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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

Spectacular development opportunity near Historic Olde Town Arvada. Only large showcase development site of this size in the area...endless potential! Approximately 5acres to be sold as an assemblage of 8 properties, with access to both Allison Street and Balsam Street. Just north of 52nd Avenue and Allison Street in Arvada, property has easy access to both I-70 and I-76, making travel to Downtown Denver or Mountains Convenient. Walking distance to Olde Town Arvada, RTD light rail  and restaurants.  Amazing opportunity for an innovative developer to construct a breathtaking development for all of Arvada to appreciate and enjoy. Total list price for all properties is $11,029,500.00. Individual lots will only be sold in conjunction with all other lots (approximately $2,250,000/acre). Although 5409, 5407, 5395, 5365, 5355, 5345, 5335 Allison Street and 5404 Balsam Street are listed separately in the MLS and IRES, all are part of an assemblage and will not be sold individually. $2,812,500 Active

5355 Allison Street Arvada, Colorado

2 Beds 1 Baths 816 SqFt 1.250 Acres

Sale Type: Active Listing courtesy of LIV Sotheby's Intl Realty

Spectacular development opportunity near Historic Olde Town Arvada. Only large
showcase development site of this size in the area…endless potential! Approximately 5
acres to be sold as an assemblage of 8 properties, with access to both Allison Street
and Balsam Street. Just north of 52nd Avenue and Allison Street in Arvada, property
has easy access to both I-70 and I-76, making travel to Downtown Denver, Golden, and
Boulder, the Mountains, and Ski Resorts quick and convenient. Walking distance to
Olde Town Arvada, RTD light rail, shopping, and restaurants. Includes a diverse array
of shops, boutiques, galleries, unique eateries, breweries, a winery, summer concerts,
festivals, special events and more…Olde Town has something for everyone. Nearby
outdoor activities include trails for hiking, cycling, and horseback riding as well as
golfing, tubing, kayaking, boating, and fishing. Other nearby locations include wildlife
parks, reservoirs, recreation centers, ice rinks, skate parks, indoor and outdoor pools,
dog parks, sports complexes, museums, and theater/art centers. Amazing opportunity
for an innovative developer to construct a breathtaking development for all of Arvada to
appreciate and enjoy. Total list price for all properties is $11,029,500.00. Individual lots will
only be sold in conjunction with all other lots (approximately $2,250,000/acre). Although
5409, 5407, 5395, 5365, 5355, 5345, 5335 Allison Street and 5404 Balsam Street are
listed separately in the MLS and IRES, all are part of an assemblage and will not be
sold individually. Please take a look at the aerial photos and video. $2,812,500 Active

5355 Allison Street Arvada, Colorado

2 Beds 1 Baths 816 SqFt 1.250 Acres

Sale Type: Active Listing courtesy of LIV Sotheby's International Realty

Welcome to a spectacular slice of country in the city! This incredible wooded 12.5 acre property in Arvada is both quiet and secluded, boasting a rare pond fed by Broad Lake complete with bridge, a circular driveway, evergreens & mature fruit trees. The property is zoned for horses and offers 3 fenced fields, a large barn with 4 stalls/4 runs, round pen & tack room, 2 sheds and 2 garages. A true oasis in the city, with peaceful surroundings yet close-in amenities! Step inside to a custom bi-level which is ready for your custom touch or renovation. The floor plan creates two distinct areas for relaxation and entertainment. On the upper level is an open vaulted Great Room with corner gas fireplace and wrap-around deck, connected to the kitchen area with plenty of windows to enjoy stunning views of the pond. The kitchen features skylights, slab Granite center island & counters. On the upper are 3 bedrooms, one the south-facing master with balcony & en-suite bath, and two 3/4 baths. On the lower level you'll find an entertainment room with gas fireplace, vintage ice cream soda bar, 2 bedrooms, study with built-ins, laundry room & two 3/4 baths and breezeway to the work out room and indoor heated pool. A ditch surrounds the property with irrigation supplied by Farmers Highline Canal. Suitable for redevelopment, this site abuts Hyatt Lake and offers the potential for multiple building sites with spectacular views. Enjoy a convenient location close to I-70 and C-470, a short drive to the mountains or Denver, restaurants and shopping. A rare opportunity indeed. $2,800,000 Active Under Contract

14760 W 64th Avenue Arvada, Colorado

5 Beds 5 Baths 7,349 SqFt 12.080 Acres

Sale Type: Active Under Contract Listing courtesy of RE/MAX Professionals

Large development property with a variety of opportunities (Approximately 5 Acres/Zoned R-1-A). Don't forget to view the virtual tour with ariel views of the property. (https://tours.mediamaxphotography.com/public/vtour/display/1749880#!/) Both houses are old and are being sold as-is. If you are looking for large acreage in the Arvada area, close to Downtown Arvada and Downtown Denver, conveniently located near light rail and both I-70 and I-76, look no further. Superb opportunity to build a dream house with plenty of acreage or to build multiple units. All water and electricity are under the 4147 64th Avenue address. There are two separate septic systems for both houses. Property runs North to South. Yocum Ditch rights not included with property. $2,350,000 Active Under Contract

4147 W 64th Avenue Arvada, Colorado

3 Beds 1 Baths 1,377 SqFt 5 Acres

Sale Type: Active Under Contract Listing courtesy of LIV Sotheby's International Realty

Luxurious 2-Story Custom Home in the Exclusive Beverly Brook Estates Neighborhood on a secluded 1-Acre Lot at the end of a Private cul-de-sac. This Backyard has Gorgeous & Mature Landscaping & is the Private Oasis you’ve been dreaming of ... It's so Perfect for Entertaining w/Outdoor Pool & Automatic Cover & Security Fencing, Pool Cabana w/Bar & Cedar Changing Room, Pond w/Rock Waterfall, Lighted Sports Court & New Netting. Enjoy a Backyard BBQ with your Outdoor Kitchen & Built-In Gas Grill w/Granite Counters & Bar Seating w/more Seating under the Pergola & Gas Fire Pit. You’ll love the Casual Elegance & Custom Craftsmanship everywhere w/a New Custom Designed Kitchen, Designer Paint, New Carpeting, Gray Hardwoods, Wrought Iron Balusters & more! The Dining & Living areas flow Beautifully together with a Grand Executive Study nearby w/Private Bathroom & Outside Access. You’ll also love the Elegant Designer Kitchen, which made the Cover of “Colorado’s Best Kitchens” in Spring 2020 & Six-Page Feature Story! The Designer Finishes include White Custom Cabinetry, Slab Granite Counters, Glazed Porcelain Subway Tile along with Oil-Rubbed Bronze Lighting & Brushed Stainless Hardware. High-End GE Monogram SS Appliances include a 48” Side-by-Side Fridge, Upscale Double Ovens w/French Door European Convection Design, 4-Burner Gas Range w/Griddle & 42” Island Hood, Beverage Center & Sharp Microwave Oven with Drawer.  The Great Room has a Stone Stacked Fireplace w/Light & Bright Windows. Two separate Staircases lead to the Upper Level, including a Stunning Master Suite w/5-Pc Master Bath & Steam Shower & 2 Walk-In Closets, Guest Bedroom w/Full Bath & 2 more Bedrooms that share a Jack-and-Jill Bath & a Bonus Room. The Finished Basement has it all w/an Enormous Family Room, Wet Bar w/Sink, Dishwasher & Fridge, Theatre Room, In-Law Suite & 2 Bathrooms.  Go on Vacation in this Home and enjoy 5-Star Finishes in this Luxurious & Elegant Custom Home in your very own Private Sanctuary! $1,669,500 Active Under Contract

15964 W 73rd Avenue Arvada, Colorado

5 Beds 7 Baths 6,876 SqFt 0.990 Acres

Sale Type: Active Under Contract Listing courtesy of Coldwell Banker Realty 54

Come see this unique property with spectacular views of the Flatirons and Standley Lake!!!!  Surrounded by Standley Lake North Open Space, Westminster Hills Open Space and Stoney Creek Golf Course, this 18-acre property has plenty of room to spread out with endless possibilities!  Zoned agricultural, with room for horses or livestock, this property also includes an all brick ranch home that is 2000 sq ft, three bedroom, one bathroom, with a 1-car attached garage and multiple outbuildings – perfect for storage or shelter for animals or recreational needs.  Sunroom on west side has tons of natural light and stunning views.  Feast your eyes on the views, hear the neighing horses and mooing cows, or perhaps catch sight of a soaring eagle or two.  Arvada and Standley Lake at its finest! $1,625,000 Active

9889 Alkire Street Arvada, Colorado

3 Beds 1 Baths 1,938 SqFt 17.920 Acres

Sale Type: Active Listing courtesy of Resident Realty North Metro LLC

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. $1,575,000 Active

8890 Indiana Street Arvada, Colorado

4 Beds 2 Baths 2,342 SqFt 4.760 Acres

Sale Type: Active Listing courtesy of RE/MAX PROFESSIONALS

Possibilities! Create your own private oasis right in town. Ranch style home with walkout Basement ready for a 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. The seller has filed to be incorporated into the city of Arvada and zone R13 - Residential 13 units. As the process advances the purchase price will be adjusted to reflect the added value. $1,549,000 Active

15812 W 64th Avenue Arvada, Colorado

7 Beds 4 Baths 4,676 SqFt 1.900 Acres

Sale Type: Active Listing courtesy of RE/MAX ALLIANCE

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 this property zoned R-13 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 water rights as well $1,500,000 Active Under Contract

7025 Kipling Street Arvada, Colorado

4 Beds 3 Baths 2,978 SqFt 3.860 Acres

Sale Type: Active Under Contract Listing courtesy of HomeSmart

ONE-OF-A-KIND property! Nearly 5300 sq. ft. with 6 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms on 1.46 beautiful acres backing to the bridle path! Chef's kitchen with granite, stainless, Wolf professional gas range, custom backsplash, walk-in pantry, and extended island for all those special gatherings. Other updates include gorgeous hardwood flooring throughout the main level and on the stairs, updated paint, custom wood mantle and gas fireplaces in the living room and family room, modern lighting, bathroom updates, designer door hardware, deck extension including built-in hot tub, trex decking and French doors on the balcony, Anderson Renewal windows, HVAC updates (2 furnaces, 2 air conditioners), concrete tile roofing and an automatic sprinkler system for nearly the entire lot. This home features an open floor plan with 4 bedrooms upstairs, including an owner's suite with a sitting area, 5-pc bath & an outdoor balcony where you can enjoy the sunrise and sunset! On the main level you will find a cozy living room with soaring ceilings, two-story windows and a gas fireplace with custom-designed marble surround. The dining room boasts a bay window overlooking the backyard & leads to the updated kitchen. The kitchen opens to a sunlit breakfast nook & the family room where you will notice another custom gas fireplace and surround. A main floor office adds exceptional functionality. The walkout basement offers 2 bedrooms, a full bath, a second family room and an exercise area. Outside this home is a vast, lovely, landscaped lot that is best experienced from the multi-level deck that spans the back of the home...truly an entertainer's dream! All this PLUS a 1305 sq. ft. custom stable with tack room, work/storage area, 3 Stablemaster stalls with feed doors, & a Nelson automatic watering system. The stable opens to a paddock and the .46 acre pasture. This unbelievable lot also includes a professionally installed putting green and bunker for the golf enthusiast! Truly an outstanding property! $1,495,000 Active Under Contract

15955 W 77th Place Arvada, Colorado

6 Beds 4 Baths 5,288 SqFt 1.460 Acres

Sale Type: Active Under Contract Listing courtesy of Equity Colorado Real Estate

Complete custom home that is within walking distance to Olde Town Arvada. The owner built this home so attention to detail is incredible! This is the only home on the market with over 8000 square feet. As you enter you'll notice the foyer, princess staircase and soaring 24' ceilings. The gourmet kitchen offers, a large granite center island, cherry cabinets, large pantry & stainless steel appliances. The dining room can accommodate 12+ guests. The living room features an amazing tray ceiling with custom indirect lighting w/different colors, perfect to set the mood. The main floor master offers custom lighting, a private balcony, large walk-in closet, private en-suite offering 2 sinks, granite flooring, marble tile around the soaking tub, and an exclusive ceiling mount heater adding additional heat while you get ready for the day. Main floor laundry room with laundry chute. Upstairs offers a loft overlooking the living room, 2 additional master bedrooms with attached 5 piece bathrooms, 2 additional bedrooms with mountain views and a full sized bathroom. The basement features 10' ceilings and half finished, allowing you to finish to your liking. The other side is finished to accommodate a separate living area. This space can be accessed from a separate entrance outside or from an interior door leading upstairs.  It offers a living room, dining room, full sized kitchen with all appliances and large granite island, 2 bedrooms, 1 full bathroom and full sized washer and dryer. You could use this space in many different ways. 1000 sqft garage is finished, has an oversized 10' x 10' garage door on one side and the other is your typical 7' x 16' door. Tons of storage and 220v electricity. Here are all the extras: 2 high efficient HVAC systems, built in security system, intercom system, every room is pre-wired for for data, tons of outside lighting, upgraded shingles, insulation under flooring in basement and tons of storage. You have to see this one in person to appreciate! $1,450,000 Pending

7435 W 70th Avenue Arvada, Colorado

7 Beds 6 Baths 8,387 SqFt 0.280 Acres

Sale Type: Pending Listing courtesy of Keller Williams Advantage Realty LLC

Country living in the heart of Arvada and two houses in one! This home set back off the street has been remodeled throughout and is as breathtaking on the inside as the nearly 2 acre lot it sits on. Step inside to vaulted ceilings, hardwood floors and an open design. You will be impressed with a large great room with adjoining dining room and gorgeous chefs kitchen. The kitchen features warm cherry cabinets, granite counters and stainless appliances. The main floor also features a private study which has views of Mt Evans, secondary bedroom, main bath and a beautiful primary bedroom with updated bath with beautiful cabinetry and Granite counters. The lower level is host to a large rec room, 2 guest bedrooms and a full bathroom. The laundry and additional study or craft room plus ample storage are also on this level. Outside you will find the newly remodeled guest house that is 800 sq feet and features an updated white kitchen, 3/4 bath, two bedrooms, laundry hook ups and covered parking and is perfect for a mother-in-law, college student or rental potential.  Zoned agricultural this property with age old trees and 3 outbuildings (including a chicken coop) well water and plenty of gardening area and parking. This whole property has been well thought out as they remodeled the previous dwellings. The sunrise floods the kitchen with light in the morning and the sunset shoots a rainbow of colors through the stained glass front doors in the evening.  Other features include 2" of water rights from Farmers Highline, hydronic heating in the floors, newer mechanicals, outside water features and Gazebo. Amazing front yard, forever views and if you want some chickens, ducks and two goats then this truly is a chance in a lifetime property! Welcome home! $1,450,000 Active

7100 Oak Street Arvada, Colorado

4 Beds 3 Baths 4,100 SqFt 1.860 Acres

Sale Type: Active Listing courtesy of Keller Williams DTC

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