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Welcome to Thornton, Colorado

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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. Home site allows for outbuildings such as horse shelter, toy garage, casita or carriage house. 15-18 mos construction time. High end finishes standard. Architecture by Whitten Design Group,LLC. Contact listing agent to set up appointment with builder. $1,995,000 Pending

4200 E 145th Avenue Thornton, Colorado

5 Beds 6 Baths 5,792 SqFt 3.560 Acres

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

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

Prepare to be blown away by this sensational ranch-style, custom home in the sought-after Gleneagle Estates! The home sits on a full 1-acre lot and features roughly 5,200 finished square feet, not including the absolutely massive finished garage with covered RV parking (big enough for Class A RV's!!) and designated sewer access giving you the ability to avoid the lines at the dump station after boondocking across the countryside. Inside, the open concept layout from the kitchen to the dining area and living room is both elegant and practical, offering a spacious hub for the family to convene around mealtime or to fill with guests when entertaining. Need more space? Just open up to the enormous rear deck and give the room an even brighter and airy feel. When it's time to relax, the main level master retreat offers an abundance of space to get away and close off, complete with a five-piece bath and extra roomy walk-in shower. In addition, the main level offers one extra bedroom, a generously sized office, full bath, a powder room and a combo laundry room/mud room just off the garage. As you venture down to the walkout basement (with under decking outside to keep the patio dry), you'll find another entertainers paradise complete with a custom wet-bar, additional family room and a game room with pool table included. Each of the two basement bedrooms are accompanied by a 3/4 bath and are spaced out well for either kids or guests to have their privacy. Additionally, there are two extra rooms for storage or whatever the heart desires, currently one room is being used as a craft room (don't miss the secret door to additional storage!).  Last but not least, the grounds. The sellers have had the entire lot professionally landscaped and invested quite a lot into HOA compliant fencing for the back yard, something many Gleneagle Estate residents shy away from due to the costs involved. There is so much more to list but you truly have to see it for yourself so don't wait! $1,225,000 Active

8211 E 128th Place Thornton, Colorado

5 Beds 5 Baths 5,468 SqFt 1 Acres

Sale Type: Active Listing courtesy of RE/MAX ALLIANCE

Spectacular Premier Ranch Home in Glen Eagle Estates!! Impeccably maintained and Pride of Ownership are displayed inside and out in this custom ranch home. This is a rare property that sits on a full 1 acre lot just minutes away from downtown Denver. The main level boasts 18' cathedral ceilings with a formal living and dining rooms featuring custom accents. The elegant kitchen and great room flow onto the spacious covered back patio that opens to a very expansive and private backyard. Generous master retreat with massive walk in shower and walk in closet. Custom fixtures and LED lighting throughout the entire home. 2 additional oversize bedrooms, large den/office and the laundry room are also located on the first level. Downstairs, you will discover a stunning finished walkout basement designed to entertain guests and family. There are 2 additional bedrooms and a full bath for guests located in the lower level. Take a walk outside to the spacious backyard that is perfect for entertaining and hosting large parties. Do not miss the massive 24x50 1200 square feet 4 car attached, extended garage!!       Incredible home with easy access to downtown Denver, premium shopping and golf. Riverdale golf course is across the street, a minute's drive. Home to 2 separate golf courses. Dunes course is a Pete Dye course, designed by world renowned Pete Dye.     This is an extraordinary property! Schedule your showing today! $1,199,000 Pending

8220 E 128th Place Thornton, Colorado

5 Beds 4 Baths 5,011 SqFt 1 Acres

Sale Type: Pending Listing courtesy of HomeSmart Realty

Anticipated completion February 2022! Beautiful Watson ranch plan by Lennar in this 55+ community is located on a spacious lot and features 2 beds, 2.5 baths, study, great room, dining room, kitchen & unfinished basement for future expansion, 3.5 car garage, covered deck and more!  Unbeatable golf course living. This active adult community offers resort style living with many activities and an award winning 18-hole golf course set on 700 acres and 33,000 square foot clubhouse. What some builders consider high-end upgrades, Lennar makes a standard inclusion. Close to dining, shopping, entertainment and other amenities. Easy commute to Downtown Denver, Boulder, Golden and beyond. $992,900 Pending

15567 Valentia Street Thornton, Colorado

2 Beds 3 Baths 5,990 SqFt 0.230 Acres

Sale Type: Pending Listing courtesy of RE/MAX Masters Millennium

Location, Location, Location!!Welcome to this beautiful ranch style home in prestigious Avery Estates! Recently updated throughout! As you enter you will be greeted with an open floor plan and many windows allowing for plenty of natural light to pour in. Curl up in the family room around the gas fireplace on those chilly Colorado evenings. The kitchen features plenty of cabinetry, white marble counter tops, kitchen nook and bar style seating, high-end black stainless steel appliances and large pantry! There are TWO huge master bedrooms, each with a walk in closet, five piece bath and marble counter top. There is also a third bedroom and flex space/media area. This house is perfect for entertaining with a large covered patio that leads out to the uncovered patio, fire pit and massive back yard.The full basement is unfinished and awaiting your creativity. 4 car garage! The location is amazing, just across the street from Avery Lake and adjacent to a vast trail system and public open space to the west. New Storm Roof! To view this gorgeous property please call listing agent 7202205432 $988,900 Active Under Contract

38 Blue Heron Drive Thornton, Colorado

3 Beds 3 Baths 5,726 SqFt 0.690 Acres

Sale Type: Active Under Contract Listing courtesy of You 1st Realty

Available April 2022! Gorgeous Ballesteros ranch plan features 3 beds, 3 baths, study, formal dining room, great room, kitchen, unfinished basement & 3.5 car garage. Beautiful upgrades and finishes throughout  Amenities abound in the Lennar Heritage Todd Creek community providing the best of Colorado living with all the latest technology. Lennar provides the latest in energy efficiency and state of the art technology with several fabulous floorplans to choose from. Energy efficiency, and technology/connectivity seamlessly blended with luxury to make your new house a home. What some builders consider high-end upgrades, Lennar makes a standard inclusion. You will not be disappointed. This community offers single family homes for active adult lifestyles. Close to dining, shopping, entertainment and other amenities. So much to see and do in this charming community   something for everyone. Easy commute to DIA, Downtown Denver, Golden, Boulder and beyond. Fabulous Homesite Come see what you have been missing today! Don't wait   this community is selling quickly! $962,312 Active

15797 Valentia Street Thornton, Colorado

3 Beds 3 Baths 6,464 SqFt 0.190 Acres

Sale Type: Active Listing courtesy of RE/MAX Masters Millennium

New! Spring 2022.  Introducing the multi-gen Quandary which offers a private suite that provides all the essentials multigenerational families need to work, learn and have a sense of independence.  The Quandary's welcoming covered entry and foyer reveal the lovely formal dining room, soaring two-story great room, and views to the desirable covered patio beyond. The well-designed gourmet kitchen overlooks a bright casual dining area and is highlighted by a large center island with a breakfast bar, plenty of counter and cabinet space, and a sizable walk-in pantry. The elegant primary bedroom suite is complete with an enormous walk-in closet and deluxe primary bath with dual-sink vanity, large soaking tub, luxe shower with seat, and private water closet. Secondary bedrooms feature ample closets, two with shared full bath with separate dual-sink vanity area, two with a shared full hall bath with separate dual-sink vanity area. Additional highlights include a generous loft, spacious office, convenient powder room and everyday entry, centrally located laundry, and additional storage. $959,995 Active

6318 E 141st Drive Thornton, Colorado

6 Beds 5 Baths 5,364 SqFt 0.190 Acres

Sale Type: Active Listing courtesy of Compass - Denver

SHOWINGS START 11/18! Rare Lennar SuperHome located in Lewis Pointe which is part of Adams12 school district. This two story super-home includes a next-gen suite a full garden level basement that is mostly finished which provides and abundance amount of space for multi-generational living, in house nanny, or possible income units.   The main home features a gourmet kitchen with a large island that is completely open into the living room which extends out to the large deck. The upper level of the main home includes a large master bedroom with coffered ceilings, 5 piece en-suite and a large walk in closet. In addition to the master bedroom there's another 4 bedrooms (one with its own 3/4 bath), and a large full bathroom to share, a large loft with built ins, and a laundry room with a sink and cabinets for storage. If that wasn't enough space there's also a full size garden level basement that has a bedroom, living space, kitchenette, TONAL workout machine and a large unfinished area for storage/gym.   The attached Next-Gen suite has its own private entrance along side of the house along with direct access to main home, along with its own single car garage. The NextGen suite features a separate living/dining area, kitchenette, standup washer/dryer machine inside of its own closet space, 3/4 bath with dual sinks, a large bedroom with its own large retreat, bedroom has a large sliding glass door leading to the large composite deck.   This home also comes with great exterior and technology upgrades like the 2 hvac systems with smart thermostats, professionally landscaped yard with front/back sprinkler system (including turfed area for future conversion to sod if needed), drip system to most shrubs and flower pots, irrigation system is managed by a smart orbit sprinkler controller, a large shed that complements the house, and a smart garage door opener. Get in to see this one ASAP, it won't last long! $938,550 Active

14034 Hudson Way Thornton, Colorado

7 Beds 6 Baths 6,257 SqFt 0.220 Acres

Sale Type: Active Listing courtesy of Real Home Sales LLC

Anticipated completion February 2022. Backs to the golf course! Beautiful Redford Ranch plan by Lennar in this 55+ community features 4 beds, 3 baths, dining room, great room, kitchen & unfinished basement for future expansion and 3 car garage! Amenities abound in the Lennar Heritage Todd Creek community providing the best of Colorado living with all the latest technology. Lennar provides the latest in energy efficiency and state of the art technology with several fabulous floorplans to choose from. Energy efficiency, and technology/connectivity seamlessly blended with luxury to make your new house a home. What some builders consider high-end upgrades, Lennar makes a standard inclusion   over $35,000 value. You will not be disappointed. This community offers single family homes for active adult lifestyles. Close to dining, shopping, entertainment and other amenities. So much to see and do in this charming community   something for everyone. Easy commute to DIA, Downtown Denver, Golden, Boulder and beyond. Fabulous Home site. Come see what you have been missing today! Don't wait   this community is selling quickly! $904,800 Active

15808 Valentia Street Thornton, Colorado

4 Beds 3 Baths 5,082 SqFt 0.180 Acres

Sale Type: Active Listing courtesy of RE/MAX Masters Millennium

NEW!  Spring 2022 A romantic Juliet balcony graces the second-floor hall of the beautiful Yuma, setting the tone for this dramatic and impressive home. Walk-in closets are featured in every bedroom. The remarkable two-story great room includes a fireplace and inspiring windows. Other highlights include a two-story foyer showcasing a lovely curved staircase; a private office; a fabulous kitchen with a walk-in pantry, a casual dining area, and access to the rear covered porch; a formal dining room; a first-floor primary bedroom suite and a luxurious primary bath; a covered front porch; and a convenient laundry with access to the garage. $898,995 Active

6319 E 141st Drive Thornton, Colorado

5 Beds 4 Baths 4,132 SqFt 0.180 Acres

Sale Type: Active Listing courtesy of Compass - Denver

Anticipated completion March 2022. Backs to the golf course! Beautiful Gable Ranch plan by Lennar in this 55+ community features 2 beds, 3 baths, study, great room, den, kitchen & unfinished basement for future expansion, 3 car garage, covered deck and more! Amenities abound in the Lennar Heritage Todd Creek community providing the best of Colorado living with all the latest technology. Lennar provides the latest in energy efficiency and state of the art technology with several fabulous floorplans to choose from. Energy efficiency, and technology/connectivity seamlessly blended with luxury to make your new house a home. What some builders consider high-end upgrades, Lennar makes a standard inclusion   over $35,000 value. You will not be disappointed. This community offers single family homes for active adult lifestyles. Close to dining, shopping, entertainment and other amenities. So much to see and do in this charming community   something for everyone. Easy commute to DIA, Downtown Denver, Golden, Boulder and beyond. Fabulous Home site. Come see what you have been missing today! Don't wait   this community is selling quickly! $897,200 Active

15838 Valentia Street Thornton, Colorado

2 Beds 3 Baths 5,498 SqFt 0.190 Acres

Sale Type: Active Listing courtesy of RE/MAX Masters Millennium

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