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Colorado Springs Real Estate
Located in the foothills of the stunning Rocky Mountains, Colorado Springs blends incredible mountain views with an exciting city life and terrific real estate options for homebuyers. Serving as the county seat of El Paso County, Colorado Springs has a long history of attracting new residents who want the best out of life.
As the second-largest city in Colorado with a population nearing 420,000 residents, you will quickly recognize why Colorado Springs was named the best among big cities by Money magazine in its “Best Places to Live.” Beyond the beauty of the natural landscape, temperatures in Colorado Springs remain moderate throughout the year making this a fantastic place for outdoor enthusiasts. From swimming, golfing, fishing, skiing, snowboarding, horseback riding, hiking, biking and many others, you will find that buying a home in Colorado Springs provides you a plethora of ways to enjoy the countryside.
Downtown Colorado Springs offers a cultural center for the city and the restaurants, shops, art galleries, theaters and a vibrant nightlife make this area a popular place for visitors and residents alike. Downtown Colorado Springs gives this city in the shadow of Pikes Peak a metropolitan and cosmopolitan balance and serves as attractive balance to the more rural areas around Colorado Springs. Diverse areas seem to radiate from downtown Colorado Springs, creating a unique blend of residential areas for homebuyers.
Other areas in and around Colorado Springs include the Historic Westside, also known as Old Colorado City, and even further west on to Manitou Springs and up Ute Pass you find the mountain communities of Green Mountain Falls and Cascade before you end up in Teller County and into the towns of Woodland Park and Divide. Just north of downtown Colorado Springs you will find Colorado College, the Old North End and Patty Jewett, areas known for their many desirable turn-of-the-century homes. The Patty Jewett golf course that was established in 1898 and is one of the oldest courses located west of the Mississippi River. Newer suburban areas are developing east of downtown Colorado Springs in what is commonly known as the Powers Corridor. These newer developments include Stetson Hills and Springs Ranch which are popular and convenient among military families working at Peterson and Schriever Air Force Bases. Even farther east you find that Falcon and Peyton have grown rapidly in recent years but still have areas that are perfect for farming and horse ranches.
As the popularity of Colorado Springs real estate continues to grow, new upscale developments are joining many established neighborhoods in North Colorado Springs and stretching even farther north to areas and towns like Gleneagle, Monument, Black Forest and Palmer Lake. It seems that no matter where you choose to buy a home in North Colorado Springs, you are sure to find the fantastic lifestyle that has made many others want to call it home.
Northwest Colorado Springs is often identified primarily as the location of the Air Force Academy and new upscale developments such as Kissing Camels, Rockrimmon, Pergrine and Mountain Shadows. In the Northeast area additional neighborhoods like Flying Horse, Wolfe Ranch, Cordera and Pine Creek continue to be popular among homebuyers. Established neighborhoods like Norwood and Briargate can be found in the northeast section of Colorado Springs.
Traveling south of downtown Colorado Springs, you find the Broadmoor Hotel & Resort whose luxurious accommodations are known world-wide. The resort is surrounded by beautiful turn-of-the-century mansions in an area known locally as “The Broadmoor”, but even farther south is neighboring towns that have fantastic homes for sale, too. In Security, Widefield and Fountain you will find a variety of single family homes and townhomes in new neighborhoods or established developments. This area is extremely popular as a home location for the many military families who want to live near Fort Carson.
For all of your Colorado Springs real estate needs, be sure to contact The Barbara Harris Team! As your Colorado Springs and surrounding area real estate experts, The Barbara Harris Team will help you and your family find the perfect home for sale for your needs!
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