Community Spotlight: BackCountry in Highlands Ranch, CO


Open to homebuyers of all ages, BackCountry is a gated active lifestyle community that offers new and resale homes available in a variety of styles and price ranges. The Highlands Ranch, Colorado, community features 13 enclaves that will contain approximately 1,117 homes from 10 home model collections upon completion. Three of these home model collections will feature single-family ranch homes for a total of 283 luxury ranch homes that appeal to active adult homebuyers.

Living in BackCountry allows residents to stay “Wild at Heart.” With an 8,200-acre wilderness area right in the community’s backyard, abundant open space, and miles of trails, this active lifestyle community makes it easy for homeowners to embrace the great outdoors.

Situated in the suburbs of south Denver, this gated, master-planned community earned recognition in 2011 as a Community of the Year by the Home Builders Association of Metro Denver. Active adult homebuyers seeking homes for sale in Colorado will discover new homes, resort-style amenities, and abundant natural beauty in BackCountry. 

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