Highlands Ranch

Highlands Ranch was named one of the nation’s best communities for public school excellence, home affordability, growth and prosperity by Nerdwallet and Businessweek, and was ranked by Forbes as one of the top places to move in the nation. The community has a population of approx. 103,000 people. Highlands Ranch is located 12 miles south of Denver in Douglas County and offers a wonderful quality of life and opportunities for an active lifestyle.


Natural Beauty and Outdoor Living

Highlands Ranch is a 22,000-acre master-planned community 12 miles south of Denver. Located on the eastern bank of Chatfield Reservoir and nestled against the stunning backdrop of the Rocky Mountains, Highlands Ranch offers over 2,000 acres of open space.  With 61% dedicated to non-urban uses, including public parks and over 60 miles of trails, it's a haven for walking, running, and biking enthusiasts. The original cattle ranch property was owned by Lawrence Phipps Jr., one of the original owners of the Denver Broncos.


Family-Friendly Living

Highlands Ranch is a large suburban community with various neighborhoods, each offering its own unique characteristics and amenities. Some key neighborhoods within Highlands Ranch include:  BackCountry, Northridge, Southridge, Eastridge and Westridge. 

Recreation and Amenities

The Highlands Ranch Town Center is an urban, pedestrian-friendly community area full of restaurants, shops, a library, and municipal offices which is extremely popular on the weekends. Town Center is also home to many restaurants such as Old Blinking Light, Landsdown Arms and First Watch. Summer farmers markets and holiday events are held in town center as well. Not far from Town Center are many Microbreweries such as Prost, Grist, eateries such as Lazy Dog, Postino Wine Bar, Red Robin and Los Dos Portillos Mexican to mention a few.


Top-Rated Education and Safety

For families with a focus on education, Highlands Ranch boasts top-rated schools that emphasize academic excellence. With over 19 elementary schools, four middle schools, five high schools, and numerous daycare facilities. Highlands Ranch is a safe place to call home, with crime rates that are impressively 34% lower than the Colorado average.


Community Engagements and Events

The Highlands Ranch Community Association (HRCA) is a nationally award-winning nonprofit organization for home owners in Highlands Ranch. The HRCA maintains four state-of-the-art recreation centers, provides architectural control and covenant enforcement, programs, fitness, sports and educational opportunities, manages the Backcountry Wilderness Area, and hosts over 100 community events annually. HRCA operates four full-scale, state-of-the-art recreation centers offer a climbing wall, a channel pool, a batting cage, and backcountry outdoor activities in the summer.  Highlands Ranch Golf Club is the home course for the University of Denver golf team. The Highlands Ranch Community Association maintains a close relationship with the Douglas County Sheriffs office to insure a low crime rate and the safety of this vibrant and active community.


Find Homes for Sale in Highlands Ranch

Highlands Ranch is the perfect balance between urban accessibility and suburban tranquility. Let Kim Harp Realty be your trusted partner and gateway to Highlands Ranch homes for sale. Explore our curated listings, and let us help you find the perfect home in this exceptional community. Your dream home in Highlands Ranch awaits, and the journey begins here with Kim Harp Realty. Discover the unparalleled charm of Highlands Ranch homes for sale, where lifestyle meets opportunity.

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