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The West Side

Generally speaking, West Side real estate can be defined as anything west of I-25 in Colorado Springs, although the exact boundaries of the community can be blurry. Regardless, Westside Colorado Springs is a stand-out is an absolutely stunning city & that's really saying something. The neighborhood has a unique, eclectic vibe all its own that exists in the awe-inspiring shadow of Pike's Peak, just a stone's throw from the Garden of the Gods.

aerial view overlooking the west side of Colorado Springs, CO

West Side Real Estate Stats

Average Home Price $400K
Lowest Priced Home $200K
Highest Listing Price $675K
Total Property Listings 12
Avg. Price/SQFT $294

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The West Side Real Estate

Residents of The West Side of Colorado Springs love the area because of the vibrant and spirited community within the city, and the quick access to mountains. Many Colorado Springs communities offer a quieter lifestyle in the great outdoors, or a bustling one in the downtown core. The West Side real estate offers a fantastic balance of it all.

The homes for sale in The West Side of Colorado Springs are residential homes, typically three or four bedroom affordable family homes. Often older, single-level ranch and craftsmen style homes, these properties are often updated and remodeled due to the highly desirable location.

Original hardwood floors throughout the homes remain intact with updated features in many of the kitchens, bathrooms, and bedrooms. Features include all-new stainless steel appliances in the kitchen, new tile flooring in the bathrooms, and extended windows found in the bedrooms.

In addition to a generous front and backyard, homes in The West Side will typically have box bay windows, covered porches, extended balconies, and/or a rear deck. The clean air from the Pike National Forest and spectacular views of Pikes Peak are not wasted in The West Side of Colorado Springs.

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The Area of The West Side

The I-25 Highway runs north to south through the western side of Colorado Springs. At the southern point is the community of Fountain, and at the northern point is through Monument. Within the city of Colorado Springs, anything west of that highway, is considered The West Side of Colorado Springs.

Some of Colorado City’s most popular outdoor destinations lie in The West Side. The Front Range of the Rocky Mountains provides spectacular hiking, biking, climbing, and more, all the way to the top of Pikes Peak. The 230,000 hectares of protected area within the Pike National Forest is an incredible place to have, so close to your own backyard.

Garden of the Gods is a public park filled with visually striking rock formations that tourists and locals can visit and explore. Red Rock Canyon is a large city park with a network of trails to explore the landscape, rivers, quarries, and more. Bear Creek Park is also in The West Side and a popular summer spot. Here you can enjoy a day at the beach, places to picnic, and other fun activities like windsurfing or fishing.

Things to Do in The West Side

If the great outdoors wasn’t enough of a perk of West Side Colorado Springs living, there are still plenty of attractions, entertainment, and services to enjoy.

For the golfer, there’s several highly touted golf courses to make a tee time at, like:

  • Cheyenne Shadows Golf Club
  • Kissing Camels Golf Club
  • Eisenhower Golf Club

There’s also plenty of arts and culture to experience in this side of the city that celebrates its rich history, like at the Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site, or McMahon auditorium.

The West Side has so many restaurants, cideries, breweries, cafés, and more to try throughout the large area, you’ll have multiple favorite spots. Of course, there’s all the retail and grocery stores you could ever ask for, from department stores to locally owned boutique shops.

The Cheyenne Mountain Zoo is also a great way to spend the day with the family. It also happens to be the highest zoo in the entire country.

West Side FAQs

Q: What unique landmarks or areas is it home to?
A: West Side is home to the globally acclaimed Garden of the Gods and Red Rock Canyon Open Space, which are both known for their unreal red and orange sandstone formations. 

Q: Is it a friendly community?
A: Often described as its own little country and place of character, residents call themselves Westsiders and are very tight-knit, welcoming, and friendly. 

Q: Is it all just a suburban community?
A: It’s the best of both worlds, combining the safety of a suburban neighborhood but with the excitement of an outdoor lover’s dream. With stunning mountain wildlife like deer, bear, and mountain lions as well as Red Rock Canyon, Cheyenne Mountain, and Seven Falls. 

Are you considering buying or selling a home in West Colorado Springs? We can help! Contact us online or call 719-598-4700 to speak to one of our Colorado Springs real estate experts today!

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

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