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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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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

Great investment opportunity! This nursing home sits on 1/3 acre and has 10 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms on the main level. The basement is apartment style with exterior access, 1 bedroom and 1 bathroom, living room and kitchen. There is plenty of room for a second bedroom. 
It is the ideal property for any communal living business. This property has been well maintained; new roof in 2018, new A/C in 2016, new furnace in 2016, two water heaters around 7 years old, sewer was updated 4 years ago. This property needs a little cosmetic updating but the mechanics are great!
This property is occupied - do not knock on the door or approach for any reason. $950,000 Active

8330 Clarkson Street Thornton, Colorado

11 Beds 5 Baths 3,407 SqFt 0.250 Acres

Sale Type: Active Listing courtesy of BSW Real Estate, LLC

Ready in Summer 2021! Quandary Traditional on lot 19, offers 6 bedrooms, 4.5 baths with beautiful two story great room and a cozy fireplace. The elegant primary bedroom suite is complete with an enormous walk-in closet and deluxe five piece bath.
North Hill is a new resort style community offering a gorgeous club house, fitness center, pool, hot tub and 9 acre community park. $859,090 Active

6188 E 143rd Avenue Thornton, Colorado

6 Beds 5 Baths 5,634 SqFt 0.170 Acres

Sale Type: Active Listing courtesy of Compass - Denver

Rare opportunity to own an updated home on a premium 2.83-acre cul-de-sac lot! Set back far from the street, the home has wonderful curb appeal that includes fresh exterior paint and a nicely landscaped front yard. Light and bright interior features soaring vaulted ceilings and was designed with entertaining in mind. The floorplan boasts both a formal dining room and living room on either side of the foyer as well as a family room and breakfast nook perfect for everyday life. Expansive family room is anchored around a cozy gas fireplace with built-ins and flows into the eat-in kitchen that delights with granite countertops, a breakfast bar, pantry & stainless steel appliances including a gas range. Sizable primary suite is privately situated on its own wing and offers a walk-in closet with an organization system, an additional closet & a remodeled bathroom with double sinks and a must-see shower. Main floor is completed by 2 secondary bedrooms, an updated full bathroom, a powder room & the laundry room. Excellent additional living space is provided by the 2nd floor that makes a great bedroom/playroom/office and by the updated finished basement apt to serve as a guest room or rec room. Additional updates include the AC, a workshop and finished bonus room in the basement, a new insulated garage door & updated front and rear sliding glass doors. Outdoor living space offers something for everyone with a deck, patio topped with a gazebo, chicken coop, large garden plots, maturing orchard & privacy fencing and cement pads on either side of the home which are perfect for onsite boat or trailer storage. Zoned agricultural so bring your large animals and horses! The best of both worlds; the neighborhood pairs easy city access with solitude and quiet that is usually reserved for country-living. $819,000 Active

8191 E 156th Court Thornton, Colorado

4 Beds 3 Baths 4,598 SqFt 2.830 Acres

Sale Type: Active Listing courtesy of Redfin Corporation

Welcome to luxury living at The Haven at York! Tucked away on an oversized lot in the highly sought after Haven at York neighborhood in Thornton this custom home has been meticulously cared for. From breathtaking views of out your Master Bedroom to a fully finished basement this home truly has it all! As you enter the home you are greeted by a stunning entry with formal living & dining room as well as home office w/ french doors and gorgeous hardwood floors that leads into your massive great room overlooking your gourmet chefs kitchen with large island, top of the line appliances & tons of cabinet & pantry storage! Just off the kitchen is your completely private patio overlooking perfectly landscaped yard with Gazebo & beautiful fish pond!! GIGANTIC Master Suite is on the Main Floor with separate access to your backyard oasis. All the other bedrooms both upstairs and in the basement are oversized with large closets and fully upgraded bathrooms! Enjoy entertaining or need extra space for out of town guests? Just head down the stairs to your fully finished basement perfect for entertaining and relaxing alike including extra space for a home gym, theatre, or flex space that fits your needs best! This home truly represents what Colorado luxury living is all about in every magnificent way! Within 20 minutes from Denver, only steps away from light rail station, & the Denver Premium Outlets just down the street you just can’t beat this location. Custom images may have been enhanced. $799,900 Active Under Contract

3003 E 148th Place Thornton, Colorado

5 Beds 4 Baths 5,504 SqFt 0.400 Acres

Sale Type: Active Under Contract Listing courtesy of Madlom Real Estate

This gorgeous home sits on one of the best lots in all of Hunters Glen, you must come see!  Located on corner lot with views of the front range off your oversized Trex deck and in a cul de sac next to a green belt and backing to Thorncreek Golf course... what more could you want?!  South facing driveway so no need to worry about snow melting in the winter and the perfect spot on the golf course out of the golf ball fly zone.  Walking distance to both the elementary and middle school.  Home features 4 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms with a walkout basement that has a large storage area that can easily be converted to a bedroom and large loft space upstairs.  There is an open concept feel with still having a defined family and dining room.  This home has amazing light with all the windows and tall ceilings.  Hardwood floors and high end newer carpet throughout.  The backyard is is perfect for all your summer cookouts.  Your location couldn’t be better only a half mile to the light rail station that will take you right downtown to union station and only a mile to the Denver premium outlet mall!  The solar panels are through Tesla and produce 8.6 KW.  Don’t miss out! $799,000 Pending

1503 E 131st Place Thornton, Colorado

4 Beds 6 Baths 4,375 SqFt 0.200 Acres

Sale Type: Pending Listing courtesy of Weichert Realtors Professionals

This outstanding Thorncreek Pointe at Hunters Glen two story home features modern open design, elegantly appointed decor, 9 ft ceilings throughout, casement windows, six bedrooms and four baths!  Beautiful front porch and well landscaped, this home features two patio areas to relax and unwind!  The master suite includes an owner retreat and an ensuite bath with walk in shower featuring two showerheads!  The oversized garage is 24x26 and has an 8 ft overhead door.  Basement finish is impressive, including a modern Jack and Jill bath between bedrooms. The kitchen has ample cabinetry, quartz countertops, stainless appliances, pantry and attractive tile backsplash. The main floor den includes a cozy fireplace.  The main floor laundry adds convenience.  Two furnaces; two hot water heaters, two air conditioners make life easy!  Enjoy the lovely yard from the back deck area - perfect way to start or end your day!  The Hunters Glen community includes swimming pool, tennis, clubhouse, many walking paths and trails, close to major transportation and shopping.  This fine home deserves your attention! $799,000 Active Under Contract

13476 Thorncreek Circle Thornton, Colorado

6 Beds 4 Baths 4,204 SqFt 0.170 Acres

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

Don't miss out on this incredible 5 bedroom 3 bath ranch style home in the active adult neighborhood of Heritage Todd Creek. Sitting on one of the largest lots in the neighborhood and backing to the #3 tee box the upgrades in this stunning move in ready home include ... extensive hardwood floors , a gourmet eat - in  kitchen with granite countertops, island, and stainless appliances,  a large  great room with gas fireplace, a primary suite with large walk-in closet,   dual vanities, granite counters and an enormous walk-in shower,  a fully finished basement, and spacious 3 car garage. Within walking distance to the clubhouse where you'll find a fitness and aerobic room, indoor/outdoor pool, hot tub, tennis/pickleball courts, restaurant and award winning Todd Creek Golf Course. With all these amenities and priced below new construction in the mid 700's this home is certain to sell fast $775,000 Active

15204 Willow Drive Thornton, Colorado

4 Beds 3 Baths 3,163 SqFt 0.220 Acres

Sale Type: Active Listing courtesy of Resident Realty North Metro LLC

Beautiful 5 bedroom/5 bath home PLUS an office, and an upstairs LOFT! FORMER MODEL HOME!!! UPGRADES galore!!! Large, beautiful eat in kitchen with beautiful walnut flooring, double oven and granite countertops! Fully finished basement with an additional partial kitchen! Perfect for teens or a rental space! So many opportunities in this amazing home! This home also features an oversized fully finished and heated 4 CAR GARAGE! Perfect for hosting summer Bar-B-Q's with the Beautifully landscaped, fully fenced HUGE backyard with custom stamped patio, garden and a shed for all your landscaping tools!! Rare opportunity in the Quail Valley neighborhood! Ideally located minutes from I25 and E470 to get to downtown or the airport!! ONLY min from new shopping malls featuring a movie theater, stores and many restaurants. Perfect for a family as its within Adams 12 Five Star School District!!! HURRY and come see this PERFECT home! You will love living here! $774,900 Active Under Contract

2155 E 149th Avenue Thornton, Colorado

5 Beds 5 Baths 5,302 SqFt 0.280 Acres

Sale Type: Active Under Contract Listing courtesy of VIP REAL ESTATE CO

Available October 2021! Orchard Farms is a stellar Lennar community located in highly sought after Thornton. This gorgeous 2-story Ashbrook features 4 beds, 3.5 baths, dining & great rooms, study, kitchen, unfinished basement for future expansion & 3.5 car garage. Beautiful finishes and upgrades throughout.  Lennar seamlessly blended & showcased the unparalleled beauty of Colorado with the most innovative homes, energy efficient technologies & modern conveniences, bringing the best of both worlds together. Each plan is thoughtfully designed to combine elegance & luxury together with hi-tech energy efficient features. What some builders consider high-end upgrades, Lennar makes standard. Enjoy the large park, acres of open space & breathtaking mountain views. Colorado living at it’s finest. Close to dining, shopping, entertainment & other amenities.  A short commute to Denver, Longmont, Golden & beyond. Energy Star Certified and HERS Rated. $770,500 Active

3075 E 160th Place Thornton, Colorado

4 Beds 4 Baths 3,699 SqFt 0.280 Acres

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

Enjoy a relaxing afternoon on your back patio overlooking breathtaking mountain views along with a beautiful view of the 13th and 14th holes of Heritage Todd Creek Golf Course. The upgrades featured in this home are top of the line! Updated hardwood oak flooring throughout the main floor. The gourmet kitchen features luxurious granite countertops, 42" maple cabinets, upgraded sink/faucet & SS appliances! The great room includes a cozy gas fireplace plus it is wired for surround sound.  The master bedroom features a bay window and access to deck.  A deluxe master bath features upgraded tiling, large shower w/seat & dual sink vanity.  The walk out basement boasts 9' ceilings, 10' wet bar, newer carpet, space for pool table, ping pong or exercise area, lovely bath and bedroom plus 400+ sq ft of unfinished storage/workshop space.  Outdoor living includes a stamped concrete patio, large upper deck off kitchen and master along with a front covered porch.  Beautiful landscaping! This spectacular Community features a grand 33,000 square-foot Award winning clubhouse and was designed specifically with today's Active Adults in mind. Those looking for an exciting lifestyle that is active, indulgent and made for adults 55 and better should look no further! $765,000 Pending

7797 E 149th Place Thornton, Colorado

4 Beds 4 Baths 4,234 SqFt 0.170 Acres

Sale Type: Pending Listing courtesy of EQUITY REALTY & MARKETING LLC

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