The city of Lakewood was first put on the map as part of the electric tramway linking Golden, Denver and Lakewood better known as “The Loop.” Later Lakewood became the center of attraction after the largest government contract of its day was awarded to the Remington Arms company Ammunition factory of 1941.
Today Lakewood continues to grow as prices continue to rise for Homes for sale in Denver. Residents seeking to find affordable houses for sale in Lakewood by moving outside the city of Denver. You have several viable routes into Denver for a fairly easy commute. Lakewood has much to offer. You are close the the Rocky Mountains for those who love the mountains and all that the wonderful outdoors have to offer. You can find condos for sale in Lakewood where you get more for your money when you compare the price of land as opposed to closer to downtown Denver.
The land is generally less expensive and with the expansion of residential neighborhoods growing, so too are the re-development and new shopping centers being built. Lakewood roughly runs along Sheridan Blvd. from about W. 26th Ave. down to Hampden Ave on it’s southern border then out to the west where the I-70 and State route 470 converge near Golden.
You’ll find several neighborhoods within Lakewood such as Applewood, Bel Mar, Bear Creek area, and Green Mountain to name a few. Your options vary for Homes for sale in Lakewood. Bel Mar has seen a resurgence in development in the past 10-15 years with newer shopping centers and public transit expansions. You can find single level ranch style homes for sale. Bear Creek area townhomes for sale. Homes for sale in Applewood tend to be larger lots with many homes with views of the mountains. Houses for sale in Green Mountain area are quite eclectic with million dollar newer built contemporary Homes for sale as well as Mid-Century Modern Homes.
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