University Hills

Discover the quaint charm of University Hills, a gem nestled in the heart of southeast Denver. While it may not boast the bustling cultural scene of downtown, this serene enclave offers a tranquil retreat without sacrificing urban conveniences. With easy access to I-25, you're never far from the vibrant experiences Denver has to offer.

At the heart of University Hills lies a bustling shopping center, ensuring a world of convenience is just a stone's throw away. Enjoy a movie night out with two local theaters to choose from, or indulge in a shopping spree whenever the mood strikes. The neighborhood is also home to the picturesque Eisenhower (Mamie Doud) Park, a perfect spot for a leisurely weekend picnic.

Despite a notable increase in property values, the average sale price in University Hills remains an attractive proposition, especially in Denver's competitive real estate market. The classic ranch-style homes, adorned with meticulously manicured lawns, are not only aesthetically pleasing but also surprisingly affordable, with prices still hovering below the $600,000 mark.

Population: 5,706 2023 Median Sale Price: $596,061

Neighborhood Rankings:

  • Real Estate Rank: 6
  • Schools Score: 4
  • Crime Rank: 46
  • X Factor Score: 6.5

The culinary scene in University Hills may be modest, but it holds its own with a delightful selection of Middle Eastern eateries like Marrakech Grill and Amira Bakery. For a casual dining experience, Poppies offers a laid-back ambiance, while Kokoro serves up quick Japanese bites for the on-the-go foodie. And there's more on the horizon with the upcoming opening of Junction Food & Drink, a 10-concept food hall, set to elevate the local dining landscape.

When it comes to entertainment, the neighborhood doesn't disappoint. Choose between Landmark's Chez Artiste Theatre and Regal UA Colorado Center & IMAX for a cinematic adventure. For a dose of playful competition, head over to Dave & Buster’s, located conveniently next to the latter.

Fitness enthusiasts will appreciate the swimming facilities at Eisenhower Recreation Center and the Schlessman Family YMCA, while golf aficionados can tee off at the public Wellshire Golf Course. The scenic High Line Canal, a well-shaded haven, seamlessly connects University Hills to the neighboring Wellshire, offering a peaceful trail for morning jogs or evening strolls.

Embark on a journey of serene living in University Hills, where suburban tranquility meets urban convenience, all at a value that's hard to beat in Denver's thriving real estate landscape.

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