Old Colorado City

Once a town in its own right, Old Colorado City is now a dynamic neighborhood within the city of Colorado Springs, steeped in a rich history stretching back to the Pike's Peak Gold Rush of 1859. The area's long heritage has created a rich culture & strong community spirit. The Old Colorado City neighborhood is well known for stunning character homes and a central commercial district that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. 

streetview of old colorado city nieghborhood in colorado springs, co at night

Old Colorado Springs Real Estate Stats

Average Home Price $523K
Lowest Priced Home $275K
Highest Listing Price $859K
Total Property Listings 7
Avg. Price/SQFT $352

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Old Colorado City Real Estate

Just steps away from the rich history and culture, the Old Colorado City homes for sale are typically mid-sized cottage or ranch style homes.

Many homes in the area, like its community, have been lovingly remodeled. Brick-built and wood-framed houses have been built with fine craftsmanship, with high ceilings, an abundance of windows, and gorgeous hardwood floors.

Many listed homes have updated interiors, including entirely new appliances, paint, flooring, and new decks in the spacious backyards.

For those that would love to live just steps away from the shops and restaurants, there are several exciting opportunities. These private units often feature well over 1000 square feet of space, with features such as granite countertops, glass-tiled backsplash, bamboo flooring, and stainless steel appliances. Pergola roof views of Pikes Peak bring the breathtaking sights of the mountain range directly into your home.

The Old Colorado City real estate opportunities allow for living in the middle of the excitement, or in the peaceful residential areas surrounding it.

Things to Do in Old Colorado City

The rich history of the area has made Old Colorado City into a popular destination for tourists. This prosperity has allowed the community to flourish, offering a vibrant neighborhood within the city of Colorado Springs many boutique shops, art galleries, and restaurants.

There are many things to do in Old Colorado City, from shopping, to dining, to browsing the local boutique shops, art galleries, and artist studios.

On the first Friday of every month, Old Colorado Springs has an Art Walk. It’s an exciting opportunity to meet the artists and explore the galleries along the tree-lined streets. While you explore, grab a bite to eat at any of the popular restaurants, like Pizzeria Rustica for a slice.

The Art Walk is a great example of the community spirit, relaxed atmosphere, and fun personality of Old Colorado City.

History of Old Colorado City

Old Colorado City was once a major hub in the country for mining both gold and coal. It was founded in 1859 because of the large influx of those searching for fame and fortune during the Pikes Peak Gold Rush.

Truly a town of the wild west, Old Colorado City once meant a lifestyle filled with nights at the saloon, bordello, and opium den. Things actually got so out of hand at the turn of the century, Colorado Springs was forced to outlaw alcohol within its border.

Thankfully today, the history of Old Colorado City is only remembered, and is now an eclectic and vibrant place to live.

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