Hampden South is bordered by Monaco to Yosemite St, Hamden to I-225 and DTC Blvd to Yosemite from I-225 to E Belleview.
Ranked by the neighborhood platform Niche as 16th among 76 neighborhoods for “Best Neighborhood to Buy a House in the Denver Area,” Hampden South is 11 miles south of downtown Denver. Including the main thoroughfare Hampden Avenue and much of the Denver Tech Center
, Hampden South is an ideal spot for young professionals who seek an urban suburban mix feel with close proximity to restaurants, bars and coffee shops. Cherry Creek State Park
, one of Denver’s most popular destinations for boaters and bicyclists, three golf courses, retail giants like Target and Whole Foods, the state-of-the-art Continental Theater movie house, and a popular sledding hill at George Wallace Park are also nearby. Hampden South also offers easy access to other parts of the city via the Southmoor light rail station or nearby I-25. A family-oriented area, Hampden South is a great alternative for those looking for affordable options with a wealth of conveniences.
University is bound by I-25, Downing Street, University Boulevard, and the Denver/Englewood Boundary.
Just east of University Boulevard, the University neighborhood boasts a variety of homes from small bungalows to mid-century ranches to new single family homes. Surrounding the University of Denver
and all it has to offer including theater, concerts, seminars, lectures, and top-ranked hockey and lacrosse teams, the area includes coffeehouses, fast-casual restaurants and bars for families and twenty-somethings alike. Its location is convenient for shopping and a multitude of recreational opportunities, including nearby Observatory Park. Within 15 minutes of downtown by car, and 20 minutes by light rail, University is a popular neighborhood for both families and twenty-somethings alike who can hop on their bikes and follow bike lanes and multi-use trails virtually all the way to downtown Denver.
University Hills is bound by University Blvd and I-25 south to Hampden Ave and east to I-25.
Developed in the 1950s and lauded for its ideal central location, University Hills is a quiet residential neighborhood of modest, single-family homes surrounded by major thoroughfares and retail. As Denver continues to grow, University Hills is still sought after for its central location which offers an easy drive north to downtown or south to the Denver Tech Center
. While homes are mostly small to mid-size ranches with large backyards, buyers are increasingly replacing older homes with bigger and more modern designs. The neighborhood also includes several amenities including Mamie D Eisenhower Park and its recreation center, the Ross-University Hills Library, a big-box shopping center, two movie theaters, and scenic biking and hiking trails along the High Line Canal. Still relatively affordable, University Hills is an ideal choice for first-time home buyers.
Washington Parkis bound by Downing Street, Cherry Creek, I-25, and University Boulevard.
Washington Park (or as the locals call it, “Wash Park”) is one of the most highly sought after neighborhoods in Denver. Designed by Reinhard Schuetze in 1889, this expansive park totaling 160 acres is famous for its lush landscaping, awning-covered storefronts and family-friendly atmosphere. Including two lakes, two formal flower gardens, tree-lined paths and a seemingly endless expanses of green grass, it’s one of the most beloved and frequented parks in the city and a key draw for living in this neighborhood. When residents are not out on the park walking their dogs, running, biking, paddle boating or doing yoga, they can enjoy the amenities of nearby Old South Gaylord
, once the site of the city's first trolley car route, now home to galleries, wine and cocktail bars, specialty shops, boutique and high-end clothing stores and some of Denver's best local dining. The quaint shops and cafes in Bonnie Brae and the Cherry Creek shopping district
are also nearby. Adding to its appeal, Washington Park has easy access to 1-25 and the light rail, solidifying it as one of the most desirable neighborhoods in Denver.
Wellshire is bound by Hampden Avenue, Colorado Boulevard, Yale Ave, and University Boulevard.
Ranked the second-best Denver neighborhood to live by the real estate website Niche.com in 2019, Wellshire is beloved for its suburban feel with all the amenities of the city within reach. The neighborhood boasts winding wide streets lined with mid-century ranches and new-build mansions with expansive lawns and is a highly sought after area for growing families who seek out its neighborhood school – Slavens
, a K-8th grade school considered one of the best in Denver. Homeowners also enjoy amenities such as nearby Wellshire Golf Club, a public golf course; University Hills Shopping Center, and all the amenities available at the nearby University of Denver
. Conveniently located between downtown and the Denver Tech Center, it is easy to understand the popularity of Wellshire.