The North Area of Grand Junction

Dated: November 19 2020

Views: 93

There are many great areas to live in Grand Junction. Orchard Mesa, Palisade, the Southeast, Redlands, and downtown all offer different amenities and home styles. One popular area these days is the North Area. The North and Northwest areas of Grand Junction, zip codes 81506 and 81505, are prime locations for new home construction and older neighborhoods with large lots. 

One of the biggest benefits of living in the North area is the size of lots. Straight north of downtown, between 15th street and 24 road (roughly) are many older neighborhoods with mature landscaping and larger lots. For those with families, especially, having a larger yard is important. 

For others, new construction is what they're looking for, and there is plenty of that happening in the North area as well! It's possible to find a brand new construction home here, and the best thing is that it's still close to all the great amenities Grand Junction has to offer!

Canyonview Park

North area homes are close to parks, like Canyonview, which offers courts, a dog park, huge walking area, etc. They're close to both hospitals, grocery stores (City Market has 2 locations not far from the North area, and Safeway has 1.), and restaurants like the Ale House, Spoons, and all of those along Horizon Drive and the 24 road corridor. 

It's a quick drive to bike trails and local golf courses and accessing I-70 is a breeze, as there are entrances on Horizon Drive and 24 road. That means getting to Powderhorn, Denver, and Salt Lake is easy too! 

The North area offers quiet neighborhoods and vistas of the Grand Mesa, Bookcliffs, and Colorado Monument.  If you're considering a move and want to find a home in this area, let us know! We'd love to help. In the meantime, start your home search here. 

Blog author image

Toni Heiden

Toni Heiden-Moran is owner/broker for Weichert, Realtors – Heiden Homes Realty, 735 Rood Avenue, in the historic downtown area of Grand Junction, Colorado. Toni has more than 40 years of experience ....

Latest Blog Posts

What is a seller's market

These days in Grand Junction you hear the term "seller's market" almost weekly.  We are currently in one and that can mean good things if you're looking to sell your home. If you're looking to

Read More

Water Sports in Grand Junction

Living in the desert doesn't mean you have to give up water sports. In fact, there are a variety of water sports and water-related activities available here.  When the summer sun is blazing it

Read More

Springtime in Grand Junction

February in Grand Junction is often a wet month, with much needed snow falling in the mountains and rain or snow falling here in town. However, after February the temps get higher and the sun feels

Read More

Five Reasons You'll Love Living in The Redlands

The Redlands area of Grand Junction (zip code 81507) is considered a prime location for many.  It's got several higher-end neighborhoods, gorgeous monument views and great views of the rest of

Read More