Kissing Camels overlooks the mountains where Colorado Springs’ founder General William Jackson Palmer and his family settled and built the world famous Glen Eyrie castle. Meticulously tended and protected, this estate is carefully managed to preserve the rich history that lies behind its natural cliffs. A herd of the Colorado state animal, the bighorn sheep, grazes within the grounds of Glen Eyrie as well as along the foothills viewed from Kissing Camels.
Directly across the mesa from Kissing Camels lies Garden of the Gods Park, a Registered National Landmark in Colorado Springs and voted in 2009 the best for recreation services. With its state-of-the art visitors’ center and well-preserved scenic sandstone carved rocks, this park enables people of all ages to enjoy its natural beauty. Residents can relish in the views every day of the year right in their own backyard.
Shopping, as well as fine dining, are all within close proximity to this extraordinary community. Whether needing to travel to Denver or downtown Colorado Springs, Interstate 25 is an easy commute. For traveling westward for mountain recreation, Highway 24 is a scenic drive through western portions of the city.
For unique shopping and activities, Manitou Springs shares its wealth of pleasurable innovative opportunities. Downtown Colorado Springs offers the Fine Arts Center, museums, the Pikes Peak Center as well as the World Arena, all nearby. Whether it’s a night out on the town or a day trip to the mountains, Kissing Camels is strategically located.
School District 11 serves this neighborhood with its fine schools poised to meet the needs of future graduates in these rapidly changing times by developing 21st Century learning experiences with a guaranteed and viable curriculum. Coronado High School prepares its residents along with Holmes Middle School using electronic resources, digitized instructional videos, review games and other supports for a variety of student interests and skill levels. For more information visit: www.d11.org.
Secluded behind private gates, Kissing Camel’s new luxury neighborhoods sport distinguished residences from 3,100 to over 6,500 square feet designed by award-winning architects of spectacular architecture including French, Mediterranean, Country and Mountain styles. Estate home sites are available for custom homes.