Homes For Sale Near U.S. Air Force Academy

Homes near United States Air Force AcademySearch homes for sale near the United States Air Force Academy below! Situated 15-minutes north of downtown Colorado Springs and nestled at the foot of the Rocky Mountains, the U.S. Air Force Academy (USAFA) is one of the country's most prolific academic institutions. It's as much a full-service air force base as it is a university, allowing students to earn an undergraduate degree while training to become a highly competent officer. While there is some on-base housing, most of it is reserved for students attending the academy. If your family is relocating to the Air Force Academy area, you'll be pleased to know that there is a terrific assortment of real estate nearby that offers quick and easy commutes to the base, beautiful scenery, and an endless list of things to do nearby.

View all of the current homes for sale below or keep reading to learn more about U.S. Air Force Academy real estate, great nearby amenities, and important base information below.

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United States Air Force Academy Real Estate

U.S. Air Force Academy real estateThe United States Air Force Academy real estate listings include a massively diverse selection of homes to choose from that can match any taste and budget. Its great location, just outside of the city limits of Colorado Springs, is in an area that has exploded with new construction homes over the last few years and offers a more scenic and relaxed suburban lifestyle for homebuyers, without compromising convenience.

Single-family homes around the academy typically start at around $200,000 for an older home, and $300,000 for a new construction house. If you're in the market for something that's a little smaller and more budget-friendly, there are several new and resale townhouses here too. Alternatively, if you're in the market for a move-up home, you'll be hard-pressed to find a better selection of high-quality homes that boast spacious floorplans, impressive lot sizes and high-end finishes.

Neighborhoods Near The U.S. Air Force Academy

The U.S. Air Force Academy is surrounded by a number of neighborhoods and communities boasting everything from simple starter homes to lavish luxury estates. Some of the most popular neighborhoods for military homebuyers include Black Forest, Briargate, Powers, Falcon, and northern and central quadrants of Colorado Springs.

Lifestyle Amenities Of U.S. Air Force Academy Homes

United States Air Force Academy housesMilitary families living near the U.S. Air Force Academy can enjoy the selection of on-base amenities, like miles upon miles of hiking trails, world-class athletic facilities, and the best golfing that the Department of Defense has to offer.

The Pike's Peak area is renowned for its robust ecotourism industry, which includes exciting outdoor activities like skiing, rock climbing, fishing, biking, and everything in between. The academy's close proximity to the mountains makes it easy to grab the bikes and explore the mountainous terrain for a few hours. Colorado is home to some of the best single-track mountain biking in the central United States, and the Colorado Springs area is home to over 50 of these trails offering varying degrees of difficulty to cater to everyone, new or experienced.

In Colorado Springs you can work hard and play harder in a city that's been developed with your needs as service men and women as their top-priority. The area is also home to other prominent defense bases, including Fort Carson, Schriever AFB, and Peterson AFB. With much of the population involved with the Department of Defense, it's easy to find fun, recreation and lifestyle offerings that are catered to your unique schedule.

Schools Near The U.S. Air Force Academy

  • Elementary: Rockrimmon Elementary School, High Plains Elementary, & Explorer Elementary School
  • Middle: Challenger Middle, Mountain Ridge Middle,
  • High: Rampart High, Pine Creek High, Liberty High, & Lewis-Palmer High School

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More Information About The U.S. Air Force Academy (USAFA)

Base Website: http://www.usafa.af.mil/
Base Operator: 719-333-7731
Commissary: USAF Academy Commissary
Population: The academy is home to approximately 4,000 cadets during the school year, 1,200 cadets during the six-week basic training program, and 560 academic staff, both military and civilian personnel.
Area Population: Colorado Springs is home to over 500,000 residents and growing.
Housing: On-Post: There is a limited selection of housing available on base, which is primarily reserved for cadet use. 
Housing Off-Post: There are a number of homes for sale that are just minutes from the base. For more information, get in touch with our team today! We specialize in helping military personnel find the perfect home for their unique needs.
Employment: Visit the USAF Academy Support Squadron website to view current employment opportunities.

Youth Living In & Around The U.S. Air Force Academy

Since the academy is very much a university as it is a base, there are a number of athletic, cultural, and educational programs catered to cadet development.

Child Care & Development Centers: There is one Child Development Center on the base that offers hourly and weekly care. The school aged program offers before and after school care for kids aged six months to five years-old for $3.50 per hour. They can be reached at 719-333-6779.
Schools: There are two schools on base, the Douglass Valley Elementary School and the Air Academy High School.
Youth Services: The Falcon Trail Youth Center provides support for military and civilian families on base. The center coordinates a variety of activities for children and youth aged 3 - 18 years-old, some of which include dance classes, leadership workshops, and employment programs.

Services Inside The USAFA:

Banking: Armed Forces Bank
Gyms: Base Fitness Center
Places to eat: Subway, Godfather's Pizza, & Burger King
Shopping: Fairchild Express
Golf: Eisenhower Golf Course
Bowling: Academy Bowling Lanes
Trades Shops: Woodworking and automotive shops
Indoor Recreation: The USAFA Fitness Center and Cadet Gymnasium offer a state-of-the-art comprehensive facility that includes multiple turf fields, ball diamonds, tennis courts, badminton courts, basketball courts, an outdoor running track, football field, and a full-service fitness center, just to name a few.
Outdoor Stadium: Falcons Stadium, home of the USAFA Falcons college football team.
Equestrian Center: Offers boarding in a private, gated community with over 44,000 acres available for year-round trail riding. The center teaches horsemanship and equestrian etiquette for anyone eight years-old and up.
Medical Services: On-base you'll find the 10th Medical Group USAFA medical clinic and pharmacy. The clinic specializes in everything from Audiology to Family Medicine and Dermatology to Surgery. They can be reached at 719-524-2273 and are available Monday through Friday between 7:30 am and 4:30 pm. If you need immediate medical attention, you'll need to seek care at one of the hospitals in Colorado Springs or call 911.

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