Firelight Neighborhood – Highlands Ranch, CO
The Firelight subdivision is one of the newer and larger sub areas in Highlands Ranch. Firelight has roughly 1500 homes ranging from approximately 2000-3500 square feet and built between 2000-2005. There are several quality builders that built homes in Firelight including Richmond American, Shea, Beezer and Joyce. Home styles in Firelight come with flair as well as tradition. Many of the homes have plenty of upgrades and modern design.
The Firelight neighborhood is located on the southeast side of Highlands Ranch and there is plenty to do in the area. Highlands Ranch has developed trails, open space, Redtail Park and the latest rec center, Southridge, right there in the neighborhood. Much of the subdivision is located near BackCountry Open Space with beautiful scenery and wildlife. Firelight is part of the Highlands Ranch Community Association as well as a sub association. Residents pay additional HOA fees to the sub association to manage common areas and provide additional services like trash pickup.
Schools in Firelight are served by the Douglas County School district. Elementary students may attend either Heritage Elementary or Copper Mesa Elementary depending on school boundary within the neighborhood. Middle school students attend Mountain Ridge Middle School and high school is Mountain Vista High School. Public school grade scores can be reviewed at Colorado School grades. There are many other private and charter school options nearby, including Valor Christian High School.
Shopping / Commuting
Firelight is convenient to a ton of shopping and easy commuting by nature of the location. Situated in Southridge near Wildcat and McCarthur Ranch, Firelight had close by local shopping at the Southrige shopping area which has local banking, King Soopers grocery, restaurants and other conveniences. Of course, Park Meadows Mall and other shopping and dining at the Lone Tree entertainment district is only about 10 minutes away. Commuting is easy for most. I-25 access is 6 minutes away and getting to downtown Denver about 30 minutes. RTD light rail is an option with stations about 10 minutes away from Firelight. Commuters to the Lone Tree medical areas and the Meridian Business Park are a mere 15 minute commute as well as into the DTC.