The Retreat at Timber Ridge is a relatively new community in the Black Forest area of Colorado Springs. This neighborhood is east of Black Forest Road and north of Woodmen Road. Classic Homes has a number of limited 2.5 acre lots and will feature ranch and two-story homes. Vantage also is building in this new community and will have large 2.5 acreage lots, as well as larger 80’ wide lots. Some of the Vantage homes will even feature an RV garage.
Completed homes in this area will be priced from $500,000 to over $1,500,000. This is a good area to investigate if you are in the market to build a new home in the Black Forest.
People move to the Black Forest to have acreage and privacy, and it is common to have horses and other livestock in this area. Neighborhoods such as Park Forest Estates, Cherry Creek Springs, Spiritwood, and Latigo Trails cater to the equestrian lifestyle.
Featured in the 2006 Parade of Homes and located on over 3 incredible acres with panoramic views in every direction! When you enter this luxury home, you are immediately drawn to the masterly crafted rock fireplace in the living room which sees-thru to the sunken great room with a built-in media wall and two-story windows framing the mountain views.
8585 Forest Line Point Colorado Springs Colorado 80908
Incredible opportunity to own over 3 acres of desirable Black Forest land. Lot features both trees and meadowrnwith possible build locations that will allow for mountain views. Located just south of Burgess Rd and Vollmer Rd.rnNear miles of trails- 1 mile from the Black Forest Section 16 Trailhead, and 3 miles to the Pineries Open Space.
Lots 22/23 Peavey Place Woodland Park Colorado 80863
Incredible offering just 10 minutes from the heart of Woodland Park yet a world away. This wooded 1.5 acre lot is within a few miles of Rampart Reservoir, Farish Recreation Area, and millions of acres of National Forest. Well approval on file for property, and sites will require an on-site septic system. Power tie-in is on Peavey Place. Excellent access. One hour to Colorado Springs Airport.
The Black Forest area of Colorado Springs is a large area located in the northeast part of El Paso County. The area covers approximately 125 square miles and is at an average elevation of 7300 feet in elevation. The northern border is Douglas County while the southern border extends down to Woodmen Road. The homes in this area are on heavily treed acreage with an average lot size of over 7 acres.
Schools in Black Forest
The Black Forest is so large it has three separate school district attendance areas. Academy School District #20 covers residences in the southern and western areas, Falcon School District #49 on the eastern edge and Lewis Palmer School District #38 in the north-western area. Where you live in the Black Forest will determine your home school.
Weather in Black Forest
The weather in the Black Forest tends to be a little more extreme than in other parts of the Colorado Springs area due to its higher elevation. Average highs in the winter are in the upper 30’s with average lows dropping down to 15-20 degrees. Summertime temperatures average 80-83 degrees with the lows in the 50s. The treed areas usually experience more snow during the winter than areas located more west and south.