Hot Homes: 5 Denver area listings starting at $450,000

Earlier this March StorageCafe named Denver the 10th-most active real estate performer in the country based on new construction in the 50 biggest metro areas across the U.S.

The good news: “Ever-growing interest in Denver makes it one of the best performing residential markets,” in the country, the report read. And in an attempt keep up with all the demand, residential building permits have increased 131% over the past decade.

  • Yes, but: We still need lots more.

For a view of a few homes up for grabs across Denver right now, have a look here:

1671 Yosemite St. — $450,000

Why we love it: This charming 1950s brick ranch residence has a big backyard with tidy landscaping, a patio and fireplace. The home is just blocks from Central Park and close to the light rail station, Stanley Marketplace, downtown Denver and more.

Realtor: Nicole Rufener + Antoinette Wharton — milehimodern

Neighborhood: East Colfax

Specs: 2 beds, 1 bath, 832 square feet

Notable features: Natural light thanks to large windows, classic kitchen with all-white cabinetry and expansive countertops. Primary bedroom features a walk-in closet with built-in shelving; secondary bedroom offers possibility for home office.

1671 Yosemite St., Denver. Photo: Nate Polta/milehimodern
1671 Yosemite Street, Denver
1671 Yosemite St., Denver. Photo: Nate Polta/milehimodern
1671 Yosemite Street, Denver. Photo: Nate Polta/milehimodern
1671 Yosemite St., Denver. Photo: Nate Polta/milehimodern
3707 N. Vine St. — $650,000

Why we love it: This listing boasts a cozy living room connected to a bright dining area — great space to mingle with guests beneath all beneath a contemporary light fixture.

Realtor: Nicole Rufener — milehimodern

Neighborhood: Cole

Specs: 3 beds, 3 baths, 1,584 square feet

Notable features: Wood cabinetry, granite countertops and stainless steel appliances. Big walk-in closet in primary bedroom. Stackable washer/dryer set.

3707 N. Vine St
3707 N. Vine St. Photo: Kyle Fitts/milehimodern
3707 N. Vine St
3707 N. Vine St. Photo: Kyle Fitts/milehimodern
3707 N. Vine St.
3707 N. Vine St. Photo: Kyle Fitts/milehimodern
1429 S. Jackson St — $760,000

Why we love it: This mid-century modern home is situated at the intersection of the Bonnie Brae, Wash Park, Old South Gaylord, University of Denver and Cherry Creek neighborhoods — making it central and easily accessible.

  • Realtor: Delfino Juarez — Corcoran Perry & Co.
  • Neighborhood: Cory-Merrill
  • Specs: 3 beds, 2 baths, 2,146 square feet
  • Notable features: Coved ceilings and bar seating in the kitchen. Recessing lighting. Finished basement. Covered patio, landscaped backyard and oversized two-car garage.
1429 S Jackson St
1429 S Jackson St. Photo courtesy of Corcoran Perry & Co
1429 S Jackson St Denver
1429 S Jackson St. Photo courtesy of Corcoran Perry & Co
1429 S Jackson St. Photo courtesy of Corcoran Perry & Co
1429 S Jackson St. Photo courtesy of Corcoran Perry & Co
1628 14th St., Unit 3A — $1,825,000

Why we love it: This modern, third-floor loft is inspired by visionary architect Antoni Gaudi. Custom-made art and furniture are offered for sale with property.

Realtor: Alex Jacobson — Compass

Neighborhood: Auraria

Specs: 2 beds, 2 baths, 2,319 square feet

Notable features: 12-foot wood beam ceilings, exposed brick, radiant floor heating, steam shower and patio. Copper tub and hidden appliances.

1628 14th Street, Unit 3A
1628 14th Street, Unit 3A. Photo: Charlie Halsell
1628 14th Street, Unit 3A
1628 14th Street, Unit 3A. Photo: Charlie Halsell
1628 14th Street, Unit 3A. Photo: Charlie Halsell
1628 14th Street, Unit 3A. Photo: Charlie Halsell
1128 Cherokee St. — $2,450,000

Why we love it: Welcome to the Rohe Home, featuring multi-level architecture with stunning woodwork, soaring ceilings and multi-generational living thanks to an ADU condo.

Realtor: Jenny Usaj and Kristina Casinelli — Usaj Realty

Neighborhood: Golden Triangle

Specs: 4 beds, 2 full 2 3/4 baths, 6,165 square feet

Notable features: Elevator, gas fireplace, built-in shelving, soaring windows. Five-piece bathroom, rooftop vista and lots of access to outdoor space. Sitting area and library. Heated garage can accommodate three vehicles.

1128 Cherokee
1128 Cherokee St. Photo courtesy of USAJ Realty
1128 Cherokee St.
1128 Cherokee St. Photo courtesy of USAJ Realty
1128 Cherokee St. Photo courtesy of USAJ Realty
1128 Cherokee St. Photo courtesy of USAJ Realty