Falcon Real Estate & Homes for Sale in Colorado
The cozy community of Falcon, Colorado, has positioned itself to offer a country atmosphere but be an easy commute to Schriever Air Force Base, Peterson Field, Ft. Carson, and the United States Air Force Academy. Located just 15 miles northeast of downtown Colorado Springs, Falcon was once a quiet ranching community. Today, Falcon is still undergoing development of new homes and neighborhoods, in response to the rising demand for quality living options in the area. Real estate options consist of properties on a half acre or more and homes in planned communities tailoring to a more relaxed lifestyle.
In the 1990s Falcon experienced rapid residential growth. Located minutes from the dynamic Powers corridor, Falcon residents can now enjoy an abundance of shopping, fabulous restaurants and amazing entertainment including a Cinemark Imax Theatre, the Sky Sox Baseball Stadium, and two golf courses. Other advantages of living in Falcon include its proximity to Colorado Springs and the Colorado Springs Municipal Airport. Recreational opportunities are plentiful. El Paso County in general is a favorite spot for nature enthusiasts for its hiking, skiing, fly-fishing, horseback riding, golfing and rock climbing.
Falcon is close to commercial activity yet still far enough away to offer a country feel. Falcon is perfect for people who prefer to live in a small community where the cost of land is lower and the country environment dominates. The availability of affordable homes as well as its close proximity to the military bases, shopping and entertainment makes Falcon the perfect choice. Many builders, both local and national, are now building in this popular/growing area.