Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday home in Denver - Secluded Ranch In Sloan's Lake
2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom, 1 Office/additional Bedroom. 1/4 Acre Lott
This tastefully redone Sloan's Lake Ranch is an oasis in the city! Centrally located and close to everything Denver has to offer. Half a block away from Sloan's lake park where there are beatiful views of the mountains and the city. Sloan's lake has a walking/ running path that is anwhere from 3-5 miles around the park. Volleyball, tennis courts, and BBQ's are availible.
This property is very open and airy. Over $140,000 was spent in interior renovations since the owner bought it 10 years ago. All the rooms are filled with light and have an open air concept. The house is 1,800 square feet. Sleeps 8 with additional pull out couches. The main room is close to 700 square feet and has 12' ceilings. This room has the kitchen/ bar area, dinning room and living room all in one. The kitchen has all state of the art stainless steel appliances. A Jensen gas cooktop can handle all of your cooking needs in a fraction of the time. This main room has a 52' flatscreen with Sony Blueray player so you can watch Netflix, Cable, DVD's Blueray's, and listen to Pandora or any of your music and videos. The master has valted ceilings and is also close to 700 square feet including full bath. Bath is a jet tub. There is also a large sized office that has 11' window looking out over the courtyard and water feature. This room can be used as an additional bedroom.
Over $100,000 was invested in the front yard landscaping alone. Several full size trees give this 1/4 acre property a sense of seclusion even though you are in the middle of the city. The front of the house faces west so you can watch the sunset every night from the front porch. The landscape features include: Entirely fenced front yard, covered patio, courtyard with seatwalls and raised planters, water feature, and over 60 low voltage lights. Day or night the landscaping in this home is amazing! There is an oversized 1 car garage attaced that can fit full size trucks with room to spare as well as keep any additional toys or luggage in. The driveway can park up to 4 cars and there are double gates at the end of the driveway to completely enclose the property. The backyard is smaller and completely enclosed even for small dogs.
Sloan's Lake is a hidden gem in the city. Breathtaking views of the mountains in one direction and the city in the other. Amenities include:Drinking Fountain, Picnic Tables, Picnic Shelter, Playground, Restroom, Basketball Court, Bike/Pedestrian Path, Football Field, Soccer Field, Baseball / Softball Field, Tennis Court, Lake, Boating, Flower Beds. There are several neat neighborhood areas in close proximity. Downtown Denver is a 7 minute drive or a $7 cab ride. Mile High Stadium (Sports Authority Field) is 7 minutes away by car or you can walk within half an hour. Edgewater shops and resturants are a 3 minute drive or a 1 mile walk. The uber hip Highlands neighborhood is a 7 minute drive or a liesurely 15 minute bike ride away. Another hipster hot spot is LoHi which is only 9 minutes away.
In addition to being close distance to these neat neighborhoods, this house is close to everything you would want in centeral Colorado.
Denver International Airport-25 min
Coors Field-10 min
Sports Authority Field (Mile High Stadium)-5 min
Coors Field-10 min
Red Rocks Amphitheather-20 minutes
Estes Park-90 min
Elitch Gardens Amusement Park-10 min
Colo. Springs-60 min
Fort Collins-60 min
Keystone/ Breckenridge-70 min
Copper Mountain-90 min
Winter Park-60 min
As of April 26th there is a new light rail line that stops 3 blocks away and connects you with the rest of metro Denver. Bikes can even be brought on this train.
- Long-term Renters Welcome
- Minimum Age Limit for Renters
- children welcome
- limited accessibility
- non smoking only
- pets considered
About Will Hyde
Me and my Wife are a fun loving couple that like to embrace all the fun things that Colorado has to offer. We both have a sharp sense of style. I have owned a landscape design/ build firm for 10 years and have done an extensive amount of work at the house. We also own an indoor/ outdoor retail shop in the heart of the art district on Santa Fe. In addition I do sculptural welding and there are a few pieces worked in throughout the landscape. We have put a great amount of thought and care into this home and hope you enjoy it and its surroundings!
Will Hyde purchased this house in 2003
Why Will Hyde chose Denver
After looking at over 60 homes I found this property and loved it due to its close proximity to everything and its 1/4 acre yard. Sloan's Lake Park is amazing with views in both directions. Many Denverites don't even know where it is!
What makes this house unique
I am an artist. I bought this house for its location, the property size, its bones, and it 7 large mature trees. After 10 years and $250,000 we made it the way we wanted. Now with our growing family and business' we have moved to our next project.