Incorporated as a city in 1970, its pioneer history stretches back to the early farmers and miners of the 1840's. Originally it was mainly a rest stop for miners on the way to the gold camps, it was named for the wheat on the ridges seen by travelers as they passed through. Much has changed since those early days and now it is more than just a place to traverse. It is now a great place to find a home and raise a family.
The city is a community of 30,000 people in Jefferson County, just west of Denver. It is served by Interstate highway I-70, as it curves toward the heart of the Rocky Mountains. Primarily a residential city, it also has five retail centers, several unique small industries, an Enterprise Zone and more than 20 parks, equestrian trails and open space public land.
The community is focusing efforts to becoming a sustainable and vibrant city. Led by a community-based, non-profit corporation, the city wants to add to its already great set of amenities. The real estate market is picking up and optimism is high. It already has a great open space plan and sports a 70,000 square foot public recreation center.
This is definitely a great place to look for a new home if you want to be close to Denver and in a city that is dedicated to improvement, development and creativity.
SHOWINGS BEGIN Jan 20th. Open House Sat Jan 20th 1-3pm. Beautiful contemporary home with mountain views. Living room has 18ft ceiling with high windows. Maple floors, gou...
Courtesy of Ion Real Estate LLC
Seclusion in the heart of Wheat Ridge. Only one immediate neighbor. Very few cars or traffic. Views of N and NW with beautiful sunsets right out the door or off the huge ...
Courtesy of Resident Realty
Investor opportunity! This home is ready to be fixed and flipped! Three bed one bath home currently in foreclosure proceedings. SOLD AS IS.
Courtesy of Keller Williams Realty Downtown LLC
Fantastic remodeled 4 bedroom home. Entrance is welcomed by a tall wood burning fireplace. 2 bedrooms on the main floor (one large bedroom and office/den) and 2 bedrooms ...
Courtesy of J&J Real Estate Group
Incredible investment opportunity!! Fix and Flip potential with the 2 homes that exist on the lot, or fix and hold to have 2 cash flowing properties. This lot is zoned MU...
Courtesy of Your Castle Real Estate Inc
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