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Black Forest Colorado Springs

About Black Forest, Colorado

When viewed from the summit of Pikes Peak, the Black Forest looks like a large black mass. Hence the name “Black Forest”. Since much of this area is located in unincorporated El Paso County many of the homes in the area rely on well and septic for water and sewer. The major zip code in Black Forest Colorado Springs is 80908 and the area is home to the Black Forest Regional Park.

People generally live in the Black Forest because they are seeking privacy, love the trees or want to have their horses close by. Whatever the reason, this area is very popular. The Black Forest is so large it covers several school districts; Academy School District 20Falcon School District 49 and Lewis Palmer School District 38.

In the summer of 2013, this area suffered the Black Forest Fire, a massive wildfire which burned thousands of acres and destroyed almost 500 homes. The rebuilding of this area has already started and this is a great area to consider for building a new home. Black Forest, Colorado is a great place to look to build a new home or search for land for sale.

Similar neighborhoods include: Monument, COPeyton, CO and Falcon, CO.

Quick Facts

Quick answers to your questions about the Black Forest in Colorado Springs

Black Forest Area Statistics

Black Forest Zip Code

80908

Black Forest Elevation

7379

Black Forest Population

13,069

Black Forest Size (area)

127 sq mi

Black Forest School District

D-20, D-49, D-38

Black Forest Average Lot Size

7.23 acres

Black Forest Commute Time

26 minutes

Where is Black Forest CO?

The Black Forest area of Colorado Springs is a large area located in the northeast part of El Paso County. The area covers approximately 125 square miles and is at an average elevation of 7300 feet in elevation. The northern border is Douglas County while the southern border extends down to Woodmen Road. The homes in this area are on heavily treed acreage with an average lot size of over 7 acres.

Schools in Black Forest

The Black Forest is so large it has three separate school district attendance areas. Academy School District #20 covers residences in the southern and western areas, Falcon School District #49 on the eastern edge and Lewis Palmer School District #38 in the north-western area.

Weather Black Forest CO

The weather in the Black Forest 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 more west and south, but the spring, summer, and fall are just as lovely as the greater Pikes Peak region.

Black Forest Real Estate Statistics

% of Housing Occupied (vs Vacant) in Black Forest Colorado Springs

95%

% Owners Occupied (vs Rentals) in Black Forest Colorado Springs

91%

% Residents w/ >High School Education in Black Forest Colorado Springs

58%

% Residents w/Income >$100,000 in Black Forest Colorado Springs

53%

% Residents Employed (vs. Unemployed, Not in Labor Force) in Black Forest Colorado Springs

61%

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Black Forest Real Estate Statistics for October 2019

Black Forest Median Sales Price

$497,500

Black Forest Days on Market

36 days

Black Forest # of Homes Sold

34 homes

Black Forest Median List Price

$507,450

Black Forest Median Sq Ft

3,456

Black Forest Sales Price/Sq Ft

$151

Real Estate Statistics based on information from the Pikes Peak REALTOR® Services Corp. (“RSC”), for the corresponding period. RSC does not guarantee or is in any way responsible for its accuracy. Data maintained by RSC may not reflect all real estate activity in the market. Demographic data courtesy of the 2010 Census and 2015 American Community Survey. 

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Black Forest Homes for Sale

Homes in the Black Forest cover a range of prices from $300,000 to over $1 million in areas like Cathedral Pines. Most homes have acreage, and it is common to have horses and other livestock in this area. Some new builds are the result of rebuilding after the 2013 Black Forest Fire.

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Residential For Sale

14065 Highway 83 Colorado Springs Colorado 80921

7Bedroom(s)
9Bathroom(s)
7Parking(s)
35Picture(s)
13,555Sqft
Southard Star Ranch: a stately, distinctive estate withstands the whims of time. Dramatic Pikes Peak views. Influenced by Pennsylvania Dutch style, this is the experience of living well- both grand & unpretentious, breathtaking yet welcoming, imposing yet warm. Interiors harmonize with the majestic setting, reflected in reclaimed antique chestnut floors & solid beams.
$8,750,000

Residential For Sale

12795 Oak Cliff Way Colorado Springs Colorado 80908

6Bedroom(s)
8Bathroom(s)
6Parking(s)
34Picture(s)
14,431Sqft
Nestled amidst the pines on 19 secluded acres, this magical, one of a kind estate offers the peace, privacy and beauty of a Tuscan villa, with breathtaking views of Pikes Peak and the surrounding mountain vistas. No expense was spared in creating this architectural masterpiece, which exudes quality, character and elegance.
$6,500,000

Residential For Sale

14345 Millhaven Place Colorado Springs Colorado 80908

8Bedroom(s)
11Bathroom(s)
6Parking(s)
35Picture(s)
15,643Sqft
Exquisite, custom designed home nestled among the iconic Ponderosa pines of the Black Forest. This estate is one of Cathedral Pines most unique homes, blending grand living with warmth and privacy. Stunning two-story foyer showcases a floor to ceiling waterfall. Open floor plan flows effortlessly with amazing light filled interior courtyard at the center of it all.
$4,900,000

Residential For Sale

12735 Bridle Bit Road Colorado Springs Colorado 80908

4Bedroom(s)
10Bathroom(s)
4Parking(s)
36Picture(s)
11,113Sqft
Welcome to a spectacular residence, influenced by Frank Lloyd Wright’s Prairie Style of architecture, where homes are made to mimic their expansive landscape. While the pictures are magnificent, experiencing the home itself is something much more. With an indoor lap pool, tennis court, and wine cellar, practicality is paired with earthy aesthetics – as if the outdoors was invited in.
$2,495,000

Residential For Sale

8555 Rope Horse Point Colorado Springs Colorado 80908

4Bedroom(s)
5Bathroom(s)
4Parking(s)
37Picture(s)
5,890Sqft
The Bar Diamond X Ranch is a 60 +/- acre property with a beautiful 5,900 sq. ft. ranch-style stucco & stone home. Improvements include: a 7-stall horse barn, large indoor heated arena, & an outdoor arena. The property is a turnkey horse lover’s paradise. The house has many extras including: a 1300 sq. ft. 4-car, heated garage. The home has fantastic views of the Front Range.
$1,990,000

Residential For Sale

15290 Shortwall Drive Colorado Springs Colorado 80908

5Bedroom(s)
6Bathroom(s)
4Parking(s)
40Picture(s)
6,278Sqft
Live Your Best Colorado Life in this Mountain Contemporary Award-Winning 2019 Parade Home by Alliance Builders in prestigious Flying Horse North. Nestled among 3.27 acres, the lot provides a perfect blend of mature pines, natural sunlight & open space where the Pikes Peak Views are stunning.
$1,887,400

Residential For Sale

4135 Foxchase Way Colorado Springs Colorado 80908

5Bedroom(s)
7Bathroom(s)
4Parking(s)
40Picture(s)
6,057Sqft
Views, location, energy efficiency, outdoor living--this home has it all! Unobstructed Pikes Peak views welcome you to this custom walkout ranch residing on 2.53 acres in Cathedral Pines blending the beauty of mountain modern design w/ state-of-the-art geothermal & solar.
$1,450,000

Residential For Sale

11781 Smokey Hill Grove Colorado Springs Colorado 80908

5Bedroom(s)
4Bathroom(s)
4Parking(s)
39Picture(s)
4,875Sqft
Luxury meets relaxed comfort in this custom rancher on beautiful serene acreage. Perfect layout with every amenity. Separate guest quarters with Portico is ideal for guests. Incredible patio with stacked stone pillars and Pergola is a tranquil setting for morning coffee or savvy spot for evening parties as the breeze floats thru the lit terrace.
$1,397,000

Residential For Sale

12900 Murphy Road Elbert Colorado 80106

4Bedroom(s)
3Bathroom(s)
3Parking(s)
36Picture(s)
4,499Sqft
This jaw-dropping 40 acre lot has an incredible amount to offer! This unique property could be an income-producing investment. There are multiple detached living quarters including a duplex and a manufactured home, two of which are tenant occupied. This property includes an impressive animal boarding facility.
$1,300,000

Residential For Sale

11615 Vollmer Road Colorado Springs Colorado 80908

3Bedroom(s)
6Bathroom(s)
7Parking(s)
36Picture(s)
9,120Sqft
NEW PRICE This is an amazing property with so many features even and indoor pool. Over 9100 square feet with an indoor pool hot tub and steam sauna on the ground level. Large windows throughout the house for plenty of natural light. Custom open kitchen that walks out to large deck off of the back of the house with plenty of room for entertaining family and guess.
$1,300,000

Income For Sale

12900 Murphy Road Elbert Colorado 80106

36Picture(s)
40Acre
This jaw-dropping 40 acre lot has an incredible amount to offer! This unique property could be an income-producing investment. There are multiple detached living quarters including a duplex and a manufactured home, two of which are tenant occupied. This property includes an impressive animal boarding facility.
$1,300,000

Residential For Sale

11575 Milford Road Black Forest Colorado 80106

4Bedroom(s)
5Bathroom(s)
5Parking(s)
33Picture(s)
5,736Sqft
Amazing Black Forest estate on manicured treed 8+ acres. Beautiful water fall and pond greet you as you enter the home. Huge covered front porch at the entry. 5 car garage with 5736 square feet of custom comfort. 4 bedrooms, 4 baths with 3 Master Suites. Open floor plan with the ultimate gourmet kitchen. Home is functional and beautiful.
$1,195,000
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