Palmer Lake Colorado is a quaint town on the west side of I25 northwest of Monument. This community has a long, proud history in the region. Palmer Lake was critical to the railroad industry because the steam trains had to take on water as they crested the Palmer Divide. The lake was the only natural water supply available on a year-round basis. Palmer Lake CO also became known for ice farming, fox farms, sawmills, Angora rabbit raising, dry-land potato and grain farming.

Today, this community is a popular place for lake recreation and Colorado Springs residents seeking a delicious meal in a scenic town. Palmer Lake restaurants range from fancy to biker bar, but a stop at the ice cream shop is always a must.

Homes for Sale in Palmer Lake CO include a variety of home types including old historic towns as well as newer construction. The median home price in Palmer Lake is just under $200,000 with a median square footage of 2,000 square feet. There are also a limited number of townhomes for sale in Palmer Lake as well.

The town is centered around the lake which is popular for fishing, water sports, birthday parties and Sunday afternoons with several restaurants and small businesses within walking distance. There are also popular trails nearby including the hike to Palmer Lake Reservoir.

Located in popular Lewis Palmer School District 38, Palmer Lake has its own elementary school and then students come into Monument for the Middle School and High School. Other areas of TriLakes / Monument include Woodmoor, Kings Deer, Jackson Creek, High Forest Ranch, Red Rock Ranch and Forest View Estates

New construction near this area in Monument, Co is located in Forest Lakes, Lake of the Rockies and Sanctuary Pointe.

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495 High Street Palmer Lake Colorado 80133

4Bedroom(s)
3Bathroom(s)
2Parking(s)
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2,288Sqft
LOCATION & VIEWS combined w/ a quality CUSTOM home! Build your CUSTOM dream home w/in the highly coveted Palmer Lake area situated on over a 1/4 acre corner lot w/ stunning views!! The builder has a ranch w/ a walk-out basement in mind as seen by the floor plan renderings w/in the listing photos and looks forward to entertaining the wants and needs of the Buyer to make it your perfect home.
$559,000

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171 Shady Lane Palmer Lake Colorado 80133

3Bedroom(s)
2Bathroom(s)
28Picture(s)
1,610Sqft
Heavenly mountain cottage in the tall, tall trees of Glen Park! This timeless 2-story home is swimming with natural light and positive energy! You will notice a great use of space in this floor plan with living/dining room, kitchen, laundry & 3/4 bath, plus a bonus room that could be a family room, master suite, office or gym all on the main level! Upper level has 3 beds, a full bath &
$435,000

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0 Glenway Drive Palmer Lake Colorado 80133

18Picture(s)
0.50Acre
Beautiful lots available with mountain backdrop. Adjacent to the historic Estemere Mansion, the crown jewel of Palmer Lake! Walk to Palmer Lake Elementary School, downtown Palmer Lake shops, cafes, and Palmer Lake Park and Resevoir! Minutes to the Palmer Lake Reservoir Trail Trailhead! Prime location in VERY desirable quaint, mountain town! PALMER LAKE STAR IS VISIBLE FROM LOTS.
$430,000

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Park Street Palmer Lake Colorado 80133

15Picture(s)
1.17Acre
One+ acre w/lots of trees, rock formations & beautiful views of lake and town. Cul-de-sac location in town on west side of Palmer Lake. Closernenough to bike to restaurants or over to lake to do some fishing or have the kids play at the park. Want to hike; the reservoir is up the hill. Buildrnyour home to view of 4th of July fireworks w/o having to deal with all the traffic.
$185,000

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0 Fowler Branch Palmer Lake Colorado 80133

2Picture(s)
0.37Acre
Picturesque setting in the great Glen Park neighborhood! Live in the middle of glorious towering pines! Build your Colorado dream home, a tiny home or an income-producing vacation rental! Palmer Lake is an up-and-coming destination location boasting unlimited year-round outdoor recreation with 2 reservoirs, a natural spring-fed lake, 4 mountains, 2 creeks and endless forest right outside your d
$89,000

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0 Meadow Lane Palmer Lake Colorado 80133

9Picture(s)
0.28Acre
Welcome to picturesque Palmer Lake! Tranquil country setting close to town on a freshly paved, barely-traveled road! No covenants, HOA or restrictions regarding size minimums or exterior finishes...your land, your home style! Whether your dream home is a tiny home, a luxury home, or a modular home...
$70,000
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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.

    Similar neighborhoods include: Black Forest, CO and Peyton, CO

    Quick Facts

    Quick answers to your questions about the TriLakes / Monument Colorado Springs Neighborhood

    Monument / TriLakes Area Statistics

    Monument / TriLakes Zip Code

    80132, 80133

    Monument / TriLakes Elevation

    7223

    Monument / TriLakes Population

    24,637

    Monument / TriLakes Size (area)

    51 sq mi

    Monument / TriLakes School District

    D-38

    Monument / TriLakes Average Lot Size

    1.3 acres

    Monument / TriLakes Commute Time

    28 minutes

    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.

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