The poet David Whyte says about the word Genius, “Genius is the meeting between inheritance and horizon, between what has been told, what can be told and what is yet to be told, between our practical abilities and our relationship to the gravitational mystery that pulls us on.” Stemming from the Latin word that describes innate ability and a unique guardian quality, the physicality of Genius is worked out locally on the western side of downtown. The Garden of the Gods Rock formation dramatic positioning at the base of Pikes Peak provides an almost embarrassing number of photographic opportunities for denizens of the city. Low-density dwellings are the rule even in the lower price points, and in the higher price points are two surreal gated neighborhoods with locations unlike any other: Kissing Camels and Cedar Heights.West 2018 Data Luxury
HIGHLIGHTS IN 2018:
- The average price in the 80904 zip code has appreciated 28.5% in two years time. The 14%+ gain in value in 2018 was the highest in the city and the 28.5% gain over two years is also the largest increase over two years.
- There were a record 12 sales over $1 million in 2018 in the zip code.
- Buyer’s hesitancy to purchase in Cedar Heights where some of the most dynamic geology in the state can be found seems to have abated, as unit sales increased and the highest home sale in almost 20 years transacted in October.
Based on information from the Pikes Peak REALTOR® Services Corp. (“RSC”), for the period January 1, 2014 through December 31, 2018. RSC does not guarantee or is in any way responsible for its accuracy. Data maintained by RSC may not reflect all real estate activity in the market.