If you are looking for a family-friendly neighborhood to rent an apartment with lots of things to do, you will want to check out Stetson Hills, Colorado Springs. It is close to the Peterson Air Force Base with several places nearby to eat, shop and relax. Many adventures can be had right here in Stetson Hills with opportunities to enjoy the outdoors, something Colorado is famous for. You'll love getting some fresh air here whether you are golfing, rock climbing or taking in the beautiful scenery of Pikes Peak which can be seen from nearby Sandstone Park.
Apartments in Stetson Hills Colorado Springs are relatively economical, with one-bedroom apartments renting from $600 to $900. There are also apartments with two and three bedrooms for rent that range in price from $1000 to $1300. Most Stetson Hills apartments available have a dishwasher, a washer and dryer in the unit, and walk-in closets. Some of the apartments also have a fitness center and a swimming pool.
Stetson Hills has many restaurants that have received rave reviews. Some of those best places to eat include Jasmine Cafe, Bird Dog BBQ, Pueblo Viejo Mexican Restaurant. Nearly every neighborhood in Colorado Springs has its own park so after getting plenty to eat, you might want to take a stroll through Stetson Park. Besides walking there is plenty to do at the park which has a basketball court, a place for skateboarding, a playground for kids, picnic tables, and both a baseball and soccer field. There are also several places to shop including favorite stores like Old Navy, Bed Bath & Beyond, Hobby Lobby, T.J. Maxx and a SuperTarget. For a more relaxing scene, you can try Elements Therapeutic Massage or Casey's Healing Touch Massage Studio.
If you own a cat or a dog, you will be glad to know that Stetson Hills has several pet-friendly apartments available for rent. There are also several places of business offering pet services like Faithful Friends Animal Hospital and Polo Springs Veterinary Hospital. There is even a feline-only veterinary hospital called Carefree Cats. Other pet services include a kennel, pet-sitting service and several groomers and pet salons.
Most people in Stetson Hills are able to get around fairly easily in Colorado Springs by car and most places are only a 15-minute commute. However, the city does offer bus service via Mountain Metropolitan Transit (MMT). Along with encouraging its residents to commute by riding local transit, the city also encourages them to commute via carpooling, bicycling or walking.
There are many schools from which to choose right in the neighborhood. Public schools are part of the Colorado Springs Public School System and the Falcon School District 49. Public elementary schools include Stetson, Springs Ranch, Rudy, Odyssey, Ridgeview, Scott and Carver Elementary School. The only middle school is Skyview Middle School. The public high school is Sand Creek High School. Another public school called The Imagine Classical Academy at Indigo Ranch serves as a charter school for students in preschool through 8th grade. Private schools include Hope Montessori Academy and Young Scholars Academy.