Fort Carson Homes for Sale

Fort Carson, Colorado, is a United States Army installation located in El Paso County, Pueblo County, and Fremont County. It was established in 1942 after the attack on Pearl Harbor. It is named after General Christopher "Kit" Carson, a legendary Army scout in the 1800s. When the city of Colorado Springs donated land south of the city to the war department construction began. The area of Fort Carson is 8.7 square miles. The portion of Fort Carson in El Paso County is considered a census-designated place with a population of approximately 13,800. The 4th Infantry Division, the 71st Ordnance Group, the 10th Special Forces Group, the 4th Engineer Battalion, the 10th Combat Support Hospital, the 759th Military Police Battalion, the 43rd Sustainment Brigade, and the 13th Air Support Operations Squadron of the United States Air Force. It also hosts Army Reserve, Navy Reserve, and Colorado Army National Guard units. 

This military community has several exciting things to do. The 4th Infantry Division Museum offers a display of varied military vehicles outside the museum as well as historical exhibits indoors. The Cheyenne Mountain Shooting Complex is a large shooting range for those who like to get some practice in. The beautiful Rocky Mountains surround Fort Carson, which is a draw for fun and adventure. Pike National Forest has many hiking trails, camping sites, and places for cross-country skiing. Some twenty minutes from Fort Carson is the Garden of the Gods, a family-friendly National Natural Landmark with amazing 300-foot rock formations made of sandstone and formed millions of years ago. You'll find hiking, biking, rock climbing and horseback riding options at Garden of the Gods. Also, about 20 minutes from Fort Carson is the Red Rocks Amphitheatre. Large rocks surround the stage, making this popular venue for music lovers. Many well-known musical artists are booked each year to perform. And for the shoppers, The Citadel Mall is some 15 minutes away. This large mall has many big-name stores as well as a diverse selection of ethnic food options. 

The real estate in Fort Carson offers options that range from ranch style homes to multi-level newer contemporary homes. The average home has three bedrooms and a nice lawn. Fort Carson students fall in the Fountain-Fort Carson School District 8, which offers four elementary schools as well as a middle school. High school students who live on post go to Fountain-Fort Carson High School. Off post, students can attend one of the school districts in Colorado Springs. The quality homes combined with the beautiful surroundings and cultural amenities make this a must-consider destination for home buyers in the Fort Carson area. If you would like more information regarding homes for sale in Fort Carson, Colorado, please contact us today and allow us to assist you.

Fort Carson Homes for Sale

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