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Last updated: 12/16/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Florissant house description

Enjoy the true feel of staying in the Colorado mountains. Relax in a private hot tub or sit outside on the covered wrap-around deck. While indoors enjoy the basement level den with bar area, flat screen TV and soft-tip dart board game.

With 3 separate stories everyone can have their own sense of privacy. Or get together on one floor to watch TV, cook a meal or hide out in the den. The top story consists of two bedrooms, one bedroom having a small TV/DVD player. The larger bedroom has a full size bed, while the smaller has two twin-size storage beds. There is a community closet to store one's belongings.

The main floor consists of the kitchen/living/dining room( 'great area'), master bedroom and bathroom. The living room area has a flat screen TV with satellite TV and DVD player. A huge remote controlled gas fireplace is a highlight to enjoy as you watch TV. There is a small breakfast bar and small dining table to enjoy your meals. Off the main floor, next to the kitchen is the entrance to the wrap around deck with a convenient gas grill and small bistro to sit at while cooking outside.

The master bedroom is very comfortable with plenty of storage and space. The master bedroom has a flat screen TV with satellite TV and is located right next to the bathroom for convenience. The bathroom is small but is newly remodeled with a tiled in shower.

The basement level consists of a den with a flat screen TV, bar area and dart board. It's a small but very enjoyable area to have a fun family evening. There is a gas stove on a programmable thermostat to keep the temperatures comfortable. A second bathroom is located next to the den for convenience. This bathroom has a tub/shower combination and a stacked full-size washer and dryer combination.

Walk out the garage door and hop into the small but inviting hot tub. The tub is designed to hold 3-4 people but much more comfortable for a couple. Sitting in the hot tub you can look toward the east and see for miles into the distance. Some of the best sunsets and sunrises can be viewed from this vantage point. With the covered deck right above, the hot tub can be enjoyed even in inclement weather.

There is an asphalt covered driveway that has two entrances and wraps around the house in a semi-circle. There are several different parking spaces, depending on specific needs.

Location! Location! Location! is so important and the 'Hummingbird' has it all.

The 'Hummingbird' is located just 30 miles west of Colorado Springs. Some of the main attractions in Colorado Springs are:
Garden of the Gods, Seven Falls, Pikes Peak Cog Railway, and the Air Force Academy.

It is only 25 minutes to the small historic town of Cripple Creek, which now has casinos, hotels, nice restaurants, and the Butte Opera House.

Ten minutes from the 'Hummingbird' is the Fossil Beds National Monument and the historic Hornbek Homestead. The Fossil Beds has several hiking trails and a picnic area.

Barely one half of a mile east is the Colorado Wolf & Wildlife Refugee, which is almost within walking distance. Tours and programs are available upon reservation.

The 'Hummingbird' shares its property line with a 480 acre private fishing resort called 'Trout Haven', which truly gives it privacy. Breckenridge is an hour and a half drive for skiing in the winter and shopping in the summer, not to mention the beautiful drive there.





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Property Type

  • 3 story
  • House
  • 1800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Pets Considered
          • Smoking Allowed:

            No smoking inside. Smoking allowed outside. Butt cans available outside. Please use the butt cans appropriately....moreless

          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

          • Other (See Description)

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          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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          • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

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          • All bedrooms have TV's and DVD players. The master bedroom is connected to DishNet. The upstairs bedrooms have DVD players but are not connected to DishNet....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Other Amenities

              • soft-tip dartboard

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Games
              • Music Library
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Stereo
              • Television:

                Five total, three hooked up to DishNet. All have DVD players....moreless

              • VCR
              • Video Library

              Attractions

              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Playground
              • Restaurants

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries

              Leisure Activities

              • Boating
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

                  • Mountain View

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Hunting
                  • Hunting Big Game
                  • Hunting Small Game
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Rafting
                  • Snowmobiling

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 4 people

                  General

                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Garage:

                    Not intended for vehicle use, except motorcycles. Used to store outside games and for garbage....moreless

                  • Gas Fireplace
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room
                  • Parking
                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wireless Internet

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Kitchen
                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Payment Type

                  • Discover
                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa

                  Pool / Spa

                      • Hot Tub
                       

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                      Last updated: 12/16/2014
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                      Location

                      35 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Colorado Springs Airport
                      7 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Thunderbird in Florissant
                      13 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Shining Mountain Golf in Woodland Park
                      2 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      Highway 24
                      4 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      McGinty's Irish Pub in Divide
                      80 Miles
                      Nearest Ski
                      Breckinridge CO
                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 1995

                      About the owner: I have lived in the Colorado mountains for almost 20 years. I resided in the Hummingbird because of how comfortable my home is. Located right next to a private fishing resort, it has a lot of privacy for it's small acreage. I now have the privilege of working at the Resort since my early retirement from the Postal Service in 2009. I am now into semi-retirement hoping someday in the near future to be fully retired.


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                      Speaks: english

                       

                      Photos

                      • Outside view of 'The Hummingbird'

                        Outside view of 'The Hummingbird'

                      • View of the living room and dining area

                        View of the living room and dining area

                      • View of the Small but Efficient Kitchen

                        View of the Small but Efficient Kitchen

                      • Upstairs Bedroom with Two Twin Beds

                        Upstairs Bedroom with Two Twin Beds

                      • Newly remodeled upstairs bathroom with large tiled shower area.

                        Newly remodeled upstairs bathroom with large tiled shower area.

                      • Downstairs den with full size sleeper futon.

                        Downstairs den with full size sleeper futon.

                      • Downstairs bathroom with stacked full size washer and dryer.

                        Downstairs bathroom with stacked full size washer and dryer.

                      • Covered deck to relax on even if raining!

                        Covered deck to relax on even if raining!

                      • Visiting wildlife enjoying some lunch!

                        Visiting wildlife enjoying some lunch!

                      • Another Colorado native visiting the 'Hummingbird'

                        Another Colorado native visiting the 'Hummingbird'

                      • Rainbow looking east from the deck

                        Rainbow looking east from the deck

                      • Another view of the outside of the 'Hummingbird'

                        Another view of the outside of the 'Hummingbird'

                      • View of 'Great Room' from staircase!

                        View of 'Great Room' from staircase!

                      • Master Bedroom on Main Level

                        Master Bedroom on Main Level

                      • Upstairs Bedroom with Queen Size Bed

                        Upstairs Bedroom with Queen Size Bed

                      • Close-up of custom built shelves in upstairs shower

                        Close-up of custom built shelves in upstairs shower

                      • Another view of the lower level den with a small bar area and soft tip dartboard

                        Another view of the lower level den with a small bar area and soft tip dartboard

                      • Side Deck facing east.  Great sunrise view!

                        Side Deck facing east. Great sunrise view!

                      • Another view of the covered deck!

                        Another view of the covered deck!

                      • A buck taking an afternoon break under the trees at the 'Hummingbird'

                        A buck taking an afternoon break under the trees at the 'Hummingbird'

                      • View from upper deck of aspen trees on the property turning in the fall

                        View from upper deck of aspen trees on the property turning in the fall

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                      This listing was first published here in 2011.

                      Date last modified - Monday, December 22, 2014

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                      3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 8

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                      Member since: 2011
                      Speaks: english
                      • Response time: Within 24 hours
                      • Response rate: 90%
                      • Calendar last updated: 12/16/2014
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