University Park

University Park is one of the most desirable and attractive neighborhoods in Colorado Springs, located in its northeastern portion near the University of Colorado Campus and Austin Bluffs Open Space. The north and eastern borders of this community are home to many businesses, shops, and restaurants, and the elevated location provide excellent views and serene natural surroundings.

University Park Real Estate Stats

Average Home Price $585K
Lowest Priced Home $375K
Highest Listing Price $945K
Total Property Listings 7
Avg. Price/SQFT $212

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Homes For Sale in University Park, Colorado Springs

Most homes for sale in University Park range between 2,500 and 5,000 square feet, with some reaching over 6,000 square feet in size. 

These large, single-family homes are typically late-century builds, ranging from the 1990s to the 2000s, however there are some built as far back as the 1970s. 

The size and impressive location arguably puts the homes of University Park into the “luxury” category and some of the open spaces in the area are being developed with new enclaves of large, stately homes. 

The homes of University Park display a range of new traditional and craftsman-inspired styles. These include rustic brick and stonework, earthy stucco exteriors, and exposed roof struts. Arched windows, covered entries, patios, and tile roofs are further details on these attractive structures. 

University Park has some variation in its real estate offerings, like the Resort at University Park which includes a number of attached units with a community amenity center which includes a large pool. 

<p">As the streets of University Park climb the bluffs to the west, they become progressively larger and more luxurious. These prestigious homes have excellent views and stunning grounds, recognizable by their carriage drives and impressive homes.

Area Information for University Park, Colorado Springs

University Park is located in northeast Colorado Springs, unsurprisingly, near the University of Colorado’s Colorado Springs campus. The borders of University Park are Austin Bluffs Parkway to the south, Union Boulevard to the east, Academy Boulevard to the northeast, and the Austin Bluffs Open Space to the west. 

<p">Some of University Parks’ eastern areas are considered part of Garden Ranch or Montebello.

According to the active University Park HOA, University Park consists of “478 individually owned homes, 5 commercial properties, 3 Sub-Association properties, 1 private park and 2 City parks” covering around 675 acres. 

The great location and large homes mean that University Parks is counted in the upper reaches of the Colorado Springs real estate market. 

University Park Amenities & Attractions 

The area of University Park has many excellent attractions. There are community parks like Dr. Frank Houck Park and Hidden Canyon Park which provide the use of wide trails for walking, biking, and running. There are also large greens for outdoor activities and picnics, and play areas for the kids. The trails of Dr Frank Houck Park wind through a significant portion of the neighborhood, giving it a walkable quality well suited to the attractive natural surroundings.

Near the northern end of the community is Garden Ranch Park next to the Garden Ranch YMCA, which has various sporting and recreational facilities. 

To the northeast is the Academy Place shopping center, home to a bookstore, Target, Chuck E. Cheese, and Safeway. Other businesses in the area include gyms, fast food takeout locations, banks, and stores. 

And of course, the nearby University of Colorado Springs campus provides excellent educational and employment opportunities. 

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