Overlooking Colorado Springs are the magnificent homes of Stratton Preserve neighborhood. This is a very secluded and exclusive gated neighborhood with homes that range from the 600's to $3 million plus. Built from the 90's to present, lots here are large and feature well landscaped lawns that meld effortlessly into the surrounding woods. Stratton Preserve is an ideal escape from the rat-race of the city.
Stratton Preserve 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 west 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. Many of the homes here back up to Stratton Open Space which 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 Stratton Preserve. 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.
Stratton Preserve 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 Gold Camp Elementary School as well as Cheyenne Mountain Middle School and Cheyenne Mountain High School.
Many of the areas military live in Stratton Preserve 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, Stratton Preserve is a wonderful place to call home.
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