Fountain Valley Ranch is a large subdivision located in Fountain, Colorado. This neighborhood is north of downtown Fountain, west of Grinnell Rd east of US 85-87 south of Bradley Rd.
Fountain Valley Ranch is a 10-minute drive to Fort Carson and a 15-minute drive to Peterson Air Force Base. This location and the neighborhood's affordability make it a favorite for military members. In 2018 the median home price in Fountain Valley Ranch was $262,500 compared to $303,450 for the overall Pikes Peak Region. This means the neighborhood is 15.6% below the Pikes Peak Regions median home price.
The neighborhood was established in 1985 and building continued until the late 90s. The median year built in Fountain Valley Ranch is 1995. There are approximately 1,800 homes in this neighborhood.
Fountain Valley Ranch is located in the Widefield School District #3 attendance area. The Widefield district has 3 High Schools, 3 Junior high Schools, and 9 Elementary Schools. Fountain Valley Ranch is neighbors with the Fountain Valley School a private boarding school located on a 1,100-acre campus.
Barnstormers Landing, Cumberland Green, The Glen at Widefield, Mesa Ridge and Lorson Ranch are all areas with new home contstruction, while Countryside, Wild Oak Farms are all popular developments with established homes and communities. Apartments, condos and townhomes are on the rise in this area.
Fountain Valley Ranch has a very laid back feel. It is certainly suburban at least from the standpoint of amenities and lifestyle but it is close enough to open space and rural property that the area never really feels congested.