Ivywild Real Estate, Colorado Springs, Colorado
About the Ivywild Neighborhood in Colorado Springs
Ivywild, one of Colorado Springs oldest working-class neighborhoods, is now one of Colorado Springs “hippest” neighborhoods. Sitting just south of downtown, Ivywild is anchored by Ivywild School, a mixed-use building which houses a brewery, a bourbon distillery, a bakery, and the Principal’s Office, a restaurant with a menu chock-full of fresh ingredients. Ivywild School is rated by Trip Advisor as the #27 favorite thing to do in Colorado Springs and is packed with locals daily. The locals come for the brews, music, expansive patio seating, and the hipster vibe.
One of the original Ivywild School buildings became Edelweiss Restaurant which continues as a favorite eatery today, along with Prime 25, Blue Star, and other nearby restaurants. Bristol Brewery, Principal’s Office, Old School Bakery, and Axe and Oak Distillery are within the historic schoolhouse--perfect for eating and drinking with family and friends. Local bands can often be heard and there are even event spaces for your private party.
Ivywild runs along the Cheyenne Canon providing an easy commute to the Broadmoor, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, downtown, and Old Colorado City. Residents live is quaint homes with historic charm; the homes typically range from one to four bedrooms. The restoration of this neighborhood and the opening of Ivywild School is drawing people from other areas of Colorado Springs to this area just south of downtown Colorado Springs.
Ivywild Park provides a playground for families to congregate and children to play. Within a 5 minute drive, there is Acacia Park and Bear Creek Nature Preserve, two other popular local destinations for outdoor play. With playgrounds, basketball courts, tennis courts, hiking and biking trails and so much more, the Ivywild neighborhood offers it all for the sports and outdoors enthusiast.
In addition to your family, your four-legged friends have plenty of options to romp and play. Ivywild’s tree-lined streets are perfect for an evening stroll with Fido and Bear Creek Dog Park has 25 acres for your dog. Within that expansive space is a 2-acre small dog park with a creek for splashing on a hot summer day. The natural environment at the foot of Colorado’s Front Range enjoying the dog days of summer (not to mention the mild winter afternoons!) Off-leash or on-leash your four-legged friend will thank you for this nearby utopia.
Ivywild was once a suburb of Colorado Springs in the late 1800s. Today, it’s conveniently located just south of downtown, convenient to I-25 taking you south to Pueblo and north to the Tri-Lakes area and beyond to Denver, and borders Motor City. Ivywild is the perfect place to call home. Neighbors quickly become friends and the charm of the houses, tree-lined streets, and local flavors will have you calling Ivywild home.
Children will attend Stratton Meadows Elementary School, North Middle School, and Palmer High School. There are several charter and private school options close by for your students as well. Options abound for your budding student to excel in the environment that best suits him.
Whether you are a young professional, a flourishing family, or an empty nester, Ivywild is a community you can call home.