Ruby Hill Homes for Sale
Homes in Ruby Hill Denver CO
Ruby Hill real estate is home to a small middle-class neighborhood, south of Downtown Denver along the Platt River.
Major street routes such as Interstate 25, Mississippi Avenue, and Evans Avenue traverse the community. The area is bounded by West Mississippi Avenue on the north and South Federal Boulevard on the west, west Evans on the south and Santa Fe on the east. Ruby Hill is named after the red-colored stones found along the scenic Platt River on the neighborhood’s eastern edge. One of Ruby Hill’s landmarks is the expansive Ruby Hill Park – South Platte River Drive and West Florida Ave – on the west bank of the Platt River, and a favorite destination for residents and visitors nationwide. During the winter, Ruby Hill Park is used as a snowboard terrain park. The high bluff in the park provides excellent views of the city of Denver. Overland Lake Park and golf course are across from Ruby Hill Park, on the east bank of the river. Residents enjoy easy access to major thruways and shopping in the Santa Fe district.
Often times homebuyers will take a pass on the history, location, and character of the traditional neighborhood community, in favor of a community of new homes. Many of the homes in The Ruby Hill real estate area date back to the early 1900’s, Single family detached houses, from a variety of architectural styles, stand beside Two-story brick Victorians, duplexes, and brick bungalows. Tree-lined streets in this established neighborhood add to the character of this middle-class neighborhood where residents enjoy family and friends. Ruby Hill real estate area should be particularly attractive to the first time homebuyer looking to take advantage of bargain buying opportunities in today’s real estate market.
Located at S. Platte River Dr. & W. Florida Ave., Ruby Hill Park features a lighted baseball field, outdoor pool, sledding, and lighted softball field. Ruby Hill Park, named for red garnet colored stones found in the adjacent Platte River, provides popular year round activities. These include snow sledding, baseball, softball, outdoor swimming, and a playground designed for accessibility by children with disabilities. Ruby Hill Park is a favorite spot for picnics and kite flying. Denver’s Parks Department has recently asked resident and community leaders together to discuss improvements and addition to the area.