Featured Monument Area Neighborhoods
Living in Monument, Colorado
The amount of Monument, Co homes for sale continues to increase as newer neighborhoods are being developed for the growing number of families who are moving into northern El Paso County. Due to this positive expansion, Monument real estate has enjoyed increased tax revenue along with the benefits of new infrastructure. The community has also provided local and national businesses the opportunity to expand their stores into the area. The population of Monument, Co has increased at a liberal rate between 2008 and 2018, gaining over 35% growth.
Small Town Feel
But besides healthy and steady growth over recent years, Monument is still known as a small mountain town with an outdoorsy, natural feel. Nestled at the foothills of the Rampart Range, the residents of Monument enjoy spectacular views, beautiful trees and an abundance of wildlife right out their back door. Denver is a quick 40 min drive to the north, downtown Colorado Springs is 20 miles south and Black Forest is situated just east of Monument, offering additional opportunities for hiking, biking and outdoor recreation.
Because of the open feel and natural habitat surrounding the Monument area, there is a sense of serenity and peace in this part of El Paso County, and that’s just one of the reasons why many families are choosing to move here. Commuting to Denver and Colorado Springs offers a swift and scenic drive along Interstate 25 and provides the opportunity to work in a larger city while being able to come home to a peaceful setting.
Amenities of a Larger City
Along with the beautiful setting, Monument also offers its residents various options when it comes to dining and shopping. Jackson Creek Crossing and Monument Marketplace are located just south of downtown Monument. These shopping venues are comprised of popular stores such as Walmart, Home Depot, Kohls and Goodwill. Here, you can also dine at your favorite restaurants such as Texas Road House, Chilies, Qdoba, Freddy’s and more. And while it still offers all of the nearby conveniences of a larger city, Monument continues to maintain its small town feel, which is especially noticeable as you walk along 2nd Street in the heart of downtown. You’ll come across unique cafes such as The Bistro on 2nd, known for its contemporary cuisine, sophisticated home cooking and magnificent wine selection. You can also try out Black Forest Foods Café and experience a delicious burger, homemade soups or fresh brewed coffee.
Lewis-Palmer School District D38
The process of choosing a new home requires several considerations, and one of the factors that many home buyers will explore will be their options for public schools. Monument proudly offers top quality and high-academic education for families with children. While living in Monument, your child may attend one of the following schools located within the prestigious Lewis-Palmer School District 38:
Palmer Ridge High School
Lewis-Palmer High School
Lewis-Palmer Middle School
Lewis-Palmer Elementary School
Grace Best Education Center
Bear Creek Elementary School
Monument Academy Charter School
There are also several daycare centers and preschools in the area.
Popular Subdivisions in Monument, Co
There are many different regions in Monument that home buyers are gravitating towards. The diversity of these neighborhoods offers a dynamic range of options, featuring lifestyles and amenities that are sure to accommodate you and your family. Whether you are looking for a remote location with privacy and seclusion or the newly developed areas with a community feel, there are many options to choose from and there is plenty of room for everyone:
Is located just east of Monument and is known as one of the three communities that make up the Tri-Lakes area. Woodmoor saw the majority of its development between 1975 and 1990 and showcases beautiful custom and semi-custom homes. Potential home buyers will also appreciate the diversity of the Woodmoor neighborhood. The northern portion of offers acreage size lots, tall trees and thick foliage, while the southern side is more recently developed and offers gorgeous views of the Front Range with quick access to Interstate 25.
Is located southwest of downtown Monument, just west of Interstate 25 at Baptist Road. This beautiful, master planned community features two neighborhood parks, abundant trail systems and two gorgeous lakes that are sustained by nearby Beaver Creek. Forest Lakes is currently being developed and offers its residents the choice of mid-size single family homes and larger estate residences with spectacular views of the lakes and mountains.
Is located just east of downtown Monument right at the edge of Black Forest. The Kings Deer development is highlighted with an exceptional golf course that is located throughout the community and features estate sized homes with large, acreage size lots, providing its residents with seclusion along with stellar views of the Front Range and the surrounding landscape.
Monument Real Estate
The residential real estate market in Monument is mainly comprised of single family homes and townhomes. Although the number of townhomes in Monument are somewhat limited, prices start in the mid $200’s and provide the least expensive option for home buyers who want to live in the area.
Single family homes in Monument are priced on average between $450,000 to $800,000, but if you’re looking for something comfortable at the lower end of the price point, consider some of the fantastic properties that can be found near Shady Shore Lane, Willow Park Way and Leisure Lake Drive.
Many of these newer homes offer updated features such as:
- 4 beds, 3 baths, 2-3 car garage
- Hardwood floors
- Granite countertops
- Stainless steel appliances
- Crown molding
- Large kitchen islands
- Walk-in closets
- Large patios and decks
- Updated bathrooms
- Gas log fireplaces
If you’re looking for something that is a bit larger and more ‘woodsy’, you can focus your search along Woodmoor Drive, Old Antlers Way and Top O the Moor Drive. Most of these homes are situated on estate sized lots and feature 4 or more bedrooms, 3-5 bathrooms and at least 4000 square feet of living space.
Parks and Trails
Monument is located in close proximity to several wonderful parks and outdoor areas, including:
- Limbach Park (downtown Monument)
- Mount Herman Trailhead
- Dirty Woman Park
- Fox Run Regional Park
- Waterfront Park
Some of the common features of these popular spots include picnic areas and pavilions where you can host larger gatherings. The majority of these parks also offer ample space for outdoor activities - including baseball fields, hiking and biking trails and pet friendly areas. Among the newly developed neighborhoods, there are also many community parks within walking distance from your front door, and more often than not, these smaller parks will feature neighborhood trails, playgrounds and gathering areas.
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