Living in Boulder – Spring


Spring in Boulder is one of my favorite times of the year. The arrival of spring is most notably marked by the Downtown Boulder Tulip Fairy and Elf Festival. Please note that mother nature wasn’t quite ready this year and that it has been moved to Sunday, May 1st 1pm – 5pm.

April showers have been amiss this year with the hopes that May showers will still arrive and make up for the lack of rain. The flowering pear and crabapple trees are blossoming with fruit trees and spring flowers not far behind.

Gardening is just around the corner so plan on visiting Growing Gardens for their cool weather plant sale taking place right now and plan to purchase your organic vegetable plants soon. Locals say that May 15th is the date to plant your garden to avoid most spring frost.

Here are some of the newest home listings in Boulder and the surrounding area.

Boulder – Waterfront $4,975,000

5405 Westridge Dr, Boulder, CO 80301

Listed by: Karen Bernardi Coldwell Banker Realty-Boulder

Luxury, waterfront masterpiece on nearly 1.5 acres featuring the finest views of Boulder. Completely reimagined in 2016 w/the finest quality finishes & designer details. You are welcomed by expansive ceilings, an abundance of natural light, w/floor to ceiling windows framing endless views. The open concept living, dining & kitchen have seamless indoor/outdoor flow to an oversized covered deck overlooking the private Sixmile Reservoir. Kitchen is outfitted w/premium appliances, 14′ quartz island, 5′ sink, & 2 dishwashers. Main level primary suite is bright w/private patio & lake views. A sumptuous dual bath w/soaking tub & huge walk in closet. Walk out lower level has a rec room, bedroom, bonus room & plenty of storage. Outside, covered watercraft storage, a hot tub, & in-ground trampoline. 2 secondary upstairs bedrooms adjoined by Jack & Jill bath have mountain views. This uber-private, remarkable setting provides a priceless backdrop for sophisticated entertaining & stylish living.

​​Boulder – Newlands $1,997,000

1045 Grape Ave, Boulder, CO 80304

Listed by: Zachary Zeldner Compass – Boulder

Spectacular Newlands living awaits in this gut-renovated four-bedroom, four-bathroom contemporary showplace featuring bespoke craftsmanship and premium designer finishes in one of Boulder’s most desirable neighborhoods.This breathtaking modern home delivers a light and airy industrial-chic ambiance with amazing wide-plank skip-sawn reclaimed oak floors, tall ceilings and wide windows throughout. The sun-splashed great room surrounds generous seating and dining areas with outdoor views, a wood burning stove and a stunning floating staircase. The open kitchen is a favorite gathering spot with breakfast bar, large island, custom cabinetry & open shelving. Stunning primary suite with spa bath. Perfect outdoor oasis with stone patio surrounded by lawn, towering trees, a soothing hot tub & a barrel sauna. Minutes from North Boulder Park & North Boulder Rec Center, Mt. Sanitas trails, Foothill Elementary, & nearby Ideal Market/Whole Foods and Pearl Street. Showings start Friday 4/22 at 10am.

Boulder – Near Boulder $950,000

1338 Tipperary St, Boulder, CO 80303

Listed by: Brian Mygatt Coldwell Banker Realty-Boulder

Beautiful newly remodeled home on quiet cul-de-sac. Recent upgrades include new roof, new kitchen with quartz counters & SS appliances, new lighting, bathrooms, windows, fresh paint inside and out, new deck and new landscaping with sprinklers. Enjoy the expansive backyard with 1/3-acre lot with mature trees. Oversized 2 car attached garage. Wood burning fireplace. Ideal location, close to Boulder and within walking distance to the YMCA, coffee shops, banking and yet has that quiet country feel.

Boulder $3,500,000

1241 High St, Boulder, CO 80304
Listed by: Terri Gray Milehimodern

Nestled in an urban oasis, this custom-built North Boulder residence matches classic elegance w/ a coveted locale. A covered front patio meanders into a stunning two-story entry and further into an open living room flanked by vaulted ceilings and a three-sided fireplace. Enjoy hosting soirees in an elegant dining room w/ outdoor connectivity. Crafting recipes is a delight in a classic kitchen w/ warm wood cabinetry and a sun-filled eat-in area. Four spacious bedrooms include a primary w/ an en-suite bath and private balcony. Downstairs, a garden-level basement beams w/ natural light from abundant windows. Enjoy leisurely relaxation outdoors in a backyard w/ a patio and deck, sauna and hot tub. A legal ADU w/ central air and laundry offers the perfect retreat for guests. Ample storage space is found in a heated two-car garage and covered storage area. Residents revel in a central Boulder location w/ easy access to Pearl Street Mall, Ideal Market, schools, parks, nature trails and more.



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