WEB_DSC_1881 (2)Welcome to our companies of Mountain Realty & Development, Inc. and American Craftsman Homes of Colorado.  We offer full Real Estate and referrals for Custom Home Construction Services (we stopped construction ourselves in 2017 but offer the same transparency and commitment to communication and quality).  We have team members dedicated to land and residential sales, as well as our in house custom home construction partner.  It is our belief that an all encompassing knowledge of costs in all areas... land, existing homes and new construction, allows us to provide our clients with the information needed to make an educated decision in a market with constantly moving pricing.  Our focus areas are the much loved Denver Foothills communities of Evergreen, Conifer, Golden, Morrison, Bailey and Pine (see community links under the Property Search tab)

Our team has all lived in the foothills communities for over 25 years. We are a part of the community and invite you to be too! We encourage you to live your vacation every day of your life. Our area is an easy commute to Denver and DIA and the technology and ample services allow you to never go to the city if that is your goal. We will help you find your perfect LAND TO CONSTRUCT YOUR DREAM HOME, or an EXISTING home, all in the environment you dream of.   We have been building successfully in the mountains since 1993. We have countless homes for your viewing pleasure that are accompanied with references from happy clients. We have created a team that works closely with you on your financial goals and incorporates your goals into whichever path is the best fit for you.

We enjoy our clients and our goal is always to achieve a lasting friendship. There is plenty of room for new great friends and neighbors. Let us know how we can help.  We'd love to share your adventure!

  • Facebook
  • Google Plus
  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn
  • Digg
  • StumbleUpon
  • Pinterest
  • Email


December 19, 2017

Hello Evergreen High School Families, My name is Cory Gilchrist and I serve on the Board of the Evergreen High School Education Foundation in addition to leading EHS’s Investment Club.  In these seats I am fortunate to see first hand… Read More »

Free Guided Hikes w Mountain Area Land Trust

June 29, 2016

MALT (Mountain Area Land Trust), your local land trust, is offering free guided nature hike throughout the summer at Beaver Brook Watershed near Evergreen and Pennsylvania Mountain Natural Are near Fairplay. Pennsylvania Mountain Nature Area: Saturdays: July 16, July 23,… Read More »

Evergreen High School – 2015 National Blue Ribbon Award Winner!

September 30, 2015

Hello EHS Cougars and Families, I am emailing you today with some very exciting news. At 9:00 am local time, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan recognized Evergreen High School as a 2015 National Blue Ribbon Award winner!  This is… Read More »

Pine Meadows Firewise Community Featured Nationally

August 28, 2015

Hello neighbors! I’m very excited to report that our community is now being featured by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), a global organization devoted to eliminating death, injury, property and economic loss due to fire, electrical and related hazards…. Read More »

Canyon Courier Article – A must read for buyers looking for homes under $500k

June 18, 2015

Foothills housing market popping, real estate agents say Homes under $500,000 in high demand By Deb Hurley Brobst Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at 1:22 pm (Updated: June 16, 2:21 pm) Real estate agents are using several adjectives to describe the foothills housing… Read More »

March 2014 Month End Sales Statistics from Metrolist

April 21, 2014

March 2014, Metrolist, Month-end Statistics Overview “As we move further into the first quarter, we’re seeing good stability of available inventory across the residential market. The total Inventory remains tight, unchanged from February, and up roughly 21% from March of 2013. … Read More »

Free Summer Concerts at Evergreen Lake!

One of our favorite things to do here in our mountain community is go to the Summer Concert Series at the Evergreen Lake House. Bring your picnic dinner and lawn chairs or blanket and settle down to hear some great… Read More »