City Park West…Widely Considered to be the Perfect Neighborhood!
Property Description. Located steps from City Park, this Craftsman two-story brick half duplex features 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom with a finished basement and has 1,426 finished square feet. The floor plan is perfect for working from home because of the uniquely separated indoor spaces and the distinct outdoor areas. The seller has invested in many projects, both interior and exterior, which the buyer will enjoy. The beautifully landscaped front yard, side yard, and fenced backyard has water friendly all-seasons xeric plants. This is a fantastic low maintenance urban home with quick access to City Park, restaurants, and coffee shops along 17th Avenue, Uptown, Downtown, Cherry Creek Shopping Center and I-70. No HOA fees!!!
1st Floor. The main level open concept floor plan incorporates formal entryway, living room, dining room, kitchen and enclosed mudroom which opens to the backyard.
Walk through the original wood and glass front door into the tiled entryway, which is a wonderful spot to hang your coats and kick off your shoes.
The living room is the perfect size for entertaining with high ceilings, original yellow pine wood floors, original woodwork, two clerestory windows, custom paint, new light fixture and a large double-hung picture window looking to the east-facing front yard.
The dining room opens to the living room and the kitchen. Features include high ceilings, original yellow pine wood floors, original woodwork, original built-in butler’s pantry cabinet, new light fixture, custom paint and a large double-hung window looking to the south-facing side yard.
The kitchen is wonderful for entertaining many people or for cooking an intimate dinner for two. The kitchen features new granite slab countertop, new single basin stainless steel sink with pull down faucet, new shaker style bottom cabinets, new stainless-steel appliances, original open style upper cabinets, oak wood floors, chandelier lighting, original built-in butler’s pantry cabinet and double hung window facing the back yard. The appliances include GE gas stove, GE refrigerator and LG dishwasher.
The enclosed heated mudroom features oak wood flooring, beadboard paneling, large west and south facing windows, side-by-side washer and dryer and a single light door to the private backyard.
2nd Floor. The first bedroom is located on the second floor on the east side of the home and features high ceilings, yellow pine wood flooring, new ceiling fan with light, two double-hung window, custom paint, and two walk-in closets.
The second bedroom is located on the second floor on the west side of the home and features high ceilings, yellow pine wood flooring, new ceiling fan with light, a large double-hung window, custom paint, and a walk-in closet.
The hall bathroom, located on the second floor, features high ceilings, vintage clawfoot tub, vintage wall-hung sink with new separate hot and cold-water faucets, original built-in medicine cabinet and built-in shelving, hexagon tile flooring and a large double-hung window.
There is a large storage closet off the stair-well with loads of room. An additional linen closet in the hallway has deep shelving and offers even more storage.
Basement. The basement family room features new carpet, new paint, track lighting and hidden storage under the stairs. The flex room can be used as a work from home space or place to exercise or to watch TV.
Parking and Yards. A great place to relax is the covered front porch overlooking the front yard which has water friendly low maintenance all-seasons xeric plants and new mulch.
The brick exterior has been freshly tuckpointed. New exterior paint with unique painted Craftsman details of stucco and millwork, new exterior wood window trim and new paint, and new capstones on the brick sitting walls flanking the front entrance. New front porch light and new address numbers. Enjoy sitting on the covered front porch all year round.
The private fenced back yard has beautiful all-season xeric plants, bushes and a lovely weeping ornamental crabapple tree which surrounds the crushed granite patio surface for another place to relax outside and is the second of two outdoor spaces. You will also find a fenced enclosure on the south side of the house to keep your trash collection bins, rain barrels, etc. out of view. There is an additional garden “closet” on the South side of the mudroom, accessible from the exterior, where you can keep your garden tools safe from the weather.
Be sure to inquire with the active and friendly neighbors about participating in the Race Street Gardens, which are the community-led vegetable garden beds directly south and east of the property. The voluntary association is $20/year and allows you to enjoy the bountiful vegetable harvest from the garden beds.
There is no parking designated for the property. There is plenty of street parking.
Systems and Appliances. Systems include new radon mitigation system, new energy efficient gas furnace, new gas 40-gallon hot water heater and a window A/C unit. New permitted electrical 125-amp external panel which includes updated grounding, new whole house surge suppressor and new meter can.
Appliances include: The appliances include GE Stainless Steel Gas Stove, GE Stainless Steel Refrigerator, LG Stainless Steel Dishwasher, Amana White Washer, Whirlpool White Dryer.
City Park Neighborhood. The City Park neighborhood is bounded by Clarkson Street to the west, Colorado Boulevard to the east, Colfax Avenue to the south, and 23rd Avenue to the north. The City Park neighborhood is named for the park at the center of the city that was built at the Turn of the Century as part of the popular ‘City Beautiful’ movement. This 320-acre expanse of gardens, greenery, fountains, ponds, and fine sculpture is home to the Denver Zoo, the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, and a redesigned City Park 18-hole Golf Course and Club House with mountain and city views. Colfax Avenue and 17th Avenue’s Restaurant Row both offer a vibrant, eclectic mix of bars, restaurants, pubs, coffee shops, theatres, retail shops, yoga, hair salons and galleries. Enjoy City Park Jazz Sunday nights during the summer; and relax on a blanket with some wine, listening to live jazz under the stars.
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