Welcome to Louisville
Historic charm packed with vintage shops, restaurants, and an abundance of nature.
Situated just between the popular cities of Denver and Boulder lies the charming neighborhood of Louisville. This neighborhood provides a unique lifestyle, catering to modern living within a historic area. U.S. Route 36 allows for easy travel to and from the contemporary metropolises. However, when you’re ready to retreat to some vintage roots, Louisville is there to welcome you home.
Louisville’s history dates back to a coal mine, which originally brought people to the area. These coal miners lived and worked right in Louisville, which was unique for a coal camp. These workers created a sociable and supportive community, and the legacy of those who first discovered Louisville inspires and drives the residents that live and work in the neighborhood today.
Housing styles in the area are similar to the local culture. The homes in Louisville tend to have character, with styles such as craftsman and ranch alongside modern updates. The average cost of a house in Louisville is approximately $900,000. The median list price in Louisville is continually rising as the area continues to draw active and adventurous residents, making right now the perfect time to invest.
What to Love
- Home to the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park
- Acres of open space to hike, bike, and explore
- Mix of local restaurants and shops with modern names and brands
People & Lifestyle
Louisville provides a bustling place for middle-aged professionals to live. With a slightly different pace than neighboring cities such as Denver and Boulder, this area is perfect for those who want to continue exploring without the bustling nightlife of a larger city. These established professionals can easily commute to neighboring cities for work and retreat back in the evenings for a quick adventure or to visit a vintage brewery.
Dining, Shopping & Entertainment
The charm that Louisville radiates extends to its shopping and dining. Downtown Louisville is the hub for this community’s eclectic eateries and unique boutiques.
Louisville’s historic downtown district provides residents and visitors with vintage places to explore. From home decor to jewelry, you’re going to leave downtown Louisville with a one-of-a-kind piece. These stores add to the shopping experience and provide high-quality products that fast fashion at typical shopping malls simply cannot.
If you have a sweet tooth, you and Louisville are a match made in heaven! Located downtown, Louisville is home to the first Sweet Cow
shop — a locally loved ice cream shop with over 24 flavors daily. If you’re looking for a restaurant to dine at and a bakery to cure your cravings later in the day, The Huckleberry
can serve both of your needs with their all-day-long food and bakery.
Things to Do
Although Louisville is less well-known than Denver and Boulder, the neighborhood has an abundance of attractions and activities for those of all ages. This exciting and active lifestyle has given Louisville the title of “one of the top 100 places to live” several times.
The annual Louisville Street Faire
has been dishing up a dose of magic to the neighborhood for over 18 years. Live music takes over the streets seven times throughout the summer, and more than 5,000 people come to celebrate this outdoor hallmark. Local musicians come and entertain the community. Some even say during these magical hours that “babies don’t cry, dogs don’t bark, and wise elders feel 19 again.”
The gorgeous views of Louisville’s very own national park draw many visitors to the area. Imagine having access to a national park in your own neighborhood! The Black Canyon of the Gunnison
was established as a national park in 1999. The exposed canyons feature a group of the oldest rocks and steepest cliffs in North America, making Black Canyon of the Gunnison a popular destination for rock climbing and river rafting.
Louisville is home to several excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include:
- Fairview High School, 9-12, one of the top-rated public schools in Colorado
- Peak to Peak Charter School, K-12, highly ranked public school
- Monarch High School, 9-12, well-ranked high school in the area