Homes For Sale Falcon Co

For those who enjoy a quiet, small town feel, Falcon is located just fourteen miles northeast of Colorado Springs. From affordable homes on nice large lots with neighborhood recreation centers built next to the Antlers Tree Golf Course or ranch property on lots of acreage, Falcon has it all.

Falcon is the perfect little get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday living in Colorado Springs. Falcon is located just about 15 miles northeast of Colorado Springs and offers more of a laid back and simple kind of living. This community used to be a quiet ranching community, but for the last two decades has really blossomed into a popular place to live and raise a family. Falcon is a great place for a vision to come to fruition when it comes to building the ideal home. There is plenty of land to be bought and shaped into anyone’s dream, or there is plenty of existing real estate to satisfy the need for a warm and inviting home. Falcon offers homes on acres, zoned for horses, but it also offers homes in residential developments, without land. The housing developments in Falcon host all the modern day amenities that have become standard, like a community clubhouse and community pool. 

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Military families will enjoy the easy commute from Highway 24 to Peterson or Shriever Air Force bases as well Fort Carson. It is a ten minute drive on Woodmen Road to the Powers Corridor, where there is an abundance of shopping, dining, restaurants and recreation.

 

History 

The community of Falcon used to be known as just railroad hub back in the beginning of the 20th century. It was a small ranch community with the population being relatively small, until the boom in the 1990’s. Since this time Falcon has become known as a place to live the country lifestyle, with the convenience of city living being just 15ish minutes away. With the invention of the automobile the railroad excitement died out, and then a flood wiped the tracks out in 1935; they weren’t rebuilt. It wasn’t until way later around 1984 when Falcon gained a business complex with a gas station and convenience store. Once the 1990’s hit, the residential development of Falcon boomed and modern suburban living became a part of this community. Stores such as Safeway, and Walmart have since opened up here and now the community offers the essentials needed for everyday living, without having to drive into Colorado Springs. 


Public Works in Falcon

Falcon homes are served by Colorado Springs Utilities for natural gas, Mountain View Electric for electricity, and Woodmen Hills Metro District or Meridian Service Metropolitan District for water.
Falcon has its own fire department and the town is patrolled by the El Paso County Sheriff's Office.


Falcon District 49 Schools

Falcon is part of the Falcon 49 school district. Schools include; Meridian Ranch Elementary, Woodmen Hills Elementary, Falcon Elementary, Patriot Learning Center, Falcon Middle School and Falcon High School. Pikes Peak School of Expeditionary Learning is a pre-school through eighth grade charter school established in 2000. The focus of PPSEL is project and fieldwork based learning. Pikes Peak Community College also has a campus in Falcon.


Weather

The weather in Falcon tends to be slightly different from the weather in nearby Colorado Springs, due to the geography difference of Falcon. Falcon tends to be a few degrees warmer than Colorado Springs and accumulates more precipitation than the city does as well. Falcon has around 245 days of sunshine a year, giving the residents plenty of days to spend outside in the beautiful Colorado warmth. Falcon also has virtually no humidity, making it extremely pleasant for outside activities and fun. The coldest months of the year tend to be December and January.

 

Restaurants & Geography

Since the population boom in Falcon in the 1990’s plenty of dining locations have set up shop in this community. There is a great local Mexican restaurant right in the center of Falcon called, Guadalajara’s Mexican Restaurant, the locals love it. There is also quite a few chain fast food restaurant as well. Some

of the restaurants include: Frankie’s Too, Culver’s, Sonic, Subway, A&W, Domino’s Pizza, and El Burrito Grande. A short drive from Falcon is the Powers Corridor. Powers offers every chain restaurant one could imagine, and plenty of fast food places as well. Further into Colorado Springs there is plenty of local mom and pop restaurants like: King Chef Diner, Rasta Pasta, Shuga’s, Bristol Brewing Company, Garden of the Gods Gourmet, and many more. In addition, there are several upscale dining options as well, those include: Pepper Tree Restaurant, Famous Steak House, Melting Pot, and the various restaurants located in and around The Broadmoor Hotel. 

The geography of Falcon is quite different than Colorado Springs. Falcon is a high plains climate, therefore there is a lot less vegetation. The gorgeous trees that line the street and neighborhoods in Colorado Springs, aren’t out in Falcon. Falcon is clear land and free of heavy forestation. Since Falcon is so dry and open, it is subject to high fire danger in the summer months. 


Falcon Neighborhoods

Falcon neighborhoods include; Falcon Hills, Falcon Highlands, Meridian Ranch, Woodmen Hills, Arrowhead Estates, Corral Ranches, Falcon Heights, Falcon Ranches, Hammer Ranch Estates, Richardson, Snyder and Sunny Slope Estates. The surrounding neighborhoods include: Peyton, Black Forest, Eastonville, Calhan, Ellicott, and Cimarron Hills. 

Enjoy the quiet, small town atmosphere of this old railroad town which offers country living with city conveniences. You will love the affordable homes with nice large lots or a home on ten acres zoned for horses all within minutes of the city.

 

Attractions

This community some great trails and places to explore, however it’s more of a working community, and so close to the city that it doesn’t need to offer much activities for residents. Beyond the amenities offered in some of the housing developments, Falcon is mostly for leisure and home living. Colorado Springs is just a short drive, and offers endless hiking trails, and shopping for locals and Falcon residents. The community of Colorado Springs has the beautiful Garden of the Gods. The gorgeous sandstone formation brings tourists from all over America just for its sheer beauty. The Cog Railway is another popular attraction, it takes individuals up the mountain, to the top of the infamous Pike’s Peak. In addition, one of the nation’s best zoos is located in Colorado Springs, The Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. This zoo is a very popular attraction, being located right up against Cheyenne Mountain, and offers breathtaking views of the city. 

Meridian Ranch and Woodmen Hills residents can enjoy a dip in one of the outdoor or indoor pools, take a fitness class with certified fitness instructors, enjoy the numerous neighborhood parks, play a few rounds of golf at the Antlers Creek Golf Course or take a long walk on one of the many neighborhood trails.


Minutes from Falcon, in Colorado Springs, travel up Highway 24 West and stop at Cave of the Winds, the Manitou Cliff Dwellings or take a trip to the top of Pikes Peak on the Cog Railway and enjoy the breathtaking scenery.
Shop locally at the neighborhood Safeway or Super Wal-Mart or travel to the Powers Corridor to take in a movie at the Cinemark Carefree Circle IMAX Theaters, see a Sky Sox game at Sky Sox Stadium, enjoy shopping at stores like Old Navy, Best Buy, Kohl’s, Super Target or Lowes or dine at one of the many wonderful restaurants and coffee shops.

Colorado Springs has a large military population due to the several military installations close by. The installations include: Ft. Carson, Peterson Air Force Base, Schriever Air Force Base, The United States Air Force Academy, and Cheyanne Mountain Air Base. The Air Force Academy has proven to be a great attraction for tourists, and it offers a great history lesson as well. 

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