Nestled into the foothills of Pikes Peak overlooking the city with phenomenal views of the surrounding mountains is the exclusive, gated Cedar Heights neighborhood. These prestigous homes were built to meld with the landscape and are all built to fully exploit the amazing views. Prices for homes here begin in the upper 300's and range into the millions.
Living in Cedar Heights means having the great Colorado outdoors literally at the doorstep. Solitude Park and Echo Canyon Park comprise 300 acres of open space within the neighborhood. Just to the north of Cedar Heights is the Garden of the Gods, a national natural landmark. Miles of trails and paths intertwine through the towering sandstone spires offering hiking, mountain biking, rock climbing, a visitor center and the world famous Garden of the Gods Trading Post. Also nearby is the local favorite Red Rock Rock Canyon Open Space. RRC has many miles of trails, excellent mountain biking, a bike skills parks, rock climbing and an off-leash dog park.
Cedar Heights is also close to some of the best shopping, dining and entertainment areas. Manitou Springs is in the valley below the neighborhood and features some of the most eclectic shops in the state, a swimming and fitness center, great restaurants, art galleries, an old time penny arcade as well as refreshing natural mineral springs scattered throughout the town. More galleries, restaurants and dining can be found nearby in Old Colorado City. Both of these communities are also very well known for their exciting festivals, including the Emma Crawford Coffin Races and Territory Days.
Manitou Springs School District 14 serves the Cedar Heights neighbor hood. In addition to a challenging academic curriculum, all of D-14 schools offer comprehensive art, physical education, music, computer technology, special education, and gifted and talented instruction. Students here attend Manitou Elementary School, Ute Pass Elementary School, Manitou Middle School, and Manitou High School.
Cedar Heights offers grand views, stately homes, great recreational opportunities, great location and great schools. As one of the most desirable neighborhoods in the region, it is a great place to consider buying a home.