Parker, Colorado occupies the southeastern most corner of the Denver metropolitan area. It is a densely populated suburban center. Parker residents enjoy the quiet, easy pace at which the city operates. A popular place to call home for families, this peaceful haven is known for its exceptional schools, delightful local establishments, and convenient shopping centers.
It is also known for its abundance of open space. Parker has over 27 miles of maintained multi-use trails as well as 6 miles of equestrian trails popular for jogging, biking, and horseback riding. Continuing from Denver’s center is Cherry Creek Trail which runs north and south through the town. There is also a gorgeous recreation center and field house with swimming pools, turf fields, batting cages, climbing walls, and even an inline skate rink.
Founded in 1864, Parker has a rich history. The town’s original post office known as the 20-Mile House has been restored and can be visited in Old Town Parker just off of Mainstreet. Also hosted along Mainstreet you will find an award-winning famer’s market every Sunday, wine tastings every fourth Friday of the month and a beer festival in August. Stop for frozen yogurt at Swirls, a cup of joe at Fika Coffee House, or a glass of wine at Vines Wine Bar. For lunch and dinner enjoy farm-fresh locally-sourced ingredients from the landmark Parker Garage.
The average home price in Parker according to Redfin is $516k. Redfin also deems it a “very competitive” market with a score of 86 out of 100. It is a favorite of families, especially growing families looking for a slower pace, safer streets, and a lot more space than the city can provide. Many homes have 4 or 5 bedrooms, big backyards, and community amenities.
Parker is a highly desirable Denver suburb where Corken + Company is an adept negotiator. We know the landscape and the market well and would love to give you a tour of all this beautiful city has to offer!