East Colorado Springs inspires visions of the warm and comfortable family life. Homes in this middle class - upper middle class area have a very reasonable median sale price of $161,400; however homes have sold here recently for as low as $110,000. The 58,132 citizens here live mostly on spacious lots along tree lined streets; close enough to wave to your neighbor but with plenty of space for some peace and quiet.
The centerpiece of Eastern Colorado Springs is Palmer Park. This city park is simply amazing as it offers baseball fields, sand Volleyball courts, childrens playground, two dog parks, horseback riding, miles of trails and some of the best mountain biking in the area; not to mention picnic tables among the sandstone spires of rock. The exclusive Colorado Springs Country Club is also just adjacent to the park. Other area attractions include Patty Jewitt golf course, shopping at the Citadel Mall and numerous other shopping areas and restaurants.
Eastern Colorado Springs is encompassed by School District 11; which is the largest district in the area and it offers parents and students more choices than any other school district in the region. District 11 also offers the only Public Montessori program for elementary age students. 80% of graduating students here go on to college and receive over $15 million in scholarships. Many of the students here attend Mitchell and Doherty high schools, middle schools include Irving, Mann, Sabin and Russell.
Academy Boulevard runs straight through the middle of Eastern Colorado Springs and provides access to shopping as well as the Air Force Academy to the north and Fort Carson to the south. Platte ave provides access to Peterson and Schreiver AFB to the east and downtown area attractions to the west.
With all of the amenities one could ask for, spectacular parks and golf courses, easy access to all military bases and top notch schools; Eastern Colorado Springs is a great place to consider buying real estate.
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