Lakewood, Colorado Real Estate & Homes for Sale
Located at the base of the Rocky Mountains in Jefferson County, Lakewood is the largest city in the county and the fifth largest in Colorado. Lakewood is a suburb of the Greater Denver Metropolitan region and is situated along the desirable west side between Denver and the foothills. Being on the west side of the metropolitan region has its benefits, such as a terrific road system that provides easy access to all of the metro region's countless amenities as well as fast and easy access to downtown Denver and the mountains.
In recent years, Lakewood's way of life has been gaining national attention for its award-winning park system and has been ranked in Ladies Home Journal as one of "America's Best Cities for Women," as well as one of the top five cities in the country.
With over 150,000 residents and 6,500 acres of land dedicated to parks, recreation facilities and nature trails, Lakewood has one of the highest ratios of parks to residents nationwide. The city also features an excellent school system and an abundance of cultural organizations along with a strong arts community. The diverse real estate market is incorporated into Lakewood's 75 miles of bicycle, hiking and horseback riding trails.
Lakewood, CO City Guide