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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

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

Seller to pay for rate buydown of up to 1 point with full price offer! This stunning custom home in the prestigious Gleneagle Estates is sure to impress the most discerning of buyers. From the moment you enter the driveway of this gorgeous home you can see that no detail has been overlooked. Both the front and back yard have been beautifully landscaped. There is an oversized 4 car garage to allow secure parking for all your vehicles or toys. The grand two story entryway invites you to come in and explore this incredible home. The main floor features a large family room with gas fireplace and impressive two story stone surround. Arched doorway with entry to kitchen it flanked with the same custom stonework. The kitchen has a large island, stainless steel appliances, granite countertops and a large walk-in pantry for all your storage needs. The primary bedroom is conveniently located on the main level and has backyard access as well as en suite bathroom, complete with jetted soaker tub and large walk in closet. Laundry room has storage cabinets and large granite countertop folding station. Powder bath on main level allows access for guests. Large dining area near front of house is perfect for hosting holidays. The office is accessible from the main staircase and has ample space to allow you to work from home in comfort and style. Three large windows make this a great space for productivity. The upper level has a loft, great for a play space or remote learning plus an additional powder bathroom. First large bedroom has a private balcony & private en suite bathroom. The other two large bedrooms share a Jack & Jill bathroom. The basement has been fully finished with an open layout allowing you the flexibility to use it in a variety of ways. 5th bedroom is currently being used as a home gym  and has en suite access to the 3/4 bathroom with a sauna, perfect for enjoying post-workout. The backyard has patio space, horseshoe pits, hot tub, and built in fire pit.Welcome home! $1,385,000 Active

8371 E 129th Place Thornton, Colorado

5 Beds 6 Baths 5,987 SqFt 0.630 Acres

Sale Type: Active Listing courtesy of Elevate Property Group LLC

Elegance and serenity abound in this stately ranch home flanked by gorgeous views from every angle. Situated on more than one acre, the home features four bedrooms with walk-in closets on the main floor, a junior suite in the basement, and a three-car garage. The home's exterior is truly breathtaking with its striking stone finishes that meld beautifully with interesting architectural details enhanced by custom landscaping. Inside, tasteful slate flooring, striking woodwork and elegantly arched entrances combine to create a feeling of sophistication and permanence. Rooms are spacious and functional, with large windows that usher in the beauty of outdoor surroundings.    Attractive glass backsplash, rich wood cabinetry and subtle undermount lighting intermingle with high-end stainless appliances in the spacious kitchen. A separate eating area is set among a bay of windows, and the room opens to the main living area, where family and guests can socialize and relax. The home's primary bedroom is a delightful retreat, with plenty of space, built-in fireplace and raised ceiling. The adjoining bath is well-designed, featuring stunning views, bricked-in tub, double vanities, and rich cherry woodwork. The large walk-in closet is a delight, offering storage options galore. The finished walkout basement is ideal for entertaining and fun, with high ceilings, light, airy finishes, and generously sized rooms.    Just outside the main living area, a cozy outdoor deck gazes upon the beautifully landscaped yard, offering spectacular views as far as the eye can see. Surrounded by interesting stone columns, the deck takes full advantage of the home's special location on an elevated lot that gives way to unobstructed vistas. A handsome circular drive and stone walkway are tucked among the well-manicured lawn and professional landscaping, blending seamlessly with stately pine trees, and creating a truly magical setting. $1,350,000 Active Under Contract

8190 E 128th Place Thornton, Colorado

5 Beds 5 Baths 5,608 SqFt 1.030 Acres

Sale Type: Active Under Contract Listing courtesy of Coldwell Banker Global Luxury Denver

This beautiful Lennar Ballesteros model is one of very few in the community, is turnkey and ready for you. Backing to the 17th fairway on the Todd Creek Golf Course with lake and mountain 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 garden level basement with 3181 sq ft for expansion if desired. The landscaping in impeccable with a covered deck overlooking the golf course. You will not be disappointed. 
THIS IS AN ACTIVE ADULT, RESORT COMMUNITY WITH GOLF COURSE, CLUBHOUSE AND POOLS.
(CLUBHOUSE INCLUDES INDOOR, OUTDOOR POOIMEDIA CENTER/ LIBRARY, FITNESS CENTER, BILLIARDS, CRAFT ROOM, TENNIS/PICKLE BALL COURTS, GRAND BALLROOM, SOCIAL ACTIVITIES
AND PATIO WITH MOUNTAIN VIEWS). CLUBHOUSE ALSO HAS FULL SERVICE RESTAURANT.
Please see the attached information the change increases to the amount paid to the New Working Capital Fund to be paid by the Buyer at closing in the amount of 0.5% of the purchase price.  Front step is being repaired $1,300,000 Active

15282 Roslyn Street Thornton, Colorado

3 Beds 3 Baths 6,413 SqFt 0.190 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

$50k Price Improvement!!! This beautifully maintained and charming home in the Hawks Ridge neighborhood of Todd Creek Farms is ready for new owners. This home has 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, tile floors in the entry and main traffic areas. The eat-in kitchen has granite countertops and stainless appliances including a double oven, Viking gas cooktop, built-in microwave. The main floor has 10' ceilings throughout, a main floor master with 5-piece master bath, separate dining room and office over a finished walk-out basement with 10' ceilings, 3 bedrooms, pool table and bar included. Both the 3-car garage and 2,025 sq. ft. shop are heated. The shop has two 14' overhead doors and room for all your toys or RV. Property is zoned for 2 horses, irrigated, and beautifully landscaped with two large garden areas and a heated greenhouse. $1,150,000 Active

10280 E 142nd Avenue Thornton, Colorado

4 Beds 4 Baths 3,875 SqFt 1.590 Acres

Sale Type: Active Listing courtesy of C3 Real Estate Solutions LLC

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. $1,095,000 Active

14640 Uinta Street Thornton, Colorado

4 Beds 3 Baths 4,172 SqFt 1.630 Acres

Sale Type: Active Listing courtesy of Coldwell Banker Realty 66

Check out this stunning Hayden floor plan with 4 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths and 3 Car-Garage, available in Summer 2022! The gourmet kitchen makes a statement with its premium finishes, upgraded cabinets, and stainless-steel appliances. The two-story family room boasts a gas fireplace that's an eye-catcher the moment you walk in the room. Relax in the secluded second-floor master suite that boasts a lavish bath with incredible tile upgrades, a free-standing tub, and ample closet space. The expanded covered porch is ideal for outdoor entertaining. Amenities in the community include a 9-acre park, multi-purpose room with kitchenette, conference rooms, workout area, and pool with hot tub. This home is a must see schedule a tour today! $994,995 Pending

6239 E 141st Drive Thornton, Colorado

4 Beds 4 Baths 4,535 SqFt 0.180 Acres

Sale Type: Pending Listing courtesy of Compass - Denver

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