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With breathtaking views of the Front Range Mountains, Pikes Peak and even views of Blodgett Peak and USAFA. The name comes from the area's relationship to the north entrance of the United States Air Force Academy. This area holds an incredible glimpse into USFA's incredible nature-filled and beautiful surroundings. The distinct ponderosa pines of the area create vast forests and unique mountains terrain that slopes up towards the west and even interesting angles towards Pikes Peak, the Front Range Rocky Mountains, downtown Colorado Springs. On occasion, you will also receive incredible views out towards the eastern plains and north towards the lower side of the Palmer divide towards Black Forest. Northgate is a place to remember for both visitors and residents alike as there is always something new to explore with expansive national forests to the west and endless eastern plains to the east.
Northgate Homes for sale range from single-family homes to multi-million dollar luxury estates. The Northgate area has rolling hills and meadows including forests. The landscape varies throughout the Northgate area however within minutes drive you have access to the amenities of both the city and the country. Notable attractions nearby include Palmer Lake, United States Air Force Academy, Great Wolf Lodge, Western Museum of Mining & Industry. One of our favorite things to do when visitors come into town is to take them to the USAFA. This is the largest college campus in the country and is a really fun place to visit. With airplanes on display along the side of the road, to amazing buildings and one of the most incredible chapel's you have seen. The United States Air Force Academy is sure to impress. Aside from the gorgeous natural landscape, the Academy is situated in, the facilities, trails, and visitors opportunities are also world-class.
The Northgate Real Estate ranges from Interquest Parkway to the south and the North Gate Blvd area to the North. Some of the neighborhood's amenities in Northgate include New Life Church, Compassion International and the Rampart campus of Pikes Peak Community College. While Northgate is top-ranked Academy School District 20 residents also enjoy incredible views of Pikes Peak and the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains to the west and south. Additionally, there are superb views of the Tri-Lakes area and the Black Forest to the north. There are also many amenities within a short driving distance such as The Broadmoor and Garden of the Gods Park.
If you are looking for homes in Northgate, Colorado Springs you will likely see some of the following features of the homes in the area:
- Hardwood floors
- Vaulted ceiling
- 3 Car Garage
- Gas Fireplace
- Surround Sound
Northgate has a great golf course. The Flying Horse Club is a challenging golf course with incredible views. The surrounding luxurious Flying Horse neighborhood. This area holds a splendid opportunity to live in a community centered around a country club that not only has great views but also incredible amenities including the following:
- Athletic club
- Two Golf Courses
- European Style Clubhouse
Life In Northgate Area, Colorado Springs
There are many different amenities within the Northgate area as well as within close driving distance. Colorado Springs is home to some of the most popular tourist attractions in the United States. From the incredible views to our country's most visited park: Garden of the Gods. Life around Northgate is very quiet and always filled with beautiful views of the Front Range Rocky Mountains. In Northgate, we have many close-by amenities such as the incredibly scenic Club at Flying Horse golf course, Bass Pro Shops and plenty of local grocery, gas and hardward stores.
Life In and Around Colorado Springs
Colorado Springs has it all including some attractions that are within a 30-minute drive from Northgate. Our favorite locations that are approximately 30 minutes or less from Northgate are as follows:
This Douglas County open space is filled with exciting hiking trails and views that are sure to impress. There are top-notch views of sandstone cliffs lined with scrub oak and plenty of wildlife to watch.
This 1.4 miles trail takes you to a lookout that is set at 9,748' elevation. This trail is a very popular trail however it is very unique because there are still employees that man the station at the top which is a pretty cool thing to have someone there to answer questions.
This area is four-wheelers dream. With so many different trails and roads to choose from this area is really unique a super popular place for intermediate to expert ATV, motorcycle and any other off-highway vehicle. Riders of all types will enjoy miles of scenic routes. Additionally, there are many other great activities to be had here such as camping, fishing, hiking and wildlife watching.
Additionally, our favorites list triples when you extend your driving distance to 1-hour. The following is a list of our favorite locations to visit that are within an hour's drive of Northgate.
Wilkerson pass (elevation 9,504 ft) is a great place to visit from Colorado Springs. With only a 50-mile drive the pass is always filled with things to do such as hiking, biking, wildlife watching and even hunting. The pass has incredible views of South Park, Eleven Mile Reservoir, Spinney Mountain Reservoir and Anterior Reservoir.
Arkansas River Headwaters Recreation Area near Canon City, Salida, Buena Vista and Leadville is an incredible place to visit any time of the year, however, late spring/early summer is when the river levels are high enough for extreme whitewater rafting.
This incredible State Park has everything from some of the best fishing in the state of Colorado to some great views and amazing opportunities for water sports on this 4,600 surface acres of water. With 60 miles of shortline and nearly 10,000 acres of land for boating, camping, paddling, hiking and wildlife watching this hot spot is a must-see for anyone coming to Colorado.
Just east of Colorado Springs in Calhan, Colorado this El Paso County park is very unique with an amazing landscape that is sure to impress anyone interested in geology, biology or even astronomy. Paint Mines is a great location for star-gazing and it a popular spot to watch wildlife. The park has great signage that tells the story of the land. Proof of ancient Americans as far back as 9,000 years ago aevidentant here.
Schools In Northgate Area
For families considering a move to Northgate area, 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 the Academy District 20. Some of the schools within this district include:
- Elementary Schools – Academy International and Classical Academy
- Middle School - Eagleview Middle School
- High School – Air Academy High School
- Charter School - Classical Academy
Additional advantages to living in the Northgate area include easy access 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.
Does purchasing Northgate real estate interest you? If so, be sure to contact Joe Clement to help you find the best property options for you in Broadmoor, Colorado Springs!