Hillcrest is a small subdivision in the heart of Highlands Ranch. Located near University and Highlands Ranch Parkway. Homes in Hillcrest are stately and beautiful. One of the few neighborhoods around with all brick homes and very large lots. Some have pools. Hillcrest homes typically range from around 2700-4500 s.f., most with additional finished basement s.f. These homes here are executive style, large homes with tons of updates and features.
Hillcrest is a part of the covenant community of Highlands Ranch, governed by the Highlands Ranch Community Association. There is very easy access to the Highlands Ranch trail system on the Vista Trail (it runs through many of the homes in this neighborhood’s backyards) and is only minutes away from both the Eastridge and Northridge Recreation Centers. The Southridge and Westridge Recreation Centers are only 10 minute drive. Nearby parks are maintained by the Highlands Ranch Metro Districts.
Hillcrest is served by Douglas County School District , and there are plenty of other private and charter school choices nearby. Elementary school students attend Cougar Run Elementary and middle school students attend Cresthill Middle School . High school students attend Highlands Ranch High School. In addition to these public schools listed, there are close by educational options, including Valor Christian High School, Platte River Academy (K – 8th – public charter) and Denver Christian School (K – 8th) and Cherry Hills Christian School (Pre K – 8th), and there are several private school options available in the area as well.
Hillcrest is convenient to all parts of the ranch as well as easy access to C470 and the DTC/Meridian areas, only about 15 minutes away as well as I-25 into downtown around 25 minutes away. As are most of the Highlands Ranch homes and neighborhoods, Hillcrest is an approximate 40 – 45 minute commute from Denver International Airport. If you need to go downtown you can use University Blvd or the highways or go a bit west to continue downtown on Broadway or Santa Fe Drive. You are also just minutes to the RTD park and ride, and there are additionally RTD Light Rail lines on both the far east and west sides of Highlands Ranch.
Lifestyle in Hillcrest can be active with close by dining, shopping, parks and recreation. Shopping is plentiful from Hillcrest – some stores are within walking distance if you needed to and & other shopping options are less than 5 minutes away. In addition, with easy access to C470 at the University Blvd exit, Park Meadows Mall is only about 10 minutes away from this part of Highlands Ranch, CO. This mall can also be accessed very easily without the highway by continuing to travel south east on University Blvd or east on County Line Rd.