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Lorson Ranch, Colorado Springs

Experience the allure of Lorson Ranch, a sprawling 1,400-acre planned community in southeast Colorado Springs. Perfectly situated for military families, it's within 6 miles of Schriever and Peterson Air Force Bases and Fort Carson. Offering affordability without compromising on quality, home prices start in the mid $300s from some of Colorado Springs' best builders. Relish the tranquil, rural setting with stunning views of Pikes Peak, all while being minutes away from I-25, downtown, and recreational activities. With over 2,000 homes already built and more on the way, Lorson Ranch is where the quality of life meets convenience.

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Elevation
5,781
Zip Code
80925
Population
8,854
Median Household Income
$74,621

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6826 Volga Drive Colorado Springs Colorado 80925

5Bedroom(s)
2Parking(s)
47Picture(s)
3,156Sqft
Introducing this beautiful 5 bed-3 bath home, situated in a desirable neighborhood. As you step onto the property, the breathtaking views of Pikes Peak Mountain will greet you. Step inside and prepare to be amazed by the abundance of upgrades is in store for you. From the floor to the ceiling, the bathrooms are adorned with impeccable tile that adds a touch of luxury.
$615,000

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6429 Nassau Trail Colorado Springs Colorado 80925

5Bedroom(s)
4Parking(s)
35Picture(s)
3,388Sqft
***4 CAR GARAGE!*** Looking for a GORGEOUS home with room for everyone, a big yard, plus a 4 car garage? Right here! This 5 bedroom fully upgraded home has loads of curb appeal, with a striking stucco & stone exterior on a large corner lot * Pretty front porch, perfect for enjoying your morning coffee and gazing at Pikes Peak * As you step inside, there's a wide foyer and elegant lines & a
$610,000

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6539 Roundtail Way Colorado Springs Colorado 80925

5Bedroom(s)
3Parking(s)
26Picture(s)
3,283Sqft
charming two-story homes features a welcoming front covered porch, providing the perfect spot to relax and enjoy the outdoors. The main level boasts a versatile office space, allowing for work or creative endeavors from the comfort of your own home. The open concept living area includes a spacious kitchen with a generous pantry.
$572,125

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10205 Deer Meadow Circle Colorado Springs Colorado 80925

3Bedroom(s)
3Parking(s)
47Picture(s)
4,084Sqft
Step into the modern living with this pristine 2008-built ranch-style home. Boasting 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, including a luxurious 5-piece ensuite in the main bedroom and a tub/shower combo in the second bathroom.
$545,000

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10262 Silver Stirrup Drive Colorado Springs Colorado 80925

5Bedroom(s)
4Parking(s)
40Picture(s)
3,120Sqft
Welcome to the meticulously maintained Pioneer Landing at Lorson Ranch community, where quality living meets natural beauty. This southern-facing haven boasts a driveway that simplifies snow removal with efficient snowmelt.
$540,000

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6947 Mandan Drive Colorado Springs Colorado 80925

4Bedroom(s)
3Parking(s)
37Picture(s)
3,367Sqft
Gorgeous two-story home situated on a large corner lot within a cul-de-sac! You're greeted by a welcoming foyer with wood flooring, leading to a cozy front family or flex room featuring plush carpeting. The open layout living room features a warm gas fireplace with stone accents, creating a cozy ambiance. Brand new carpeting throughout the living room adds a touch of luxury.
$525,000

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6780 Abita Drive Colorado Springs Colorado 80925

5Bedroom(s)
3Parking(s)
43Picture(s)
3,156Sqft
Beautifully designed and constructed single-family home built in 2021 with main-level living and a full 3-car garage. Step into this stunning 5-bedroom, 3-bathroom home and be prepared to be blown away by its amazing features. With an open floor plan, modern kitchen, smart design choices, high ceilings, and an amazing balcony view, this house is a true gem.
$525,000

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6621 Justice Way Colorado Springs Colorado 80925

4Bedroom(s)
3Parking(s)
31Picture(s)
4,022Sqft
Built in 2014, this home offers 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, a main-level office, a 3-car tandem garage, and so much more! Each bedroom features a walk-in closet, providing ample storage space. With a generous size of 4,022 sq ft, this residence offers a spacious living environment.
$525,000

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10082 Intrepid Way Colorado Springs Colorado 80925

4Bedroom(s)
3Parking(s)
42Picture(s)
3,064Sqft
Great for first time home buyers. 2 story Lorson Ranch home ready for move in today! Enter into the main level with an open layout combining the kitchen, living room and dining areas and a separate office which could easily be converted into a main level bedroom.
$520,000

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9825 Wando Drive Colorado Springs Colorado 80925

5Bedroom(s)
3Parking(s)
40Picture(s)
3,120Sqft
Nestled within the ever desirable Lorson Ranch, this well-maintained Saint Aubyn build (Delmon model) offers a comfortable and inviting atmosphere that reflects enduring charm. The main floor welcomes you with practical wood laminate in the entry and kitchen/dining areas, transitioning into the office/den and living room. The 3-car tandem garage offers extra parking and storage space.
$515,000

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11481 Rushpink Street Colorado Springs Colorado 80925

4Bedroom(s)
2Parking(s)
29Picture(s)
2,402Sqft
BRAND NEW HOME! This home is one of our most popular 2-story homes called the Ash. This home has a lot of custom, great features for you to enjoy! You will find a bedroom on both floors – one on the main level and 3 upstairs. The main level bedroom is accompanied by a full bathroom.
$514,615

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6765 Yocona Drive Colorado Springs Colorado 80925

4Bedroom(s)
3Parking(s)
35Picture(s)
2,544Sqft
Welcome to your new home! This stunning rancher, built in 2021, offers light and bright living in every detail. Featuring 4 spacious bedrooms and 3 full bathrooms, this home provides plenty of space to spread out.rnrnComing inside from the front covered porch, you'll be in awe of the low-maintenance luxury vinyl plank flooring throughout the main living area, combining style with durability.
$500,000
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About Lorson Ranch

In Lorson Ranch, quality of life is not just a phrase; it's a lived experience. The community offers a blend of rural tranquility and city convenience that's hard to find elsewhere. Imagine waking up to picturesque views of Pikes Peak, spending weekends exploring Colorado's great outdoors, and yet having essential amenities within a stone's throw.

Ideal for military members it's strategically situated near key installations, cutting down your daily commute drastically. Starting at just mid $300s, the homes here offer a high standard of living without breaking the bank. Crafted by some of Colorado Springs' finest builders, each home is a testament to quality and style. With an expanding community footprint that will soon include schools and retail spaces, Lorson Ranch is not just a place to live, but a place to thrive. This is where you can truly have it all—affordability, convenience, and a slice of Colorado's natural beauty.

BLUE STEM OPEN SPACE

Located just a short drive from Lorson Ranch, the Bluestem Prairie Open Space is more than just a patch of untouched land; it's a sanctuary for both nature lovers and those seeking solace from the daily grind. Covering hundreds of acres, this expansive area allows you to fully immerse yourself in the natural splendor that Colorado has to offer. It's a hotspot for a wide range of activities that cater to diverse interests.

For the birdwatchers, Bluestem Prairie is a paradise, teeming with local avian species that make for excellent photography or simple observation. Hiking enthusiasts will find a network of trails that offer varying levels of difficulty, winding through terrains that offer panoramic vistas and quiet moments alike. Families love to make a day of it, bringing picnics to savor in the midst of nature’s serenity. If you're into mountain biking, the trails serve as challenging courses that both beginners and experts can enjoy.

In essence, Bluestem Prairie Open Space enriches the quality of life for Lorson Ranch residents, offering a convenient and versatile outdoor playground. It’s not just a nearby amenity; it's an extension of your living space, making the Lorson Ranch lifestyle even more enticing.

FOUNTAIN CREEK REGIONAL PARK

Just a stone's throw away from Lorson Ranch, Fountain Creek Regional Park is a sprawling 460-acre green space that serves as a community hub for recreation and relaxation. Designed with accessibility in mind, the park features wheelchair-accessible entrances and parking lots, ensuring it's welcoming for all. With a myriad of multi-use trails, it's an ideal location for hiking, whether you're an experienced trekker or simply out for a leisurely stroll.

Families find it especially appealing due to its kid-friendly amenities, including a playground complete with slides and swings. Planning a birthday party for your child? The park's picnic tables and public restrooms make it a convenient spot for outdoor celebrations. Additionally, the fishing pond is a hit for anglers of all ages, offering a serene backdrop for a day of casting lines.

Pet owners aren't left out either; a dedicated dog park allows your four-legged friends to run freely and socialize. Overall, Fountain Creek Regional Park complements the lifestyle of Lorson Ranch residents by offering a well-rounded recreational experience—whether you're an outdoor enthusiast, a parent, or a pet owner, this park has something for everyone.

FOUNTAIN CREEK NATURE CENTER

Situated just minutes from Lorson Ranch, Fountain Creek Nature Center is a captivating "oasis on the plains" within Fountain Creek Regional Park. The Nature Center serves as a gateway to the fascinating Cattail Marsh Wildlife Area and is the starting point for the 0.7-mile Fountain Creek Nature Trail. The loop trail takes you through diverse habitats—woodlands, meadows, and marshes—teeming with a range of wildlife such as great blue herons, white-tailed deer, and bull snakes. It's an ideal setting for photographers and bird watchers, as well as families seeking a serene, educational outing.

The center itself is a hub of learning and discovery. Indoor exhibits delve into topics from aquatic macroinvertebrates and birds to local history and sustainability. Throughout the year, Fountain Creek Nature Center hosts an array of programs aimed at environmental education. Schools benefit from specialized educational programs, while the public enjoys special events and interpretive programs.

Whether you're 2 or 92, there's something for you here. Volunteer opportunities abound, making it a perfect place for teens and adults to engage with nature and contribute to the community. With its focus on creating stewards for our environment, Fountain Creek Nature Center is a jewel that enriches the educational and recreational landscape for residents and visitors alike.

PARKS AND PLAYGROUNDS

Lorson Ranch offers a vibrant community experience, punctuated by its commitment to outdoor recreational spaces. Currently, the neighborhood boasts three operational parks, thoughtfully scattered to provide convenient access to residents. The park at Little Dogie and Old Glory is a popular spot, as is the one located on the north side of Fontaine, nestled between the bridge and Old Glory. The third park graces Stingray Lane, offering another inviting option for leisure and play.

But that's not all; Lorson Ranch has its eyes set on the future. Funding for additional playgrounds and parks is in the pipeline, contingent on grants for which applications have been made. The neighborhood is designed to foster an active lifestyle, not just through parks but also through its well-planned trail system. Trails run along Jimmy Camp Creek and the northern property line, providing a network for walkers, joggers, and cyclists alike. Additionally, bike lanes along Fontaine have been installed by the Lorson Ranch Metropolitan District, making it easier and safer for cycling enthusiasts to get around.

In summary, Lorson Ranch is not just building homes but a well-rounded community experience. Whether you’re a jogger, a cyclist, or a family looking for safe places to play, you'll find your outdoor niche here.

COMMUTING

DRIVE TIMES

Here are some commute times for popular areas from the Lorson Ranch Neighborhood.
Colorado Springs Airport
13 Minutes
Downtown Colorado Springs
24 Minutes
Denver International Airport
1 Hour 10 Minutes
Denver Tech Center
54 Minutes

LORSON RANCH REAL ESTATE STATISTICS

We keep a close eye on the local real estate market, and we share the important stuff. Here are the latest essential stats for Lorson Ranch.
$390,012

MEDIAN SALES PRICE

Median sales price in residential real estate represents the middle value of home sale prices in an area. It offers a balanced view of property prices, aiding professionals and buyers in understanding market affordability and demand.
$228

AVG PRICE PER SQ FT

The average price per square foot in residential real estate is the average cost of a property based on its size. It helps buyers compare properties of different sizes and provides insights into market trends and property valuations.
26 Days

AVG DAYS ON MARKET

Days on Market (DOM) is a crucial metric in residential real estate, indicating property attractiveness, demand, and market conditions. Longer DOM may hint at overpricing or a slower market, while shorter DOM suggests high demand and competitiveness among buyers.
101.28%

LIST VS. SALE PRICE

The list price versus sales price in residential real estate is vital as it represents the initial asking price versus the final amount the property is sold for. Understanding this difference helps sellers price their homes realistically and allows buyers to gauge market trends and negotiate effectively.
Updated: Jan 9, 2024
Based on information from the REALTOR® Services Corp ("RSC"), for the period January 1, 2023 through Jan 9, 2024. RSC does not guarantee or is in any way responsible for its accuracy. Data maintained by RSC may not reflect all real estate activity in the market.

Amenities & Trails

There are some great things to do around the Lorson Ranch Neighborhood.

FOUNTAIN CREEK REGIONAL TRAIL

The Fountain Creek Regional Trail is a 10.8-mile unpaved pathway that serves as a natural corridor connecting two of the region's outdoor gems: Pikes Peak Greenway Trail and Fountain Creek Regional Park. Starting at the El Pomar Youth Sports Complex in Colorado Springs, the trail meanders south along Fountain Creek, providing a haven for cyclists, walkers, and joggers. Road bikes may not be the best choice due to the unpaved surface, but other types of bikes are well-suited for the terrain.

Crews Gulch Trail near Lorson Ranch provides easy access to this scenic pathway. Once you enter the 460-acre park, you'll be captivated by the wetlands, meadows, and stunning views of Pikes Peak. Wildlife enthusiasts will appreciate the abundance of birds, deer, beavers, and turtles. Anglers can enjoy fishing at the Willow Springs Ponds, which are frequently restocked. The trail also takes you through the Fountain Creek Nature Center, offering educational insights into the marsh and riparian environment. Additionally, the Duckwood Active Play Area presents a 12-acre space complete with athletic fields, playgrounds, and picnic shelters.

Parking options are available at 2010 Duckwood Road in Fountain, as well as Willow Springs Ponds and Duckwood Athletic Fields. Whether you're a nature lover, an active family, or someone seeking solitude, the Fountain Creek Regional Trail offers a diverse and enriching outdoor experience.

METCALFE PARK

Nestled near the charming old town district of Fountain, and just a short drive from Lorson Ranch, Metcalfe Park serves as a delightful haven for community gatherings and outdoor activities. Its iconic gazebo sets the scene for picturesque moments, making it a popular destination for families and friends to assemble and savor the park's natural beauty. Adding to the park's allure is an impressive variety of amenities, from playgrounds and a dog park to horse-riding stables and a pump track.

One standout feature is the skate park, which spans 3,000 sq. ft. and recently underwent an upgrade in 2021. Crafted by the American Ramp Company, the skate park boasts a pre-fabricated surface and is equipped with lights that stay on until 10:00 PM. This allows skate enthusiasts to extend their sessions into the evening.

Although the park is open year-round, certain facilities close from October 1st to March 1st for winter maintenance. However, Party Pavilions and the gazebo can be rented for special events between March and October, weather permitting. Metcalfe Park truly has something for everyone, making it a cornerstone of Fountain's tight-knit community.

CLEAR SPRING RANCH

Clear Springs Ranch, located off Loren Lane in Fountain, CO, is a sprawling 930-acre open space, offering a serene escape into nature. Managed by El Paso County Parks and owned by Colorado Springs Utilities, the park is rich in biodiversity, featuring active farmlands, grasslands, and riparian habitats. It also serves as the southern terminus for both the Fountain Creek Regional Trail and Colorado Front Range Trail in El Paso County.

Visitors can access the park easily from Interstate 25, Exit 123. Once across the railroad tracks, the parking lot awaits on the north side of the entrance road. Within the park, you'll find four miles of well-marked trails suitable for hiking, horseback riding, and even mountain biking. For those who prefer a more laid-back experience, a pavilion and picnic tables are available. The restrooms are open year-round, and interpretive displays offer insights into the area's ecosystems.

Note that the park has some rules to ensure both human and wildlife safety. Pets must be leashed, and owners are required to clean up after them. Several activities, such as smoking, hunting, and the use of motorized vehicles, are prohibited.

In summary, Clear Springs Ranch offers a blend of natural beauty and outdoor amenities, making it a must-visit for anyone looking to explore the great outdoors near Fountain.

CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN STATE PARK

Cheyenne Mountain State Park, a short drive from Lorson Ranch, offers an expansive natural playground with a host of amenities and activities. The park is known for its stunning scenery, featuring hiking and biking trails that wind through picturesque landscapes. With wheelchair-accessible entrances and parking lots, it’s accessible to all.

Families will find plenty to do, as the park is well-equipped with kid-friendly hikes and a playground that includes slides and swings. Adults can take advantage of the barbecue grills and picnic tables, making it an ideal location for a weekend outing. The park is also dog-friendly, so your furry friends can join in on the fun. Public restrooms are available for convenience.

Whether you're an avid hiker or just looking to enjoy a picnic in a beautiful setting, Cheyenne Mountain State Park has something for everyone. It serves as a perfect getaway for those living in or visiting the Lorson Ranch area, offering a balance of outdoor adventure and family-friendly activities.

In summary, Cheyenne Mountain State Park is a nearby haven for outdoor enthusiasts and families alike, providing diverse options for recreation and relaxation.

Schools

SCHOOL DISTRICT

Lorson Ranch is located in the Widefield District 3 attendance area

Frequently Asked Questions

Lorson Ranch is located in the southeastern part of Colorado Springs, Colorado. It is a residential neighborhood that is part of the larger Colorado Springs metropolitan area. Situated away from the central hustle and bustle, Lorson Ranch offers a more suburban feel while still providing convenient access to amenities and outdoor activities, such as nearby parks and trails. The location also offers relatively easy access to major highways, making commuting straightforward to other parts of Colorado Springs and beyond.

Yes, Lorson Ranch does have covenants but does not have a monthly HOA assessment for homeowners. While there are no monthly fees, the community is governed by a set of restrictive covenants to maintain aesthetic uniformity and property values. All architectural changes and improvements must be reviewed and approved by the Design Review Committee.

Additionally, the covenants specify that all construction should be completed within 7 months from the start date. Builders are responsible for installing full yard landscaping, which must be completed within 6 months after the home is occupied. The 6-month grace period allows for appropriate seasonal planting.

Homeowners are responsible for maintaining the landscaping on their individual property. Similarly, lot owners are tasked with maintaining all improvements and the grade of their individually owned lots.

These covenants are in place to ensure that the community maintains a cohesive and attractive appearance, and that each homeowner is responsible for contributing to the overall well-being of the neighborhood.

Yes, you can have a fence in Lorson Ranch, but it must be approved by the Design Review Committee (DRC). There are specific guidelines to follow:

  1. Type of Fencing: Solid privacy fencing is allowed alongside and rear lot lines unless those lines abut common and creek areas, where open style fencing is required. Front yard fencing, such as split-rail or picket, is also allowed but requires DRC approval.

  2. Height: The maximum height for a privacy fence is six feet.

  3. Transitions: If you have a high fence transitioning to a low fence, the change must be gradual.

  4. Materials: Acceptable materials include wood (like cedar), iron, or masonry.

  5. Color: If you wish to stain the fence a color other than approved colors, you must submit the proposal to the DRC for approval.

  6. Pet Restrictions: Open-style fences can include material for pet restriction. This material must be installed inside the fence.

  7. Access Gates: Walk-through access gates up to 42" in width are allowed along roads with direct access to sidewalks or open space. These gates are not allowed across landscaped areas, and drive-through gates won't be approved by the DRC.

  8. Maintenance: Fencing must be well-maintained.

The fencing guidelines are intended to maintain the aesthetic quality and uniformity of the community.

Yes, Lorson Ranch has specific landscaping requirements. Here are the key points:

Front Yard:

  1. Mandatory Planting: At least one tree and five 5-gallon shrubs are required in the front yard of each home.
  2. Irrigation: Must install an irrigation system. Plans need approval from the Committee.
  3. Ground Cover: At least 50% of the front yard should be living ground cover or a planted bed.

Back Yard & Free Zone:

  1. Flexibility: A "Free Zone" allows certain landscaping changes without formal Committee review.
  2. Exclusions: The Free Zone does not include fence modifications or elements over 5 feet in height.

Maintenance:

  1. General Upkeep: Must maintain in a neat and attractive condition.
  2. Specifics: Includes watering, mowing, edging, and removal of dead plants and trash.

Xeriscaping:

  1. Allowed: Must follow specific guidelines if 50% of the front yard will be xeriscaped.
  2. Irrigation: No built-in systems are allowed for xeriscaped areas.

Restrictions:

  1. Artificial Turf: Not allowed in the front yard.

Remember, all landscaping plans must be submitted to and approved by the Committee. They may charge a review fee and might require a deposit.

In summary, Lorson Ranch places emphasis on maintaining a consistent, aesthetically pleasing environment while providing some flexibility for homeowners to modify their yards within set parameters.

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