Sloans Lake Homes for Sale
Sloan’s Lake is what locals call the diverse neighborhood surrounding the 177-acre Sloan Lake Park, home to one of the largest natural lakes in Colorado and the only one in Denver where you can water ski. In addition to its amazing views of both the city and foothills, every July the park hosts the Colorado Dragon Boat Festival – a fun cultural event that promotes Colorado’s Asian Pacific community.
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Sloan’s Lake Real Estate
The majority of the Sloan’s Lake neighborhood is single-family homes built in the late ’30s and early ‘40s. However, it has experienced a surge in popularity due to its proximity to downtown Denver, the mountains and the booming Highlands neighborhood, resulting in pockets of new construction with duplex and townhome options as well as steadily increasing home values. The average list price is $400K, but new construction in Sloan’s Lake can easily reach $700K.
Boundaries of the Sloan’s Lake neighborhood are Federal to Sheridan Blvd, 17th to West 29th Avenue.
Its main zip code is 80212.
Sloan’s Lake Amenities
At 177-acres, Sloan’s Lake Park is the focal point of the Sloan’s Lake neighborhood. Here, residents enjoy playgrounds, picnic shelters, ball fields, basketball courts, tennis courts and a 2.5 mile paved trail around the 174-acre lake – the only lake in Denver that allows motorized boats over 12 feet and water skiing.
Every July, the park hosts the Colorado Dragon Boat Festival – a family-friendly event that educates the community on the traditions, customs and culture of Denver’s Asian Pacific community via its unique food, music and dance. The exciting dragon boat races that take place on Sloan Lake throughout the day are a highlight of the event.
In addition to the natural beauty of the park, Sloan’s Lake residents enjoy their proximity to both downtown and the mountains, which means easier commutes and beautiful sunset views. And since Sloan’s Lake is considered part of the “greater Highlands community,” its residents appreciate the great selection of independent boutiques, pubs and restaurants in the neighboring Highland Square.