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Thornton is a home rule municipality in Adams and Weld counties in the U.S. state of Colorado, located in the northeast quadrant of the Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area. Thornton is 10 miles (16 km) north/northeast of downtown Denver. The United States Census Bureau reported the city’s growing population at 118,772 on April 1, 2010, a 44.2% increase from the 2000 Census population of 82,384. Thornton is the sixth-most populous city in the state of Colorado and the 213th-most populous city in the United States.

Thornton consisted solely of farmland until 1953 when Sam Hoffman purchased a lot off Washington Street about seven miles (11 km) north of Denver. The town he laid out was the first fully planned community in Adams County, and the first to offer full municipal services from a single tax levy, including recreation services and free trash pickup. Thornton was named in honor of Former Colorado Governor Dan Thornton.

The Thornton Community Association (TCA) was formed in 1954 to help guide the new community’s development. By the end of 1955, Thornton had 5,500 residents in over 1,200 homes. The TCA was instrumental in Thornton’s 1956 incorporation as a city. Oyer G. Leary was elected the first mayor.

Major highways in Thornton are I-25, I-76, SH 7, SH 44, SH 224, and E-470.

Thornton is served by the Denver Regional Transportation District (RTD), which provides bus service to Thornton and the rest of the Denver metropolitan area.

The major airport that serves Thornton is Denver International Airport.

Thornton is served primarily by three school districts: Adams County School District 12, Mapleton Public Schools, and Brighton School District 27J. These include four high schools (Thornton High School, Vantage Point High School, Skyview High School, and Horizon High School), five middle schools and fourteen elementary schools. There are several charter schools in or near Thornton: Stargate School, Colorado Virtual Academy, New America School, Westgate Community Charter School.

Thornton has several libraries and is served by the Rangeview Library District.

Thornton has 81 city parks and nearly 2,000 acres (8.1 km2) of parks and open space. There are over 80 miles (130 km) of trails throughout the city. Recreational facilities include the Margaret Carpenter Recreation Center[13] and the Thornton Community Center. Golf courses include the Thorncreek Golf Course and Todd Creek Golf.

Thornton is located at 39°54′11″N 104°57′16″W (39.903043, -104.954406).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 27.2 square miles (70 km2), of which, 26.9 square miles (70 km2) is land and 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2) (1.25%) is water.

Thornton has several shopping areas, such as Larkridge Mall, Thornton Town Center, and Thorncreek Crossing Shopping Center. Larkridge is home to national anchor tenants, big box retailers, and restaurants, and has a pedestrian village. Larkridge is anchored by Colorado’s first Sears Grand store, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Bed, Bath & Beyond, and PetsMart. DaveCo Liquor Store is the largest liquor store in the world.

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Thornton Homes for Sale

Amazing mountain views! 3.5 Acre Site custom build by Custom Homes by Dana. Private country enclave close to shopping, trains, open space and numerous amenities. Use builder's design or your own. High end finishes standard. Home site allows for outbuildings such as horse shelter, toy garage, casita or carriage house. 15-18 mos construction time.  Plans by Whitten Design Group,LLC. Plans are custom prepared for the Buyer and Builder puts these plans out to 'hard-bid' with contractors to arrive at a price. Increased costs associated with timing and availability of materials, supplies, equipment, government permits and authorizations, labor, qualified subcontractors unforeseen by Builder may be passed along to Buyer. Buyer shall be pre-qualified to carry a construction note prior to meeting the builder. $2,800,000 Active

4200 E 145th Avenue Thornton, Colorado

5 Beds 6 Baths 5,792 SqFt 3.560 Acres

Sale Type: Active Listing courtesy of Callaway Group Real Estate

Amazing mountain views! 3.5 Acre Site custom build by Custom Homes by Dana. Private country enclave close to shopping, trains, open space and numerous amenities. Use builder's design or your own. High end finishes standard. Home site allows for outbuildings such as horse shelter, toy garage, casita or carriage house. 15-18 mos construction time.  Plans by Whitten Design Group,LLC. Contact agent to set up appointment with builder.   Plans are custom prepared for the Buyer. Builder puts these plans out to `hard-bid` with contractors to arrive at a fixed price. Increased costs associated with timing and availability of materials, supplies, equipment, government permits and authorizations, labor, qualified subcontractors unforeseen by Builder may be passed along to Buyer. Buyer shall be pre-qualified to carry a construction note prior to meeting the builder. $2,800,000 Active

4200 E 145 Avenue Thornton, Colorado

5 Beds 6 Baths 5,792 SqFt 3.560 Acres

Sale Type: Active Listing courtesy of Callaway Group Real Estate, LLC

LAKEFRONT Beauty! Exceptional craftsmanship, elevated distinction! A once in a lifetime opportunity! Situated on 3.7 Acres (m/l) with LAKEFRONT!  One of the finest Estates in Wadley Farms 3!!  Upon entering the home one cannot deny the quality and craftsmanship of this Custom 2-Story home with Distinguished Staircase/Soaring windows on a Private LAKE Lot!  The kitchen boasts Quality cabinets Center Island & huge Walk-in Pantry! The windows in the kitchen capture the Beauty of the Location. Coffered Ceiling in the Stunning Formal Dining Room! Views & Privacy of the Meadow like 3.7+Acres.  The Distinction of an Extraordinarily high ceiling in the family room with a fireplace & Wet Bar set the stage for the Elegance this estate presents. A main floor study/or guest suite, a Big laundry including cabinets & a Storage room with an abundance of custom-built Shelves all adds to the amazing features of this beautiful estate. The east side staircase of the house offers a Very Private Entrance & Suite. The Master Suite extends a balcony with a Panoramic view of the Lake & the mountains to the west! Plus, a gas fireplace & sitting area in the Master Suite offering a perfect Balance of Tranquility. Upstairs offer an additional 3 Bedrooms with ample living area & 2 Full Baths Custom Closets.  The Grand Living Space in the Finished Basement has a Full Bath with a custom Steam Shower, Dance Floor and Theater enclave.  The Distinctly Designed Back Patio & Hot Tub set the stage for Pristine Colorado Days & Evenings with an elevated Lifestyle in Rural Surroundings. Meander to the Dock to relax & unwind, maybe- fish or enjoy Rowing the boat around the LAKE! Horses Allowed. The Oversized 4 Car Garages have built in Storage & Shelving.  Feel a world away from all the pandemonium, while being an easy & QUICK commute to DIA, Shopping/Denver Premium Outlets & the Orchard, Dining, Denver & Boulder, in addition to Adams 12 Five Star Schools, as well as Charter schools & Academy's $2,200,000 Active

14667 Madison Street Thornton, Colorado

6 Beds 6 Baths 6,695 SqFt 3.750 Acres

Sale Type: Active Listing courtesy of COLORADO PEAK TO PEAK RE LLC

Beautiful Acreage in Eastlake located just East of Eastlake #3 Park and Nature Preserve.  This 5.431 Acre Property has a Small Ranch Style Home on it.  Property Being Sold for Land Value. $2,199,000 Active

3225 E 124th Avenue Thornton, Colorado

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,348 SqFt 5.430 Acres

Sale Type: Active Listing courtesy of RE/MAX NORTHWEST INC

Amazing mountain views! 3.5 Acre Site custom build by Custom Homes by Dana. Private country enclave close to shopping, trains, open space and numerous amenities. Use builder's design or your own. High end finishes standard. Home site allows for outbuildings such as horse shelter, toy garage, casita or carriage house. 15-18 mos construction time. Plans by Whitten Design Group,LLC. Contact agent to set up appointment with builder. Plans are custom prepared for the Buyer. Builder puts these plans out to 'hard-bid' with contractors to arrive at a fixed price. Increased costs associated with timing and availability of materials, supplies, equipment, government permits and authorizations, labor, qualified subcontractors unforeseen by Builder may be passed along to Buyer. Buyer shall be pre-qualified to carry a construction note prior to meeting the builder. $1,990,000 Active

4100 E 145th Avenue Thornton, Colorado

4 Beds 3 Baths 5,884 SqFt 3.560 Acres

Sale Type: Active Listing courtesy of Callaway Group Real Estate

Amazing mountain views! 3.5 Acre Site custom build by Custom Homes by Dana. Private country enclave close to shopping, trains, open space and numerous amenities. Use builder's design or your own. High end finishes standard. Home site allows for outbuildings such as horse shelter, toy garage, casita or carriage house. 15-18 mos construction time. Plans by Whitten Design Group,LLC. Contact agent to set up appointment with builder. Plans are custom prepared for the Buyer. Builder puts these plans out to `hard-bid` with contractors to arrive at a fixed price. Increased costs associated with timing and availability of materials, supplies, equipment, government permits and authorizations, labor, qualified subcontractors unforeseen by Builder may be passed along to Buyer. Buyer shall be pre-qualified to carry a construction note prior to meeting the builder. $1,990,000 Active

4100 E 145 Avenue Thornton, Colorado

4 Beds 3 Baths 5,884 SqFt 3.560 Acres

Sale Type: Active Listing courtesy of Callaway Group Real Estate, LLC

This beautiful Lennar Ballesteros model is one of very few in the community, is turnkey and ready for you. Backing to the Todd Creek Golf Course with views.  Large open floor plan with an exquisite gourmet kitchen, two islands and dining over looking the golf course.
Gorgeous owners quarters with a private luxurious bathing laundry room off of the owners walk though closet for convenience.  Two addition bedrooms and bathrooms, a bonus area for either a game room, formal dining all around flex room, study with double doors and family room with a built in fireplace that over looks the golf course. There is also a full basement with 3181 sq ft for expansion if desired.  The landscaping in impeccable with a covered paver patio and gas fire pit, sitting area and dog run. You will not be disappointed.  Please see the attached information the change increases to the amount paid to the New Working Capial Fund to be paid by the Buyer at closing in the amount of .05% of the purchase price. $1,270,000 Active

15339 Roslyn Street Thornton, Colorado

3 Beds 3 Baths 6,403 SqFt 0.240 Acres

Sale Type: Active Listing courtesy of LG's Realty Group DBA The Home Selling Concierge

Zoned PD (PUD) and next to the Light rail, the city would to see a small neighborhood of single family homes developed like is being built at 128th and Ulster.  This 3.44 acres of high potential development land is at the southeast corner of East 124th Avenue and York Street in Old Eastlake. There is an existing farm house, water well rights, and a septic system. The Eastlake Light Rail station only 1100 feet to the northwest. The new Eastlake Post Office is across the street to the north along with the new York St Depot Co-Working office building. Adjacent to the land on the south is Eastlake #2 Open Space which is 29.5 acres of open space and wildlife habitat. Amazing Location, Amazing Opportunity! Plenty of open space to the west also offers amazing mountain views for your development. Currently zoned A-1. Don't let this opportunity get away from you! $1,250,000 Active

12380 York Street Thornton, Colorado

3 Beds 1 Baths 1,243 SqFt 3.440 Acres

Sale Type: Active Listing courtesy of Keller Williams Realty Success

A MUST SEE! Impressive two story home-w-attached 4-car garage & detached 20x26 2-car garage on a 1 acre homesite! Perfect for entertaining this home boasts a gourmet kitchen with 42" height cabinets, undercabinet lighting, soft close doors/drawers, stainless steel appliances, slab granite, huge island & pantry opening into a bright open Great room-w-a cozy gas fireplace and dinning area.  The main level also has a formal dining room, study-w-French door entry, bonus room-w-private entrance & its' own 3/4 bath also a mudroom entry from the 1000+sqft 4-car garage. Upstairs, the primary suite has a private deck-w-panoramic views plus dual walk-in closets.  Primary bath has slab granite, soaking tub, dual vanities, & walk-in shower. Secondary beds share a jack-n-Jill bath-w-slab granite. Outside, the covered wrap around patio has a stunning stone fireplace to gather around & watch the sun set over the mountains.  This spacious professionally landscaped lot features a putting green, basketball pad, underground trampoline, large fenced area, cement & flagstone patio for your hot tub and 2-raised planter beds.  Lots of additional opportunities in the large basement with tall ceilings and ample natural light.  Have a look you won't be sorry! $1,100,000 Active Under Contract

12635 Valentia Street Thornton, Colorado

3 Beds 4 Baths 5,468 SqFt 1 Acres

Sale Type: Active Under Contract Listing courtesy of MB CITY PROPERTIES

This luxury rancher is an entertainer's dream! Located in highly coveted Todd Creek Vistas, you are conveniently located near Brighton, E470, an abundance of open space. Whether entertaining friends or family, you'll relish in the 1.63 acre lot and bask in Colorado sunsets from the front porch.    Mature landscaping offers curb appeal and serene privacy along the wide driveway, leading to a 3-car attached garage, which is insulated and heated. Additional amenities include a 40x40 outbuilding with heat and air conditioning, Rinnai tankless water heater, Pella windows, tons of storage. Home is equipped with a 20kv Generac whole house generator that includes the outbuilding.  The expansive living room features a stone fireplace, vaulted tongue and groove ceilings and plenty of natural light. It adjoins the spacious deck and gourmet kitchen, making it perfect for gathering friends and family. The gourmet kitchen is equipped with granite countertops, cherry cabinetry, large pantry and is well-lit with overhead track lighting.     This luxurious rancher offers a spacious owner's suite complete with an ensuite bath with dual sinks, plenty of cabinet space, and a separate tub and shower and generous walk-in closet. Additional two bedrooms on the main floor share a jack and jill bath. Secondary bedrooms are spacious and have large closets.     The finished lower level has a large family room, bedroom and plenty of storage space.     The backyard boasts a huge composite deck surrounded by beautiful aspens and is fenced to provide a safe place for children and fur babies to play. The serene backyard with a lovely pond and expansive view of fruit and spruce trees can be enjoyed while listening to your favorite tunes being played through the outside speakers.     This luxurious rancher has plenty of upgrades and has been well-maintained. If you're looking for a move-in-ready home, schedule your showing today. $1,100,000 Pending

14640 Uinta Street Thornton, Colorado

4 Beds 3 Baths 4,172 SqFt 1.630 Acres

Sale Type: Pending Listing courtesy of Coldwell Banker Realty 66

Welcome to this stunning home in the sought after Lake Avery Estates neighborhood! Remodeled with no detail missed!! As you enter the front door you are greeted with the most gorgeous arched entryway and updated lighting. Beautiful new hardwood flooring throughout. Custom shelving in the office. The large kitchen has granite countertops and opens to the incredible living room with a new, custom made stone veneer double sided fireplace. Enjoy the fireplace on the back patio of this large, private backyard. Perfect for entertaining! The primary suite has the most incredible spa like bathroom with a custom vanity and huge expanded closet. Two secondary bedrooms with a joined full bathroom. Just wait until you see this home in person! 2 new furnaces, 2 new water heaters and a new ac unit. $1,060,000 Pending

25 Blue Heron Drive Thornton, Colorado

3 Beds 3 Baths 5,034 SqFt 0.510 Acres

Sale Type: Pending Listing courtesy of Compass - Denver

This beautiful Lennar Hepburn model is turnkey and ready for you.  Backing to the Todd Creek golf course with amazing views.  Large open floor plan with a gourmet kitchen, custom built-ins in the family room, the owner's quarters and private bath overlooks the golf course. There are two addition bedrooms and bathrooms all on the main level.  The lower level has been beautifully finished with a wet bar, media area with built-ins, billiards area, built in sauna and a half bath.  There is plenty of storage room in the unfinished area of the basement to add additional rooms if needed or just leave it as storage.  The patios are all done in pavers and the landscaping is gorgeous.    See attached information regarding The change increases the amount paid to the new Working Capital Fund by new home buyers of one-half percent (0.5%) of the purchase price. $1,050,000 Active Under Contract

15239 Roslyn Street Thornton, Colorado

3 Beds 4 Baths 4,312 SqFt 0.200 Acres

Sale Type: Active Under Contract Listing courtesy of LG's Realty Group DBA The Home Selling Concierge

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