Chautauqua Real Estate Guide: Boulder’s Most Luxurious Neighborhood

Located at the base of the Flatirons in Boulder, Chautauqua gives residents easy access to some of the area’s best hiking trails and natural beauty, making it a popular location for families.

Chautauqua homes, with Colorado’s mountains as their backdrop, provide residents with a combination of luxury and adventure.

Chautauqua Park Overview

Chautauqua is conveniently located near the University of Colorado Boulder and the Pearl Street Mall in downtown Boulder. This gives the neighborhood a natural feel while still keeping you close to the urban life that Boulder has to offer.

Residents in this neighborhood enjoy activities in very close proximity, including:

  • Hiking
  • Mountain biking
  • Going to museums
  • Dinning at restaurants of all calibers
  • Shopping
  • Photographing nature
  • Walking with your dogs in a beautiful setting
  • Taking your children to explore the mountains
  • Bird watching
  • Enjoying community fairs and markets

Chautauqua is a family-friendly neighborhood. The nearby schools receive good reviews, and the neighborhood has some of the lowest crime rates in all of Boulder.

Bear Creek Elementary School and Flatirons Elementary School, both in Chautauqua’s public school district, received 10 out of 10 ratings compared to other schools in Colorado based on standardized testing scores. There are also five private schools in the area, including religious schools and a Montessori school.

If you and your family enjoy gardening, most of the homes in Chautauqua have large yards. If you enjoy farmers markets, you can easily get to the market at the Pearl Street Mall every week.

Chautauqua Real Estate Overview

Chautauqua is a sought-after neighborhood with luxurious family homes – inside and out.

The median sale price for homes between March and May of 2012 was $677,500. This shows a 22.6% decrease compared to last year, so now is a good time to look at houses in the Chautauqua area.

The average price of homes sold in June was $1,398,905. With home prices nearly 60% higher than the average in Boulder, this is an affluent area.

With only 10 houses on the market right now, the real estate market is strong, and you can feel confident in your house’s resale value–although you will likely want to stay in Chautauqua for many years to come.

Ready to Learn More About Chautauqua?

If you are looking for a luxurious family home in Boulder that locates you near the magnificent Flatirons and the city lights, it’s worth taking a closer look at the Chautauqua area.

I am a Denver/Boulder area real estate agent. If you are interested in learning more about buying or selling a home in Chautauqua, please contact me.

If you would like to compare homes in Chautauqua to other neighborhoods in Boulder or Denver, please get in touch. I am here to make the search for your perfect family home as smooth as possible.

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