As Denver Metro is currently the hottest market in the nation right now, finding affordable homes and communities can be a bit hard to come by. Yet, there are still many neighborhoods that offer affordable entry with some great options to boot. We do understand that "affordable" means many different things to those coming into Colorado but we've put together a list of the following Denver neighborhoods where you can find some real value and below the average price of homes in Denver.
Located in the Southwest of Denver, Athmar Park offers traditional ranch/single story homes, many with basements and under $300k.
Barnum and Barnum West were once areas of Denver owned by the circus man himself, P.T. Barnum. Centrally located next to I-25 and Hwy 6, there are many housing options with easy access to Denver and downtown. Prices are typically under $300k
One of the more established affordable neighborhoods in Denver, Harvey Park features a large park with a lake at it's center and predominantly brick construction. Prices here range from $200k to $600k with those backing to the lake.
Conveniently located mere blocks from the very popular Sloan Lake park, this neighborhood offers quick access to all the amenities of the Denver Highlands without the price tag (typically under $600k)
A predominantly small house neighborhood, Ruby Hill has many home options under $300k and has a beautiful park, Ruby Hill, with an amphitheater, winter and summer activities and boundless views.
Another neighborhood that offers close access to major thruways, Mar Lee offers many home options under $300k with close access to Garfield Lake Park and Sanderson Gulch Trail system.