Welcome to Arapahoe Acres

Picture taken from Arapahoe Acres.org website. A lot of our friends and family wonder why in the world we are looking for groovy 1950’s houses that look like a cross between George Jetson and the Brady’s houses. Tim and I were definitely “into” modern homes and I loved the Eichler homes that are scattered all…

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Planned House Projects

Most houses from the 1950’s are much smaller than today’s new houses. Most of the houses in our neighborhood were originally under 1200 square feet. Coming from San Francisco, this feels rather large. But that’s rather small by today’s expectations. Tim and I would like to live in a smaller than average house and try…

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Moving In

We moved into our new home on Halloween. We had some awkward moments as the previous owners had still not moved out when we arrived. But, we have been pleasantly surprised by the friendliness of our neighbors. One even baked me cinnamon rolls for my first day in the house. We did have on downside…

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Our New House!

As many of you know, we have been in the house hunt since June. We moved to Colorado and lived in Boulder while we waited for our condo to sell in San Francisco and then find a home in Denver. We decided that we were not up for the commuting lifestyle, so we opted to…

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