The Lake of the Rockies community has expanded the TriLakes area once again. Built on Monument Lake, this community has the added convenience of being steps from downtown Monument. The community sits west of I-25 and has beautiful views of Mt. Herman, the Front Range, Monument Lake and is convenient to I-25. Homes in this community are built by Century Communities which has additional communities in Rockrimmon, Forest Meadows and Stetson Ridge.
Homes for sale in Lake of the Rockies were built from 2015 to the 2018 with the average home built in 2017. Homes average 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and 3,600 square feet and sell for approximately $112 per square foot. The lowest priced home in the neighborhood is $350,000 and homes range to over $600,000. The median home price in Lake of the Rockies is $400,000.
Monument Lake not only provides great views, but fishing, paddle boarding and kayaking area also very popular here. When the lake is full it is roughly 304.8 acre feet with a surface area of 30.7 acres. There is no swimming allowed in Monument Lake and only electric trolling motors are allowed on the lake. Monument Lake is home to rainbow trout, cutthroat trout, cutbow trout (a hybrid of cutthroat and rainbow), catfish, perch, blue gill, pike and small mouth bass. There also might be large-mouth bass. For the stocking schedule, you can call the Department of Wildlife.
Students living in Lake of the Rockies are districted to award winning Lewis Palmer School District 38. Nearby in Palmer Lake is Palmer Lake Elementary School. Students currently attend Lewis Palmer Middle School and Palmer Ridge 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 also found in Forest Lakes, and Sanctuary Pointe.
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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.