Colorado Springs Property Search Blog
West of Colorado Springs on the other side of Pikes Peak, you’ll find the sweet little slice of heaven largely untouched by big city hands. It was established in 1870, and we’re glad everyone kind of forgot about it! There are plenty of trail heads, brooks and outdoor fun for the Colorado nature lover.
The mountain valley city of Cripple Creek was founded on top of a mining camp, where striking it rich in gold was the dream of many. Today, the history and beauty of this area draws many. Historic buildings, train rides, mine tours and more greet the person looking to step back in time. But it’s really the beauty of the area that lifts people’s heads to the skyline. Surrounded by rolling hills of evergreens and hemmed in by the Rocky Mountains, you’ll feel a little closer to heaven with the classic bright blue skies of Colorado overhead. Make Cripple Creek the new homebase that puts a smile on your face.
Just east of Colorado Springs (and a small jog North), you’ll find this sweet corner of Colorado. It’s where you stop before the crowds and congestion, where there’s plenty of room to stretch out and lay down some roots. Enjoy this prairie town while still having the Rocky Mountains out your windows. You can take in quite a bit of the range from Peyton. This is the perfect area for someone who likes their breathing room but knows the mountains and city are nearby. The prairie is calling you home!
Make Teller County your next home base for fun in Colorado, where gold was discovered in Cripple Creek by H.T. Wood in 1874. Just 20 miles west of Colorado Springs, discover this lesser-known area of the Rockies front range. On the back side of Pikes Peak, you’ll find gems like Woodland Park, Eleven Mile Reservoir, and Manitou Lake Picnic Area.
Located just southeast of Colorado Springs, Security-Widefield is suburban community at the base of the Rocky Mountains. A view of Pike’s Peak and a short drive from the Garden of the Gods make this area ideal for the outdoor and nature lover. It is accessible by major highways and the Colorado Springs Airport.
This is also the hometown of Lorraine! She grew up here and can help you find the perfect place to call home in the cozy community.