You might have better luck finding a rental in your budget in the Parker or Littleton near Chatfield. Since you like the solitude you might want to focus on Parker. Craigslist and rentals.com have always been resources for finding rentals. I know all these areas pretty well and my children have gone to Chatfield and Thunder Ridge. You are more than welcome to message me directly if you would like to chat about any of these areas. I know you would like to make the right decision for your family. Best of luck to you.