West Highland is a neighborhood within Denver, Colorado.
West Highland offers a slower-paced atmosphere and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time in green spaces. This part of Denver is good for those who need a quiet atmosphere, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic. Finally, public green spaces, including Highland Park, are especially well-situated and there are a few of them nearby for residents to discover, which results in them being easy to reach from most locations within the neighborhood.
Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing around 60% of buildings in West Highland, whereas the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings and townhouses. This neighborhood has a good choice of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly two thirds of the population of this neighborhood own their home whereas renters make up the remainder. Most homes in this area were constructed prior to the 1960s, during its latest housing boom.
Both general and specialty grocery stores are usually accessible within a short walk from most homes for sale in this part of Denver. Furthermore, West Highland is a fairly good place in which to go out to eat or go to a cafe. It is also convenient to reach a selection of clothing stores on foot. In terms of education, in West Highland, residents will usually be able to get to both primary and secondary schools on foot. Apart from public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools.
West Highland will appeal to physically active home buyers as it is quite convenient for walking; many daily errands can be run on foot, and there are also a good number of businesses close by. Public transit users may experience limited choices in this part of Denver due to the service's low frequency. Thankfully, the neighborhood is connected by a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most residences. However, this part of the city is reasonably car friendly. The majority of homes for sale are a rather short drive from the nearest highway, and it is convenient to park.