Silver Lake, Winterland, CO

The St. Mary’s Glacier neighborhood is named after the Glacier, and hiking destination, that sits on a mountain top at the northern border. The neighborhood has different names and different phases/parts. It goes by St. Mary’s (for short), Alice, Winterland and Idaho Springs (mailing address).  Alice dates back to itsContinue Reading

Leo Swoyer's Coverage Map

Buying Homes and Land in the Mountain Neighborhoods west of Denver   Many people I encounter are interested in buying homes and land in the mountain neighborhoods west of Denver within a 40 to 60-minute one-way commute to metropolitan Denver. In this post, I am providing a brief overview ofContinue Reading

York Gulch Rd

~The Little Cabin on Old Stage Rd, Idaho Springs~   I traveled up winding dirt and gravel roadsTall fir trees flanking and standing at attentionElevation gaining to opening green mountain meadowsNorth of Idaho Springs I arrived in peaceful reflection It was sunny and I could see the snow-capped mountains of the divideBeyondContinue Reading