The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) recognized The Avenues Crofton Park, a community of senior boutique apartment homes and cottages in Broomfield, with the 2016 Best of 55+ Housing Awards for excellence in senior living design. The community received the silver award for the best 55+ market rate rental community.
Developed by the Denver-based McBroom Company, The Avenues Crofton Park was designed by Johnson Nathan Strohe of Denver and Godden Sudik Architects based in Centennial. Interior design was completed by Ingrid Fraley of Design Services based in Gaithersburg, Md. The Avenues Crofton Park features a mix of apartments and cottages, with more than 10 different floorplan options for residents. The community, opened in 2014, also features environmentally-friendly grounds with easy access to open space, outdoor recreation, shopping/retail services and mass transportation such as the Broomfield Easy Ride Program. In addition, The Avenues Crofton Park is committed to greater environmental sustainability and holds a National Green Building Standard certification from NAHB.
NAHB, a preeminent U.S. building association, created the Best of 55+ Housing Awards to encourage quality and innovation in the senior housing market. The association chose 87 entries throughout the country as finalists for the 2016 Best of 55+ Housing Awards.
Some of the features that secured The Avenues Crofton Park’s award include its unique design features including private porches for easy access to the outdoors; a large outdoor patio with fire pit, grill and outdoor kitchen; and an adaptable and easily accessible design and structure. Notable amenities include an open demonstration kitchen with state-of-the-art appliances; catering kitchen for special events; a private dining room; a modern wellness center with a salon, spa and fitness facility; a resident coffee bar and lounge; a billiard lounge and game room; a location adjacent to the beautiful 150-acre Metzger Farm, a protected open space with ponds accenting walking trails and bike trails; and close proximity to the 85,000-sq. ft. Paul Derda Recreation Center.