Palmer Lake Colorado is a quaint town on the west side of I25 northwest of Monument. Homes for Sale in Palmer Lake CO include a variety of home types including old historic towns as well as newer construction. This community has a long, proud history in the region. Palmer Lake was critical to the railroad industry because the steam trains had to take on water as they crested the Palmer Divide. The lake was the only natural water supply available on a year-round basis. Palmer Lake CO also became known for ice farming, fox farms, sawmills, Angora rabbit raising, dry-land potato and grain farming.
Today, this community is a popular place for lake recreation and Colorado Springs residents seeking a delicious meal in a scenic town. Palmer Lake restaurants range from fancy to biker bar, but a stop at the ice cream shop is always a must.
The median home price in Palmer Lake is just under $200,000 with a median square footage of 2,000 square feet. There are also a limited number of townhomes for sale in Palmer Lake as well.
The town is centered around the lake which is popular for fishing, water sports, birthday parties and Sunday afternoons with several restaurants and small businesses within walking distance. There are also popular trails nearby including the hike to Palmer Lake Reservoir.
Located in popular Lewis Palmer School District 38, Palmer Lake has its own elementary school and then students come into Monument for the Middle School and High School. Other areas of TriLakes / Monument include Woodmoor, Kings Deer, Jackson Creek, High Forest Ranch, Red Rock Ranch and Forest View Estates.
New construction near this area in Monument, Co is located in Forest Lakes, Lake of the Rockies and Sanctuary Pointe.