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Large Home with All New Furnishings, Close to Everything in Old Colorado City

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Last updated: 04/23/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Stay in the charming West Side of Colorado Springs, and enjoy everything that the city has to offer as the house is close to it all. Nestled in a quiet residential area, the spacious home has 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a large dining room, fully equipped kitchen with a 5-burner stove, large fenced-in yard, and a beautiful front porch complete with a porch swing so that you can enjoy the mountain view and beautiful sunsets. For nature lovers, city dwellers, there is a little something for everyone! Watch the deer as they pass by the yard, walk a couple of blocks to the Saturday Farmers' Market, shop and dine in Old Colorado City- just a few minutes to walk to it all!

There are three bedrooms on the main level of the house: 1 king, 2 queens and a queen-size sleeper sofa in the living room. The lower level has 2 bedrooms with queen-size beds and a full-size sleeper sofa. All beds and mattresses are new as of June 2014, and have down alternative comforters. Linens are provided.

The bathrooms, one being a Jack and Jill set up, are both located on the main level of the house. Both have full bathtubs with showers. Towels are provided.

The living rooms, one on the main level and one below, have sleeper sofas with memory foam mattresses for ultimate comfort. There is a large 50' television with a Blu-ray, Wii and games, and movies to enjoy a movie night when you are all tuckered out from sightseeing. The upstairs living room features nice windows to enjoy more mountain views as well as a 28' inch television.

With over 140 channels, movies, board games and books to choose from for entertainment, you will not want for something to do while at the house.
Enjoy the fresh mountain air on the covered front porch with a table and seating for 2 that serves as a nice little spot for breakfast or coffee. There is also a porch swing so you can sit and relax while taking in the views. Watch for a mama deer and her baby... they are frequent visitors! The backyard, which is completely fenced in, has a large table, umbrella and seating for an additional 8 people. There is a fire pit and more chairs to enjoy a fire on those chilly Colorado nights. A propane grill is also provided for outdoor cooking.

If you plan on feeding many or entertaining friends and family while staying at the house, the kitchen comes complete with enough service for 18 people. Pots, pans, cookie sheets, wine glasses, and more! It's all there for those of you who enjoy cooking. The granite counters and upgraded stainless steel appliances make for a wonderful experience in the kitchen.

The large dining table easily seats 10 with an additional leaf that can be added and more chairs to accommodate a large crowd.

There are guidebooks that you can borrow while staying at the house, wifi, and equipment including a high chair, pack and play, booster seat, bibs and more for families with younger children.

Lastly, the location is perfect! Just a mere two blocks away is Colorado Avenue where there are local shops, restaurants, coffee shops, bakeries (a delicious French bakery is a short walk away), a park where the Farmers' Market is held on Saturdays and more. Hop in the car for a short 5 minute drive to visit and hike at Garden of the Gods, drive 5 minutes in the opposite direction and you will be downtown. The mountains, Manitou Springs and more are just 10 minutes by car. The location couldn't be better.

Some handy destinations from the house:

Colorado College- 2.4 miles
Air Force Academy- 11.7 miles
US Olympic Training Center- 4.3 miles
Ivywilde School- 4.7 miles
Garden of the Gods- 3.5 miles
Seven Falls- 5 miles
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo- 5.7 miles
Manitou Springs- 4.6 miles

We also have stocked the house with basics including toilet paper, paper towels, Ziplock bags and aluminum, basic spices, shampoo and conditioner, body wash, and even some spare toothbrushes should you forget yours at home!
Check in time is 4:00 p.m. and check out time is 11:00 a.m.

*Looking for a smaller property? Check out our Charming 2 bedroom, 1 bath Bungalow in downtown Colorado Springs. VRBO property #434222; Homeaway 3320201.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    21...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking only allowed outside...moreless

  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 14

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

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Entertainment

  • Books:

    Take a book from our library! Leave one for the next renter. ...moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Board games include: Monopoly, Boggle, Yahtzee and more!...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    2 bedrooms have a 28' television, 32' in upstairs living and 50' downstairs...moreless

  • Toys:

    Toys available for all age ranges...moreless

  • Video Games
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Caves
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Waterfalls
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Downtown
  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 14 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    wifi...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room:

    32' television upstairs, 50' television with Wii, BluRay downstairs...moreless

  • Parking:

    Up to 4 cars can fit in driveway in alleyway with additional street parking in front of house and on the side. ...moreless

  • Telephone:

    Local calls...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Coffee maker, espresso machine, French press...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Service for 18...moreless

  • Dishwasher

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.8
from 12 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2015
May 1 - Sep 30, 2015
5 night min stay
$225
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$175

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Cleaning $150 + tax
  • Pet Fee $100 + tax
  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Tax Rate 9.63%

Notes:

Holidays include Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's


Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Last updated: 04/23/2015
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Location

14 Miles
Nearest Airport
Colorado Springs
1.7 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I-25
0.3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Mountain Shadows Restaurant

Car: Recommended

Located just two blocks away from Colorado Avenue in Old Colorado City with shopping, dining, nightlife, ice cream, a library and park.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2014

About the owner: Originally from Ann Arbor, Michigan, I have lived in many states and even a few years in Germany. I spent a few years of my childhood in Colorado Springs and many family members have now made this area their home. My husband, from Munich, Germany, and I, along with our three kids and two dogs love to travel as often as possible. I enjoy spending time in Colorado Springs, visiting with family, enjoying the milder climate (we live in Texas!) and taking in the laid back culture in this area.

Why the Owner Chose Colorado Springs:
This house is the perfect set up for larger families to enjoy time together while also offering some nice personal space that is needed when traveling. The yard is gorgeous and just begs for you to grill and hang out in the fresh mountain air. We enjoy some of the original features but also appreciate the many upgrades that have been done to the house. And the location.... it's just perfect for vacation!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Split level with lots of space for large groups. Nice covered porch and fruit trees including crab apple and apricot. Large dining room to hold a large family or group of people traveling together. Quiet neighborhood that is close to action but far enough away to be safe and peaceful.


Contact us

Speaks: english, german

 

Photos

  • Queen Bed

    Queen Bed

  • Sun room/ mud room

    Sun room/ mud room

  • Farmhouse style large dining table

    Farmhouse style large dining table

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • 2nd bathroom with shower/ tub combination

    2nd bathroom with shower/ tub combination

  • King bed upstairs

    King bed upstairs

  • Propane grill and fire pit for those cold Colorado nights!

    Propane grill and fire pit for those cold Colorado nights!

  • Card table and dart board in basement.

    Card table and dart board in basement.

  • Use the basket to shop at the Old Colorado City Farmers Market each Saturday.

    Use the basket to shop at the Old Colorado City Farmers Market each Saturday.

  • Cozy family area in lower level

    Cozy family area in lower level

  • Extra seating on the deck in the backyard.

    Extra seating on the deck in the backyard.

  • Queen sleeper sofa in main living room with memory foam mattress

    Queen sleeper sofa in main living room with memory foam mattress

  • Upstairs living has a 28' television as well.

    Upstairs living has a 28' television as well.

  • A chef's delight for cooking while on vacation!

    A chef's delight for cooking while on vacation!

  • Queen bedroom upstairs

    Queen bedroom upstairs

  • Large fenced yard with mountain view... perfect for relaxing or entertaining.

    Large fenced yard with mountain view... perfect for relaxing or entertaining.

  • Jack and Jill bath- tub/ shower combination

    Jack and Jill bath- tub/ shower combination

  • Family room with 50'tv, wii, Bluray, toys and more in basement.

    Family room with 50'tv, wii, Bluray, toys and more in basement.

  • Queen bedroom downstairs

    Queen bedroom downstairs

  • Extra front porch seats... there is also a swing

    Extra front porch seats... there is also a swing

  • Large dining table

    Large dining table

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Minimum stay: 2-5 nights
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    14
  • Bedrooms
    5
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Property type
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Owner
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, german
  • Response time Within 24 hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 04/23/2015
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Large Home With All New Furnishings, Close To Everything In Old Colorado City

Colorado Springs #3799346ha

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