Manitou Springs is located 6.5 miles west of Colorado Springs/ along U.S Highway 24 and lies at the base of Pikes Peak. "Manitou" is the Native American word for "spirit" and this community has more than its share. This beautiful mountain town combines the natural scenery with a thriving main street alive with a variety of art galleries, pubs, shopping, and dining establishments. Manitou Springs offers predominantly a mix of small ranchers and turn-of-the-century Victorian homes.
Tourists flock year round to Manitou Springs to take advantage of the wide range of outdoor activities such as hiking, mountain biking, golfing and horseback riding. Cave of the Winds, Pikes Peak Cog Railroad, Miramont Castle and the Cliff Dwellings Museum are also popular tourist attractions. A short drive to the Garden of the Gods puts Manitou Springs at the center of it all. The local art spearheaded by the Spring Arts Council offers art enthusiasts dozens of art galleries in this small, historic town.
Many of its residents are treated to annual events such as the Emma Crawford Festival & Memorial Coffin Race and the Pikes Peak Marathon.
Affordable housing (median sale price in 2010 was 255,000), a variety of housing options and outdoor recreation makes Manitou Springs an attractive find for many homeowners. Home to the Manitou Springs School District #14 some of the major neighborhoods include Crystal Hills, Crystal Park and Manitou Mesa. Going west on Hwy 24 towards Woodland Park you will pass scenic, hillside homes in Cascade, Chipita Park, Green Mountain Falls, and Crystola (Ute Pass).
To learn more about Manitou Springs and its specific neighborhoods, amenities and fantastic homes for sale, be sure to contact Elizabeth Palmer at 719-650-4158. As an expert in Manitou Spring's real estate market, Elizabeth is enthusiastic about welcoming new residents to this incredible community by helping them find the right home at the right price. Be sure to contact Elizabeth today for all of your Manitou Springs real estate needs!
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