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Austin Estates

Austin Estates is a well established neighborhood in eastern Colorado Springs surrounded by a host of amenities like schools, shopping centers, entertainment venues, and parks. Residents of Austin Estates enjoy a wide variety of mid to late-century homes as either an affordable entry into the Colorado Springs real estate market or as spacious, renovated single-family homes.

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Austin Estates Real Estate Stats

Average Home Price $420K
Lowest Priced Home $380K
Highest Listing Price $499K
Total Property Listings 12
Avg. Price/SQFT $215

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Austin Estates Real Estate Market

Homes for sale in Austin Estates are typically older, with the oldest dating back to the 1950s, and many ranging through the middle of the century to the 1980s. This gives the area a tremendous mix of home types and designs, as they reflect the changing styles of their own eras and the various remodels and rebuilds that have taken place since.

The typical style of real estate in Austin Estates is the minimal-traditional cottage, with side-facing gables, a facade of three windows, raised entry, and single garage, and a relatively generous yard.

Also, available in Austin Estates are larger single-family homes with split-level or garrison-house designs. These make great starter homes, and the excellent location and nearby amenities only sweeten the deal.

Some are in mock-tudor or modern finishes, although the dominant finish is a mid-century lap siding over a brick foundation with a recessed entry. With these homes, you can find larger garages and excellent landscaping, whether green and lush or hardscape.

Overall, the average size for Austin Estates homes ranges between 1,600 and 2,200 square feet.

Due to the previously mentioned remodels and refinishes, the interiors of Austin Estates homes are unique and eclectic. Many boast wood floors, tall vaulted ceilings, fireplaces, and spacious kitchens. You can also expect to find all the modern fittings and finishes for houses on sale.

Austin Estates also has a number of multi-unit residences like Casa Del Rey Apartments and Vista Peak Apartments.

Austin Estates Community Info & Location

Austin Estates in east Colorado Springs is located between Circle Drive (to the west), Wooten Road (to the east), and Palmer Park Boulevard (to the north). While most of the neighborhood is located north of Galley Road, there is a small section that extends south towards East Platte Avenue between Murray Boulevard and Academy Boulevard.

North Academy Boulevard bisects the community of Austin Estates down the middle, with a range of commercial spaces on either side, including the large Citadel Mall.

The area of east Colorado Springs is mostly residential neighborhoods dating back to the 1950s, with a slightly rocky and hilly landscape compared to most of the plains that stretch away from the front range of the Rockies.

Living in Austin Estates means a speedy commute to Peterson AFB, the Colorado Springs Airport, or the downtown core, thanks to the major roads nearby and more well-established location.

Austin Estates Amenities

The area of Austin Estates is very walkable with a strip of commercial spaces down its middle including restaurants, stores, and services. There are also larger shopping centers like the Academy Center and Citadel Mall.

Schools in the area include Twain Elementary, Mitchell High, and Wilson Elementary.

Some notable businesses and venues in the area include the Loonees Comedy Corner, Antique Billiard Museum, AMF Colorado Springs Lanes, and the American Paintball Coliseum.

These, along with the community parks and nearby Palmer Park, make Austin Estates a great place to live for staying healthy and active, for recreation and outdoor relaxation.

In Austin Estates you’re always a few minutes away from a school, shopping center, or entertainment venue, and close to one of Colorado Springs’ major routes for connecting to the wider area.

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