The typical story goes that when the kids grow up and move away, the so-called "empty nesters" find themselves having difficulty grappling with the changes. Your little ones leaving the nest doesn't have to be a cause for stress, though. For many, it's just the start of an exciting new chapter.
For most couples with grown children, proximity to the exciting urban life without the congestion or high rents of city living is ideal. These areas sport a huge array of options for culture, activities and entertainment, while still maintaining a tight-knit feeling that makes you feel at home.
Majestic trees line the streets of this charming northeast Denver neighborhood. With a tightly-knit community and staggering array of old-world architecture, including Tudor houses, bungalows, and Victorians, Park Hill can feel like stepping into a different era. But it's certainly modern: new restaurants and boutiques are opening all the time, and major attractions like the Denver Art Museum and History Colorado Center are easily accessible by public transit.
This up and coming it-neighborhood has a funky, energetic vibe that will invigorate anyone who steps inside. With charming cafes, quirky fashion boutiques and plenty of live music options, it offers a plethora of fun for the bohemian in all of us. The Tennyson Street Cultural District is home to dozens of galleries and art shops, drawing in a diverse crowd of artists and free thinkers. The neighboring Navajo Art District is one of Denver's best-kept secrets, boasting sculpture, illustration, woodwork, and performance art from local Native American craftspeople.
Washington Park (or Wash Park as it's known to the locals) is one of the most-beloved neighborhoods in all of Denver. With the gorgeous single-family homes, an abundance of activities to take advantage of its beautiful scenery, and crime rates that number among the lowest in the city, it's no wonder that its residents are so proud. Located in south-central Denver, this area has a good mix of young, hip residents and older, established professionals. Luckily, there's something for everyone, from outdoor volleyball to cute bookstores and everything in between.
If you are an empty nester about to embark on a home search, begin your journey by checking out the Neir Team listings. You can search by neighborhood to find the ideal property and start the next chapter of your life....