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The Gray Heights Subdivision Lot size is approximately 2 acres (.81 Hectare) on a private ridge, surrounded on 3 sides by 25 acres (10.2 Hectare’s) designated a no build area by the city of Colorado Springs.
Approximately 50 to 75 additional acres (20.2 to 30.4 Hectare’s) on the north side of the property is also designated as a no build area, is heavily wooded and open for public hiking (but is rarely used).
The combination of the no build areas insures that your views will never be disturbed in the future and no one will build next to your new location.
Essentially, you are purchasing 2 acres to build on, and getting approximately 100 acres as a bonus.
The southern exposure provides long range 100+ mile views of the Spanish Peaks and closer in Cheyenne Mountain, Palmer Park and downtown Colorado Springs.
The southern sky often times rivals for the best-view-of-the-day against the Pikes Peak western views and vivid sunsets.
Directly south is another Mesa that is a city park (Palmer Park) donated to the city by its founding father, General William Jackson Palmer, with the stipulation that it would always remain a park for the city of Colorado Springs.
Palmer Park has no dwellings on the property and remains an open, wild area for hiking, horseback riding, picnic’s, etc.
This area will never be developed in the future, thus maintaining the view to the south. The park encompasses 740 acres (3.0 square kilometers).
The dramatic unobstructed presentation of Pikes Peak, dubbed “America’s Mountain”, and Garden of the Gods at it’s footstool will leave you breathless.
Witness first hand why the the song “America the Beautiful” refers to the amazing changing color hues on Pikes Peak as ‘Purple Mountain Majesties’ in the morning sun.
Whether sunrise, sunset or mid-day, the western view will not disappoint.
The four distinctly different seasons of Colorado bring an ever-changing experience.
Enjoy a front row view as you follow the roar of the Air Force Thunderbirds buzzing the foothill corridor on their way north the Air Force Academy football games and graduation ceremonies.
I-25 provides and easy and scenic route to Denver in less than an hour.
The eastern sky offers the perfect compliment to the mountains in the west. If you’re an earlier riser, you’re in for a more-often-than not rosy pink or golden yellow sunrise surprise.
From the property, you’ll be able to see several of the other area mesas, no-doubt jealous of your front-and-center mountain views.
Additionally, as the weather collects itself and moves east in the Colorado afternoon, you’ll be the recipient of a front seat view of the unique and sometimes ominous cloud formations in the distance.