Denver has a lot of choices for homebuyers, but outdoorsy people gravitate to Sloan’s Lake developments. Home prices range from about $150,000 to 3.8 million, but the average listing price is currently around $800,000 in Sloan’s Lake area which is known for its annual Dragon Boat Festival and quiet streets around a park and dazzling lake. The Sloan’s Lake neighborhood is south of Highlands in what’s also called Denver North West.
Buying into an up-and coming area
As far as the latest development news, it’s always interesting to live in an up-and-coming community. Excitement in recent years has buzzed around the redevelopment projects on an old hospital campus on the south side of Sloan’s Lake. An experienced Denver Realtor who knows the area well can fill you in on what inventory is available with the best views. The big decision for homebuyers is whether to live in an urban chic townhouse, classic Tudor, Victorian, bungalow or modern home.
Buying new construction
If you love new construction or a thrilling urban infill project, you will find a lot of intriguing options in Sloan’s Lake. According to a recent article by Business Den, Denver homebuilder Alpert Cos. Plans to add 10 additional townhouses to the Sloan’s Lake area. The work will take place this year at 16th Avenue and Wolff Street. The community is between Sloan’s Lake Park and Colfax Avenue. The Business Den reports prices are not finalized, but will likely range from $400,000 to $700,000 for the three- and four-bedroom townhouses. Builders are constructing the townhouses to have between 1,600 and 2,800 square feet of living space.
Sloan’s Lake is a walk-able community that is near shops, a movie theater and restaurants. Active and athletic people love living near the 3-mile bike-and-pedestrian path that circles the lake. If you love to fish or boat, consider lakefront living at the foot of the Rocky Mountains. At Downtown Denver Realty, we can help you hunt for that custom modern home with a rooftop deck or a townhouse close to your favorite neighborhood hotspots.