About an hour northeast of Grand Junction, Rifle, Colorado, is a western town that caters to the outdoors-man. The area around Rifle is especially popular for hunting. The historic downtown covers a couple of blocks with a great selection of "Mom and Pop" boutiques and restaurants. The renovated Ute Theater offers a broad range of events and live performances and the Brenden Rifle Movie Theater has 7 screens.
Approximately 15 miles north of town, you'll come across the Rifle Gap State Park. Camping, fishing and boating on the reservoir are popular here, as is spelunking next door at Rifle Falls State Park's limestone caves formed by a 50-foot waterfall.
Rifle Creek Golf Course is located down the hill from Rifle Gap State Park and nestled against the Grand Hogback ridge offering two distinct 9-hole tracks, large practice facilities, clubhouse, bar & grill. Rifle Creek provide great value with unforgettable views and experiences. Within minutes from this fantastic golf course, Rifle Creek Subdivision offers larger custom homes with a few acres of property that average around $600K+.
At the entry level end of the housing market in Rifle, the average townhouse is selling for around $220K. New homes are currently being built in the established Promontory Subdivision and are being marketed at the $350K price point offering basic finishes. The average single-family home in Rifle sells from $300K-$500K depending on the size, age and location. Properties offering acreage outside of city limits typically start over $400k.