Northwest Colorado Springs Colorado real estate extends through some beautiful country near the base of one of the most famous American mountains, Pikes Peak, at the eastern edge of the southern Rocky Mountains. Bordered by Interstate 25 and the Pike National Forest, the Air Force Academy and U.S. Highway 24, the sought-after locale includes Cedar Heights, Discovery, Mountain Shadows, Peregrine, Pinecliff, and Rockrimmon—where Colorado Springs CO real estate meets the wilderness of the Front Range. Colorado Springs sits over one mile above sea level, though this area of the city is significantly higher.
Ask about available Colorado Springs Colorado homes in Pinion Valley neighborhoods at Popes Bluff, Pinion Glenn, Green Valley Ranch, Shadow Valley, and Territory Trail. The new mixed-use development at Tuscan Foothill Village completes most of the Mountain Shadows real estate along Centennial Boulevard. Located southwest of Chuckwagon Road, this new-home community in northwest Colorado Springs real estate calls for 62 single-family homes, 42 duplex units, 39 triplex units, and 21,000 square feet of commercial space.
The east side of Centennial Boulevard borders Ute Valley Park, the pride of the Colorado Springs park system. With forested bluffs, scenic overlooks, slick rock, wetlands, and abundant wildlife, it is a convenient retreat for locals, great for picnics, walking dogs, and relaxing strolls. Ute Valley also offers 2.5 miles of single track, 8 miles of mountain biking and hiking trails. Holland Park borders Ute Valley Park and features North Douglas Creek Trail leading to Foothills Trail.
The rural community activities of the Pinion Valley neighbors including volunteerism to help at fun events such as the annual picnic, Jazz in the Park, and with projects such as the newsletter, website, serving on the board, local development, school issues and more. The community sustains good-Samaritan activities such as restoring bicycles to give to hurricane victims.
Colorado Springs was selected as the No. 1 Best Big City in “Best Places to Live” by Money magazine in 2006. It is the county seat and most populous city of El Paso County with approximately 400,000 residents. Just a short 61 miles south of the Colorado State Capitol in Denver, residents enjoy a diverse array of employment options including an overwhelming number of military and government positions in the city and up the Front Range into the Denver metropolitan area. Enjoying an interesting past and brief gold-rush flurry, the city has been a popular tourist destination for over a hundred years, boasting many fine healing spas and restaurants.