The location of the 20 Acres is truly unique, exquisite and pristine in its proverbial location, location, location – nearly as pristine as it was about 1871. Denver and Rio Grande railroad came to Greenland, Colorado. It was not known as Greenland, but got its well-deserved status from visiting Europeans that were on the first trains reminiscing of Interlaken Switzerland – they named it Greenland. Today it is undisputable fact as the greenest area between Cheyenne and Raton Pass along the Front Range. Greenland has not changed its pristine much when compared to other areas within Colorado.
This unique area is also named the “Buffer Zone”. Not as popular a name, but its history is as more important. About 35 years ago there were folks that wanted to limit the growth in this area and preserve the Basin. About 20 years ago the idea of preserving the Greenland Basin and all its charm was real.
Your keen eye will notice fields of wildflowers intermingled with green pastures and green hill tops. The beautiful Colorado Wildflowers do not come up every year or every other year – they popped out when they are ready to show-off their beauty. coloradowildflower.com You can't help noticing the Black Angus grazing almost everywhere. Little harder to see are the Noble birds that fill the sky soaring.
This is a gorgeous area of Colorado and the Front Range, and on the end of the 20 Acres property by Twylby Rd (private). There is a quaint cozy New England Cape Cod, is not the attraction to the 20 Acres. The attraction is the fantastic location for a new dream home. Come drive and get to know the area. Learn why Bald Mtn is not really bald. Learn why the spring and summer local rainstorms that come in from the NW are likely to hang around the area. Drive south to Palmer Divide Rd and you will see Pikes Peak shinning white even in the summer. Visit the local restaurant where you can grill your own steak. This is America’s Healthiest Community: Douglas County - US News