Jun 08

Popes Valley Homes in Colorado Springs

Sometime in the 1970s, a few Colorado Springs CO homes were built Popes Valley northwest of the city.  Now, the well-established Popes Valley real estate in Colorado Springs, Colorado boasts mature landscaping, large lots, and easy accessibility.  Both custom and semi-custom Popes Valley CO homes are tucked into the trees between cliffs, bluffs, and rock formations; others grace the slopes and rolling terrain in western Colorado Springs real estate.

A selection of major Colorado Springs subdivisions overlooking Pikes Peak and the Front Range include Peregrine real estate, Tamaron, Mountain Shadow Colorado Springs homes, Pinion Valley properties, Pine Cliff, and more surrounding Popes Valley Colorado Springs homes.  The 1,400-3,500 square-foot homes along Popes Valley Drive sold for an average of $321,000 in 2008.

Several parks offer convenient ball fields and playgrounds.  The major parklands in the area are neighboring Ute Valley Park and the Santé Fe Trail.  In addition, the city maintains other extensive trail systems such as in the nearby Garden of the Gods area.  Many homes in Popes Valley and Pinion Valley, especially those along the Ute Valley Park bluff, are located in the wild land-urban interface.

Popes Valley enjoys a convenient location off of Interstate 25 between mountain recreation and city amenities as well as employment in cities along the Front Range.  The Air Force Academy and military installations have a definite presence in the city along with government offices.  Award-winning Colorado Springs School Districts 11 and 20 serve the families in the area.

As the No. 1 Best Big City in “Best Places to Live” by Money magazine in 2006, the El Paso county seat, and most populous city of El Paso County with approximately 400,000 residents, The Springs does not disappoint.  Residents enjoy a diverse array of employment options including military and government positions in the city and up the Front Range into the State Capitol of Denver.  Known for over a hundred years as a healing Mecca, the city has been a popular tourist destination and boasts fine healing spas and excellent restaurants.

Popes Valley offers a variety of floor plans.  Choose an elegant or rustic mountain home with a walkout basement, ranch style, two or three stories, a patio home or garden home, a home with or without a slab foundation or basement areas.