Lake George CO Homes & Real Estate
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About Lake George, CO
Lake George is a small community in Tarryall Valley, near Ute Pass and Elevenmile Canyon. With beautiful mountain scenery, and world-class fishing venues, the town of Lake George offers residents some of the best outdoor recreation in Colorado. This, combined with the relative proximity to Denver and Colorado Springs, makes Lake George a highly desirable place to live.
Homes for Sale in Lake George, Colorado
Homes for sale around Lake George, Colorado offer miles of beautiful land in one of the most breathtaking regions of Colorado. Tucked away deep in the mountains between the South Park basin and Denver, residents of Lake George enjoy small-town serenity surrounded by a truly outstanding array of attractions.
Lake George real estate matches the surroundings, with large plots of land, secluded cabins, and elegant lodges. The large lodge homes feature lots of stone and wood construction, raised patios that wrap around the building, cozy loft spaces, great rooms, and log-burning fireplaces.
Out-buildings, like barns and garages, are also fairly common, making real estate in Lake George an excellent source of working properties. Many of the homes for sale in Lake George boast lot sizes over 40 acres, not to mention fantastic views of the surrounding valleys and mountains.
Wherever you land in Lake George, expect to find ample space for an outdoor barbecue, or even a hot tub, along with the comfortable and well-kept interiors. Whether modern or rustic, these spaces will have what you're looking for.
Lake George Town & Area Information
Lake George is a small mountain valley town located in Pike National Forest, near the intersection of Elevenmile Canyon and Tarryall Valley. The area also includes a lake and reservoir that share the town's name, as well as a number gulches and creeks winding away in various directions.
Just 36 miles and 45 minutes from Colorado Springs, the town of Lake George is also near to a a number of other mountain communities. Thanks to Highway 24 which runs through the town, residents are connected to Florissant, Divide, and Woodland Park to the east; and Hartsel, Fairplay, and Buena Vista in the west.
Hartsel and Fairplay are located in the beautiful South Park valley, also home to Spinney Mountain and Eleven Mile State Parks - both easily accessible from Lake George.
Lake George was established in 1891 as a stop on the Colorado Midland Railway. The lake next to the town was created for harvesting ice, and in the early 20th century, potato farming became popular around Lake George.
The area around Lake George is best known for its world-class trout fishing, but residents and visitors also enjoy the amazing hiking and camping opportunities as well. Sightseers can take in the fossils and petrified wood displayed at the Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument in Florissant, or travel a short distance west to see Elevenmile Canyon and Eleven Mile State Park. The reservoirs in this area are likewise excellent for fishing, hiking, and camping.