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University Park/Observatory Park Homes for Sale in Denver

The University Park neighborhood enjoys all the convenience of the University of Denver’s (DU) college campus, while keeping the storybook setting of an upscale Denver neighborhood.  Mansions with attached carriage houses rest on wide streets as many older homes are being replaced by newer two-story homes with all the modern amenities. The aesthetically pleasing streets are wide and lined with trees, perfect for shady summer walks.

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2364 S Columbine Street, Denver, CO 80210 

2965 S Gilpin Street, Denver, CO 80210

Custom Mediterranean-style home in Observatory Park! Boasting nearly 6,500 SF, this picturesque 5-bedroom has been enhanced to provide a lavish living experience.



Located to the east of the University of Denver (DU), University Park is a centrally located neighborhood just south of Interstate 25 and west of South Colorado Boulevard. The following reasons make this community one of the hottest Denver neighborhood:

  • GREAT HOMES. The homes in University Park are almost exclusively single-family ranches, but newly constructed neo-eclectics are becoming increasingly common. 
  • CENTRAL LOCATION. University Park has direct access to I-25 and enjoys the recent progress of movie theaters, organic markets, and sportswear outlets on the Colorado Boulevard corridor. 
  • PARKS - The mature-tree-lined Observatory Park, named for the Romanesque Chamberlin Observatory, is a haven for rugby games, basketball players, tennis gurus, stroller-gripping mothers, and picnickers. 
  • GREAT NEIGHBORHOOD The neighborhood is a storybook setting of an upscale Denver neighborhood.

Nearby Attractions:

The University of Denver. Founded in 1864, DU is a private institution known for giving its students a unique blend of urban living combined with traditional education. 

Nearby University Park is Observatory Park, which is home to an 1894 Alvan Clark-Saegmuller 20-inch refracting telescope. The observatory is maintained and operated by DU, where residents are able to participate in twice-weekly observing nights and monthly open house star-gazing nights sponsored by the Denver Astronomical Society.



The neighborhood is also home to eclectic eateries, local coffee shops, dive bars, and of course, a brewery. 

  • La Belle Rosette, a family-operated coffeehouse at 2423 S. University Blvd. is a great little spot to sit back with a book and some espresso.
  • Crimson and Gold Tavern and The Pioneer Bar, both lower-cost college-kid-friendly bars, also offer options for late-night/early-evening drinking.
  • Another local Denver coffee roasting company, Kaladi Brothers, boasts air-roasted beans and a funky atmosphere to study or read a book.
  • Another spot to check out it Fermaentra Brewery at 1715 Evans Ave., which offers unique brews like its Rozzer, a Southern English Brown, and Redolent, a crisp Belgian Blonde. Fermaentra is also known to have a different food truck parked outside for pretty much every day of the week.
  • Asbury Provisions offers craft beer and cocktail menu in the evenings.

University Park offers a slew of nearby coffee bars like Bruegger’s Bagels. There are also plenty of dining options like The Mustard House, The Ramen House and more. Bars and late-night venues include Crimson and Gold Tavern, the DU sports fan bar, Quixote’s True Blue

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Latest University Park Listings

4 Beds 5 Baths 2068808 MLS
A vision of contemporary urban design comes to life in this stunning new ½ duplex residence in desirable Observatory park area, steps away from University of Denver. The brand new 4BR, 5BTH home, with a finished basement and rooftop, offers an expansive floor plan with large windows, modern spaces created by exceptional designers from Denver Design Center and a team in Valencia, Spain. You’ll immediately notice the chef's kitchen that showcases European cabinets, Spanish tile imported by Porcelanosa, Thermador built-in high-end commercial grade appliances, fridge/freezer side by side columns, Quartz countertops and an oversized 13-ft island with waterfall edges. In the living room, you’ll find a gorgeous corner fireplace surrounded in unique 3D tile. A collection of large Anderson windows summon in the natural light illuminating interior walls with modern smooth finish and hard-wood floors. Ascend the stairs to a spacious primary suite with spa-like five-piece bath and oversized walk-in closet. Porcelanosa could showcase this bath in their 5th Ave NYC showroom, as walls, floors, free-standing tub are all finished with their high-end products. There is a spacious loft/flex space that could be used as another home office, gym or for entertaining, plumbed for a bar, and offers large deck with mountain views prewired and structurally ready for a hot tub. Finished basement with 9ft. ceiling features multiple egress windows, another bedroom, a large full bathroom and a spacious storage room. Relax with a glass of wine on a covered patio or cozy up by a fire pit (available gas line) admiring the freshly landscaped outdoors. Highly energy-efficient house, with foam insulation throughout, Ring door bell, Ring smart camera in the backyard. Roof is ready for solar panels with dedicated space on roof and electric panel. Oversized 2-car garage features a 220V outlet for an electric vehicle. One year Builder Warranty included.

2072 S Clayton Street, Denver

Courtesy of HomeSmart Realty .,303-513-8930

4 Beds 4 Baths 4338142 MLS
Turn-key ready in coveted University Park! Fabulous location on Madison Street with a picket fenced front yard and a tranquil, landscaped private haven in the backyard. The house is stunning from the get go with new limestone tile in the entryway and a living room flooded with natural light. The freshly painted dining room has wood flooring, a coffered ceiling, updated fixture and cellular shades. The kitchen is spectacular with a Wolf range in the kitchen island, new double ovens, two dishwashers, 2-toned cabinets and a pantry with pull-outs. The breakfast nook and family room with fireplace are open to the kitchen creating an open concept for family time and entertaining. The office off the family room features built-ins, a ceiling fan and a large slider opening into the luscious backyard. An additional backyard entrance is located in the laundry/mud room complete with storage and sink basin. The large primary bedroom upstairs boasts new carpet, a walk-in closet with organizational system and a 5-piece bathroom with new paint and window treatments. The primary bath has two sinks, a soaker tub, walk-in shower and skylight. The upper level bedrooms have new carpet, ceiling fans and reach-in closets and the full bathroom has double sinks. The finished basement provides more living space with a large family room, guest room, 3/4 bathroom, a play/workout room with mini rock wall and storage space in a flex room. The lush backyard offers a choice of outdoor living spaces with a covered patio, pergola and grassy area. Satisfy your green thumb with numerous plants including tomatoes and strawberries. The finished detached 2-car garage has natural light and all shelving and workbench are included. Class 4 impact resistant roof. Furnace, humidifier & AC were replaced in 2021. Solar panels are paid off and XCel credits money back every month. Minutes from walking, biking or driving to amenities, Harvard Gulch Trail, Highline Canal, I-25 and the Yale Light Rail Station!

2616 S Madison Street, Denver

Courtesy of RE/MAX Alliance .,303-517-7484

4 Beds 2 Baths 3975189 MLS
SELLER IS OFFERING A $30,000 CREDIT AT CLOSING FOR BUYER TO USE ACCORDING TO THEIR CHOICE: PRICE REDUCTION, RATE BUY DOWN, OR TOWARD CLOSING COSTS & PRE-PAIDS. Amazing remodel with easy access to I-25 and quick commute to downtown and the Denver Tech Center! As you enter the foyer and front living/dining area, you’re immediately greeted by this bright warm space featuring newly vaulted ceilings, beautiful hickory wood floors, and large double-pane windows providing tons of natural light throughout. As you continue to the back of the house, you enter the fully remodeled kitchen featuring stainless steel appliances, gas range, quartz countertops, and new cabinets offering ample storage. The kitchen opens to the great room with its soaring ceiling and huge windows. Sliding glass doors to the newly added Trex deck and private backyard make this a wonderful entertaining space. The primary suite located off the great room feels large and spacious with another vaulted ceiling, plenty of space for a king bed, and a nice sitting area. A sliding barn door leads to the attached primary bath with huge walk-in shower, polished marble tile, double vanity with quartz countertops, and spacious walk-in closet. A separate hallway leads to three additional bedrooms (ideal for office space as well), large full bath with double vanity and marble tile, laundry area, and several closets. New carport added to the front driveway, and two storage sheds in the backyard provide the extra space you need for lawn equipment, bikes, and other toys. The home’s upgrades include the systems as well... new HVAC; new A/C; all new electrical panel, wiring and fixtures; and new sprinkler system in front and back yards. Despite proximity to Colorado Blvd, it is remarkably quiet with limited traffic noise and/or through traffic. Convenient access to I-25 makes it easy to get anywhere in the city or escape to the mountains. Don’t miss the opportunity to come take a look!

3900 E Jerome Avenue, Denver

Courtesy of Coldwell Banker Realty 24 .,303-523-4297

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