Colorado Springs is known for it's 300 days of sunshine, endless outdoor activities, and the beautiful Rock Mountains. With all the city has to offer the Real Estate is becoming highly desirable especially to families. Below are a few of the best family-friendly neighborhoods in Colorado Springs.
With the backdrop of Pikes Peak and the surrounding Front Range Rocky Mountains, Briargate real estate is situated in an incredible educational setting as Colorado Springs District 20 is one of the best districts in the state. Include many International Baccalaureate schools such as Mountain Ridge Middle School, drawing families to this area.
- Elementary School - Briargate Elementary & High Plains Elementary
- Middle School - Eagleview Middle School
- High School - Rampart High School, Liberty High School, & Pine Creek High School
Nearby attractions include Skyzone Trampoline Park, Great Wolf Lodge, The Club at Flying Horse and Fox Run Regional Park. Easy access to many retail storesrestaurants including the Promenade Shops at Briargate which includes an Apple Store, Pottery Barn, Gap, Biaggi's and P.F. Changs. Another great shopping option within the Briargate area is the Marketplace at Briargate which includes a King Soopers, Starbucks, Massage Envy and Papa Murphy's Pizza. Also, within the Briargate area lies a Whole Foods Market, Walmart Supercenter, Super Target, YMCA and Kaiser Permanente Healthcare facility. Search Briargate Homes for Sale.
Families considering a move to the Broadmoor area, you'll be in the Cheyenne Mountain School District 12. This is one of the highest ranking school districts in the state. Some of the schools within this district include:
- Elementary Schools – Broadmoor Elementary School & Gold Camp Elementary School
- Middle School – Cheyenne Mountain Junior High
- High School – Cheyenne Mountain High School
Additional advantages to living in the Broadmoor area include easy access to Downtown Colorado Springs as well as the Broadmoor World Arena, The Broadmoor, and the Cheyenne Mountain Resort. The Broadmoor area features grand views of the Rocky Mountain Front Range, Cheyenne Mountain, Pikes Peak and depending on where you are amazing views of the sunrise coming up over the eastern plains onto Downtown Colorado Springs's skyline.
Whether you are a kid or a kid at heart, the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo is just one of the wonderful family-friendly places to take the kids year round. The Will Rogers Shrine sits above the zoo and offers a glimpse into the past with breathtaking views of the Front Range Rocky Mountains, Colorado Springs, and the Eastern Plains. There are also a number of outdoor spaces that are ideal for a day of hiking or biking with the family. Some of the outdoor places you can enjoy all year long include:
- Helen Hunt Falls
- North Cheyenne Canyon Park
- Mays Peak
- Starsmore Visitor and Nature Center
- Stratton Open Space
This suburban area is ideal for families looking for great value for money in a home. Powers real estate has great links in and around the city, great proximity to the airport, good schools, and all the conveniences of shops and restaurants throughout this wonderful community. For families living in the Powers area you will be in the Falcon School District 49. This is a district with a good reputation and many good schools. Some of the schools within this district include:
- Elementary School – Remington Elementary School, Stetson Elementary School, & Sand Creek Elementary School
- Middle School – Skyview Middle School
- High School – Sand Creek High School & Vista Ridge High School
District 49 covers approximately 130 square miles of land near Colorado Springs in El Paso County, Colorado. The district is known for a commitment to excellence and serves about nineteen thousand students in the Pikes Peak region including areas in Colorado Springs and Falcon.
North Powers Boulevard is the main roadway through this community. It links residents to the surrounding neighborhoods and other major highways. At the corner of North Powers Boulevard and East Woodmen Road, you'll find a Walmart Supercenter along with a number of other great shopping options. Heading further south, you'll find First & Main Town Center. This large shopping area has big box stores, cinemas, restaurants, and lots of additional specialized stores.
If you are looking for outdoor activities with the family, then the Powers area will not disappoint. There are plenty of parks, and green spaces to keep the family active all year long. The following are just some of the outdoor spaces in the Powers area:
- Remington Park
- Springs Ranch Park
- Sand Creek Trail
- Sandstone Park
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Residents of Northgate enjoy incredible views of Pikes Peak and the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains to the west and south. Along with It's top-ranked Academy School District 20 this is a highly sought out area for families. Some of the schools within this district include:
- Elementary Schools – Academy International
- Middle School - Eagleview Middle School
- High School – Air Academy High School
- Charter School - Classical Academy
There are many close amenities such as the incredible Club at the Flying Horse Golf Course, Bass Pro Shops and plenty of local grocery stores. Easy access to to Downtown Colorado Springs as well as Castle Rock and Denver to the North. Being situated right off of I-25 Northgate is in a super-convenient location. Search Northgate Homes for Sale
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