Solterra in Green Mountain/Lakewood saw price improvement in their home values for the year ended 2021. Prices were up nearly 21% as the Green Mountain area continued to show strong favor with buyers. Additionally, the appeal of new and newer homes, contemporary floor plans and the close proximity to our Front Range and mountain areas has hit the spot with buyers and their checklist for a home. The average price was $1,012,668 at the end of the year up from $833,428 at the end of 2020. While sales were down from 2020 with 79 homes selling in 2021 versus 84 homes in 2020. Homes in the community range in size from 1,669 square feet to around 6,000 sqaure feet (finished living area), with between 2 to 6 bedrooms and 2 to 6 bathrooms. These homes represent a range of price points and age but a common theme throughout the neighborhood is that of an Italian Tuscan village. The community was originally featured in the 2008 Denver Parade of Homes, showcasing some of the community’s luxury properties.
Solterra, like the rest of Green Mountain, is ideally situated at the junction of I-70, C470 and 6th Avenue, all at the base of the foothills, with easy access to the city for culture, sports and dining venues and also with access to points west into our mountain communities and the abundance of recreational opportunities that they provide. Solterra is home to many trails, pocket parks and city-maintained Parks. The community is most easily accessed from C470 and Alameda Pkwy. Solterra is home to some fantastic luxury and custom homebuilders as well as more prominent semi-custom builders. Builders include Wall Custom Homes, Infinity Homebuilders, Toll Brothers, Cardel and Remington as well as Solterra Residential. Lakewood and Green Mountain offer a strong community supported by both local and big business. The Denver Federal Center is a hub for nearby employment as well as the Denver West Tech Center and National Renewable Energy Laboratory. St. Anthony Hospital is just on the west side of the Denver Federal Center providing state of the art care for surgery and is a Level 1 Trauma Care center. For the shopper you can explore the Colorado Mills or Belmar. Both offer their own unique shopping experiences and both offer plenty of dining options from casual and affordable to more formal and lavish. Come see why many love yet another of Denver’s popular west and southwest suburbs and why this could be your next place call home.