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Real Estate in Old Colorado City
Old Colorado City is located just west of downtown Colorado Springs, a historic district with roots dating back to the gold rush. Several locally owned businesses that boast the appearance of the past, proud of the city's history and providing a unique experience for visitors. The neighborhood is conveniently close to downtown Colorado Springs yet feels miles away, visitors feel that they have stepped back in time. Military families appreciate the close proximity to Fort Carson and U.S. Air Force Academy, they are only a quick 20-minute commute. The summer months bring a constant activity with planned events happening almost every weekend, this is truly a lively neighborhood. Old Colorado City is a well-maintained neighborhood with quiet streets and exudes small-town charm.
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Living in Old Colorado City
Old Colorado City has plenty to offer right there within the community, offering several locally owned businesses for a more unique experience. The Old Colorado City Shopping District has plenty of dining options such as Front Range BBQ, Bon Ton's Cafe, Mountain Shadows Restaurant, Jives Coffee Lounge and more. Shopping on some of the unique shops such as Eclectic Company, Jen's Place Boutique and Gift Shop and so much more. Old Colorado City has several events throughout the year but, the most popular is likely Territory Days with plenty of craft booths, food, music and play for children, Territory Days also has reenactments of the good ole days when people were first settling in Old Colorado City. For a more artist touch, there are art walks offered every first Friday and Farmers Market offered June through October.
Outdoor recreation is easily accessible to residents and visitors of Old Colorado City, some of the more popular places to enjoy the outdoors are Garden of the Gods and Manitou Springs. Old Colorado City does offer walking tours for visitors to learn more about the history of the city. Residents can also enjoy some of the local parks in the area such as Bancroft Park, Vermijo Park or Thorndale Park offering walking and/or biking paths, playgrounds, picnic areas, etc.
Schools in Old Colorado City
Old Colorado City 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. Some of the schools zoned to the residents of Old Colorado City are Midland Elementary School rated 1/10, Howbert Elementary School and West Middle School were rated 5/10, Holmes Middle School, Palmer High School and Coronado High School were rated 4/10 according to Greatschools.org. Residents also have the option of selecting one of the charter schools offered or applying to attend a different school altogether if they decide another school is more suitable.
Homes in Old Colorado City
Homes in Old Colorado City mostly consist of bungalow and heritage style homes. It is not uncommon to find homes dating back well over 100 years but, the average home in Old Colorado City was built in the late 1970's. Even with homes being older in this neighborhood, most homeowners have taken ultimate care of their homes, maintaining the historic integrity while updating their home to meet more modern day finishes. Homes in Old Colorado City are very attractive to potential homebuyers with very affordable prices and its excellent location. Old Colorado CIty homes are priced right ranging anywhere from the low $300's up to the mid-$500's making this neighborhood extremely attractive to first time home buyers.
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