Monument Homes For Sale
The Tri-Lakes area situated on the northern end of El Paso County in Colorado has two great communities; Monument and Palmer Lake. Monument, Colorado, at 7135 feet elevation, has plenty of charm and a cozy feeling of small town living with the convenience of being close to the conveniently located Colorado Springs to the south. Situated next to Pike National Forest to the west, this scenic area has wonderful views of the mountains and great views of the beautiful Air Force Academy grounds. An array of different types of homes are available in this area next to Black Forest, from condominiums and horse property to forested estates. The Lewis-palmer school district has plenty to be proud of with a wide selection of quality programs, successful sports teams, and high test scores. The neighboring community of Palmer Lake to the northwest shares the same schools and the benefits of being a small town with great access to nature and recreation opportunities. The downtown area across from the lake has several great restaurants and is a wonderful place to spend an afternoon dining out. The homes in Palmer Lake are older and unique on smaller lots when compared to Monument to the east. In 1871 General William Jackson Palmer founded this town which has plenty of history, character and surrounded by wild spaces.
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The Monument area north of Colorado Springs in zip code 80132 is a community set against an incredibly wild and scenic backdrop. Imagine yourself surrounded by natural wild spaces. With views of the Front Range Rocky Mountains, this area boasts homes from the low $100,000's all the way up to multi-millions. The northwest part of the Colorado Springs extends to a higher elevation which yields some of the best views of Pikes Peak and the Rocky Mountain Front Range.
The Monument area is situated against the backdrop of Blodgett Peak and Pike National Forest. This area has a very nice selection of single-family homes that can match a wide range of needs for home buyers. From beautifully landscaped mansions to moderately priced single family homes with plenty of space for established and young families alike. No matter where you choose your home within Monument, Palmer Lake or Black Forest you will be sure to be surrounded by a beautiful natural setting.
Monument real estate is a great place for both investors and first-time home buyers. There are plenty of single-family homes to choose from which offer great rental opportunities, as well as a comfortable neighborhood, feel in the many inviting communities around. Some of the many neighborhoods in Monument consist of Woodmoor, Red Rock Ranch, Timberview and forest View Estates. Typical homes you will see in this area consist of single-family in the high 200 to low 700 range. The real estate market in Monument has been appreciating steadily at a rate slightly higher than neighboring Colorado Springs.
Monument homes for sale are consistently seeing more buyers as this area is a very desirable place to raise a family for Denver, Colorado Springs and residents in between with easy access up and down the front range with Colorado Interstate 25. Overshadowed by Mount Herman and the Front Range Rocky Mountains Monument, and the surrounding areas have an incredible luxury real estate market. Luxury homes in the Monument area have amenities such as:
- Granite countertops
- Rustic fireplaces
- Three-car garages
- Outdoor kitchen and dining
Monument also has some wonderful homes in more affordable price ranges. These single-family homes offer great features such as updated kitchens, big yards and great access to shopping, dining and wild spaces. Houses in this segment of the Monument real estate market range from 3,000 to 5000+ square feet of livable space. These homes typically have about 3-5 bedrooms and 3-4 bathrooms. This selection of homes provides families with ample living space to raise a family and still have room for out-of-town guests. Some of the features commonly found in this segment of the real estate market include:
- Heated garage
- Stainless steel appliances
- Formal dining
- Gas fireplace
Another great option in Monument and Tri-Lakes area is to purchase a plot of land. Areas such as Kings Deer Highlands, Palmer Lake and Perry Park offer plenty of open land ready for you to build your dream home. A lot of these areas are still being developed and offer great opportunities to get a unique property with a great view or feature such as a creek, butte or wooded area.