Sitting regally above urban Denver, Hilltop’s charming historic homes offer stunning views and seclusion, all while located within a few miles of all the urban amenities Denver has to offer. With quiet tree-lined residential streets brimming with stylish and elegant homes that exhibit a wide range of classic and modern architectural styles, Hilltop’s position above the city lends its residents privacy and peace of mind.
Hilltop’s 23-acre Cranmer Park provides abundant green space, playing fields, picnic spaces, and stunning panoramic views and sunsets. Three smaller parks lie within Hilltop, with a half-dozen more lying mere blocks away.
Hilltop’s desirable outdoor spaces are balanced by the neighborhood’s proximity to the commercial centers at Lowry and the Cherry Creek Mall Shopping District, which together provide upscale boutique shopping, cozy bistros, great restaurants, and cultural attractions including numerous art galleries and theaters.
This neighborhood has long been held as one of Denver’s most desirable places to call home. A short stroll along its lovely streets illustrate why Hilltop is so highly regarded. One of Hilltop’s most iconic residences is the Cranmer Mansion, lying beside the eponymous Cranmer Park. This extravagant Mediterranean-Renaissance home is typical of the properties on which Hilltop’s reputation as one of Denver’s most prestigious neighborhoods is based.
HILLTOP REAL ESTATE INSIGHTS
Hilltop offers an eclectic mix of luxury real estate, including a range of architectural styles from 1950s ranch houses and Tudor Revival homes to large contemporary properties and homes exhibiting diverse international flair all on the same block.
What all of these homes have in common is their stunning views across Denver and out to the Front Range Mountains, unique to Hilltop residents.
Hilltop has long had a reputation as one of Denver’s most sought-after and exclusive areas. The median sales price of homes in Hilltop increased by 27% over the past year, reaching $1,250,000. The average price per square foot for the same period was $481.
PEOPLE & LIFESTYLE
The prestigious Hilltop neighborhood is an area of outstanding heritage and natural beauty. Cranmer Park is famous for its stunning sunsets and breathtaking panoramic views of the peaks of the Front Range Mountains and the expansive green spaces of Pulaski Park, Crestmoor, Lindsley, Mayfair, and Cherry Creek Bikeway are all situated within a few blocks of Hilltop. The charming Cherry Creek Trail runs adjacent to Hilltop’s southwest boundary.
The historic Cherokee trail ran through the neighborhood and a lone cabin built in the area in 1859 still stands in Four Mile Historic Park. This 12-acre space has numerous family-friendly festivals throughout the year, including its Fourth of July celebration, a local hit.
Families residing in Hilltop have access to some of the best schools in the Denver metro area, with Carson Elementary, Hill Middle School Campus of the Arts & Science, and George Washington High School as all very well-regarded options.
While this exclusive community is entirely residential, Hilltop is conveniently located within minutes to other areas offering fantastic shops and restaurants. There are a number of high-end restaurants just a short stroll away in Cherry Creek, with Cherry Creek Grill, Elway’s, and North Italia among the finest. For a more casual dining experience, Cherry Cricket is Denver’s most enduringly popular burger restaurant, while nearby Leetsdale offers a wide range of international cuisine.
There are also a large number of retail centers nearby, from the upscale salons, boutiques, and department stores of Cherry Creek Mall to the large and diverse shopping areas at Leetsdale and on Colorado Boulevard.
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