There are many reasons we love where we live. The great weather, our community, and the affordability to live, work, and play here in Colorado Springs!
In 2018, Colorado Springs was named the 2nd best place to live by U.S. News and World Report citing the high quality of life, low cost of living, low unemployment and our beautiful natural wonders & proximity to the mountains.
With so much to offer, Colorado Springs is the perfect place to call home. Find out more about the neighborhoods below.
Just minutes from the far North side of Colorado Springs is the Black Forest. This areas offers a combination of dense pine forest and wide open rolling grassland areas. Certain parts of Black Forest offer stunning views of “Pikes Peak” and the Front Range. Characterized by mostly 5 acre and larger lots housing styles run the gamut from log cabins to contemporary homes and sprawling mansions. The area abounds in wildlife. Many of the properties are zoned for horses. School Districts 20, 38, and 49.
Briargate is a master planned community located in the northern part of Colorado Springs, just east of the Air Force Academy. This popular area features great views of Pikes Peak and the Front Range. Briargate is home to a wide range of amenities from shopping, dining & offices. It is a great place to work, play and live. When families outgrow a Briargate home, they often stay in Briargate. School District 20.
OLD NORTH END / DOWNTOWN
With the silhouette of Pikes Peak in the backdrop, Downtown Colorado Springs has a small-town feel but with big city amenities. Residents of the Downtown area enjoy a wide range of shopping, restaurants, entertainment and parks. This is a great area for those looking for convenience and amenities in a character rich urban setting. Homes for sale in downtown Colorado Springs Co include modest bungalows, historic turn of the century homes and modern lofts. School District 11.
This area offers gently rolling terrain, mature trees and a wide range of housing options. Developed in the 1970’s, this area offers convenience to parks, schools, shopping, military bases & Downtown. School District 11.
The Falcon area offers both acreage properties and affordable newer homes in a neighborhood setting featuring a wide range of amenities. This is one of the few areas close to Colorado Springs that offers equestrian communities, equestrian facilities, and riding easements. Falcon is a rapidly growing area, with new dining and shopping options every day. School District 49.
The Northeast communities offer a good combination of affordability and convenience. The wide range of amenities found in this area make it a favorite for busy individuals and families. This is a popular area with a wide range of housing types, businesses, schools and shopping. School Districts 11 and 20.
The Northgate area is located at the northern edge of Colorado Springs, near the Northgate of the United States Air Force Academy. This is a fast growing area with newer developments offering proximity to “The Club at Flying Horse”, Pikes Peak Community College, movie theaters, restaurants and shopping. School District 20.
This area starts just north of the Garden of The Gods Park and extends to the southern boundary of the United States Air Force Academy. Offering a unique setting, filled with pine trees, scrub oak, aspen trees, natural rock formations, and wildlife these neighborhoods provide the feel of mountain living along with the amenities of city life. School Districts 11 and 20.
The Powers area, located on the eastern edge of Colorado Springs, is known for its convenience and affordability. The area hosts a wide range of home options and a large selection of amenities. There are a wide variety of shops, restaurants and entertainment. Its location is convenient to military installations. The areas rapid growth has given way to bustling retail and commercial growth. School Districts 11 and 49.
Skyway Park is a wonderful neighborhood located in the Southwest side of Colorado Springs, near the foot of Cheyenne Mountain. This neighborhood connects to Bear Creek Regional Park and Bear Creek Dog Park, which have over 500 acres of trails and open space to enjoy. Parkview Boulevard and Orion Drive are the two main roads that run through the center of the community and offer spectacular views of the area. Many of the homes for sale in Skyway Park were built between in the 1960s to 1970s. As you travel through the neighborhood, you'll realize why this area was one of the first developed neighborhoods in the city. The landscape is absolutely beautiful. School District 12.
BROADMOOR / SOUTH WEST
Located at the foot of Cheyenne Mountain, this area is home to the prestigious five star five diamond Broadmoor Hotel. Southwest Colorado Springs area continues to flourish, with Fort Carson still being a major employer for the area. Featuring a diverse mix of housing opportunities, from the opulent Old Broadmoor and Broadmoor Resort Community to the eclectic character and charm of Cheyenne Canon and affordability of Ivywild and Cheyenne Meadows. School Districts 12 and 2.
TRI-LAKES / MONUMENT
The Tri-Lakes & Monument areas provide a perfect balance of mountain living with its towering Ponderosa Pines and easy access to both Colorado Springs and Denver. Homes for sale in Monument tend to be single family homes on larger lots built in the 1960’s to 2010. The residents of Monument enjoy fantastic Pikes Peak and Front Range views. School District 38.
WEST COLORADO SPRINGS / MANITOU
Home to the world famous, Garden of the Gods, “The West Side” of Colorado Springs features many custom home neighborhoods with exquisite views of the mountains and Pikes Peak. The West Side is an established community that offers large lots with mature landscaping. This area features a diverse range of housing styles and options, dining and shopping. With close proximity to downtown and I-25 its a convenient location for day-to-day living. School District 11.
Danielle Frisbie, REALTOR®
The Cutting Edge, REALTORS®