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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

Recently updated Engle Home in  Sanctuary of The Haven  on a 1/3 acre. Updates include new exterior and interior paint, new gutter system, updated kitchen. Floorplan with 5 upper bedrooms. Fabulous Chef's Kitchen designed with gas cooktop, Quartz counter tops, 11FT island, and huge pantry. Work from home in the main floor study with stunning built ins. Relax and unwind in the Large Master Bedroom with a huge 5-piece bath with 2 walk-in closets. 2 Teen suites have private baths. 2 additional beds share a full bath. Fully Finished Basement. Close to the community pool and parks. Easy access to HWY's $1,190,000 Active

3064 E 148th Place Thornton, Colorado

5 Beds 6 Baths 5,254 SqFt 0.340 Acres

Sale Type: Active Listing courtesy of RIFT REALTY LLC

Beautifully updated horse property on 3.24 acres in Thornton. You don't want to miss out on this one. Located in the desired Wadley farms subdivision this home offers country living with all city conveniences and amenities close by. Minutes from I-25, shopping and dining. New exterior paint, landscaping and trees. This 5 bed 3 bath home features a mother in law suite equipped with full kitchen, living room and full bathroom with guest laundry near by. Huge separate master suite for privacy. Large kitchen with granite countertops and gorgeous island with 1800's railroad car wood top. Large plank wide oak flooring. Plenty of outdoor space for all of your critters. 30x30 workshop with several other sheds for all of your needs plus 2 automatic water systems. $1,125,000 Active

1981 E 138th Avenue Thornton, Colorado

5 Beds 3 Baths 3,852 SqFt 3.240 Acres

Sale Type: Active Listing courtesy of Equity Colorado Real Estate

Available NOW. Beautiful Trevino Ranch plan by Lennar in this 55+ community features 3 beds, 3.5 baths, great room, kitchen, study & unfinished basement for future expansion, 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. 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! $1,000,000 Active

15807 Valentia Street Thornton, Colorado

3 Beds 4 Baths 4,142 SqFt 0.190 Acres

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

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

Stunning Lennar SuperHome in Lewis Pointe neighborhood is a must see! Next Gen Suite is a multi-generation home with a separate private entrance for independent living, its own 1-car attached garage and enlarged driveway. This suite has its own living room, kitchenette, bedroom, (with a sitting area/office space), walk-in closet and a 3/4 bath with dual sinks and its own stackable washer and dryer closet. Its sliding glass door leads to a large patio. The Next Gen Suite also has access to the main home. The  main home' boasts a fantastic gourmet kitchen with a gas cooktop, all stainless steel appliances, amazing island, upgraded cabinets and large pantry and it overlooks the great room and dining area. Soaring ceilings and gorgeous hardwood floors on main level. Great room has a cozy fireplace, lots of natural light and sliding glass door to the covered patio. The open staircase invites you up to a spacious loft, 5 additional bedrooms and laundry room where it's needed. Over-sized main bedroom with coffered ceilings includes a private 5-piece spa like bath with a walk in-closet. All bedrooms are spacious and bedroom 5 has a private 3/4 bath attached.  The Basement has 9' ceilings with rough-in plumbing and over 2,000 SQFT to create anything you desire. Home has solar with a transferable lease and radon mitigation is already installed. Dual HVAC systems with smart thermostats. Steps from trails, Lewis Pointe Park and playground. Adams 12, 5 Star schools, Stargate Charter School and multiple top-notch daycares with minutes. Great Shopping and dining close by. Easy access to DIA, E470 and I-25 make commuting a breeze. Don't miss this seeing this unique home. Special Financing Incentives available on this property from SIRVA Mortgage. $949,900 Active

14246 Glencoe Street Thornton, Colorado

6 Beds 5 Baths 6,257 SqFt 0.180 Acres

Sale Type: Active Listing courtesy of Coldwell Banker Realty 14

Welcome to your Brand New Home!!!  Every aspect of this home demonstrates true pride in ownership.  Before entering the home, you are exposed to an extremely maintained landscaped yard that is accented by the concrete yard edging and brand new maple tree. The recently landscaped backyard is highlighted by a covered patio, a separate sitting area and another separate section for the Next Generation portion of the home. Also included is the large "Tuff Shed" that is perfect for all types of storage. Upon walking through the front door, you will be greeted by an amazing floorplan that includes the separate living quarters "Next Generation" that comes complete with its own family area, kitchen, stackable washer and dryer, master bedroom, full master bathroom, another sitting area and two large closet of which one is accented by a large sliding wood barn door.  It's an absolutely amazing private section of the home with it's own one car garage as well as it's own private entrance from outside the home.  Stepping into the main area of the house you are immediately greeted by the large open floorplan that includes a beautiful kitchen that looks out upon the large family room and dining room.  The gorgeous kitchen is highlighted by the undercabinet lighting that can be changed to multiple color choices.  Walking up the stairs you immediately walk into the open loft which is perfect for a cozy evening get away to watch movies.  The upstairs has a large master bedroom and four other bedrooms one of which has its own bathroom.  An additional luxury of convenience is the upstairs laundry room that is located between all the bedrooms.  The large basement is ready for your finishing touches, possible workout room and theater!!!  The home has a large two car garage for the main part of the home and a one car attached garage for the Next Generation part of the home.  The home is Solar...leased and it already has a radon mitigation system.  This home won't last long! $949,900 Active

14179 Glencoe Street Thornton, Colorado

5 Beds 4 Baths 6,257 SqFt 0.180 Acres

Sale Type: Active Listing courtesy of Keller Williams Preferred Realty

Check out this 3,552 sqft Stunning two-story home with 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths and 3-car garage. This home features a gourmet kitchen with upgraded 42" cabinets, Whirlpool gourmet appliances and gorgeous quartz counter tops. Sizable office on the main floor for studying or work from home. Marvelous primary bedroom suite featuring a king-size walk-in closet and charming primary bath with dual vanities and large soaking tub. Other upgrades in this home are: Expanded rear patio, expanded breakfast area and expanded basement. $944,995 Active

6232 E 142nd Place Thornton, Colorado

4 Beds 4 Baths 4,656 SqFt 0.160 Acres

Sale Type: Active Listing courtesy of Compass - Denver

Anticipated completion August 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 WALKOUT basement for future expansion, 3 car garage 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! Photo and 3D tour are model only and subject to change. $939,200 Pending

15688 Valentia Street Thornton, Colorado

2 Beds 3 Baths 5,498 SqFt 0.170 Acres

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

Modern & functional luxury awaits in this Meritage masterpiece with 5 beds, 5 baths & 3 car garage!  Steps from trails, Lewis Pointe Park and Playground...just in time for summer fun! Enjoy all the things with dining, shopping and convenience right at your fingertips.  Desirable Adams 12 schools, Stargate Charter school and multiple top-notch daycares within minutes from home! The easy access to DIA, E470 and I25 make commuting a breeze.  Beyond the location, this home is dressed to impress with its gorgeous hardwood flooring, neutral paint/carpet, upgraded light fixtures, soaring ceilings and statement fireplace. The main floor features a convenient office, powder bath and additional bedroom suite perfect for family and friends.  Stunning entertaining spaces flow together with the kitchen, dining room, living room and peaceful covered patio interconnected.  Jaw dropping kitchen with custom cabinetry and backsplash, quartz countertops, large island w seating, double ovens + convection microwave, gas range and hood, walk in pantry + butler's pantry, touch free faucet and filtered drinking water as well.  Travel up the grand staircase to the primary suite complete with dual vanities, large tub & shower, walk in closet connected to the upstairs laundry.  The 2 secondary upstairs bedrooms each have their own walk-in closet and are connected by a Jack/Jill bath adjacent to a spacious loft.  The basement is open for your imagination with space for all your hobbies, storage galore, 9 ft ceilings, surround sound plus a 5th bedroom/bath.  The fenced in back yard is functional and private with no neighbors behind. The sellers have paid lawn service through the season just so you can relax. Beyond the surface, this smart home has all the modern day conveniences: ring doorbell, security system, app controlled lights/window coverings/thermostat/sprinklers/garage doors. This home is truly a dream come true! $935,000 Active Under Contract

4884 E 141st Drive Thornton, Colorado

5 Beds 5 Baths 5,554 SqFt 0.190 Acres

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

Welcome to this stunning Ranch style home located in the highly desirable gated Heritage Todd Creek golf community right on the Tee box of the 10th hole! Immaculate home with many upgrades you won't get when purchasing a brand new home within the community. This home features 3bd/2ba/3car garage, hardwood floors, window shutters, motorized blinds, Sonos sound system throughout home, patio, and garage with multiple in-wall volume controls along with surround system and speakers in the great room. Gourmet Kitchen is loaded with all high-end GE Profile stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, double oven, large island with barstool seating, island cooktop w/ rising exhaust fan, custom backsplash, upgraded cabinet hardware, and a pantry for your extra storage needs. Right off the Kitchen is your Formal Dining area which is open to the Great Room with tall vaulted ceilings, and a cozy gas log fireplace. The master suite is oversized with spacious walk-in closet, large bathroom with walk-in shower and bench. Right around the corner are your two additional bedrooms great for your out-of-town guests and conveniently located near the second full bath. Garage has been finished w/drywall, texture, paint, insulated, and all new recessed lighting and lighting fixtures. Professionally landscaped with stone pillars, seated wall, extended stained concrete entryway, and added wrought iron handrails for extra support going up the stairs to the front door. Enjoy your summer evenings in the oversized backyard under the covered patio with plenty of shade, 2 ceiling fans, huge stained concrete patio, stucco and stone seated wall with custom lighting under and around it with a walkway to the front yard filled with plants, trees, and lighting along the way! The community clubhouse includes an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, hot tub, fitness center, card rooms, library, tennis & pickleball courts and restaurant. Best 55+ community around. You'll love it all! $935,000 Active

15232 Uinta Street Thornton, Colorado

3 Beds 2 Baths 3,708 SqFt 0.230 Acres

Sale Type: Active Listing courtesy of Beezub Realty Group, LLC

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