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Erie Colorado

Erie has become a popular location to live.  This is thanks to its thriving old downtown area, it’s parks, schools and proximity to both Boulder and Denver. Erie is mostly new to newish neighborhoods since it has taken off in the last 10 years.  There are a few acreage gems and old downtown homes to mix it up.  Whether you enjoy mountain views, living on a golf course or being close to everything you need, moving to Erie Colorado might be right for you.

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Location of Erie Colorado

Thinking of Moving to Erie Colorado?  Erie is in a perfect location for commuting. Located North to Northwest of Denver you get mountain views with easy interstate access. If you are working in Denver you are about 25 minutes from downtown.  A lot of people living in Erie work in Boulder which is a straight shot West and will take you about 15-20 minutes.  Looking to get to DIA you are just a 25 – 30 minute drive. 

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Mountain Vies

Nearly all neighborhoods in Erie Colorado yield Mountain views.

The Dump

A bit of an eyesore, there are a few neighborhoods that are in the way of the local dump too.

Community Feel

Erie has a close-knit community feel. Many of my clients mention and appreciate this.

Property Taxes

Due to higher home prices and a lot of Metro Districts, property taxes are higher in Erie then surrounding towns to the North and East.

Parks and Open Space

Erie has a plethora of parks and open spaces. From small neighborhood parks to large open spaces with trails.

Suburban Feel

Not everyone loves the endless neighborhood feel that Erie has.


Located within 30 minutes of most major employment areas makes Erie an appealing town.

House Prices

Closer to Boulder yields higher prices. This makes Erie pricier then surrounding towns and suburbs.

Old Downtown

Old town Erie is one of the cuter old downtown areas. Restaurants, cafes, breweries and small locally owned businesses are the heart of downtown.

Oil and Gas

Weld County has more lenient oil and gas rules. This means the Weld County side of Erie you will find housing developments built around active oil and gas wells.  Check the GIS maps for more info on each neighborhood.

Home Styles In Erie Colorado

Erie Colorado homes for sale.  Erie is mostly made up of newer subdivisions as it had an explosion of growth in the last 10-15 years.  There are some great home options in Erie.  You can live on a golf course, back up to open space, enjoy great mountain views or live in a original Erie cottage close to downtown.  In between that you also have air hanger homes, acreages and condos/towhomes.


erie golf course homes

Looking for Erie homes on a golf course?  You are in luck.  Erie is home to the Colorado National Golf Club.  This championship golf course is surrounded by neighborhoods.  This means plenty of homes backing up to the course. Homes start at around $800,000 and go up from there.


erie homes on land

If you are looking in the Erie neighborhoods for acreages then you may get sad. However, on the outskirts of Erie you can find Erie homes on land. From a acre up you can find old farm homes to remodeled gems. These homes start at $700,000 and range into the millions.


erie Neighborhood homes

If you are looking for the Erie Colorado neighborhood feel there is no shortage. From neighborhoods with large community pools and recreational areas to smaller more intimate neighborhoods there is no lack of choice. Starting from $250,000 for a condo and ranging into the millions for a larger home with mountain views prices vary here in Erie.


Whether you are looking for a local neighborhood school or a different educational experience, Erie has it. Spread across St Vrain Valley School District and Boulder Valley School District you can make the right choice for you children when it comes to Erie Colorado schools. This is not an extensive list of schools in Erie just a mix of choices.

A neighborhood elementary school with a movement focus. Red Hawk is located in the St Vrain Valley school district. Red Hawk Elementary is also an environmentally focused school.  See more about their programs.

Aspen Prep School is a preschool through 8th grade. This charter school is committed too small class sizes and personalized education plans.  Located on the South side of Erie the Charter schools is not associated with a larger school district. Want to know more, find it here.

Soaring Heights is a STEM focused school in Erie.  Within the St Vrain School District this school focused on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math and runs from K-8th grade. Want a STEM school in Erie here you go!

Erie middle school is the only middle school within Erie boundaries.  It is run through St Vrain Valley School district. The school uses a research informed practice to develop their educational plans for middle school students.  Here is where you can find the information you need.

The only high school in Erie, Erie High has a huge marching band and sports focus.  This is in addition to their rigorous academics.  When you go to band contests you definitely know Erie has arrived though.  Want to know more about their programs, find that here.

Places of Interest

Wondering what to do in Erie Colorado? Here are some options you might enjoy!

This championship course gives you an amazing golf experience. Mountain Views, 18 holes and an award-winning restaurant. If you are a seasoned golfer this is the place to be.

Looking for unique restaurants, coffee shops to work from or a good place to grab a drink?  Downtown is the place to go in Erie. One of my favorite restaurants for cocktails and Tapis is Piripi!

Indoor pool with a lazy river, pickleball courts, exercise classes?  All of these things can be found at the Erie Community Center. Then you can head out to the skate park, splash pad and playground for some fresh air.

Fall and Summer fun can be found at Anderson Farms!  In Summer you can pick your own sunflowers and take amazing photos in the sunflower fields.  In Fall there is a whole festival with all kinds of fun fall activities as well as pumpkin picking. 

During late Spring and into Fall you can find the Erie Farmers Market set up.  Thursday afternoons on Briggs Street are hopping with a wide array of vendors and fun.

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