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Some History of Golden

Like most municipalities of Denver, people were brought to Golden by – you guessed it right – gold. During the Gold Rush, "Golden City" was one of the first cities founded in Colorado. Contrary to common belief, the City of Golden is not named for the precious metal, but in honor of its founder the esteemed Thomas Golden. At one time, it was a mining camp, which focused on mining of coal and other rich resources.  However, it grew more famous as the home of the Coors Brewing Company, established in 1873.

The Coors Complex would continue on to brew one of the most well known brands of brewed beer in the entire world. The center remains in Golden today. Moreover, the city developed into an industry giant with various production companies of paper, tanning and coal; all being established in Golden. These various developments became the cornerstone upon which the education and infrastructure of Golden were developed. That’s how Golden became the great city it is today.

Leisure Activities in Golden 

Golden is home to some of the most varied recreational opportunities in the entire area. The city is well known for being a center of cycling and is recently honored with being one of the stages of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge. For this reason, Golden is considered a wonderful place to take a ride on a bicycle through.

Splash Water Park also offers fun for the entire family with pools and recreation activities. If you are an adventurous individual, you may also find kayaking down the Clear Creek Whitewater Park and paragliding as excellent choices for recreation. There is also a golf course, and several museums to visit, which mark the rich culture and heritage of the city. The Coors Complex offers tours of the brewery, which is located in Historic Downtown Golden, which in its own  brings to mind memories of the old wild west.

Events in Golden

The Golden Summer Music Festival is one of the most highly esteemed music festivals across the nation and is a definite must-see. It is held in the summer from June 14 to 16. There are also plenty of other events to participate in, such as live bands and movies at Parfet Park, and Farmer’s markets held regularly. The Fine Arts Festival, held in August, and the fun of the Wild West on Buffalo Bill Days in July are also amazing experiences that anybody can enjoy.

Key Landmarks

There are many notable landmarks, which add something more to the city Golden. Lookout Mountain is a range in the area and is popular among site seers and gliders alike. Buffalo Bill’s Gravesite and Museum and the Colorado Railroad Museum are both easily noticeable and are fabulous sites to visit as well. It is also home to the Colorado School of Mines, a highly regarded engineering school situated in and about Historic Downtown Golden. With these in mind, your stay in Golden can be an exciting and amazing one.

Golden Zip Codes: 80401, 80402, 80403, 80419, 80422

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2 Beds 1 Baths 7629962 MLS
Location! Location! Conveniently located & so close to charming downtown Golden, Colorado School of Mines, dining, shopping, hiking, biking, open space, trails, highways & light rail plus easy access to the mountains! This 2 bedroom, 1 bath condo with reserved parking (1 space) in Golden faces the greenbelt & has mountain views! There are so many amenities within the Golden Ridge community to enjoy! Spacious fitness facility plus large clubhouse featuring indoor/outdoor pool, hot tub, and sauna; game room with air hockey, foosball, billiards, and ping pong; meeting room, library, conversation areas, and media/relaxation area with TV. Outdoors, you'll find a pond, greenbelts, walking paths, a volleyball court, a basketball court, a dog run, and a community garden area. Light rail to downtown Denver to one of the many event centers and cultural activities. Once inside this home, you'll be greeted with lots of light and pretty mountain views. The kitchen offers 42" maple cabinetry, upgraded counters, a wine glass rack, and tile flooring. The appliances include a refrigerator, dishwasher, and new smooth-top range/oven. Each bedroom shows off the mountain views and the primary bedroom has a large walk-in closet and a separate vanity/sink area. The bathroom features impressive designer tub/shower surround and tile flooring. This home also features a washer/dryer in the unit. The air conditioning window unit will be included in the sale and a carpet allowance will be provided to the Buyer and a carpet sample can be viewed inside the home.

451 Golden Circle Unit 105, Golden

Courtesy of RE/MAX ALLIANCE . 303-587-8844

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