Painted sky is a cozy neighborhood tucked away on the edge of Open Spaces and countryside, but just a few minutes from Fort Carson and area amenities. These newer model homes start in the upper 100's and have over 2,000 SF and up to four-car garages. Full landscaping and fenced yards are standard on all properties here, making this a nice, private retreat to come home to.
One of the key features to Painted Sky is its central location. Grinnell rd gives easy access to Powers Blvd, providing an easy drive to shopping, dining and entertainment along the Powers corridor. This also means that Peterson AFB and Schriever AFB are just a few minutes away, while the Colorado Springs Airport is just to the north. Bradley Rd or Fountain Mesa Pkwy makes the drive to Fort Carson a breeze as well as shopping, dining and entertainment along S. Academy Blvd. The neighborhood is bordered by Fontaine Rd to the south, which provides easy access to HWY 85/87 and plenty of retail stores and restaurants including a Walmart, Family Dollar and countless restaurants.
Painted Sky is also close to some of the areas’ best parks and Open Spaces. 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.
Painted Sky is served by Widefield District 3 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.
Painted Sky is a unique neighborhood, and with its great homes, proximity to parks and open spaces as well as shopping, dining and entertainment areas, not to mention one of the best school districts in the state, Painted Sky is a great place call home.
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