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Denver University Real Estate, Platt Park Homes for Sale & Wellshire Houses in Colorado
Platt Park and Wellshire are unique, vibrant, and historic communities located in South Denver.
Platt Park is just five minutes west of the DU (University of Denver's) campus, popular for students and local businesses. Near I-25 and the light rail serving Downtown Denver and the Denver Tech Center, this 100-block square is one of Denver's most peaceful and appealing new neighborhoods. Historic old homes of strength and character dot the streets of Platt Park. Outdoor enthusiasts visit the namesake park, centrally located in the neighborhood, for sports, exercising and picnicking. An elementary school sits on Platt's northern border and part of Denver's famous antique row creates the western border. Old South Pearl Street, serving as a "Main Street," is home to one-of-a kind specialty shops, service businesses, including Salon Marjan, a salon and spa owned by Dirk Freeman's wife, a seasonal farmers market, annual street festivals, and trendy restaurants. (more)
Wellshire has meandering and curvy streets, offering an attractive and mature neighborhood. One-fourth of the community is devoted to the 18-hole Wellshire Golf Course, including a lake, mature cottonwood trees and a historic clubhouse. Churches dot the area, including the Wellshire Presbyterian. Slaven's School is the local elementary and middle school portion of the Denver Public School System. With nearby urban conveniences, Wellshire offers a serene, family-friendly home life. Neighborhoods including Harvard Gulch, with a 12-acre park and community gardens, and the 4-acre Observatory Park, surround the area.
The Denver University area, Platt Park, Observatory Park, Wellshire, and Harvard Gulch are all located within walking distance to the new light rail, which can whisk you to Downtown Denver or the Denver Tech Center. Real estate options consist of residential homes for sale, townhomes, condos, and land.
Denver University Real Estate Info: Prices of Platt Park and Wellshire Homes for Sale
Denver University condominium and townhouses are found from the low $60,000s to the low $700,000s. Parents of students attending the University of Denver should consider buying a home or condo nearby as property values have been increasing between 5-11% per year; therefore, a home purchase at $240,000 could be worth anywhere from $288,000 - $345,600 when their child is done with school.
Platt Park has wonderful old homes of strength and character, from Big Denver Squares to Victorians, to sturdy brick Bungalows and historic Tudors. Much of the architecture in the neighborhood is turn-of the-century Victorian homes and bungalows from the 1920s, 30s, and 40s. However, a variety of new construction and architectural design is also available in the Denver University area. Prices range from under $120,000 to $1.5 million for a home in Platt Park.
Wellshire is filled with single-family homes and ranch-style dwellings from $300,000 to upwards of $840,000.
Platt Park, Colorado Average Home Sizes and Asking Prices
Denver University Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of October 20th, 2014: homes priced around $517,909 compared to $517,909 the previous week, to remain steady with no change in listing price. For Thursday, October 23rd, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 3.94%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 3.04%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.47%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 4.01%. You can calculate your mortgage rate with our mortgage calculators. Get local info and homes for sale in Denver University CO. View active real estate listings for different types of properties including new homes, houses for sale, foreclosures, short sales, and price reduced listings. Find information and property resources including prices of recently sold homes, neighborhood information, crime stats, home values, and schools in Denver University to help you find the best home!