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The city of Thornton is located in the state of Colorado, US and is a suburb of Denver Metropolitan area. Thornton is located at a distance of 10 miles (16 km) towards the northeast of Denver. With a total area of 70 sq. km (27.2 sq. mi.), and supporting a total population of around 82,000, it stands out as the sixth most populous city of Colorado, and holds the 213th position as far as the total population of US is concerned. 

Until 1953, Thornton was dominated by farmlands, when a tract of land (around 7 miles north of Denver) was purchased by Sam Hoffman. He laid out the first fully planned town in Adams County, which was named Thornton in honor of Dan Thornton, a former Colorado Governor. The incorporation of Thornton as a city was brought about by TCA (The Thornton Community Association), which was formed in the year 1954.

Owing to its diverse demographics, Thornton is a culturally vibrant city, showing a strong commitment towards environmental issues, and quality of life in general. The capital city of Denver, where Thornton is located, is considered to be one of the best areas of the United States. The city is favorably located with high business visibility, as well as easy access to several routes. Denver RTD (Regional Transportation District) provides bus service to the city. Also, Thornton enjoys access to air transportation through Denver International Airport.

The education in Thornton is governed primarily through school districts located in Adams County, Mapleton and Brighton. These include four high schools, five middle schools as well as fourteen elementary schools. Thornton is also home to several charter schools and libraries. As far as the higher education is concerned, Thornton has nine main colleges and universities, along with several smaller institutions. Some of the reputable institutions include the University of Denver, Colorado State University, Metropolitan State College, and so on.

If you are planning to visit Thornton, you will be surprised by the various cultural and recreational activities that this small city has on offer. Thornton is surrounded by some famous resorts in the Rocky Mountains, which are breathtakingly beautiful, and offer activities like Skiing, rafting, camping and hiking. Thornton is also home to various cultural events, gardens, museums, the symphony and opera. Also, if you are a sports enthusiast, you can take part in several sports activities organized by professional sports teams.

Thornton Zip Codes: 80221, 80229, 80233, 80241, 80260, 80601, 80602

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$675,000
3 Beds 3 Baths 7881047 MLS
Professional photos to be upload on 2/4/23. This beautiful, meticulously maintained, 3 bed, 3 bath ranch is located in the highly sought after subdivision of Heritage Todd Creek on a quiet street. Inside you are greeted with hardwood flooring that runs through-out most of the main level with 9 foot ceilings. Just off the entry way is a private guest full bath and a secondary main level bedroom. Next is a flex space that can be used as an office, dining room or anything you see fit. The kitchen area is open and perfect for entertaining or watching TV. In the kitchen, you will find granite counter tops, a double oven, a gas cooktop and a large center island, all open to an eating area that's open to the family room with a gas fireplace. The 2nd bedroom is off the living room area with another full bathroom. The master suite is in the back of the home with a private bathroom, double vanity, large shower and large walk in master closet. The unfinished basement is over 2,200 sq. ft. and can be used however you feel necessary. Out the backdoor is a beautiful patio to enjoy your backyard's relaxing setting. This gated active adult community has it all!! It has an 18-hole golf course, club house with restaurant and endless activities should you want to partake. The clubhouse has an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, hot tub, tennis courts and a fitness center. This home is priced to sell! Don't miss out!

8659 E 148th Circle, Thornton

Courtesy of Keller Williams Advantage Realty LLC

$1,125,000
4 Beds 4 Baths 1959501 MLS
Location, location, location! In the coveted Heritage Todd Creek, 55+, Gated Golf Course Community, this stunning contemporary Ranch Home leaves nothing to desire. When entering the neighborhood, you see this beauty in a cul-de-sac, backing to the 18 tee box and amazing water feature on the course as well as our majestic Rocky Mountains. Enter the home to the captivating modern lighting, gorgeous Luxury Vinyl Flooring, 2 Secondary Bedrooms, and Full Bathroom. Continue to the Great Room and Dining Area, all situated off the Gourmet Kitchen, great for entertaining! Kitchen includes pull outs in the below cabinets as well as a custom pull out system in the huge pantry. 5 Burner Gas Stove, Refrigerator,Double Ovens, Dishwasher, Microwave (all Included and huge Island round out this perfect Kitchen. Convenient Office located off the Great Room as well as your covered patio with new Railings and Gate (2022), Upper Deck Shades, Gas pipe for Grill, Gas Fire Pit, and 60k in Landscaping upgrades. Master Bedroom is thoughtfully positioned at the back of the home with bay windows enveloping the gorgeous views of the golf course and mountains. Room darkening blinds make this a haven for sleep. Step into your ensuite Master Bathroom with a custom storage cabinet between the sinks, generous shower, and large walk-in Closet. This fully finished Basement is one you won't forget. With an additional Bedroom, Full Bathroom, 5 separate Storage Areas and incredible Great Room, it's the extra space you need. Walk out from your fantastic Basement to an oasis that awaits you on your lower deck. Hot Tub, Gas Pit, Irrigated Flower Pots, and Rancio Sprinkler System all await you from one the best lots in the community! This Ranch has a Oversized 2.5 Tandem Garage, plenty of space for your golf cart and a convenient 220 volt plug for easy charging. New Carpet 2020 and Whole House Attic Fan 2022, are just a few of the many updates in this gem. See it soon, this one won't last long!

7779 Spruce Court, Thornton

Courtesy of Osgood Team Real Estate


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