The exclusive gated community of Cedar Heights lies along the Front Range in western Colorado Springs Colorado real estate. Extolled for its spectacular acre-plus home sites and mountain preserve, residents of these Colorado Springs CO homes are blessed with glorious views of Pikes Peak, Cheyenne Mountain, and the sparkling skyline of downtown Colorado Springs real estate. The heartbeat of commercial real estate in Colorado Springs with its vibrant social and cultural scene and shops is only 10-15 minutes away.
Placer Park Ridge and The Outback represent the final phase of Cedar Heights, the ultimate in Colorado Springs neighborhoods. From the 24-hour manned security gate to award-winning planning concepts, Cedar Heights is a step above—literally. Home sites are nestled into the Rocky Mountains at 6,500 to 8,000 feet in elevation, offering a diversity of terrain including wooded sites or those with gorgeous views. Developed by award-winning Nichols & Comito, the designers received the Best of Colorado Springs – Best Custom Home Builder 2007. Their distinctive homes feature old-world craftsmanship par excellence.
A remarkable blend of residents, strong sense of community, serene lifestyle, scurrying wildlife, mountain feel, and great hiking are bonuses for residents of the luxurious homes. Bordered on the east by the Garden of the Gods, the 990-acre community offers an extraordinary connection with nature. Over 300 acres of natural open space, parks, and trails offer a genuine sanctuary. There are wonderful trails through the pine forests in a 300-acred private preservation area known as Solitude Park offer places to get lost in quiet contemplation.
Money Magazine chose The Springs as the #1 Big City in its 2006 survey. The city enjoys plenty of sunshine and offers residents 12,000 acres of trails, parks, open space, sports complexes, and private and public golf courses. Then, too, the city has been a tourist destination for a hundred years and continues to delight residents and visitors with its array of shopping, special restaurants, fine arts, theater, cultural centers, resorts, wide range of attractions such as the Pioneers Museum, Old Colorado City History Center, Will Rogers Shrine, Cave of the Winds, the Broadmoor Hotel, U.S. Olympic Training Center, and so much more.
Education options in the area include the United States Air Force Academy, Colorado College, and the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. The children in Cedar Heights are able to attend District 14 schools for a more small-town educational environment. School bus service is available for elementary through middle-school children. In addition, The Springs offers an open district policy and parents may apply for their students to be schooled in other districts. There are also many fine private schools in the city.
Yes, Cedar Heights may be the best of all possible worlds for your family or retirement.