Mesa Cortina, a woodsy Silverthorne neighborhood.
By Meredith Hanson
(Coldwell Banker Colorado Rockies Real Estate)
This is the first in a series about the different neighborhoods in and near Silverthorne. Mesa Cortina is actually not in the Town of Silverthorne, but in unincorporated Summit County. Most residents use the Silverthorne post office and it is in the Silverthorne area in our MLS system. Mesa Cortina consists of three different subdivisions, Mesa Cortina West, Mesa Cortina Sub, and Cortina. There is also a new subdivision nearby called Cortina Ridge, but it has its own homeowners association and is not considered part of Mesa Cortina. The neighborhood consists of roughly 250 homesites. Mesa Cortina West, toward the bottom of the hill, was the first part to be developed. Some of the homes were built in the 1970s as mountain getaways for people living in Denver. Over time, those litt...