Situated in the Southern end of East Boulder, Martin Acres has become a highly sought after neighborhood. With homes catering to families of all sizes, this wide open area is the perfect place to settle down or start raising a family. These houses were mostly built in the early to mid-60’s and have proven to stand the test of time in both functionality and appearance. Plus, the location couldn’t be better. Whether it’s recreation, errands, or work, Martin Acres makes it easy and convenient.
Martin Acres is one of the most commuter friendly neighborhoods in Boulder. Table Mesa runs right through the neighborhood and links it to all the main roads one could want. For example, taking to the north can lead right into highway 36. Or, by taking a different turn, right onto Foothills parkway. And, if that was isn’t enough, it also goes straight into the beginning of South Boulder road. There’s nowhere in or out of town these roads couldn’t help you reach. Then, to the West, Table Mesa links up with South Broadway. With so many great roads and alternate paths, commuting by car will never be a worry. But that’s not even mentioning public transportation. The RTD park and ride is right down the road for a stress-free trip out of town. If going into town is the destination, then there’s no better street than Broadway to catch a bus.
Martin Acres’ neighborhood design was designed with bikes in mind. All the side streets are bike friendly, with plenty of dedicated paths linking to roads and trails. And with all the buses being bike friendly, it is a breeze to bike to a stop and take it with you to your destination. With so many places nearby, or in the neighborhood itself, to shop and eat, biking is often the faster way to get around.
This neighborhood is a real gem. Not only does it have two parks and a lake in its own backyard, but also a ton of great choices for shopping and eating. Tantra Park to the East is a beautiful space for families and pets. It’s the perfect place to take the dog for a walk, or bring the kids to the playground. This park also right beside Tantra Lake, another perfect place for a casual walk. The tables overlooking the lake also make it perfect for a family picnic.
In terms of restaurant and shopping options, Martin Acres is brimming with them. Right in the neighborhood is a little center that’s great spot to stop at. Que’s Espresso is perfect for the morning coffee, and Napal Cuisine offers a great local dinner option. Traveling just across Broadway is both a King Soopers and Lucky’s Market to cover any grocery needs. In addition, there’s the south Walnut Cafe and Southern Sun, among much more, for even more variety in places to eat.
Martin Acres in a Nutshell
For those with a family, or those who are thinking about starting one, this neighborhood is a perfect fit. The homes are built to last on the safe and quiet streets. Parks and lakes mean nature is never more than a short walk or bike away, and getting errands done couldn’t be more convenient. Even a night out doesn’t require fighting traffic downtown when living here. Martin Acres really does have it all.