Wheat Ridge, a suburb of Denver, is located in Jefferson County, and situated only five miles northwest of the Colorado State Capitol. An abundance of lakes and reservoirs thrive in Wheat Ridge, including Crown Hill Lake, Kestrel Pond, and North Henry Lee Reservoir. Furthermore, Clear Creek houses several smaller lakes, notably West Lake, Tabor Lake, and Propsect Lake.
Community supported agriculture has been an essential part of Wheat Ridge living, as Farmer’s Markets, Produce Stands, and Urban Gardens have all been utilized in the creation of local agriculture. Some of the most well-known are Clear Creek Organics, Sweet Ridge Farm, True Roots, Circle Fresh Farms, Five Fridges Farm, and Roost Farms. Additionally, the James H. Baugh House is located in Wheat Ridge— it stands tall today as an 1860 log cabin crafted by hand, encased in a 1904 farmhouse. The city of Wheat Ridge restored the house, and naturally has designated it for the National Register of Historic Places (1).
Taverns, Tap-houses, and delicious American grub options are staples of the neighborhood, though a diverse range of cuisine provides extensive options for those who love food. From Thai food, to Polish dumplings, to comfort food, Italian, and Chinese options, Wheat Ridge certainly delivers on dining and drink options! Other cultural elements important to the neighborhood includes residential art which has given a unique touch to the beautiful tree-lined streets of Wheat Ridge (2).
Wheat Ridge has a plethora of options for families, households, and singles alike, with an array of sizeable mid-century moderns, condos, townhomes, and single-family dwellings. Inquire about this neighborhood today, and find your dream home in your dream environment!