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Featuring stunning views of Pike's Peak and the Front Range, the appeal of Fountain real estate is instantly apparent. This small city is located just 10 miles south of Downtown Colorado Springs, so residents can enjoy a refreshing small-town lifestyle with quick, easy access to the city. Fountain is also a great choice for outdoor enthusiasts, with some of the best parks and natural attractions the area has to offer. The city is a top choice for those stationed at nearby Fort Carson as well.

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Fountain Real Estate Stats

Average Home Price $448K
Lowest Priced Home $150K
Highest Listing Price $2M
Total Property Listings 100
Avg. Price/SQFT $224

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Area of Fountain

Fountain is a community just south of Colorado Springs, about a 20 minute drive via the I-25 N.

Fountain is part of the “Fountain Valley” community, and is named after the 74.5 mile Fountain Creek that flows through El Paso.

The area of Fountain is known for having the most breathtaking views of Pikes Peak, and the rest of the stunning Rocky Mountains. Being this close to the mountain range has also made Fountain a haven for those that love the great outdoors.

Just south of Fountain is the Clear Spring Ranch, a 970-acre park of grasslands and foothills that includes a pavilion, picnic tables, and restrooms for a wonderful day trip with the family.

There are many parks in Fountain, perfect for enjoying the stunning views and fresh air. Cross Creek Regional Park and the Fountain Creek Regional Park are both just north of the city center, offering green space to explore, fishing ponds, multi-use trails, and endless spots for a picnic.

The three nearby towns to Fountain are Fort Carson, Stratmoor, and Colorado Springs. Colorado Springs is close enough to enjoy the thrill of the big city whenever you’d like, while still living in a small town, country feeling community.

Fountain Real Estate

Most of the Fountain Real Estate is typical for the Colorado Springs area, with colonial, cottage, and ranch-style homes on the market for prospective home buyers.

The Fountain homes for sale in the area are fairly new, and because they are located just outside Colorado Springs, are often listed at great market value. With plenty of space to build in Fountain, the properties here were designed to make the most of it.

The interiors have ample square footage for comfortable living and making the space completely your own. The large family dwellings here have both traditional and new features, with a classic wood-frame architecture. As for outside, the views and fresh air are not wasted, typically with large front and backyards.

The vast majority of these suburban homes come with all appliances, ample counter space, and a large dining area. Vaulted ceilings and abundant windows allow for natural light to fill the spacious rooms. Many of the Fountain homes for sale also have basements large enough for a living den, bedroom, and laundry room.

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Things to Do in Fountain

It makes sense that the community so close to the rolling plains of Colorado, rushing rivers in the area, and nearby mountain range would be a destination for adventure enthusiasts. It’s also one of the best aspects of being a resident in Fountain.

With over 50 miles of trails and bike paths to traverse and over 1000 acres of open parks, the outdoor activities are endless. Some favorite experiences found in Fountain are:

  • Hiking
  • Swimming
  • Broadmoor Pikes Peak Cog Railway
  • Camping

Nearby is also the famous Pikes Peak International Speedway, said to be the fastest 1-mile racing oval anywhere in the world. It’s played host to top-level driving races in both Indy car racing and NASCAR.

Fountain FAQs

Q: What is it known for?
A: An annual street dance held at Fountain’s City Hall Plaza each July. 

Q: What event is Fountain home to?
A: The city is home to the Pikes Peak International Raceway. 

Q: How has Fountain been recognized?
A: It’s been recognized as “America’s Millennium City” in 1999 by the New York Times and an “All-American City” in 2002 by the National Civic League. 

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