Colorado Springs Neighborhood Report – Fairfax in Briargate

Fairfax is a mature Northeast Colorado Springs neighborhood, and is located in Briargate.

Northern Boundary:   Research Parkway
Eastern Boundary:   Powers Boulevard
Southern Boundary:   Woodmen
Western Boundary:   Austin Bluffs

Fairfax, Briargate Real Estate

Average Active List Price for homes for sale in Fairfax, Briargate, Colorado Springs is about $225,000 with a 98% List Price to Sell Price Ratio and a fair mix of homeowners and renters.

Homes in this neighborhood were built anywhere from the mid 1980’s to the late 1990’s. One newer adjacent part (Woodmen Pointe) has homes that were just completed in 2006.

Home styles in Fairfax include Ranchers with basements, Tri-Levels with basements and 2- story homes with basements. Home sizes are in the 1,800 sf to the 2,200 sf range, and most homes have a 2-car attached garage.

Schools in Fairfax – Briargate, Colorado Springs

School District: Academy School District 20: www.d20.co.edu
Academy School District 20 Boundary Map

Prairie Hills Elementary (grades k – 5)
8025 Telegraph Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80920
Phone: 719.234.5100   Fax: (719) 234-5199

Prairie Hills Website

Start End Buses Depart A.M. Kindergarten P.M. Kindergarten
8:25 a.m. 3:30 p.m. 3:37 p.m. 8:25 – 11:30 a.m. 12:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Timberview Middle School (grades 6 – 8)
8680 Scarborough Drive,  Colorado Springs, CO 80920
Located in the neighborhood just North of Fairfax
Phone: 719.234.3600 Fax : (719) 234-3799
School Hours – 7:25am ~ 2:15pm

Timberview MS Website

Liberty High School (grades 9 – 12)
8720 Scarborough Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80920
Located in the neighborhood just North of Fairfax
Phone: 719.234.2200  Fax: (719) 234-2399
School Hours: 7:10 a.m.~ 2:10 p.m.

Liberty HS Website

Fairfax Parks and Green Areas

Fairfax Park
Amenities:  Baseball Diamond, Basketball Court, Large Playground, Grassy Areas, Small Pavilion.
Location:  On the corners of Telegraph and Scarborough/ Braddock
This large park is adjacent to Prairie Hills Elementary School, which offers 3 more playgrounds!

Frank Costello Park
Amenities:  Grassy Areas, Playground, Baseball Diamond and Basketball Court
Location: On Potomac, between Watervalley and Stable.
This is the park that can be seen from Powers Boulevard.

Buckskin Charlie Park
Amenities:  Grassy Areas, Baseball Diamond, Playground, Basketball Court, Small Pavillion, Picnic Tables
Location: On the corner of Scarborough and Stillwell