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    Fort Carson Homes for Sale with Great Outdoor Spaces

    Every now and then, military families get lucky and have an in-demand duty station come their way. Fort Carson, Colorado, is one of those exceptional locations. From the landscape to the multitude of outdoor activities, there are enough recreation experiences to fill anyone’s bucket list.

    But, you’ll need a place to call home first! Check out these picks for MilitaryByOwner’s homes of the week. All are for sale and offer the quintessential Colorado outdoor living opportunities. Take a look!

    Fort Carson Homes with Great Outdoor Spaces

    Fort Carson Homes for Sale with Great Outdoor Spaces

    1) Move-In Ready with Room to Spare

    11363 Mt. Gateway Drive - Peyton, CO 80831

    MilitaryByOwner Listing MBO1436569

    For Sale: $629,000

    Gateway Drive Exterior

    Some families come to Colorado with one thing on their mind: how to spend more time outside. Look no further than the back yard of this custom property. Move-in ready landscaping and a perfectly designed entertainment space will have you and your family relaxing and enjoying each season outdoors. 

    With over an acre sized lot, there’s more than enough opportunity for kids and pets to play while the adults cozy up by the fire or lounge in the hot tub. Two separate gathering spots in the back are ideal when a house full of friends and family come to visit for holiday celebrations or casual barbecues. 

    Gateway Backyard

    Speaking of guests, there’s plenty of availability to spare for overnighters. Four bedrooms should take care of any guest needs, and you'll also find a wide open, fully finished basement and game room for temporary sleeping arrangements. 

    The interior of the home is handsomely outfitted with neutral colors and finishes, soaring ceilings, and natural light. The combined amenities inside and out make this property difficult to pass by.


    2) Mountain Views and Easy Hiking Access

    2122 Lost Quail Point - Colorado Springs, CO 80904

    MilitaryByOwner Listing MBO1435532

    For Sale: $499,900

    For Rent: $2,500/mo.

    Lost Quail Point Exterior

    When people envision moving out west, many have images of mountain tops running through their thoughts. Look no further; not only will the skyline views from this home take your breath away, but the valley below holds spectacular snapshots of the Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center. With these natural wonder scenes in sight, the back deck will be your favorite new entertainment and relaxation destination. 

    Lost Quail Point Back Yard

    Even casual outdoor enthusiasts will be thrilled to have walking access to Bear Creek Park and Red Rock Canyon Open Space. Easy entry to a new trail each day is a hiker's dream. Don’t worry, however, all of this proximity to nature doesn’t come at a cost to commute time, which is only 30 minutes to the Air Force Academy and less than 10 miles to Fort Carson, Peterson AFB, and Cheyenne Mountain Air Station.  

    This home was built in 2017 and has every modern update a renter or buyer could ask for to be considered move-in ready, including a very convenient wine cellar! 


    3) Golf Course Community Home

    9715 Pleasanton Dr - Colorado Springs, CO 80920

    MilitaryByOwner Listing MBO467618

    For Sale: $555,000

    Pleasanton Drive Exterior

    A home located on a corner, in a golf course community, provides plenty of ways to enjoy the fresh air. The spacious lot accommodates fun after-school activities at home, but nearby play areas, school yards, and walking trails extend endless adventures to families. Even the dog gets to be included in the fun, because an underground fence keeps him safely at home! 

    The back deck welcomes guests for a grilled dinner, but the vistas in distance keep friends and family lingering while enjoying pleasant evenings. 

    Pleasanton Drive Backyard

    Stepping inside, the wide open feeling continues. Picturesque views, streaming natural light, and large living areas flow within. Large families will feel comfortable, with four bedrooms and a separate playroom. A convenient upstairs laundry keeps housekeeping simple. The master suite allows parents to have a comfortable getaway to call their own. 

    The natural gas fireplace adds extra ambiance, whether watching a football game or hosting a housewarming party. 


    4) Spacious Home with Views of Pikes Peak

    4341 Round Hill Drive - Colorado Springs, CO 80922

    MilitaryByOwner Listing MBO467227

    Price: $349,900

    Round Hill Drive Exterior

    Here’s another amazing example of how to take advantage of the Colorado lifestyle!

    A welcoming front porch is perfect for rocking chairs and festive drinks: cool lemonade in the summer or crisp apple cider in the fall. You don’t have to pick, the porch provides covered enjoyment all year round!

    The simple to maintain landscaping begins in the front yard and extends into the back where the yard is designed with entertaining in mind. A covered gazebo adds charm and shade, while the patio area is ideal for meals cooked outside. Small garden beds are uncomplicated to tend to, and the grass adds extra surface to play. Finally, coveted fencing supplies privacy and safety. 

    Round Hill Drive Backyard

    The open floor plan takes advantage of the outdoor views, including Pikes Peak, and amplifies the spacious feeling through vaulted ceilings and a traffic-flow-friendly pattern. Let creativity take over, as you finish the basement to your specifications. Anything goes! A hobby room, office suite, or another bedroom all add value to the home. 

    Homes like these are hard to beat! Ideal locations, easy commutes, and perfected outdoor living spaces are all waiting for you!

    Need more for sale options? Find Fort Carson options in Colorado Springs, Fountain, and Peyton

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    Dawn M. Smith


    Dawn M. Smith

    Dawn is a real estate and military life writer who has a serious HGTV habit. When she is not writing, her teen daughter, Army husband, and golden retriever keep her busy through chauffeur duties, travel planning, and long dog walks. Dawn is pleased to share her experiences with MilitaryByOwner readers who are hoping to simplify military family journeys of all kinds. Follow Dawn on Pinterest for more ideas and resources and visit her site at Dawn M. Smith Custom Content Creation.

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