Black Forest Reserve is a gated community within Black Forest, Colorado off of Meridian Road near Hodgen Road. Homes for sale in Black Forest Reserve are larger, newer, single family homes on 2.5 to 4 acres within a beautiful natural setting. Homes in this area are typically 3,000 to 6,000 square feet and range from $600,000 to over $1,000,000. The average home in Black Forest Reserve is 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms with 4,5000 square feet. The average sales price per square feet is $135.
Lots are still available and range from $150,000 to $200,000. This is a good area to investigate if you are in the market to build a new home in the Black Forest.
Black Forest Reserve covers approximately 1350 acres with 292 lots that are governed by a HOA. The HOA provides maintenance and snow removal for private streets, maintenance of gate facilities and common areas, trash removal, and architectural control and covenant enforcement. The Black Forest Reserve is a mixture of meadows and Ponderosa Pines. The area has a community center, extensive designated open spaces, miles of trail systems, and community ponds throughout the peaceful country setting. Equestrian activities, bike riding, and hiking and other outdoor recreation such as fishing are available to residents.
Students in this area attend Academy District 20 or Lewis Palmer District 38. Many students attend Ray E Kilmer Elementary, Lewis Palmer Middle School and Lewis Palmer High School.
Cathedral Pines, Forest Gate, Highland Park, Sylvan Meadows, Wildwood and Woodlake are all other popular neighborhoods in the Black Forest area. There is some new home construction in both Cathedral Pines and Black Forest Reserve. Some new builds are the result of rebuilding after the 2013 Black Forest Fire. There are very few apartments, condos and townhomes in the Black Forest area.
People move to the Black Forest to have acreage and privacy, and it is common to have horses and other livestock in this area. Neighborhoods such as Park Forest Estates, Cherry Creek Springs, Spiritwood and Latigo Trails cater to the equestrian lifestyle.