If there were one word that could describe the Banning Lewis Ranch subdivision in Colorado Springs it would be this: exceptional; exceptional homes, exceptional community, exceptional views and exceptional quality of life. Prices for these architecturally unique homes range in the 200's and 300's. Close attention to detail is evident in every aspect of construction, paying homage to the prairie homes of the past while providing the best of modern amenities.
The Centerpiece of this area is the stunning Banning-Lewis Ranch house where they hold community events and corporate meetings as well as pools and fountains for the kids to play. There are also a number of parks and green spaces in the neighborhood, providing opportunities for residents to get out and get some exercise and meet their neighbors. The Ranch House also features a large patio with fireplace and seating to compliment the grills and open space for neighborhood or family gatherings.
While Banning Lewis Ranch may seem isolated and distanced from the urban hustle and bustle, it is still just a short drive to some of the areas’ best shopping, dining and entertainment areas. Barnes rd, just south of the neighborhood, provides access to 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.
The Banning Lewis Ranch neighborhood is ideal for military personnel as well. Marksheffel Rd borders Banning Lewis Ranch to the east, and makes for an easy drive to both Peterson AFB and Schriever AFB, which are only ten to fifteen minutes away. Woodmen rd to the north also provides easy access to the Air Force Academy.
Banning Lewis Ranch is served by the Falcon School District 49, whose mission is to prepare students, in a safe and caring environment, to be successful, competent and productive citizens in a global society. Most of the high school students here attend Falcon High School. The Banning-Lewis Ranch Academy, a K-8 public charter school, is also located here. Opened in 2006, the BLRA offers students performance-based education, high academic standards, gifted and talented programs, as well as the nationally acclaimed Paragon Curriculum.
Banning Lewis Ranch is an oasis among the grasslands east of Colorado Springs. With its amazing homes, top-notch schools, parks and open spaces as well as access to urban amenities and military bases, Banning Lewis Ranch is a very desirable place to own a home.
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