Tucked in between parks and open spaces and the upscale Broadmoor Resort is the exclusive Skyway Heights neighborhood. The stately homes here range from the mid 400's to upwards of $2 million and offer spacious floor plans, spectacular views of the city and hillside lots where wildlife sightings are common.
Skyway Heights is comfortably situated on the west side of the Springs and is surrounded by some of the best parks and open spaces in the region. Cheyenne Canyon City Park is to the east and has some of the best hiking, mountain biking and rock climbing in the state as well as the Starsmore Discovery Center and Helen Hunt Falls. Stratton Open Space to the south also offers great trails as well as a lake to take the dogs for a swim. Bear Creek Regional Park to the north features a dog park, playing fields, picnic pavilions, a community Garden as well as many miles of paths and trails and often hosts local mountain bike races.
Some of the area’s best shopping, dining and entertainment is also within a ten minute drive from Skyway Heights. Downtown Colorado Springs features many restaurants and some of the area's best nightclubs and bars. Old Colorado City and Manitou Springs to the north and west have some of the area’s best festivals, in addition to countless eclectic shops and art galleries.
The Cheyenne Canyon neighborhood is part of the Cheyenne Mountain District 12 school district. D12 rates consistently at the top of all the other districts in the state and nation in terms of academic achievement, graduation rates and undergraduate scholarships. In short, there is no better district in the state for your student. Students here attend Skyway Park Elementary School as well as Cheyenne Mountain Middle School and Cheyenne Mountain High School.
Many of the areas military live in Skyway Heights as well. Fort Carson is just about a fifteen minute drive to the south, while the Air Force Academy is less than a twenty minute drive to the north. Cresta Rd is the main thoroughfare through the area and connects with Hwy 24 to the north and Cheyenne Mountain Blvd to the south.
With its spectacular homes, great recreational opportunities, proximity to metropolitan amenities and some of the best schools in the nation, Skyway Heights is a wonderful place to call home.
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