Dreaming of having a golf course in your own backyard? Living in a golf course community is just about as close as you can get to having your own private course.
These Denver golf courses are situated within their own respective 55+ communities where residents can access the facilities right around the corner from their own home. In addition to having convenient access to golf courses near Denver—with the beautiful, mountainous scenery of Colorado as a backdrop—many golf course communities also have an array of resort-style amenities.
The following communities are excellent options for homebuyers who want to live near a golf course in the Denver area. Read on for more information and contact 55places.com to find the ideal golf course community for you.
Low $500s - High $600s
The Green Valley Ranch Golf Club is the focal point of Fairway Villas at Green Valley Ranch. This award-winning 18-hole, par-72 championship course is surrounded by scenic ponds, wetlands, and well-maintained grounds. In addition to the main course, there’s also a nine-hole, a par-three challenge course, a full range of practice facilities, and a pro shop. Residents of this community enjoy exclusive rates, preferred tee times, and discounts at the pro shop and dining facilities. Competitive golfers can also take part in the annual Colorado Opens Tournament, right in their own backyard.
The community consists of 220 single-family and attached homes available on a resale basis. There are 17 floor plans ranging from 1,413 to 3,840 square feet. Layouts include two to five bedrooms, one-and-a-half to four bathrooms, and an attached two-car garage.
Aside from the golf facilities, additional amenities include a 7,400-square-foot clubhouse with a fitness room, a lap pool/spa, hobby rooms, a library, and a cafe. There are indoor and outdoor kitchen spaces for residents to use, with the latter also providing a dining terrace and fire pit. Residents can also enjoy an outdoor pool and walking/biking trails throughout the community. A full-time activity director curates a year-round calendar of social activities and events including clubs, parties, classes, and more.
High $600s - High $700s
Village of Cortona is a community of attached, patio-style homes. The main draw for many residents is The Club at Flying Horse, a golf club with two private, 18-hole courses designed by Tom Weiskopf and Phil Smith. There’s also a pro shop and a full range of practice facilities staffed by golf instructors, providing residents with everything they need to be at the peak of their game. Village of Cortona residents are given a free Social Fitness membership to The Club at Flying Horse, with the option to purchase additional membership packages.
The 54 attached homes in Village of Cortona come in four floor plans that range from 2,929 to 4,298 square feet. The homes feature two to five bedrooms and two to four-and-a-half bathrooms, with an attached two-car garage.
In addition to the optional golf amenities, the free Social Fitness membership provides residents with access to a state-of-the-art fitness center, a private bar and grill, indoor and outdoor pools, walking/biking trails, as well as courts for basketball, volleyball, and tennis. There are also plenty of social activities and events to enjoy, including fitness classes, concerts, and wine tastings.
High $500s - High $600s
The Patios at Highland Meadows is a community of patio-style homes within the master-planned community of Highland Meadows. The Highland Meadows Golf Course is an 18-hole, par-71, links-style course, and it’s one of the premier daily fee public courses in the Denver area. Fans of professional golf will particularly enjoy having this course right in their backyard as it’s the host of the annual PGA Tour Korn Ferry Qualifier as well as a number of other USGA and Colorado Golf Association championship tournaments and qualifiers.
There are a total of 50 attached homes in this community, available on a resale basis. The home models range from 1,861 to 4,338 square feet and feature two to four bedrooms, two to three-and-a-half bathrooms, and an attached two-car garage.
Residents have the option to purchase an additional membership to the Highland Meadows Tennis Center that provides access to even more amenities, including indoor and outdoor tennis courts, tennis practice facilities with on-site instructors, a fitness center, and an outdoor pool. In the golf course clubhouse, there’s also a pro shop and a tavern for convenient dining. All residents also have access to a five-acre park with walking/biking trails.