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Neighborhoods

Briargate

In the northern part of Colorado Springs, you will find the lovely community of Briargate, Colorado. Briargate is a master-planned community and one of the region’s most popular areas for a wide variety of reasons. Amenities in Briargate include large shopping centers such as The Promenade Shops and the Chapel Hills Mall. Situated in the northern area of El Paso County, in the 80920 zip code, Briargate is at the end of the Powers corridor where Highway 83 and Interstate 25 intersect. Briargate is comprised of roughly fourteen square miles and sits at an elevation of 6,749 feet above sea level.

Most people move to Briargate because of the extreme convenience of the community, as well as its highly-regarded school district. The community is served by the largest school district in Colorado Springs, the D-20 Academy School District, which oversees the operation of twenty-one elementary, eight middle, and seven high schools. Additionally, there are several charter, alternative, online, and private school options in the district. Briargate is home to more than forty-four thousand residents and yet has a strong sense of community. 

Real estate in Briargate includes a wide variety of housing options. There are condos in Briargate, as well as apartments, townhomes, and single-family residences both large and small. Most of the Briargate properties were constructed between the 1980s and early 2000s, however, there are some newer developments in the community, including Pine Creek, Wolf Ranch, and Cordera. There are vacant lots for sale in Briargate, which are primarily custom-home sites, and there is new construction in Briargate as well. The average lot size is around 0.22 acres, though there are certainly lots of smaller and larger sizes. If you would like more detailed information regarding land or homes for sale in Briargate, Colorado, please allow us to assist you and contact us at your earliest convenience.

Northgate

At the northern edge of the city limits of Colorado Springs, there is a lovely little community known as Northgate, Colorado. Northgate is named such because the north gate of the United States Air Force Academy is in proximity. The Northgate area, in the 80921 zip code, is a fast-growing community that encompasses many appealing amenities and attractions. For example, within Northgate, you will find the Bass Pro Shop Center, Colorado Crossing, Interquest Marketplace, Pike Peak Community College, Rampart Campus, and The Club at Flying Horse. And amidst those destinations are great restaurants, movie theaters, and an abundance of shopping.

Further contributing to the popularity of Northgate is the school district by which it is served. The D-20 Academy School District oversees the operation of twenty-one elementary schools, eight middle schools, and seven high schools. The main schools serving the high-school-aged residents of Northgate are Pine Creek High School and Air Academy High School, Discovery Canyon Campus. Additionally, there are several alternative and private schools in the area. Aside from the schools, the other primary reasons why people move to Northgate are its proximity to Denver and Colorado Springs and the community’s overall convenience.

Northgate is comprised of roughly fifty-four square miles and sits at an elevation of 6,958 feet above sea level. Home to just over 30,500 residents, the community affords residents an average commute of just twenty-four minutes. Northgate real estate is comprised of a wide variety of housing options, including attached and detached residences. There are townhomes and condos in Northgate, as well as single-family homes in many architectural styles. While there are exceptions, typical Northgate homes range from three thousand square feet of living space to well over six thousand square feet. The average lot in Northgate measures 0.33 acres. As a result of the diversity of real estate in Northgate, listing prices span a broad range. If you would like more detailed information regarding the homes for sale in Northgate, Colorado, please let us help you and contact us at your earliest convenience.

Black Forest

When standing at the crest of the majestic Pikes Peak, if you look toward the Black Forest, it appears to be a big black spot, hence its name. Much of the area falls within unincorporated parts of scenic northeastern El Paso County, Colorado, in the 80908 zip code. Black Forest encompasses roughly 125 square miles, including the Black Forest Regional Park, and has an average elevation of 7,300 feet above sea level. Douglas County serves as its northern border, while Woodmen Road serves as its southern border.

Just over thirteen thousand people live in the area, which offers an average commute of just twenty-six minutes. It is a family-friendly community served by multiple school districts. In the western and southern part of Black Forest children are served by Academy School District 20; on the eastern part of the community they’re served by Falcon School District 49, and on the northwestern part of Black Forest they’re served by the Lewis Palmer School District 38.

In 2013 the Black Forest area suffered a massive wildfire and nearly five hundred homes and thousands of acres were destroyed. As a result, there is a lot of new construction in Black Forest, as well as vacant land for sale. The average lot in Black Forest is over seven acres in size, which means the community is perfect for people seeking privacy or those that own horses or love trees. Because much of the area is in unincorporated El Paso County, many Black Forest properties rely on septic and well for sewer and water. Existing homes for sale in Black Forest are of a wide variety of sizes, ages, and architectural styles, and because of the extraordinary diversity of Black Forest real estate, listing prices span a vast range. If you would like more detailed information regarding available real estate in Black Forest, Colorado, we would be thrilled to serve you, so please do not hesitate to contact us today or at your earliest convenience.

Falcon

With a convenient location just fifteen miles northeast of downtown Colorado Springs, the small town of Falcon, Colorado, is a great place to buy a home in unincorporated El Paso County. Falcon is very near Briargate and Powers, situated in the 80831 zip code. The community boasts a rich heritage as a railroad town established in the 1800s. It continued to be an important railroad stop at the beginning of the twentieth century, then it spent numerous decades as a peaceful ranching community. However, throughout the 1990s, Falcon experienced rapid residential growth, and its popularity and commercial development have continued in recent years.

There are so many outstanding reasons to buy a home in Falcon, and among them are the area’s numerous restaurants and shopping centers. Falcon is comprised of 127 square miles and sits at an elevation of 6,468 feet above sea level. Just over five thousand people call this lovely mountain community home. It is a family-friendly town served by the D-49 Falcon School District which oversees the operation of nine elementary, three middle, and three high schools. More specifically, students residing in Falcon attend at Falcon High, Falcon Middle, and Meridian Ranch Elementary, Falcon Elementary, or Woodmen Hills Elementary schools.

Falcon’s proximity to Schriever Air Force Base and Peterson Air Force Base, along with the community’s affordability, have contributed greatly to its growth and development. Additionally, it offers an average commute of around twenty-seven minutes, while Peyton serves as the community’s northern border and Marksheffel is the western border. Real estate in Falcon is very diverse and includes everything from small, affordable homes with less than one thousand square feet of living space to large, sprawling estates with six thousand square feet or more. There are lovely neighborhood homes, as well as acreages in Falcon. If fact, the average lot size here is more than six acres. New homes in Falcon are constructed by both local and national builders, and the affordability and larger lots make the community great for growing families. Regardless of your stage of life, if you would like more detailed information regarding available properties in Falcon, Colorado, please let us help you and contact us at your earliest convenience.

Monument

With a convenient location along the northern edge of beautiful El Paso County, Colorado, the lovely community of Monument is an excellent place to buy a home. Monument, also known as the Tri-Lakes area, is situated roughly twenty minutes north of Colorado Springs and fifty minutes south of Denver. The area actually encompasses two distinct municipalities, the Town of Palmer Lake in the 80133 zip code and the City of Monument in the 80132 zip code. The Tri-Lakes name comes from the three lakes in the area. In the Town of Palmer is Palmer Lake; in the City of Monument is Monument Lake; and in the Woodmoor subdivision, just outside of Monument city limits, is Lake Woodmoor.

People love this area because of its undeniable Colorado feel. There are stunning views of the Front Range and towering Ponderosa Pines here. Furthermore, the area affords quick and convenient access to Denver and Colorado Springs and all of their exciting attractions. Locals describe the area as similar to Black Forest, but with more dining and shopping options. This is a family-friendly community served by the Lewis Palmer School District 38 which has five elementary, one middle, and two high schools. Monument is comprised of fifty-one square miles and is home to nearly 25,000 residents and a historic downtown. Furthermore, Monument sits at an elevation of 7,223 feet above sea level and affords residents an average commute around twenty-eight minutes.

In addition to all of these fantastic attributes, Monument real estate is also quite impressive. The area encompasses many wonderful neighborhoods and subdivisions offering a variety of attached and detached housing opportunities. Examples of the remarkable neighborhoods you’ll discover here include Lake of the Rockies, Forest Lakes, and Promontory Pointe. There is new construction in Monument, as well as older, well-established homes; there are small, affordable properties, as well as large luxury estates. Many homes for sale in Monument, are surrounded by Ponderosa Pines and offer spectacular mountain views. While there are lots of smaller and larger sizes, the average lot size in Monument is 1.3 acres. If you would like more detailed information regarding available real estate in Monument, Colorado, we would love the opportunity to assist you, so please do not hesitate to contact us today or at your earliest convenience.

Peyton

Approximately thirty miles northeast of Colorado Springs you will find the lovely small town known as Peyton, Colorado. Peyton is comprised of relatively flat, dry terrain dotted with large acreages. For that reason, it is a popular destination for horse owners and people who enjoy a little room to roam. The eastern border of this charming community is the Black Forest, while the northern border is Douglas County and the southern is Falcon. Adding to the charm of this community is its long, rich history. Some of the first settlers arrived in Peyton around 1890, and though the town has grown and changed, it maintains a very secluded, laid-back, country atmosphere.

Peyton is in the 80831 zip code of El Paso County and serves as home to just under three thousand residents. It sits at an elevation of 6,643 feet above sea level and is comprised of 135 square miles. Among the many benefits it has to offer, Peyton has its own school district that operates one elementary school and a combined middle school and high school. Both facilities offer a four-day school week, and class sizes are small. Furthermore, it is a community with abundant natural beauty comprised of mountain landscapes, wildlife, and lush vegetation.

Homes for sale in Peyton include small ranches and manufactured homes to large, luxury log cabins. Peyton real estate typically ranges from around one thousand square feet to more than six thousand square feet of living space, with an average home size being 3,098 square feet. The average Peyton lot size is around sixteen acres. As a result of the diversity of Peyton properties, listing prices fall across a vast range depending on the property’s size, age, style, and special features. If you would like more detailed information regarding available real estate in Peyton, Colorado, please allow us to assist you and contact us at your earliest convenience.

Woodland Park

Perched at an elevation of 8,437 feet above sea level, the “City Above the Clouds,” that is the city of Woodland Park, Colorado, is a great place to live. This little mountain community is the highest point in the Pikes Peak region and has a uniquely Colorado atmosphere which much resembles your typical ski community, but without ski slopes. Situated in the 80863 zip code of Teller County, Woodland Park is just west of Colorado Springs, and a short drive from Colorado Springs’ downtown. The town shares a border with the most western portion of El Paso County, and the entire area is known for its mature trees and stunning mountain views. Furthermore, residents enjoy an average commute of around twenty-eight minutes.

Among the many benefits of residing in Woodland Park is its abundance of commercial and retail development. With relative ease, residents can find all they need for day-to-day life without having to travel down to Colorado Springs. Another selling point for Woodland Park is in proximity to the big ski areas in Summit County, and the fact that it has its own school district. Woodland Park School District RE-2 operates Columbine Elementary, Gateway Elementary, and Summit Elementary, as well as Woodland Park High School. Additionally, many of the private schools in Colorado Springs offer shuttle service to and from the area. 

Woodland Park is home to roughly 9,369 people and comprises eighteen square miles. Homes for sale in Woodland Park are primarily single-family homes that range from charming mountain cabins to sprawling luxury estates. There are a few townhomes and condos in Woodland Park as well. While there are exceptions, many Woodland Park properties offer two to four bedrooms and have an average lot size of 1.85 acres. Real estate in Woodland Park is so diverse, listing prices tend to fall across a broad range affording homebuyers in all stages of life excellent options. If you would like more detail regarding currently available Woodland Park real estate in the Pikes Peak Region of Colorado, we would love the opportunity to assist you, so please do not hesitate to contact us today or at your earliest convenience.

Central

Central Colorado Springs, Colorado, is an excellent place to buy a home. The area is roughly defined as the land north of Fountain, south of Constitution, east of El Paso, and west of Academy. One of the most obvious benefits of living in Central Colorado Springs is that all other parts of the city are quickly and easily accessible. This means residents have seemingly endless options for shopping, dining, entertainment, and recreation. 

Within Central Colorado Springs there are multiple points of interest, including the Olympic Training Center which brings tourists all year long. You’ll also find the Patty Jewett Golf Course, which happens to be one of the oldest courses west of the Mississippi. The Soldier Memorial at Memorial Park is a must-visit site in this part of the city, and Prospect Lake is a popular destination for fishing and kayaking. Additional attractions and amenities in Central Colorado Springs include the Stargazers Theatre, and in proximity to the area, you’ll find the Chapel Hills Mall. 

Central Colorado Springs is not the oldest or the newest part of the city, but it is one of the most diverse and affordable. While there are exceptions, most Central Colorado Springs properties were constructed between the 1940s and 1960s, so the neighborhoods are well-established and full of investment properties. There are a few newer homes in Central Colorado Springs, but they are few. However, there are many multi-family homes in Central Colorado Springs, which means those seeking a lower maintenance residence have many excellent options. Listing prices for Central Colorado Springs real estate falls across a relatively broad range, with homes gradually becoming more expensive as you move closer to downtown. If you would like more detailed information regarding homes for sale in Central Colorado Springs, Colorado, we would love the opportunity to assist you, so please do not hesitate to contact us today or at your earliest convenience.

East Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs, Colorado, occupies more space than Denver, with a whopping 194.9 square miles. And though most people think of mountains when they think of this area, there is also a great deal of prairie and grassland, like that found in East Colorado Springs. East Colorado Springs is generally defined as the area north of Fontaine Boulevard, south of Woodmen, East of Peterson Road, and west of Meridian. Essentially, it is the stretch of land running alongside Marksheffel Road. Here you will find the Colorado Springs Airport, Peterson Air Force Base, and Schriever Air Force Base, surrounded by the communities of Security-Widefield, Falcon, and Black Forest.

East Colorado Springs is served by the D-49 School District, which happens to be one of the fastest-growing in the state, in addition to being the most diverse. The district oversees the operation of six charter schools, one blended school, a homeschool program, ten elementary schools, three middle schools, three high schools, one college prep, and forty-nine pathways programs for secondary adults. Among the other benefits of living in East Colorado Springs, the area offers quick and convenient access to the Powers Corridor and a long list of exciting attractions and amenities that include parks, theaters, golf courses, shopping, dining, trails, and even Sky Sox Stadium.

East Colorado Springs is also comprised of large pockets of growing communities, neighborhoods, and subdivisions. A few of the most noteworthy neighborhoods in the area include Banning Lewis Ranch, Stetson Hills, Springs Ranch, Lorson Ranch in Widefield, Claremont Ranch, Colorado Centre, Cuchares Ranch, and Northtree. Throughout these and other developments you will find a wide variety of East Colorado Springs homes with listing prices that span a comprehensive range. Architectural styles also vary from one area to the next. For example, you’ll find Spanish Hacienda, Ranch Territorial, Western Farmhouse, Prairie, and Colorado Craftsman in the 30,000-acre master-planned Banning Lewis Ranch community. Additionally, there are golf course homes In East Colorado Springs, near the border of Springs Ranch Golf Club, and low-maintenance resort-like properties at Antelope Ridge. So, no matter what kind of East Colorado Springs property you’re interested in, we can help you find it. For more detailed information regarding available real estate in East Colorado Springs, Colorado, please do not hesitate to contact us at your earliest convenience.

Northeast Colorado Springs

Northeast Colorado Springs is a lovely place to buy a home in scenic El Paso County. The area boasts a long, rich history and has long been a popular tourist destination because of the area’s climate and abundance of stunning natural beauty. It has also been a popular spot for writers and artists as the landscape can be quite inspiring. Today, Northeast Colorado Springs continues to attract visitors and new residents alike and has a population of more than forty-five thousand.

This is a family-friendly area in the 80907, 80917, 80918, 80920, and 80923 zip codes, served by Academy School District 20 and Colorado Springs District 11. The area is rich with diverse recreational opportunities and encompasses several parks, including Monument Valley, Palmer, Rampart, and Pulpit Rock. There is also an eighteen-hole championship golf course in the area, the King’s Deer Golf Club. Other points of interest in the area include Sky Sox Stadium, Pikes Peak Historical Street Railway, and the Western Museum of Mining and Industry.

Also abundant in Northeast Colorado Springs are varied housing opportunities. While there are always exceptions, most homes for sale in Northeast Colorado Springs range in size from one thousand square feet to nearly four thousand square feet of living space. A majority of Northeast Colorado Springs properties were constructed between the 1960s and late-2000s, though again, there are exceptions. Real estate in Northeast Colorado Springs includes a wide variety of architectural styles, ranging from split-level and older ranch styles to new contemporary properties boasting every possible modern amenity. As a result of the diversity of Northeast Colorado Springs real estate, listing prices fall across a vast range. If you would like more detailed information regarding currently available properties in Northeast Colorado Springs, Colorado, we would love to assist you so please contact us at your earliest convenience.

Southeast Colorado Springs

One of the smaller areas in the city, Southeast Colorado Springs, is comprised primarily of military families as a result of its proximity to the airport, Fort Carson and Peterson Air Force bases. Many people overlook this part of the city, however, there are many benefits to residing here. Parts of Southeast Colorado Springs overlap the southern part of Central Colorado Springs. That said, the Southeast is generally thought to be the area east of Interstate 25, west of Powers, north of South Academy, and south of Martin Luther King Expressway. 

This is a family-friendly community served by Harrison School District 2 which oversees the operation of nineteen public and charter schools, many of which are top-rated. For example, Soaring Eagles Elementary, located in one of the newer neighborhoods, serves kindergarten through sixth grade and is the only school in the city to be designated as a National Blue Ribbon School. The top middle school in the district is Mountain Vista Community School, which serves kindergarten through eighth grade, and the James Irwin Charter Academy is also highly regarded, serving kindergarten through fourteenth grade as their program offers a built-in Associates degree. In addition to excellent education opportunities, the area also boasts quick and convenient access to major transportation routes including the Milton Proby and Martin Luther King expressways.

Perhaps the biggest advantage of living in Southeast Colorado Springs is the affordability of the area. Homes for sale in Southeast Colorado Springs are among the most affordable in the city. Southeast Colorado Springs real estate is very diverse with older and newer homes situated in different parts of the community. You’ll find single-family homes built during the 1950s and 1960s near Fountain Boulevard, and in newer neighborhoods, such as Silver Hawk, you’ll find new construction in Southeast Colorado Springs. Prospective homebuyers seeking attached options will find a variety of apartments and townhomes in Southeast Colorado Springs as well, and the area is also rich with investment properties. If you would like more detailed information regarding available properties in Southeast Colorado Springs, Colorado, please let us help you and contact us at your earliest convenience.

Northwest Colorado Springs

One of the most appealing qualities of Northwest Colorado Springs is almost all of it is situated in the foothills. Many of the streets here rise up and down and twist and turn alongside the granite edges of the gorgeous Rocky Mountains. The northern border of the area ends abruptly at the Air Force Academy, while the southern border is more gradual, blending into Central Colorado Springs around Garden of the Gods Road. The interstate forms the eastern boundary, while the mountains rise to the west. While technically, Northwest Colorado Springs is geographically on the west side of the city, it is a quieter, more relaxed community compared to the Westside.

Most of the traffic in Northwest Colorado Springs is residential, and the busiest streets in the area are Rockrimmon and Garden of the Gods. There are a handful of grocery and dining options, and few other businesses. If you are seeking a quiet community with well-maintained parks and wide-open spaces, this is the place for you. Within Northwest Colorado Springs you’ll find Ute Valley, Blodgett Peak Open Space, and a plethora of trails winding through bristle pines and scrub oak. Further contributing to the appeal of the area, Northwest Colorado Springs is served by the highly-regarded School District 11 which oversees the operation of several conveniently located facilities in the area.

Also throughout the area, are a wide variety of remarkable neighborhoods and subdivisions. Homes for sale in Northwest Colorado Springs include houses on bluffs overlooking the city and horse properties in the valley surrounded by forests of pines. Among the most noteworthy neighborhoods in the area are Woodmen Valley, Mountain Shadows, Peregrine, Oak Valley Ranch, and Pinon Valley, where you’ll find the most affordable homes in Northwest Colorado Springs. There are patio homes, townhomes, and a variety of single-family homes in Northwest Colorado Springs, many made of stucco and boasting a warm, Tuscan vibe. Most of the area is well-established, so there isn’t a lot of new construction in Northwest Colorado Springs, but there are a few vacant lots here and there. If you would like more detailed information regarding available properties in Northwest Colorado Springs, Colorado, please allow us to assist you and contact us at your earliest convenience.

Southwest Colorado Springs

Packed full of history, Southwest Colorado Springs, Colorado, is an intriguing area of the city. Here, two extremes coexist alongside one another. In the Stratmoor and Broadmoor areas, you’ll find extraordinary luxury and opulence amidst mansions with multi-million dollar price tags, and down the street, there are affordable family homes in quiet suburban neighborhoods. Parts of Southwest Colorado Springs overlap the whimsical Westside of the city. While people define the area differently, Southwest Colorado Springs is typically thought of as the area east of the mountains, beginning in the Cheyenne Canyon area, west of Interstate 25, and north of Cheyenne Mountain State Park.

This area of Colorado Springs is one of the least dense parts of the city and is surrounded by open spaces and mountains providing seemingly endless opportunities for recreation. Despite its low density, the area is rich with amenities and attractions, including fabulous options for entertainment, shopping, and dining. Additionally, it is a family-friendly area served by two school districts: Harrison District 2 and Cheyenne Mountain District 12. Cheyenne Mountain District 12 is the larger of the two and is ranked among the top five districts in the state. It oversees the operation of one charter school, one high school, one middle school, and five elementary schools. 

Real estate in Southwest Colorado Springs has something for everyone. There are numerous retirement communities in the area, particularly in the Broadmoor community. Prospective homebuyers seeking patio homes or townhomes in Southwest Colorado Springs will be pleased with the wide variety. Also in the Broadmoor area are stunning million dollar estates in a myriad of architectural styles. There are Tuscan, Modern, and Tudor throughout the area, along with other architectural styles. Homes for sale in Southwest Colorado Springs also vary in age and lot size, though lots here tend to be larger than average compared to other parts of the city. If you would like more detailed information regarding available properties in Southwest Colorado Springs, Colorado, we would love the opportunity to assist you, so please contact us at your earliest convenience.

West Colorado Springs

Among Colorado Springs’ locals, the Westside is practically its own tiny country. West Colorado Springs is defined, by residents, as the area west of Interstate 25, north of Lake Avenue, east of Manitou, and south of Gardens of the Gods Road, though geographically it should be anything west of Interstate 25. Regardless, this small area is recognized as one of the most diverse and interesting parts of the city and acts as a gateway to the mountains. West Colorado Springs is comprised of several clusters of neighborhoods and subdivisions representing some of the most sought-after addresses in the region, including Section 16, Red Rock Canyon, Penrose Event Center, Stratmoor Open Space, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, Cheyenne Canyon, Seven Falls, Broadmoor, Old Colorado City, Bear Creek Park, Rock Ledge Ranch, and Garden of the Gods.

Furthermore, as home to some of the most remarkable historical and natural sites, West Colorado Springs is nothing like typical suburbia. Nestled against the mountains, wildlife in the area is common. Seeing mountain lions, bear, or deer is possible, and though you rarely see coyotes, they’re frequently heard at night. Because of its proximity to the mountains, it doesn’t feel like the city but has more of a small mountain town atmosphere. There is a hiking trail or park within walking distance of every West Colorado Springs neighborhood, and downtown is only a five to ten-minute drive from anywhere in the area. Adding to the area's appeal, Interstate 25 is very easily accessible too.

Zip codes in West Colorado Springs include 80904, 80905, 80906, and 80907, and the area is home to some of the oldest parts of the city which means mature trees and lush vegetation abound. Many of the neighborhoods are very well-established and there are abundant opportunities to buy older homes in West Colorado Springs. Some West Colorado Springs homes have been restored, and others await restoration. There isn’t a lot of vacant land for sale in West Colorado Springs, and therefore there isn’t a lot of new construction in the area. The newest master-planned community in West Colorado Springs is Gold Hill Mesa, which encompasses brightly colored townhomes and single-family homes. As a result of the exceptional diversity of West Colorado Springs real estate, listing prices fall across an extensive range that includes affordable starter homes and multi-million dollar estates. If you would like more detailed information regarding available properties in West Colorado Springs, Colorado, we would love to assist you, so please do not hesitate to contact us today or at your earliest convenience.