10 Best North Grand Junction Neighborhoods
Mountain Vistas, Farms, Homes on Acreage, Open Space, and 10 Minutes to Downtown
Most Popular Area
Top choice for its ambiance, privacy, trees and natural beauty. Views of the Bookcliffs and Colorado Monument.
Big selection of new home communities, single family homes, condos and townhomes.
Shopping and Entertainment
Social center of Grand Junction for shopping, businesses, medical and restaurants.
Families, Young Professionals or Retirees
North Grand Junction has always been the most popular area of town to live in. From stylish condo communities, upscale townhomes, family neighborhoods, luxury homes, to the rolling hills of the farms and ranches. The views of the Monument and Bookcliff Mountains in North Grand Junction are some of the best in town.
The social center is North Grand Junction with the expanding Mesa Mall, restaurants, entertainment, St. Mary's Hospital, medical offices and Grand Junction Regional Airport. Buyers are quickly enamored by the amenities and selection of communities. Residents say It feels like you are living in the country, yet it is only 10 minutes to town. Selecting the 10 Best Neighborhoods in North Grand Junction was not easy. I live in the North area and every neighborhood has its own outstanding features.
Let's start exploring the neighborhoods in North Grand Junction and you can determine which one may be the best fit for you. My recommendation is to visit and spend time in all of the areas to find the neighborhood you like best. If you need a great Grand Valley real estate agent, please let me know!
Heritage Estates/Heritage Heights
This subdivision has been a hot seller since they started building for their innovative designs, non-cookie-cutter look and the best location. Construction started in 2013 and as of today is still continuing. The homes range in size from 1280-1997 square feet on very small lots, about .10 to.13. There are one-story homes and two-story homes. Most homes have two car garages, three car garages are only available on a few lots due to the small lot size. Soaring ceilings, granite counters, wood floors and trendy finishes attracts the buyers. Very close to the mall, restaurants, and shopping.
Homes in Colonial Heights are traditional style homes, and the streets are named after early presidents in U.S. History. Built by Blue Star Homes in 2003-2005, the subdivision is comprised of mainly one-story homes with the exception of only 3-4 two-story homes. Colonial Heights is known for larger than average lots, 3 car garages and square footage ranges from 1444-2034. Features include high ceilings, granite counters, and covered back patios. Across from Heritage Estates (above), they both enjoy the same amenities of the location to the shopping area.
Northridge Estates is a tucked-away neighborhood that you might miss if you didn't know it was there. Situated off of Patterson and 26 Road, is the winding road into the neighborhood. Northridge Estates is an established neighborhood and has been around for over 35 years. Buyers like the large lots from 1/4 acre to over 1/3 of an acre, the abundance of trees and rolling terrain. Floor plans reflect the styles in the 70's and 80's with many tri-levels, bi- level, two-story and ranch style homes. Square footage range is from 1500 to over 3000. Almost all of the homes have been updated at some point. Northridge Estates is known for its extravagant Christmas light display and the residents go all out. New listings go very quickly.
Paradise Hills is another favorite area because the subdivision has hundreds of trees and is built on rolling hills throughout the neighborhood. Even though it is an older subdivision from the 1970's, most homes have been updated with new kitchens and bathrooms. Homes range from 1300 to over 3000 square feet. The lots are exceptionally large and average 1/4 to 1/2 an acre. The bi-level and tri-level homes were popular in the 70's and 80's and there are many of them in Paradise Hills. Ranch style and traditional two-story homes are also available. Some of the homes have views of the Bookcliffs. There is a neighborhood park and nearby walking trails.
Grand View is centrally located off of 28 Road near Hawthorn Ave. The neighborhood is adjacent to Matchett Park, a 205 acre open space park with walking trails, a rugged setting and disc golf. The homes on the east side of Tamaron Drive back up to the park with views of the Bookcliffs, Mount Garfield and the Grand Mesa. Homes were built in 1995-2004 and range from 1500 to 3000 square feet. These are quality custom homes on large lots and most have RV parking, Home styles are mostly ranch and two-story.
Aspen Valley Estates
Aspen Valley Estates is one of the newest subdivision and is off of G Road. There are multiple builders and each have their own signature style and finishes. These are quality homes with the flexibility to customize the finishes and layout. The homes range in size from 1905 square feet to 2500 square feet. There is both ranch style homes and two-story homes. Due to its huge success Aspen Valley Estates is expanding with the purchase of adjacent land. Aspen Valley Estates is a stellar location close to shopping, the mall, restaurants and Canyon View Park, a charter school and private Catholic school is just minutes away.
Summer Hill is the premier new home community for active retirees who want the lock and leave lifestyle. Townhomes were built from about 2000-2009 and have a Tuscan feel with courtyards and stucco walls surrounding the homes. Some townhome even have a detached Casita. Luxury single family, one-story homes started in 2013 and will be winding down by 2022. The HOA manages all the front yard landscaping and snow removal on the sidewalks. Summer Hill sits at a little higher elevation with spectacular views of the Bookcliffs and Mt. Garfield. There are walking trails, gazebos and park benches throughout the neighborhood. The new construction homes are 100% custom down to every last detail. You can move walls, upgrade, select all your finishes, do as much as you want. The homes all have two garage garages with the exception of a few tandem 3 car garages.
Fountain Greens offers many home choices, from condos, townhomes, patio homes and duplexes to single family homes. This is a well manicured neighborhood, with fountains, walking trails and close to Canyon View Park. Fountain Greens appeals to active retirees, singles and professionals. Situated off of G Road and 25 Road it is across the way from Aspen Valley Estates. There is seldom any homes for sale in Fountain Greens and they are snapped up the first week.
Grand Vista is at the northern most part of Grand Junction. Housing ends at Grand Vista and the adjacent Garfield Estates on I 1/2 Road. The area is bordered on the north by Bureau of Land Management land. Grand Vista was built from 2002-2008. The neighborhood has a great feel of a well established community with open space near the homes. The size of the homes are 1500 to over 3500 square feet. These were custom homes with excellent finishes. The homes on Overview Road are the largest and have incredible views of the Bookcliffs and most have walk-out basements. Grand Vista and Summer Hill are right next to each other and share some of the same walking trails.
Copper Creek has evolved into a subdivision that has such high demand homes are sold out before they are built. Copper Creek started in 2014 and then became Copper Creek North which is also sold out on the original land they owned. The neighborhood has award-winning homes with high-end finishes on small lots, There are four resident-only parks and about a mile of walking trails. The newest phase of homes include "Safer At Home" features such as video doorbells, dedicated home office space, raised bed garden boxes and Second Wind air purifiers. An acquisition of nearby land will be bringing Copper Creek Townhomes to the market in the summer of 2021.
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