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Real Estate Information for Fairplay, Colorado
Real estate for sale in Fairplay includes a lot of rustic cabins, empty land, and a few condos.
However, the term "rustic cabin" covers a lot of ground in Fairplay, from sub-1000 square foot A-frames, to spacious lodges over 3000 square feet in size. At the upper end of this range, prospective buyers will be able to find their perfect mountain retreat - complete with wrap-around decks, soaring interiors, and authentic log and riverstone construction.
Expect interiors that make extensive use of local resources, from the aforementioned stone, to knotty pinewood, making everything from window frames to dining room chairs. The large great rooms in these homes will include a centerpiece hearth, and a series of tall windows, allowing for excellent natural lighting, and breathtaking views of the wilderness beyond.
Lower levels are often constructed from sturdy stone, with walkout basements, perfect for that extra hobby or guest space. Above these, the wrap around decks offer the ideal space for relaxing in the afternoon, having a barbecue, or even for installing a hot tub.
Homes for sale in Fairplay also tend to occupy multi-hectare lots, so you can walk out onto your deck and survey your own personal valley, trout stream, or woods.
Moving down the market, you'll find cozy homes for sale that make excellent rental or vacation properties, including spacious and well-equipped condos. Or, buy one of the many undeveloped lots on offer to build your own dream getaway.
Community Attractions in Fairplay
Founded in 1859, Fairplay was once a gold mining town in the peak days of the Pike's Peak Gold Rush. That history has since been preserved in South Park City - a museum district consisting of approximately 40 historic buildings hearkening back to those frontier days.
As an added celebration of this history, the town also hosts an annual Burro Days festival. Consisting of numerous events, the highlight is a 29-mile burro race from Fairplay to Mosquito Pass.
Fairplay has a number of other distinctions, including being recognized as the Trout Fishing Capital of Colorado, and being the largest community in the South Park National Heritage Area. The South Park National Heritage Area is one of 49 across the country, recognized for their significant history, landscapes, and opportunities for visitors to enjoy both.
Learn More About the Fairplay Area
The town of Fairplay lies on the western edge of a high grassland basin known as South Park in the Colorado Rockies.
Clustered around the junction of U.S. Highway 285 and Highway 9, most of the town extends west of the 285, along the 9 towards Alma, and the resort town of Breckenridge beyond Hoosier Pass. This route is also followed by the Middle Fork South Platte River which runs past Fairplay.
Denver is an hour and 30 minutes northeast, and Colorado Springs is a similar distance to the southeast. Buena Vista is approximately 40 minutes south along Highway 285.
Fairplay is the largest town in the South Park area, and the county seat of Park County, Colorado.
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