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.