Fort Collins is known for its diverse cultural influences as well as its amazing recreational facilities. This popular Colorado town is renowned for its sumptuous food, family fun and beer. This picturesque community is located at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains near several wildlife refuges. Its population of 179,000 residents makes it Colorado's fourth most populous city. Although it is only 47.1 square miles, Fort Collins has been named “Best Place to Live in the US” three times by Money Magazine.
Take a one hour drive on Highway-25 North from Denver and enjoy the scenery as you head toward Fort Collins. The temperatures in this area are generally moderate and the climate is a little on the dry side; for many visitors the scenery is unmatched anywhere else in the country. Of course we can't talk about Fort Collins without discussing beer; this is the home of 11 award-winning craft breweries as well as Anheuser-Busch.
The majority of residences are single-family homes and condominiums however; there are available lots for sale. Home values are on the rise due to the economic upswing. The real estate market may be poised for another increase in the very near future. Right now there is available inventory throughout the various neighborhoods but homes aren't staying on the market for long.
Fort Collins is a Home Rule Municipality with many of the conveniences and amenities of a larger city. The downtown area offers great dining and entertainment yet families can enjoy the great outdoors; camping, hiking and white-water rafting just a few miles away. Anyone who loves nature's scenic wonders as well as the modern convenience of a small municipality will enjoy living in Fort Collins.