Zip Code – 80104
Elementary – Castle Rock
Middle – Mesa
High School – Douglas County
HOA Name – Pristine Communities
HOA Phone Number – 303-663-3615
HOA Web Site – metzlerranchhoa.com
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Metzler Ranch Overview
A thriving community near the center of Castle Rock, Colorado, Metzler Ranch combines affordable housing with spectacular views, the great outdoors, and modern amenities—it’s Coloradan living at its best. Metzler Ranch is located near the heart of Castle Rock, the largest town in Colorado and consistently ranked among the best places to live in America. With apartments, townhouses, and single-family houses for sale, Metzler Ranch Castle Rock CO has a diverse population of young professionals, singles, and families, and is close to both the entertainment of Castle Rock & the unparalleled outdoor recreation that Colorado is known for.
Metzler Ranch Castle Rock CO Location
Bisected by Founders Parkway, the Metzler Ranch subdivision has properties on both sides of this busy highway. Metzler has easy access to both Interstate-25 and Founders Parkway and all of the big box stores, eateries, and grocers that line these busy highways. Metzler is located within walking distance of a Walmart, dry cleaners, auto body shops, Target, Verizon, ATMs, Chick-fil-A, Natural Grocers, and much more.
Metzler’s location makes hectic mornings a bit less hectic. Both the local elementary and high schools are about 2 miles away while Mesa Middle School is a 12-minute drive, depending on traffic. Castle Rock is situated between Denver and Colorado Springs, making it ideal for busy commuting families. Both cities are less than 40 minutes away while the Denver Tech Center is about a 20-minute drive.
For those who love the great outdoors, and few Coloradans don’t love the great outdoors, Metzler Ranch has a number of options. Metzler Ranch Park is located within walking distance of much of the neighborhood while Castlewood Canyon State Park is a 15-minute drive southeast.
Metzler Ranch Homes Characteristics
With apartments, townhouses, and single-family houses, Metzler has a variety of affordable options for both individuals and families. The local HOA, Pristine Communities, manages and maintains the neighborhood, while providing the community with updates and events.
Metzler Ranch is not all apartments, townhomes, and houses, however. It still has land to the east available to buyers who want to design and construct their dream house. Land goes for about $400,000 for an acre in this more rural area of Metzler. The custom-built established houses in this section of the subdivision are usually worth about $1,000,000+.
Although the median listing for Metzler Ranch is about $500,000, most of the single-family houses in the area sell for around $300,000 for 2,000 to 3,000 square feet of living space. These houses were built in the late 1990s and early 2000s, and have about three bedrooms and three baths as well as the ample storage space necessary for the modern family. With walk-in closets and walk-out basements, these houses have the room for buyers to create their ideal entertainment or family space. All Metzler houses are constructed to give owners maximum natural light and optimal views of the rolling Coloradan terrain, always the best features of any Castle Rock home.
Metzler Ranch Amenities
Metzler Ranch has the best of both worlds: endless open space and opportunities to explore the great outdoors and modern stores and restaurants within walking distance. Many houses in Metzler open out to a greenbelt, creating a rural experience even within the largest town in Colorado. Metzler Ranch Park is a short drive or walk from most Metzler properties. With in-line rinks, skate park, playground, turf fields, rentable picnic pavilion, and paved trails, Metzler Park is perfect for families of all ages.
Castlewood Canyon State Park recently acquired 167 acres of land in Metzler Park, adding to its extensive grounds. The park perfectly preserves Colorado’s native vegetation topography including Ponderosa pine forest, oak shrub, rock outcroppings, and Cherry Creek. Wildlife such as coyote, black bear, red fox, mule deer, and numerous species of bird live in the park. Castlewood Canyon State Park is 2,303 acres of beautiful Coloradan nature with 13 miles of hiking trails and opportunities for horseback riding, rock climbing, picnicking, and bird watching.
Children of Metzler Ranch attend Douglas County public schools, which are nationally recognized for their academic excellence. All of the local public schools, Castle Rock Elementary School, Mesa Middle School, and Douglas County High School, are less than 15 minutes away. The neighborhood of Metzler is conveniently close to charming Castle Rock as well as the many stores and shops that line Founders Parkway. While Founders Parkway is the prime location for grocers like King Soopers, conveniences stores like Walmart, favorite fast food chains like Taco Bell and Starbucks, department stores like Target, and big box stores like Home Depot, picturesque downtown Castle Rock is known for its locally owned eateries, specialty boutiques, and independent shops.
The new Castle Rock Adventist Hospital, which is fully equipped with an ER and 50 beds, is less than 10 minutes away from Metzler, giving residents unprecedented access to top-notch healthcare when they need it most. The Castle Ranch Community Recreation Center, which has events, fitness classes, room rentals, art courses, and a pool, is just 5 minutes away.
The Outlets at Castle Rock, the third largest outlets in the United States, are just minutes from Metzler via either I-25 or Founders Parkway. The outlets have over 100 name brands like Calvin Klein, Aldo, Columbia Sportswear, H&M, Coach, Michael Kors, the North Face, and more. Known as a retail resort, Park Meadows Mall is just 15 minutes up I-25, giving Metzler Residents, access to upscale brands and favorites such as Urban Outfitters, GUESS, Lucky Brand Jeans, and LUSH as well as a variety of restaurants and cafes.