Not too long ago, if you told someone you lived in Parker, they probably thought you were a farmer. Now, Parker is one of the most popular suburbs in the entire Denver area. Parker has become a small city, so deciding you where you want to live in Parker requires deciding on a Parker neighborhood.
Parker is full of options, but we’ve done the grunt work to find 5 of the top choices for the best neighborhoods in Parker. With the help of our list and a local Parker real estate team, you’ll be sure to pick from the best neighborhoods in Parker CO.
Cottonwood Neighborhood, Parker CO
Cottonwood is one of Parker’s more established neighborhoods but by Parker standards that means it was constructed in the 1970s and 80s. The neighborhood is located along Cottonwood Drive, along Parker and Jordan Road. Cottonwood has one of the best locations of all Parker neighborhoods with direct access to downtown Parker, Parker Road, and E-470.
Types of Homes in Cottonwood
The homes might be “older” in Cottonwood but they’re still newer than most homes in the Denver metro. Expect many Cottonwood homes to feature three to five bedrooms with one to two-story layouts. Cottonwood is one of the more affordable Parker neighborhoods with home prices averaging in the mid $300s to the high $400s.
Stonegate Neighborhood, Parker CO
Located on the southern side of E-470 across from Cottonwood, Stonegate is a large community with hundreds of homes and residences. The neighborhood is close to both Parker Rd and E-470 for easy access to the airport or Denver Tech Center. Stonegate is also home to its own community center with pools, tennis courts, gazebos, room rentals, and more.
Types of Homes in Stonegate
Stonegate is one of the more varied Parker neighborhoods with a large collection of single-family homes and multi-family units. If you plan on leasing or owning a multi-family unit, Stonegate is an ideal neighborhood. Most Stonegate single-family homes come with three to five bedrooms, are one and ½ stories tall, and priced from the high $300s to the high $500s.
The Pinery Neighborhood, Parker CO
Whereas Parker has become a city, its popular neighborhood The Pinery has virtually become its own town. Boasting a country club, fitness center, clubhouse for dining, three swimming pools, and 27 holes of golf, the Pinery is where you want to be to get out of the hustle of the Denver area. If you want choice and variety in your Parker neighborhood, the hundreds of homes in the Pinery are a safe bet.
Types of Homes in The Pinery
The Pinery features thousands of different homes to match the needs of just about any family. The Pinery hosts multi-family units but the single-family home is king in the Pinery. Like most Parker neighborhood the average Pinery home features here to five bedrooms and can be priced anywhere from the low $300s to the low $700s. But unlike some Parker neighborhoods, there is a much wider variety of home-style in The Pinery.
Bradbury Ranch Neighborhood, Parker CO
Bradbury Ranch is one of Parker’s newest neighborhoods and features just about every amenity and service you’ll need all in a tight-knit neighborhood. Located directly off Parker’s Main Street, Bradbury Ranch, gives you direct access to downtown Parker and all the shops and dining of central Parker.
Types of Homes in Bradbury Ranch
Bradbury Ranch homes are newer but there’s not a sizeable price increase compared to other Parker neighborhoods. Most Bradbury Ranch Homes and one and ½ story and feature three to five bedrooms. An average home in Bradbury Ranch averages in the high $300s to the low $500s.
Antelope Heights Neighborhood, Parker CO
Antelope Heights is bordered by S Chambers Rd on the East, Jordan Rd on the west, and is one of the best neighborhood choices if you’re interested in the great open space and trails of the Parker area. Though Antelope Heights is a few blocks from Parker Rd, its recessed setting makes it the quietest neighborhoods on our list.
Types of Homes in Antelope Heights
Antelope Heights is one of the smaller neighborhoods on our list and mostly features three to five-bedroom homes. Most Antelope Heights homes are less than thirty years old, are 1 and ½ stories, average prices averaging from the low $400s to the low $600s.
Using a Parker Real Estate Agent for the Best Neighborhoods in Parker CO
No matter which neighborhood you choose, you’ll need a local real estate agent to help you find the best possible Parker Home. Every home and neighborhood has its individual nuances or things to know. A local real estate agent can bridge that knowledge gap. The Storck Team has been serving the Aurora, Parker, and Centennial areas exclusively for years. Our seasoned professional agents can help you choose from the best neighborhoods in Parker CO. Let them help find the one that’s right for you. Give us a call today.