Located at the south end of the town of Colorado Springs, Fort Carson is a 138,000-acre military post that is recognized as one of the world's premiere locations to lead, train, and prepare soldiers. Military base re-alignments will bring an additional 10,000 new troops to the area in upcoming months, many of whom will be purchasing homes in the surrounding neighborhoods found in adjoining areas such as Fountain Valley, Widefield, Security, Stratmoor Hills, Stratmoor Valley and the Cheyenne Mountains District. There are no private residences on Fort Carson, only barracks and on-post housing. However, the Fort does have a very large commissary, large exchange, mall and four specialty shops. (more)
Recreation on the base includes bowling, an auto hobby club, an exercise gymnasium, tennis, swimming pools, fishing and horse stables. There is also an 18-hole golf course which utilizes GPS Systems on the golf carts and boasts a beautiful clubhouse. There are three elementary schools and one middle school on the post, run by the Fountain-Fort Carson School District. Additionally, Fort Carson has nearly 300 public, private, alternative and charter schools within driving distance.
Fort Carson's military family neighborhoods are safe, friendly and feature real estate market options for purchase of all shapes and sizes. Although Fort Carson is not an incorporated city, it is considered a part of El Paso County and is located in one of Colorado's most exciting regions. The county features both mountainous terrain and open prairie lands, which makes it a year-round sports paradise that offers hunting, fishing, camping, mountain climbing, and golf to people of all ages.
Fort Carson Housing
The marketplace surrounding Fort Carson offers a vast array of housing options in a variety of unique, family-friendly neighborhoods. Condominiums and townhouses in Fort Carson range in price from $100,000 to $300,000 and more, and are typically located in concentrated downtown areas. Two, three and four-bedroom homes in nearby towns such as Fountain, Widefield, Security, and the Stratmoor Districts range in price from the mid-$100,000s to $600,000 and up depending on size, location and amenities. (more)
Larger homes with luxurious amenities, expansive properties and views of the area can be found in the upscale neighborhoods of the Broadmoor and the Cheyenne Mountain areas. Homes here range in price from $200,000 to $3 million and higher. A select few historic properties are also available as is a wide selection of open land for custom development.
Fort Carson, Colorado Average Home Sizes and Asking Prices
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Fort Carson Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of January 26th, 2015: homes priced around $604,221 compared to $651,184 the previous week, showing a decrease of less than -8%. For Wednesday, January 28th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 3.85%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 2.95%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.30%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 4.02%. You can calculate your mortgage rate with our mortgage calculators. Get local info and homes for sale in Fort Carson CO. View active real estate listings for different types of properties including new homes, houses for sale, foreclosures, short sales, and price reduced listings. Find information and property resources including prices of recently sold homes, neighborhood information, crime stats, home values, and schools in Fort Carson to help you find the best home!