Loveland, Colorado

3 Bedroom Homes for Sale in Loveland, Colorado

Loveland, Colorado is also known as the Sweetheart City for its annual Valentine re-mailing program that enables the romantically inclined to send their sweethearts Valentine greetings with a unique postage cancellation stamp across the top of the  mailing envelope.  Annually, more than 160,000 people all across the U.S. and abroad send their Valentine’s day greetings through the Loveland Post Office to take advantage of this unique way to show one’s affection for another!

Nestled at the eastern edge of the Rocky Mountains, Loveland, Colorado is also the gateway to Rocky Mountain National Park which is just a 30 minute drive on US Highway 34 through the scenic Big Thompson Canyon.  On your way you’re likely to catch glimpses of bighorn sheep, deer, and elk as you ascend to the mountain retreat of Estes Park.

With the relocation and expansion of the Larimer County Fairgrounds to the eastern border of town locally known as “The Ranch“, the anchor tenant Budweiser Events Center is home to the regional minor league hockey team, the Colorado Eagles.  With a seating capacity of 7200 and state-of-the-art staging, lighting, and rigging, this medium sized multi-purpose venue has been host to Cirque De Soleil, Disney on Ice, Monster Truck Shows, and top-bill entertainment acts like Sting, Bill Cosby, A Prairie Home Companion, Willie Nelson, and Rod Stewart.

The local economy of Loveland, Colorado offers an eclectic mix of high-tech, agricultural, energy exploration, light manufacturing, and bronze foundries. Loveland celebrates its agricultural roots every year with the annual Corn Roast Festival featuring parades, corn eating contests, talent shows and family-oriented entertainment.  The Rocky Mountain Center for Innovation and Technology is situated on the former campus of Agilent Technologies comprises over 810,000 square feet of total space for tech-oriented companies to relocate and gear up for manufacturing, office space, and research and development.  Loveland has established itself as a mecca for artists and art lovers alike with numerous foundries and sculpture services serving the professional needs of artists and hobbyists alike.  Loveland lead the wave of municipally supported art in public places programs.  The initial public site is Benson Sculpture park on the north side of Lake Loveland which hosts the annual Sculpture in the Park festival.

Loveland enjoys a moderate climate with over 300 sunny days every year and a four distinct climate seasons.  You can learn more about Loveland, Colorado by visiting http://www.ci.loveland.co.us.