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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

5 Beds 6 Baths 7451025 MLS
Welcome to your Mediterranean Luxury Home nestled in the coveted Observatory Park neighborhood. Spanning 6,764 SF, this custom-built masterpiece showcases exquisite craftsmanship and meticulous attention to detail. Upon entry, you are welcomed by the grandeur of high ceilings, intricate ironwork, and custom finishes sourced from Italy, Mexico, and Spain. The main level boasts an open layout featuring a formal living room with access to the front courtyard, while ceiling wood beams add to the charm of the formal dining room. No detail was overlooked in the gourmet kitchen with granite countertops, dual farm sinks, a full size dishwasher plus two dishwasher drawers, and a spacious pantry. A large kitchen island serves as focal point with a Viking 1.5 oven range crowned by a custom-made hood from Mexico. A large kitchen nook and family room complete the space. The backyard is hot tub ready and offers al-fresco dining under patio lights. The garage features a 240v outlet for an EV charger. Custom wall sconces and two-tier iron chandelier light the staircase to the upper-level loft. The Primary Bedroom features an en-suite bathroom w/ spa-like amenities, including his/hers walk-in closets, electric heated travertine floors, double sink vanity, a Jacuzzi bathtub, a Juliet balcony, and a steam shower room w/ dedicated heat source with dual showerheads. Also upstairs are the laundry room and two bedrooms each with walk-in closet, private bathroom w/ heated floors, and built-in desk and shelving. This Smart Home features Lutron lights inside and out. The basement, with ample natural light from large egressed windows, hosts a family room, a home gym with an infrared sauna, and 2 bedrooms each with private bathroom and walk-in closet. Installed in 2023: Navien Combi-Boiler, garage door, and water drop reverse instant hot water system. Installed in 2024: 16.8KW solar system. Located close to top-rated schools, this home offers comfort, luxury, and convenience throughout.

2260 S Adams Street, Denver

Courtesy of Coldwell Banker Realty 24 .,303-523-9301

3 Beds 2 Baths 7909619 MLS
Experience luxury living in this exceptional 3-bedroom condo located in the upscale Observatory Place building, just across from Denver University. This handsome mid-rise offers quality living with secure entrances, two included parking spaces, wide hallways and an inviting lobby. Inside, discover the spacious layout with high ceilings and plenty of windows providing inviting eastward views. The kitchen boasts top-notch features - 42” upper cabinets, stainless appliances, slab granite countertops, and a convenient bar counter. Entertain effortlessly in the open dining area flowing into the large living room, which opens to a 24’ x 7’ covered lanai. The primary suite offers ample space and includes a roomy bath with a large tub, shower, double vanity, and access to a huge walk-in closet. The secondary bedrooms offer privacy on the other side of the unit. Enjoy the convenience of luxury vinyl plank flooring plus a nice neutral carpet in the bedrooms. A great laundry room with storage and locking storage in the underground garage add convenience. You'll find a gas line for barbeque on the lanai. The HOA provides heat by a central boiler which is controlled by the unit's air handler, residents pay for their own electricity. A/C is located within the unit. Enjoy the prime location near Denver University, with easy access to campus activities, Light Rail, parks, shopping, and dining. Discover luxury living at its finest at Observatory Place.

2200 S University Boulevard Unit 410, Denver

Courtesy of KENTWOOD REAL ESTATE DTC, LLC .,303-807-9949

5 Beds 5 Baths 8479421 MLS
This is the one you've been waiting for! Brand new construction, this beautiful custom home was thoughtfully designed by Studio Thomas, with each detail carefully chosen to create a seamless blend of comfort and luxury, while staying on trend. Your new home features level 5 drywall and expansive white oak engineered wood floors throughout. Your kitchen is as beautiful as it is functional with a paneled refrigerator and dishwasher and comes equipped with top of the line JennAir appliances that will have you cooking like a pro. Your large kitchen island with waterfall quartz counters provides plenty of room to prep or dine. Open up the huge accordion panel doors in your living room, to expand your entertaining area and provide indoor/outdoor living that flows from your living room to your back covered patio. The floating staircase provides a design focal point leading to both the upstairs and basement levels of the home. On the second floor, every bedroom is a suite, with its own en suite full bath, providing convenience and comfort to everyone. The primary suite is truly special with soaring vaulted ceilings, and an impressive 5 piece bath with freestanding tub, oversized frameless shower, and an enormous closet to be custom finished. You'll have the option to upgrade the closet customizations if you choose. The basement is the perfect location to relax and watch a movie with a large living area, wet bar that would make any regular kitchen jealous, bedroom, and full bath. Two high efficiency AC units and two high efficiency furnaces will ensure comfortable living on all three floors year round. The low maintenance yard includes a sprinkler system and is fully fenced for privacy and completed with an oversized 2 car garage. With no expense spared, this home will surely check off all the boxes on your list!

1880 S Adams Street, Denver

Courtesy of Ideal Realty LLC .,970-581-3830

4 Beds 3 Baths 6310768 MLS
Seller is offering a $7,500 seller concession to be used towards a 2/1 buy down or towards buyer's closing costs. Spectacular property in the heart of Denver. From the minute you step inside this property you will be wowed by the space. The living room and dining room with vaulted ceilings and gas stove is inviting, a great space to gather with friends and family. The open floor plan is perfect for entertaining and filled with natural light. The kitchen with granite countertops and beautiful wood cabinets is a chef's dream for any buyer who loves to cook. From the kitchen, walk down the hallway to 3 large main floor bedrooms. The primary suite is spacious with an ensuite bathroom and large closet. The two secondary bedrooms offer flexibility for guests or a home office. The basement space is a welcome surprise with an additional bedroom, family room, laundry, full bathroom and storage. The basement bedroom with french doors could also be used as an office or playroom. The outdoor space is amazing. Here, you will discover a sprawling yard that is truly a rare find in the heart of the city. This expansive outdoor oasis offers endless possibilities for recreation and relaxation, whether you're lounging in the sun or hosting weekend barbecues. The detached, deeded, 2 car garage is accessed from the backyard. Located in the highly sought-after University Park neighborhood, residents will enjoy the convenience of central living with easy access to an array of amenities, including Observatory Park, shops, restaurants and convenient access to light rail. This prime location is centrally located to Cherry Creek, I25, and the Tech Center. There are 11 properties in this charming pocket of homes. They do not sell often, don't miss a chance to own one of these desirable ranch properties.

3550 E Asbury Avenue, Denver

Courtesy of Coldwell Banker Global Luxury Denver .,720-771-7369

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