About Colorado Springs

America The Beautiful

At 6,035 feet, Colorado Springs sits over one mile above sea level. The city is situated near the base of one of the most famous American mountains, Pikes Peak.

America the Beautiful was written by visiting English professor Katharine Lee Bates in August 1893 after visiting the summit of this majestic mountain. Colorado Springs averages 250 days of sunshine per year.

Average snowfall is moderate at five to nine inches per month during the snowing season. Average January low and high temperatures are 14°F/42°F and average July low and high temperatures are 55°F/85°F. Colorado Springs has mild winters, with large snow accumulations in the downtown area relatively rare.

About Colorado Springs

In March 2011, Forbes Magazine named Colorado Springs as one of the best places to retire.

In July 2006, Money Magazine ranked Colorado Springs the best place to live in the big city category.

Whether you are relocating to Colorado Springs with the military, transferring with your company, moving your small business, retiring or just looking for a new home with views of Pikes Peak and the Rocky Mountains, we think you’ll agree; it doesn’t get any better than this.

Lee Bolin, Saddletree Home’s founder and president, moved to Colorado Springs for many of the same reasons you may be considering: beautiful scenery, fresh air, friendly neighbors and a bustling economy.

Colorado Springs is the second largest city in Colorado and is located just 63 miles south of the state’s capital, Denver. A Saddletree Home in Northern Colorado Springs or Monument makes for an easy commute to Douglas County, South Denver and the Denver Tech Center.

Learn more about Colorado Springs events, happenings and more on our “When You Dream” blog.