Denver Downtown Lofts and Condos: Is Urban Living Right for You?

If you lived in the suburbs most of your adult life, you are likely ready to find your inner hipster with Denver’s best downtown lofts and condos. An experienced Realtor can help you search for the right LoDo (lower downtown) loft or other hip Denver neighborhoods. Whether you choose to live in Ajax Lofts in Prospect Place just west of historic LoDo, The Beauvallon in the Golden Triangle neighborhood or Streetcar Stables, a loft building in LoDo with original brick from the 1880s, it pays to consider if condo living is right for you. According to an article by U.S. News & World Report, a condo is a hybrid between a house and an apartment unit. In a high-rise condo such as 100 Park Avenue in the Five Points location, you could live in a condo above or bel ow another person’s condo. Consider the pros and cons before when hunting for a place to live in the vibrant city of Denver.

  • If you don’t like to mow

If you aren’t interested in having a yard to maintain, you may prefer condo living. When you buy a condo, you also agree to pay dues to a condominium association. From a financial perspective, it may come out equal if you would pay to have someone mow and maintain your yard as a home owner.

  • If you like entertainment

People who live in downtown Denver can walk to hundreds of different cafes, coffee shops and restaurants. Living in downtown lofts and condos makes it more convenient to get to dance clubs and music venues.

  • If you like a sense of community

Most condo buildings and lofts give residents a feeling of community. Some buildings have on-site coffee shops and business centers. At The Beauvallon people can get to know one another at the jacuzzi, Matrix fitness center, rooftop pool or sauna.

Other advantages of choosing to live in a condo or loft downtown is the fact that they are close to light rail, highways, public transportation and many workplaces. Also, some people can’t resist the views they can get by living in a high-rise condo building. For example, residents of Barclay Towers on the 16th Street Mall, have amazing city and mountain views from high-rise windows.

At Peter Hauben Real Estate, we can show you any of the downtown lofts and condos as well as single-family homes that might fit your style.