Red Rock Ranch is located west of I-25 in the TriLakes region of El Paso County. This community sits south of Highway 105 and north of Mount Herman Road. You will pass this neighborhood as you drive on 105 from Monument to Palmer Lake. Red This neighborhood is comprised of larger custom family homes on 2.5 to 5 acre lots nestled up against the front range. Many homes in this neighborhood have nice front range and city lights views, some with interesting rock outcroppings.
Red Rock Ranch is located conveniently between the towns of Monument and Palmer Lake. Residents can appreciate the quaint restaurants and lake recreation of Palmer Lake while dashing into Monument for groceries and other retail needs. Outdoor enthusiasts will appreciate the nearby trails of Mount Herman, Palmer Lake Reservoir and Monument Preserve. Red Rock Ranch is located across the highway from the popular Santa Fe Trail which runs from Palmer Lake all the way into Colorado Springs.
Homes for Sale in Red Rock Ranch were built between 1964 and 2018 with the average home built in 1994. The median home price in Red Rock Ranch is $615,000 with a median square footage of 3,600 square feet and have on average 5 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. Although there aren’t any townhomes in this area, there are a limited number of townhomes for sale in Palmer Lake and Monument.
Located in popular Lewis Palmer School District 38, students in this neighborhood are districted to Palmer Lake Elementary School and then go to to Lewis Palmer Middle School and Palmer Ridge High School. Other popular areas of TriLakes / Monument include Woodmoor, Kings Deer, Jackson Creek, High Forest Ranch and Forest View Estates.
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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.