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The 9 Most Livable Neighborhoods in Colorado Springs

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Colorado Springs consistently ranks among the most livable cities in all of America. With a great school system, diverse housing, gorgeous natural landscape and plentiful employment opportunities, the area is popular across diverse demographics. There are a number of great neighborhoods in Colorado Springs. Here’s a list of some of our favorites. 


  1. Briargate: Located in the city center, Briargate is one of the most popular communities for young families. The area is well-placed near excellent schools, shopping centers, restaurants and a YMCA. The local real estate mainly consists of large homes at competitive prices. The neighborhood is just a short drive of premier employment opportunities. Briargate is also situated near the Air Force Academy, making it popular among military personnel with families.


  1. The Broadmoor: Situated in the south part of Colorado Springs, The Broadmoor is one of the city’s safest and wealthiest neighborhoods. Most of the area’s residents are upper-middle-class, white-collar professionals who can afford larger properties. The neighborhood is home to the prestigious Broadmoor Hotel and Resort, known for its tennis courts, golf course and spa. The Broadmoor area features mature trees, manicured lawns, quiet, peaceful streets and an incredibly low crime rate. 


  1. Marksheffel: Situated Northeast of the city, Marksheffel has been relatively underdeveloped until recently. With a modern infrastructure now in place, the neighborhood is on the cusp of a growth explosion. It’s a great opportunity for buyers who are looking to grow along with their community; it’s also close to the Colorado Springs Airport.


  1. West Colorado Springs: Surrounded by public lands, private clubs and retail and commercial properties, West Colorado Springs offers more affordable real estate compared to other areas. This makes it a nice option for families who want to be surrounded by natural beauty liveable neighborhoods in co springswhile staying close to Colorado College, UCCS and the vibrant downtown area. 


  1. Northgate: Located at the northern edge of the city, Northgate sits near the United States Air Force Academy, Pikes Peak Community College and a popular school district. With great educational opportunities and thriving shopping centers, the area is a good neighborhood for families with kids of every age. With quick access to Monument, Briargate and the Black Forest, Northgate also plays host to InterQuest Marketplace, the Bass Pro Shop Center and Colorado Crossing, which features great shopping, distinctive restaurants and movie theaters.


  1. Black Forest: The communities in this woodsy area are perfect for parents who want their children to grow up outside amid endless outdoor activities. You can also take advantage of big-city amenities including nearby movie theaters and restaurants while still enjoying a quiet retreat from the fast-paced urban lifestyle. Black Forest is home to Black Forest Regional Park and Fox Run Regional Park. which both provide ample outdoor activities such as biking and hiking.


  1. Old North End: If you love history, check out this lovely area north of downtown. The neighborhood is a mix of large, stately properties built in the late 1800s along with several smaller homes built later. There are also a lot of great housing options along neighboring Wood Avenue and The Audubon neighborhood which are all within moments of popular downtown attractions.


  1. Flying Horse: This master-planned community offers luxury country club homes from custom builders. Residents enjoy neighborhood shops, local trails, a K-12 academic campus and a beautiful private, 18-hole championship golf course. Flying Horse sits at the northern edge of Colorado Springs and is 50 minutes from Denver. The neighborhood is also well placed near premier employment opportunities in a variety of different industries, including technology, tourism, aerospace and defense, medical, IT, military, manufacturing, sports and education. 


  1. Rockrimmon: Composed mostly of small-business owners, white-collar professionals and military families, Rockrimmon is a popular neighborhood for young families. Situated in the Northwest part of town, the area offers easy access to both downtown Colorado Springs and the U.S. Air Force Academy. While it does offer access to numerous modern amenities, the neighborhood also sits amid a gorgeous natural landscape. In fact, it’s not uncommon to spot deer, bighorn sheep and foxes due to the close proximity near several nearby wildlife parks.


If you’re planning to buy a home or need help selling your existing property, contact The Wheaton Team. For more than a decade, we’ve specialized in residential real estate in the top neighborhoods throughout Colorado Springs and all of El Paso County. Reach out to our skilled team of professionals and let us help you find the home of your dreams.

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The Country Club at Woodmoor

The Country Club at Woodmoor



18945 Pebble Beach Way, Monument, CO 80132

The Country Club at Woodmoor has a variety of memberships that include a full membership, golf, athletic, swim, fitness, and social. The club has a dining room with a balcony that overlooks the putting green and a sports pub with an attached outdoor patio area. The indoor pool that is open year-round has six-lane and is 25-yard long.  The heated outdoor pool with its L-shape offers summer swimming and lounging with food service. There’s also a heated kiddie pool, a lawn area and restrooms. The outdoor pool opens every Memorial Day weekend and closes Labor Day weekend. The clubs tennis center features 4 heated indoor hard courts, a junior program, an adult league and drills, private lessons from staff of USPTR Certified Tennis Professional plus use of a ball machine.  Members can enjoy free onsite child care, no court fees, range balls and fitness classes. Members can also rent out event rooms or dining area for private parties. The club is tucked away in the neighborhood of Woodmoor and is surrounded by tall Pine trees with awesome views of Pikes Peak. In the winter months the course is open to Nordic cross-country skiing and is open to the public for a reasonable fee.

Woodmoor Country club

Review: Country Club at Woodmoor has been the recreational and social center for our neighborhoods’. My children learned to swim there, we spent our summers at the pool and playing golf, tennis and enjoying daily fitness classes.   This facility hosted not only my daughter’s birthday parties but also my 40th and 50th and my wedding reception! Wonderful memories throughout the years!


Woodmoor country club building

Review: I have been a member of the Country Club of Woodmoor for about 18 years. It’s a very family-friendly club with kids activities planned often. The club offers a beautiful, and challenging 18 hole golf course, 4 nice indoor tennis courts, 2 pools (1 indoor), 2 restaurants, a weight room and an exercise floor. Fitness classes are offered daily. There is a very active tennis program in the spring and summer with USTA leagues for men and women levels 2.0-4.0. The outdoor pool is a great place to be in the summer. It has amazing views of Pikes Peak and offers food and beverages poolside. Golf leagues for men and women are also offered from May through October. The Country Club of Woodmoor has a pub and a more formal dining room throughout the year. If you’re looking for a pretentious, fancy club this isn’t it. However, the Country Club of Woodmoor is a great value for the money.

-Leslie B.

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Kings Deer Golf Club

Kings Deer Golf Club

Kings Deer Golf Club opened their course in 1999 and it was designed by Redstone Golf Group. The 18-hole championship golf course offers stunning views of Pikes Peak and the whole Front Range. Built in the community of Kings Deer with luxury custom homes by only the finest builders in Colorado. The course is known for its rolling fairways and smooth undulating greens for a Scottish links style course.  The dining room

Review: The Kings Deer golf course and clubhouse are fantastic!  The driving range and putting facility are places where you can really improve your game.  The golf course itself is challenging, but fair. It’s a Links style course and is really fun.  The clubhouse serves great food and drink. It’s a great place to play golf and have fun! 3-Rocks!

John W.

Review: This course is for no beginner.  Plan or losing about 3-4 balls if you’re not an experience golfer.  I love the driving range at the course and frequent the range about once a week.  The course does have a most beautiful views of Pikes Peak and the surrounding areas.  Plan on golfing in the morning because it gets a little windy in the afternoon. 2 ½ Rocks because I’m no expert golfer.

Lori P.

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Lake Woodmoor

Lake Woodmoor

Lake Woodmoor is privately owned by Woodmoor Water & Sanitation. There is no public access to the lake.  The homes around the lake enjoy the beauty is has to offer with views of Pikes Peak as a background. Years ago the lake was open to the public and you could rent small paddle boats from the shore. The lake is very cold and really not suited for swimming.

Review: 30 years ago you could swim in the lake and enjoy summer activities there, but no longer.  We use to take our kids there and float around the lake. It’s still a beautiful lake and still enjoy driving by and looking at it. 2-Rocks only because there’s no public access to the lake.

– Lori P.

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Monument Lake

Lake, Monument, Monument, CO 80132
Monument Lake is a favorite for town’s people and neighboring Colorado Springs.  This 40 acre reservoir in the town of Monument is surrounded by hills and mountains. You will find people enjoying paddle boarding, kayaking and fishermen alike all enjoying this piece of heaven.  You might even find a paddle board yoga class going on.  Access to lake is off of Mitchell Rd.
Monument Lake
Monument Lake
Kayaking on Monument Lake