The city of Greenwood Village, Colorado is located in the Denver - Aurora metropolitan area.
Greenwood Village offers a relaxed ambience and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. Most areas in this city are quiet, as the streets tend to be quite calm - although that is not the case around Interstate 25 or Interstate 225. Finally, it is easy to reach green spaces in the city, since there are approximately 30 of them close by for residents to check out, like Marjorie Perry Nature Preserve and Orchard Hills Park.
In Greenwood Village, around half of buildings are single detached homes, whereas the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings. The homes in this city are quite new, since around 30% of its buildings were built between 1990 and 2000, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1980s. This part of the Denver - Aurora metropolitan area also has a good selection of unit sizes; properties range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 70% of the dwellings in the city are occupied by home owners whereas the rest are rented.
It is a rather short walk to reach primary schools from any location in this part of the Denver - Aurora metropolitan area. On the other hand, high schools are not particularly plentiful and consequently may require a long walk to get to. Besides public schools, there are private elementary and high schools. Concerning food, some, but not all, property owners in Greenwood Village will live within walking distance of one of about 20 supermarkets. There are also a limited number of choices for those who care about close by restaurants and cafes.
Driving is very often the preferred transportation option in this city. It is a reasonably short drive to the nearest highway, such as Interstate 25, from any location in Greenwood Village, and it is especially convenient to park. On the other hand, the public transit network in this part of the Denver - Aurora metropolitan area is not very practical. Nonetheless, house owners benefit from a few bus lines. There aren't many pedestrians out on the streets of Greenwood Village, although running common errands is convenient by walking.