FAQ

How large are the lot sizes in Ohtama?
What prices are the lots?
What size house can I build?
What type of fencing can I use?
What utilities are available?
Is there a limit on what type of house I can build?
What about detached buildings?
What animals are allowed in Ohtama?
How long before I can begin building?
Do you have builders we can choose from?
Do I have to use one of your builders?
How far is it to Denver?
What is the elevation and weather of Evergreen?
What recreational amenities are available?
What about energy efficient homes?

How large are the lot sizes in Ohtama?

There are 12 lots ranging in size from a half-acre to just over an acre.

What prices are the lots?

Prices vary by lot depending on size and location but range from $180,000 to $270,000.

What size house can I build?

The minimum square footage above grade is 2200 square feet with a 45 foot height restriction. There is no maximum size.

What type of fencing can I use?

Lot fencing must be substantially the same as the perimeter fence. No chain link or woven wire fencing will be allowed.

What utilities are available?

Ohtama has public water and sewer as well as telephone, natural gas and cable service.

Is there a limit on what type of house I can build?

All homes must be approved by the Ohtama Architectural Control Committee and must fit in with the existing surroundings.

What about detached buildings?

No detached buildings are allowed in Ohtama including garages and sheds. No separate dog runs are allowed.

What animals are allowed in Ohtama?

Up to 3 domestic pets which must be kept on the owner’s property are allowed. No horses or domestic fowl of any kind can be kept at Ohtama.

How long before I can begin building?

Building can begin immediately upon Architectural Control Committee approval and must be started no later than 9 months after lot purchase.

Do you have builders we can choose from?

We have a list of builders who are familiar with Ohtama and have built homes in Evergreen. They are familiar with the unique requirements of mountain construction. Contact us and we’ll be glad to forward a copy of the list.

Do I have to use one of your builders?

No. Any builder is welcome to build in Ohtama so long as the plans have approval of the Architectural Control Committee.

How far is it to Denver?

It is about 30 miles east on I-70 to downtown Denver.

What is the elevation and weather of Evergreen?

Evergreen is at 7200 feet with average temperatures ranging from the high 70’s to low 80’s in the summer and the mid 40’s to 50’s in the winter. In 2006 Evergreen was home to 41,500 people.

What recreational amenities are available?

Major ski areas are less than hour west on I-70. Casino gaming is ½ hour away in Central City and Blackhawk. Evergreen Public Golf Course is within 5 miles and Hiwan Country Club is also nearby. Evergreen Lake is just north of downtown which offers fishing in the summer and ice skating in the winter. There are many parks, hiking and biking trails within a short distance.

What about energy efficient homes?

Green built homes and solar custom homes are encouraged in Ohtama. The location is perfect for all energy efficient construction. Ohtama is a premier green community in Evergreen and Colorado.

For more information please contact:
Rooftop Realty
Mack and Andi Durbin, Brokers
303-881-8844
www.rooftoprealty.com