academy district 20: Thunderbird Estates ~ year in review 2015 - 01/05/16 11:45 AM
Thunderbird Estates is one of the hidden gems of Colorado Springs. Don’t let that “Route 66” vintage entrance sign fool you; this is a highly desirable neighborhood.
  
There are homes built from the early 60’s to early 2000’s in every conceivable style and size.  No “McMansions” here, most of the lots are between a half and three quarters of an acre in size. The houses are typically nestled among trees.
 
The residents of the 100+ homes of Thunderbird Estates exemplify Colorado Springs hospitality. If you drive through the neighborhood expect welcoming waves and nods.
The annual parade and picnic, which has been going on … (9 comments)

academy district 20: Windjammer ~ year in review 2015 - 01/05/16 11:18 AM
Windjammer is one of the core subdivisions in the Briargate area. The homes were built from the early 80’s to early 90’s.
These homes are zoned to the highly recognized Academy District 20 schools. Rampart High school is adjacent to the subdivision; elementary schools, middle schools, District 20 stadium, and the East campus of the Classical Academy are nearby.
 
23 houses in Windjammer sold in 2015.
The lowest sales price was $185,000 and the highest price was $327,500.
The median sales price was $270,000.
The median sales price per square foot was $100.00.
The median days on market was 52 days.
Sellers got 99.19% of their asking … (2 comments)

academy district 20: Woodstone in the Rockrimmon area (west side) of Colorado Springs - 09/20/15 07:56 AM
With houses built in the mid 80’s to late 90’s, Woodstone is a subdivision of 270+ homes in the west side of Colorado Springs which goes by the general description of being the Rockrimmon area.
 

Floor plans vary from ranchers to 5 level homes. Square footage varies from 1,273 to 4,889.
 
These homes are just a few miles west of I-25 but the mountain views can make you think you are miles away from the city.
The houses in Woodstone are zoned to Academy District 20 schools.
Just north of Woodstone is the Air Force Academy so you will see plenty of pilots training. While … (0 comments)

academy district 20: Market Report - The Northwest MLS area of Colorado Springs - 12/31/11 03:26 PM
The Northwest MLS area of Colorado Springs offers some of the best locations and views in the city. Most of the homes are served by Academy District 20 schools or District 11 schools.This area is close to the Air Force Academy, Colorado College, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs as well as the tech companies and downtown. As you see in the sold data, houses in the area average a little over 3,100 square feet. Data is for houses that closed between March 20th and December 20th of 2010 and 2011.2010 - 246 houses sold "Based on information from the … (1 comments)

academy district 20: Market Report - Single family homes in the Pinecliff area of Colorado Springs - 12/24/11 07:28 AM
Pinecliff is a venerable neighborhood of choice for owners wanting to be near major employers and educational institutions in Colorado Springs. It is just west of I-25 and just north of Garden of the Gods Road. Just across I-25 is the campus of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. Pinecliff is also close to the many of the tech industries including the large Hewlett-Packard facility.Downtown and Colorado College are just over 10 minutes away.Pinecliff homes are zoned to Academy District 20 schools.The majority of the 400+ houses were built between the early 70’s and mid 2000’s.Older houses that need updating … (0 comments)

academy district 20: Paradise Villas Grove ~ a gated patio home community near Gleneagle - 12/22/11 08:05 AM
Paradise Villas Grove is a gated patio home community that is located on Struthers Road just off of I-25 at the Northgate exit. It is just a couple of minutes from the Gleneagle Gold Course. These are two units which share a common wall. My wife and I leased a unit a couple of years ago and found it a very nice place to live. All lawn maintenance is taken care of and if the snow gets more than a few inches deep the association has a crew in to clear it including shoveling right up to your front porch.One of … (3 comments)

academy district 20: Colorado Springs, Briargate, Pine Creek area, Creekside Estates market report 5/1/2011 to 9/30/2011 compared to the same period in 2010 - 10/31/11 02:13 PM

Creekside Estates adjoins the Pine Creek subdivision at the north end of the Briargate area. The subdivision straddles Old Ranch Road. Some of the houses back up to open space. There is a community park at the end of Amberwood Lane.



The 210+ houses in Creekside Estates were built from 1991 to 2003 with most constructed in the mid 90’s. Two thirds are two story and the rest are one story.
Minimum total square footage is 2,300+, the maximum 4,600+ and the average is 3,300+.
Between 5/1/2010 and 9/30/2010 there were 2 sales and for the same … (0 comments)

academy district 20: Colorado Springs, Rockrimmon, Woodstone market report 5/1/2011 to 9/30/2011 compared to the same period in 2010. - 10/31/11 10:56 AM

Woodstone is a large subdivision of 270+ homes in the Rockrimmon area. Most of the homes were built from the mid 80’s to the late 90’s.



Variety is the name of the game in Woodstone. Floor plans vary from ranchers to 5 level homes. Square footage varies from 1,273 to 4,889.
The houses in the community are zoned to Academy District 20 schools.
Given that the square footage and year built varies so much, asking prices in Woodstone run from the low 200’s to low 400’s.
Between 5/1/2010 and 9/30/2010 there were 5 sales and for … (1 comments)

academy district 20: Colorado Springs, Briargate, Windjammer market report 5/1/2011 to 9/30/2011 compared to the same period in 2010 - 10/31/11 10:30 AM
Windjammer is one of the core subdivisions in the Briargate area. The 270+ homes were built from the early 80’s to early 90’s.



These homes are zoned to the highly recognized Academy District 20 schools. Rampart High school is adjacent to the subdivision; elementary schools, middle schools, District 20 stadium, and the East campus of the Classical Academy are nearby.
Colorado Springs is known for having plenty of parks and Windjammer is no exception. Rampart Park, Ford Frick Park, and Wedgewood park are nearby and the John L. Stone park, featuring a skateboard park, is just minutes away.
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academy district 20: Market Report - Colorado Springs – Pine Creek area - 09/28/11 01:26 PM
Market Report - Colorado Springs – Pine Creek area
The prime selling season for all neighborhoods in Colorado Springs runs from the middle of May through the middle of September.
Pine Creek is one of the most popular areas in the City. Most of the homes were built since 2000 and feature oversized garages. The homes are zoned to highly regarded Academy District 20 schools.



For May 20 to September 20

                      2010, 2011, difference, % change
UNITS SOLD    30, 25, -5, 83%1 STORY    12 = 40%, 10 = 40%, -2, same %   
2+ STORIES    18 … (1 comments)

academy district 20: Colorado Springs, Rockrimmon, Peregrine, Hunters Point - 09/24/11 03:33 PM
Colorado Springs, Rockrimmon, Peregrine, Hunters Point
 
Hunters Point is a large, well established community of 158 homes located in the Rockrimmon / Peregrine area of Colorado Springs.
 

Within a 5 mile radius, residents have access to:
BUSINESS
The extensive Hewlett-Packard campus L -3 Northrop Grumman Agilent Technologies SNIA Technology LSI Corporation
As well as the extended area known as the Briargate Business Campus includes financial and technology companies including USAA, and T-Mobile.
Just a few miles further north are more technology or defense contracting firms including Lockheed-Martin, Oracle and FedEx.
 

SCHOOLS
Hunters Point is … (1 comments)

academy district 20: Colorado Springs, Briargate, The Carriages at Charleston Place - 09/24/11 04:57 AM
Colorado Springs, Briargate, The Carriages at Charleston Place
The Carriages at Charleston Place are an upscale 80 unit town home community in an excellent location within the popular Briargate area of Colorado Springs.

Within a 3 mile radius, residents have access to:
The South gate entrance to the Air Force Academy.
BUSINESS
The extended area known as the Briargate Business Campus includes financial and technology companies including USAA, Progressive Insurance, T-Mobile, Lockheed Martin and FedEx. Nationally known nonprofits include Focus on the Family and Compassion International.
HEALTH CARE
The “new” Memorial Hospital. St. Francis Hospital, … (0 comments)

academy district 20: Colorado Springs, Rockrimmon, Peregrine, Homes in The Northlands at Peregrine - 09/19/11 05:35 PM
The Northlands at Peregrine is another one of the smaller communities Colorado Springs is known for. There are just 65 homes but they are in a great location with fantastic views.
57 were built between 1991 and 1993 8 were built between 1994 and 2003  

These homes are located on just 4 streets:
Dunfries Edenderry Kinderhook Melross  

The lots in The Northlands at Peregrine average .34 acres.
46 of the lots, 70%, are .23 acres or larger.
The three largest tracts are .88, .89 and 1 acre respectively.
56 of the houses have an oversized garage of … (0 comments)

academy district 20: Colorado Springs, Rockrimmon, Peregrine, Mahogany Vale Homes - 09/19/11 02:04 AM

The 72 homes in Mahogany Vale are nestled at the foot of the Pike National Forest. The community straddles W. Woodmen Rd. with about 1/3 of the homes on the west side of the road and 2/3 on the east side of the road.
 

The Blodgett Peak Open Space trailhead, which leads into the Pike National Forest, is adjacent to Mahogany Vale.
 

 

View from the Blodgett Peak Open Space trailhead

About two miles south is Ute Valley Park which has 338 acres for hiking and mountain bike riding.
Other nearby parks, Wilson Ranch … (0 comments)

academy district 20: Colorado Springs, Rockrimmon, Peregrine, La Bellezza Homes - 09/17/11 07:28 PM

Tired of the same old “looks like every other subdivision” style? Then consider La Bellezza which is done in a Tuscan style inside and out.
 
From enclosed patios to great rooms and gourmet kitchens, these homes are out of the ordinary and distinctive.
Located in the Peregrine area of Rockrimmon, the homes at La Bellezza are 3 miles west of I-25 and 5 miles from the south gate of the Air Force Academy. La Bellezza is directly across from Woodmen Valley Park which offers the largest display of Hoodoos accessible by the public in Colorado Springs. La Bellezza also … (0 comments)

academy district 20: Colorado Springs, Rockrimmon, South Face Homes - 09/17/11 06:00 AM

With 233 homes, built between 1993 and 2000, South Face is a medium size community in Rockrimmon.
 


It is located just north of Vindicator Dr., between Rockrimmon Blvd. and Centennial Blvd.
Just across Vindicator Blvd. is Ute Valley Park with mountain biking and hiking trails covering 338 acres. There is a portable potty at the trailhead, 1705 Vindicator Dr. (the parking lot is on Vindicator just east of Centennial Blvd.).
In keeping with Colorado Springs rich heritage of extensive parks, there are a variety of other parks near the South Face community.
Just north of Ute … (0 comments)

academy district 20: Colorado Springs, Briargate, Pine Creek, Bison Ridge at Kettle Creek Homes - 09/16/11 06:39 PM

Bison Ridge at Kettle Creek is just across Old Ranch Road from the Pine Creek Community. It is an ideal location for those who need to be close to the north part of the county for quick access to Denver but also want to be just minutes from the Colorado Springs Airport, Peterson Air Force Base and the defense contractors in the south portion of Colorado Springs.
 

Many of the houses back up to open space or a large horse ranch.
 
There are views of the Front Range and Pikes Peak to the west as well … (1 comments)

academy district 20: Colorado Springs, Rockrimmon, Eagles Nest Homes - 09/16/11 03:47 PM

Eagles Nest is one of the smaller subdivisions in Rockrimmon with just 46 homes built between 1993 and 1996.
 

 
It is located just off the intersection of W. Rockrimmon Blvd. and Vindicator Dr.
Eagles Nest is less than a mile from the sprawling Hewlett-Packard campus which is just one of several technology employers in the area.
The technology companies can be found just a few miles south of Rockrimmon as well as extending to the north, with the FedEx campus being about the furthest, at 10 miles north on I-25.
 

Eagles Nest is … (2 comments)

academy district 20: Colorado Springs, Briargate, Pinecreek area, Creekside Estates - 09/15/11 04:52 AM
 
Creekside Estates adjoins the Pinecreek subdivision at the north end of the Briargate area. The subdivision straddles Old Ranch Road. Some of the houses back up to open space. There is a community park at the end of Amberwood Lane.
 


The 210+ houses in Creekside Estates were built from 1991 to 2003 with most constructed in the mid 90’s. Two thirds are two story and the rest are one story.
 
Minimum total square footage is 2,300+, the maximum 4,600+ and the average is 3,300+.


 
Most are 4 bedroom, with a maximum of 6 … (1 comments)

academy district 20: Colorado Springs, Rockrimmon, Thunderbird Estates - 09/14/11 12:08 PM

Thunderbird Estates is one of the hidden gems of Colorado Springs. Don’t let that “Route 66” vintage entrance sign fool you; this is a highly desirable neighborhood.



Entrance to Thunderbird estates



Entrance sign

There are homes built from the early 60’s to early 2000’s in every conceivable style and size.  No “McMansions” here, most of the lots are between a half and three quarters of an acre in size. The houses are typically nestled among trees. The residents of the 100+ homes of Thunderbird Estates exemplify Colorado Springs hospitality. If you drive … (0 comments)

 
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