Alma CO Homes & Real Estate
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About Alma, CO
The mountain town of Alma, Colorado is the highest occupied town in the U.S., with all the natural serenity and outdoor fun that that entails. Spacious lodges built from stone and logs stand among the rugged pines, overlooking vast valleys and soaring mountain peaks, with the beautiful town of Alma close at hand for all the amenities and conveniences you could need. Homes for sale in Alma are in high demand due to their one-of-a-kind location, large properties, and high-quality construction.
Homes for Sale in Alma, CO
The town of Alma itself is drawn out along a narrow valley, but the surrounding wooded hils are home to many residential properties. Many of these homes reflect the rugged beauty of their surroundings, constructed in a sturdy fashion from logs and stone.
Sizes vary, from less than 1000 square feet, to over 5000. In most cases, designs incorporate steeply pitched roofs for shedding snow, large decks for enjoying the warmer days, and cozy loft spaces beneath the exposed beams.
Central living spaces are large and open, facing fireplaces in stone, brick, or iron. Many of the interior finishes tend to be done in knotty or clear pine. Kitchens are often compact, making excellent use of the available space and leaving more square feet for deep sofas and comfy rugs.
Many of these homes are just waiting for someone to put their own creative spin on their unconventional interior spaces.
Being closer to the prestigious Breckenridge area, homes around Alma are pricier than in other parts of the South Park valley. However, the nearby amenities and quality of the homes fully justifies the increase.
Alma Area Information
Going further afield, those leaving from Alma can reach the outskirts of Denver in approximately 90 minutes.
The immediate area around Alma is very mountainous, billing itself as the highest town in the U.S.. Soaring mountain peaks, alpine lakes, and hardy conifers define this rugged landscape.
Within Alma, residents and visitors alike can enjoy numerous restaurants, cafes, and stores. Other nearby attractions include a gold-mining ghost town, a (rumored to be haunted) cemetery, and the highest driveable pass in North America, Mosquito Pass.
Alma also hosts an annual Festival in the Clouds with food, cultural exhibitions, and performances.
Outdoor Recreation Around Alma, CO
Alma is situated in an area known for its natural beauty and ample outdoor recreational opportunities. The town of Breckenridge to the north is a world-class ski resort, with year-round activities and a thriving Main Street.
Residents also enjoy access to some amazing national parks, like San Isabel National Forest, White River National Forest, Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests.
Nearer to Alma, intrepid hikers can tackle a number of mountain peaks. Five of these peaks rise over 14,000 feet: Sherman, Bross, Lincoln, Democrat, and Cameron.