Mar Lee is a residential neighborhood approximately 5 miles southwest of downtown Denver. The area expands north to south from West Tennessee Avenue to West Jewel Avenue, and east to west from South Sheridan Boulevard to South Federal Boulevard. Mar Lee residents can expect a 20-minute commute by car to downtown Denver. Public bus transportation is also available. 

Mar Lee boasts a number of local amenities including a post office, pharmacy, child care facilities, a supermarket, library and a dollar store. The neighborhood holds Mar Lee Manor Shopping Center, an outdoor mall complete with a market, liquor store, night club and spa. Local eateries include Torres Mexican Food, Hart's Corner Bar, Pho 95 Noodle House and Sonic. 

A large portion of the Sanderson Gulf Trail passes through the south end of Mar Lee, providing a great riverside pathway for walkers, joggers and bikers. On the north side of the neighborhood rests Garfield Lake Park, a fantastic place for fishing and other recreational activities like mountain biking and sledding.

Two golf courses, Bear Creek Golf Club and Foothills Golf Club, are within close driving distance of the neighborhood. Several national forests are also nearby.