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The location of Lakewood is hard to beat. The Denver city skyline sits just east, whereas the Rocky Mountains act as a backdrop to the west. Coloradans utilize the mountains frequently. 6th Avenue, a main artery of the Denver Metro Area, runs from the center of Downtown Denver, through Lakewood, and towards the mountains. Therefore, those who live in Lakewood easily access attractions such as the Denver Center of Performing Arts or Coors Field in Denver and world-renowned ski areas about an hour west. Residents of Lakewood do not have to leave to access recreation and entertainment, however. Bear Creek Lake Park offers Colorado's version of a "beach," and attracts families who eat picnic lunches and enjoy the water on hot summer days. With nearly three hundred breweries in Colorado and more popping up every day, residents of Lakewood can visit any one of several breweries to enjoy local craft beers.



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Situated directly west of Denver in Jefferson County, Lakewood offers options for a wide range of potential buyers. A sprawling, diverse area, available housing in Lakewood includes townhomes, duplexes, ranch-style homes, and large residences on spacious lots. A lot of new development caters to a younger demographic looking for affordable rent prices and access to Denver. Many describe Lakewood as being designed cohesively with Denver, making it a great place for those who will be working in the state's capital.
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