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:

$589,000
3
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
3,794
SQFT

18370 Lazy Summer Way Monument, CO 80132
Single Family Home For Sale
- Active

Public Remarks Gorgeous custom rancher situated on almost a half-acre lot in the area of Woodmoor Meadows on a quiet cul-de-sac. You’ll fall in love with this 3 bedroom, 3 bath, 3,794 sq. ft. home with a walk-out lower level family room, hardwood flo

$295,000
5.001
ACRES
EL PASO
COUNTY

17251 Jackson Ranch Court Monument, CO 80132
Land For Sale
- Active

Public Remarks 2.5 & 5 acre custom homesites on 125 beautiful acres located at the corner of Higby Rd. & Roller Coaster Rd. Easy access to the AFA, Monument, COS & Denver. Phase 4 is OPEN! - Stunning custom homesites - Adjacent to higher end homes in

$230,000
3.73
ACRES
EL PASO
COUNTY

19475 Kershaw Court Monument, CO 80132
Land For Sale
- Active

Public Remarks This 3.73 acre lot sits in the highly desirable Kings Deer neighborhood. With mountain views and beautiful trees to provide shade, this gorgeous lot will not disappointment! The property offers privacy, yet is conveniently close to the

$185,000
2.5
ACRES
EL PASO
COUNTY

19642 Guildford Court Monument, CO 80132
Land For Sale
- Active

Public Remarks Gorgeous 2.5 acre cul-de-sac lot in prestigious Kings Deer with golf course and mountain views. A must see! Supplemental Remarks

$174,800
0.9091
ACRES
EL PASO
COUNTY

19020 Burnt Leaf Way Monument, CO 80132
Land For Sale
- Active

Public Remarks Gorgeous partially treed lot in Woodmoor! Almost a full acre! Easy access to I-25, within walking distance of Lewis Palmer Elementary School, Lewis Palmer Middle School and Palmer Ridge High School. 25 minutes to Colorado Springs, 40 m

Price Change - 4 weeks ago
$799,000
4
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
5,981
SQFT

20448 Hunting Downs Way Monument, CO 80132
Single Family Home For Sale
- Active

Public Remarks Gorgeous custom built rancher w/mountain views on 2.54 acres in Kings Deer golf community. True main level living....Open floor plan features gourmet kitchen w/dining nook, spacious family rm, formal dining, office, 4beds, 2.5 baths, l

$695,602
4
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
4,294
SQFT

1555 Catnap Lane Monument, CO 80132
Single Family Home For Sale
- Active

Public Remarks Ready now! Daybreak ranch plan with 2 car garage in Sanctuary Pointe. Corner lot. 4 bedroom plus study, 3 bath home with finished garden level basement. Barn doors at study, master and pantry. Includes 2 gas fireplaces. Air conditionin

$220,000
2.53
ACRES
EL PASO
COUNTY

950 Tiner Trail Monument, CO 80132
Land For Sale
- Active

Public Remarks The best of both worlds. Ideal opportunity to build your dream home on this gorgeous treed lot, in an already established, quiet neighborhood. One of the last lots in the Coveted Higby Estates Collection. Supplemental Remarks