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Cathy's Colorado Properties
PO Box 271124
Fort Collins, CO 80527
(970) 214-4911

Cathy Lund

Cathy Lund


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Fort Collins, Colorado

A Great Place to live in Colorado!

Cathy's Colorado Properties

Fort Collins, Colorado

Fort Collins is located in northern Colorado, and sits at the base of the Rocky Mountains. It is approximately 65 miles north of Denver, Colorado and about 45 miles south of Cheyenne, Wyoming. Elevation is 5,003 ft (above sea level). Geographic landmarks include Horsetooth Reservoir and Horsetooth Mountain. The names came from a tooth-shaped granite rock that dominates the city's western skyline. The Cache La Poudre River and Spring Creek River run through Fort Collins. It is also home to Colorado State University.

Fort Collins started as an army camp along the banks of the Cache La Poudre River in 1864. In 1867, the fort was decommissioned, and the army moved out of the area. Although the military was gone, a settlement remained. The first school and church opened in 1866, and the town was platted in 1867. The city's first population boom came in 1872, with the establishment of an agricultural colony. Fort Collins has grown and changed, but you can still see reminders of the past in the Historic Old Town District and many other sites around the area. Colorado State University began in the 1870's, when the institution was founded as the Agricultural College of Colorado.

Exciting recreation and sports activities, festivals, cultural activities, high-quality healthcare and great senior accommodations make Fort Collins a choice place to live. If you love to bike around town, or on bike paths, or even in the mountains, Fort Collins is your place to be. In August 2011, Fort Collins was voted the 3rd Best Bicycle Cities in TheStreet.com. Approximately 29 miles of hiking trails exist in and around Fort Collins. Also, there is a lot of hiking trails ranging from easy to extremely strenuous that you can experience in other places throughout Northern Colorado and Southern Wyoming.

Love shopping? Fort Collins has wonderful stores for all of your shopping needs. Old Town is a pedestrian mall in historic downtown; with an eclectic array of shops, a variety of restaurants and art galleries. Other places to go shopping are Foothills Mall on South College Avenue and The Front Range Village on Harmony Road. If you love to eat out, Fort Collins has many restaurants to choose from. Your choices range from Mexican, Italian, also Vietnamese and Ethiopian as well. How about a hamburger? No? Then can we interest you in barbeque, maybe a steak from several different steak houses to choose from or perhaps Brazillian Grill, even fondue. There are chain restaurants as well as locally owned restaurants.

Fort Collins is also known for its microbreweries. New Belgium Brewery, O'Dells Brewery, Coopersmiths Pub, Fort Collins Brewery, Big Horn Brewer at C B & Potts, and Equinox Brewery. Also, Anheuser Busch is in Fort Collins as well.

Fort Collins is a great place to live. If you are new to the area, there are homes to fit the needs of you and your family. If you are wanting to downsize, or are empty nesters, Fort Collins has a variety of patio homes, condos and town homes, so you can play and let someone else worry about the mowing, snow shoveling, and gardening. If you need more room, Fort Collins has beautiful homes that are sure to fit your needs. In Northern Colorado you have a fantastic opportunity to live in the city, outside city limits. in the foothills, or on the plains. For more information regarding Fort Collins, please visit their website FCGov.com.

Cathy can help you and your family with your housing needs. So if you are buying or selling, Cathy can get it done for you. Give her a call today (970) 214-4911.

Visit Cathy's Real Estate Listings for properties for sale in Fort Collins, Loveland, Greeley, Berthoud, Johnstown, Milliken, and Northern Colorado.

For real estate/property showings in Fort Collins, please call Cathy at (970) 214-4911 or Send an Email.

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