Find a growing, active community when you search Falcon homes. The community is about 14 miles northeast of Colorado Springs, making it a great choice for people who work in the city but want peace and quiet at home. Falcon was a booming railroad town, then a ranching community. Since the 1990s, it has experienced rapid growth. As you research Falcon real estate, you’ll find a mix of carefully maintained older homes in established neighborhoods, as well as new construction in more recently-developed areas. Large yards are common in Falcon homes, and some are zoned in large parcels, a legacy of the ranching days.
Falcon School District 49 is the local public school district. It contains 11 elementary schools, three middle schools, and three high schools. There are also several charter schools and a robust homeschooling program. Students can participate in specialized programs, including classical education, technology education, and college prep. High Prairie Library is part of the Pikes Peak Library District. It offers programs for kids, teens, and adults, as well as laptop computer lending and a seed library for local gardeners.
Falcon is a great place to live for people who love being outside. A nine-mile section of Rock Island Trail runs through Falcon. It’s ideal for walking, biking, skating, and horseback riding. The trail is parallel to US-24, on the old Chicago and Rock Island Railroad line and connects Falcon to Peyton. Antler Creek Golf Course is another local favorite. It offers affordable rates and a course that is fun for both beginners and experienced golfers. Rick Phelps designed the course, which is Colorado’s longest, at 8,000 feet. Colorado Avid Golfer named it the best new course in the state when it opened in 2004.
You’ll also find plenty of everyday necessities in Falcon. There’s a Walmart Supercenter, Safeway, and several banks. You’ll also find several local restaurants, as well as national chains.
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