Pleasant Suburban Atmosphere

Peterson SFB

Peterson Space Force Base is located just east of Colorado Springs in between the city and rolling hills. Formerly known as Peterson Air Force Base, the installation has a pleasant suburban atmosphere with tree-lined streets, a golf course, and even a community splash park. This is also the home of the U.S. Space Operations Command headquarters and the Peterson Air and Space Museum. Many military personnel relocating to Peterson SFB search for real estate in Colorado Springs because the city has a number attractive communities just a short drive from the base.

Peterson SFB Real Estate Stats

Average Home Price $437K
Lowest Listing Price $130K
Highest Listing Price $1.8M
Total Property Listings 358
Avg. Price/SQFT $239

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Area of Peterson SFB 

Peterson SFB is located east of Colorado Springs off Highway 24. It takes about 15 minutes to drive into the heart of downtown Colorado Springs and an hour and a half to drive to Denver. 

You get the best of both worlds in Peterson SFB because you have access to all the amenities of Colorado Springs, as well as spectacular natural scenery on your doorstep. The Rocky Mountains provide the backdrop for countless outdoor adventures in the area.

There are plenty of places to explore around Peterson SFB where you can convene with nature. Pikes Peak, Cheyenne Mountain, and the Garden of the Gods Park are all within driving distance of the base.

Head into the city and you will find parks, shopping districts, and residential communities. Neighborhoods close to Peterson SFB include Cimarron Hills, Knob Hill, and Security-Widefield.

Peterson SFB Real Estate

Because of Peterson SFB’s close proximity to the city, many military members posted to the base choose to buy property in Colorado Springs. Peterson SFB homes for sale include single-family homes, townhomes, condos, and duplexes.

The communities surrounding Peterson SFB have all the amenities you could ask for including shops, restaurants, and recreational facilities. Many boast wide open spaces and access to hiking trails, bike paths, and parks.

Architectural styles vary in Peterson SFB and Colorado Springs. Popular styles include colonial, Victorian, and contemporary farmhouse. Most single-family homes have porches, balconies, or wrap-around decks to take advantage of the spectacular scenery and fresh mountain air.

The communities close to Peterson SFB are very family-friendly with schools, playgrounds, and picnic areas. People of all ages can take advantage of the sports centers, tennis courts, and outdoor pools.

Things to do in Peterson SFB

With its prime location at the edge of the Rocky Mountains and surrounded by buttes, Peterson SFB is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. There are countless activities you can take part in year round including hiking, mountain biking, rock climbing, whitewater rafting, golfing, fishing, skiing, and snowboarding.

The Garden of the Gods is one of Colorado Spring’s most famous attractions. The park has numerous trails and rock climbing routes that wind around spectacular sandstone formations. Pikes Peak is another stunning spot to see wildflowers, pine forests, and sweeping views of the city and surrounding mountains.

Colorado Springs is also home to a number of golf courses. The Silver Spruce Golf Course is right on the Peterson base. Other nearby courses include the Cherokee Ridge Golf Course in Cimarron Hills and the Valley Hi Golf Course in the south of the city.

Kids will love the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo with its exotic animals and opportunities to feed the animals. If it's history and culture they’re interested in, be sure to visit the Manitou Cliff Dwellings, Ghost Town Museum, and the Colorado Springs Pioneer Museum.

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