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Air Force Academy

The United States Air Force Academy is a masterfully designed military academy for officer cadets of the U.S. Air Force and Space Force. With unbelievable grounds home to state of the art technology, recreational activities open to the public, and a chance to learn all there is about the Air Force Academy through on-site educational resources, homes near the Air Force Academy are truly one of a kind. 

View of the Air Force Academy chapel in Colorado Springs

Air Force Academy Real Estate Stats

Average Home Price $882K
Lowest Priced Home $450K
Highest Listing Price $4.6M
Total Property Listings 102
Avg. Price/SQFT $238

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Homes near the Air Force Academy diversify greatly in prices for families looking to settle down near beautiful panoramic views of the Rocky Mountains. All the while taking part in all the incredible recreational activities of the surrounding area that the Air Force Academy has to offer.  

Starting at $400,000, Air Force Academy real estate boasts beautiful townhomes currently undergoing construction that you can lock down right now. 

Along with the new residential developments comes new restaurants and shopping centers popping up everywhere. Jumping on the nearby I-25 will get you right to downtown Colorado Springs, or maybe a cozy weekend getaway to Denver or Castle Rock.

One of a kind homes near the Air Force Academy include a remarkable in-between point from the slightly smaller yet newly constructed townhomes and the luxurious, massive mansion estates. There is something for everyone with these large single family homes that average 4 or 5 bedrooms sitting right under the $1 million mark. 

Custom Monte Vista models of these homes make for stunning finishes that include gourmet kitchens and walk-in pantries, oversized, finished garages, and custom-built in cabinetry made for all the storage space you could want. 

Air Force Academy real estate does not hesitate when it comes to truly one of a kind homes you can’t find anywhere else. Massively opulent Mediterranean inspired estates come located in one of Colorado’s Premier Golf Resort Communities of Toscano, securely gated and priced anywhere between $2 million to $3.5 million.

All That The Air Force Academy Has To Offer

Take a tour and experience the wonderment of sights and activities the Air Force Academy offers to the public. Sights of cutting-edge technology with mid-century modern architecture will leave you speechless as you gaze in awe at what’s been built right at the doorstep of your potential future home. 

A Nature Lover's Paradise

Publicly accessible trails that are carefully well maintained for hikers, bikers, and equestrians touring the beautiful scenic landscapes Colorado Springs provides make for an amazing activity to share with friends and family. Picturesque Air Force Academy trails include:

  • Santa Fe Trail, which is more than 40 miles long along Hwy I-25 all the way from stunning Monument views to Colorado Springs
  • Falcon Trail is open year round with a 13 mile loop providing one of a kind sights of both the natural and man-made beauty of the Academy grounds
  • Stanley Canyon Trail is a short but mesmerizing 2 mile long trek which offers a breathtaking panoramic view of Colorado Springs
  • Farish Hiking Trail runs from the Stanley Canyon Reservoir and takes you deep into the mountains and lush Pike National Forest

Experience the truly special projection technology and immersive surround sound of the astronomical visuals the Planetarium offers, which works to enhance STEM outreach and cadet education. 

Two beautiful libraries with winding staircases lead to a wealth of historical knowledge in countless materials for those looking to do a deep dive into the rich past of the Air Force Academy and its creation.

Air Force Academy FAQs

Q: Can you visit the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs?

A: The Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs is open to visitors daily from 5:30 AM to 10 PM. The Air Force Academy’s Visitor Center is open weekdays from 9 to 5. The campus has many attractions like its beautiful chapel, trailheads, restaurants, and even a gift shop.

Q: What is the name of the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs?

A: The Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs is officially known as The United States Air Force Academy (USAFA).

Q: Why did they choose Colorado Springs for the Air Force Academy?

A: Colorado Springs was chosen as the site of the Air Force Academy for a number of reasons, including petitioning by and funding from the city itself, Eisenhower’s appreciation of Colorado, the increased defensibility of a location in the middle of the country, and the fact that academies for the other military branches were located on the East Coast, prompting a need to have one further west.

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