Colorado Springs Neighborhood Report ~ Kissing Camels
One of the only neighborhoods in Colorado Springs where custom home prices can reach almost $2 Million Dollars … Kissing Camels. Located in the western part of Colorado Springs, Kissing Camels is a manned and gated community that overlooks Garden of the Gods and offers uncompromising views of Pikes Peak and the Rocky Mountains. Nearly every home in Kissing Camels boasts Million Dollar views …
Kissing Camels is located between Fillmore and Garden of the Gods Road, just off Mesa Drive, on the west side of town.
Kissing Camels HOA Information:
Attn: Michelle Green
(719) 389-0700 Fax: (303) 980-0576
Why is it called Kissing Camels? Well, the views from this neighborhood are of Pikes Peak and Garden of the Gods. One feature of the Garden of the Gods is a rock formation that looks like 2 camels … kissing. Thus the name “Kissing Camels”.
Just across from the Garden of the Gods Club, is the entry to Kissing Camels.There is a 24-Hour guard manning the gated entrance and they are more than happy to direct you to wherever you need to go within the community. Just inside the gate, you will travel east, down a tree-lined street and through the Kissing Camels Golf Course. This has to be one of the most beautiful golf courses in Colorado – mature trees and breath-taking vews of the Garden of the Gods and Pikes Peak – and eastern city views as well!
The Kissing Camels Golf Course was built in 1961 and was designed by J. Press Maxwell and Mark Raithert. It is a 27-Hole Regulation PRIVATE Golf Course that is open year round. Tee times are available 3-Days in advance and there is a relatively strict dress code – No denim or spiked shoes and collared shirts are required. For more information on the Kissing Camels Golf Course, please call: (719) 632-5541
Kissing Camels Real Estate:
Anyone who owns property in Kissing Camels gets a membership to the Kissing Camels Rec Center – which offers playgrounds, pools, tennis courts and other recreation options.
Homes prices in Kissing Camels are indescriminate to housing type – meaning: Town homes, Patio Homes and Single Family Homes are all commanding top dollar, depending on their placement in the community. The fully custom homes in Kissing Camels are absolutely GORGEOUS … Boasting extensive outdoor living space and, of course, views to die for.
However, there IS one area of condos and town homes, in the eastern part of the community that definitely offers the least expensive way to live in Kissing Camels, as these homes are actually priced from the mid $100k’s to the mid $200k’s!
The rest of the community consists of town homes, patio homes and custom homes that sit on the golf course and boast awesome views. The current asking prices on these homes in Kissing Camels are from $300,000 all the way to $1,850,000. And with views like these in a community like this, they are worth every penny.
The Kissing Camels Community started being built in the 1960’s (after the golf course was built) and custom homes are still being built today. In fact, there are 6 (roughly) half acre lots available from $450,000 to $595,000.
Important Note: To visit any of the available homes in Kissing Camels, you MUST be accompanied by either your builder or real estate agent. The community does not allow unrepresented people to wander around. Call us for details:
Posted By: Mariana Wagner – Wagner iTeam
Colorado Springs Kissing Camels Real Estate