Best Custom Home Communities in Denver

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As droves of visitors turned transplants have discovered in recent years, Denver is an amazing place to call home. With something for everyone, from the bougie retail and fine dining options, to a vibrant arts and entertainment scene, and the endless outdoor fun options all year long – what’s not to love?

The unrelenting demand has impacted the Denver Metro’s real estate sector, driving home and lot prices from the lack of inventory. The discerning home buyer wants the reassurance that the investment in the home and land will continue to steadily appreciate for years to come. There are many communities to consider building in, some are recently developed while others have been long established. Let’s take a closer look at the best communities in Denver to build a custom home in, and what each has to offer.

Buell Mansion Cherry Hills III

Buell Mansion - Photo 1

The Buell Mansion neighborhood or “The Buell” to which it is often referred is one of the newest subdivisions in Cherry Hills Village. This 116 acre site at Hampden Avenue and University Boulevard began welcoming new residents in early 2000. The Buell has over 100 homes in its midst along with some land parcels still for sale. Its namesake, Temple Hoyne Buell, was one of Colorado’s preeminent architects and owned the vast majority of the land prior to his death in 1990. Home sites range from one-third acre to 2 ½ acres, and there are numerous architectural styles sure to please the most discriminating buyer. The Buell is a gated community with entrances on both Hampden and University, and features the Club at Buell Mansion. Residents enjoy swimming, tennis, croquet and billiards. Also nestled in the development is a small lake, nature trails and breathtaking views.

Source: USAJ Realty

Castle Pines Village


The Village at Castle Pines, Colorado is an exceptional residential community – it’s a place of beauty, of high standards and quality service – a neighborhood where families can enjoy nature, first class amenities and feel comfortable and safe.  Cradled among the rock outcroppings, with panoramic views, it offers a quiet forested retreat with easy access to south Denver.  It is a private luxury community with world-class golf courses that has been carefully crafted to incorporate homes without depleting its unique natural environment and abundant wildlife.

The gated, covenant-controlled community of The Village at Castle Pines is managed by a professional in-house staff.  The Village at Castle Pines offers homeowners five tennis courts, three pools, a fitness center facility, a sport court with basketball and pickleball, three pocket parks, two playing fields, and an event pavilion with barbecue grills.  In addition, two private Jack Nicklaus golf courses are located within the community.  The Village lies at an elevation of 6,000 to 6,500 feet along the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains with spectacular views of Pikes Peak, Mount Evans and the Rocky Mountains.

Source: The Village Castle Pines

Cherry Creek Country Club

Cherry Creek Country Club : Luxury Lifestyle Homes : Denver, Colorado

When people think about Denver, Colorado homes for sale, Cherry Creek Country Club is often cited as the ultimate in Denver country club living. Nestled in the Southeast area of Denver Colorado, Cherry Creek Country Club is a much sought after destination for exquisite Colorado luxury homes and prime real estate. This luxury community boasts an incredible living experience that includes one of Colorado’s premier golf courses, the award-winning Nicklaus-Designed Golf Course as well as the Club HouseSpa, fitness center, pool, tennis courts and European-inspired grounds. Considered as one of Denver’s premier country clubs, this gated development offers non-stop luxury living.

Source: Cherry Creek CC

Cherry Hills Village

This six-bedroom, custom home sitting in the gated community of Cherry Hills Park is currently asking for $6.35 million.

Recently named the second-richest city in the U.S., Chery Hills Village has long attracted the well-heeled looking for their slice of Colorado’s natural splendor while still enjoying quick access to downtown Denver, 10 miles to the north.

Once an enclave of weekend cottages for city dwellers and a few large country estates, the village is now the setting for 10,000-square-foot mansions, set among a gently rolling landscape of cottonwoods, horse paddocks and hiking trails, against a dramatic backdrop of Front Range mountain peaks.

The privacy provided by spacious parcels of land have helped attract the rich as well as the famous, as have its highly regarded schools, PGA-tournament-worthy golf, and the quick commute on I-25 into Denver.

Source: Mansion Global

Colorado Golf Club

Colorado National Golf Club

Now available at Colorado Golf Club are a limited number of home sites surrounded by native landscape meant to provide privacy and seclusion while still connecting you to your neighbors. Colorado Golf Club offers custom home sites averaging over 2 acres priced the $300,000’s. Breathtaking ridgetop, meadow, and wooded home sites dot the rolling hillsides. Betts Lake at Colorado Golf Club, features half to one acre lakefront home sites.

Colorado Golf Club is inspired living for those seeking an unsurpassed Golf Club experience, a secluded location, and a comfortable lifestyle. This exclusive gated community is close to everything, yet away from it all nestled in 1700 acres of pristine land with sweeping Rocky Mountain views from Pikes Peak to Longs Peak. Residents enjoy 1,000 acres dedicated to golf and preserved open space with an extensive trail network, linking homes to the Clubhouse and other facilities, great for walking and biking.

Source: Sotheby’s Realty

Crossings at High Line Canal

Harrison Oaks — Plan West Inc.

Located in the sought-after community of Greenwood Village, Crossings at High Line Canal features 11 home sites, each 2.5 acres or more with expansive retail, restaurant and recreation offerings, all within minutes of home.

Source: Koelbel


Home - Estancia Club

Estancia is a growing custom home community in Centennial. Featuring luxury home sites one 1 acre lots that offer spectacular mountain views. Access to all things outdoors and with the convenience of nearby shopping and retail. The community is located in the sought after Cherry Creek School District. Check out the very few remaining properties available in Estancia right now – they won’t be there for long.

Source: The Home Cart

Glenmoore Country Club

Glenmoor Country Club in Englewood, Colorado, USA | Golf Advisor

Glenmoor Country Club is nestled in the heart Cherry Hills Village Colorado. Glenmoor features a championship 18-hole golf course designed by world famous Pete Dye course. In 2008 Glenmoor completed its interior remodel of the clubhouse for $8M, which included display style kitchen, new locker room facilities, fitness room, massage rooms, children activity room & a spacious banquet level for hosting events. The country club offers three different pools, three outdoor tennis courts, dining & etc.

Source: DMH Homes

Heritage Estates

Heritage Estates

Heritage Estates is a community located in Lone Tree Colorado. This community is located southwest of the intersection of East Lincoln Avenue and South Yosemite Street/Ridgeway Parkway. This community began development early to mid 1990’s and continued development over the next ten years or more. Heritage Estates is located on and is built around the fairways of the Lone Tree Golf Course. Buffs Regional Park is adjacent to Heritage Estates and its close to Park Meadows Mall, I-25, C-470 & E-470.

Source: DMH Homes

The Keep

The [Secret] Keep at Cherokee Ranch

The Keep sets a new standard for town-and-country living. On the edge of Sedalia and just minutes from Castle Pines retail center and Castle Rock amenities and services, The Keep offers access and sanctuary. This unique community features 64 four- to 11-acre home sites amidst stunning Colorado scenery and wildlife, where residents will savor the escape and love the convenience.

Source: Koelbel

One Cherry Lane

One Cherry Lane gated community in Greenwood Village Colorado

If you’ve been thinking about buying a brand new home in the Denver Tech Center, located in the heart of Greenwood Village, there couldn’t be a better place than One Cherry Lane. One Cherry Lane is a low-maintenance gated enclave of luxury semi-custom ranch and two-story homes with main floor master suites. From entering the front entry gate, to the stately brick exterior walls of the community, to walking into each home, you know that there is a sense of well being and the comfort of a gated community.

This exquisite neighborhood also features a gated entry, incredible pool and cabana facility and all the lifestyle amenities that you would want within easy walking distance including some of Denver’s best restaurants and shopping venues. Orchard Station light rail is conveniently located nearby.

Source: One Cherry Lane

Polo Reserve – Columbine Polo Club

Littleton Neighborhoods, Polo Reserve, Littleton Colorado Real Estate

Polo Reserve is located in Littleton Colorado. Its location is south of Columbine Valley and north of West Mineral Avenue along South Platte Canyon Road. This neighborhood has custom built homes, built about mid 1990’s and a some after 2000. The lot size of these homes vary, with some over 2 acres and others less. This community os located in a gated, secluded area, Cooley Lake and Columbine Polo Club. This is a great neighborhood for residents into equestrian riding, being around horses & polo.

Source: DMH Homes

The Preserve

4341 N Preserve Parkway Greenwood Village, CO 80121 | MLS 2809095

Denver metro area’s most acclaimed custom-home community, now in its Final Phase, boasts lush landscaping and exceptional amenities, including a six-acre private pool/tennis courts complex, a 45-acre nature preserve and hop-on access to the Highline Canal and metro trail systems. Ideally located – minutes from the Denver Tech Center and southeast Denver business corridors – The Preserve has sustained its top-tier status throughout its three-decade evolution. Only a handful of homesites remain, varied in size to meet any lifestyle needs.

Source: Koelbel


Golf Club at Ravenna (Littleton) - 2020 All You Need to Know BEFORE You Go  (with Photos) - Tripadvisor

Welcome to Ravenna. Set against the iconic red rocks of the Dakota Hogback near Waterton Canyon, Ravenna is home to one of Colorado’s premier private golf courses and a gorgeous collection of custom homes and home sites – all amidst an unusually stunning backdrop.
Ravenna’s private gated entry is staffed around-the-clock, providing a peaceful, quiet and secure environment where you and your family can explore the beauty of the nature that surrounds you. The Club at Ravenna is a 634-acre private golf and resort lifestyle community located in Waterton Canyon by the Platte River in Southwest Denver, Colorado. With only 243 total homesites planned for the community, homeowners are assured of virtually 360-degree views of the area’s many features, including Pike National Forest, the red-rock outcroppings of the Dakota Hogback, the golf course, and the Denver skyline. Members enjoy the active golf and social events calendar, evening dinners, live music, and the overall energy that The Club provides.

Source: Ravenna

Timbers at The Pinery

Timbers at the Pinery | Parker Community | Richmond American Homes

Timbers at the Pinery is only the only area in Douglas County offering stunning combinations of luxurious custom homes, large acre lots, spectacular mountain views, open space areas through-out the community, wildlife, quality schools, extensive trails for walking and biking, and all the amenities The Timbers/Pinery has to offer. Located south of Parker and southeast of Denver, Colorado, it’s just minutes away from some of the best restaurants, breweries, shopping, cultural centers, recreation, entertainment, and sport venues available. Make your next home Timbers at the Pinery, where you can live among stands of native pine trees and rolling hills and enjoy everything Colorado has to offer!

Source: Timbers at The Pinery


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Call us today to schedule your free feasibility estimate! Know your total project cost before you commit to any decisions. We pride ourselves on a customer-oriented experience, always putting your needs first. You can reach the Thomas Sattler Homes Sales Team at <a href=”tel:7204493562″>Call (720)449-3562</a> or online at