monument real estate

Nestled at the high point between Colorado Springs and Denver, Monument is a growing residential area in the beautiful Tri-Lakes area. Surrounded by golden meadows and rolling, arid hills, the area showcases stunning views of Pikes Peak to the southwest and a coveted location next to the breathtaking Pike National Forest. Just minutes north of the United States Air Force Academy, the area also provides seamless access to the state’s major metropolitan centers via I-25, making Monument real estate some of the most coveted in the Tri-Lakes area.

A Long History

One of the oldest towns in Colorado, Monument offers contemporary convenience while retaining its small-town nature. Just twenty minutes north of Colorado Springs, the community provides a calm, quiet Colorado outdoor experience within a short drive of all the arts, sporting and entertainment benefits of a larger city.

real estate agent in monumentFirst known as Henry’s Station, Monument was originally just a stop along the Rio Grande Railroad. Incorporated as a town in 1879, the community eventually developed into the modern town of Monument, which plays host to around 5,500 residents.

While the town boasts all the modern comforts and conveniences, it proudly celebrates its impressive past. You can get a feel for the community’s fascinating history and heritage by taking a self-guided walking tour of the historic downtown area, which is filled with museums, monuments and compelling points of interest. 

Part of the Tri-Lakes area, Monument also provides access to fascinating history, activities and attractions in the nearby communities of Palmer Lake and Woodmoor.

What Makes Monument Unique?

In addition to its breathtaking views, Monument offers a peaceful atmosphere that’s steeped in historic charm. Located on Second and Front streets, the wooden sidewalks of the historic downtown area lead to a Victorian tea house, folk art gallery and antique, gift and toy shops. There is also a nice diversity of independent restaurants and plenty of recognizable chains.

Several recreational areas dot the picturesque landscape in Monument and the nearby local communities of Palmer Lake and Woodmoor. Starting at Palmer Lake and running south through Monument, the 15-mile Santa Fe Regional Trail edges the old Topeka, Atkinson and Santa Fe Railroads. One of the lengthiest continuous trails in all of El Paso County, the scenic, graveled route supports a wide array of outdoor activities such as hiking, biking and horseback riding. During the winter months, the pathway is also a popular attraction for cross-country skiers and snowshoers. Monument is also home to stunning Monument Lake, a 40-acre reservoir with great fishing, kayaking and paddle-boarding rentals.

Living in Monument

Monument is popular for its historic downtown area, convenient shopping centers, regular community events and exceptional school district., which has received an A for overall quality. High school curriculums are geared toward preparing students for higher education at state colleges and major out-of-state universities.

Located right in the heart of the Pikes Peak region, the town also provides easymonument real estate 2 access to both Denver and Colorado Springs. This makes it an ideal choice for commuters with families who want a quiet, suburban lifestyle without being too far from major employment and entertainment opportunities.

Blending friendly people, beautiful scenery and a fascinating history, Monument is mostly famous for its great hiking, biking and wildlife watching. It’s also just a five-mile drive from The United States Air Force Academy, where people gather during the fall to watch exhilarating NCAA football games at Falcon Stadium.

A pet-friendly community, Monument offers several dog parks and trails, where you can enjoy the sunny mountain weather with your furry family member. It’s also just 40 miles from Denver, where you can spend the day browsing galleries and museums or treating the family to professional football, basketball, baseball and hockey.

Monument real estate tends to be more affordable compared to similarly sized homes in nearby Denver and Colorado Springs. This is one of the major reasons so many commuters choose to live in the quiet, peaceful community.

If you’re interested in moving to Monument or selling your existing home, The Wheaton Team can help. For more than a decade, we’ve specialized in residential real estate in Monument and all of El Paso County, Colorado. In addition to helping you locate a home within your price range, we can provide in-depth information about local markets and the community. 

Browse our current listings below of available homes for sale in Monument or contact our friendly team at 719-536-4581 with any questions or to schedule a showing. Our passionate real estate professionals are ready to help guide you through the selling or home buying process so you can find the home of your dreams.

Homes for Sale:

Price Change - 3 weeks ago
$1,775,000
4
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,920
SQFT
17161 Jackson Ranch Court Monument, CO 80132
Single Family Home For Sale
- Active

Luxury, location, lifestyle, accessibility. This home will have it all. Incredible opportunity to create YOUR dream home on just over five acres in Monument. Home is planned to be a zero-entry, warm and inviting Mountain Modern style four bedroom, fo

Listing courtesy of Engel & Volkers Colorado Sprgs

$1,600,000
4
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
4,941
SQFT
17235 Gwilym Court Monument, CO 80132
Single Family Home For Sale
- Active

Luxury, location, lifestyle. Take advantage of this incredible opportunity to create YOUR dream home on this 2.75 acre lot in highly desirable Monument.

Listing courtesy of Engel & Volkers Colorado Sprgs

$320,000
2.5
ACRES
EL PASO
COUNTY
720 Grandwood Drive Monument, CO 80132
Land For Sale
- Active

VACANT LOT- "TO BE BUILT" builder-controlled property, the buyers will complete an agreement to construct a residence on this property. These pictures feature a 2.5-acre homesite with proposed mountain modern house - FULLY CUSTOMIZABLE TO SUIT YOUR N

Listing courtesy of Flying Horse Realty LLC

$1,750,000
5
BEDS
7
TOTAL BATHS
9,227
SQFT
825 E Caspian Court Monument, CO 80132
Single Family Home For Sale
- Active

Welcome to this gorgeous 2 story home nestled in a heavily treed 3.58 acres in Kings Deer. Grand foyer leading to an open and inviting floor plan. Eat-in kitchen features upscale slab granite, custom cabinetry in two tone alder wood, Wolf 6 Burner Ga

Listing courtesy of RE/MAX Properties Inc

$879,900
6
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
4,208
SQFT
18270 Knollwood Boulevard Monument, CO 80132
Single Family Home For Sale
- Active

Wonderful ranch style home with 6 bedroom/4 bathroom/3 car. This beautiful custom home is in fantastic condition with a huge amount of recent updates and improvements. Bright open floorplan with hardwood flooring throughout main living areas, kitchen

Listing courtesy of 00000901-Springs Real Estate Brokers, LLC

$1,400,000
5
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
4,832
SQFT
17950 Queensmere Drive Monument, CO 80132
Single Family Home For Sale
- Active

When you walk into the spacious foyer you recognize that you have just entered a space that is anything but ordinary. Custom built by the original owners; the home was designed to enjoy the beauty surrounding the house itself. With wrap-around bay wi

Listing courtesy of RE/MAX Real Estate Group LLC

$1,100,000
5
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,603
SQFT
2300 Scrub Oak Way Monument, CO 80132
Single Family Home For Sale
- Active

Amazing new construction opportunity in highly sought after Monument! Almost 1 acre lot w/ full front range mountain views, tons of privacy, mature Ponderosa Pines and large rock outcroppings! The views are magnificent and include Pikes Peak, the Air

Listing courtesy of RE/MAX Real Estate Group LLC

$225,000
0.7622
ACRES
EL PASO
COUNTY
230 Scrub Oak Way Monument, CO 80132
Land For Sale
- Active

Amazing new construction opportunity in highly sought after Monument! Almost 1 acre lot with full front range mountain views, tons of privacy, mature Ponderosa Pines and large rock outcroppings to give that Colorado mountain vibe. The views are magni

Listing courtesy of RE/MAX Real Estate Group LLC