Pleasant Valley Neighborhood Information
The Colorado Springs real estate area of Pleasant Valley is nestled in the foothills on the Westside of Colorado Springs. This quaint and friendly neighborhood is one of Colorado Springs hidden gems. With large mature landscaped yards, and tree lined streets, the Pleasant Valley neighborhood borders portions of Garden of the Gods Park. This highly desirable neighborhood is popular for outdoor enthusiasts who want access to the most popular natural attraction in our region. The Garden of the Gods Park is practically in the back yard of Pleasant Valley! Garden of the Gods Park offers natural beauty as well as an outstanding trails system. Hiking, mountain biking, rock climbing and horseback riding are enjoyed by many park visitors. Homes for sale in Pleasant Valley were built primarily during the 1950's and 1960's. The majority of the homes are ranchers with approximate square footage ranging from 1500 to 3000. The Pleasant Valley neighborhood is part of the greater Westside neighborhood of Colorado Springs. The Westside is a historic and architecturally eclectic area that includes Old Colorado City and Manitou Springs.
The Westside and the Pleasant Valley neighborhood have quick access to Highway 24. Hwy 24 is the gateway to the mountains and the western region of the state of Colorado. It offers direct routes to Woodland Park and Cripple Creek. The highway also leads to the back route to Summit County, Breckenridge and some of the best ski resorts Colorado has to offer. Residents in this neighborhood enjoy an ideal central location for both Colorado Springs and Colorado mountain access.
Nearby Pleasant Valley, and on the Westside, local attractions include the famous Glen Eyrie Castle, home of General William Jackson Palmer, the founder of Colorado Springs. Other Westside areas of interest include the Garden of the Gods Visitors Center, Garden of the Gods Trading Post, Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site, Cave of the Winds, Manitou Springs, Old Colorado City, The Cog Railway, Miramont Castle, Seven Falls, the Flying W Ranch and the world famous Broadmoor Hotel.
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