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Severance, CO Real Estate

Welcome to Severance, CO

Severance is a former gold rush boomtown located in the heart of northern Colorado.  With the spectacular Front Range foothills to the west and surrounded by three major cities, all within easy driving distance, Severance is an fast-growing town of opportunity.

The Lifestyle: Rural Home Life Within an Easy Drive of Civilization

Severance’s central location between three major metro districts means that nightlife is always within a short drive away.  Sights include historic buildings like the Severance Post Office, still in use today, and the beautiful hand-painted sign on the corner of CR 74 and CR 23 welcoming visitors to Severance.

Severance, CO Real Estate Market

Severance is #4 of 101 cities on the list of largest percentage increase in population in the 1990s, and #8 on the same from 2000 to 2006.

Plots of land with lots of acreage for building are numerous.  A mixture of older stick-built houses stand alongside early- and mid-2000’s single-family construction in cozy neighborhood subdivisions.

Featured Neighborhoods in Severance

You’ll Enjoy: Cleverly-Disguised “Seafood”

You absolutely must visit Bruce’s Bar.  Established in 1957, the specialty here is “Rocky Mountain oysters”, which are actually deep-fried bull testicles.  If strange creature parts aren’t your thing, yak steaks and burgers are also offered.  Bruce’s has live music and a full menu of cold beers on tap and cheap wings every day.

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Waterton Canyon is the best-kept secret in the Denver area, sporting fabulous trout fishing, deer hunting, and the occasional big horn ram.  The wide off-roading trails are also perfect for trail riding, biking, and hiking and intersect with the Colorado Trail, an excellent workout for mountain biking aficionados.

Distinguished Schools in Severance

The nearest higher educational facilities are Aims Community College and the University of Northern Colorado, both within 12 miles of Severance.  Five more colleges and universities are within a hour’s drive.

Perfect For: Rural Living with a Urban Feel

Wake up to a spectacular vista to the west while retaining a small-town feel with nearby big-city amenities, a nice commute, and lots of sun during the winters.  The population boom has slowed down since the early 2000’s, but people are still moving in from nearby Windsor, Greenly, and Fort Collins.

Two state highways and many county roads make for easy access to anywhere in northern Colorado and quick access to Denver, only 50 minutes away. A bicycle pathway is under construction and will connect with Windsor’s bike trail.  Five parks within the town are meticulously maintained, and surrounding wild areas are perfect for waterfowling.

Severance, CO Utilities

Water and sewer utilities are municipal and administrated by the town of Severance.  Note that these subdivisions are on septic systems and receive their water from North Weld Water:

Other utilities are:

The Workforce: Live Rural Without a Terrible Commute to Work

Severance’s primary workforce was formerly agriculture in the 1990s but recently transitioned to construction, health care, and real estate.  Additionally, many residents commute an average of 25 minutes to nearby Denver, Fort Collins, Greeley, and Windsor for a wider variety of jobs.

If you need to travel, Amtrak is 12 miles away in nearby Fort Collins and Denver International Airport (airport code DEN) is only 45 minutes away.

Why Live Here? You Can’t Put a Price on the Fantastic View

If you are interested in an up-and-coming former gold rush town that gives you big-town living for little-town community feel, Severance is perfect for you.

The spectacular Front Range to the west provides protection from harsh winters (but you still get snow!) and gorgeous sunsets.  Easy access to major roads and central location between three major cities ensure that you’ll never lack for employment or things to do on the weekends.

Come to Severance and see our awesome town for yourself.  You will love it!

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