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South of Colorado Springs, settled to the east of Fort Carson is the city of Fountain. Right along Interstate 25, Fountain is a city in the area with a large military presence. Military bases in the area account for over 50,000 jobs in Colorado Springs and Fountain. The Fountain area is one of the fastest-growing areas in Colorado and new homes continue to pop up in the neighborhoods. Fountain is a great location to be at due to its proximity to downtown Colorado Springs and the Colorado Springs Airport.
Fountain is an area that is very unique to southern Colorado. With being just south of Colorado Springs, Fountain has witnessed incredible growth, both with population and jobs. This has led to a large increase in building in the area, and some communities are still in development. The Real Estate industry in Fountain is evergrowing with the population growth of the area. As the military presence in Colorado Springs continues, Fountain will become a highly desired location to live. With more space than places in Colorado Springs and right next to Fort Carson, Fountain is an excellent place to live.
The scenery of Fountain is another unique feature of the area. Not in an urban setting, the city has access to the rolling hills and plains to the east, while still having incredible views of the front range to the west. More properties in Fountain have equestrian access and space. There are even a couple of ranch properties available. This more rural feel of a city still close to Colorado Springs really shows how distinctive Fountain is for the area. With so many areas to choose from, not many can give you space, views, and access to everything you need from Colorado Springs like Fountain can. It truly is a jewel south of Colorado Springs.
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A common neighborhood for military transfer families, Mesa Ridge is a great place in Fountain. Located in the eastern part of the city, it is an ideal neighborhood for residents. There are multiple trails and open spaces to explore around the community, so you can enjoy the outdoors close to home. Mesa Ridge is home to a serene and peaceful feel, and it has many great homesites.
Cross Creek, with the first homes being built in 2005, is a community full of life. With single-family homes available, the community is perfect for a family. Cross Creek Park is a popular location nearby to spend time. At the park, there is a pond, mountain bike track, trails, playgrounds, open fields, and rock climbing. You can spend your time enjoying the beautiful outdoors with your family while enjoying all the park and the area has to offer.
Country Club Heights
Country Club Heights is at the center of the Fountain community. It is minutes from everywhere in the city, including popular shopping and dining locations at Mesa Ridge Parkway. Also close to the neighborhood is Bluestem Prairie Open Space. Enclosed in this open space is Big Johnson Lake as well as a 2-mile trail circling the lake. With the prime location in the center of Fountain as well as the great surroundings, Country Club Heights shows why it is a popular community in Fountain.
This community is home to half-acre lots, providing residents with more space than a traditional suburban area. With this more space, the community has a sense of pride and country living not found in other places in the city. Countryside Park and John Metcalf Park are a couple of minutes away from the neighborhood, both of which have trails, open space, and playgrounds for the kids. The combination of the large lots, as well as the open space, gives residents the feeling of a rural lifestyle. While still having access to the rest of the city and Colorado Springs, Little Ranches continues to be a popular location for people to reside.
Ventana started building homes in the area in 2017 and continues to develop the community today. With great views for all homes of either the plains of the front range, Ventana offers more of a custom-home neighborhood than anything else in the area. With 27 acres of open space available for residents, they can enjoy the natural setting of the area. Also planned for the development is a community pool, parks, and trails. Ventana aims to become one of the best neighborhoods in the city.
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Life in Fountain
Fountain has most of the amenities like shopping and dining in the north end of the community. Along Mesa Ridge Parkway, there are many popular shops, grocery stores, fast-food options, and even specialty shops. Many of the residents in Fountain enjoy the outdoors, so there are plenty of parks and open spaces to spend time at. Hiking and biking are very popular past times for residents in Fountain. The active lifestyle along with the open space combines to create a very healthy community. The open plains to the east and the mountains to the west promote the outdoor lifestyle as well as keep citizens reminded just how beautiful the area they live in is.
Fountain Creek Regional Park and Nature Center. This 460 park has plenty of space, trails, and ponds for everyone to enjoy. With some of the ponds even stocked, fishing is legal when conditions are met. This park has access to some beautiful wildlife and incredible views of the front range. The nature center lets people get an in-depth look at some of the marshes of the area. In a dry climate such as Fountain and Colorado Springs, learning about a marsh is fun and informative for everyone. Seeing lots of wildlife is always a fun time too.
Pikes Peak International Raceway. This raceway is located near the southern part of Fountain. This race track hosts professional events as well as amateur local racing clubs. Whether you are a die-hard fan or have never attended a race in your life, you'll have a great day out with the entire family. The Race Experience at the raceway is an opportunity for you to bring your own car and have a professional walk you through what it is like to drive on the racetrack. You will be able to push your limits and experience speed on the track in your car as you have never before.
The National Museum of World War II Aviation. Right next to Peterson Air Force Base, this impressive museum is inside of a real airplane hangar. Inside you will see incredible feats of engineering and aircraft. You will be able to witness some incredible planes that take you back to World War II. These plans will give you a love for classic aviation.
Cheyenne Mountain State Park. This state park is located in southern Colorado Springs, so it is very close to Fountain. This is another outdoor recreation opportunity for residents. With beautiful pine trees and plenty of open space, everyone will find themselves one with nature in the park.
Broadmoor Resort. This five star five diamond resort is world-famous. Whether you want to spend a night, a meal, or just time on Broadmoor property, you will feel the elegance on the grounds. With outstanding dining options, it is a perfect date night for anyone. With historic Seven Falls close by, you can go and witness some of the Broadmoor's best amenities. Broadmoor Resort is one of the best things to do if you have time and money to spend.
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