre lot is 178x250 and has the house and driveway is the west edge of the lot. All sold together. $1,495,000 Active

15812 W 64th Avenue Arvada, Colorado

7 Beds 4 Baths 4,676 SqFt 1.900 Acres

Active Listing courtesy of RE/MAX ALLIANCE

This luxurious house on a quiet cul-de-sac in Westwoods Ridge is a MUST SEE! This 1-of-a-kind retreat offers privacy & convenience (minutes from dining & shopping)! It combines European architectural elegance & modern features! Impressive interior boasts unparalleled craftsmanship & quality w/ features imported from Brazil, Italy & Pakistan! No detail is spared (outlets w/ USB ports, 16 TVs, motion lighting/music, etc)! Warm, open layout has a sense of grandeur. Dazzling kitchen w/ S/S appliances, tile backsplash, high bar top & walk-in pantry. Formal dining room has Italian onyx columns. Family room w/ fireplace, imported onyx mantle & slider to 4-season sunroom. Master suite designed for his & hers luxury: fireplace, 2 private decks, walk-in closet & spa-like 5-piece bath. Secondary bedrooms share jack n jill bath. Finished basement has wet bar, sauna, theater, flex room, exercise room, 2 BDs, 3 BAs & laundry. Lushly landscaped backyard w/ covered patio & fireplace is a sanctuary! $1,490,000 Active

6330 Mcintyre Way Arvada, Colorado

5 Beds 6 Baths 5,465 SqFt 0.270 Acres

Active Listing courtesy of RE/MAX ALLIANCE

4.76 Acres at 8890 Indiana Street, with 349 Feet of Indiana Street Frontage. Great Location, in Unincorporated Jefferson County, just 25 minutes to Downtown Denver and Boulder, with Mountain Views, all the way to the Boulder Flatirons. Currently zoned A2 in Jefferson County.  If you'd like to redevelop this property, the City of Arvada would need to annex, and then rezone for your development (the City of Arvada is expecting this to happen, for highest/best use of the land). The home is considered a Scrape.  FYI -- 8870 Indiana Street (Land MLS# 5986293), the adjoining 4.88 acre property, to the east, is also for sale.  So, if you need a bigger property -- you could combine the two properties, for a combined 9.64 acres. $1,360,000 Active

8890 Indiana Street Arvada, Colorado

4 Beds 2 Baths 2,342 SqFt 4.760 Acres

Active Listing courtesy of RE/MAX PROFESSIONALS

This home and 3.8 acres of land on 70th and Kipling has so many possibilities!  Do you want to be free of small residential lots, develop and rezone it into a possible PUD , turn it into a equine facility and earn the monthly boarding fees and store your own horses for free, crops, build your dream home?  Views from Pikes Peak all the way around!  Out buildings galore, great Jeffco schools, lots of room with nearly 3000 finished square feet.

A significant offer can come with the mineral and ditch rights $1,300,000 Active

7025 Kipling Street Arvada, Colorado

4 Beds 3 Baths 2,978 SqFt 3.860 Acres

Active Listing courtesy of HomeSmart Cherry Creek

Price reduction! 5 year old Builder's own home located in secluded Estates at Ralston Ridge, West Arvada. Contemporary design at it's finest! Open floor plan with luxury & upscale finishes, multy-generational living: so much room and privacy for parents, kids, grand-parents and guests. Main floor is the best for entertaining as it offers open concept for kitchen-dining-great rooms with 12' ceilings & abundance of natural light. Everyone's favorite gathering place at the huge granite island/bar across from the warmth of the modern fireplace.  Main level also includes master suite, second&third bedrooms/bath, home office,laundry rm. Basement boasts state-of-the-art home theater, family rm, bar, wet&dry sauna with tea rm, safe rm and separate w/exterior entry the Mother-in- Law suite that has its own kitchenette, living rm, 3/4 bath, laundry. Above garage there is a second master guest suite with mountain views to the West. Back yard with concrete patio, gazebo, hot tub, fire pit. $1,289,000 Active

7282 Ellis Street Arvada, Colorado

5 Beds 6 Baths 6,403 SqFt 0.210 Acres

Active Listing courtesy of REALTY KEE

Exquisite upgrades fused with a fantastic location is 9462 Noble Way. The solid mohagany and crystal front door makes a great first impression. The grand entryway is stunning highlighted by the imported Lebanese mosaic floor. The elegant chandeliers and medallions are the focal point for the cathedral and vaulted ceilings. The kitchen features marble counters & custom cabinetry. Gorgeous wood floors extend throughout the main floor and master bedroom. The layout of the home lends itself to entertaining. The open flow of the kitchen and great room is perfect for a casual get together. The private dining and parlor room provide space for formal sit down gatherings. The location is one of the best in Candelas.  Sitting on top of a hill the home has unblocked views of Standley Lake and the downtown Denver city lights. The large covered deck is ideal spot to watch multiple 4th of July firework shows. Don't miss your opportunity with this one. $1,200,000 Active

9462 Noble Way Arvada, Colorado

6 Beds 6 Baths 7,589 SqFt 0.220 Acres

Active Listing courtesy of 8z Real Estate

West Wood Ranch, nestled in the foothills. Breathtaking panoramic views from this executive home (former Parade home) situated on a hilltop with a park & tennis courts across the street, open space adjacent to the home, public golf course in the rear separated from the home by a wooded creek & the acclaimed Ralston Creek Trail. Wrought iron fence, an oversized deck w/sandstone pillars views gardens below, North Table Mountain to the South & Denver skyline.  Expansive patterned concrete terraces below w/ covered patio & built-in grill, fire pit, waterfall & pond adjacent to hot tub amidst enchanting gardens. Front entrance has a lovely fountain, patterned concrete driveway, sandstone pillars leading to a dynamic 2 story entrance with upper level bridge hallway. Very large rooms. Library + office on main floor. Abundant closet space. Full walkout has large rec room, exercise room, an In-Law Suite: bedroom, private sitting room, direct access to bath & terrace. 3 car garage w/built-ins. $1,195,000 Active

16692 W 70th Avenue Arvada, Colorado

4 Beds 4 Baths 5,418 SqFt 0.300 Acres

Active Listing courtesy of Real Estate in the Rockies, LLC

One owner custom home. Fun inside and out! Very open living areas! Design takes full advantage of views. Backs to park like open areas. Beautiful long views from the 788 Sq Foot deck and lower patio. Lots of glass. Private pool. Sport court. Water features. Mega garage. Pleasant family enjoyment or full on entertainment of guests. Wood inlays. Granite finishes. Delicate skip trowel texture. Alder trim and doors. Wonderful main floor to basement connection. Will accommodate a couple or a family of six. Very private quiet location. Walk to Elem and High Schools. $1,165,000 Active

13756 W 76th Place Arvada, Colorado

5 Beds 5 Baths 6,197 SqFt 0.620 Acres

Active Listing courtesy of RE/MAX Professionals

It's all about the WOW factor with this home!  Stunning Flatiron mtn. views are the back-drop from nearly every room! The open/airy floorplan is an entertainer's dream with its 2-story vaulted great room, adjacent gourmet kitchen, formal dining, study, and main-floor guest bedroom & bath.  Cooking in this dream kitchen is a breeze with its double ovens, gas cooktop w/ss hood, microwave, "smart" refrigerator, apron sink, granite/quartz double islands, walk-in pantry & mudroom! Upstairs features the master bedroom w/5-piece bath (double walk-in closets), a loft, and 3 additional bedrooms each with their own baths!  The backyard is the epitome of "outdoor living" and features a massive patio (partially covered), professional cook-station (grill, 2-burners, sink), 3-spillway waterfall, hot tub, firepit, and multiple rock panting beds all with unprecedented, unobstructed views of open space & the Flatiron mountain range! The 4-car garage is also a car enthusiast's dream! $1,150,000 Active

19681 W 95th Place Arvada, Colorado

5 Beds 6 Baths 6,270 SqFt 0.250 Acres

Active Listing courtesy of PREMIER REALTY GROUP INC

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