About Fountain Valley
Designed with family living in mind, Fountain Valley offers affordability and convenience. Situated a short drive south Colorado Springs, Fountain Valley is a popular area for new homebuyers, growing families, young professionals, and retirees. The area is located about 6 miles southeast of Colorado Springs, boasting of its short commutes, small-town suburban atmosphere and affordable family-friendly homes that are available to anyone looking for their first, second or tenth home. One of the things that residents in Fountain Valley love most about the area is its beautiful views of the mountain range on one side, and far-reaching fields on the other, fitting perfectly alongside a wide selection of parks, shopping areas, and schools at almost every turn. Military families also find Fountain Valley to be a very desirable community, as it is extremely close to Fort Carson and Peterson Air Force Base.
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FOUNTAIN VALLEY REAL ESTATE, COLORADO SPRINGS
The majority of options in the Fountain Valley market are new construction homes, though some established homes are available as well as you move closer to the Security-Widefield area. Still, many of the homes in Fountain Valley have been built in the last 15 years. Because of this, buyers have exceptional turnkey housing so you can move in and enjoy your home immediately. The neighborhood is peaceful and has a mixture of townhomes and single-family homes. First-time buyers especially enjoy the Talon Ridge area, which is home to houses with spacious floor plans, cozy fireplaces, plenty of storage room, hardwood flooring, and gourmet kitchens that are fit for a chef.
Fountain Valley real estate really has a great selection of homes for anyone in the market for a charming character home or newly constructed house. Development in Fountain Valley began in 1953 and 1956, respectively, so there’s an excellent selection of homes from the 50s, 60s, 70s, all the way up to the current day, with the addition of new home communities. Much of the real estate market here consists of bungalow-style and two-story single-family houses, with a handful of condominium communities located closer to the main commercial corridors, giving you a wide variety of property to choose from when looking for your property in Fountain Valley.
FOUNTAIN VALLEY HOMES ARE CLOSE TO THE FOLLOWING MILITARY BASES
• Fort Carson
• Peterson Air Force Base
FOUNTAIN VALLEY COMMUNITY HIGHLIGHTS
Fountain Valley is primarily a residential community, but amenities are nearby and offer a great assortment of shops, restaurants, fast food, and services. Pikes Peak International Raceway is also a local favorite. Just minutes away from Fountain Valley, this is a motorsports venue that hosts year round events, including NASCAR races.
Just a short drive down the road from home, residents will find the Fountain Creek Regional Park. This outdoor space is a favorite of Fountain Valley families and outdoor-enthusiasts. It boasts 460-acres of park space situated along Fountain Creek, Willow Springs, Hanson Nature Park, and the Fountain Creek Nature Center. Fishing is a local favorite thanks to fully stocked ponds, and kids can learn about diverse ecology thanks to nature centers. With tons of trails, horseback riding and mountain biking are favorite activities, or you can play a family game of basketball on one of the many courts available for your use.
In the Security-Widefield area, quick access to banks and grocery stores, as well as bowling alleys, golf courses/clubs, dentists and vets, provide you with all of the amenities available in a big city area. For those with an affinity for wellness and recreation, the Widefield Recreation Center just might become like your second-home. The center is operated by the local school district and offers a range of activity, including athletics, wellness, and cultural programs, all available for every member of the family. The activities available change depending on the season, with sports such as volleyball, spin classes or swimming available in the winter and volleyball, baseball, soccer and tennis in the summer,.
SCHOOLS NEAR HOMES IN FOUNTAIN VALLEY
Students in Fountain area attend schools in the Fountain-Fort Carson School District 8. Schools in the district rank among the top 20 largest of 178 school districts in Colorado. Kids and teens living in Security-Widefield can attend schools in Widefield School District #3 and the nearby Harrison School District #2. The area is also home of the private college prep school, Fountain Valley School. Children in Fountain Valley will be assigned to one of the following schools:
• Eagleside Elementary School, Aragon Elementary School, Fountain Mesa Elementary School, Jordahl Elementary School Candice A. French Elementary School, Widefield Elementary School, Talbott Elementary School
• Sproul Junior High, Watson Junior High School, Fountain Middle School, and Carson Middle School
• Fountain Fort Carson High School, Widefield High School
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