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Sand Creek

About Sand Creek

The homes available in Sand creek are located just a 15-minute drive east of downtown Colorado Springs in the Popular Powers area. This is one of the best areas to live in if you are a service man working at the Peterson Air Force Base, offering a 5-minute commute to the base from homes in this area. Most of the houses available in this area are affordable single-family homes and townhouses, making Sand Creek a fantastic place for first-time home buyers, or homebuyers looking to downsize.

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Sand Creek real estate primarily consists of single-family homes, most of which are new homes in a master-plan community, making them a great option for families looking for more affordable housing in a pretty setting. These properties are newer homes in a master-plan community. These homes were built in the 2000s, meaning that you benefit from a newer property with some mature landscaping.

There is also a large town home complex called Sand Creek Commons, which was built in the early 2000s. This is a great option for first-time buyers looking to get into the market, with 3-bedrooms, 2-bathrooms, and approximately 1,400 sq. ft., you can have a great home that requires no external maintenance!


  • Peterson Air Force Base – 5-minute drive
  • Fort Carson – 20-minute drive
  • Schriever Air Force Base – 20-minute drive
  • United States Air Force Academy – 22-minute drive
  • Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Base – 23-minute drive


Sand Creek gets its name from the creek that surrounds the area, as well as the East Fork Creek that breaks off from the main creek to form another great feature of the community. Lining the creek is a trail that is great for locals looking for safe walking and biking options in the area that allow you to explore the full beauty of this naturally formed feature.

Even though Sand Creek is a newer community, there are still many parks surrounding the area, perfect for those looking to spend time in the outdoors with your family. Here are some of the green spaces available around Sand Creek:

  • Wildflower Park
  • Sagebrush Park
  • Prairie Grass Park
  • Penstemon Park

If you travel a lot for business, this community is conveniently located close to the Colorado Springs Airport, making this travel as stress free and efficient as possible. Furthermore, homes in this area are close to the Peterson Air Force Base Ensuring that access to these sites are readily available to you, whether it’s for work or travel, Making Sand creek one of the best locations possible to meet this requirement.

Some of the other amenities in this community include grocery stores, fast-food chains, and, restaurants with a 5-minute travel time for big box stores such as Walmart and The Home Depot.


Students in Sand Creek are part of the Colorado Springs School District 11 & 12. These Districts are committed to providing an excellent education to all students by providing a safe learning environment. If you live in Sand Creek your children may attend the following schools:

  • Elementary School – Sand Creek Elementary School
  • Middle School –  Atlas Preparatory Middle School
  • High School – Mitchell High School

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