Fruita Is Known For Affordable Housing, Small Town Feel And Proximity to Grand Junction
Fruita thrives in its historic role as an agricultural and business center. Winner of the Governor’s Smart Growth and Development award for four straight years, you will be able to see why this growing city manages to maintain its small town charm. Located off I-70 at exit 19, residents have the luxury of being in the midst of the best Colorado mountain biking terrain, riveting white water rapids and sun soaked hiking trails.
North of I-70 is Aspen Avenue and it runs through the center of town, here you will find restaurants, breweries, biking stores, coffee shops, churches and other retail businesses. The majority of the buildings have been here since the town began, refurbished over the years and keeping with the original character and history. Colorado Canyons is Fruita's full service hospital and medical facility. The near-by Fruita Community Center is the most popular attraction for residents. Offering an indoor pool, outdoor pool, indoor running track, fitness area, library, gym, indoor playground and Senior Center.
South of I-70 is another smaller retail area with restaurants, banks, essential needs shopping and an outpatient medical facility. Adobe Creek Golf Course and Clubhouse which is a public golf course and James M. Robb Colorado River State Park is nearby with all of its recreational amenities. Summer music concerts are offered and feature some top names where you can bring a chair and a picnic dinner to enjoy the music.
Fruita Is Where You Can Connect All Aspects Of Your Life, Family, Work And Recreation
Prospective buyers have the choice of a home on acreage, stylish subdivisions, a 55+ retirement community, or living close to downtown. Popular subdivisions are: Comstock Estates, Legacy, Vista Valley, Orchard Valley, Vintners Farm, and Woodland Village. Brandon Estates and Aspen Village are two of the newest.
Fruita started as an agricultural town and as the farm land was sold, luxury homes on acreage were built. Popular choices are La Mesa, Horseshoe Ridge, Pinedale Estates, Roma Estates, Lucki Estates and Auburne.
Fruita Schools and Festivals
There are two elementary schools, Rimrock and Shelledy, two middle School, one for grades 6-7, and one for 8-9 and Fruita Monument High School. A new elementary school is in the works. There are 13 parks throughout town, walking trails, and passage to the best mountain biking trails. Fruita offers quick access to the Colorado National Monument, the Colorado River and Highline Lake. You will never run out of things to do in Fruita.
Freeway access is just minutes away.....15 minutes to Grand Junction.....30 minutes to Western Colorado's largest regional airport.