About Schriever AFB
Schriever Air Force Base is situated just 12 miles east of Colorado Springs and offers military families wide open spaces and vast outdoor areas to explore. This tranquil area is the perfect place to unwind after a long day, with many of the homes near Schriever AFB offering acreage for miles for both new build homes and well-established neighborhoods. Schriever Air Force Base real estate is close enough to the highly-developed east side of Colorado Springs that just a short drive west will find you near restaurants, shopping, hospitals, and convenient amenities. This is just the beginning of what you’ll find close to homes for sale near Schriever Air Force Base, making it one of the fastest growing areas of Colorado Springs and the ideal place for military families to settle down.
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SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE REAL ESTATE
Schriever Air Force Base real estate listings will usually include a diverse selection of new build homes and more established properties. Many homes for sale near Schriever AFB come with acreage, perfect for those wanting a little more seclusion. Still, most homes close to Schriever AFB are also close to a lot more, so whether you’re looking for a small condo or more spacious single-family homes, Schriever Air Force Base real estate is a booming area with options to please any military family.
Schriever AFB is also located near many great neighborhoods and communities, including Parkview, Cimmaron Hills, Falcon, Security-Widefield, and Fountain. One of the newest areas developing near Schriever AFB can be found near Peyton at Meridian Ranch. Homebuyers interested in living in new Schriever AFB real estate will want to consider this gorgeous community, located on some of the most desireable land in Colorado. Meridian Ranch is packed with amenities that many military home buyers will find ideal, and it’s just a few minutes from the actual military base. So, while military personnel can enjoy a quick commute, their families will spend their days enjoying their European-style, Craftsmen Cottage, American Heritage, or Mediterranean designed home featuring vaulted ceilings, granite countertops, finished basements, Chef’s kitchens, and contemporary fixtures. These homes for sale near Schriever Air Force Base will also give residents access to the neighborhood pool and waterslide, parks, trails and a 30,000 sq.ft. golf course, and they all start in the low 200s, perfect for military families looking for a safe, well-appointed area to settle down.
SCHOOLS NEAR SCHRIEVER AFB
Schriever AFB offers access to Webster University, making it easy for those who serve in the military to study for their undergraduate and graduate degrees with Webster University’s customized programs. Local military students living in Schriever Air Force Base real estate will be able to choose to attend one of the following highly-rated schools:
- Elementary: Ellicott Elementary, Evans International Elementary, and McAuliffe Elementary School
- Middle: Ellicott Middle, Horizon Middle, and Irving Middle School
- High: Ellicott Sr. High, Sand Creek High, Mitchell High, and Widefield High School.
SCHRIEVER AFB COMMUNITY HIGHLIGHTS
Military families living near Schriever AFB will be able to enjoy both on-base amenities and the off-base perks found close by. Schriever AFB is a smaller base, so it may lack a few of the larger base amenities. However, Peterson AFB is just a short distance away and is a full-service base, offering everything from health services to schools and recreation.
With the military presence saturating Colorado Springs, it no surprise that the support network for military personnel and a strong sense of community follow military families all over the city. For military families looking to buy a home near Schriever Air Force Base, there is always plenty to do, including:
- Bear Creek Nature Center – a wildlife and nature sanctuary that features tours, nature walks, educational information, walking trails, and more.
- Garden of the Gods Center and Park – one of the most well-known parks in the nation and home to trails, panoramic views, and the most beautiful rock formations in the city.
- Old Colorado City – a historic area with shops, bistros, historic buildings, and plenty of family activities.
MORE INFORMATION ABOUT SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE
Base Website: http://www.schriever.af.mil/
Base Operator: 719-567-1110 or 312-560-1110
Population: There are currently over 6,200 personnel on active duty at Schriever AFB.
Area Population: Colorado Springs is home to over 450,000 residents and growing quickly.
Housing: On-Post: There is a limited selection of housing available on base, which is owned and operated by Tierra Vista Communities.
Housing Off-Post: There are a number of homes for sale that are just minutes from the base. For more information, get in touch with our team today! We specialize in helping military personnel and families transition into one of the gorgeous Colorado Springs homes for sale.
YOUTH LIVING IN & AROUND SCHRIEVER AFB
Child Care & Development Centers: There is one Child Development Center on the base that offers hourly and weekly care. The school aged program offers before and after school care for kids aged kindergarten to 12 years-old and is open for all-day care on school break days and throughout the summer.
Schools: None on base. There are a number of schools off base in the Ellicott School District #22, and Colorado Springs School District #11, and the Falcon School District #49.
Youth Services: There aren’t any youth services on Schriever AFB, but the Peterson Youth Center inside of the Peterson AFB welcomes other military community members to use their services.
SERVICES INSIDE SCHRIEVER AFB:
Banking: ENT Federal Credit Union
Gyms: Base Fitness Center
Outdoor Recreation: A soccer field, running track, ball field, walking path, and a recreation center.
Medical Services: There is a pharmacy, medical, and dental center located in Building 220 on base. The Schriever Clinic can accommodate most types of care, including primary, aero-medical, dental, radiology, mental health, lab work, optometry, and more, for assigned members, their dependents, and retired military personnel. Call them at 719-5856-CARE for more information. If you need immediate medical attention, you’ll need to seek care at one of the hospitals in Colorado Springs or call 911.
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