Fort Collins Real Estate
Fort Collins is a great place to live, work and play! Fort Collins is nestled against the foothills of the Rocky Mountains and alongside the banks of the Cache La Poudre River. Money Magazine said so in 2006 when Fort Collins hit the “Best” list at #1 in 2006, they came back and puts us on the list again in 2008.
Per the article: “One of the first things you notice about this Rocky Mountain city is that practically every new road has a bike lane,” the magazine wrote in its summary of Fort Collins. “Even the bikeless can get in on the action now that Fort Collins has a bike library: Residents and visitors can check out a bicycle for up to seven days, free.”
Other highlights cited by Money: the presence of microbreweries and restaurants in Old Town, the heavy presence of bioscience and tech companies and the recent awarding of a Department of Energy grant to build a zero energy district in the downtown area.
Those of us that have ‘transplanted’ here have known all along what the rest of the world is just finding out, that we live in a great town! With the views, the access to the outdoors and the local metropolis that is so close, we have everything we want within our reach. In my down time, I gravitate to the water. There is no better place to live with all the recreational activities available, it’s either grab your fishing poles or skis.
The city lies approximately 5,000 feet above sea level.
Residents enjoy a moderate, four season climate with an average of 300 days of sunshine and 14.5 inches of precipitation a year.
July is the average warmest month
January is the average coolest month
- Raindance 160
- Severance Reserve 97
- Van De Water 45
- The Lakes At Centerra, Discovery 41
- Heron Lakes 40
- Centerra, The Flats At Centerra 39
- Timnath Ranch 39
- Fox Acres Country Club 37
- Farmstead 34
- Kendall Brook 32
- Chimney Park 30
- Na 30
- Country Farms Village 28
- Sunfield 27
- Glacier View Meadows 23
- Blue Sky Preserve 22
- Crystal Lakes 21
- Mountains Edge 19
- Thompson River Ranch 17
- Wyndham Hill 17