Lantern Hill Highlands Ranch Colorado Neighborhood
Lantern Hill is a wonderful and unique neighborhood in Highlands Ranch. It is made up of around 200 homes built by Joyce Homes in the late 1990’s to early 2000’s. Most homes are larger 4 bedroom plus although there are some smaller. The design and architecture of the homes in Lantern Hill are unique and stunning. You can see that once you enter the neighborhood.
The neighborhood itself is surrounded by open space and greenbelt, offering many homes in Lantern Hill beautiful views of the Denver city skyline as well as views of the mountains. Within the open space are trails maintained by Highlands Ranch Metro District which connect and provide miles of outdoor fun. Of course, in Highlands Ranch residents can get to any of the 4 different recreation centers with ease, all managed by the Highlands Ranch Community Association. Southridge Recreation center is the closest to Lanter Hill, only about 2 miles away. Eastridge Recreation center is not much further.
Lantern Hill is served by the Douglas County school district as well as a variety of nearby private and charter school choices. Students attend Summit View Elementary, Mountain Ridge Middle School and Mountain Vista High School. However Valor Christian High School is only a 5 minute drive.
Shopping and Commuting
Lantern Hill is convenient for shopping and entertaining. Just a quick drive or even walk will get you to the Southridge shopping area with banks, coffee, dining and shopping including a King Soopers grocery. Eastridge shopping area is about 6 minutes away by car and has all of these and more. Don’t forget the nearby Park Meadows Mall only 10 minutes away.
Commuters can access RTD with bus service along Wildcat Reserve Parkway and a quick drive to RTD park and ride for connections throughout the city. RTD light rail commuter trains are only 10-15 minutes away on either the east side stations in Lone Tree or west side in Littleton. Downtown Denver will take 30 minutes and Denver International Airport about 40 minutes.