Lorson Ranch Homes for Sale
Lorson Ranch Real Estate in Colorado Springs
Lorson Ranch is a master-planned neighborhood located in a rural area, approximately 18 miles from downtown Colorado Springs. This neighborhood is one of the most popular due to being the epicenter for military bases. Schriever Air Force Base, Peterson Air Force Base, Ft Carson Air Force Base, and the Colorado Springs Airport are all located within 4 to 6 minutes of Lorson Ranch. Of course, the proximity to military bases is not the only reason for its popularity, Lorson Ranch offers amazing views of Pikes Peak and the front range mountains to the west and to the east gorgeous rolling hills. Lorson Ranch is only minutes from I-25 making heading up to Downtown Colorado Springs or down to Fountain, CO; which is only about a5 to 10-minute drive. A huge benefit residents have living in Lorson Ranch is the quiet, safe environment offering residents peace of mind.
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Living in Lorson Ranch
Living in a rural area sometimes makes common conveniences a little more difficult but, not to residents of Lorson Ranch. A ten minute drive provides access to plenty of shopping, dining and entertainment. The Shops at Mesa Ridge in Fountain, CO is a popular shopping center. Residents that want a more eclectic shopping experience, they can head to downtown Colorado Springs. For some family fun, the award winning Cheyenne Mountain Zoo or check out the some of the great outdoors that Colorado Springs has to offer heading up Hwy 24 to check out some of the mountain adventures.
Schools in Lorson Ranch
Lorson Ranch is zoned in the Widefield School District for public education needs. Students in Lorson Ranch are assigned to Grand Mountain School for kindergarten,000 through 8th grade and Widefield High School for 9th through 12th grade. According to GreatSchools.org, Widefield High School was given a 4/10 rating and Grand Mountain School is not listed as it is a new school. The schools assigned to Lorson Ranch will likely change over time due to the continued growth of this neighborhood. Currently, the neighborhood has over 2,000 homes built and expects in the end there will be well over 4,000.
Homes in Lorson Ranch
Lorson Ranch homes date back to 2007 and have continued to grow at a steady pace, currently with over 2,000 homes built since its conception. The neighborhood is broken down into 7 distinct sections: The Meadows, Buffalo Crossing, Pioneer Landing, Ponderosa, Carriage Meadows, Allegiant at Lorson Ranch, and the Townhomes at Lorson Ranch. Home prices in Lorson Ranch are able to remain low due to the rural area of the neighborhood with prices starting in the low $300s up to the mid-$500s. Home sizes vary in Lorson Ranch with the average home size being approximately 2,500 square feet. If building a home is what you are interested in, the current builders in Lorson Ranch are Tralon Homes, D.R. Horton, Century Communities, and Aspen View Homes. There is a Homeowners Association in Lorson Ranch that is managed by the Lorson Ranch Metropolitan District Board. They are responsible for handling the neighborhood maintenance. This is not a typical HOA as there are not any monthly or annual dues, the fees to manage and maintain the neighborhood come from higher property tax.
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