Cedar Heights Neighborhood Spotlight | Colorado Springs Real Estate
About Cedar Heights
Cedar Heights Real Estate
Cedar Heights is one of the premier luxury communities in southern Colorado. Located in between Garden of the Gods and Pikes Peak, the land is some of the prettiest in the city. The community is bordered by Garden of the Gods to the east and the Rocky Mountains to the west, creating an environment of wildlife and serenity.
Homes in Cedar Heights are the epitome of luxury. Properties have incredible views and privacy to create a feeling of being the only one in the area. Homes are architecturally planned so that the integrity of the area is kept. With some homes higher than others, elevation in the neighborhood ranges from 6,500 to 8,000 feet above sea level. The community is set in the foothills below Pikes Peak, so there are different terrain options in the neighborhood. There are homes in a canyon, on top of a hill, or tucked in between the rolling hills in the area.
Multi-million dollar homes are very common in the area. The area is well known for the beautiful scenery native to the rocky mountains. These homes are spacious, have incredible views, access to trails and other outdoor recreational activities. The area is a very special place, as it is 10 minutes from downtown Colorado Springs, but you are secluded in the trees. Wildlife and space surround you and you have a sanctuary for the mind and spirit. The location is perfect for those looking to have a secluded life while still having access to the benefits of an urban area.
Cedar Heights is a luxury mountain living community. Living in the community promises great views and access to wildlife. The outdoors has been a special part of not only Cedar Heights living, but Colorado living in general. With the clean water, crisp mountain air, and the healthy lifestyle of the area, Cedar Heights living is an outdoorsman's paradise. You have access to incredible views of Pikes Peak to the west, Garden of the Gods to the east, and even more east you can see the rolling hills and plains of Colorado. Enjoying hikes inside the neighborhood's 300 acres of open space is a common way to spend time. Life in Cedar Heights is a perfect blend of outdoor living, yet enjoying the amenities of downtown Colorado Springs.
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History of Cedar Heights
The Cedar Heights area is full of some amazing history. Native American tribes inhabited or migrated through the area every year. Pikes Peak and Garden of the Gods were very spiritual places for the Ute, Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes. The Ute called Pikes Peak "Ta¬Wa¬Ah¬Gath" which means "Sun Mountain Sitting Big". They called it that based on the way the sun would reflect off of the snow-capped mountain. Cedar Heights has been home to people for such an long time, and the history of the land reflects it.
Garden of the Gods. The world-famous park is located just to the east of Cedar Heights. With plenty of hiking trails, biking trails, and other recreation options, you can always find something to do. The visitor's center will show you some great trails in the park, and they can even help plan your day. If you are feeling adventurous, you can plan a segway tour of the park or take a jeep tour through the park.
Manitou Springs. Very close to Cedar Heights is the town of Manitou Springs. Manitou Springs is a quaint little town with a lot to do. You can enjoy sitting on Manitou Ave, which has the same architecture style as the early 1900s. The town has a penny arcade, which is a great time for everyone. At the arcade, you can find skeeball, pinball, and other arcade classics. The oldest game they have is from the early 1900s, and you can still find a game to play for a penny. If you wanted to drive up Highway 24, Woodland Park is another mountain town with Rampart Reservoir close by. Manitou Springs is a great place to spend time.
Pikes Peak. America's Mountain is a great place to visit and spend time. Cedar Heights has incredible views of the mountain, and if you drive up Highway 24, you can visit the beautiful place. Driving up to the summit costs a little money, but it is well worth it for the experience and the view. Also at the top is the summit house, which has a gift shop and restaurant. The restaurant serves high altitude donuts, a special type of donut only made on top of a 14,000-foot mountain. There are also reservoirs on the mountain that are fishable. You can spend all day on Pikes Peak, and you will enjoy it.
Santa's Workshop: North Pole. Right off of Highway 24, Santa's Workshop is a fun time for the whole family. Get in the holiday cheer every day, and experience the north pole in style. You can enjoy fun rides, games, and other activities fun for the whole family. Kids can meet Santa even if it isn't wintertime, and the whole family can enjoy the beautiful outdoors. Santa's Workshop is a great time for everyone.
Pikes Peak Cog Railway. The Cog is being renovated currently and will open the summer of 2021, but it is a great way to travel to the summit of Pikes Peak. Being able to sit back and enjoy the scenery is a relaxing time. Wildlife is often spotted from the train, and it gives passengers a whole new perspective of America's Mountain. When it opens in 2021, Pikes Peak Cog Railway is a must.
Manitou Incline. For those who enjoy the outdoors, hiking, and stairs, the Manitou Incline is perfect for you. With an increasing altitude of 2,000 feet in less than 1 mile, it is a challenging hike for people. Tourists and locals alike enjoy this hike, and many people use this as the first leg of climbing Pikes Peak. The Manitou Incline is a great attraction close to Cedar Heights.
Adventures Out West. Looking to zipline over a rocky mountain forest? Looking to take a hot air balloon ride over this beautiful state? Want to take a segway or jeep tour through Garden of the Gods? Adventures Out West can help you do all of this and more. With tours to the summit of Pikes Peak and through Garden of the Gods, AOW is a wonderful place to help you discover the inner adrenaline junkie in you. You can ride the zipline strapped into a professional or you can strap yourself in and take complete control over your experience. With enough activities for the whole family to enjoy, spending the day with Adventures Out West is well worth your time.
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