The Hillside Community in Central Colorado Springs offers affordable living that is central to urban amenities. Homes here began being built in the 50's, with townhomes being added as late as the millennium. Prices here range from 50k to the upper 100's on homes with mature foliage and wide, quiet streets.
There are a number of highlights to the Hillside neighborhood. The most obvious of these is Memorial Park, which offers numerous playing fields, baseball diamonds, ice skating rink, city pool, lake, the largest free-style skate park in southern Colorado and hosts some of the city’s biggest outdoor events, including the Colorado Balloon Classic. The Hillside Community Center; as is the beautiful 4 acre Hillside Gardens which offers an intimate setting for weddings and get-togethers.
The Hillside neighborhood is just minutes away from Downtown Colorado Springs features fantastic dining, an impressive mix of shopping and fabulous nightspots, parks, music venues, art galleries and the city library. The Pioneers Museum is located here and provides over 50,000 visitors a glimpse into the robust history of Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak Region. Live music shows and other live events are frequent at the Colorado Springs City Auditorium, while America the Beautiful Park offers summertime farmer's markets and a quick cool-off in the impressive Julie Penrose Fountain.
The central location and affordable homes of Hillside also makes it a great neighborhood for military families. Easy access to I-25 means that the Air Force Academy and Fort Carson are only about a fifteen to twenty minute drive.
Colorado Springs School District 11 serves Hillside. As the largest district in the city, D11 offers parents and Students the most academic choices in addition to a challenging and innovative curriculum. Students here attend Palmer High School.
With its cozy, affordable homes, great parks and community center, as well as central location and great schools, Hillside is a great place to consider buying a home.
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