Berkeley: An Eclectic Neighborhood that Continues to Impress

October 10, 2016 / Posted in Condos, Denver, Downtown, Real Estate

berkeleyOne of the trendiest areas for real estate in Denver, Colorado is the Berkeley neighborhood, located in charming North-West Denver, in the Highlands district. From families to entrepreneurs, people from all walks of life are flocking to this artsy, revitalized neighborhood. The neighborhood has seen some major improvements in recent years and has flourished under these changes.

Tennyson Street is the heart of the neighborhood, offering a variety of galleries, shops, boutiques, studios, and eateries to cater to any craving. Tennyson Street has seen some drastic changes over the past several years, including a major face-lift. The revitalization of Tennyson street resulted in businesses and residents converging on this unique neighborhood, which has something to offer everyone.

Berkeley Charm
Berkeley offers an eclectic mix of real estate from century-old, fully-renovated homes with character, to new constructions with modern flair. This neighborhood offers prospective residents a range of options for their tastes and needs. Many of the residents of Berkeley are working professionals, entrepreneurs and families.

This is a neighborhood where your neighbors are friendly and you can enjoy sitting on your front porch at the end of the day or taking a jog around the neighborhood. If you are looking to live somewhere that is close to the city, but feels like a community, Berkeley is your neighborhood.

A Great Place to Work and Live
Berkeley is convenient for the daily commuter, located near Interstate-70 and other major highways. Residents who commute into downtown will find this charming neighborhood is located only a few minutes from downtown and is well-worth the short trip.

Families love all of the activities the neighborhood offers. Berkeley encompasses two area lakes; Berkeley Lake and Rocky Mountain Lake Park. Both lakes offer recreation, walking trails, and beautiful scenery for having fun or relaxing. You won’t have to travel anywhere else when you want to find something to do for the weekend with your family; it’s all right here, in the Berkeley neighborhood!

Entertainment and Arts
One of the greatest changes to the neighborhood is the revitalization of Tennyson Street, which is home to several art galleries including; Lapis Gallery, Janan Creative Arts & Gallery, Artful Things, and Gallery NRC. The list of galleries continues to grow as local artists continue to find their way into this Cultural District. Art lovers will find galleries featuring original works of art, prints, photographs, and antique prints from local artists.

Berkeley plays host to an art walk on the first Friday of each month from 6 to 10 p.m. on Tennyson Street between 38th and 44th Avenues. The streets are lined with a variety of art studios and boutiques for your shopping pleasure. Since there are so many restaurants and coffee shops nearby, you can also satisfy your thirst or hunger while you browse.

Culinary Cravings
Tennyson Street offers a wide variety of dining options. Whether you are in the mood for Mexican, Italian, Japanese, or American, you will not be disappointed by the restaurant selections. Restaurants such as; Patrick Carroll’s Irish Pub, MidWestern Saloon, Hops & Pie, Vital Root, and Sushi Bay are all located on Tennyson Street.

Cafés and coffee shops are also in abundance here. A unique addition to Berkeley is the Denver Cat Company, which combines philanthropy with the love of coffee, tea and cats. This café features eight adoptable cats from area shelters that roam the café while you sip your drink and browse their artwork.

What More Could You Ask for?
With all that Berkeley has to offer, it is no surprise that this neighborhood has become so popular in recent years. Berkeley continues to be a work in progress, so it will be exciting to see what other features it will offer in the future.

Housing Statistics
Median list price is: $550,000
Median estimated home value is: $480,810, which is up 8.24% in the last 12 months.
66% of residents own.
34% rent.
2.7 walkability score

Denver Neighborhood Countdown
Over the past few weeks and the coming weeks, we are talking about the top five Denver neighborhoods.  So far,

3. Berkeley
4. Highland
5. Capitol Hill

If you are interested in the Berkeley neighborhood, would like to see properties or list your home please contact TreeHouse Brokerage and Development at 303.296.3331.