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 - 4 Baths

412 North Ford Street

Golden, Colorado

Listing office: RE/MAX ALLIANCE

MLS® ID: 2280518

4 beds - 3 Baths

8511 South Mariposa Drive

Morrison, Colorado

Listing office: Century 21 SPX Realty Professionals

MLS® ID: 9252908

4 beds - 2 Baths

571 Sunrise Drive

Golden, Colorado

Listing office: LIV Sotheby's International Realty

MLS® ID: 6425166

5 beds - 2 Baths

4210 Aspen Lane

Evergreen, Colorado

Listing office: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Elevated Living RE

MLS® ID: 7228496

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