BackCountry Blog

Where Your Dream Home Meets Your Dream Community

If you’re searching for the right floorplan in the right community, you couldn’t pick a more perfect place. Richmond American Homes at BackCountry brings a personal approach to homebuilding to ensure that each new home has a one-of-a-kind look — not to mention our location in Highlands Ranch puts you close to everything that’s wonderful […]


Best Trails Around South Metro Denver

Spring has sprung! If you’ve noticed the warmer temperatures and the chirping of birds, chances are you probably want to get outside and enjoy the sunshine. Dig your hiking gear out of the back of the closet, grab the kids (or a buddy), and make your way to one of these nearby trails to enjoy […]


Get The Best of Both Worlds with the Shadow Walk Collection

One world offers access to top-rated schools, fantastic shopping, fine dining, and so much more. The other shares a border with the serene and picturesque Colorado wilderness. What if you could have the best of both worlds in a single gated community? This is what makes BackCountry such a distinctive and sought-out neighborhood — it […]


Become Enthralled With the Water Dance

Beginning in March,Shea Homes will release the model homes from the Water Dance Collection, offering the best of both worlds: convenient, amenity-rich living in south Denver plus adventure right outside your back door. You’ll find these homes inBackCountry, which was named the Home Builders Association of Metro Denver’s Community of the Year in 2011. This […]


Break Away This Spring

Break Away This Spring March means spring break, so naturally it’s the month where everyone hits the road or the runway to seek a respite from their regular routine. Depending on your budget, your allotted vacation days, or your feelings about airports, you’ll find many available options for sightseeing, adventure, and recharging your mental batteries. […]


Make 2019 the Year You Go BackCountry

Is one of your resolutions this year to buy a new home? Then you’ll want to head down to BackCountry and see what we have to offer. BackCountry is one of Denver’s most prestigious communities and it shows – we are down to our last available home sites. You’ll find these beautiful remaining houses in […]


Tidy up for a February Freshening

Spring is nigh, and that usually means spring cleaning isn’t too far down on your to-do list. As February weather tends to keep you indoors anyway, this would be a good time of year to give your house a full, deep clean. If you need a little motivation, sometimes it helps to just pick one […]


Go Green in 2019

As a Coloradan, you’re probably aware of the benefits of ecological responsibility and preserving our natural resources. Some of us are concerned about global warming. Others just want to save money on their utility bills. But most of us agree that making the planet sustainable for future generations is a pretty good reason to go […]


The Winter Of Our Disconnect

Now that we’re in the throes of a Colorado winter, it’s easy to hunker down with your phones, your video games, and your Netflix shows and hibernate inside your cozy Shea home until the sun stays up past 7 pm again. But don’t let the cold and the clouds keep you from getting out and […]


Not Your Normal NYE Resolutions

Happy New Year to our BackCountry residents! And now that 2019 is coming at us fast, let’s talk about our New Year’s resolutions. Every January 1st, you hear a lot of the same old, same old. “I’m going to lose weight!” or “I’m going to leave my job and start my own business!” etc. And […]


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