Zip Code – 80134
Elementary – Mammoth Heights
Middle – Sierra
High School – Chaparral
Home Owners Association
HOA Name – Overlook Property Management, Inc
HOA Phone Number – 303-991-2192
HOA Web Site – http://www.overlookproperty.com/property/challenger-park
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Challenger Park Estates Parker CO Overview
Named for the 6-acre regional park, Challenger Park Estates is a small, conveniently located subdivision of Parker, CO with businesses, restaurants, cafes, grocers, schools, and parks within walking distance. This very popular neighborhood is bordered to the east by Cherry Creek and lots of open space. It is well connected to Denver, Inverness, Meridian, and other primary commuting cities via nearby highways.
Challenger Park Estates Location and Map
Challenger Park Estates is situated in the northern part of Parker, CO, just south of E-470 and west of Highway 83 on the border of Centennial, Colorado. Challenger Park Estates is uniquely connected to the cities of the Denver metro area via E-470, including Centennial, Aurora, Boulder, and more. The Denver International Airport and downtown Denver itself are only 30 minutes away. While the Denver Tech Center is a 15-minute drive, depending on traffic. Public transportation via buses 401 and P and the light rail in Lone Tree is accessible and easy.
Mammoth Heights Elementary and Chaparral High School are right next to each other, within walking or biking distance for many of the community’s youngsters, while Sierra Middle School is just a few minutes east across South Parker Road. Businesses, shopping, and restaurants are all located close by, only a few blocks door-to-door. The intersection of Jordan Road and Lincoln Ave has a King Soopers, Starbucks, Wendy’s, Cherry Village Asian Grill, Kunjani Coffee, First Bank, Celtic House Pub, and SlimGenics Weight Control Center-Parker. The Parker Recreation Center is situated within Challenger Regional Park, Parker Adventist Hospital is a 5-minute drive away, and even more shopping, dining, and entertaining options are available at the intersection of Highway 83 and Lincoln Ave and further south in downtown Parker proper.
Challenger Park Estates Homes for Sale
As one of the most popular neighborhoods in Parker, Challenger Park Estates property is not always available and sells quickly. Properties in Challenger Park sell for between $300,000 and $600,000 for around 3,000 to 4,000 square feet. The local HOA, Overlook Property Management, Inc., is responsible for upkeep, community improvements, common grounds maintenance, and more. Challenger Park Estates currently has 331 units constructed in the early 2000s and has both detached and a few attached single-family homes. Two-bedroom attached family homes sell for about $200,000 for 2,000 square feet.
Architectural styles in Challenger Park Estates favor brick exteriors with hardwood flooring, classic real wood cabinets, and abundant natural light. Both 2-story and ranch-style properties with 3 to 5 bedrooms and 3 to 6 baths are available.
Challenger Park Estates homes for sale may include some or all of the following features:
- Kitchen–Prime eating and gathering space with center island, lots of cabinet space, double ovens, soapstone counters, stainless steel appliances, and gas cooktops.
- Living Room–Relaxing space with plantation shutters, fireplaces, glass doors.
- Dining Room–Formal eating and entertaining space framed with dramatic archways and large windows.
- Master Suite–Walk-in closets and 5-piece baths with slab granite and stylish light fixtures greet you upon entering the master suite’s French doors.
- Extras–Flex room for an office, library, or kids’ playroom.
- Basement–Finished and partially finished basements for a media, exercise, or rec room or a wet bar and wine cellar.
- Outdoors–Enjoy the beauty of Colorado with covered Trex decks, patios, and porches, professional landscaping, fenced backyards, hot tubs, and adjacent greenbelt.
Challenger Park Estates Amenities
This subdivision’s namesake, Challenger Regional Park, defines the nature-loving, family-friendly community that is Challenger Park Estates. The 6-acre park has three lighted, synthetic ball fields, a playground, a multi-purpose sports field, three inline hockey rinks, and shade structures with tables. It also has trail connections to Cherry Creek Regional Trail, whose 17 miles of trail will eventually run from Cherry Creek State Park to Castlewood Canyon State Park and connects to other open spaces and parks along the way. As part of the Colorado Front Range Trail, the Cherry Creek Trail allows bikers, hikers, and nature-lovers to immerse themselves in the local scenery, wildlife, and ecology of Colorado, and its bike path is a great way to get from here to there within Parker.
Other smaller community pocket parks, including Pam Daale Park, are also located near by, with amenities such as basketball courts, baseball fields, volleyball courts, picnic tables, and playgrounds. Challenger Park Estates Parker CO has approximately 55 acres of trails and open space. The community HOA holds annual community events such as picnics, Easter egg hunts, and Fourth of July celebrations for its residents.Douglas County has highly ranked public schools with some of the best graduation rates in the country. Children who live in Challenger Park Estates attend Mammoth Heights Elementary, Sierra Middle School, and Chaparral High, although Parker also has private, religious, and charter school options. Parker Landing Child Development Center is a daycare center located right in Challenger Park. Challenger Park has tons of amenities within walking distance including a King Soopers, Asian grill, Starbucks, banks, auto shops, print and home décor supplies, Celtic House Pub, and SlimGenics Weight Control Center. The Parker Recreation Center is located in Challenger Park, featuring sports and fitness classes such as yoga, Pilates, and aqua aerobics for all ages as well as an indoor pool, cardio equipment, weights, and a cycling studio.
Parker Adventist Hospital is just minutes away, while South Parker Road to the east is lined with businesses and eateries all the way south to Parker’s city center, including Sprouts Farmers Market, medical and dentistry offices, Parker Animal Hospital, Bagel Stop, Elk Mountain Brewing, hair salons, and more. Downtown Parker features one-of-a-kind eateries like Dancing Noddle Thai Cuisine, the Parker Library, beautiful parks, Walmart, Home Depot, and the Parker Arts, Culture, and Events Center, all less than a 10-minute drive from Challenger Park.
Residents of Parker have easy access to Denver via the Lincoln Ave/I-25 light rail station in Lone Tree, just a 10-minute drive from Challenger Park Estates. Bus lines P and 410, which go to Denver and the Lincoln light rail station respectively, are just a few minutes away at the intersection of Jordan Road and Lincoln Ave.