Mesa Ridge Homes for Sale
Fountain Valley . . . Pure Colorado!
Fountain is a thriving residential community located ten miles south of Colorado Springs. Mesa Ridge is an up and coming newer subdivision for young families who want to enjoy the openness and recreational opportunities that are afforded those who call Colorado home. Fountain, named as America's Millennium City and the 2002 All-America City has every amenity of urban living at its doorstep, yet is a locale where people have the advantage of neighborly living in a small-town atmosphere. Read More
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Located just minutes from Ft. Carson and NORAD enables military families to take full advantage of Mesa Ridge's offerings. Interstate 25 and Highway 85/87 are positioned to the west offering easy access to South Academy Blvd. with Powers Blvd running northward with easy exits into the Colorado Springs Airport as well as Peterson Air Force Base and Schriever Air Force Base.
The Markets at Mesa Ridge provides a super community shopping center anchored by Lowe's, Safeway and Walgreens. When fully completed it will have 575,000 sq. ft. of retail space available. There are several restaurants, banking, and specialty stores already functional. The Citadel Mall anchored by JC Penney with a fabulous food court and many stores to choose from is a short drive on Academy Blvd. where endless possibilities await the serious shopper. Highway 85/87, the main thoroughfare through downtown Fountain also offers fine retailers, restaurants, and fast-food.
With Colorado's pleasant four seasons, the weather allows for an active outdoor recreational lifestyle. Whether it is fishing, camping, and boating at the Pueblo Reservoir or taking advantage of the many hiking trails and parks, Mesa Ridge families will not be disappointed as the breathtaking views of Pikes Peak and Cheyenne Mountain awaiting their every-day viewing pleasure. The Cheyenne Mountain area offers North Cheyenne Canyon Park with its mountain biking and hiking trails and many picnic areas; the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, one of Colorado Springs most prized possessions with its Rocky Mountain exhibit and its very personalized giraffe exhibit; Seven Falls with its spectacular water extravaganza.
Within the community of Mesa Ridge there are several parks that offer picnic areas, sporting fields, hiking and biking trails, and playgrounds. Within the confines of the Fountain area resides Fountain Creek Regional Park with its educational nature center whose motto is: “Restoring the bond between children and nature.” Turtles sunning on a log, cormorants airing their wings and great blue herons are common wildlife sightings on the 2.5-mile park trail which encompasses one of the region's few wetlands featuring wildlife observation pavilions and informative kiosks around spring-fed ponds. White-tailed deer, lizards, toads, frogs, beaver, and muskrat also share this habitat.
Widefield District 3 serves Mesa Ridge with Webster Elementary, Janitell Junior High and Mesa Ridge High School. This school district is known as one of the best-kept secrets in Colorado! It has a distinction of outstanding teachers, students and community involvement. The high school is a supportive learning environment where every opportunity is taken to ensure that Mesa students receive a quality education with strong well-balanced programs providing a foundation for life-long learning.
For more information on Widefield District 3 visit their website at: www.wsd3.org.
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Home prices range from $150,000 to $300.000
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