Discover Painted Prairie | Aurora CO 80019


Discover Painted Prairie: Your Ideal Community Near Denver

Hosted by Leah Celler, Aurora Realtor and Painted Prairie resident. For any questions about the area or real estate, contact her at 702-506-5006 or

Explore the vibrant community of Painted Prairie, located just 25 minutes from downtown Denver. This blog post provides an in-depth look at everything Painted Prairie has to offer, from its future town center to local amenities, parks, schools, and transportation options.

Key Highlights:

  • Prime Location: Painted Prairie is conveniently situated 18 miles from downtown Denver.
  • Future Developments: Anticipate the completion of the town center by 2025, bringing new shops, restaurants, and more to the area.
  • Close-Knit Community: Experience a friendly and safe environment where neighbors know each other and actively participate in community events.

Parks and Recreation:

  • Periwinkle Park: Join in on community activities like volleyball, kickball, and seasonal festivals, including a Halloween celebration.
  • Lilac Park: Features a community garden and dog park, connecting various green spaces.
  • High Prairie Park: Enjoy concerts, farmers’ markets, and scenic trails perfect for walking and biking.

Local Amenities:

  • Gaylord Rockies Resort: A nearby convention hotel with attractions like a water park and Christmas festivities.
  • Sprouts Farmers Market: Shop for fresh produce and specialty foods at this popular grocery store.
  • Costco: Recently opened and a favorite for bulk shopping.
  • Target: Upcoming development with restaurants and retail stores to enhance your shopping experience.


  • Aurora School District: Home to Aurora Highlands (P-8) and Mr. Peak Preparatory.
  • DSST Schools: Denver School of Science and Technology offers award-winning education opportunities.

Things to Do:

  • Green Valley Ranch Golf Club: An award-winning golf course with a clubhouse and restaurant.
  • Trails: Explore First Creek Trail and the extensive Highland Canal Trail for outdoor activities.
  • Green Valley Ranch Beer Garden: Enjoy live music, yard games, and great food and drinks. For more restaurants Leah personally reviewed and recommends, visit this link.


  • Peña Station: Convenient light rail access just 10 minutes away, connecting you to downtown Denver and beyond.
  • Major Roads: Tower Road, 56th Avenue, and Green Valley Ranch Boulevard provide easy access to businesses and highways. For detailed information about transportation from Painted Prairie, visit this link.

For home tours of all builders in Painted Prairie, see this link. For current resale homes, go to this link. For nearby community guides including Central Park, Green Valley Ranch, Aurora Highlands, and 80019, see this link.

Home Builders in Painted Prairie:

  • David Weekley Homes: Explore home tours here.
  • Berkeley Homes: Explore home tours here.
  • KB Home: Explore home tours here.
  • Meritage Homes: Explore home tours here.
  • New Home Co.: Explore home tours here.
  • Remington Homes: Explore home tours here.

Painted Prairie offers a unique blend of suburban tranquility and urban convenience. Whether you’re looking for a new home or just curious about the community, this blog post will provide all the insights you need. Watch now to learn more about living in Painted Prairie!

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Hosted by Leah Celler, an Aurora Realtor and Painted Prairie resident. For any questions about the area or real estate, contact her at 702-506-5006 or

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