University Park is located in the Northeast part of Colorado Springs. This neighborhood is bordered by Academy Boulevard on the west and north side, Austin Bluffs Boulevard on the south and the Austin Bluffs Open Space on the western border. University Park is a luxury neighborhood that has some amazing views of Pikes Peak and the Front Range. With its convenience to both Academy Boulevard, North Nevada shopping and retail, Garden Ranch YMCA and the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, this is a popular place to live for a wide variety of individuals and families. In addition, residents of this neighborhood have 500 miles of hiking trails through the Austin Bluffs Open Space conveniently out the door.
Homes for sale in University Park range from townhomes to large luxury homes and have a gated neighborhood feel even though there is not technically a gate. Sold homes range from $200,000 to $1,000,000 with a median sales price of $337,000. Homes range in size from 1,200 square feet to over 6,000 square feet with an average of 2,800 square feet. Most homes in this neighborhood were built between 1978 and 2008 with the average home built in 1992.
Students living in the University Park neighborhood are districted to the Colorado Springs #11 attendance area. This is one of the largest school districts in the entire State of Colorado. Students in this area can attend Fremont Elementary School, Russell Middle School and Coronado High School. This district features a wide range of programs and activities.
People move to the Northeast area for a wide range of reasons. This area offers affordable older homes in an established neighborhood setting featuring a wide range of amenities. Additionally, this area is nearby the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs campus. Other neighborhoods in this area include Antelope Creek, Falcon Estates, Garden Ranch, Newport Heights, Pulpit Rock, Sundown, Vista Grande and Wagon Trails.