Welcome to Close in the Boulder Mountains
Peaceful and private with majestic mountain views
Boulder Canyon, Boulder Heights, Flagstaff Mountain, Pine Brook Hill, and Sunshine Canyon. From Boulder Canyon to Pine Brook Hill, each neighborhood offers something unique among its mountainous backdrop, including stunning views, amenities, accessibility, and green spaces.
Boulder Canyon's panoramic mountain vistas and rock-climbing routes are ideal for those looking for a bit of adventure. At the same time, Boulder Heights offers more traditional suburban living with large homes and sprawling lots. Sunlight Canyon has plenty of outdoor recreation opportunities, rolling hills, trails, and adventure sports like rock climbing and kayaking. Meanwhile, Flagstaff Mountain is a popular spot for nature enthusiasts, as it boasts spectacular views of the continental divide. Lastly, Pine Brook Hill provides a rustic retreat away from Boulder's hustle and bustle — ideal for those seeking peace and quiet away from city life.
The predominant home architecture in these neighborhoods varies according to one's specific preference. Here, contemporary condominiums, luxurious townhomes, single-family homes, and historic dwellings dating back decades or centuries possess a unique charm. No matter where one chooses to live within this spectacular region, they're sure to be met with picture-perfect scenery, unmatched local amenities, and all the benefits of being close to nature yet still having easy access to big-city attractions.
What to Love
- Breathtaking mountain scenery
- Endless outdoor activities
- Close to the city of Boulder
- Peaceful, private Colorado living
A day in the life for those local to these Boulder Mountain communities combines outdoor adventure and suburban comfort. In the morning, residents are greeted with stunning views as they emerge from their homes and make their way to town for errands or work. Hiking trails, bike paths, and scenic drives offer various ways to explore nature. In contrast, convenient access to nearby urban centers, such as the city of Boulder, offers all the amenities one would expect, including fine dining establishments, upscale shops, cultural attractions, and entertainment for all ages and interests.
The general vibe of these mountain communities is relaxed yet active. Locals take advantage of both worlds by exploring the great outdoors moments from their front doors and heading into nearby Boulder for first-rate luxuries and opportunities. The overall ambiance of these areas provides a peaceful respite in nature and a strong sense of community.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
delivers iconic fine dining amid a window-encased establishment that dates back to 1929. The venue contains several outdoor terraces where patrons can enjoy their meals amid stunning views from Flagstaff Mountain. The menu is full of sophisticated American dishes with creative touches, and a dedicated staff is always available to provide exceptional service. With its historical charm, delectable cuisine, and majestic settings, Flagstaff House is a must for locals and visitors alike.
Just northeast of Flagstaff House, Steakhouse No. 316
is a premier steakhouse where locals enjoy a compelling selection of dry-aged steaks, fresh seafood, and craft cocktails in a warm and inviting atmosphere. Whether for an intimate dinner for two or a night out with family or friends, Steakhouse No. 316 is sure to exceed expectations.
Located in the Boulder Canyon neighborhood, Upslope Brewing Company
is a craft beer hotspot for locals and tourists alike. With trendy ales, lagers, and special releases available throughout the year, patrons can quench their thirst while supporting a beloved local establishment.
The Armory Apartments
is a new 201-unit residential development located on the grounds of a previous Colorado National Guard post in the heart of North Boulder's (NoBo) Art District. The development contains its own residential village, complete with upscale restaurants and retail shops, making it easy for Boulder Mountains locals to enjoy a night out with friends and family.
Things to Do
Residents close to Boulder, Colorado, enjoy a variety of annual festivals, events, activities, and cultural attractions. For more than 30 years, locals have kicked off the summer with the Boulder Creek Festival
. This three-day iconic event celebrates the city's vibrant culture with live music, art exhibits, and various activities.
The Colorado Shakespeare Festival
at the University of Colorado’s Mary Rippon Outdoor Theatre is another popular local event where attendees enjoy classic Shakespearean plays under the stars.
is a National Historic Landmark offering breathtaking views and a seemingly unending list of recreational opportunities like hiking, biking, and more.
Finally, locals love The Museum of Boulder
for its fun and fascinating exhibits that detail the city's history and culture. Explore the arts, sciences, and local history through interactive displays, lectures, and workshops.