Nestled in the northeast section of Denver, Colorado, Montbello is the city’s largest neighborhood. Home to over 9,000 housing units and 30,000 residents, Montbello is a vibrant and diverse section of Denver.
The neighborhood of Montbello originally started as a suburban neighborhood by real estate developer Jordan Perlmutter in 1965. Homes ranged vastly in the area seeing everything from soap box ranches to large, multi family residences. The area saw an influx of residents during the late 90’s and early 2000’s which caused the prices for real estate to climb to match the rest of the metro Denver area.
Buyers are attracted to the Montbello neighborhood as it offers the density of a suburban area, however is close to the downtown core. Every amenities, job opportunities and activities are within minutes of the community, however, the comfortable lots, mature trees and wide streets provide an “out of town” feel.
Roughly, the neighborhood is boarded to the north by the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge, to the east by Chambers Road, to the west by Interstate 70 and to the east by Havana Street.
One of the attractive features of the Montbello neighborhood is the location. Set just below the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge, the area is in close proximity to ample amounts of recreation areas and greenspace. For commuters, the west boarded, Interstate 70, can get you to the downtown district of Denver in under 20 minutes. The suburban feel of the community coupled with the ideal location has drawn the interest of buyers from all over.
The Rocky Mountain Wildlife Refuge is a great place to visit and reconnect with nature. Mere minutes from the Montbello neighborhood offers residents a quick and easy escape from city life. Other area parks and recreational areas include Montbello Central Park and Silverman Park.
For everyday shopping, dining and amenities, Peoria Street offers a number of locations and plazas that feature many different choices. From speciality stores to unique shops and services, the Montbello neighborhood offers an eclectic group of options. Stores and restaurants include Starbucks, McDonald’s, Real De Minas Meixcan Grill, Del Tao, La Bocaza Mexican Grill, a number of financial institutes, discount stores, beauty shops and much more!
There are a number of schools directly located in the Montbello neighborhood that provide excellent education options for children. Operated and managed by Denver District No. 1, schools in the Montbello area include:
Oakland Elementary School offers education for students from prekindergarten through grade 5. There are approximately 281 students who attend Oakland where the staff is committed to ensuring each student is supported academically as well as emotionally.
There are 561 students who attend Maxwell Elementary School located on East Bowling Drive in the Montbello neighborhood. Students enjoy the safe and inclusive atmosphere as well as a number of extracurricular activities and sports teams.
There are a number of other schools located in Montbello, including Elementary and K-8. Dual learning schools, religious options and a montessori school are also available for parents to consider.
Disclaimer: Always contact your local school board to confirm zoning and attendance.
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