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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

3.5 Acre Site in private country enclave close to shopping. Custom home design takes best advantage of unbeatable mountain views. Use the 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. Plans by Whitten Design Group,LLC. The price range for this community starts at $1.5m if you'd rather not spend over $2m $2,248,000 Active

4100 E 145th Avenue Thornton, Colorado

6 Beds 7 Baths 6,130 SqFt 3.500 Acres

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

50,000 more reasons to tour this gorgeous home that sits on ONE FULL Acre just minutes from the Riverdale Golf Course (call for details). This extraordinary home is over 7,000 square feet with cherry hardwood floors, an open floor plan featuring the very best inside and out. You'll find many bright and open spaces with floor to ceiling windows, built-ins and gas fireplace. The kitchen suited for entertaining with granite counter-tops, high end stainless steel appliances, two sinks, a spacious walk in pantry, double ovens, a large island with high counter seating, and a breakfast nook. Main floor also has its own formal dining room and an absolutely stunning round office with views. 
The main floor master bedroom has its own gas fireplace and five-piece bath with jetted tub. The upstairs will amaze you with 3 large bedrooms each with full bath. Take a look at the recently finished bonus room with new flooring, paint, Spanish knife texture and trim. The 16 ft ceiling room can now be easily transformed into a grand master suite, this room is an absolute delight with breathtaking views sure to please.
Walkout basement, complete with a theatre room and Bose sound system, wet bar, space for a home gym, and much more.
Outside the home, the property features a 4 car garage and multi-level balconies with views of mountains and Downtown! The golfer in your family will enjoy the personal putting green. And if you've got a green thumb, there is a well-kept garden with 13 raised beds, this home also has over $150,000 in upgrades and renovations.

Located in Thornton, this home is quiet and peaceful while still being close to a wide variety of restaurants, parks, open spaces, highways, and shopping. The perfect spot to get away from it all, but not too far away as there is easy access to Denver and Boulder. Just 2 minutes from the Riverdale Golf Course and Riverdale High School, 5 minutes from Bratner Elementary School and just 8 minutes from Shadow Ridge Middle School. $1,599,900 Active

8400 E 130th Circle Thornton, Colorado

5 Beds 6 Baths 7,481 SqFt 1 Acres

Sale Type: Active Listing courtesy of eXp Realty, LLC

Private enclave, 3.5 Acre site with home custom designed to take best advantage of the unbeatable mountain views. Country living close into the City. Acreage provides privacy from your neighbors and a spot for your horse, your loved ones and your toys! Use the builder's design or design your own. Home site allows for outbuildings such as horse shelter, toy garage, casita or carriage house. 15 to 18 mos construction time. High end finishes standard. Optional plan provided is "The Trenton" $1,490,000 Active

4225 E 145th Avenue Thornton, Colorado

6 Beds 4 Baths 5,638 SqFt 3.500 Acres

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

Poised along a circular driveway on a corner lot, this custom-built ranch estate is a gem of Glen Eagle Estates. Beautiful finishes, engineered handscraped hickory floors and smart house features throughout are just some of the highlights. The expansive property boasts an attached 1,798 sqft 4-car garage with a 220 Volt outlet for electric cars as well as a spacious backyard and patio. Inside, the main floor hosts an en-suite master, an office and a luxurious kitchen and living area. Innovative design elements make the kitchen one to be envied by cooks and hosts alike—featuring an induction cooktop, double convection ovens, copper farmhouse sink and 2 separate kitchen islands. Downstairs is home to a large finished basement with 11’ ceilings, 4 bedrooms, 2 Jack-and-Jill bathrooms, a 1/2 powder room, plus a wet bar and a home theater projector. Surrounded by trails, playgrounds and golf courses, this rare property is certainly one to be desired by the luxurious and utilitarian, alike.

When showing this home, please comply with the following: 1) Please have all parties wear a mask at all times. Buyers and buyer’s agent(s) must provide their own masks; 2) Please wear gloves at all times – these are provided in the house; 3) Please wear shoe coverings at all times – these are provided in the house; 4) When leaving the property, please take your gloves, masks and shoe coverings with you, please do not leave them at the house; 5) Please follow social distancing guidelines, 6 ft apart between parties; 6) Please leave lights as you found them; 7) Please do not use the restrooms in the house; 8) If you or any buyer is sick, please do not enter the home. 
Thank you on behalf of milehimodern. $997,000 Pending

12999 Wabash Court Thornton, Colorado

5 Beds 5 Baths 6,322 SqFt 0.600 Acres

Sale Type: Pending Listing courtesy of Milehimodern

Attention to details is evident from the front entry to the finished basement. This stunning home features 5 bedrooms and 5 baths. The main level hosts a grand dining area just off the the entry. Spiral staircase is amazing. Kitchen features copper sinks and double ovens. The home has a huge side load garage. The finished basement is stunning with a wet bar/kitchenette, pool table & gaming area and workout room. This amazing home will make you feel like you never have to move again. Privacy and views, close interstate access, walking distance to Riverdale golf course, parks and shopping. Back on Market. Buyers financing fell through due to COVID $849,000 Active

8251 E 129th Place Thornton, Colorado

4 Beds 5 Baths 4,942 SqFt 0.610 Acres

Sale Type: Active Listing courtesy of Keller Williams Preferred Realty

Beautiful, updated custom-built home featuring lots of light and gorgeous mountain and water views from every room, open floor plan, high ceilings, custom cabinetry, stunning hardwood floors, designer paint, and hail-resistant roof. The incredibly large kitchen includes black quartz count tops, specialized pull outs and spice racks, double oven, gas stove with hood, walk-in pantry closet, and breakfast nook, with access to large Trex back porch to overlook South Platte River and surrounding ponds. The kitchen opens up to the living room, which features a gas fireplace and custom built mantle, and connects to back office/bonus room and main bathroom. Retreat upstairs to the oversized master bedroom that includes stunning views of both the mountains and South Platte River, sit-in area, five-piece bath with jetted tub and huge walk-in closet with custom built shelves. The rest of upstairs features a bonus/rec room that shares a private balcony with a large bedroom, a full bath, walk-in closets, and two additional bedrooms that share a Jack-n-Jill bathroom. The basement features an incredible media room complete with curtains and all, a full bath, 988 sq. ft. of unfinished space for you to customize to your liking and a walk out entrance to the backyard lawn. The pictures do not do this home justice. Come see it in person! $825,000 Active

10381 E 142nd Avenue Thornton, Colorado

4 Beds 5 Baths 5,327 SqFt 1.820 Acres

Sale Type: Active Listing courtesy of Colorado HomeFinder LLC

See 3D virtual tour here: Ranch floor plan on premium 1+ acre lot offers huge finished basement & spectacular mountain views! Floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace hearth anchors the family room. Gourmet kitchen features stainless appliances including double oven & hood range. Eating space with view. Spacious island with granite countertop has bar seating. Wood floors in kitchen & formal dining. Master suite has 5-piece bath. Cavernous finished basement provides the square footage of an additional house, with flex space to accommodate movies, parties & exercise. Works great as guest suite, with 4th bedroom & private bath, plus kitchenette with wine cooler & wet bar. Central vac. Enjoy happy hours, BBQs & sunsets on expansive concrete patio that includes full concrete pad for hot tub with electrical, & natural gas-plumbed grill. 4-car garage plus pole barn with 5th garage provides room for your boats & RV as well as multiple family cars. New roof with impact-resistant shingles. Minutes to highways. All the room you need, and then some! $795,000 Active

12491 Verbena Street Thornton, Colorado

4 Beds 4 Baths 4,570 SqFt 1.030 Acres

Sale Type: Active Listing courtesy of HQ Homes

Welcome To This Gorgeous Custom Home In The Coveted Thorncreek Golf Course Neighborhood. Upon Entering You Are Greeted By Slate Tile Entry And An Abundance Of Natural Light. The Cook In Your Family Will Fall In Love With This Kitchen With Cherry Cabinets, Hardwood Floors, Pantry, Mountain Views, An Abundance Of Counter And Cabinet Space. Enjoy Spending Time With Your Friends In This Family Room With Built-ins, Surround Sound, And A Gas Fireplace. The Main Level Is Complete With A Living Room, Dining Room, Study, Powder Room, And Laundry Room. The Master Bedroom Is A True Retreat With Great Mountain Views, Gas Fireplace With Marble Tile, Remote Blinds And 5 Piece Bathroom With Slab Granite, Jetted Tub, Shower, And Walk-In Closet. The Upper Level Is Complete With An Additional 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, And Loft Area. You’ll Love This Finished Basement With New Carpet, Great Room, Pool Table, Surround Sound, ¾ Bath, Bedroom, Exercise Room With Sauna And Storage Area. Enjoy Summer BBQ’s In This Backyard with Amazing Golf Course and Mountain Views Or Spend Time Relaxing In The Hot Tub. Easy Access To I-25, Denver, Boulder, And DIA. This Fabulous Home Could Be Yours! $789,900 Active Under Contract

13425 Thorncreek Circle Thornton, Colorado

5 Beds 5 Baths 5,090 SqFt 0.410 Acres

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

Life does not get better - you are greeted by an impressive entry and the warm wide planked floors throughout the main living areas. Rich granite graces the large center island and compliments the espresso kitchen cabinets. The family chef will love the upgraded GE Monogram appliances and the amazing butler's pantry. The extra large breakfast nook has stunning golf course and water views as well as access to the covered rear deck, where you will enjoy breathtaking sunrises while enjoying your morning coffee. The patio with fire pit provides the perfect place to gather when the sun sets. The spacious master suite features a wonderful bath with an oversized shower and dual vanities with decorator tile accents. An additional mini suite provides the ideal place for family or guests. This impressive Irwin model offers 2828 SF of customized finished living space plus a full garden level basement plumbed for an additional bath waiting for you to put your creativity to work. Just a short walk to the clubhouse, where you can meet friends for a drink or dinner or enjoy a game of tennis, pickle ball or golf. Life is active, fun and exciting and this is truly a place you will want to come home to! $777,675 Active

15274 Roslyn Street Thornton, Colorado

2 Beds 3 Baths 5,616 SqFt 0.200 Acres

Sale Type: Active Listing courtesy of COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL 56

Luxury 2 Story with finished basement in coveted Adams 12 5 Star school district. Come home to this rare 5 bedroom / 5 bathroom with 3 car garage (2&1). There’s so much natural light in this open floor plan. Smart upgrades and lighting packages throughout. Grand entrance with circular staircase. You’ll be awed by the spacious great room with soaring ceilings, modern fireplace and built-ins. This top of the line gourmet kitchen is a chef’s dream! With quartz countertops, gas cooktop, double oven, plentiful cabinets, pantry, butler area, large island w/ eat-in space, filtered drinking water faucet, touch free kitchen faucet & appliances included. Stunning hard wood floors and eight foot doors. There’s space for everyone. Main level includes formal dining room, bonus dining, study, bedroom, full and half bath. Perfect for multi-generational living or guests. A master retreat you deserve with coffered ceiling, private 5 pc bath, double vanities, relaxing soaking tub, spacious walk-in closet. Upstairs features two more bedrooms with walk-in closets, jack & jill bath and generous loft. Convenient upstairs laundry. Bedroom, full bath, theater area w/ surround sound wired, bonus space and 9’ceilings in basement. Generous storage. Solar ready & energy efficient. Your pets will be happy in this sizable back yard w/ covered patio. No neighbors behind you. Smart Home Package with Ring video doorbell, Kevo smart locks, app controlled i-switches for front exterior and foyer lights, smart thermostat, app controlled garage door opener and smart irrigation system. Close to parks & trails. A quick drive for shopping and restaurants. Low HOA. Virtual tour available $750,000 Active

4884 E 141st Drive Thornton, Colorado

5 Beds 5 Baths 5,554 SqFt 0.190 Acres

Sale Type: Active Listing courtesy of MX Connections Real Estate

Gorgeous views of the golf course and mountains! Why wait for new when this stunning home is ready now?! This gorgeous Newman ranch plan backs to the golf course and features 2 beds, 2 baths, great room, kitchen, study (could be a 3rd bedroom), unfinished basement and 3 car garage. Meticulously maintained - pride of ownership shines throughout. Beautiful finishes and upgrades - a must see. Golf course living at its finest. Amenities abound in the Heritage Todd Creek community providing the best of Colorado living with all the latest technology, energy efficiencyand technology/connectivity seamlessly blended with luxury - comfortable elegance. 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. Don't miss your opportunity. Welcome home. $728,850 Active

7739 Spruce Court Thornton, Colorado

2 Beds 2 Baths 4,805 SqFt 0.170 Acres

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

Don't miss this truly amazing home in the highly sought after Todd Creek / Hawk Ridge development. Mature growth and professional landscaping will make you fall in love with the enormous lot while the home itself is absolutely stunning. Enjoy a light and bright open layout with an inviting great room that opens to the large deck perfect for entertaining friends, outdoor dining, or simply relaxing by the fire pit. Cherry hardwood floors throughout the main floor accentuate the space beautifully. The kitchen is equipped with high-end stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, and a breakfast nook that overlooks the sprawling, yet private, backyard. The formal dining space is perfect for dinner parties and family gatherings. Large master suite on main floor equipped with beautiful custom glass french doors, ample closet space, and an exquisite 5 piece bath. The recently finished walkout basement is a stunning space in its own with 10' ceilings, 3 bedrooms, 2 gorgeous bathrooms, and a large living space perfect for movie night, a play area, or a mother-in-law suite. Large 3 car garage has newly epoxied floors, built in storage, and provides a perfect workspace for projects big and small. Roof and water heater have recently been replaced.
Matterport Interactive Tour: $724,900 Active Under Contract

10031 E 142nd Avenue Thornton, Colorado

4 Beds 4 Baths 3,860 SqFt 1.200 Acres

Sale Type: Active Under Contract Listing courtesy of Ed Prather Real Estate

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