Stratton Forest Homes for Sale
Stratton Forest homes for sale are located in the Cheyenne Mountain #12 attendance area. Homes for sale in Southwest Colorado Springs (Broadmoor area) tend to be single family homes on larger lots, with smaller and more affordable homes in the eastern part of the area closer to Ft. Carson army base.
Many Stratton Forest homes for sale have fantastic Pikes Peak or front range views and the homes in the hills behind the Broadmoor Hotel have amazing city views as well.
More About the Southwest Neighborhood
About Southwest (Broadmoor) Colorado Springs
Southwest Colorado Springs is a large and diverse area. This part of Colorado Springs is home to some of the areas most interesting and diverse features both natural and man-made.
Southwest Colorado Springs initially grew outward from the world-famous Broadmoor Hotel. In 1942 the War Department began construction of Fort Carson in the southwest area as well. Fort Carson is a major employer for the entire Pikes Peak region and brings a lot of activity and commerce to this part of town.
Southwest Colorado Springs is in two separate public school attendance areas, Cheyenne Mountain District #12 and Harrison District #2. Additionally, this area is home to the popular private Colorado Springs School. The primary zip code for this area is 80906.
People flock to this part of town for a number of reasons; natural beauty, convenience, amenities and more. Southwest Colorado Springs is a popular area with a long list of amenities and benefits.
Similar neighborhoods include: Northwest
Quick answers to your questions about the Southwest Colorado Springs Neighborhood
Where is Southwest (Broadmoor)?
Southwest or the Broadmoor area of Colorado Springs is located in the southwest corner of El Paso County. This area is south of Downtown Colorado Springs and west of I-25 and borders the front range near Norad and Cheyenne Mountain. This area is conveniently located new Ft. Carson army base and is home to the famous Broadmoor Hotel.
Schools in Southwest (Broadmoor)
The Southwest or Broadmoor area of Colorado Springs is home to 2 school districts. On the eastern edge is Harrison School District #2 closer to downtown and Ft. Carson. Harrison School District D2 has 13 elementary schools, 3 middle schools, and 2 main high schools. The western part of the Southwest (Broadmoor) area is home to Cheyenne Mountain School District #12. The Cheyenne Mtn School District #12 has 5 elementary schools as well as Cheyenne Mountain Middle School, Cheyenne Mountain High School, and The Vanguard School. Additionally, the Colorado Springs School, a private school, is located near the Broadmoor Hotel.
Weather in Southwest (Broadmoor)
The weather in Southwest Colorado Springs tends to be a little more temperate than in other parts of the Colorado Springs area due to it's lower elevation. Average highs in the winter are in the mid 40's with average lows dropping down to 18-20 degrees. Summertime temperatures average 80-85 degrees with the lows in the upper 50s. Cheyenne Canon and Cheyenne Mountain State Park are a big draw for hikers, and campers and the weather will keep you outside all year long.