Situated on the site of Denver’s old Stapleton Airport, Stapleton is a perfectly planned modern community surrounded by green space.
Spread across 80 acres, Central Park is one of Denver’s largest public parks, providing Stapleton’s residents with extensive tree-lined walking paths and beautiful bluffs and lakes. Smaller parks are dotted throughout the neighborhood and Stapleton is enveloped in paths for jogging and cycling. Stapleton has been carefully laid out so that no place within the community is more than five minutes walk from one of its abundant green spaces.
Stapleton’s meticulous planning extends to its architecture, with stunning homes and commercial properties displaying a range of architectural styles. Public artworks have been commissioned throughout the community to add to its visual appeal, while outstanding water features adorn each of the area’s four public swimming pools.
Stapleton also has a great range of shops and restaurants within its laid-back town center, while families are well-served by some of the country’s best public schools.
STAPLETON REAL ESTATE INSIGHTS
A fantastic and diverse array of architecture can be found in Stapleton, from chic modern lofts to stunning custom-built dreamhomes. Stapleton is also home to generously-sized single family homes, along with trendy townhouses and numerous carriage and row houses.
The median sales price within Stapleton was $533,000 over the past 12 months, with an average price per square foot of $291.
PEOPLE & LIFESTYLE
While Stapleton lies within a short drive of Downtown Denver, this wonderfully self-contained community contains everything residents could ever need. Stapleton’s abundance of parks and recreation facilities makes the neighborhood an absolute dream for active residents, while its 25 miles of jogging and cycling paths connect to an extensive network of similar paths throughout Denver that make it possible to travel anywhere within the metro area without a car.
Central Park is a highlight of the neighborhood, providing residents with a large playground, sports facilities including soccer fields, and fantastic areas for outdoor barbecues. These attractions are situated in a gorgeous natural setting that includes creeks and lakes and offers incredible views of the Front Range Mountains.
The delightful 29th Avenue Town Center provides a fantastic selection of boutique specialty shops and independently-owned restaurants in a pedestrian-friendly setting that includes fabulous patio cafes and alfresco dining. Other businesses situated within Stapleton’s town center include everything from art galleries to yoga studios.
The Town Center regularly hosts special events, including the Farmers Market each Saturday, a hit with local residents. Other popular events include outdoor theater productions, movie nights, and live music.
There are a number of other retail centers within Stapleton, including an open-air shopping mall in Northfield that also includes great shops and outdoor restaurants, along with a sleek modern movie theater and live comedy at The Improv. Stapleton has been designed so that nowhere within the neighborhood is more than a few minutes away from a grocery store.
Given that this growing community has only existed since 2001, the six schools within the area all boast ultra-modern facilities that have helped them garner a reputation as first-class education centers.
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