Homes are going fast at Barefoot Lakes, Firestone’s masterfully planned community and the haven that nature calls home. The choice of where to live is one that can create a ripple effect in your life – and choosing to live at Barefoot Lakes ensures that the ripple effect will be full of natural wonders.

Barefoot Lakes continues its tradition of nature-centric community amenities with its newest neighborhood, The Havens. Just beyond The Cove Lifestyle Center, follow the trail through the enhanced native greenbelt to your home in this area of wild beauty, where winding roads lead from home to peaceful and playful parks. Hideaway Park, an intimate, programmed park with outdoor installed lawn games such as can jam, ladder golf, and cornhole, is slated to open in spring or summer of this year. The larger park in this neighborhood, Havens Park, is also growing. It will feature an open field and green space, indicative of true Colorado and Denver city parks, as well as a number of family-friendly features including rock scrambles, natural slides and benches.

The Chelton by Lennar, offers 4 bedrooms and 3.5 baths and features an open layout on the main level and a private suite with a kitchenette upstairs.

Within The Havens, Lennar is offering your final chance to live in a home from one of its most popular collections, the Pioneer Collection. The Pioneer Collection at Barefoot Lakes includes three home plans, each designed to offer livable, flexible space for the modern family. The Chelton two-story home with 4 bedrooms and 3.5 baths is perfect for multi-generational families, with an open layout on the main level and a private suite with a kitchenette upstairs. This is part of Lennar’s Next Gen home product that provides functional living space for extended families.

The Pioneer Collection homes, like all Lennar homes, come with Lennar’s signature EI “Everything’s Included” program. “We include all the features in your home with no upgrade costs,” says Carrie Castilian, marketing director for Lennar. New home consultant Briana Cruttenden adds, “​​With our Everything Included, buyers don’t have to pay extra for upgrades. When they walk through our model homes, they know what they are going to get. We include a lot of features most buyers would want as standard – some of those include smart features; stainless steel kitchen appliances, including the refrigerator and gas range; a full unfinished basement; AC unit; EVP flooring on the main level; quartz countertops, and so much more.” Pioneer Collection homes start in the high $500s.

The Mosaic 6 by Brookfield Residential is the biggest plan in the collection, with a 2100-square-foot layout and options for up to five bedrooms.

Brookfield Residential is also launching its newest collection of homes, the Mosaic Portfolio, at The Havens. The Mosaic Portfolio of homes spotlight beauty and convenience from the outside in, with artful details and thoughtful features throughout. Mosaic homes make a perfect choice for almost any stage of life because they focus on easy, comfortable living, with modern amenities like the myHub flexspace that allows you to design the area to your needs: whether that’s a high-tech home office or a heavy-duty play space for toddlers. The Mosaic Portfolio also lends itself to entertaining, with expansive and tasteful spaces both indoors and outdoors for gatherings of any size in any type of weather. Plus, 3-car garages offer plenty of space for your car and your gear.

There are six home plans in the Mosaic Portfolio, and each offers a unique way to meet your specific layout and space needs. The single-story Mosaic 1 makes home management a breeze, with two beds and up to two baths, each bathed in plenty of natural light from windows and large sliding doors. The Mosaic 2 offers a single-story plan with more rooms and a layout that provides separation between the Owner’s Retreat and the other bedrooms, creating the perfect level of privacy for a family with teens or tweens. The Mosaic 5 boasts a certain expansiveness, with a larger kitchen design, an airy walk-in closet, and a loft that can be converted into a fourth bedroom. The Mosaic 6 takes that space to the next level as the biggest plan in the collection, with a 2100-square-foot layout and options for up to five bedrooms. Added features like a storage room off the Owner’s Entry and a long kitchen island add to a smart design that makes clever use of every inch of space.

Whichever plan calls to you in the Mosaic Collection, you’ll have quick access to all of Barefoot Lakes most desirable amenities. Just down the road is The Cove Lifestyle Center, one of Barefoot Lakes’ most impressive amenities. The Cove is a lifestyle center featuring a pool, which opens on Memorial Day, as well as outdoor seating, a grill area, and a 24-hour fitness center with keyfob access and a flex room. Join neighbors for a pick-up game on the pickleball courts or gather around the firepits to watch the stars. Spend cooler nights in the indoor lounge area watching the game, or use the coffee station to fuel your morning routine or chat with a friend.

In addition to The Cove, Barefoot Lakes is home to a number of community parks that offer lush, green spaces for neighbors to gather and enjoy the natural environment. The largest of these is Peninsula Park, a lakeside park with playgrounds and miles of nature trails looping around nearly 100 acres of lakes. Tucked away in the WaterSide neighborhood is WaterSide Park, a character-rich, nature-infused neighborhood park with its own network of trails for running and strolling.

Homesites are currently growing in The Havens, with homes available now and even more on the way. Join Lennar and Brookfield Residential in May for model home grand openings for their latest new homes in The Havens at Barefoot Lakes. Sign up to learn more at

By Emma Castleberry