Briargate is one of the foremost master-planned communities in the Colorado Springs real estate area. Building began here in the 80's and continues today with neighborhoods that set the standard as an ideal place to own a home and raise a family. Foreclosed homes in this area have been on the increase. Condo foreclosures can be found as low as 75K, while single family home foreclosures range from the low 100's to over 300K.
One of the great things about buying a foreclosed home in Briargate is that there is always something to do. Whether it’s just visiting a park with the kid’s right out the front door; or visiting some of the area’s best and newest shopping, dining and entertainment areas, Briargate is right in the heart of it all. The Chapel Hills Mall is located here and among hundreds of other shops features a Sears, Burlington Coat Factory and Dick's Sporting Goods. Shopping areas around the mall and along N. Academy blvd include the upscale Promenade Shops at Briargate, a Wal-mart and countless restaurants.
For a little fresh air, there are plenty of parks in Briargate including Rampart Park, which features a BMX track. Some of the other parks here include Ford Frick Park, Explorer Park and Fairfax Park among many others. Beyond the neighborhood, Black Forest Regional Park/Nature Preserve, Fox Run Regional Park and Ute Valley all provide many park amenities and miles of trails for mountain biking or nature walks. For an afternoon tee-time, Pine Creek Golf Club is a very organic and challenging championship course that follows the contours of the Pine Creek Valley. With a first-class clubhouse and restaurant, pro-shop, putting and chipping greens, and an elevated, target-oriented driving range, this is one of the most popular courses in the region and is located right in Briargate.
Many military families purchase foreclosed homes in Briargate as well. Not only is the south gate of the Air Force Academy within five to fifteen minutes of just about anywhere in Briargate, I-25 to the west provides an easy drive south to Fort Carson, and Powers rd to the east provides easy access to Peterson AFB and Schriever AFB.
Air Academy District 20 serves the Briargate. Accredited with Distinction, D20 is well known as one of the best districts in the state, consistently scoring high in most academic categories, and has one of the best graduation rates in the state. Some of the schools here include Liberty High School, Timberview Middle School and Frontier Elementary.
Buying a foreclosed home in Briargate is an easy decision if you consider the incredible deals, great location with shopping, entertainment as well as great schools, easy commuting and fantastic parks.
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