This search is from I-25 west to Ute Pass and south to Highway 24. It includes Manitou Springs, Chipita Park, Cascade, Cedar Heights, Garden of the Gods, Kissing Camels, and Pleasant Valley. From downtown Colorado Springs, aim for the mountains or Garden of the Gods, and you will soon discover a variety of great neighborhoods. Locals and tourists alike are drawn to foothills. Not surprisingly, homes on the west side of I-25 area always in high demand and often in short supply. But for those persistent enough to wait, the WestSide offers a brought range of housing options, ranging from historic bungalows in the working class neighborhoods of Old Colorado city to the multi-million dollar custom homes of the prestigious Kissing Camels area, and trendy lofts in the heart of touristy, Manitou Springs. Manitou is an eclectic artist’s colony and bastion of creativity and small-town charm. With dwellings stationed along narrow streets up steep hillsides, parking is scarce and so are flat yards. The legendary Manitou Incline Trail, where the old cog railway line used to run, is such a popular hiking and runner's destination that it has its own app to aid athletes as they master the mountainside. The Old Colorado City historic district dates back to the Gold Rush where it was originally a supply hub for the miners. A fresh wave of growth brought on by the tuberculosis epidemic drew made the area famous as a treatment center for TB. The fresh air and sunshine were thought to help patients in their recovery, leading to the popularity of "sleeping porches.” The historic shopping district is a tourist destination today, featuring dozens of art galleries, boutiques, restaurants and special attractions.
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PPAR-PPMLS data last updated at December 10, 2017 4:21 PM MT