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University Park/Observatory Park Homes 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

2 Beds 2 Baths 4097850 MLS
Fabulous investment or DU housing opportunity! Seller reluctantly selling to fund upcoming life changes. Unbeatable location shares alley with multi-million dollar Observatory Park homes! Current tenant in place paying $2850! Possibility of buying out lease for owner-occupant purchaser. Modern, 3-story townhome living without the HOA!! This home was built less than 10 yrs ago. Built to suit today's tastes with open concept living, solid oak floors, and bedrooms on separate levels. The kitchen has high-end Bosch appliances, beautiful and durable quartz countertops, and custom Euro-style flat panel cabinets with a quaint eat-in breakfast ledge. The spacious ground floor foyer includes space for office, workout needs, or craft areas insert your choice of activity here. Head upstairs to a high-ceiling primary bedroom suite with a huge walk-in closet and a private full bath with an oversized tub. The private deck off the top level has an open-air ceiling concept with some covered areas, modern decking, and railings encourage taking in that amazing Colorado weather. A bonus is outdoor hookup for a tv that is protected from the weather absolutely perfect for watching football on gorgeous fall weekends!! Just one street off University Blvd. with 20-some bus stops to access all directions of Denver within .5 mi, and a major light-rail Park & Ride just 7 blocks away. Restaurants, shopping, campus, and transportation all within walking distance, yet the townhome still has 2 secured attached garage parking spaces for security. No condo restrictions on the loan type. No official HOA, although there is a small $100/month maintenance fee covers a lot! Water, sewer, grounds maintenance, and snow removal. Newness of home assures that all major appliances have plenty of life left in them. Come secure your investment property for your special DU student today, or just live near the heartbeat of vibrant life but on a desirable street with brand new townhomes offered in the $800,000's!

2180 S Josephine Street Unit 2, Denver

Courtesy of Expert Real Estate

3 Beds 2 Baths 9992032 MLS
Radiant natural light cascades throughout this impeccably maintained and fully remodeled ranch style residence. Luscious corner lot with covered front patio is further inviting into an easy flowing layout with refinished hardwood flooring. Ample space for entertaining with a formal dining room adjacent to the eat in kitchen with island seating. Love this remodeled kitchen with a plethora of soft close cabinets, plenty of granite counter space, and equipped with stainless steel appliances. Enjoy relaxing in a spacious living area w/ a cozy fireplace and outdoor connectivity to the back covered patio. 3 spacious bedrooms all on one convenient level with updated bathrooms, and a separate laundry room with a new washer and dryer (included). Storage galore throughout the home and an oversized 2 car garage! New landscaping and new perimeter fence with a fully functional sprinkler system make the outdoor experience even more colorful. NEWER FEATURES INCLUDE: High functioning windows, New interior paint, New light fixtures, Newer roof on the home & garage (summer of 2017), Fully remodeled kitchen, Low maintenance/upgraded model swamp cooler, Fully fenced yard, New boiler (August 2020), Water heater (4 years old). Centrally located minutes away from Denver University, Observatory and Wash Park. Property is 10 mins to Cherry Creek and downtown Denver and DTC. Great schools and located halfway between Cory-Merrill & University Park. Walking distance to light rail and food options and perfect 1.5 miles to Wash Park. Open House Saturday Sept 24th 11-1

2841 E Colorado Avenue, Denver

Courtesy of Real Realty Colorado LLC

6 Beds 7 Baths 8560130 MLS
Situated on a beautiful treelined street in the heart of Denver's sought after University neighborhood is one of Dublin Development's signature custom luxury homes. 2272 South Columbine Street offers a gorgeous two-story, single-family home boasting 5,756 finished square feet, perfectly positioned on a 7,507 square foot lot. The impeccable design blends rustic textures with crisp modern finishes packaged in a sharp contrasting palette. Your new home includes six bedrooms, one of which is a first-floor guest suite, six full and one half bathrooms. There are also two fireplaces in the home, a bar and a wine pantry, dual zone heating and cooling, and a wonderful loft area. The welcoming kitchen features a suite of state-of-the-art, Wolf and Subzero appliances, while white oak hardwood flooring runs throughout the home. Other interior features include Sierra Pacific windows, and 12' accordion doors. Outdoor living areas include a covered front porch, second floor deck extending the primary bedroom, and the backyard includes a covered patio, terrace with a built-in grill and a fireplace all shaded by an attractive pergola. For your convenience, there is also a 500 square foot detached two-car garage. The warmth of this prestigious residential neighborhood and its proximity to the nearby university brings a mix of both casual and classy dining and nightlife options. Wide streets and well-maintained lawns make it a pleasant place to walk, and there's easy access to I-25 as well as two RTD stations within a mile. Observatory Park, true to its name with an observatory in working condition and open to the public, adds an extra unique lure.

2272 S Columbine Street, Denver

Courtesy of REDT LLC

7 Beds 6 Baths 5326400 MLS
Classic design meets modern convenience at this stately home in an unbeatable University Park location! Nestled on a quiet street lined with mature trees, you are greeted by an impressive exterior with a front porch that is flanked by Aspen trees and extensive landscaping. A striking vaulted foyer leads to the main floor that features stunning refinished hardwood floors and abundant natural light. An entertainer's dream, the flexible main floor offers both formal and informal living and dining spaces as well as exceptional indoor/outdoor living capability. Everyday luxury awaits in the newly remodeled, and very spacious gourmet kitchen that boasts gorgeous quartz countertops, a subway tile backsplash, a large island, breakfast bar seating, abundant cabinet space & stainless steel appliance including a beverage fridge, a gas range & an additional oven. Both the handsome office and the sizable living room are anchored by gas fireplaces accented by built-in shelving. French doors off the living room open out to the newly fenced backyard that offers a pergola-topped patio that is the perfect place to dine al fresco. 2 sets of staircases usher to the upper level that hosts the primary suite, 2 junior suites with private en-suite bathrooms and walk-in closets, as well as 2 additional bedrooms and another bathroom. Double doors lead to the generous primary suite that impresses with a vaulted ceiling, 2 walk-in closets & a newly renovated 5-piece bathroom complete with elegant finishes, a jetted tub, double sinks atop a quartz countertop & a spa-like walk-in shower. The finished full basement has new carpet and adds excellent additional living space with a home theatre, a game room, a rec room, 2 conforming bedrooms & another bathroom. Other noteworthy features include 3 upgraded furnaces, 2 updated AC units, a new water heater & a 3-car attached garage. Amazing location, sandwiched between 2 city parks with great accessibility to just about anywhere in Denver! Must see!

2565 S Milwaukee Street, Denver

Courtesy of Redfin Corporation

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