A bedroom community just minutes from Boulder, Lafayette dishes up affordable housing options, extensive open space and several well-known schools. Quiet, safe, quaint and charming all describe Lafayette perfectly, and, with its' proximity to Boulder and metro Denver, you're able to enjoy a busy day in the city, then return to small-town life.
Here, you'll not only know your neighbors, but probably have them over for dinner and trade parenting tips. You'll fall in love with the wide, tree-covered streets and enchanting, older ranch homes that surround downtown Lafayette. Several town home complexes have also popped up outside of the downtown area, creating a fresh, exciting feel in town.
Schooling in Lafayette is exceptional, with such well known establishments as Rocky Mountain Center for Musical Arts and Peak to Peak Charter School within walking distance from most residences. Five high-quality Boulder Valley School District schools are also available to students, keeping class size small and student-to-teacher ratio low throughout Lafayette.
In Lafayette, you'll instantly notice the views-not just one or two mountains, but the entire continental divide, can be seen from just about anywhere. You'll especially appreciate the sense of community and connectedness Lafayette residents enjoy; events such as the Community Art Show, Wine Festival, Peach Festival and Home for the Holidays (with street carolers, a visit from Santa, horse-drawn wagon rides and more) offer chances to get to know others in the community while enjoying all Lafayette has to offer.
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