For those looking to save money, Briargate is a lower-cost neighborhood than some of the nearby neighborhoods. Locals take advantage of the neighborhood sights, and visitors will enjoy soaking in everything the area has to offer. With convenient shopping havens enjoyed by parents and kids alike, busy families in Briargate can find just what they need. In the search for a new place, don't forget to have a look at the apartments in neighboring Northwest Colorado Springs and Northgate.
Amenities Around the Apartments for Rent
Finding your bearings in a new place--locating groceries, cleaners and places to relax and have fun--is one of the most basic things all renters do when establishing themselves in a new area. To help in that process, a couple important streets to know in Briargate are Briargate Blvd. and N Academy Blvd. It's these streets, in particular, where drinking, dining and recreation is easily found. Also, let our apartment finder tool help narrow your search to the businesses and services you want.
Briargate has restaurants and bars, including Good Co Restaurant & Bar, an opportune spot for drinks after work. Options on the menu in the neighborhood include pizza and deli snacks. If drinks are on the agenda, try one of the local options, like Guthries Bar & Grill. On top of that, easy and delicious grub can be ordered up at P F Chang's China Bistro and Panera Bread. Both restaurants are in the neighborhood.
It doesn't hurt to have a gym or a spa down the street. Briargate has Xtreme Fitness Systems and Performance Fitness. Take in a show at Northridge Dance, and enjoy first-class performances in the heart of the neighborhood.
Peruse the Yelp page and uncover even more Briargate spots where you can relax with good food and great company.
Pikes Peak Food and Natural Grocers-Vitamin Cttg, both located on N Academy Blvd., are just a couple of the many grocery stores in the Briargate area. Help yourself to breakfast on-the-go and swing by a local bakery. Marvel's Cake Boutique is nearby on Briargate Blvd. and Sam's Club Bakery, another neighborhood bakery, is located on E Woodmen Rd. Additionally, a few household name grocery stores in the area include Circle K and King Soopers.
For greater selection and value when shopping, Briargate has department and factory-outlet stores, such as Current Usa Factory Outlet and Shop Santa. In addition to that, Briargate has many retailers for day-to-day shopping needs, including Oriental Food & Culture and Shoppe In The Forest. There are great popular retails and shopping malls in the area, such as Julie's Hallmark and Regency Hallmark. Area shopping malls are King Super Ctr and Market At Chapel Hills-West.
Neighborhood School Stats
Where you rent will significantly impact which schools your children attend. They could qualify to attend a school in the Colorado Springs School District 11. The schools near the apartments in Briargate are Liberty High School, Timberview Middle School and Explorer Elementary School. While this school district information should give you a good idea of your children's school options near the apartments for rent, it's imperative you consult with area school district representatives to confirm the exact schools your children are eligible to attend.
Academy, School District No. 20, In The County Of El Paso An has 19 elementary schools, six middle schools and nine high schools. Academy, School District No. 20, In The County Of El Paso An has a lower student-teacher ratio and smaller student-body size than Colorado Springs School District 11. Colorado Springs School District 11 has a higher Great Schools score than Academy, School District No. 20, In The County Of El Paso An. However, Academy, School District No. 20, In The County Of El Paso An has more blue ribbons.
Cost of Living and Demographics
The neighborhood of Northwest Colorado Springs is somewhat different from Briargate in terms of median age and the percentage of households with children, although they are more comparable by household size. In Briargate the median age is 23, while in Northwest Colorado Springs it's 32. In Briargate, the average household size is 3.09 inhabitants, and it's 2.7 inhabitants in Northwest Colorado Springs. Of households in Briargate and Northwest Colorado Springs, 46% and 32% have children, respectively.
In terms of income and education, the average income in Briargate is $98.4K, and that's comparable to Northwest Colorado Springs's. However, more residents of Briargate have earned a master's degree than those in Northwest Colorado Springs.