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Mountain Shadows Homes for Sale

Northwest Colorado Springs

Mountain Shadows homes for sale are located Northwest side of Colorado Springs nestled closely to the foothills near Centennial Blvd and Flying W Ranch Road. This area has a wide range of single family homes and some limited townhome communities. Homes for sale in Mountain Shadows average 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and 3,300 square feet. The median home price in this area is $285 with an average price per square feet of $100.

The neighborhood of Mountain Shadows enjoys both Mountain Shadows Park and Mountain Shadows Open Space. Mountain Shadows Park located on Flying W Ranch Road is handicap accessible and includes horseshoe pits, volleyball, multi-use fields, playground, picnic shelter, sledding and multi-use trails

The neighborhood of Mountain Shadows became well known after suffering a devastating wildfire named the Waldo Canyon Fire in 2012. The Waldo Canyon Fire left two people dead, destroyed 346 homes and burned 18,247 acres in the national forest and in Colorado Springs. Most damage to homes occurred in Mountain Shadows, Peregrine and Rockrimmon. Today, many of the homes in Mountain Shadows have been rebuilt with most of the homes being built significantly larger than the original homes. Many people in this area chose to stay in this area and have a new appreciation for fire mitigation and living in the Wildland Urban Interface.

People move to the Northwest area for a wide range of reasons. This area offers a convenient commute north as well as some nice views facing east. People live in this area primarily because of its natural beauty. This area is situated in the foothills of the Rampart Range and features dramatic topography, abundant wildlife and panoramic views out over the eastern plains.

This is a beautiful area with a huge appeal, there is a wide range of housing options and ample amenities.

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Where is Northwest Colorado Springs?

The Northwest area of Colorado Springs is located directly south of Northgate and north of the West side of town on the west side of I25. The area covers approximately 24 square miles and is at an average elevation of 6870 feet in elevation. This area includes the popular neighborhoods of Peregrine, Rockrimmon, Mountain Shadows and Woodmen Valley. The homes in this area are nestled against the Front Range and have great views to the east. The Mountain Shadows subdivision lost many homes in the 2012 Waldo Canyon Fire. Many new homes have been built since, and the neighborhood has recovered nicely.

Schools in Northwest Colorado Springs

The Northwest area is located primarily in the D-20 Academy School District. D-20 Academy School District is one of the largest school districts in the area. With over 40 schools, the D-20 School District covers the Northwest side of Colorado Springs as well as east towards Briargate. The elementary schools in this area include Rockrimmon Elementary, Foothills Elementary, Woodmen Roberts Elementary and the middle school is Eagleview Middle School with high school attendance at Air Academy High School. A small portion of the southern portion of the Northwest area is located in the D-11 School District.

Weather in Northwest Colorado Springs

The weather in the Northwest area of Colorado Springs is average compared to other parts of the Colorado Springs. In the winter, high temperatures average in the 40s with overnight temperatures 15-20 degrees. Average high temperatures in the summer range from 80-85 degrees with overnight temperatures in the 50s. This area has great weather all year round with significantly less snowfall than the Monument and Black Forest areas.

AREA STATISTICS

NORTHWEST

COLORADO SPRINGS

Elevation
6,870
6,035
Population
32,934
464,871
Lot Size
0.42 acres
0.33 acres
2020 Median Sales Price
$488,385
$361,436
2020 Average Sales Price
$514,716
$412,546
2020 Days on Market
5 days
8 days
2020 Price Per Sq Ft
$155 per sq ft
$152 per sq ft
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