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2015 AFA GRADUATION OPEN DUE TO CANCELLATION!! Prices have been reduced!
You will feel right at home in this gorgeous 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom home that was renovated and purchased for the exclusive use of vacation renters.
This beautiful home is located in the eclectic historic Old North End/Downtown area. This is not a cookie cutter suburban area but a diverse and historic part of our city. It is minutes from Colorado College, downtown, Penrose Hospital, UCCS and Garden of the Gods. It is a short 8-10 minute drive to the AFA.
*****We are seasoned vacation rental owners and this is our business. We cater to discerning travelers who appreciate upscale amenities, one on one concierge service, impeccably clean homes and attention to detail. *****
This completely renovated 1914 home is the perfect vacation rental experience! Decorated in warm golds, greens and oranges to reflect the Italian feel to the property. The walls are hand troweled with a Venetian plaster.
Your home away from home boasts 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, eat in kitchen, dining room, living room, basement family room and laundry room. Enjoy central a/c throughout the home. A rarity in Colorado Springs.
There is a huge back yard with lush landscaping and tons of room to romp and play. You will be provided with outdoor games to include bocce ball, lawn darts, bean bag toss, etc. Sleds are provided in the winter.
Outdoor dining with large gas grill and outdoor umbrella to shield you from the intense Colorado sun! Snip your favorite herbs from the kitchen garden for your home cooked meal.
In the winter/fall enjoy crackling fire on the outdoor fire pit. Complete with complimentary fire wood!!
Bedroom 1. Romantic and Luxurious Master in warm gold tones with KING size bed.
Bedroom 2. Charming and Inviting with KING size bed.
Bedroom 3. Delightful Iron Daybed with 2 twins trundle style.
Bedroom 4. Enchanting Yellow Chandelier BR with Double Bed.
There is a queen size Pottery Barn sofa sleeper in the living room.
Pack N Play from newborn to toddler and high chair.
The home sleeps 2-8 people.
Luxurious spa-like towels and washcloths. Enjoy high-end personal size toiletries to include shampoo, hair conditioner, hand and bath soaps, mouthwash, lotion, shower gel and a supply of cotton balls, q-tips and hair dryer. Iron and ironing board also provided.
Italian dishes with numerous wine glasses, drinking & juice glasses, blender, crock pot, ice tea maker, toaster, waffle iron, pots, pans, auto ice maker, sharp knives, silver ware, french press, Cuisinart coffee maker, pasta & salad bowls, platters, etc. There is a huge side by side refrigerator with ice and water in the door and a top of the line flat top convection stove/oven and microwave oven.
Enjoy numerous spices, jams and jellies.
******SAFETY & PEACE OF MIND******
For your safety and peace of mind, ALL renovations and rebuilding were permitted per city building code and the entire property is hard wired with smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. Locks are key-less digital with your own private pass-code.
Located minutes to downtown. Access to Interstate-25 only a few blocks away. Less than 5 minutes away from the Central Business District offering quaint cafes, fine dining, art museums, spacious parks, and charming boutiques. 3 miles from the south gate of the Air Force Academy.
Within 10 minutes of the 5-Star Broadmoor resort and Colorado Springs’ own event center, The World Arena. Minutes from Old Colorado City, Colorado College (on the same street), Manitou Springs, Garden of the Gods, the Olympic Training Center, and the Fine Arts Center. UCCS is a short 5-7 minute drive away. Safeway and Walgreen's within a few blocks. Take advantage of on-site private parking.
******INQUIRY & BOOKING******
No need to double check AVAILABILITY because calendar is updated on a DAILY BASIS.
If this property is booked, please click on personal website link below to view my other rental properties in Colorado Springs. Please feel free to call me for any reason whatsoever! I'm here to help make your vacation memorable!
No attention to detail has been missed with this elegant and cozy home!
******************NO EXTRA PERSON FEES!!*********************
Cancellation policy: A ninety (90) day notice is required for cancellation. Cancellations that are made more than ninety (90) days prior to the arrival date will incur no penalty except if deposits were made via credit card which would be $100. Cancellations or changes that result in a shortened stay, that are made within 30-90 days of the arrival date, forfeit 50% of the rental and deposit unless we are able to re-book exact days.
No refunds within 30 days.
Cancellation or early departure does not warrant any refund of rent or deposit. You may choose to purchase travel insurance separately.
Plus 9.4% taxes and a one time $149 cleaning fee.
$500.00 damage deposit is run as an authorization only on your credit card the day of check in.
House is professionally cleaned after each checkout.
See Below Rate Section
Keywords: Beautiful Renovated 4 BR in the Old North End near Air Force Academy, shops, restaurants, Colorado College, UCCS. Downtown, I-25, Tuscany, Italian, luxury, clean
Your well-behaved children are always welcome. We provide board games, puzzles, books, numerous TV's, outdoor yard games and kids love the basement tv room. We also provide a pack n play and high chair for the smaller babies....moreless
Non Smoking Only:
Smoking inside will immediately forfeit damage deposit. There is no marijuana smoking anywhere on the property, inside or out....moreless
Pets MUST be approved prior to arrival. You may bring an APPROVED housebroken dog only, and we reserve the right to approve the dog at our discretion. Please do not assume that we will approve your dog. There is an additional pet fee that is separate from any excessive cleaning fees or damage fees that you may incur because of your dog. Your pet must stay on the hardwood floor areas only when inside, and is not allowed on any carpeted areas or on any furniture.Well behaved pets only. There is an additional $100 fee for stays less than 6 nights or less and $150 for stays 7 nights or more. This is price is per animal. When inquiring please state the breed and age of dog....moreless
Queen Size Pottery Barn Sleeper along with Pack N Play...moreless
King size beds (2) 2 King beds, Double Beds (1) Double bed in Chandelier Bedroom, Twin or Single Beds (2) 2 twins in Daybed bedroom, Baby Cribs (1)Newborn to Toddler Pack N Play. No need to bring your own. Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Pottery Barn Queen Size Sofa Sleeper in Living room...moreless
Beautiful lush backyard with dining, gas grill, umbrella, fruit trees and a huge area to spread out and play games with the kids or dogs! Provided lawn games to include bocce ball, lawn darts, bean bag toss, etc.
Rowenta Iron, Ironing Board, Hair Dryer, Vacuum, high-end toiletries. For your convenience, all locks are digital and you get your own private pass code....moreless
4 HD DVR TV's in home. 52 inch in family room, 32' flat screens in 2 bedrooms and living room. Don't worry about missing your favorite show. Just tape it to watch when you return from sightseeing!...moreless
4 TV's in home ranging from 32' to 52' ALL TV'S ARE HIGH DEFINITION FLAT SCREEN. All Tv's have PRISM and DVR's. ...moreless
Yard games to include bocce ball, lawn darts, bean bag toss....moreless
Local Services & Businesses
This beautiful home is located in the eclectic historic Old North End/Downtown area. This is a not a cookie cutter suburban area but a diverse and historic part of our city....moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
Golf Privileges Optional
Hot Air Ballooning
Seating for 10 people
Efficient central air conditioning and ceiling fans in 3 of the bedrooms and the living room. Please note the A/C is turned off during winter months to prevent damage to condenser....moreless
Matching Front Loading High Performance Dryer...moreless
Single car garage with garage door opener. Fits most cars but some larger vehicles will need to park on the private parking in the back....moreless
Peak Season (discounted) May 1 - May 22, 2015 3 night min stay
AFA Graduation 2015 May 23 - May 31, 2015 6 night min stay
Peak Season Jun 1 - Jul 31, 2015 4 night min stay
Shoulder (Discounted) Sep 7 - Oct 13, 2015 3 night min stay
Thanksgiving Nov 20 - Nov 29, 2015 5 night min stay
Christmas/New Years Dec 18 - Jan 2, 2016 5 night min stay
2016 AFA GRADUATION May 28 - Jun 3, 2016 7 night min stay
$3,900 flat fee
My Standard Rate 3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Cleaning$149 + tax
Refundable Damage Deposit$500
Please add 9.4% tax and 1-time $149.00 cleaning fee.
$500 damage deposit is run as an authorization only on your credit card the day of check in.
Monthly rentals available November-March.
There are no events or parties allowed on property.
1/2 due at booking, remainder due 30 days prior to check in. If reservation is made within 30 days total is due at booking.
2015 AFA Graduation OPEN due to cancellation. Not yet booking for 2016.
1/2 is due at booking. Balance is due 30 days prior to check in.
Add $149 to ALL rentals for cleaning fee.
There will be a 1% fee added to your rental rate for all NON US Credit Cards
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Pikes Peak, Air Force Academy, Cave of the Winds, Seven Falls, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame, Garden of the Gods, Old Colorado City Historic District, Manitou Springs, Olympic Training Center, The Broadmoor, Flying W Ranch, Ft. Carson, Peterson AFB, Pikes Peak Cog Railway, Pikes Peak, Santa's Workshop and much much more in this great vacation city.
Year Purchased: 2011
About the owner: This is my job. My houses were meticulously renovated for the vacation home experience. Our rental houses are above and beyond your average home rental. We provide concierge one on one service, impeccably clean homes and attention to detail.
I enjoy sharing our city with others and enjoy making people feel comfortable and special. I will do my best to make your stay comfortable and worry free.
Why the Owner Chose Colorado Springs: I chose this location because of the historic nature of this area of Colorado Springs. I also own and operate my 'honeymoon' French Parisian cottage nearby on the same street. Building began in the area in the late 1800's but most along this historic street are early 1900's. This house was built in 1914.
It is just a few blocks to the I-25 corridor and is minutes from the city center. You can get virtually anywhere in the city within 20 minutes from this location.
This beautiful home is located in the eclectic historic Old North End/Downtown area. This is a not a cookie cutter suburban area but a diverse and historic part of our city. It is minutes from Colorado College, downtown, Penrose Hospital, UCCS and Garden of the Gods. It is a short 8-10 minute drive to the AFA.
I have lived in Colorado Springs for over 30 years and know the area quite well so I can give you concierge service or advice in any area you need.
The Unique Benefits at this House: Home is decorated in a Tuscan Villa style and has undergone an extensive renovation. The oak and fir floors have been returned to their orignial lustre. Both bathrooms are brand new. Tons of attention to detail went into the renovation. The walls have a Venetian plaster that was hand troweled. Painted with the warm Tuscan colors of golds, sienna and greens.
Home is very enveloping and warm with perfectly placed lighting and Italian themed chandeliers. The kitchen was finished with top of the line stainless steel appliances and granite counter tops. Enjoy all the accouterments the kitchen is stocked with.
Feel like you are traveling to Tuscany Italy when you walk into the house and gardens. Every piece of furniture, decor, dishes, etc. was lovingly hand chosen for this property for your enjoyment and comfort.
Special requests are taken for any thing you are looking for or need help with. We are here to make sure your vacation stay is filled with memories as beautiful and majestic as the city is itself.
Primary:(719) 649-3123 (Colorado, USA)Feel free to call for any information!