Colorado Springs Neighborhood Report ~ Sand Creek

Sand Creek is a newer Colorado Springs neighborhood in the Southeast part of town – just Southwest of Airport Rd. and Powers Blvd.. (Check out the MAP.) Sand Creek Elementary School is located in the NW corner of the neighborhood, and Sand Creek (the actual creek…) runs along the south and west borders of this neighborhood.

You will only find single family homes in Sand Creek. Theses homes were built from 1997-2000 by Richmond American Homes (national builder) and Keller Homes (local builder). Most of the homes are either 2-story or ranch style (one-level).

The average Sand Creek home has 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and a 2-car garage and about 2,000 sf. But some homes have as many as 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and over 2,600 sf – probably due to a finished basement.

The standard construction is wood frame and composition siding, but there are a few stucco siding homes throughout the neighborhood as well.

The Sand Creek housing market consists of homes ranging from the mid $100k’s to the upper $100k’s (for the last half of 2008).

Sand Creek neighborhood is part of Harrison School District 2, offering the following schools:

Sand Creek is located just minutes from the Colorado Springs Municipal Airport, Peterson AFB, Schriever Air Field and a short drive from Fort Carson. The shopping, restaurants and entertainment of the Powers corridor is right up the street. This neighborhood offers comfortable living, convenience and a great place to call “home” …

Posted by: Mariana Wagner – ‘Springs Realty Scoop Colorado Springs Real Estate and Monument Real Estate