At Home in History: University Park Homes for Sale

Park Hill Homes for SaleIf you are looking for a neighborhood in Denver that combines the charm of craftsman-style architecture and beautiful parks with the conveniences of a central location, light rail and local shopping, take time to explore University Park homes for sale.

The University Park neighborhood sits just east of the University of Denver.   The heart of the neighborhood is Observatory Park bordering Evans Avenue between South Fillmore Street and South Milwaukee Street.  The park offers wide open green spaces, picnic areas, a playground and the historic Chamberlain Observatory. A local astronomy club hosts regular open house events at the observatory.

Surrounding the park you will find a beautiful mix of historic homes and updated luxury houses with the finest amenities. Like many Denver neighborhoods, there has been a focus on bringing modern luxury to older homes while still staying true to the historic architecture and charm of the area.

To get a feel of the historic air of this classic Denver neighborhood, check out the Buchtel Bungalow, located at 2100 South Columbine Street.  Built by the University of Denver’s 13th chancellor, Henry Buchtel, the house represents the history and feel of this neighborhood. When Buchtel served as Colorado’s 13th governor, this residence served as the governor’s mansion.  It doesn’t get more stately and luxury than that!

The charm of the University Park neighborhood welcomes home buyers to enjoy the storied history of Denver while enjoying all that modern amenities of an urban neighborhood. If you are interested in more information about historic or luxury homes in the University Park neighborhood, please contact us today.