Gunbarrel, Colorado is a Boulder suburb located to the northeast of the city. This area is conveniently located 25 miles northwest of Denver and is nested near the foothills of the breathtaking Rocky Mountain Front Range.
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With plenty of wide open space and a population of under 10,000 as of 2013, Gunbarrel has more of a rural feel than many other Boulder neighborhoods. It is located a mere five miles from the city, but the area is home to several amazing trails and open space. One popular attraction, the Boulder Country Club, is located in Gunbarrel.
Gunbarrel Home Cost
The estimated median value for a home or condo in Gunbarrel is $485,000 while the average for Colorado is $234,900. The median rent is $1,126. The majority of homes are single-family dwellings, but there are also multi-tenant complexes in the area as well.
The major subdivisions in Gunbarrel include:
- Gunbarrel Green
- South Meadow
- Gunbarrel North
- Red Fox Hills
- The Willows
- Country Club Estates
Gunbarrel has been ranked as an excellent place to live. Low crime rates, excellent schools, short commute times and easy access to both Downtown Boulder and Denver make this area extremely appealing to families and married couples.
Gunbarrel is served by Heatherwood Elementary School, Platt Middle School and Boulder High or Fairview High School. Schools in the Boulder public school system provide students with excellent education from kindergarten through senior year.
The Gunbarrel Shopping Center provides locals with essentials like groceries and much more. The neighborhood’s close proximity to Downtown Boulder puts some of the best retail and dining establishments in Colorado within easy reach as well.
Parks and open spaces are also plentiful in and around Gunbarrel. The area is home to White Rock Trail, Walden Ponds, Heatherwood open space and Sawhill Ponds. These areas provide plenty of opportunity to get out and enjoy all the beauty that Colorado has to offer.
If you want to live in an area where everything you need is located within a few short miles, but you enjoy a relaxed, rural setting, Gunbarrel is the ideal place to call home.
To begin your Gunbarrel home search, give your Boulder real estate agent a call at 720-323-8460 today