The Glen at Widefield neighborhood features stunning newer model homes in a countryside setting with easy access to area amenities. Prices for homes here range in the 100's and 200's, and lots tend to be well landscaped and spacious. Homes here can have up to 5 bedrooms and up to 4,000 SF, and most homes have attached two-car garages.
Location is always key when searching for a new home and The Glen at Widefield is one of the best locations in the area. Bordered on the west by Powers/Mesa Ridge Pkwy, it is just a few minutes’ drive to Fort Carson, as well as shopping centers including a Lowe's, Safeway and Walgreens at Mesa Ridge and Fountain Mesa Rd. Fontaine Rd to the north provides access to HWY 85/87 which has plenty of retail stores and restaurants including a Walmart, Family Dollar and countless restaurants. To the north, Powers Blvd provides easy access to the Colorado Springs Airport as well as Peterson AFB. Marksheffel rd to the east provides an easy drive to Schriever AFB as well.
There are also plenty of recreational opportunities close to The Glen at Widefield. The Bluestem Prairie Open Space is located just a few minutes away. Surrounding the Big Johnson Reservoir, the land is home to over 200 bird species and 80 mammal species. Pronghorn, black-tailed prairie dogs and mountain plovers, as well as the red-tailed hawk, burrowing owls and migratory shorebirds are often seen in the area. Wildflowers are abundant in the spring.
For a day out with the family, 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 Creek Nature Center is a nationally recognized birding area.
The Glen at Widefield is served by Widefield District 3 school district which continually ranks among the top 20 largest of 178 school districts in Colorado and has the unique distinction of owning and operating its own parks and recreation district; sponsoring several community youth activities year around. Fountain-Fort Carson School District 8 also serves parts of the neighborhood.
Fantastic newer model homes, great location with excellent outdoor recreational opportunities as well as shopping and entertainment in addition to great schools make The Glen at Widefield a great neighborhood to buy a home.
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