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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

Spectacular custom home in exclusive Lake Avery Estates.  This water-front home is impeccably designed with a bright open layout and stunning lake views from nearly every room! The main floor boasts a two-story great room with panoramic lake views, large dining room with butler’s pantry, and gourmet kitchen with large island, breakfast nook, and high-end appliances, including wine refrigerator, built-in coffee machine, and warming drawer.  The owner’s retreat has a fireplace, sitting nook with private access to the balcony, 5-piece bathroom with jet tub, walk-in closet with professional closet system, and connecting laundry room.  Two additional guest rooms with private bathrooms and an office with stunning lake views round out the main level.  The lower level walk-out is equally amazing with a wine cellar, wet bar, living room/rec room with fireplace, and two additional guest rooms with private bathrooms.  It also has a large bonus room that could be used as a game room, theater room or workout space.  The pool table, shuffleboard table, popcorn maker, bar appliances, beverage cooler, wine refrigerator, and humidor stay with the house...move in and start entertaining!  Open the door to a true outdoor oasis, complete with a pool, hot tub, gas fireplace, outdoor kitchen, and multi-level patio.  The driveway, front walkway and patio, and upper back patio are equipped with a snowmelt system.  The home has radiant floor heating throughout, security cameras, and smart home capabilities, including a new Control4 system with integrated audio/speakers, lighting, thermostat, and motorized blinds.   Owners have just completed a major update with brand new carpet, interior/exterior paint, hardwood floor refinishing and lighting.  New roof in late 2019.  The lake allows for paddleboards, paddle boats, canoes/kayaks, fishing and trolling motors.  Sellers to retain all mineral rights.  Too many upgrades to list them all...check out the video tour: https://youtu.be/hetuLN7BLs4 $2,250,000 Active

2 White Pelican Circle Thornton, Colorado

5 Beds 7 Baths 7,920 SqFt 0.500 Acres

Sale Type: Active Listing courtesy of HomeSmart Realty

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 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, LLC

Amazing mountain views! 3.5 Acre Site custom build by Custom Homes by Dana. Private country enclave close to shopping, trails, open space 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. $1,599,000 Active

4100 E 145th Avenue Thornton, Colorado

4 Beds 3 Baths 2,942 SqFt 3.560 Acres

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

This stunning GlenEagle Estates home is in Thornton CO. and features 5-bedroom, 6 baths plus study ranch-style, custom home w/5930 finished sqft on 1.1 acres. Featuring a large great room perfect for entertaining with ash wood beam ceiling; main-floor master bedroom with a heated-floor en-suite master bath; the kitchen is one to be envied by cooks and hosts alike--featuring Viking appliances (new microwave and dishwasher), walk-in pantry, and a large island. The lower level is home to a large game room complete with a wet bar; two spacious bedrooms connected with a Jack-and-Jill bathroom; an oversized pro-style gym; and a roomy storage area. The home is made comfortable by a smart-damper system; circulating hot water; new tankless hot water heater; new carpet throughout; custom security doors; whole-house music and intercom system; and many other custom features. The expansive property boasts an attached oversized 4-car garage, detached 2-car garage/workshop, 46 established trees, attractive fence around the entire property, raised vegetable garden beds, drip system to all trees/shrubs/gardens/pots, large upper and lower decks shaded by electric awnings and drop shades. The matching 2.5 car detached garage/workshop is wired for 220, heated, and a pleasure to view from the main house. The Thornton location is a convenient 20-minute drive to downtown Denver or DIA. $1,300,000 Active

12975 Xanthia Court Thornton, Colorado

5 Beds 6 Baths 6,130 SqFt 1 Acres

Sale Type: Active Listing courtesy of DANYLIW & ASSOCIATES

Why wait for the new construction home. Come check out this 2-year-old home that looks brand new with all the upgrades buyers are looking for. Large corner lot with backyard cover patio and concrete pad. Grand ceilings in family room withdouble side fireplace. Large kitchen island with eat in and formal dinning areas. Spectacular master bedroom and bath that leds into the large walkin closet that is attached to the laundry room. Loft area for the kids to play in and main floor office space. Need more space check out the full basement unfinished ready for your personal design includeds bar sink rough in's. Addtional features included, Speaker prewire for back patio and kitchen, Solar prewire, whole house water softener and home air purifier. $789,000 Active Under Contract

4988 E 142nd Avenue Thornton, Colorado

4 Beds 4 Baths 5,393 SqFt 0.250 Acres

Sale Type: Active Under Contract Listing courtesy of eXp Realty, LLC

It's hard to describe this amazing home, located on a Cul-de-sac and abutting open space.  As you step inside, the WOW factor begins, with so many upgrades, solid wood flooring throughout the main level, a dream kitchen, stylish light fixtures, a main floor office, sitting room, and family room.  The professionally designed primary closet will literally knock your socks off.  The over-sized back deck, 31x10,  functions nicely for family gatherings and entertaining or just relaxing.  The professionally designed and landscaped back yard is a show stopper, don't miss the entrance gate in the side yard that leads to the outside fireplace and sunken living space.  And there's more, a finished basement with a wet bar, a bedroom with a full bath, dual zone heating & A/C, garage built-ins, and a 75 gallon water heater.  Big Dry Creek walking trail is steps away and the location offers an easy commute in any direction. $775,000 Active Under Contract

15828 Clayton Street Thornton, Colorado

5 Beds 5 Baths 5,320 SqFt 0.200 Acres

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

This gorgeous home is located on the 10th fairway of Todd Creek Golf Course.  You will enjoy your morning coffee watching the sunrise on the east-facing deck which overlooks a beautifully landscaped backyard.  Inside the home, you'll enjoy an open floorplan with a gourmet kitchen with SS appliances, a double oven, a gas cooktop, and new granite counters and backsplash.  The family room is perfect for entertaining and enjoying a fire while you watch your favorite movie.  The home has a main floor master bedroom with a 5-piece bath and a huge walk-in closet.  The main floor office is secluded off the front entry.  The lower level is completely finished with high ceilings and big windows that let in the natural light so you don't feel like you're in a basement.   You'll entertain our guests in the downstairs family room complete with a full bar area, a game room/office/ exercise room, and a 3/4 bathroom. $774,999 Active Under Contract

15074 Uinta Street Thornton, Colorado

3 Beds 3 Baths 4,574 SqFt 0.220 Acres

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

Calling all builders and developers: 5 buildable acres in Thornton surrounded by other single family home neighborhoods! Projecting 14 to 22 lots depending on lot / home sizes you see fit for the site development. Pre App notes, traffic study, and survey available. One single-family residence and several small outbuildings on-site. Current home is in good condition and could be rented. $749,999 Pending

12301 Holly Street Thornton, Colorado

3 Beds 1 Baths 1,350 SqFt 5.040 Acres

Sale Type: Pending Listing courtesy of USRealty.com, LLP

Available January 2021! Gorgeous Hamilton ranch plan features 3 beds, 2 baths, study, great room, kitchen, unfinished basement & 3 car garage. This home backs to a greenbelt & golf course and has an large covered deck.  Beautiful upgrades and finishes througout. 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! $730,150 Pending

15542 Willow Street Thornton, Colorado

3 Beds 2 Baths 3,774 SqFt 0.170 Acres

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

Come take a tour of this beautiful and spacious, 6-bedroom 5-bathroom 2 story with a basement, using our 3-D Virtual Tour. Surrounded by Thorn creek Golf Course, amenities offered on Washington Street, and a short drive to Hunter’s Glen Elementary, this home is situated near all thing’s convenience and leisure.  Exterior of the home features lovely stucco. Head inside to an open and spacious interior, with one of two dining rooms, and an office. Entry dining room area offers great natural light. Living room area has high ceilings, a double-sided electric fireplace with gorgeous stone wall, and is an open concept to kitchen. Kitchen offers nice wood floors, granite counters and island, stainless appliances, attractive backsplash, ample cupboard space, and a convenient office nook. Main level also offers a second dining area with wood floors, a bathroom and a laundry room off the kitchen with storage and a sink. Head upstairs to 3 great size bedrooms, a master bath with standing shower and soaking tub, and an additional 2 bathrooms that are spacious with nice flooring and standing showers. Head down to a large basement great for entertainment and leisure, with a wet bar set up sink and cabinetry, 2 bedrooms and a bathroom has been updated with modern flooring and fixtures. The backyard is beautiful, large, with mature trees, fully fenced in the backyard, has garage access, a hot tub, and a patio. This home offers space, some great modern updates and is in a great golf course community. Don’t miss your chance to come take a look! $720,000 Active Under Contract

1047 Thorncreek Court Thornton, Colorado

6 Beds 5 Baths 4,568 SqFt 0.180 Acres

Sale Type: Active Under Contract Listing courtesy of Flat Rate Realty Group LLC

Welcome home to this gorgeous updated property in Fallbrook Farms.  Offers a gourmet kitchen with gas range and hood, quartz counters and island, with under counter lighting in kitchen.  Separate dining room, den, living room, family room with a gas fireplace on main floor and much more.  Corner lot on a cul de sac. Fenced back yard with neighborhood playground and park right across the street.  Attention to detail and care. $720,000 Active

2585 E 141st Place Thornton, Colorado

4 Beds 4 Baths 4,299 SqFt 0.170 Acres

Sale Type: Active Listing courtesy of RE/MAX ALLIANCE

Welcome home to this gorgeous newly updated property in Fallbrook Farms.  Offers a gourmet kitchen with gas range and hood, quartz counters and island, with under counter lighting in kitchen.  Separate dining room, den, living room, family room with a gas fireplace on main floor and much more.  Corner lot on a cul de sac. Fenced back yard with neighborhood playground and park right across the street.  Close to schools and shopping. Easy commute and access to I-25. Attention to detail and care. $720,000 Active

2585 E 141st Place Thornton, Colorado

4 Beds 4 Baths 4,299 SqFt 0.170 Acres

Sale Type: Active Listing courtesy of RE/MAX Alliance-FTC South

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