I tried to keep these top options pretty close to Lakewood but still on larger acreage.

Here is a live (updated every 15 minutes) search of all homes in Evergreen, Golden, Morrison and Conifer in the $750-950k range and less than 5,000 square feet:

4 beds - 2+ Baths

31537 Broadmoor Drive

Evergreen, Colorado

Listing office: RE/MAX ALLIANCE

MLS® ID: 8546113

3 beds - 2+ Baths

15908 Weaver Gulch Drive

Morrison, Colorado

Listing office: Redfin Corporation

MLS® ID: 7830271

4 beds - 3+ Baths

1580 Saddle Ridge Drive

Evergreen, Colorado

Listing office: Blake Team Realty

MLS® ID: 4319915

5 beds - 4 Baths

15358 West Ellsworth Drive

Golden, Colorado

Listing office: Colorado Real Estate Company

MLS® ID: 2032390

And Lastly, here is a little bit about me and my experience helping buyers like you move into the foothills!  Buying With Bob