Boulder County Colorado is one of the most beautiful areas in the entire United States. Anyone that has ever visited Boulder will tell you that also. If you love the views from Boulder and the natural feel but do not like the big city, another nearby town could be for you. Longmont Colorado has even gained national recognition in the last few years as one of the best places to live in the country. Money Magazine ranked it #61 in 2006 and #50 in 2008. Obviously a lot of people think pretty highly of this little mountain town.
Longmont has a great location and is close to a lot of great things. You are only 37 miles away from Denver and 16 away from Boulder. In addition to that, you are only 30 minutes away from Rocky Mountain National Park and you can be snow skiing within an hour. It is centrally located between all of these things and manages to be surrounded by some amazing nature as well. They actually have over 1500 acres of parks and recreation areas, which makes it a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. Longmont features low unemployment, a low crime rate, good schools, and affordable real estate.
If you are looking for a home in the Boulder area, Longmont would make a good place to consider as well. Instead of living right in the city and paying through the nose for real estate, you can get a little distance from the busy city and get a more reasonably-priced piece of property. Even if you work in Boulder, you’re just a quick 15 minute drive away. That should give you just enough time to unwind in the car after a long day at the office.
The median home price in Longmont is $241,000. This is a lot more reasonable than in Boulder or some of the other surrounding areas. You can get a pretty nice house for a good price in a good location in Longmont. Within the city, there is also plenty to see and do. They have a number of businesses and restaurants that will make you feel right at home.
Longmont features a wide array of homes and different types of real estate to choose from. If you are looking for a home, you are bound to find something that fits your needs and your budget. You could get a nice classic-looking house in the old part of Longmont, or a trendy new condo in one of the new neighborhoods in the area. Regardless of what type of housing arrangement you prefer, you are bound to find it here in Longmont.
This little town embodies everything that Colorado and the Boulder area in particular have to offer. Come check it out and you may never want to leave.