Give your kids and grandkids the great kind of childhood you knew. At Cordera, residents are given the gift of neighborly streets and long summer nights of laughter. Your children will enjoy the cherished experiences that you remember from your own childhood. And when you live in Cordera, your kids can grow up at their own pace. With a childhood-friendly environment and neighbors committed to keeping it that way, Cordera is that rare community where kids can still be kids. And that just might be the greatest gift you can ever give them.

Parks, trails, the Cordera Community Center and Grand Lawn are all outstanding amenities that bring the community together for fun, fitness, relaxation and lasting memories. Living in Cordera, residents have a chance to enjoy nature and stay healthy – all without having to drive anywhere. There are more than four miles of interlinking trails with a pedestrian underpass beneath Briargate Parkway, in additional to wonderful themed parks for kids throughout the master planned community. Parks include Ye Old Castlewood Park, inspired by the big and small theme from “Alice in Wonderland;” Happy Meadows Park, designed to look like the farm from “Charlotte’s Web;” and Cordera’s Tom Kelly Grand Lawn, themed after the book “The Secret Garden.”

Cordera Community Center is a place for events, such as neighborhood holiday parties, music and art classes, food and wine tastings, book clubs and other social gatherings. It’s an area where your kids and grandkids can make friends, and you and your family can be as active as you want. Amenities include a heated outdoor pool with splash zone, fitness room with cardio and weights, fitness classes, grand multi-purpose room, café, child watch room, men’s and women’s locker rooms, deck overlooking Grand Lawn Park and an extensive event schedule. The Grand Lawn, located conveniently nearby, features a five-acre open space park, picnic areas, community events, movies, music and a variety of gardens.

Exciting plans for a new 16-acre park are in development, and it is slated to be ready for Cordera families to enjoy by later this year. Wild Rumpus Park will aim to highlight the site’s incredible natural beauty and character with opportunities to explore and enjoy the mature vegetation, rolling topography and vast views of Pikes Peak. The park will also provide a variety of amenities encouraging play, discovery and use of imagination. Amenities such as age-targeted, traditional and nature play areas are planned for the park, which will be inspired by the award-winning storybook, “Where the Wild Things Are.” La Plata Communities, the developer of Cordera, believes that this park will help maintain the values of the adjacent homes throughout Cordera, while continuing to enhance the quality of life for all of its users.

Cordera offers homes ranging from the $300s through the $900s and a variety of architectural styles from award-winning builders. They follow the Cordera three-part design guidelines to artfully blend architecture, color and landscaping to create the home of clients’ dreams. Homesites bordering the 16-acre park are selling. Saddletree Homes, Keller Homes, Vantage Homes, Campbell Homes, Goetzmann Homes and CreekStone Homes are all offering exceptional houses in the new phases of lots being developed.

No matter who you build with, you’ll find beautiful homes with classic and modern exteriors, innovative floorplans and stylish interior finishes. Single-family, semi-custom, and low-maintenance new homes are offered by the best Colorado Springs home builders in a variety of price ranges. In fact, Cordera also offers low maintenance neighborhoods like Élan built by Keller Homes, and Estancia built by Vantage Homes within the coveted Cordera community. 

After you select your award-winning home design and outdoor living options, Cordera will make your dream home come true in a quiet community with easy access to amenities, upscale shopping and dining, the acclaimed Academy School District 20, and convenient access to I-25.

Life at Cordera offers the sophistication and relaxation you’ve been longing for, with the peaceful and carefree lifestyle you deserve. There are so many reasons to live here — the location, the look and feel of the community and the thoughtful approach to planning.

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