Each of Denver’s unique regions is comprised of different towns that each have their own feel and own unique market. Whether you want to be in the heart of everything in Downtown Denver or up in the foothills of Evergreen, Legacy Realty can help you find a home in a neighborhood that works for your lifestyle. Check out available properties and current market stats for each of these unique Denver neighborhoods.
Littleton, Ken Caryl, and Englewood are just a few of the desirable communities in Southwest Denver, Littleton being the largest. Downtown Historical Littleton has a friendly atmosphere and dozens of locally owned restaurants and shops attracting both visitors and residents. Also in Southwest Denver, Highlands Ranch is a master planned community with over 100,000 residents, making it one of the largest ‘non-cities’ in the country. Southwest Denver is desirable for outdoorsy people who like being close to mountains and open space, while still having proximity to the airport and downtown.
Cherry Hills / Greenwood Village / DTC
Cherry Hills/Greenwood Village/DTC
Located eight short miles South from downtown, the estates of Cherry Hills and Greenwood Village are considered to be among the most exclusive in the nation. Homes are estate sized with large, sitting on impeccably manicured lots with everything from well-bred horses to shiny imported cars. The Denver Technological Center or DTC is located along the Eastern corridor of Interstate 25 and boasts a work/live lifestyle with sleek, urban buildings and excellent dining options.
From charming victorian bungalows in the small town of Edgewater to the more populated suburb of Lakewood, West Denver Residents enjoy quick access to Downtown and stunning mountains views. Wheat Ridge is also a great option for those looking to have easy freeway access with a close-knit community. Parks and trails are abundant in West Denver and schools are part of the Jefferson County Schools District.
Just West of State Highway 470 is the highly desirable Front Range, home to the world famous Red Rocks Park and Amphitheater in Morrison. With a quirky historical downtown, Morrison feels like a world away from the pulsing streets of Downtown Denver. The Chatfield Ranch and Botanical Garden draw people all year round with a stunning display of flora and fauna from butterfly exhibitions, to fall harvest festivals. Roxborough is an upscale community just South of the Chatfield Reservoir and has many living options ranging from entry level to custom estates. The Front Range has an incredible amount of dedicated open space, stunning views of mountains and rock formations, and plenty of room for outdoor activities.
Home to the fantastic historical town of Arvada and quickly growing master-planned communities spanning from Brighton to Commerce City, North Denver is an excellent housing option for Denver’s increasing population. Residents of North Denver cities like Broomfield, Northglenn, and Westminister can enjoy thousands of acres of dedicated open space, complete with trails and lakes. With easy access to downtown and affordable pricing, North Denver is a desirable destination for many to live.
South Denver runs along the Interstate 25 and Highway 85 corridor. Cities in South Denver include Lone Tree, Sedalia, Castle Pines, and Castle Rock. Lone Tree is an upscale small town and the most North of these cities with an easy commute via light rail or car to Downtown or DTC. To the South and West is Sedalia, a small unincorporated community with close-knit residents and stunning views of the mountains. Castle Rock is the halfway point between Downtown Denver and Colorado Springs and is rapidly gaining popularity. Castle Rock has received numerous national recognitions for its excellence in family living.
From professional sports arenas, museums, theaters, shopping, and acclaimed restaurants, Downtown Denver real estate is one of the most coveted in the nation. There are dozens of micro neighborhoods within downtown, each one offering a distinction residents are proud to make. Areas in Downtown include the upscale mansions of Washington Park and Cherry Creek, the artsy and urban RiNo district, Capitol Hill, and the bungalows of downtown’s best kept secret, Sloan’s Lake.
One of the fastest growing areas East of Denver is Aurora, with over 345,000 residents and counting. Residents of Aurora have easy access to downtown, excellent schools, award-winning golf courses, and the world-renowned Anschutz Medical Center. Parker is located just south of Aurora and is appealing to live in for its large property lots and small town atmosphere. Historic Main Street in downtown Parker offers shopping, dining, Farmers Market and the Annual Parker Days Fair.
Whether you are looking to have a permanent residence or a weekend getaway, mountain living offers serenity at its finest. Mountain towns South of Interstate 70 include Pine, Bailey, Conifer, and Evergreen. Real estate in these communities range from rustic cabins to gated mansions, most with land and zoning for horses and other livestock. To the North is Golden, the former territory capitol of Colorado. Golden is rich in history and home to the Colorado School of Mines and the Coors Brewing Factory. The residential community is close-knit and laid back. Boulder is located Northwest of Denver and is a thriving community rich with art, dining, shopping, and outdoor activities. Real estate in Boulder is highly sought after and a mixture of hip, urban architecture, and lovingly restored historical Victorians.
East and South of the Denver International Airport is a region called the Eastern Plains, encompassing towns of Lochbuie, Watkins, Bennett, Franktown, and Elizabeth. If land is what you’re after, look no further. Real estate in the Eastern Plains has a more flat terrain and is excellent for agriculture, livestock, all-terrain vehicles, and people who want to spread out a bit.