Aurora is one of the nations safest cities. The city of Aurora borders Denver on the east and is made up of some 275,000 residents and spans three counties — Arapahoe, Adams and Douglas. Many neighborhoods have tree lined streets and great subdivisions for families include Prides Crossing, Sterling Hills and Mission Viejo
Golf communities range from the established Heather Gardens to the new Saddle Rock area. Piney Creek has its own parks, pool, tennis, community center and schools in a planned setting. For acreage, the Chenango and Chapparal communities are located southeast of Cherry Creek Reservoir.
As might be expected, the city’s housing market offers a wide variety of choices. Smaller condominiums and townhouses can be found for less than $70,000. Larger properties run all the way up to $300,000 plus. Single-family homes begin at less than $200,000 and range all the way up to $1 million or more for larger estate homes with real estate.
Aurora’s government cares about its communities and provides many services to the people who live here. Here you will find neighborhood grant programs, home ownership assistance, neighborhood libraries and your own community television station. And don’t forget safety. Aurora is home to one of the finest police and fire departments in the metro area.
Buckley Air Force Base is a large military installation in Aurora. The base is an outstanding landmark with its large “golf ball” coverings of satellite and radar dishes.
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Aurora and Cherry Creek are two public reservoirs providing boating, sailing, fishing, swimming, bicycling and picnicking opportunities. There are eighty parks and seven public golf courses maintained by the Parks and Open Space Department. More than 8,000 recreation programs offered annually by the Library & Recreation Services Department. Less than a one-hour drive to the Rocky Mountains.
Aurora offers comfortable suburban living, yet it also offers all the advantages of living in a major city. There are hundreds of restaurants featuring cuisine from all around the world. Shopping is always convenient with the many neighborhood shopping centers and supermarkets. Denver International Airport is about a 15-minute drive from the center of Aurora.