The Community at a Glance

  • 640 acres of fresh, unexpected living located 18 miles from downtown Denver and five miles from Denver International Airport at 60th Avenue and Picadilly across from the Gaylord Resort
  • Easy access to the A-Line Rail, E-470, 56th Avenue, and I-70.
  • Featuring five top Denver Metro Area homebuilders.
  • Neo-traditional master-planned community featuring a diverse mix of single-family and multi-family homes.
  • Neo-traditional communities often have a higher resale value and greater appreciation than a standard master-planned community design and include a great product, architectural, price, and social diversity. This creates a highly desirable environment that attracts multi-generational residents.
  • Painted Prairie is the only neo-traditional master-planned community in the northeast market. It is touted as the next Stapleton by many local industry leaders.
  • At capacity, Painted Prairie will consist of approximately 3,400 residences. The diverse builders and builder home styles currently being offered, and in the future, should enable home sales and build-out of the community over the next seven to 10 years.
  • Painted Prairie property taxes are paid to the Adams County Treasurer. The current annual real estate taxes are estimated to be approximately 1.4% of the home price. The tax districts include Adams County, Aurora, Fire, Painted Prairie Metro, School District 28-Aurora, and Urban Drainage.
  • Natural Gas and Electric services are provided by Xcel Energy.
  • Water/Sewer supplied by Aurora Water.
  • Internet/Cable service available through Xfinity and Century Link.
  • Painted Prairie is located within the boundaries of the Adams-Arapahoe 28j School District. Elementary and middle school children in Painted Prairie will attend the brand new (opening fall 2020) Harmony Ridge P-8 School, and high school students will attend Vista Peak Preparatory School. Private and charter school options are available in the area, including nearby High Point Academy.
  • The Painted Prairie Owners Association’s (PPOA) initial homeowner assessment varies by the type of home purchased as well as the varied levels of maintenance provided by the PPOA. FORE, the PPOA’s fees are:
    • Single Family with Front Load Garage is $72/mo.;
    • Single Family with Alley Load Garages is $79/mo.;
    • Townhomes are $190/mo.;
    • Green Court Facing Homes are $85/mo.;
    • and Paired Homes are $93 per mo.
    • Depending on the portion of the home owned, the PPOA’s fees cover varied levels of property maintenance as well as residential trash and recycling services.
  • Painted Prairie is located in the 80237 zip code of Aurora, Colorado.
  • The City of Aurora boasts over 8,000 acres of open space, 113 parks, 91 trials, and eight shopping districts, offering a variety of activities for busy families.

Planned Community Amenities

  • At the heart of Painted Prairie will be an active, creative Town Center offering 55-acres of walkable, connected gathering places offering eats, drinks, destination dining, health and wellness, collaborative workspaces, and boutique hotels.
  • As the local-to-global urban gathering place, the Town Center will feature a well-appointed urban park where seasonal farmer’s markets, outdoor festivals, and exciting events will happen regularly.
  • Built for networking, the Town Center will feature co-working spaces designed to keep you connected while offering a change of scenery as you work from home.

Natural Amenities

  • The park system at Painted Prairie is touted to be one of the best community parks along the Front Range. Designed by Civitas, the park system features natural playscapes, as well as whimsical playgrounds created by Beanstalk Builders.
  • In the first phase, Painted Prairie has opened seven parks that include wide-open spaces, as well as community gardens, orchards, and other creative points of interest to create a sense of historical and cultural significance of the prairie in Colorado’s heritage.
  • The Painted Prairie parks were purposely designed to dot the area to create natural play and gathering spaces for children and adults.
  • The showpiece of the Painted Prairie community is a 22-acre central park with endless opportunities for fun and adventure.
  • In honor of the history of the prairie it is built upon, Painted Prairie’s Community Gardens offer residents dedicated garden plots to grow their own food. Fruit-bearing trees and orchards bring a fresh meaning to homegrown at Painted Prairie.
  • Painted Prairie’s parks were built to enhance the natural landscape formations such as arroyos, Cottonwood galleries and Ponderosa tree stands.