Mountain Shadows

Mountain Shadows is a highly desirable neighborhood in Northwest Colorado Springs that is surrounded by the other popular neighborhoods of Parkside to the east and Oak Valley to the north. Aptly named, this neighborhood is situated on the westernmost part of Colorado Springs and lies at the foot of the Rocky Mountain range to the west. This premiere location provides residents with breathtaking views of Ormes Peak and Pikes Peak to the west, and incredible city views of Colorado Springs to the east, all from the comfort of their backyards.

Standing Rock near the Mountain Shadows neighborhood of Colorado Springs, CO

Mountain Shadows Real Estate Stats

Average Home Price $570K
Lowest Priced Home $270K
Highest Listing Price $875K
Total Property Listings 13
Avg. Price/SQFT $226

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Mountain Shadows Real Estate Information

Many homes in Mountain Shadows real estate are styled after Tuscan villas, with modern stucco exteriors and terra cotta roofs. 

Others contain more classic ranch-style architecture, with brick exterior and darker palettes.

Either way, these homes are unique and stylish, sometimes combining elements of both styles or using elegant modernist architecture.

Main floors have vaulted ceilings and massive windows in their open style layouts that let in as much natural light as possible while also affording priceless city and mountain views of Colorado Springs.

It's common to find houses in the Mountain Shadows neighborhood with up to five bedrooms, part of what makes this area so accommodating to families.

Downstairs are large areas and are often equipped with a wet bar. These spacious rumpus rooms are also ideal for a pool table or a poker table, perfect for entertaining guests with games nights. 

Home gyms can be found in some Mountain Shadows homes for sale as well, making it easy to stay active for those working from home. 

Mountain Shadows Area Information

Mountain Shadows is popular among its residents for its proximity to parks, schools and local amenities. 

For parks, Mountain Shadows nearby multiple open space parks in the shadow of the Rocky Mountains, such as Blodgett Peak Open Space to the north, Rockrimmon Open Space to the east, and Mountain Shadows Open Space to the east.

All of these parks provide residents with beautiful options for enjoying the views and exploring the many trails for hiking and biking provided in these open parks. 

Ute Valley Park is also located just east of the Mountain Shadows neighborhood, one of the jewels of Northwest Colorado Springs. 

Here, residents can take in the local flora and fauna in this large preserved space where it’s easy to forget you’re still within Colorado Springs.

Mountain Shadows is also a great area for its many schools near the neighborhood.

Trailblazer Elementary School is located on Wickes Park in the eastern part of the area and contains a playground, basketball courts and more. 

Other schools in the Mountain Shadows area include:

  • Chipeta Elementary School

  • Foothills Elementary School

  • Rockrimmon Elementary School

  • Hope Montessori Academy

Shopping Centers Near Mountain Shadows

South down Centennial Boulevard is multiple shopping centers for Mountain Shadows residents.

Market Center at The Garden provides locals with multiple choices for grocery stores and other conveniences without having to travel too far from home.

Windward Corners is another option for shopping near Mountain Shadows, offering an office supply store, banks, gas stations and multiple options for restaurants.


pathway leading to the garden of the gods, just outside Colorado Springs, CO

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