East Colorado Springs Homes For Sale
Eastern Colorado Springs boasts amazing views of the Rocky Mountain Front Range and Pikes Peak. The area is best characterized by the hilly landscape, large mature trees and an array of housing opportunities. The area is located in School District #11 and may be one of the most overlooked areas in all of Colorado Springs as there are many great areas with ample opportunities for single-family homes both traditional to contemporary. The East area of Colorado Springs features traditional older communities with homes built in the 1940's, 1950's and again in the 1970's. East Colorado Springs homes are for families who want to have easy access to Downtown Colorado Springs as well as most areas of the rest of Colorado Springs.
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BROWSE COLORADO SPRINGS COMMUNITIES
East Colorado Springs has homes from the price range of $175,00 to $350,000 with an average price of $195,000. The area holds incredible views of Pikes Peak and the Front Range Rocky Mountain and has easy access to many amenities, attractions and things to do. Some of the neighborhoods in this area include the diversified neighborhood of Rustic Hills, the affordable Park Hill and the rolling plains of Rock Creek.
As you move further east you will find properties sitting on more acres, horse properties and even some properties near creek bottoms that hold incredible opportunities to view wildlife such as raptors, Mule deer, and Pronghorn (more often mistakenly referred to as Antelope). Some of these areas include Falcon, Peyton, Calhan and Ramah. These are primarily country areas with mostly homesite of five-acre or more using wells and septic tanks. These areas are a bit more rural yet boast an increasing number of stores and restaurants nearby.
East Colorado Springs itself is situated just east and north of Downtown Colorado Springs. The area includes Palmer Park, Penrose Park and the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. The area is complete with a wide array of housing options from under $100,000 to over $200,000. First-time home buyers will be excited in the East Colorado Springs area as the selection of starter homes is plentiful. Additionally, if you love the maintenance free lifestyle there are plenty of condominiums, townhomes and multi-family homes available in the East Colorado Springs Area. These townhomes, condominiums, and apartments offer you something for about the same price as a small starter home, you'll have the convenience of living in a city with all the amenities nearby without the maintenance of a single-family home. Some of the characteristics of homes in the East Colorado Springs area include:
- Updated and upgraded kitchens
- Ranches with big backyards
- Three car garages
- 100-year hardwood floors
East Colorado Springs has many wonderful homes that are affordable with great interior features like elevated ceilings, hardwood flooring and staircases and an array of upgraded amenities. Another fantastic thing about living in this area is the easy access to just about anything you can dream off. Great shopping Downtown Colorado Springs offers as well as plenty of great open spaces such as Palmer Park and Garden of the Gods park across town in West Colorado Springs only about a 15-minute drive away. Some of the features that might be common to homes in East Colorado Springs include:
There is also a plethora of mature rolling terrain in East Colorado Springs which makes for super quaint neighborhoods with mature growth and a wide range of housing options. The East Colorado Springs area consists of several, well-defined subdivisions, Village Seven, Villa Loma Rustic Hills and Park Vista Estates among other great communities in the area.
Also, in the East Colorado Springs area lies a selection of apartment, condominiums, and townhomes. For lower range price-ranges, these low-maintenance options hold high value to those looking for a bargain with a lot of potential and value. From studios to larger 4 bedroom condos these smaller properties make perfect beginner homes for the first time home buyer. Some of these properties include amenities such as:
- No HOA dues
- Updated Insulation
- Community Clubhouses and Pools
- Updated baths
East Colorado Springs homes for sale have something for everyone. East Colorado Springs is very accessible with easy access to I-25. Many people who live in East Colorado Springs take much pride in living close to an incredibly wild and scenic open space known as Palmer Park.
Life In East Colorado Springs Area
East Colorado Springs has a wonderful selection of schools, shopping, and city parks. If you're looking for a semi-urban lifestyle with easy access to open space and other great amenities, then the East Colorado Springs will have no problem providing this for you. Palmer Park is one of many Colorado Springs Regional Parks. With top-notch mountain biking and hiking trails. This fabulous wild and scenic open space adds another level of desirability to this extraordinary community.
As for family fun activities, East Colorado Springs has something for everyone. The Cheyenne Mountain Zoo is about a 15-minute drive from East Colorado Springs and is just one of the wonderful family-friendly places to take the kid year-roundnd in Colorado Springs. The ProRodeo Hall of Fame & Museum of the American Cowboy sits only a couple minute drive from East Colorado Springs and is a a popular attraction in the area. From Eastern Colorado Springs you will find slendid 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:
Of these Cheyenne Mountain State Park park provides many opportunities for outdoor and nature lovers. Enjoy mountain biking, hiking, trail-running, 3D archery and wildlife watching. Have access to an extensive trail system. Thanks to organizations like Colorado Springs Parks and Recreation the city has an incredible natural resource thanks to good management, community involvement and the building of trails, access points and interesting outdoor experiences like the 3D archery range at Cheyenne Mountain State Park. This archery range boasts an array of life-size animal targets along a walking trail with targets set beside the trail.
For all your shopping needs, you'll find East Colorado Springs is situated in an extremely accessible location when it comes to shopping. Located on the southeastern side of the community along academy boulevard is The Citadel Mall, this large indoor shopping mall comes complete with a food court and an array of shopping opportunities. Just minutes from many of the homes in East Colorado Springs, you'll find this to be a true convenience for your daily or weekly shopping needs. Within the Citadel Mall, there are many amenities to enjoy.
Schools In East Colorado Springs
For families considering a move to East Colorado Springs, it's important to know what schools your loved ones will be attending. If you purchase a home in this area, you'll be assigned to El Paso County School District 11. This school district is a top-ranked school district and includes the following schools:
- Elementary Schools – Columbia Elementary School & Twain Elementary School
- Middle School – Mann Middle School
- High School – William J Palmer High School
The median home value in the 80903 zip code is $232,800 while the overall rise in home values have increased by 9.2% over the past year. This is above the average for Colorado Springs which is $173,000
Additional advantages to living in the East Colorado Springs area include easy access to Downtown Colorado Springs as well as the Broadmoor and the Cheyenne Mountain Resort. East Colorado Springs features splendid views of the Rocky Mountain Front Range, Cheyenne Mountain, Pikes Peak as well as amazing views of the sunrise coming up and reflecting off of the massive fourteener Pikes Peak directly to the west of Colorado Springs.
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