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:

$789,000
3 beds - 3 Baths

2144 South Foothills Drive

Golden, Colorado

Listing office: LIV Sotheby's International Realty

MLS® ID: 1611015

$900,000
6 beds - 3+ Baths

28632 Western Court

Evergreen, Colorado

Listing office: Swan Realtor Group Brokerage

MLS® ID: 4256190

$939,000
3 beds - 2+ Baths

2120 Rockcress Way

Golden, Colorado

Listing office: Kentwood City Properties

MLS® ID: 2592399

$840,000
4 beds - 2+ Baths

92 Paradise Road

Golden, Colorado

Listing office: Keller Williams Realty Success

MLS® ID: 3441680


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