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Classic 1948 Brick Ranch-Style Home with Tile Roof on Corner Lot - 3 Bed/3 Bath - Located in Park Hill - 2 Car Detached Garage
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Location: Park Hill
Park Hill is widely considered to be a fabulous neighborhood.

Property Description.
Park Hill has tree-lined blocks of many beautiful turn-of-the-century mansions, brick bungalows, Tudors and Mediterranean-style homes. The parkway avenues of Montview Boulevard and 17th Avenue Parkway stretch from Colorado Boulevard to Monaco Boulevard and are among the most picturesque streets in Denver.

The house is a short walk, bike ride or drive to commercial developments at 23rd and Kearney, 28th and Fairfax, Oneida Park and Stanley Marketplace. This is an ideal commuter home within minutes of Downtown Denver, with easy access to great public transportation, including the A Line commuter rail to Union Station and DIA.

Main Floor.
The covered front porch, with brick flooring and wrought iron railings, graciously welcomes you into the home. The formal entry with a glass-block clerestory window and original tile flooring is a wonderful way to enter the home. This house receives great natural light and southern exposure in the living room, dining room and kitchen. A mud room off the kitchen with a glass-block clerestory window provides a great landing spot before entering the house from the two-car detached garage or the driveway.

The main floor living room is the perfect size for entertaining. It has a non-working brick fireplace, cove ceiling, wood floors and custom paint. A large picture window looking onto the front yard and the glass-block windows flanking the fireplace provide tons of light in the living room.The main floor dining room has French pocket doors, wood floors, built-in shelves, custom paint, custom lighting, and opens to both the kitchen and the living room.

The kitchen has an informal eat-in area with a bay window. A window at the stainless steel double sink looks out onto the yard and driveway. The kitchen features granite countertops, wood floors, upper cabinets with glass front doors, recessed can lighting, pendant lights, KitchenAid refrigerator, KitchenAid dishwasher and slide-in GE 5-burner gas stove. The kitchen is light and bright and opens to the dining room and the hallway. A large, walk-in pantry is located in the mud room adjacent to the kitchen.

Bedrooms one and two are located on the main floor. Both have wood floors, custom paint and large windows. The master bedroom which is situated to receive north and east sunshine, has a ceiling fan. The home’s main floor first bathroom is a remodeled full-size bath with a soaking tub and a separate shower, vanity, sink, toilet, white subway tile and custom paint. This bathroom features a glass-block window for natural light. The second main floor bathroom has a half bath with custom paint, wood floors and a wall-hung sink.

The open floor plan basement is separated into two distinct areas: a flex room and a family room. The flex room is well-lit with garden-level windows, new carpet, new paint on walls and ceiling and recessed can lighting. This space can be utilized as an office, work-out room or game room. The cozy family room has a non-working fireplace, built-in shelving, new carpet, new paint on walls and ceiling, recessed can lighting and a perfect space for a TV.

Bedroom three has a north-facing egress window, wood paneling, new wall and ceiling paint and new carpeting. Bathroom three has a north-facing garden-level window and features a tub, tiled floor, a vanity sink and countertop, light sconces and a vanity light.

There are a variety of reach-in and walk-in closets for storage along the newly painted wood-paneled hallway. There is new carpet on the extra-wide stairs and landing which continues down the basement hallway. The extra-large laundry and utility room in the basement has garden-level windows, newly painted floor, utility sink and plenty of room for a workbench and seasonal storage.

Garage and Yard.
The detached two-car brick garage with tile roof measures approximately 20’ x 20’, has two 9’ x 7’ garage doors, 8-foot ceiling and separate access door to the breezeway. The garage has storage space with built-in shelves to hold all your gear. One can enter the house from the garage through the covered breezeway, which also accesses the back patio and front yard.

The professionally xeriscaped corner lot is 9,300 square feet has lovely trees and low bushes and have 2 large raised garden beds with a watering system. The back yard is fenced with gate access to the alley and side yard and is also accessible from the back patio. Imagine having barbeques and parties with your friends and family in the large, fenced back yard with patio.

Energy and Environmental.
This classic 1948 two-tone brick ranch-style on a corner lot in Park Hill offers a lot of living in an eco-friendly footprint. This is an ideal commuter home within minutes of Downtown Denver, with easy access to great public transportation, including the A Line commuter rail to Union Station and DIA.

Extras include: radon mitigation system, new sewer line, double-pane windows, R60 attic insulation, Panasonic Whispergreen spot ERV (energy recovery ventilator), SEER 14 central air conditioner, Nest thermostat, and rain-sensing sprinkler system.

Property Internet Links.
Website: 2611LeydenSt.com

Virtual Tour: https://tours.goodkarmaphoto.com/public/vtour/display/985114

Park Hill Neighborhood.
On April 7, 1887, Baron Alios von Winckler platted Park Hill into a 32-acre tract bordered by what today is Colorado Boulevard, Dahlia Street, Montview Boulevard and 26th Ave. Park Hill was soon the home of an Arabian Horse Race Track and Denver's first dog pound. When the Spanish-American War began in 1898, Baron von Winckler offered some of his land north of 26th Avenue and east of Colorado Boulevard as a camp for the Colorado National Guard.

In 1900, seven homes were offered for sale along Montview Boulevard at a cost of $5,000 each. No water, no sewage, no lights and no trees, just wind-swept prairie land which soon grew to a population of 2,500. Park Hill became an international community and included families from England, Denmark, Germany, Holland and Italy as well as African-Americans. After World War II Denver experienced a housing shortage and many 1,000 sq./ft. homes began sprouting up in old dairies and airfields of northern Park Hill. Today Park Hill consists of approximately 510 blocks. Park Hill today is known as a well-built, stylistically distinguished historical neighborhood.

The Greater Park Hill Community (GPHC), formed in 1961, is a volunteer-based registered neighborhood organization that promotes the character and vibrancy of Park Hill; provides resources, information and advocacy; and preserves quality of life and history of the neighborhood through community participation. Website: https://greaterparkhill.org

Three miles from the Central Business District and primarily residential, Denver's Park Hill neighborhood begins just east of the Denver Museum of Nature and Science on Colorado Boulevard to Quebec Street and from Colfax Avenue to as far north as 52nd Avenue. Montview Boulevard and Monaco Parkway are main thoroughfares and typify the wide, tree-lined neighborhood streets. Park Hill's nationally recognized neighborhood organization sponsors an annual tour of the many historic homes in this welcoming community. Park Hill is home to many beautiful turn of the century mansions, brick bungalows and Tudors, and Mediterranean style homes.

Property Features.
Bedrooms: Three
Bathrooms: Three
Wood floors
Non-working fireplace in living room
Picture window
Bay window
Clerestory windows
Custom paint
Custom cabinetry
Custom lighting
Pendant lights
Recessed can lights
Ceiling fan
Wood paneled walls
New carpet
Mud room
KitchenAid refrigerator
KitchenAid dishwasher
GE 5-burner gas stove
Eat-in area in kitchen
Remodeled bathrooms
Open floor plan in basement
Flex space in basement
Family room in basement
Non-working fireplace in family room
Basement bedroom egress window
Wood paneling
Extra seasonal storage
Variety of reach-in and walk-in closets
Radon mitigation system
New sewer line,
Double-pane windows
Utility sink in laundry
R60 attic insulation
Panasonic Whispergreen spot ERV
(Energy Recovery Ventilator)
SEER 14 central air conditioner
Nest thermostat
Rain-sensing sprinkler system
Professionally xeriscaped lot
Covered front porch
Covered breezeway to garage
Fenced back yard
Back patio
Two-tone brick
Wrought iron railings
Spanish tile roof
Ideal commuter home
Detached garage size: 2
Off-street parking: 4
Above ground square feet: 1,423
Finished square feet: 2,609
Total square feet: 2,741
Lot size square feet: 9,300
Year built: 1946
Subdivision: Park Hill

Contact Information
Price: $699,900.00
Property Location
2611 Leyden Street
Denver, CO 80207
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Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 3
Parking Spaces: 4
Year Built: 1948
Subdivision: Park Hill
Lot Size: 9300
Garage Size: 2
School District: Denver
Square Footage: 2741
Agent Name: Noreen Doyle
Broker: Buildings & Residences
MLS #: 2088275
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All information in this site is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed and is subject to change

  • Price: $699,900
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Square Feet: 2,741

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