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:

$849,900
2 beds - 1+ Baths

350 Old Y Road

Golden, Colorado

Listing office: LIV Sotheby's International Realty

MLS® ID: 4546520

$750,000
3 beds - 2 Baths

36 Kings Road

Evergreen, Colorado

Listing office: RE/MAX ALLIANCE

MLS® ID: 6547507

$799,000
3 beds - 2 Baths

10258 Thorodin Drive

Golden, Colorado

Listing office: BYERS & SELLERS MT PROP

MLS® ID: 9826512

$799,000
3 beds - 1+ Baths

830 Evergreen Parkway

Evergreen, Colorado

Listing office: Century 21 Trenka Real Estate

MLS® ID: 5159928


And Lastly, here is a little bit about me and my experience helping buyers like you move into the foothills!  Buying With Bob