Foothills of Loveland & Berthoud
Mountain Living at its Finest
Residents living in the foothills of Loveland and Berthoud enjoy private mountain retreats and easy access to urban amenities. Carter Lake is a popular destination in the area for camping, boating and fishing. A swim beach invites residents and visitors to bury their toes in the sand, have a summer picnic and enjoy the beautiful mountain setting. At nearby Pinewood Reservoir residents have year-round access to this recreational playground as well as panoramic views of Longs Peak and Meeker. Throughout the area you can find large acreage properties, gated ranch properties, custom homes and land waiting to be built on. In the residential areas like Newell Lake Veiw and Pinewood you will find properties ranging from classic mountain homes and horse properties to more contemporary single-family ranch style homes. Other popular residential areas include: Carter Lake Heights, Kistler, Pittington Ranch, Pole Hill Road, Saddle Notch and Sedona Hills.
Foothills of Loveland & Berthoud at a Glance
Location: Foothills of the Rocky Mountains, just outside of Loveland and Berthoud
Weather: About 300 sunny days a year, with low humidity
Foothills of Loveland & Berthoud at Work
Major Loveland employers include the Thompson School District, McKee Medical Center, Hach Company, Agrium, Heska Corporation, Agilent Technologies, Constant Contact, and GE Energy Control Systems. No single industry accounts for more than 15% of the market which makes for a diverse mix of industries.
The unemployment rate in Larimer County is approximately 3.7%, which is lower than the national average. There is plenty of opportunity to be had in the Loveland-Fort Collins area. Click here to a view list of major industries in Northern Colorado: http://northerncolorado.com/industries.
Foothills of Loveland & Berthoud at Play
The lake, hiking trails and campgrounds of Carter Lake are always ready for play. The Marina Store is stocked with camping and boating equipment as well as concession food. Click here to view a photo gallery of 4th of July fun on the lake. Wildlife in the area includes families of foxes and wild turkeys. Fisherman can expect to catch trout, walleye, and bass.
At nearby Pinewood Reservoir, residents in the area have year-round access to the water, Pinewood Campground, Ramsay-Shockey Trailhead and Blue Mountain Trailhead. The reservoir is stocked for fishing (trout, tiger muskie) and in the warmer months is ideal for wake-less boating.
Aside from outdoor recreation, Loveland has a variety of cultural attractions and shopping to offer. Being nationally and internationally recognized as a major center for Art, you can find a plethora of fine sculptures throughout Loveland like the Benson Park Sculpture Garden, and there is always an art event to be found both indoors and out. If you don’t feel like putting in a day of walking trails and parks, you can put in a day of walking shopping centers and local attractions instead.
Foothills of Loveland & Berthoud at School
Residents in the area are served by the Thompson R2-J school district. Thompson School District is high ranking within the state of Colorado, and students here test above the state average on ACT tests which determine their college eligibility. Higher education opportunities include Aims Community College and Regis University located in Loveland, with larger universities like Colorado State University and University of Colorado located in cities nearby.
Find Your New Home or Land in the Foothills of Loveland & Berthoud
Call me at (970) 231-4172 to get more information about real estate in the Foothills of Loveland & Berthoud, and set up an appointment to view homes and land for sale in the area. I look forward to working with you!
Foothills of Loveland & Berthoud Homes for Sale
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