424 Homes for Sale in Longmont, CO

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Longmont Home Trends

Longmont is one of the fastest growing cities in Colorado and is expected to have 24,000 residents by 2035. Longmont boasts incredible natural beauty with scenic views of Longs Peak, and it has an abundance of parks and green space, but that's just one reason the area is growing. Longmont is convenient to Denver and other major cities in Northern Colorado including Boulder and Fort Collins, making it a popular area for commuters. There are several development projects underway like the Spoke on Coffman, a mixed-use community. Ranch and farm properties are popular in Longmont and there are newly constructed houses, condos, and townhomes available for sale as well. The town is known for its historic architectural styles, which can be seen throughout Longmont, but are most common in the East and West Side Historic Districts near downtown. Bungalows, cottages, Dutch Colonial, Edwardian, Queen Anne, and Tudor are just a few examples of classic styles you'll find in the area. Most of Longmont's neighborhoods feature large single-family houses in subdivisions like Spring Valley at Ute Creek, a golf course community. Somerset Meadows is another popular neighborhood since it's just a mile away from Diagonal Highway, allowing for quick trips into Boulder.

Longmont Attractions

Similar to many Colorado cities, parks and golf courses are Longmont's most popular attractions. Go skiing at McIntosh Lake, explore miles of trails at Rabbit Mountain Open Space, spend a day on the green at Ute Creek Golf Course, or head towards Boulder to experience the Rocky Mountains up close. Downtown Longmont is also known for its vibrant arts scene and is a Certified Colorado Creative District. You'll find art galleries, music stores, and theaters in Downtown Longmont, along with shops, restaurants, and brew pubs. Longmont has a great brewery scene and is home to two of Colorado's largest craft brewers, Oskar Blues Brewery and Left Hand Brewing Company. Special events like Longmont Restaurant Week and Oktoberfest add excitement to the small town.

Longmont Schools

Saint Vrain Valley School District serves Longmont and is one of the best school districts in the state. The award-winning district has 60 schools, including six charter schools. The majority of Saint Vrain Valley schools are highly ranked and the high schools, in particular, are known for their strong AP and IB programs and wide variety of extracurriculars. Silver Creek High School, Altona Middle School, and Blue Mountain Elementary School are a few of the district's high performing schools. There are 10 private schools in Longmont as well. Longmont is about a 30-minute drive away from University of Colorado Boulder.

Commuting in Longmont

Longmont traffic usually isn't heavy, but commute times have gotten longer as the city grows. The average commute into Boulder is about 25 minutes and about an hour into Denver. The city is expanding its transportation options to keep up with the growth. Residents can take buses via Regional Transportation District, which has routes to Boulder for a small fee. FLEX provides regional service to other major cities in Northern Colorado, including Fort Collins, Loveland, and Berthoud. Although driving is the main mode of transportation, Longmont is pedestrian and bicycle-friendly thanks to plenty of trails, bike lanes, sidewalks, and greenways in town.