Nothing exemplifies life in Colorado more than West Colorado Springs. America's Mountain, Pikes Peak, Towers above a broad range of exclusive private neighborhoods to cozy homes in the shadow of Garden of the Gods. The median price of $243,400 is a bargain for prime real estate deep in the heart of Colorado. Some of the neighborhoods in this area are Cedar Heights, Kissing Camels and Pleasant Valley, one of the most popular neighborhoods to buy a house in town.
West Colorado Springs features great shopping areas and restaurants in addition to its wealth of outdoor activities. Garden of the Gods is the centerpiece of this area and offers trails for hiking or biking, nature walks and rock climbing. Next to the Garden is the castle at Glen Eyrie, which provides a spectacular look into the rich history of the area.
While West Colorado Springs sits peacefully among the foothills and valleys above the rest of the city, there are still plenty of roads to access the rest of town and the military bases. Garden of the Gods road to the north provides easy access to restaurants and shopping, I-25 and the Air Force Academy, as well as the east side. Uintah St. connects with Uintah Gardens Shopping area, I-25 and Fort Carson as well as Downtown. These are all connected by 30th st, which also runs south to the quaint shops and festivals of Old Colorado City and Hwy 24. To the west is Manitou Springs with all of its eclectic shops and remarkable restaurants.
Living in West Colorado Springs is truly the best way to experience Colorado at its finest. With its private communities, cozy neighborhoods, quaint shops, outdoor opportunities and unparalleled view this is a great place to call home.