Austin Estates Homes for Sale
Welcome to beautiful Austin Estates in Colorado Springs. Located north of E. Platte Ave., this community is close to the Academy Center Shopping complex with moderately priced homes close to parks and great schools. Read on below the listings to learn more about Austin Estates.
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Living in Austin Estates
Centrally located in Colorado Springs, the neighborhood of Austin Estates can be found. Conveniently located near each military base in Colorado Springs makes Austin Estates ideal for military families to call home.
Peterson Air Force Base can be found to the east, Schriever Air Force Base just beyond Peterson Air Force Base and only about a fifteen-minute drive to Fort Carson. There are plenty of shopping opportunities, with Austin Estates having major streets surrounding the neighborhood.
The Citadel Mall is to the south, and the Academy corridor shops, the Pioneer Plaza offering everyday shopping, and several movie theaters and restaurants for a night out. Colorado Springs is a very active community. In fact, it's almost as if athletes are grown here. Colorado Springs has sent more athletes to the Olympic games than any other state in America. Commonly, Colorado Springs is referred to as the Olympic City as it is home to the United States Olympic Committee Headquarters and the Olympic Training Center.
Colorado Springs generally has dry, sunny weather making outdoor activities ideal and opportunities to get out, be active and stay healthy.
Yes, Colorado Springs does get the occasional snow, but it doesn't usually amount to much compared to other Northern Colorado cities. Colorado Springs has hundreds of miles of hiking and biking trails throughout and stunning geographical features like Garden of the Gods and Seven Falls.
Garden of the Gods is a public park that features large formations of red sandstone rocks, and Seven Falls is a set of cascading waterfalls tucked between residential areas of town. Pikes Peak offers spectacular views that make driving up the mountain well worth it. Skiing and snowboarding are available within a few hour's drive to ski resorts such as Vail or Aspen for even more recreation opportunities.
While Colorado Springs is slightly more expensive than the national average, the residents here tend to spend less money, and the average income is on par with the national average.
The city is fairly walkable, mostly in the historic downtown area but, a car is generally necessary to get around. There is public bus transportation available in the downtown area and major thoroughfares, with limited service through residential neighborhoods. In addition, there is a municipal airport that makes connections to Denver for national and international destinations more convenient.
Schools in Austin Estates
Austin Estates residents are part of the largest school district in the region, Colorado Springs School District 11, offering a challenging curriculum, college readiness, and various academic options to students.
Being in such a large school district, there is a wide range of ratings among the schools. According to Greatschools.org, James Irwin Charter school was given an excellent 8/10 rating, Globe Charter School, Rudy Elementary School, Thomas Maclaren State Charter School, Atlas Preparatory High School, Sand Creek International Elementary School, James Irwin Charter Elementary School and Soaring Eagles Elementary School all received a 7/10 rating, Wildflower Elementary School, James Irwin Charter Middle School, Atlas Preparatory Middle School, Horizon Middle School, Springs Studio for Academic Excellence, Penrose Elementary School all received a 6/10 rating.
While these ratings are above-average ratings, there are several still with an average or below-average rating. But, again, this is the largest school district in the region, so some schools struggle to match their counterparts.
Homes in Austin Estates
The Austin Estates neighborhood is an older, more established neighborhood consisting mostly of ranch style and multiple story homes (2 and 3 story) built in the 1960's and 1970's era.
Home prices in Austin Estates tend to be on the more affordable end of the spectrum, with the median home price being less than the average Colorado Springs median home price. While home prices continue to climb in Colorado Springs, they tend to be more affordable than many areas in the state. The affordability and the fact it is less metro is why so many people choose to live in Colorado Springs and commute to Denver.
Another thing you will notice in Austin Estates is that most homes have plenty of space to raise a family, with a bit larger yards and spectacular views.
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