Heather Gardens - Aurora, CO

Heather Gardens Overview

Heather Gardens in Aurora, Colorado is a 55+ active adult community fourteen miles southeast of downtown Denver. Constructed between 1973 and 1986, Heather Gardens offers a variety of housing options in a beautiful 198-acre park-like setting.

Active adult homebuyers are drawn to the resort-style amenities, vibrant lifestyle, and affordable homes inside of Heather Gardens. This established community even offers golf and on-site dining in a prime location.

Heather Gardens Amenities

Heather Gardens in Aurora, Colorado surrounds a 9-hole executive golf course with scenic ponds and beautiful walking trails. Residents enjoy the 50,000 square-foot clubhouse, where they can exercise in the indoor pool or fitness center equipped with locker rooms. Heather Gardens' homeowners can use the arts and crafts studio, ceramics studio, or woodshop to enjoy their favorite hobbies. The ballroom is the perfect place to attend a community party or host an event. With Rendezvous Restaurant on site, active adults can meet friends for dinner right within their community.

Outdoors, residents can relax at the resort-style pool, challenge friends to a match on the tennis courts or horseshoe pits, or use enjoy the community garden and picnic area.

Heather Gardens Homes & Real Estate

Heather Gardens 2,426 residences. A wide variety of housing options are available. A majority of the units are contained in five mid-rise buildings that are three and six stories tall. There are also town homes and duplexes for sale. The homes in Heather Gardens offer some of the best real estate values of any active adult community in the Denver area.

Association fees cover full use of the community amenities including the clubhouse and various classes. The fee also includes building maintenance, insurance, water, sewer and heat. Homeowners are responsible for their property taxes and utilities.

Heather Gardens Lifestyle

A full-time activities director continually promotes a vibrant and active lifestyle with a variety of clubs, classes, events and activities. Residents can join any of the 40 clubs and interest groups where they can share in their passions with like-minded individuals. Some popular activities include bowling, billiards, gardening, golf, card games, sports, and support groups.


Heather Gardens is located in Aurora, Colorado. This active adult community is situated in Arapahoe County just east of Interstate 225. It just 22 minutes away from Denver with easy access to Interstate 25, too. Denver International Airport is just a 25-minute drive away.

A variety of retail shops and services, including medical facilities, are within minutes of Heather Gardens. In addition, nearby Cherry Creek State Park provides fishing, boating, hiking and biking opportunities. A light rail line provides service from the southeast Denver area to downtown Denver. Heather Gardens is a wonderful resort-style community in a much sought-after area.



Price Range: High $100s – Low $400s

A majority of the units in Heather Gardens are arranged in mid-rise condo buildings with elevators. The condos are arranged in several building styles known as Alpha, Somerset, Seville, Atrium, and Omega. There are 12 Alpha, 12 Somerset, 6 Seville, 4 Atrium, and 1 Omega building for a total of 35. There are 2,110 condominiums in these 35 buildings. The Alpha building has four stories, the Omega three stories, and all others are six-story buildings. All units (except Alpha) include underground parking and in-unit laundry hookup. There are approximately twelve different floor plans to choose from that range from cozy 1-bedroom 780 square-foot units to spacious 2,364 square-foot three-bedroom units.

Model Name Sq. Ft. Beds Baths Garage
780 780 1 1 1
865 865 1 1 1
1050 1,050 2 1 1
1077 1,077 1 + Den or 2 1.5 1
1200 1,200 1 + Den or 2 2 1
1400 1,400 2 + Den 2 1
1400 1,400 2 2 1
1400 1,400 2 + Den or 3 2 1
1730 1,730 2 2 1
1839 1,839 2 + Den or 3 3 1
2002 2,002 2 + Den or 3 3 1
2364 2,364 2 + Den or 3 3 1



Price Range: High $100s – Low $400s

There are 252 duplex homes in Heather Gardens. Known as Country Place Patio Homes, these residences are very popular with retirees who prefer a single-story dwelling. All duplexes include a fireplace, two-car attached garage, central heating (forced air natural gas), private patio, and most have full basements. Each unit is attached to one other unit via a common wall. There are four models of duplex homes that range from 926 to 1,663 square feet.

Model Name Sq. Ft. Beds Baths Garage
926 926 2 2 2
1172 1,172 2 2 2
1372 1,372 3 2 2
1663 1,663 2 + Den 3 2



Price Range: High $100s – Low $400s

There are 64 townhomes in Heather Gardens. All two-story units have identical floor plans that are 1,658 square feet. Each unit includes a full basement, three bedrooms, two-and-a-half bathrooms, fireplace, attached two-car garage, central heating (forced air natural gas), private outdoor courtyard and private patio. Many of the townhomes overlook the golf course.

Model Name Sq. Ft. Beds Baths Garage
1658 1,658 2 + Den or 3 2.5 or 3.5 2

Heather Gardens Amenities

  • Clubhouse - 50,000 Sq. Ft.
  • Rendezvous Restaurant
  • Lounge with Fireplace
  • Ballroom
  • Fitness Center
  • Locker Rooms
  • Indoor Pool & Spa
  • Billiards Room
  • Card Room
  • Table Tennis
  • Ceramics Studio
  • Arts & Crafts Studio
  • Woodworking Shop
  • Computers
  • Library
  • Outdoor Pool
  • 9-Holes Heather Gardens Golf Course
  • Putting Green
  • Golf Pro Shop
  • 2 Tennis Courts
  • Horseshoe Pits
  • Walking & Biking Trails
  • Scenic Ponds
  • Picnic Area
  • Gardening Areas
  • R.V. Parking

Heather Gardens Clubs, Groups, Activities & Classes

There are plenty of activities available in Heather Gardens. Here is a sample of some of the clubs, activities and classes offered here.

  • 500 Club
  • 55 Bowling League
  • ACBL Duplicate Bridge
  • Arts and Craft Fair
  • Aurora Republican Women (ARW)
  • Billiards
  • Breakfast Optimist
  • Bunko
  • Caregiver Support Group
  • Colorado Symphony Guild
  • Columbine Belles Social Club
  • Crossroads - AA Fellowship
  • Daughters of the Nile
  • Deaf/Hard of Hearing
  • Democrats
  • Fifty (50) & Who's Counting
  • Flea Market
  • Foundation
  • Friends of Colorado Boys Ranch
  • Frolics
  • Gardening
  • Genealogy
  • Grief Support Group
  • Hand & Foot
  • Harmoneers
  • High 12
  • Kiwanis
  • Ladies First Friday Bridge
  • Ladies Golf
  • Low-Vision Support Group
  • Luncheon Optimist
  • Mac User's Group
  • Mah Jongg
  • Men's Bridge
  • Men's Golf
  • Men with a Purpose
  • Mexican Train Dominoes
  • NARFE (National Association for Retired Federal Employees)
  • Order of Eastern Star
  • P.E.O. Group
  • Parkinson Support Group
  • Photography
  • Ping Pong
  • Pinochle
  • Republicans
  • Round Table Book Review
  • Shriner
  • Society of Military Widows
  • Stamp Collectors
  • Tennis
  • TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly)
  • Visiting Nurse Association (VNA)
  • Visually Impaired Support Group
  • Wine & Cheese Club
  • Women and Investing
  • Woodworking
  • Writing
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Heather Gardens
2888 South Heather Gardens Way
Aurora, CO 80014
Arapahoe County

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Got a chance to visit this community today and it was highly impressive. I enjoyed the layout of the clubhouse and how it all attaches to the restaurant. There are so many people here out doing active things like swimming, walking, and golfing. Would highly recommend coming to see it.

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Heather Gardens
2888 South Heather Gardens Way
Aurora, CO 80014
Arapahoe County

Real Estate/Home Sales:  (720) 633-9780
Association/Clubhouse: (303) 751-2390

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