About Pueblo West, CO Real Estate
A rural community with the benefits of a nearby city.
Pueblo West is a covenant-controlled planned housing development a mere eight miles from downtown Pueblo. The area is semi-rural, but it has quick access to Pueblo’s restaurants, shopping districts, and the charming riverwalk. Residents have stunning views of Pikes Peak and the Spanish Peaks, and around 4,600 acres are dedicated to parks, playgrounds, and undeveloped areas.
Just south of the housing development is Lake Pueblo State Park. The lake offers outdoor activities for fishermen, boaters, and other camping activities.
What to Love
- Rural living vibes
- Close to Downtown Pueblo
- Sweeping landscapes
- Lake Pueblo State Park
- Community seasonal festivals
Pueblo West is comprised of single-family homes that draw young families to the area, and young professionals are choosing Pueblo West to raise their children. Retirees are also drawn to Pueblo West’s vast open space and quiet living. Homebuyers will find a quiet community that is the best of both worlds, a quiet housing development, and a quick commute to the bustling downtown Pueblo.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Pueblo West is home to many food choices for residents looking to grab a drink after a long day at the lake or sightseeing. Whether a resident is coming home from a long day at work or just looking for a place to enjoy a weekend out, Pueblo West has small friendly establishments that really seal the “rural feeling” so many appreciate about the area.
Puukao Thai has been open for business for 15 years and is considered a local gem by the locals. They are open for lunch and dinner and offer lunch specials. Their menu includes stir-fries, curries, and noodle dishes. Dine-in and takeout options are available.
Reservoir Brewery is a small brewery offering a full bar and fantastic food, including street tacos, grilled sandwiches, and spicy cheese curds. Indoor and outdoor dining is available. Locals praise it for its large selection of beer and the satisfying menu.
Bella Pasta and Seafood is known for Italian food that is praised for its authenticity. Locals rave about the food, the service, and the quaint atmosphere.
Jimmy’s Tavern is a classic pub and pool hall that gives diners classic pub fare. Locals claim it is a friendly bar that offers refreshing drinks in a cozy atmosphere.
Things to Do
Homebuyers will find a vibrant community in Pueblo West. The locals take part in many seasonal festivals and community traditions. One of these traditions is baseball season at Lovell Park. The small park hosts little league games in the summer and offers outdoor fun for everyone in the family. There is even a dog park for the family dog to enjoy.
Pueblo West’s Rotary Club hosts a local tradition as well. The Tom Sawyer Fishing Derby is a great time for fishermen of all ages to enjoy the thrill of the catch of the day.
Locals also come out to celebrate the 4th of July with Pueblo West’s annual 4th of July Celebration. The event had become famous for its “wet parade,” which began in the 1970s when the then-acting fire chief doused the crowd with the district’s fire truck hose to cool down parade watchers. Since then, the wet parade has become a tradition locals look forward to every year.
As autumn approaches, locals prepare for another Pueblo West tradition, Oktoberfest. The event offers live music, dancing, food, and of course, beer. Oktoberfest in Pueblo West has something for all ages and brings the community together.
No matter what the season, Pueblo West is ready to celebrate as a community.