Whether you’re buying, selling, or relocating to Western Colorado, the following information, resources, and tools will help to guide your decision.
The Montrose Areas
Montrose – Downtown
Downtown Montrose offers a historic, romantic environment. Whether you are looking for an old Victorian home or would like to walk the quaint shops of Main Street, downtown Montrose has a little bit of everything. This neighborhood roughly covers the areas of South 12th Street to North 9th Street. In the summer, Montrose in Motion is an event that shouldn’t be missed. After hours, Main Street is transformed into a festive gathering of food vendors, live music, booths at which to shop, and children’s entertainment. Interested in more fun events in downtown Montrose? Please click here.
Seeking a strong real estate investment? Head south! This area is the regional hub for shopping and services. The closer the road gets to Telluride, typically the higher the land value becomes. South Montrose boasts the best San Juan Views. Only 20 minutes from Montrose is Ridgway State Park and Reservoir, a hot-spot for those with a craving to swim, boat, hike, or fish. A couple of the major shopping centers are Oxbow Crossing and River Landing, which include retailers and restaurants such as Target, JCPenny, Applebees, Sports Authority, Natural Grocers, Pets Mart, Rib City, Ross, and so much more!
Montrose – West
Western Montrose and the Spring Creek area have always been known for great farm land and lush greenery. Today, Spring Creek offers some of the finest rural living in Western Colorado. If a horse property or hobby farm with supreme views suits you, Spring Creek is your area. Fine subdivisions with smaller lots are also speckled throughout the mesa and in the lower valley. Be sure to check out Cobble Creek Golf Course.
Montrose – Southeast
Southeast Montrose boasts the majority of the city’s newer residential developments. Worked in to the area are numerous parks and walking paths. One major advantage to living in this area is the close proximity to shopping, restaurants, churches, and entertainment. A few of the larger subdivisions in this area are The Bridges Golf Course, American Village, The Brook, Otter Pond, Brown Ranch, and The Preserve.
Olathe & Montrose North
The Olathe and northern Montrose areas are made up of large farms and ranches and peaceful country neighborhoods. Olathe is a small town that has a grocery store, a post office, several restaurants, and lots of friendly faces. Blink and you will miss the Olathe turn! In late summer, the town hosts the Olathe Sweet Corn Festival, which draws a crowd from all around the nation.
Montrose Area Information
The Delta Areas
The gateway to amazing recreation is found in Delta, Colorado, where the Gunnison and Uncompahgre Rivers meet. The beautiful scenery and genial citizenry are only part of what Delta has to offer. Sitting between Grand Junction, Montrose, Grand Mesa, and the West Elk Mountains, Delta finds itself centrally located and full of shopping and great restaurants. To the east is the North Fork Valley, which includes Paonia, Crawford, Hotchkiss, and Somerset. If you get the urge to explore this area in the warmer months, be sure to take a ride over Kebler Pass to Crested Butte. The views are out of this world! To the northeast of Delta is the Surface Creek zone, which covers Orchard City and Cedaredge. A short trip from the latter will take you to Powderhorn Ski area. Rural Delta has some of the most peaceful and serene farm land to be found in the whole state.