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6 Bedroom on the Side of Pikes Peak on a Mountain Stream, Hot Tub and Sauna

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Last updated: 11/14/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Cascade house description

Located on Pikes Peak at an elevation of 7200 feet (2200m) this unique creek side property has a year round mountain stream running through it so it is perfect for kids who like to explore and play in a cool mountain stream or as a romantic getaway where you can fall asleep to the sounds of the babbling brook a stone’s throw away.

You will be minutes from all the major attractions of the Pikes Peak region with numerous trails surrounding you. In fact the trail head for the Ute Pass Regional Trail, which serves as a component of the American Discovery trail, sits right outside our front door and is an easy trail leading to the quaint little mountain Town of Green Mountain Falls, and beyond.

The home is divided into three parts for rent. On the main level there are two sides for rent and each can be rented with 1 or 2 bedrooms sleeping up to 6 people or both can be combined and rented as a 4 bedroom sleeping up to 12. Each of the sides has a bathroom, fireplace, 50' HDTV with the HD TV channels package, and a super-fast 20MB high speed wireless internet package.

In the Area 1 master bedroom there is a queen size bed and in the second bedroom there is a European style bed which can be made into either two twin size beds or these can be made up together as a king size bed depending on your preference. This part has a fireplace and a queen size Lazy-z-Boy sofa sleeper in it which can sleep up to two additional people for a total of six. This unit has a full kitchen with an oven and dishwasher as well as a dining area.

Area 2 is set up as a suite with a king size bed and French doors between the bed and a sitting area with a queen size sofa sleeper futon and a wood burning stove. It is also possible to add an extra bedroom with a set of log bunk beds in the bedroom to this suite so it can accommodate from 2 to 6 people if you also use the queen size futon for sleeping. This part has a large deck with outdoor seating and dining areas. If rented by itself it does not have a full kitchen but has a hotel style refrigerator, microwave, and stainless steel thermal carafe coffee maker.

Area 1 and Area 2 are on the main level although since the house is built into the side of a hill both levels are accessable on ground level. There is a laundry room between Area 1 and 2 which separates the two units. If you rent Area 1 or Area 2 the doors remain locked and the two units are not connected in any way. Area 1 and 2 can also be rented together as one 4 bedroom unit which will sleep up to 12 if you include the queen size sofa in the living room of the first part and the queen size futon bed in the master suite sitting area. If you rent both Area 1 and 2 you also have access to the laundry room which keeps the two units separate. The laundry room has a large capacity, front loading, high efficiency washer and dryer.

Area 3 is on the lower level and is set up as a King Bed Jacuzzi Suite. This is not connected or connectable to Area 1 and 2 in any way but is possible to rent in addition to Area 1 or 2 for large groups.

Whether you like to star gaze at night, enjoy the cool mountain stream, or cuddle by the fire this is the perfect mountain getaway.

*****Post Fire Update*****
Assuming you have heard of the fire in our area of Colorado in June 2012 we wanted to provide you with an update on the fire and its impact. In fact that fire came very close to our property and on June 26th 2012 it was less than a mile away. However, we sit on the Pikes Peak side of Highway 24 and the fire fighters did a great job and were able to keep the fire from crossing the highway to the Pikes Peak side. As a result the Pikes Peak side where we sit is completely untouched by the fire. All the trails from our house up Pikes Peak and to the Falls in Green Mountain Falls and through Cascade are 100% untouched. The views from the deck, dining room window, and the picture windows are all green and beautiful. We have uploaded them here for you to see and enjoy.

*****Post Flash Flood Update*****
As mentioned we survived the fire well however we were shocked when the end of July there was a huge thunder storm that dumped over an inch of rain in less than an hour over the burn area a mile from our house. This massive amount of water over the burn area was more than the area could absorb after the burn and since our home sits where Sand Creek (a normally dry creek) joins the year round Fountain Creek our home was hit by a 2 foot high wall of water. No water entered Area 2 or 3 and Area 1 had water come in only a few inches under the door onto the entryway tile.

We have had many rainstorms that have dropped as much as several inches of water in a day and there has been no water at all however if another huge rainstorm comes over the burn area another flood is expected until the burn area vegetation has regrown.

Although the Colorado Flash Flood “Season” officially runs from April 1 to September 30th these floods can happen at any time. We have been advised that the peak months for possible flash floods are July and August.

We are in the process of putting into place a barrier to help divert water around the home which will help reduce the threat in the future. We have also installed NOAA emergency weather alert radios in each Area to warn you if there is a large rainstorm that could cause a flash flood. Should these go off you should vacate the house if there is not already water flowing toward the house. This probably goes without saying but you should not be outside near the creek if there is a heavy rain. Also, the main flood area is about 100 feet on either side of our house (the joys of living on two creeks) so if rain is forecast it is wise to park your cars on the road at least 100 feet East of our house as a foot of water can float a car away and although that would be a great vacation story down the road it may not be one you wish to tell.

We are located 15 minutes’ drive and 2000 feet above Colorado Springs in the mountain community of Cascade near the entrance to Pikes Peak highway. Cascade was established in 1886 and was named for the waterfalls in the area that “Cascade” down the side of Pikes Peak.

Many people love to get away from it all and just hang out by the mountain stream that runs through our back yard and relax and enjoy the mountain setting and the numerous wildlife that we share the area with which including deer, elk, black bear, foxes and raccoons all of which are known to cross our property from time to time, especially if you leave your windows down and food in your car at night!

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 3000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Massage
          • Private Chef
          • Staff

          Suitability

          • Events Allowed
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18, Beds for 14-18

          • Area 1 Master Bedroom: 1 queen

            ...moreless

          • Area 1 Bedroom 2: 1 king, 2 twin/ single

            Bedroom can be King or 2 Twins based on your preference...moreless

          • Area 1 Living Room: 1 sleep sofa /futon

            Queen Size Lazy-y-Boy Sofa Sleeper...moreless

          • Area 2 Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

            Queen Size Futon in Sitting Room off of Master Bedroom...moreless

          • Area 2 Master Bedroom: 1 king, 1 sleep sofa /futon

            Queen Size Futon in Sitting Room off of Master Bedroom...moreless

          • Area 3 Bedroom 2: 1 king, 2 twin/ single

            Bedroom can be made up as one King or two Twin Beds...moreless

          • Area 3 Bedroom 1: 1 king, 2 twin/ single

            Bedroom can be made up as one King or two Twin Beds...moreless

          • Area 3 Family Room: 1 sleep sofa /futon

            The Family Room in Area 3 has a Queen Size Futon Bed...moreless

          • Area 4 Jacuzzi Suite: 1 king

            Area 4 has a California King Bed...moreless

          • On the two floors there are four areas each with their own separate exterior entrance. These areas are not connected on the interior unless you rent more than one area in which case we unlock the interior passage doors that separate the areas so you can move between them on the inside.. Here are the bedroom layout's for each area: Area 1 - Queen bed, a bed that can be made up as either two single beds or one king bed, and a Lay-z-Boy Queen Size sofa sleeper. Area 2 - This can be added to Area 1 if desired or rented independently and features a King Size log bed and Log Bunk Beds, Area 3 - This can only be rented in combination with Area 1 and features two of the European Concept beds that can be made up as two single or one King Beds so this are adds either 4 single or 2 king beds or any combination you like. It also has a Queen Size Futon bed in the Family Room. Area 4 - This area has a California King Size Bed and is usually rented by itself but can also be added to area 3. ...moreless

          Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

          • Area 1 Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

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          • Area 2 Jacuzzi Bath: toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub

            Bathroom has a Jacuzzi Brand Two Person Whirlpool Tub...moreless

          • Area 3 Bath: toilet, shower

            Bathroom has floor to ceiling tile and large walk in shower...moreless

          • Area 4 Jacuzzi Suite: toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub

            Bathroom has a Jacuzzi Brand Two Person Whirlpool Tub...moreless

          • The four areeas have baths as follows: Area 1 - Full bathroom with Bathtub and Double Sink Vanity Area 2 - Full bathroom with two person Jacuzzi brand whirlpool bathtub. Area 3 - Full bathroom which is not handicap accessible but is handicap friendly with floor to ceiling tile and a large walk in shower. Area 4 - Full bathroom with two person Jacuzzi brand whirlpool bathtub....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • The home is divided into four parts for rent. You can rent one or more of these parts depending on the size of your group so it can accommodate from 1 to 18 people in up to 7 bedrooms. The house has a little over 3000 finished square feet and is two stories high but is built on a small slope by the stream so both the top and main level are directly accessible from the outside on “ground” level. Each of the four areas has its own private exterior entrance and there are passages inside that can be unlocked to allow free movement between the areas if more than one area is rented. On the top level there are two sides for rent and each can be rented with 1 or 2 bedrooms sleeping up to 6 people or both can be combined and rented as a 4 bedroom sleeping up to 12. On the lower ground level there are also two sides one with 2 bedrooms sleeping up to 6 people that can be combined with the top level adding our family room and the other one with a California King bed and Two person Jacuzzi Tub...moreless

              Entertainment

              • DVD Player:

                Area 3 has a beautiful wood panneled family room with a PlayStation3 with BlueRay Player you can enjoy on the 55' flat panel TV....moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                Each Area has a wide range of chanels for you to enjoy including channels such as HBO and Sport Channels such as ESPN....moreless

              • Television:

                Area 1 and 2 have a 50' flat panel HD TV, Area 3 has a 55' flat panel HD TV, and Area 3 has a 47' flat panel HD TV....moreless

              • Video Games:

                Our Family Room in Area 3 has a PlayStation 3 with two controllers, one of the top rated games 'The Last of Us' , the racing game Gran Turismo 5, and a family sports game,...moreless

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Romantic
              • Spa
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Autumn Foliage
              • Caves
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Forests
              • Library
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Pond
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants
              • Theme Parks
              • Waterfalls

              Local Services & Businesses

                  • Babysitter

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Gambling Casinos
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Sledding
                  • Walking

                  Location Type

                  • Mountain:

                    Located on the side of Pikes Peak at an elevation of 7200 feet this unique creek side property is perfectly located to explore the Pikes Peak region with one of numerous trails beginning 50 feet away....moreless

                  • River:

                    This unique creek side property has a year round mountain stream running through it so it is perfect for kids who like to explore and play in a cool mountain stream or as a romantic getaway....moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Hiking
                  • Hunting
                  • Hunting Big Game
                  • Hunting Small Game
                  • Ice Skating
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Mountaineering
                  • Rafting
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Whitewater Rafting

                  Dining

                  • Dining:

                    Area 1 has a Dining Area, Area 2 has outdoor dining possible weather permitting on the deck overlooking the stream....moreless

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 6 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning:

                    Both of the top level areas, area 1 and 2 have an evaporative cooling system to keep you cool in the summer....moreless

                  • Clothes Dryer:

                    We have a new top of the line front loading, large capacity dryer. Access to the dryer may be possible for those renting Area 1 or 2, please ask us....moreless

                  • Fireplace:

                    Area 1 and 3 have wood burning fireplaces....moreless

                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating:

                    Eash area has its own independently controlled heating system....moreless

                  • Internet:

                    High Speed 20 MB Wireless Internet....moreless

                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room:

                    Area 1 has a Living Room, Area 2 has a Sitting Room, Area 3 has a Family Room, and Area 4 has a Loveseat....moreless

                  • Parking
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine:

                    We have a new top of the line front loading, large capacity washing machine. Access to a Washing Machine may be possible for those renting Area 1 or 2, please ask us....moreless

                  • Wood Stove:

                    Area 2 has a wood burning stove....moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker:

                    Areas 1, 2, and 4 have Stainless Thermal Coffee Makers....moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    Areas 1, 2, and 4 have dishes & Utensils...moreless

                  • Dishwasher:

                    Areas 1 & 4 have stainless Dishwashers...moreless

                  • Kitchen:

                    Area 1 has a full gourmet kitchen with Kitchen Aid Mixer, Convection Oven, and Diswasher. Area 2 has a hotel style kitchenette. Area 4 has a full kitchen with full size oven and diswasher. ...moreless

                  • Microwave:

                    Areas 1, 2, and 4 have a Microwave....moreless

                  • Oven:

                    Areas 1 and 4 have a full oven. Area 1 has a top of the stainless convection Oven. Area 4 has a full size stainless Oven....moreless

                  • Refrigerator:

                    Areas 1, 2, and 4 have a Refrigerator....moreless

                  • Stove:

                    Areas 1 and 4 have Stainless Stoves....moreless

                  • Toaster:

                    Area 1 and 4 havea toaster....moreless

                  Outside

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Area 2 has a large Deck overlooking the stream, Area 1 has a small sitting area, Area 3 has a patio, and Area 4 creekside has a small covered patio....moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Pool / Spa

                  • Hot Tub:

                    A Hot Tub is being considered for summer 2014, please ask us....moreless

                  • Sauna:

                    We have a Creekside Sauna room a stones throw from the creek on the lower level featuring a large 4 person Infrared Cedar Sauna with an LED Color Therapy Lighting System and Sound System with CD....moreless

                  Forms Of Payment

                      • Accept Credit Card
                       

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                      Fees and Rental Conditions:

                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
                      • Property Damage Protection $49
                      • Cleaning Fee $195 + tax
                      • Pet Fee $50 + tax
                      • Tax Rate 4.9%

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                      Location

                      23 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Colorado Springs
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      The Silver Tongue Devil Saloon
                      0.01 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      Highway 24
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Black Bear
                      95 Miles
                      Nearest Ski
                      Breckenridge Ski Resort

                      Car: Recommended

                      We are located 15 minutes’ drive and 2000 feet above Colorado Springs in the mountain community of Cascade near the entrance to Pikes Peak highway. Cascade was established in 1886 and the town was named for the waterfalls in the area that “Cascade” down the side of Pikes Peak.

                      Many people love to get away from it all and just hang out by the mountain stream the runs through our back yard and relax and enjoy the mountain setting and the numerous wildlife that we share the area with which including deer, elk, black bear, foxes and raccoons all of which are known to cross our property.

                      If you like to hike there are numerous hiking trails through the Pikes Peak National Forest at our doorstep and in addition to the incredible hiking there are many other things to do just minutes from our home. Here are a few of the favorites:

                      Drive the Historic Pikes Peak Highway to the top of Pikes Peak we are just 5 minutes, 1.7 miles, from the entrance!

                      Enjoy Christmas year round at Santa’s Workshop in the North Pole where you can meet Santa and ride the many rides at this local Amusement Park also just 5 minutes, 1.6 miles away.

                      Take the Pikes Peak Cog Railway to the top of Pikes Peak

                      Mountain Bike down Pikes Peak

                      Shop or Dine in Manitou Springs

                      Visit the Cave of the Winds

                      Visit the Manitou Indians Cliff Dwellings

                      Stroll through Woodland Park, the “City Above the Clouds” with its many Shops and Restaurants

                      Visit the Dinosaur Museum in Woodland Park

                      Drive, Walk or Hike through Garden of the Gods

                      Shop in Old Colorado City

                      Visit the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

                      Wonder at Seven Falls

                      See the Air Force Academy

                      Tour Focus on the Family

                      Swim at the Mount Princeton Hot Springs

                      Bungee jump at the Royal Gorge

                      River Rafting in the Arkansas River

                      Stroll through the Historic Mining Town of Cripple Creek

                      Tour the Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine in Cripple Creek

                      See the Old Homestead Museum in Cripple Creek

                      Fish the Gold Medal waters of the Arkansas River

                      Hunting

                      And we are less than 2 hours’ drive from the ski town of Breckenridge which is great to visit for a day year round or you can also ski for a day at Breckenridge, Monarch, and Ski Cooper all of which you can reach in under two hours.

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 1994

                      About the owner: Tim volunteers with a Humanitarian Aid organization and Margot works with the physically and mental challenged. We share a passion for serving others. We and our four children welcome you to our home.

                      Why the Owner Chose Cascade:
                      We wanted a place that was not too far from the city for all the dining and entertainment options but we were tired of the heat and smog in the summer in Colorado Springs. We were so happy to find this place not only was the air cooler and clean and looking up at the tree covered hills refreshing each morning but we were blessed to have a mountain stream running through the backyard. This is a great small town friendly mountain community that we loved to call home for over 20 years.


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                      Photos

                      • View from our Home

                        View from our Home

                      • Area 1 Second Bedroom with Twin Bed Option

                        Area 1 Second Bedroom with Twin Bed Option

                      • Area 1 Full Kitchen

                        Area 1 Full Kitchen

                      • Area 1 Living Room with Queen Size Lazy-y-boy sofa sleeper.

                        Area 1 Living Room with Queen Size Lazy-y-boy sofa sleeper.

                      • Area 2 Master Bedroom

                        Area 2 Master Bedroom

                      • Area 2 Second Bedroom with Log Bunk Beds

                        Area 2 Second Bedroom with Log Bunk Beds

                      • Area 2 Kitchenette with fridge, microwave and coffee maker.

                        Area 2 Kitchenette with fridge, microwave and coffee maker.

                      • Area 2 Private Deck overlooking the Stream

                        Area 2 Private Deck overlooking the Stream

                      • Area 1 Master Bedroom

                        Area 1 Master Bedroom

                      • Area 1 Bathroom

                        Area 1 Bathroom

                      • Area 1 Dining Area

                        Area 1 Dining Area

                      • Area 1 Living Room

                        Area 1 Living Room

                      • Area 2 King Size Master Bed

                        Area 2 King Size Master Bed

                      • Area 2 Full Bath

                        Area 2 Full Bath

                      • Area 2 Sitting Area with Queen Size Futon Sofa Sleeper.

                        Area 2 Sitting Area with Queen Size Futon Sofa Sleeper.

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                      6 Bedroom / 4 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 18

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