What I love about Windsor Colorado's neighborhoods

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I have helped a number of clients buy homes in Windsor, Colorado, and I am super-optimistic about this great little community's future.  Nestled in the picturesque landscape of Northern Colorado, Windsor stands out as a gem, offering a blend of scenic beauty, community warmth, and an array of vibrant neighborhoods. Each enclave within Windsor brings its own unique charm, amenities, and lifestyle opportunities, catering to a diverse range of residents. Let's embark on a journey to explore some of the standout communities that contribute to the vibrant tapestry of Windsor:


Highland Meadows: Highland Meadows started building in 2001 with Hartford Homes, KEM, Westmark, Landmark, and other builders contributing.  This community caters to those seeking upscale living and premier golfing experiences.  Residents of Highland Meadows enjoy a range of amenities, including clubhouses, walking trails, and proximity to shopping and dining options.

Recent Property Sale: 8493 Sand Dollar Dr, Windsor, 80528 (Source: ColdwellBanker.com)

Winter Farm: Winter Farm was built in the 2010-2018 timeframe by St Aubyn, Prestige, and Bridgewater, among other builders, and exudes a charming small-town vibe with its traditional homes and tree-lined streets. This established neighborhood offers a sense of nostalgia and community camaraderie. With its tranquil parks, bustling events, and close proximity to downtown Windsor, Winter Farm provides residents with a peaceful yet vibrant lifestyle.

Recent Property Sale: 803 Shirttail Peak Dr, Windsor, 80550 (Source: ColdwellBanker.com)

RainDance: RainDance boasts 15 miles of walking/biking trails, connection to the 21 mile long Poudre Trail, an 18 hole championship golf course, and a range of builders of the roughly 2,800 homes, from American Legend, Trumark, and Bridgewater, to Wonderland, Journey, and Dreamfinders. This place is awesome, and embraces sustainable living and outdoor recreation, offering modern amenities amidst natural beauty. This innovative community features eco-friendly initiatives, miles of trails, and a state-of-the-art water park. With its focus on community connectivity and environmental stewardship, RainDance provides a refreshing take on suburban living.

Recent Property Sale: 1723 Branching Canopy Dr, Windsor, 80550 (Source: ColdwellBanker.com)

Ravina: Ravina is currently being built out by Journey Homes, and offers residents an escape to affordable elegance amidst rolling hills and open spaces. With its picturesque surroundings and luxurious homes, Ravina provides a tranquil sanctuary for those seeking upscale living. Residents enjoy breathtaking views of the Rocky Mountains and access to a range of amenities.

Recent Property Sale: 2387 Sublime Dr, Windsor, 80550 (Source: ColdwellBanker.com)

Prairie Song: Prairie Song is currently being built out by Richmond American and Bridgewater Homes, among other builders, and celebrates rural charm and community spirit, with sprawling prairies and winding trails. This welcoming neighborhood fosters a strong sense of camaraderie through community events and shared outdoor spaces. Prairie Song offers residents a peaceful retreat away from the hustle and bustle of city life.

Recent Property Sale: 971 Rustling St, Windsor, 80550 (Source: ColdwellBanker.com)

Fossil Creek Ranch: Fossil Creek Ranch is a DR Horton community, with building that began in 2022.  This neighborhood blends suburban comfort with rural charm, offering diverse housing options amidst scenic landscapes. Residents here enjoy access to parks, playgrounds, and recreational facilities, as well as proximity to shopping and dining destinations.

Recent Property Sale: 4998 Abigar St, Windsor, 80550(Source: ColdwellBanker.com)

Ptarmigan: Ptarmigan is renowned for its prestigious golf course and exclusive amenities and Ptarmigan Country Club is a Jack Nicklaus-designed private country club with about 400 members. This gated community, built in the 1990's, offers luxurious residences and access to a range of recreational facilities, including tennis courts, swimming pools, and clubhouses.

Recent Property Sale: 7256 Carner Ct, Fort Collins, 80528 (Source: ColdwellBanker.com)

Windshire: Windshire Park was a DR Horton community, built from roughly 2010 through 2020, and presents modern living amidst a serene backdrop, with contemporary homes and scenic surroundings. This burgeoning neighborhood offers residents a range of amenities and recreational opportunities to enrich their lives. Being on the northwest side of Old Town Windsor, you are closer to the I-25 exit but not so close as to hear the traffic. Perfect!

Recent Property Sale: 1581 Edenbridge Dr, Windsor, 80550 (Source: ColdwellBanker.com)

Governors Farm: Governors Farm was built in the late 1990's and exudes elegance and prestige, offering upscale living amidst expansive landscapes. Residents here enjoy luxurious homes and proximity to downtown Windsor, along with a wealth of recreational amenities.

Recent Property Sale: 1112 Summit Ct, Windsor, 80550 (Source: ColdwellBanker.com)

Brunner Farm: See my full blog post on this architecturally unique neighborhood of Windsor.  Brunner Farm was built in the late 1990's through the early 2000's, and blends history with modern comforts, featuring a mix of historic homes and contemporary residences. This charming neighborhood offers a unique living experience steeped in heritage and community spirit. King Soopers and Safeway are nearby.

Recent Property Sale: 1126 Crescent Dr, Windsor, 80550 (Source: ColdwellBanker.com)


Water Valley: Water Valley epitomizes luxury living with its master-planned community set around pristine lakes and a championship golf course. This upscale neighborhood offers exclusive amenities such as private beach access, marina facilities, and scenic walking trails. Homes in Water Valley boast stunning waterfront views and exquisite designs, providing residents with a resort-like living experience.

Recent Property Sale: 2253 Stonefish Dr, Windsor, CO 80550 (Source: ColdwellBanker.com)

Poudre Heights: Poudre Heights is a  2004-2013 built neighborhood known for its spacious single-family homes and excellent schools. With well-manicured lawns and a close-knit community atmosphere, Poudre Heights offers a nurturing environment for all walks of life. Residents here enjoy easy access to parks, recreational facilities, and shopping centers, making it an ideal place.

Recent Property Sale: 1733 Clear Creek Ct, Windsor, CO 80550 (Source: ColdwellBanker.com)


Please feel free to reach out to me to discuss your move into or out of Northern Colorado.  Thank you!

James Sack, REALTOR®  

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage 

3665 John F Kennedy Pkwy Suite 210 | Fort Collins, CO 80525

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