Pikes Peak Retreat: Panoramic Mtn View, Pike Nat'l Forest...
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- Minimum stay:2-6 nights
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Please check out our new property if we are booked here: BELL ROCK RETREAT
Enjoy a secluded mountain vacation in Pikes Peak Region of the Rockies and surrounded by the Pike National Forest. Our fully furnished home in a pristine environment, wildlife sightings and magnificent sunrises/sunsets and night skies in addition to hiking trails, fishing and other activities.
15 miles to beautiful WOODLAND PARK with all city amenities, 30 miles to COLORADO SPRINGS. PANORAMIC MOUNTAIN AND LAKE VIEWS, PRIVATE LAKE, PIKE NATIONAL FOREST IN THE BACKYARD! MOUNTAINS OF THINGS TO DO: FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, FOUR-WHEELING... RESTAURANTS AND SIGHTSEEING JUST 15 MIN AWAY! GORGEOUS NATURE AND WILDLIFE; PEACE AND QUIET! PARADISE FOR ARTISTIC PHOTOGRAPHY AND PLAIN AIR PAINTING... KIDS WILL LOVE IT TOO: TONS OF TOYS, BOOKS, DVDS, TENTS FOR KIDS OF ALL AGES.
This RETREAT is a custom designed COLORADO VACATION HOME. It offers all the comfort and charm of MOUNTAIN RETREAT, with panoramic view windows, 2 big spacious decks with Pikes Peak and mountain views. At sunrise and sunset, colors play off the rocks in a constantly changing show...
Each guestroom is tastefully appointed. Neutral earth tones add to the tranquil environment for your comfort.
You will find a lot of information about area attractions, maps and visitor's guides in the living room.
Just 15 min away from Woodland Park, PIKES PEAK RETREAT is a perfect home base for exploring Pikes Peak Region: Woodland Park, Cripple Creek, Historic Manitou Springs and Historic Old Colorado City(a part of Colorado Springs) and Colorado Springs.
Settle into quiet relaxation or take off to enjoy the forest, the mountains and the lake, hiking trails, and prolific wildlife.
Have a picnic - food always tastes better outdoors. You can take a book or just enjoy the nature, or watch the stars right above you - they seem to be so close: you lie on the deck at night and marvel at stars that never seemed so bright before...
Watch beautiful sunsets, enjoy panoramic mountain views, relax on the deck with a glass of wine or a cup of tea...
If you enjoy hiking, biking or riding ATV/dirt bike there are a lot of trails around. The Pike National Forest, located in the heart of Colorado, is probably the most well-known and popular National Forest in the state. Pike National Forest offers a variety of recreation opportunities: trophy trout streams, abundant and varied wildlife, seven Fourteeners (mountains with peaks above 14,000 feet), many miles of trails...
If you would like to explore other areas, Mueller State Park’s 50 miles of trails also provide a great 'playground' for the hiker, mountain biker, wildlife watcher and winter sports enthusiast. A popular wildlife watching area. Park visitors traverse the park’s numerous trails on foot, snowshoes, cross-country skis, horseback and mountain bike, depending on the season
Fly Fishing – Gold Medal fishing can be found in the famed South Platte River located approximately 7 miles from the property. Gill Trail offers Gold Medal catch-and-release fishing along the Platte River.
You can go cross-country skiing right from the doorstep. There are motorcycles, ATV and four wheel drive trails and roads in the adjacent Pike National Forest. Great trails for mountain biking. No need to bring your bike you can rent bikes and get trail information at Woodland Park Shop (Team Telecycle).
Walk across the street to the lake or a creek a couple of miles away. In the spring, wildflowers bloom along the pass you'll probably want to take down to the lake.
Please inquire more INFORMATION & LINKS to view more PICTURES of the property and area attractions. You will find more information and visitor guides at the house.
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- 2200 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters
- Children Welcome:
- Non Smoking Only:
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8
- The property has three bedrooms + one small bedroom + a loft and two large bathrooms: King Size bed (beautiful Aspen Log bedroom set) - Master Bedroom - upstairs Queen size bed (Pine Log bedroom set) - second bedroom (Mountain View Bedroom) - main level Queen size bed (Log bedroom set) - third bedroom (Lake View Bedroom) - main level Queen size very comfortable futon with a thick mattress - fourth (kids) bedroom - upstairs Queen size pull out bed (leather furniture set) - loft - upstairs...moreless
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable:
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Theme Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Gambling Casinos
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Cross Country Skiing
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Ice Skating
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Water Tubing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils
- Pantry Items:
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OFF SEASON, EXCEPT HOLIDAYS
Oct 1 - Apr 30, 2016
2 night min stay
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
PEAK. HOLIDAYS, SPRING BREAK
May 15 - Sep 17, 2016
6 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
- Service/Management Fee $59
- Pet Fee $75 + tax
- Cleaning Fee $175 + tax
- Refundable Damage Deposit $450
- Tax Rate 4%
Season/Holidays/Spring Break (May-Sept): $350/nt...$1995/wk up to 6 guests; $25/nt for additional guests
Off Season except for holidays (Oct - Apr): $225/250/nt... $1750/wk...$3000/mo
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We are located 30 mi from Colorado Springs, a few miles North from Woodland Park. Map does not show exact location correctly. It shows location of our other property in Old Colorado City: Pikes Peak Cottage by Garden of the Gods www.vrbo.com/96627
WILDLIFE VIEWING (deer, foxes, rabbits, black squirrels, beavers, chipmunks, Canadian geese, a lot of birds, etc), FISHING NEARBY, HIKING, BIKING, BRING YOUR 4-WHEELER OR RENT ONE.
Year Purchased: 2008
About the owner: WE ARE A FAMILY OF 5 (2+3). MY HUSBAND IS A COLORADO NATIVE. HE LOVES COLORADO AND CANNOT LIVE WITHOUT MOUNTAINS. HE'S GOTTA HAVE A MOUNTAIN VIEW AT THE PROPERTY! WE ENJOY OUTDOORS, BIKING, SKIING, CAMPING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, BIRD WATCHING, ETC. I LIKE TO COOK AND YOU CAN FIND ALL SORTS OF SMALL APPLIANCES AT THE PROPERTY FROM ESPRESSO AND CAPPUCCINO MACHINE TO QUESADILLA MAKER. ON THE PICTURE: KIDS IN OUR 'BACKYARD' - PIKE NATIONAL FOREST -EXPLORING THE BEAUTIFUL NATURE AROUND...
Why the Owner Chose Colorado Springs:
WE ENJOY BEAUTIFUL NATURE AROUND, GOLD MEDAL FISHING ON PLATTE RIVER, WILDLIFE, SCENIC DRIVES... THERE ARE 'MOUNTAINS' OF THINGS TO DO IN THE AREA. PREVIOUS YEARS WE WERE EXPLORING COLORADO SPRINGS ATTRACTIONS SUCH AS GARDEN OF THE GODS, PIKES PEAK COG RAIL, SANTA'S WORKSHOP AMUSEMENT PARK, CAVE OF THE WINDS, SEVEN FALLS, INDIAN CLIFF DWELLINGS, CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN ZOO, ETC. THIS YEAR WE WENT TO DINOSAUR MUSEUM IN WOODLAND PARK - THEY ACTUALLY 'DIG' THEIR OWN EXHIBITS. WE VISITED FLORISSANT FOSSIL BEDS NATIONAL MONUMENT - ABSOLUTELY UNIQUE PLACE. HIKING TRAILS THERE TAKE YOU MILLIONS OF YEARS BACK IN TIME. YOU CAN SEE UNIQUE PETRIFIED REDWOOD TREES AND FOSSILS. THIS SUMMER WE WENT TO ROYAL GORGE PARK. EVERYONE HAD FUN! WE ARE PLANING TO VISIT CRIPPLE CREEK AND VICTOR HISTORIC MINING TOWNS AND HOT MINERAL SPRINGS.
The Unique Benefits at this Chalet:
WE ALWAYS STOP ON THE WAY TO THE PROPERTY ON PLATTE RIVER FOR A PICNIC OR WADING. KIDS LOVE IT!... YOU CAN BRING YOUR OWN RAFT( A LOT OF PEOPLE DO) AND ENJOY WATER RAFTING ON PLATTE RIVER. THERE ARE SO MANY THINGS TO DO! *Pike National Forest - Hike and explore, take a picnic! *Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument - See fossils from our past! *Mueller State Park - miles of trails - Visitor Center *Visit the Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center in Woodland Park *Drive to Cripple Creek - Historic town - take a train ride! *Explore the Pikes Peak Heritage Museum in Cripple Creek *Shining Mountain Golf Course - just north of Woodland Park *Fish the South Platte River - a Gold Medal Stream *Enjoy the lakes and reservoirs nearby - fishing and boating! *Enjoy miles of paved bicycle paths *ATV or Dirt bike trails *Shoot the rapids! White water rafting adventure! *Relax - Hang out with friends and family - enjoy the wildlife and nature!
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YOU WILL LOVE THE VIEWS!
PIKES PEAK RETREAT: PANORAMIC MOUNTAIN VIEW
PIKES PEAK RETREAT: BREAKFAST AREA
PIKES PEAK RETREAT: VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE
PIKES PEAK RETREAT : BIG SCREEN TV IN THE LOFT
SECOND BEDROOM: QUEEN SIZE BED
THIRD BEDROOM; QUEEN SIZE BED
MR BEAVER LIKES THIS AREA TOO!
WINTER WONDERLAND: ROADS ARE FULLY ACCESSIBLE AND WELL-MAINTAINED BY THE COUNTY
PIKES PEAK RETREAT: LIVING ROOM
PIKES PEAK RETREAT: FULLY EQUIPPED KITCHEN
SPACIOUS LOFT WITH A PULL-OUT QUEEN SIZE LEATHER COUCH
MASTER BEDROOM: KING SIZE BED
MASTER BEDROOM HAS A KING SIZE BED
KIDS BEDROOM; QUEEN/FULL SIZE FUTON
LAND LINE PHONE AND FREE WIFI
ENJOY BEAUTIFUL SUNSETS, STAR GAZING, WILDLIFE VIEWING AND BABBLING BROOK...
This listing was first published here in 2008.
Date last modified - Tuesday, December 01, 2015
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