About West Mountains

Located mostly to the northwest of Pikes Peak, the West Mountains area offers beautiful views and mountain seclusion. Divide sits atop the 9,165 foot Ute Pass, with Florrisent to the west, Woodland Park to the northeast, and Manitou to the southeast. West Mountains real estate consists mostly of beautiful mountain homes, spacious ranches, and rustic cabins. Colorado Springs can be easily accessed via highway 24, and is between a 20 and 50 minute drive, depending on where you’re starting from. Residents living in West Mountains homes enjoy true outdoor activities like hiking, snowshoeing, hunting, camping, fishing, and more. With space to grow and be secluded, but close enough to towns that you’ll have what you need quickly, West Mountains homes for sale offer everything the more independent buyer is looking for.

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The selection of homes in West Mountains neighborhoods may be more limited, simply because they’re not quite neighborhoods. Most West Mountains real estate was created as custom homes, so they feature floor plans and amenities that meet the needs of the original owner. But don’t worry, new residents will still enjoy vaulted ceilings, large windows to take in mountain views, spacious lots (sometimes up to hundreds of acres), wood stoves, and cabin-inspired decor. Homes in West Mountains vary from the high $100s all the way up to the millions, depending on the home and acreage, so most buyers will be able to find something in their budget.

If you’re wanting more of a small town feel, Woodland Park and Manitou offer affordable, historic homes without the hustle and bustle of big city life. Made in more modern styles and often a bit smaller with less acreage, these West Mountains homes for sale will add diversity to your mountain home search. With homes ranging from 2 bed 2 bath all the way up to 5 bed 3 bath, buyers looking to purchase in these areas will have plenty of options. Different home styles and sizes makes finding a home in West Mountains easy no matter what you’re in the market for.


The large area covered by West Mountains real estate allows for buyers to choose how rural or small-town they’d like to venture. Closer to Woodland Park and Manitou, residents will find chain restaurants like McDonalds and various pizzerias along with locally owned coffee shops, bistros, breakfast restaurants, and the famous Donut Mill bakery. For all the necessities, a Wal-Mart is situated just south of Woodland Park, as well as a Safeway. Each of these is just a few minutes away from Florissant, Divide, and Ute Pass, so, while these areas offer the seclusion you’re looking for, convenience is just a short drive away.

When family visits, or if you have a day off, activity options in the West Mountains area includes the Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument, the Colorado Wolf & Wildlife Center, the Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center, the Florissant Fossil Quarry, and a lot more. Of course residents frequently take advantage of proximity to Mueller State Park where hiking, hunting, fishing, 4-wheeling, and more are all available.


Students living in West Mountains can attend schools in the surrounding communities, including the Woodland Park, Cripple Creek, and Park County School Districts, depending on the area in which their homes are located.

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