When it comes to Amherst community in Westminster, Colorado one of the best features is the outdoors! Located within the community is Amherst Park at 13085 Pecos Street. Amherst park offers; a basketball court, in-line skating, 2 pavillions, restroom facilities (portable), 4 picin tables, a BBQ Grill, soccer fields, a practice field, multi-use turf field, volleyball court, playground equipment, parking (22 spaces + additional school lot), 2 drinking fountains, ½ mile multi-use trail.
The Amherst community grants easy access to I-25 via 136th. Amherst has approximately 915 homes and the subdivision is found within the borders of Zuni Street and Pecos Street to the East and West, and 136th Avenue and 131st Avenue to the North and South. The subdivision is about a 20 minute drive to downtown Denver, 30 minutes to Boulder, and 30 minutes to DIA.
Amherst is located in the Adams 12 school district. Students living within the subdivision attend elementary school at Arapahoe Ridge, middle school at Silver Hills, and Legacy High school. All three schools are located just outside the subdivision but are easy to access. Most homes in Amherst were built between 1993 and 1997. The current price of homes in 2013 ranges from mid $100,000 to the mid $200,000 and sizes vary in square footage from 900 to 2,500.