More than 4,000 people live in the Boulder neighborhood of Whittier, which encompasses just over half a square mile. One of the original neighborhoods in the city, Whittier is a quiet and charming area to consider buying property. Residents can walk to the downtown core, which makes this neighborhood exceptionally convenient. Despite being so close to Downtown Boulder, Whittier residents enjoy a peaceful atmosphere that is complete with tree-lined streets and friendly neighbors.
Choosing Whittier Homes
Adding to the quiet and welcoming feel of the area, Whittier houses tend to be traditional in architecture, with a large number of Craftsman and Victorian style homes available. Homeowners here take pride in maintaining their properties inside and out—many of which features beautiful gardens and landscaping. Whittier homes are very popular among professionals and families, as they are within walking distance of nearby schools, parks, and amenities.
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Amenities & Recreation in Whittier
There are several parks for homeowners to enjoy, including Canyon Park, Central Park, Pow Wow Park, and Scott Carpenter Park. Shopping centers are located within walking distance of many houses in Whittier, as are several schools. These include both public and private institutions like Mt. Zion Lutheran School & Early Childhood Centre, Boulder High School, September High, and the renowned Naropa University. Also in the area is Whittier Elementary School, which is the oldest in Colorado, and an International Baccalaureate school. Whittier is less than a 15-minute walk to Pearl Street Mall and its fabulous shops and restaurants. There is also an active community association that organizes regular events and addresses issues such as traffic control, sidewalk maintenance, tree planting, and beautification programs.
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Listing information last updated on December 6th, 2013 at 7:27pm MST.