Boulder’s Dakota Ridge: Real Estate Guide
North Boulder’s Dakota Ridge’s strong sense of community, energy efficient homes, and nearby hiking make it a popular location for families.’
Boulder mountain living at its finest, Dakota Ridge is a community that offers a great deal of fun, excitement, relaxation, and exploration opportunities. It’s easy to say that a town has a little something for everyone but with Dakota Ridge, that statement has never been more true.
Dakota Ridge Neighborhood Overview
Do you like to get out into the mountains and hike? Do you like to visit museums and art galleries? Do you like dining in both upscale gourmet restaurants and hearty diners? Do you like the idea of living in energy efficient homes?
If you answered yes to any of the above questions, then you have to take a closer look at Dakota Ridge.
Located at the foothills of Boulder, Colorado, Dakota Ridge is close enough to the large city to offer plenty of cultural events and cuisine options, but it’s far enough away that you won’t feel overwhelmed by the hustle and bustle. Nestled in the foothills with access to hiking and biking trails, there is a strong sense of community within this subdivision.
With plenty of playgrounds, foot trails, and well-reviewed schools, Dakota Ridge is a great place to raise a family.
Dakota Ridge | Real Estate
Dakota Ridge has a great variety of homes for sale and rent. You can find condos, apartment, townhouses, small family houses, and even million-dollar mansions in this neighborhood.
Compiled from last quarter’s statistics, the median sale price of a house in Dakota Ridge was $650,000, though there are certainly homes to be found in a lower price range.
The average listing price of a new house in Dakota Ridge is currently around $603,000, but that price has been dropping weekly. If this trend continues, you can look to buy a new home in Dakota Ridge for an excellent price over the next year or two.
There aren’t many homes in foreclosure currently, which is pretty telling of the residents’ finances. This is, for the most part, a well-to-do community.
In recent weeks, 24 homes have been sold. With only 28 on the market right now, that means the turn-over rate for selling homes is pretty high in this popular neighborhood. So if you found it necessary to sell your house in the future, you can be sure that it won’t stay on the market for terribly long.
Dakota Ridge is a community with something for everyone–and everyone’s budget–that offers plenty of opportunity for fun, calm, relaxation, and adventure.
Learn more about Boulder neighborhoods here. I am a Denver/Boulder area real estate agent. If you have any questions as a seller or are considering a home purchase in the region, please contact me.