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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

Extraordinary Main Floor Master 2 Story in Glen Eagle Estates. Open, flowing, entertaining floorplan with 7 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms, 2 study's, spacious loft, extensive hardwood flooring, walk-out basement all nestled on a 3/4 acre private home site. Superior craftsmanship throughout; open flowing design with LED lighting inside and out with spray foam insulated exterior walls. Check out $/square footage is below market comp's. $1,449,900 Active

12989 Valentia Street Thornton, Colorado

7 Beds 7 Baths 8,182 SqFt 0.700 Acres

Active Listing courtesy of RE/MAX NORTHWEST INC

Exquisite custom home in the exclusive Lake Avery Estates. This remarkable home boasts 7515 sq.ft of quality living space with a rare 8 car drive-through heated garage. This remarkable home is loaded with custom features and quality upgrades. The main floor features a spacious great room with 19' stone faced fireplace and dramatic second story over-look. The gourmet kitchen features gorgeous Cherry wood cabinets and extended wood floors, slab granite, large walk-in pantry and butler's pantry leading to the formal dining room. The main floor master suite is amazing with private retreat and luxurious en suite. The main floor is complete with a study with beautiful built-ins, two guest bathrooms and a laundry area. The upper level features three guest suites and a large loft area. The professionally finished basement adds two guest suites and a large recreation area. Sitting on an over-sized corner lot where you can enjoy scenic views of the lake and listen to the cascading water feature. $1,145,000 Active

2 Osprey Circle Thornton, Colorado

6 Beds 9 Baths 7,515 SqFt 0.540 Acres

Active Listing courtesy of MB BELLISSIMO HOMES

An exquisite ranch with amazing views & privacy!  Attention to details is evident from the front entry to the walk out finished lower level. This stunning home features 5 bedrooms and 3 baths with 4,871 finished square feet.The main level hosts a master suite with a master bath retreat & dual closets.There is a grand dining area just off the the family room & the kitchen features beautiful granite counters, a spacious work island, custom cabinets & Viking appliances.  A beautiful deck wraps off the family room & kitchen providing wonderful views over the back yard, putting green, & open space. The home boasts garage space for 5 cars with an RV entry. The finished basement is stunning - custom tile work, a workout room with laundry, pool table & gaming area, 2 bedrooms with a full bath, & a bar area that will be the toast of any gathering.  It all opens onto a fantastic stamped patio& back yard with fire pit!  This amazing home   will make you feel like you've found your forever home. $950,000 Under Contract

8383 E 130th Avenue Thornton, Colorado

4 Beds 4 Baths 5,430 SqFt 0.710 Acres

Under Contract Listing courtesy of COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL 56

Incredible custom home in Gleneagle Estates is perfectly situated for expansive mountain views & incredible sunsets! Highly functional floorplan w/ 4 beds and 3 baths on the main plus guest suite in the walkout basement. Enjoy all 4 seasons from the incredible cove patio/Colorado room.  Stunning mountain views from the master suite, family room & kitchen! Designer touches throughout include: intricate tile entry, coffered ceiling in dining room w/ custom stone inlay, wide-plank hickory hardwoods &/ more! Chef’s dream gourmet eat-in kitchen w/ double ovens, 5-burner gas range, slab granite counters, huge walk-in pantry & butler’s pantry w/ wine refrigerator.  Perfectly situated family room w/ stacked stone fireplace, custom built-ins & incredible natural light! Master suite w sitting area,  5-piece master bath w/ soaking tub & walk-in closet.  Walkout bsmt partially finished w/bed & bath & plenty of room to expand! Oversized 3-car garage plus circle drive for parking. New roof/gutters. $875,000 Active

8382 E 130th Avenue Thornton, Colorado

5 Beds 4 Baths 5,741 SqFt 0.610 Acres

Active Listing courtesy of Kentwood Real Estate City Properties

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! $849,900 Active

38 Blue Heron Drive Thornton, Colorado

3 Beds 3 Baths 5,726 SqFt 0.680 Acres

Active Listing courtesy of MB BELLISSIMO HOMES

!!!Impeccable home in Lake Avery Estates with Beautiful landscape all around, Stunning Interior and a 5 Car Garage for all your Cars and Toys!  Walk in and experience the LUXURIOUS and spacious Open Floor Plan with vaulted ceilings.  KITCHEN, KITCHEN, KITCHEN!  Looking for new Stainless appliances? Standing in the Gourmet kitchen you'll admire the Granite counter tops and how the home flows perfectly for entertaining, family gatherings and meals. Not to mention a Butlers Pantry! The MASTER BEDROOM is a retreat that offers a fireplace and Spacious 5 Piece Bath. Every is Spacious w/their own bathroom. COME SEE FOR YOURSELF!!! in the backyard you'll fall in love with the patio, landscape and water feature!  Features of note: instant hot water, 2 new furnaces, 2 air conditioning units, radon mitigation system, and a security system.  P.s. there's an Exclusive Community Lake for Homeowners where you can fish and use small boats. Plus it's next to trails and open space. $839,000 Active

15 Blue Heron Drive Thornton, Colorado

6 Beds 7 Baths 5,436 SqFt 0.530 Acres

Active Listing courtesy of Resident Realty Colorado

BEAUTIFUL MOVE IN READY LARGER CONTEMPORARY OPEN FLOOR PLAN RANCH + GARDEN LEVEL FULL BASEMENT TO DEVELOP! PREMIUM LOT-REAR FACES THE 17TH HOLE OF GOLF COURSE SEEN FROM KITCHEN, GREAT ROOM, MASTER BEDROOM AND COVERED TREK DECK! FRONT SIDE FACES ANOTHER GOLF COURSE GREEN WITH NO HOME SITE IN FRONT, ONLY GREENBELT! VERY HIGH CEILINGS AND 8 FT DOORS THROUGHOUT. PEWTER HINGES AND HANDLES WHOLE HOUSE. BEAUTIFUL FLOORING CHOICES, DARKER WOOD, TILE AND UPGRADED CARPET IN 2 BEDROOMS ONLY. OVER-SIZED KITCHEN GRANITE ISLAND WITH CABINETS BELOW, OVER HANGS FOR BAR STOOLS. LATEST ENERGY EFFICIENT FEATURES. PROFESSIONAL LANDSCAPING, MINIMUM IRRIGATION NEEDED + GAS FIRE PIT AREA IN BACK. SURROUND SOUND WIRED; NEW INTERIOR CUSTOM PAINT AND DESIGNER FEATURES WITH MATCHING WINDOW PLEATED WHITE FABRIC BLINDS ON WINDOWS. SOME UP OR DOWN PULL (PRIVACY) IN BEDROOMS. CLOSE TO CLUBHOUSE, HAS BAR, RESTAURANT, MEETING ROOMS, TENNIS COURTS, POOL. EZ 20 MINS. TO DIA, DENVER, BOULDER & SHOPPING CENTER & EATERIES! $785,000 Active

15274 ROSLYN Street Thornton, Colorado

2 Beds 3 Baths 5,616 SqFt 0.200 Acres

Active Listing courtesy of MB MCCAIN R E CO

Ask about seller offered cash back incentives on this home!100% completely remodeled in 2013! New plumbing, wiring, and ducting. Welcome yourself into the incredible open floor plan of this home including, tile & carpet and spacious family/dining room. Enter the the fabulous custom kitchen that includes granite countertops with breakfast bar, updated cabinets with lots of storage, stainless steel appliances, including french door refrigerator, and under-tile heating. Large windows allow for incredible views to all directions and great natural light. All 3 bedrooms in this home feature large closet space! Gorgeous modern Master bath features including under-tile heating! Lower level includes a large living space and full bar! The backyard features a separate matching workshop 30 x 50  with 10 ft door & 14 ft door for large motor-home/semi truck. Home is wired for infrared security and has second fuse box with outside plug for generator to run electricity during power outage/emergency. $775,000 Active

13731 Quebec Street Thornton, Colorado

3 Beds 3 Baths 3,664 SqFt 2.320 Acres

Active Listing courtesy of TRELORA

Spectacular City and Mountain Views! This gorgeous home sits on over a 1/2 acre and features hardwood flooring throughout most of the main level, new wood stairs and wrought iron rails, grand 2 story ceilings in the entry and living room, family room, formal dining, office, and a gourmet eat-in kitchen with 42" cabinets, granite counters,gas cook top, double ovens, island and breakfast nook. HUGE Master Suite with vaulted ceilings, sitting area, double-sided fireplace and luxurious 5-piece master bath. Finished walk-out basement offers a 5th bedroom, 3/4 bath, kitchenette and game room, plus a theater room with 3 tiered seating. Custom blinds & shutters, wired for hot tub, 220 plug for electric car in garage and many more upgrades! Great outdoor living spaces can be enjoyed on 1 of the 3 patios with 270 degree protected, unobstructed views of the Denver skyline and mountains! Enjoy the 4th of July Fireworks of multiple municipalities from your Deck! $750,000 Under Contract

12100 Spruce Street Thornton, Colorado

5 Beds 5 Baths 5,167 SqFt 0.500 Acres

Under Contract Listing courtesy of Keller Williams 1st Realty

Welcome to this wonderful ranch style home complete with every high end finish imaginable. Perfectly situated on 1+ acre in a fabulous location backing to public open space w/Mountain views. This is the former capital Pacific Model home, This is a must see from the built-ins to the lavish amount of wood, tile, granite and travertine in this home. The Back yard has a stamped concrete patio, putting green and play area for the children. Ample area in the basement for a movie, game room or ? complete with a wine room and full wet bar/kitchen/entertainment area that will Wow the most discriminating Buyers. New roof and New sprinkler system 2018. New carpet installed throughout since photos were taken. $735,000 Active

12725 Uinta Street Thornton, Colorado

3 Beds 4 Baths 4,442 SqFt 1.110 Acres

Active Listing courtesy of RE/MAX NORTHWEST INC

Former model home available now as-is! Furniture and accessories do not convey! Ranch home with spacious foyer, open concept living, dining, gourmet kitchen with island and great room. Dining area leads to large covered outdoor deck. Full, finished walkout basement. Convenient built-in desk. The private master offers a five-piece bath and large walk-in closet. Love living at Lewis Pointe with the park, playground, walking trails and its convenient location. Known for their energy-efficient features, our homes help you live a healthier, quieter lifestyle while saving you thousands of dollars on your utility bills. $699,990 Active

14385 Dahlia Street Thornton, Colorado

3 Beds 3 Baths 4,010 SqFt 0.210 Acres

Active Listing courtesy of Kerrie A. Young (Independent)

The quiet country setting you’ve always dreamed of! Tucked away at the end of a private lane, this beautiful home boasts a 2+ acre lot with mountain views and a bright, open floorplan. A 2 story entry leads into the spacious great room with a gas fireplace, built-ins, and expansive windows that showcase stunning views. The large remodeled kitchen features a huge slab granite center island, pantry and access to backyard deck. The luxurious main floor master suite hosts vaulted ceilings, generous sitting area, and 5 piece master bath. Other main floor highlights are a study and formal dining room, both accented with crown molding. The spacious upper level is comprised of a versatile loft, 3 beds, and 2 full baths. The full sized garden-level basement awaits your finish. The huge backyard is the perfect place to relax and soak in the incredible privacy and fabulous mountain views. Todd Creek Vistas is a quiet, peaceful neighborhood with easy access to E-470, DIA, Denver & Boulder. $699,900 Under Contract

8700 Ehler Parkway Thornton, Colorado

4 Beds 4 Baths 4,708 SqFt 2.220 Acres

Under Contract Listing courtesy of LIV Sotheby's International Realty

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