One of the greatest advantages to building a custom home is the freedom you have to tailor the home to your individual needs and desires. From location through to finishes, a custom home is truly built for you. The first step in getting the home of your dreams is to find the best lot in the perfect location.

NoCO Custom Homes is proud to build beautiful homes in Fort Collins, one of Northern Colorado’s most loved communities. Located just an hour north of Denver, Fort Collins is often ranked as one of the best places to live. It is one of the fastest growing cities in the state and there’s no secret why people of all ages enjoy calling Fort Collins home. If you are looking for the perfect location to build your custom home, here are 7 reasons to consider moving to Fort Collins, Colorado.

Beautiful Views

Located at the base of the Rocky Mountains and along the banks of the Cache La Poudre River, Fort Collins provides picturesque scenery and beautiful views to enjoy all year long. With the right lot, you can design your custom home to give you full access to the beauty of a Colorado sunset or the glistening snow-capped peaks in the distance.

Sunny Days For Plenty Of Natural Light

With over 300 days of sunshine each year, Fort Collins is the perfect place for people looking to fill their homes with natural light. Regardless of the season or the temperatures, sun will be shining through your windows more often than not.

Outdoor Activities To Get You Out Of The House

All throughout Northern Colorado, you will find countless opportunities for outdoor activities and adventures. Whether you prefer the peacefulness of bird watching or the adrenaline rush of white water rafting, living in Fort Collins gives you access to unending possibilities. Here you’ll also find extensive trails and beautiful open spaces for walking, hiking, or biking for those moments when you just need to get off the couch.

Short Drives To Enjoy The Great Outdoors

Even though Fort Collins has plenty to offer for outdoor activity, there will be times when you need to escape the city. Whether you want a day at the lake, a weekend of hiking, or a full week of camping, you will find scenic settings at just a short drive away.

Horsetooth Reservoir is found just west of the city and offers the perfect location for anything from boating and paddle boarding to hiking and horseback riding. Just beyond Horsetooth, you’ll find Lory State Park with over 26 miles of hiking trails and sites for scenic backcountry camping.

One of the most popular places in the state is Rocky Mountain National Park and it’s only 35 miles away from Fort Collins. RMNP has over 410 breathtaking square miles of mountain, lakes, and forest and is open year-round for anyone to enjoy.

Healthy Home Surrounded By Healthy Living

Building a custom home with NoCO Custom Homes provides you the assurance of a healthy home with standard features that are designed to conserve energy and resources and maintain a healthy environment for your family. Building in Fort Collins also provides you with unending avenues to extend and support a focus on health and wellness. Whatever your workout of choice is, the city offers an extensive selection of fitness opportunities. If you already have plans for a home gym to keep you fit without leaving your dream home, you will find countless options to keep your nutrition on track from farmer’s markets to health-conscious dining.

Perfect For Raising A Family

Your home is built to fit the needs and lifestyle of your family, but raising your family doesn’t stay within those walls. In 2018, Fort Collins was ranked as the Best City For Families in Colorado. In addition to health-minded community, you will find that there are wonderful schools and programs for sports, art, music, or any other interest. Fort Collins also has over 50 parks, playgrounds, pools, and sports facilities located all throughout the city.


More often than not, custom homes are carefully built to provide the perfect space for hosting and entertaining, but there will be times when you’ll prefer to take the party somewhere else. Whether you want to grab lunch with a friend or have a fun night out on the town, Fort Collins has a vibrant social scene for all tastes and occasions.

For more reasons why you should consider building your dream home in the beautiful city of Fort Collins, contact us at NoCO Custom Homes today!

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