I tried to keep these top options pretty close to Lakewood but still on larger acreage.
Here is a live (updated every 15 minutes) search of all homes in Evergreen, Golden, Morrison and Conifer in the $750-950k range and less than 5,000 square feet:
1633 Santa Fe Mountain Road
Listing office: LIV Sotheby's International Realty
MLS® ID: 8159905
1194 Snyder Mountain Road
Listing office: Brokers Guild-Cherry Creek Ltd.
MLS® ID: 9108657
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