Forest Lakes is one of the newer neighborhoods in the TriLakes / Monument area. This area of new construction sits off of Baptist Road west of I-25 and is centered around some beautiful scenery. This master planned community has an interconnecting system of public and private trails, a neighborhood park, outdoor amphitheater, and 450 dazzling acres of open space—including two gorgeous community lakes. Forest Lakes is divided up into several communities, Bristlecone at Forest Lakes, Pinons at Forest Lakes and The Estates at Forest Lakes.
Homes for sale in Forest Lakes were built from 2016 to the present day with the average home built in 2017. Homes average 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and 3,400 square feet and sell for approximately $148 per square foot. The lowest priced home in the neighborhood is $400,000 and homes range up to $1,000,000.
Situated north of the Bristlecone Lake is the neighborhood of Bristlecone at Forest Lakes. Built exclusively by Classic Homes, this neighborhood has a total of 71 new construction homes, each constructed on an 80-foot wide homesite. Eight additional acreage estate homesites will also be developed. Overlooking Pinon Lake as you enter the community of Forest Lakes, is the neighborhood of the Pinons. This neighborhood features the third release of homes in the Forest Lakes master planned community, offering up to 163 new construction homes built on 50-foot wide homesites. All homes in the Pinons are crafted exclusively by Classic Homes. The Estates at Forest Lakes is comprised of thirty-three luxury custom home sites and lots ranging from one to five acres. These properties will enjoy sunny, south-facing slopes, a lush variety of native vegetation, and astounding views of Bristlecone Lake, Pike National Forest, and Rampart Range.
Students living in this neighborhood are districted to award winning Lewis Palmer School District 38. Nearby in Jackson Creek is Bear Creek Elementary located on Leather Chaps Drive. Bear Creek was once a middle school and with the rise of people moving to the TriLakes area, may transition back to a middle school in the upcoming years. Students currently attend Lewis Palmer Middle School and Lewis Palmer High School.
Other areas of TriLakes / Monument include Woodmoor, Kings Deer, Palmer Lake, High Forest Ranch, Red Rock Ranch and Forest View Estates. New construction in Monument, Co can be found in Sanctuary Pointe, and Lake of the Rockies.
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About Monument, Colorado
The Monument Colorado Springs area (also known as TriLakes) is located at the northern edge of El Paso, County Colorado. Approximately 20 minutes north of Colorado Springs and 50 minutes south of Denver in Monument, Colorado. The zip code is 80132 in Monument and 80133 in Palmer Lake. Students in this area attend the Lewis Palmer School District 38.
The Monument area encompasses two municipalities, the City of Monument and the Town of Palmer Lake. There are actually three lakes in the area, Palmer Lake is located in the Town of Palmer Lake; Monument Lake is located in the town of Monument, and Lake Woodmoor is located in the Woodmoor subdivision which is just outside the city limits of Monument.
This area has seen sporadic growth and development since the mid-1800’s. Palmer Lake was originally a refueling stop on the Santa Fe railroad, while the Town of Monument grew from a ranching community into what is currently a large suburb between the two largest cities in the State.
People live in the Monument Colorado Springs area primarily because the area feels like Colorado. There are towering Ponderosa Pines and views of the Front Range. Additionally, this area provides easy access to both Colorado Springs and Denver.
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Where is Monument CO?
Monument Colorado is located at the northern edge of El Paso County. This area has many homes nestled in the Ponderosa Pines with beautiful mountain views. The Monument area covers approximately 51 square miles and has an average elevation of 7200 feet. The area has a similar feel to the Black Forest with more shopping and dining opportunities. New homes in Monument can be found in Promontory Pointe, Forest Lakes and Lake of the Rockies.
Schools in Monument CO
The Monument area is located in the Lewis Palmer District #38 attendance area. This district offers a wide range of programs and resources and is a great choice for families moving to the area. LPSD 38 has 5 elementary schools, 1 middle school; Lewis Palmer Middle School, 2 high schools; Palmer Ridge High School and Lewis Palmer High School, 1 charter school; Monument Academy as well as private and home school options.
Weather in Monument Colorado
The weather in Monument Colorado tends to be a little more extreme than in other parts of the Colorado Springs area due to it’s higher elevation. Average highs in the winter are in the upper 30’s with average lows dropping down to 15-20 degrees. Summertime temperatures average 80-83 degrees with the lows in the 50s. The treed areas usually experience more snow during the winter than areas located further south, but the area is hard to beat for beautiful views, gorgeous homes and a reasonable commute to Denver.