Todd McLain

Broker Associate

RE/MAX Properties Inc.

 719-290-6734 (cell)
719-590-4740 (office)

 1740 Chapel Hills Drive
Colorado Springs, CO



Neighborhoods In The Colorado Springs Region


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Average Price: $379,719
Avg. Home Sqft: 3454
Avg. Lot Sqft: 251550
Avg. Taxes: $1042

Black Forest is an area just north of Colorado Springs with an altitude of about 7000 feet and more than 450 acres of wooded privacy featuring tall ponderosa pines, fragrant meadows and golden aspens. There are over 13,000 residents in Black Forest, and the school-age population has tripled over the last 20 years due to the highly ranked Academy District 20 schools. The people of Black Forest enjoy their acreage, parks, recreational activities, wildlife and churches. Many homeowners have horses. Shopping and other amenities are but a short 10 minute drive south to Colorado Springs or 5 minutes north to Monument.


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Average Price: $268,968
Avg. Home Sqft: 3020
Avg. Lot Sqft: 8206
Avg. Taxes: $1015

Briargate is a fast growing, 10,000 acre master planned community located in north Colorado Springs in the desirable Academy 20 School District. This area has easy access to I-25, the Air Force Academy and shopping. Briargate offers a great range of activities including a new YMCA, golf course, acres of open space and community events.


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Average Price: $233,951
Avg. Home Sqft: 1948
Avg. Lot Sqft: 6743
Avg. Taxes: $682

Central Colorado Springs is a large section of the city that includes the downtown business district. The elevation is 6000 feet above sea level, and is a part of the School District 11, the largest in the city. Downtown has a diverse economic mix of business, industrial, and residential areas and is easily accessible to I-25. The businesses surrounding Acacia Park include several restaurants, shops, and theaters. To the north is the 100 year old prestigious Colorado College campus which occupies the Old North End. Many of the homes situated along the tree-lined avenues range from 1050s style homes to turn-of-the-century Victorian mansions.


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Average Price: $184,280
Avg. Home Sqft: 2044
Avg. Lot Sqft: 7762
Avg. Taxes: $1000

East Colorado Springs is an area that stretches from Peterson Air Force Base and the municipal airport on the south to Black Forest on the north. Though the existing neighborhoods are well established with older homes on larger lots, the Powers Boulevard Corridor is a fast growing north-south strip lined with restaurants and shopping centers.


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Average Price: $160,084
Avg. Home Sqft: 1916
Avg. Lot Sqft: 30952
Avg. Taxes: $747

Fountain Valley is located at the southern edge of Colorado Springs at an altitude of about 5500 feet. One of the fastest growing areas in the region with a population of 50,000, Fountain Valley consists of three areas including Security, Widefield and Fountain. In 1999, the New York Times named Fountain as the city that most closely reflected national demographics. Besides the wonderful view of the mountains, the residents enjoy the small-town feel, schools and the affordability of housing.


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Average Price: $308,829
Avg. Home Sqft: 2438
Avg. Lot Sqft: 18138
Avg. Taxes: $1304

Manitou Springs has been a haven for artists and writers since the 1870s. It hangs from the red clay hills at the base of Pikes Peak with an altitude of around 6400 feet and population of 5000. This west side community was built around its eight mineral water springs, which provide an oasis for those who believe in its therapeutic health benefits. Manitou Springs is also a tourist town boasting with such attractions as underground caves, cliff dwellings, historic mansions, melodrama and a variety of Manitou art.


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Average Price: $220,642
Avg. Home Sqft: 2535
Avg. Lot Sqft: 8230
Avg. Taxes: $762

Northeast Colorado Springs is a fast growing area at an altitude of 6300 feet and located in School District 11 and District 20. This part of town has both established as well as newer neighborhoods such as Norwood, a 2000 acre development. This planned community provides medium priced housing, business parks and recreational facilities.


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Average Price: $323,560
Avg. Home Sqft: 3747
Avg. Lot Sqft: 17249
Avg. Taxes: $983

Northgate is an area in northern Colorado Springs conveniently located near I-25, twenty minutes north of downtown. This rapidly growing area in School District 20 has fantastic mountain views and accommodates larger homes and lots. This community has master planned areas for expansion including schools, office complexes and shopping centers.


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Average Price: $342,079
Avg. Home Sqft: 3368
Avg. Lot Sqft: 28194
Avg. Taxes: $1364

Northwest Colorado Springs is at an elevation of 6500 feet in the foothills of the Rockies, located in School Districts 11 and 20. These rolling hills have wonderful views of Pikes Peak and the city lights, and is a haven for abundant wildlife. The homes in this area are nestled in scrub oak on dramatically sloping lots. This is also home to the United States Air Force Academy, located on about 18,000 acres.


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Average Price: $184,580
Avg. Home Sqft: 1866
Avg. Lot Sqft: 6451
Avg. Taxes: $460

Old Colorado City is the first Colorado Territorial Capitol and the oldest part of Colorado Springs. This area is located west of downtown and is composed of turn-of-the-century brick homes, many of which have been restored. This area is also a favorite destination for tourists because of the shops and boutiques.


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Average Price: $185,598
Avg. Home Sqft: 2227
Avg. Lot Sqft: 6699
Avg. Taxes: $2484

Powers is one of the fastest growing areas in eastern Colorado Springs and is located in School District 49, fairly close to Peterson, Schriever, and Ft. Carson military facilities. It provides affordable new housing in this master planned community. Some of the amenities of this area include a new IMAX theater, 18 hole championship golf course and an abundance of new restaurants and shopping.


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Average Price: $129,380
Avg. Home Sqft: 1554
Avg. Lot Sqft: 4876
Avg. Taxes: $672

Southeast Colorado Springs is at a lower altitude of 5500 feet above sea level. It provides affordable housing, ranging from smaller ranch style homes to larger two story homes. It is conveniently located to downtown, Ft. Carson and Peterson Air Force Bases.


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Average Price: $454,091
Avg. Home Sqft: 3386
Avg. Lot Sqft: 14799
Avg. Taxes: $1339

Southwest Colorado Springs is located 6200 feet above sea level, at the foot of Cheyenne Mountain and in the heart of School District 12. This older area of town has many up-scale family residences and million dollar estates. It is also home to the prestigious five star, five diamond Broadmoor Hotel, built in 1918, which hosts Olympic and commercial events. This community is filled with parks, natural surroundings, wildlife, private clubs, and picturesque views of the mountains and city lights.


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Average Price: $427,675
Avg. Home Sqft: 4040
Avg. Lot Sqft: 72207
Avg. Taxes: $1626

The Tri-Lakes region is a combination of the three communities of Palmer Lake, Monument and Woodmoor. First settled in the 1860s, this area is located about fifteen minutes north of Colorado Springs on either side of Interstate 25. Denver is an easy 40 mile commute to the north for those who enjoy living in this beautifully wooded area. The tri-lakes region is well known for its fishing, hiking, and biking, as well as its summer art festivals and community events. The Palmer Ridge is about 7300 feet above sea level, often a breaking line between winter weather. You can expect a shorter growing season and more snowfall. The combined population is about 8000 residents, and area families are active in the Lewis-Palmer school district 38.


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Average Price: $360,061
Avg. Home Sqft: 2718
Avg. Lot Sqft: 61558
Avg. Taxes: $1494

Ute Pass is its own unique community nestled in the mountains off of Highway 24, on the way to Woodland Park. It consists of Crystola, Cascade, Green Mountain Falls and Chipita Park. The area reaches to an altitude of 7800 feet and population is estimated to claim 2500 unhurried residents. The Pass is historically noted to have been the trail for the Ute Indians in the 1920s, traveling from Colorado Springs into the mountains. The base of the Pikes Peak Highway and Santa's Workshop at the North Pole are favorite tourist attractions. The commute to Colorado Springs is an easy 15 minute drive down Highway 24.


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Average Price: $329,295
Avg. Home Sqft: 2660
Avg. Lot Sqft: 17868
Avg. Taxes: $1191

West Colorado Springs is located west of downtown and east of Manitou Springs, in the foothills of the mountains. There are a variety of homes ranging from small, older ranch style to executive homes on the golf course. This area is home to Kissing Camels and Garden of the Gods Country Clubs which have spectacular views of the mountains and Garden of the Gods Park.


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Average Price: $332,900
Avg. Home Sqft: 2811
Avg. Lot Sqft: 143069
Avg. Taxes: $1246

Woodland Park is the ideal small town in the mountains, located 20 miles from Colorado Springs off Highway 24 at an altitude of 8400 feet. It is called the City above the Clouds. Woodland Park offers spectacular, close-up views of Pikes Peak and the Rampart Range. Besides having a welcoming sense of warmth and hospitality, this mountain town with a population of 7500 is a haven for endless outdoor recreation. With abundant acres of national forest, Colorado residents and visitors enjoy summer activities such as hiking, camping, fishing, mountain biking, and backpacking. Winter fun includes snowmobiling, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing.