Fort Carson is known as the Army’s Mountain Post. It is home to the 2nd and 3rd Brigade Combats Teams of the 4th Infantry Division, the 71st Ordnance Group, the 10th Special Forces Group, the 1st US Army Training Support Division – West and the 43rd Area Support Group.
Established in 1942, Colorado Springs purchased the land and donated it to the War Department. Since then it’s become recognized as one of the world’s premier training locations. Troops and families stationed here love the location and range of activities offered by Colorado Springs and the Rocky Mountains.
When relocating to Fort Carson, most members choose to live in the neighborhoods of Cheyenne Mountain, Fountain, Security/Widefield, Central Colorado Springs and the Powers Corridor. Commute times are 5-35 minutes from these areas.
Fort Carson Homes for Sale
Due to its locations and affordable housing, Fountain is one of the most popular choices for a Fort Carson Relocation. Directly across I-25 from the base, Fountain is a growing community. Retail shopping and popular chain restaurants have come into the area, adding to its appeal. Commute times from Fort Carson range from 10-20 minutes.
Cheyene Mountain is on the west side of Colorado Springs, just north of Post. It’s highly acclaimed school system, District-12 and outdoor activities of hiking, mountain biking, and wildlife makes it another popular choice for Fort Carson Real Estate. There are townhome and condo opportunities for the first time homebuyer in addition to the single family homes targeted to the middle-income family. Travel times from the Cheyene Mountain community are 10-20 minutes.
Central Colorado Springs
Central Colorado Springs is off the beaten path of many Fort Carson buyers and is one of the best-kept secrets in the area. You can find affordable housing, charming older homes and the social scene of Downtown Colorado Springs here. This community also features mature landscaping with lots of tree-lined streets and a friendly atmosphere. The commute to Fort Carson ranges from 15-35 minutes.
As Colorado Springs continues to grow east, the homes on Powers Blvd are becoming a mainstream housing location. It has the city’s largest concentration of retail shopping, restaurants, and entertainment. If you’re looking to be in the highest traffic area of the city and you’re willing to make the commute, Powers Corridor should be on your list of Fort Carson Homes for Sale. Commuting from Powers takes 20-35 minutes.