2045 Farrington StreetColorado Springs, CO 80916
Fort Carson, also commonly referred to as "The Mountain Post", was first established in 1942 and has continued to be one of the top bases in the country, let alone the world, for military training and skills development. The base itself rests at the foot of the Rocky Mountains, between Cheyenne Mountain and the Ronald Reagan Highway, and is just a short 17-minute drive away from downtown Colorado Springs. Military families living in homes near Fort Carson can enjoy all the convenient amenities of the big city while still being only just a few minutes from the base. With gorgeous far reaching views, unsurpassed convenience, and a great selection of communities and homes available, you're sure to find your ideal home that has everything you want and the location that you need.
There's a little something for everyone in these real estate listings near Fort Carson. While living on-base has its perks, there are so many reasons to invest in nearby real estate, especially if you know that you'll be stationed here for several years to come. There is a great selection of neighborhoods surrounding the base that offer condos, townhomes, duplexes, and single-family homes, in a variety of styles and architecture to match your budget and needs.
Some of the most popular communities for Fort Carson personnel to buy homes in are Security-Widefield, Fountain Valley, Southwest Colorado Springs, Broadmoor, Old Colorado City, and Downtown, just to name a few.
Colorado Springs is an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise! With numerous hiking trails, including the acclaimed Manitou Springs incline, to camping, hunting,and fishing, you can make the most out of your time-off with the variety of things to do around the city. Fort Carson's close proximity to the mountains makes it easy to get away for a few hours and explore some of the nearby hiking trails in the Cheyenne Canon area. The city also boasts some of the most beautiful public golf courses with views of Pikes Peak, including Patty Jewett, Valley Hi, and Pine Creek. In the winter season, you can spend the day carving your way down Monarch Mountain with your ski or snowboard, which is just a little over a 2 hour drive from Fort Carson. It's easy to get back to nature in this unique mountainside town!
The region's most renowned mountain, Pike's Peak, is just a short drive away along Highway 24. Navigate your way through the winding switch-backs and take in the majestic mountain views as you travel by car up to the 14,115 foot summit of the mountain, or sit back and enjoy the experience on the Pikes Peak cog railway. A trip from Fort Carson to the summit of Pike's Peak takes just a few hours by car or train. Colorado Springs is also home to Garden of the Gods, the #1 city park in America, and the famous 5-star Broadmoor Hotel, which often hosts golf championships.
There are a number of schools near Fort Carson homes to choose from, some on the base and some off. On-base schools include Patriot Elementary, Abrams Elementary, and Mountainside Elementary. On-base schools retain the highest-qualified educators they can find to meet their extremely strict standards.
There's quite the selection of off-base schools serving the nearby communities. Here's just a sampling of some of the elementary, middle, and high schools that you'll find that are close to homes near Fort Carson.
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