Elyria Swansea

Welcome to Elyria Swansea

Running along Denver’s northern central border is Elyria-Swansea, a large neighborhood on the precipice of big change—perhaps best known today as home to the National Western Stock Show and Denver Coliseum. Bisected by the I-70 overpass, the area is hardly a quiet suburb, but does offer some of the most affordable housing inside Denver proper and easy convenience to both the downtown area and all points along the I-70 corridor.

The neighborhood gets its rather odd name from the dual towns of Elyria and Swansea—both separate, incorporated towns that were annexed to Denver in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Swansea started as a smelting and mining town in the 1870s and took its name after the city of Swansea, Wales, while Elyria—named after the founder’s hometown of Elyria, Ohio—was more of a social hub, boasting its own fire house, school, city hall, saloons, shops and churches. After the Platte River was rerouted and railroads came to Denver, Elyria Swansea became increasingly industrial.

While the home styles here could certainly be called eclectic, and there are bungalows—and even a few Victorians—from the early 1900s to be found, the majority of the houses are more utilitarian cottage styles or even more recently built modular homes. Unfortunately, the area’s long history as more of an industrial outlier than true neighborhood is fairly evident in the condition of many of the homes. But with drastic redevelopment plans in the works for the National Western complex, and the heat of the RiNo district on its southwest border, Elyria Swansea might just be poised for a surge in popularity.

Lifestyle Attributes

  • 8236 East 50th Avenu... Denver, CO 80238 MLS 1240302
    INNOVATIVE REAL ESTATE

    Data provided by REColorado

    $668,278 (SOLD) 1 days on site
    3600 SQF / 4 BR / 4 BA
  • 1901 East 47th Avenu... Denver, CO 80216 MLS 3274963
    Keller Williams Realty Urban Elite

    Data provided by REColorado

    $550,000 (SOLD) 2 days on site
    2319 SQF / 3 BR / 3 BA
  • 4411 Fillmore Street Denver, CO 80216 MLS 9620246
    Keller Williams Integrity Real Estate LLC

    Data provided by REColorado

    $480,000 (SOLD) 5 days on site
    2931 SQF / 6 BR / 3 BA
  • 4052 Clayton Street Denver, CO 80216 MLS 4689921
    Your Castle Realty LLC

    Data provided by REColorado

    $390,000 (SOLD) 34 days on site
    1519 SQF / 3 BR / 2 BA
  • 2701 East 50th Avenu... Denver, CO 80216 MLS 5172756
    RE/MAX Cherry Creek

    Data provided by REColorado

    $380,000 (SOLD) 22 days on site
    1058 SQF / 2 BR / 1 BA
  • 4101 Adams Street Denver, CO 80216 MLS 2738583
    Private Label Realty

    Data provided by REColorado

    $390,000 (SOLD) 7 days on site
    2059 SQF / 4 BR / 3 BA
  • 4115 Adams Street Denver, CO 80216 MLS 8146512
    The Laird Group Real Estate

    Data provided by REColorado

    $368,000 (SOLD) 45 days on site
    1022 SQF / 2 BR / 2 BA
  • 4709 Race Street Denver, CO 80216 MLS 7481936
    Generator Real Estate, LLC

    Data provided by REColorado

    $387,500 (SOLD) 5 days on site
    2841 SQF / 5 BR / 3 BA
  • 4695 High Street Denver, CO 80216 MLS 5421289
    Great Way RE Exclusive Properties

    Data provided by REColorado

    $330,000 (SOLD) 7 days on site
    1988 SQF / 6 BR / 2 BA
  • 4130 Fillmore Denver, CO 80216 MLS 5873119
    HomeSmart Cherry Creek Properties

    Data provided by REColorado

    $295,000 (SOLD) 15 days on site
    1764 SQF / 4 BR / 2 BA
  • 5115 MILWAUKEE Stree... Denver, CO 80216 MLS 8919572
    Great Way RE Exclusive Properties

    Data provided by REColorado

    $255,000 (SOLD) 69 days on site
    1762 SQF / 2 BR / 1 BA
  • 4537 Fillmore Street Denver, CO 80216 MLS 2831795
    Century 21 SPX Realty Associates

    Data provided by REColorado

    $303,500 (SOLD) 39 days on site
    1042 SQF / 3 BR / 2 BA
  • 4666 Race Street Denver, CO 80216 MLS 4096713
    Atlas Real Estate Group

    Data provided by REColorado

    $275,000 (SOLD) 1 days on site
    2043 SQF / 5 BR / 3 BA
  • 4532 Fillmore Street Denver, CO 80216 MLS 4240612
    Megastar Realty

    Data provided by REColorado

    $299,900 (SOLD) 14 days on site
    1422 SQF / 2 BR / 2 BA
  • 5083 Adams Street Denver, CO 80216 MLS 8443429
    MB EXECUTIVE REALTY & INVESTMENTS

    Data provided by REColorado

    $315,000 (SOLD) 3 days on site
    1558 SQF / 5 BR / 2 BA
  • 4120 Saint Paul Stre... Denver, CO 80216 MLS 9966912
    Cherry Creek Properties LLC

    Data provided by REColorado

    $300,000 (SOLD) 1 days on site
    1332 SQF / 4 BR / 2 BA
  • 4657 Race Street Denver, CO 80216 MLS 4196011
    TRANSMARKET PROPERTIES

    Data provided by REColorado

    $285,000 (SOLD) 114 days on site
    1832 SQF / 5 BR / 2 BA
  • 4630 Clayton Street Denver, CO 80216 MLS 2969699
    MB SILVA REALTY INC

    Data provided by REColorado

    $295,000 (SOLD) 10 days on site
    1450 SQF / 4 BR / 2 BA
  • 4760 Race Street Denver, CO 80216 MLS 2836028
    TRELORA

    Data provided by REColorado

    $280,000 (SOLD) 44 days on site
    967 SQF / 3 BR / 1 BA
  • 4690 BRIGHTON Boulev... Denver, CO 80216 MLS 1092769
    MB DENVER COLORADO REALTY

    Data provided by REColorado

    $243,000 (SOLD) 374 days on site
    4351 SQF / 8 BR / 2 BA
  • 4433 Elizabeth Stree... Denver, CO 80216 MLS 9247164
    Thrive Real Estate Group

    Data provided by REColorado

    $300,000 (SOLD) 4 days on site
    961 SQF / 3 BR / 1 BA
  • 4665 Race Street Denver, CO 80216 MLS 8752067
    Baron Enterprises Inc.

    Data provided by REColorado

    $275,000 (SOLD) 0 days on site
    1156 SQF / 3 BR / 2 BA
  • 4791 High Street Denver, CO 80216 MLS 9483641
    MB HAINES & ASSOCIATES

    Data provided by REColorado

    $229,502 (SOLD) 12 days on site
    1728 SQF / 5 BR / 2 BA
  • 4700 Race Street Denver, CO 80216 MLS 6845760
    TNT INVESTMENTS

    Data provided by REColorado

    $265,000 (SOLD) 63 days on site
    1473 SQF / 3 BR / 3 BA
  • 4115 Cook Street Denver, CO 80216 MLS 3174421
    Colorado Realty Pros

    Data provided by REColorado

    $270,000 (SOLD) 0 days on site
    677 SQF / 2 BR / 1 BA
  • 5045 Adams Street Denver, CO 80216 MLS 4284403
    Your Castle Real Estate Inc

    Data provided by REColorado

    $277,500 (SOLD) 5 days on site
    1556 SQF / 4 BR / 2 BA
  • 5134 Saint Paul Stre... Denver, CO 80216 MLS 8408108
    LEVEL ONE REALTY GROUP

    Data provided by REColorado

    $269,990 (SOLD) 46 days on site
    1915 SQF / 4 BR / 2 BA
  • 4666 Josephine Stree... Denver, CO 80216 MLS 3074204
    Realty One Group Premier

    Data provided by REColorado

    $265,000 (SOLD) 4 days on site
    848 SQF / 3 BR / 1 BA
  • 4115 Cook Street Denver, CO 80216 MLS 4176571
    Keller Williams Integrity Real Estate LLC

    Data provided by REColorado

    $265,000 (SOLD) 6 days on site
    677 SQF / 2 BR / 1 BA
  • 4430 Adams Street Denver, CO 80216 MLS 9254536
    HomeSmart Realty Group

    Data provided by REColorado

    $255,000 (SOLD) 6 days on site
    1488 SQF / 3 BR / 2 BA
  • 4355 Milwaukee Stree... Denver, CO 80216 MLS 6118972
    Keller Williams Realty Downtown LLC

    Data provided by REColorado

    $264,900 (SOLD) 40 days on site
    888 SQF / 3 BR / 1 BA
  • 4945 Steele St Denver, CO 80216 MLS I825273
     

    Data provided by IRES MLS

    $255,000 (SOLD) 58 days on site
    955 SQF / 3 BR / 2 BA
  • 4328 Milwaukee Stree... Denver, CO 80216 MLS 1719107
    State Street Realty Inc

    Data provided by REColorado

    $260,000 (SOLD) 23 days on site
    918 SQF / 2 BR / 1 BA
  • 5071 Steele Street Denver, CO 80216 MLS 9297085
    Colorado Realty Pros

    Data provided by REColorado

    $260,000 (SOLD) 4 days on site
    862 SQF / 3 BR / 1 BA
  • 4685 Fillmore Street Denver, CO 80216 MLS 6654638
    RE/MAX Southeast Inc.

    Data provided by REColorado

    $248,100 (SOLD) 0 days on site
    1321 SQF / 3 BR / 2 BA
  • 4945 Steele Street Denver, CO 80216 MLS 4534483
    Baron Enterprises Inc.

    Data provided by REColorado

    $255,000 (SOLD) 40 days on site
    755 SQF / 3 BR / 2 BA
  • 4695 Williams Street Denver, CO 80216 MLS 7948776
    RE/MAX Unlimited Inc

    Data provided by REColorado

    $250,000 (SOLD) 6 days on site
    567 SQF / 2 BR / 1 BA
  • 4943 Saint Paul St Denver, CO 80216 MLS I837348
     

    Data provided by IRES MLS

    $230,000 (SOLD) 11 days on site
    891 SQF / 2 BR / 1 BA
  • 4323 Fillmore St Denver, CO 80216 MLS I810166
     

    Data provided by IRES MLS

    $250,000 (SOLD) 75 days on site
    762 SQF / 3 BR / 1 BA
  • 4971 Clayton Street Denver, CO 80216 MLS 5735877
    AllStars Real Estate

    Data provided by REColorado

    $239,900 (SOLD) 34 days on site
    872 SQF / 3 BR / 1 BA
  • 4323 Fillmore Street Denver, CO 80216 MLS 6398649
    Prestigio Real Estate and Appraisal

    Data provided by REColorado

    $250,000 (SOLD) 40 days on site
    762 SQF / 3 BR / 1 BA
  • 4941 Adams Street Denver, CO 80216 MLS 5310299
    LIV Sotheby's International Realty

    Data provided by REColorado

    $250,000 (SOLD) 3 days on site
    1381 SQF / 3 BR / 2 BA
  • 4126 Milwaukee Stree... Denver, CO 80216 MLS 5146926
    LIV Sotheby's International Realty

    Data provided by REColorado

    $252,500 (SOLD) 12 days on site
    1427 SQF / 3 BR / 2 BA
  • 4121 Steele Street Denver, CO 80216 MLS 4881110
    American Home Agents

    Data provided by REColorado

    $260,000 (SOLD) 11 days on site
    773 SQF / 2 BR / 1 BA
  • 4760 Saint Paul Stre... Denver, CO 80216 MLS 8489236
    Taylor Realty Group

    Data provided by REColorado

    $251,250 (SOLD) 10 days on site
    1109 SQF / 3 BR / 1 BA
  • 4922 Saint Paul Stre... Denver, CO 80216 MLS 2660869
    West Rock Realty, LLC

    Data provided by REColorado

    $250,000 (SOLD) 12 days on site
    756 SQF / 3 BR / 1 BA
  • 4732 Gaylord Street Denver, CO 80216 MLS 7268697
    MB Denver Colorado Realty Source

    Data provided by REColorado

    $245,000 (SOLD) 7 days on site
    832 SQF / 3 BR / 1 BA
  • 4949 Adams Street Denver, CO 80216 MLS 3645643
    ATRIUM REAL ESTATE INVESTMENTS

    Data provided by REColorado

    $257,000 (SOLD) 12 days on site
    1462 SQF / 4 BR / 2 BA
  • 4319 Fillmore Street Denver, CO 80216 MLS 6372730
    Keller Williams Realty Downtown LLC

    Data provided by REColorado

    $244,000 (SOLD) 1 days on site
    850 SQF / 2 BR / 1 BA
  • 4854 Saint Paul Stre... Denver, CO 80216 MLS 4627759
    RE/MAX Alliance - Olde Town

    Data provided by REColorado

    $250,000 (SOLD) 4 days on site
    1133 SQF / 3 BR / 1 BA
  • 4782 Claude Court Denver, CO 80216 MLS 9253251
    VANTAGE REAL ESTATE

    Data provided by REColorado

    $445,000 23 days on site
    1450 SQF / 3 BR / 2 BA
  • 4958 Clayton Street Denver, CO 80216 MLS 5910365
    Colorado HomeFinder LLC

    Data provided by REColorado

    $380,000 8 days on site
    1300 SQF / 3 BR / 1 BA
  • 4161 Madison Street Denver, CO 80216 MLS 5669406
    HomeSmart Cherry Creek

    Data provided by REColorado

    $365,000 119 days on site
    910 SQF / 2 BR / 1 BA
  • 4768 Gaylord Street Denver, CO 80216 MLS 6180384
    VANTAGE REAL ESTATE

    Data provided by REColorado

    $330,000 105 days on site
    838 SQF / 2 BR / 1 BA
  • 4722 Josephine Stree... Denver, CO 80216 MLS 2407602
    VANTAGE REAL ESTATE

    Data provided by REColorado

    $330,000 106 days on site
    905 SQF / 2 BR / 1 BA
  • 4432 Josephine Stree... Denver, CO 80216 MLS 3691838
    EXIT Realty Cherry Creek

    Data provided by REColorado

    $315,000 78 days on site
    1166 SQF / 4 BR / 1 BA
  • 4860 Adams Street Denver, CO 80216 MLS 8156365
    Your Castle Real Estate Inc

    Data provided by REColorado

    $310,000 10 days on site
    914 SQF / 3 BR / 1 BA
  • 4935 Cook Street Denver, CO 80216 MLS 3271132
    The Gala Realty Group Llc

    Data provided by REColorado

    $310,000 18 days on site
    1242 SQF / 2 BR / 1 BA
  • 4639 Race Street Denver, CO 80216 MLS 6357951
    5281 Exclusive Homes Realty

    Data provided by REColorado

    $298,000 49 days on site
    1286 SQF / 4 BR / 2 BA
  • 4922 Saint Paul Stre... Denver, CO 80216 MLS 1665494
    Keller Williams DTC

    Data provided by REColorado

    $280,000 1 days on site
    756 SQF / 3 BR / 1 BA
  • 4736 Vine Street Denver, CO 80216 MLS 8342810
    Keller Williams Realty Success

    Data provided by REColorado

    $275,000 49 days on site
    906 SQF / 3 BR / 1 BA

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