The rustic old silo that the Old Farm neighborhood is centered around harkens back to a time of simple self-reliance that can still be felt in the immaculate homes here. Built primarily in the 60's and the 70's, many of these are custom homes that celebrate freedom of spirit and embody the Colorado lifestyle. Prices here range from the low 100's to the mid 300's for properties on large lots typically with well cared for, mature landscaping.
There is a strong sense of community in Old Farm, which is indicated by the community garden at the old farm. Over 50 plots are available and it is a great way to get out and meet the neighbors while cultivating healthy food and snacks for the family. There are two city parks within the neighborhood as well, Old Farm and Otero and is also next to the High Chaparral Open Space. The Homestead Trail hiking/biking path also travels through the neighborhood, connecting with the award winning Colorado Springs Trails Network.
Old Farm is also central to many of the regions best shopping, dining and entertainment areas. The Powers Corridor to the east is one of the area's fastest growing and most popular retail areas. Countless privately owned shops, big box and department stores, restaurants and entertainment areas are here; including an IMAX theater and Security Service Field, home to the triple-A Sky Sox professional baseball team and farm team for the Colorado Rockies. For the golfer, Springs Ranch Golf Club is also within a few minutes drive.
Colorado Springs School District 11 serves the Old Farm neighborhood. 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 Vera Scott Elementary School, Jenking MS and Doherty HS.
With its immaculate homes and sense of community, as well as proximity to urban amenities and excellent schools, Old Farm is a wonderful place to come home to.