Rent to Own Homes near Dakota Ridge, CO

Top Four Reasons to Live in Dakota Ridge, CO

  • Located in a mountaineering paradise, Dakota Ridge is a popular destination for bird watchers, climbers and hikers. With just 32,005 residents, Dakota Ridge is small enough to support close community ties, yet large enough to offer a wide variety of employment opportunities and recreational activities. A grid pattern of large north-south and east-west roads makes getting lost a thing of the past in this city. On the western border, State Highway 470 allows quick access to US Highways 285 and 85 for rapid connection to all the major cities in the region.

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  • Growing home prices! Median house prices in Dakota Ridge are slightly higher than the rest of the state. In 2012, homes averaged approximately $262,000 to Colorado's state average of $235,000. Perhaps this is due to the area's great mix of national and international restaurants, including Iwayama Sushi and Da Big Kahuna Bistro and Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill.
  • Close housing proximity to the tastiest food in Colorado! Renters in the market for apartments or rent to own homes can expect to pay an average of $1,133 per month. Those looking for a rental house can look at the neighborhood around Denver Street. There are also condos available in the community around Ralston Street. Those renting close to the downtown area give the variety of comfort food restaurants like Hardey's: A Hot Dog Revolution and Johnny Mac's Cafe a rave review. Of course, these pale in comparison to the refreshments available at Dakota Ridge's favorite annual event, the South Denver Beer Festival. One low ticket price gains admission to live music and an unlimited sampling of local and national brews.
  • Plenty of opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts! Camping at Bear Creek Lake Park is second to none and Dakota Ridge has a long list of high-quality retailers like 123 Mountain specializing in outdoor gear. If adding heart-stopping thrills to daily life sounds appealing, check out the expert guides at Rocky Mountain Adventure. They specialize in white water rafting and promise a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
  • Open spaces for recreation! Many Dakota Ridge neighborhoods boast close proximity to one of the area's many parks and green spaces. In the northwest corner, residents enjoy Weaver Creek and Weaver Hollow Parks. In the northeast corner, residents enjoy Harriman Lake Park. Homeowners and renters in the city center have nearby options including Trappers Glen Park and Blue Heron Park. The southern section of the city has easy access to Powderhorn and Westbury Parks.