For a small town, countryside feeling that is close to urban amenities and military bases and has affordable homes; Fountain Valley is the place to be. Just south of Colorado Springs, this area is one of the fastest growing areas in the region and features reasonably prices homes in closely-knit neighborhoods. The population here is 24,935 and with a median sale price of just $179,000, buying a home in Fountain Valley is a great decision.
Fountain offers many exciting Festivals and events such as the Thunder Valley Car and Bike Show, the Harvest Moon Festival and Haunted house and the Fountain Valley museum, which depicts the rich history of the area. The Pikes Peak International raceway, one of the fastest ovals in the nation, is located here; and the Fountain Valley Nature center is a nationally recognized birding area.
One of the most notable schools in the area is located here, the Fountain Valley School of Colorado, a college prep school for high school age students. Fountain Fort Carson District 8 is the primary school district here and most students attend either Mesa Ridge High School or Fountain Fort Carson High School.
I-25 provides easy access to the Fountain Valley, as well as Downtown Colorado Springs. Highway 85/87 gives access to shopping while the Mesa Ridge Parkway provides easy access to Fort Carson. Powers Blvd to the north provides access to the Colorado Springs Airport, while Marksheffel Rd to the east is an easy route to Peterson and Schreiver Air Force Bases.
With its cozy, affordable neighborhoods, easy access to military bases, excellent schools and Festivals, Fountain Valley is a great place to call home.