About Homes for Sale in Fruita, CO
Originally established in 1844 as a series of small fruit farms, Fruita is now an up-and-coming Mesa County tourist destination that has been steadily attracting newcomers for more than a decade. Its comfortable, down-home lifestyle, combined with an ideal location and breathtaking native scenery, is simply too good to ignore – and that’s why people love living here.
Fruita, CO Homes for Sale
With a population just under 15,000, Fruita hasn’t lost its small-town charm. The municipality is a fantastic mix of friendly community members and all the amenities you need to live comfortably. Nearly a third of the area’s residents have come here over the past 15 years, and the trend seems to be continuing steadily.
Dining, Shopping and Entertainment in Fruita
Most of the homes for sale in Fruita are within close proximity to all the dining, shopping and entertainment the area has to offer. Because it’s nestled on the north side of I-70, Grand Junction is only moments away – and there’s always something to do, see or enjoy.
Fruita is on the northeast corner of the McInnis Canyon National Park, and its southern border touches on the Colorado River. Outdoor activities are just a way of life here, from fishing and mountain biking to kayaking, canoeing and golf. The Adobe Creek National Golf Course is moments from Fruita.
The winding peaks and valleys of the nearby Colorado National Monument and Book Cliffs are breathtaking, and the Fruita Community Center is an exceptional place to spend time.
Children who live in Fruita are part of the Mesa County Valley School District 51. In addition to the public schools, there are a handful of private schools nearby.
The public schools in Fruita include:
- Rim Rock Elementary School
- Shelledy Elementary School
- Fruita Middle School
- Fruita 8-9
- Fruita Monument High School
Everything You Need to Know About Fruita, CO Homes for Sale
Because there’s such a diverse mix of homes for sale in Fruita, from cozy houses with perfectly manicured yards to large, spacious homes with wide-open floor plans, there’s something for everyone here.
Fruita is in an excellent location for those who need to commute to nearby areas, as well, with several major roadways leading in and out of town.
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When you’re ready to explore Fruita real estate listings, you need to have an area expert by your side.
Call us at 970-765-4135 or 970-683-2537. You can also call us toll-free at 800-777-4573 (extension 1037) or get in touch with us online if it’s easier. Tell us what you want from your next home and we’ll make it happen.
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