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Summertime is beautiful here, Green fields aglow with wildflowers! Great Decks

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Last updated: 05/30/2015
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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Colorado Springs is the place to be this summer!!
We have a beautiful 5 Bedroom, 3 Bath house sitting on 5 acres! It welcomes you with unbelievable views of Pikes Peak, the Front Range Mountains and the Air Force Academy. This home is perfect for large family gatherings and special occasions and holidays! Fourth of July is especially spectacular!! You can watch 3 locations vividly from this property!!

Four bedrooms upstairs and one bedroom on the main floor. The master offers a comfy California king, hand carved sleigh bed with BRAND NEW (Jan 2015), plush, Euro top luxury mattress, triple dresser and 2 side tables, Wall mounted TV and a dressing area in closet! A beautiful 5 piece mst bath with double sink vanity, jacuzzi, jetted tub and large walk in shower, tile floors and counter-tops. The sitting area in the master boasts magnificent views of the Air Force Academy and the mountains!

The additional bedroom accommodations are:
- BR #2 Large bedroom with very comy queen, rod iron bed with luxury mattress, dresser, armoire, two nightstands and walk in closet.
- BR #3 Large room with Full size antique cherry bed with luxury mattress, and a set of bunk beds, walk in closet.
- BR # 4 Queen Cherry Sleigh Bed with Bamboo Cotton, luxury mattress, , 6 drawer Dresser and nightstand; walk in closet, wall mounted TV. This room has an incredible view of the Academy as well! The three upper rooms share a full bath with double sink vanity and separate dressing area. Guests can shower while others use dressing area.
- BR #5 Located on the main floor, this cozy room has hand scribed hickory floors and a view of the mountains and property! The Rod Iron bed is a dream to sleep in! Luxury, plush pillowtop mattress, antique dresser, side table and wall mounted TV! Perfect for those cannot do stairs. FULL bath in hall.
Each bathroom is equip with a hair dryer.

Gourmet Kitchen, with custom maple cabinets, coffee suede with rope crown molding. Granite /Stainless Steel appliances, DOUBLE OVENS, large 5 burner gas cook-top, warming drawer, massive island with prep sink. Eat in kitchen and room for three at the bar! This kitchen is fun to cook in! Abundant dinnerware and Stainless Steel Caphalon cookware. Kuerig Coffee station and all the necessities to make your stay in our home very enjoyable!

Porcelain Stone heated floors through main entry, walk ways, main floor bath and kitchen, very cozy for the winter months!
French doors lead into beautiful dining room with gas fireplace and hand scribed Hickory floors. This dining table will accommodate 8-12, with extra seating for 6 in additional elevated dining room with beautiful hickory floors, gorgeous table and antique, ornately hand carved sideboard and a gorgeous mountain view! The formal living room has beautiful furniture and is a nice place to read, visit and enjoy the awesome views! The walk out basement is a great recreational, sports themed room with a 8' foot hand carved pool table, Foosball table and TV/movie sitting area, with movies for the whole family. Lots of games and puzzles! Huge, sectional couch will seat about 12,with 3 recliners and a comfortable queen sleeper!
Huge laundry room with Maytag Washer and Dryer, folding table, ironing board and Stainless Steel hanging clothes rack, who likes to go home with laundry to do!
Wrap deck on the front and 20x40 trex deck with fabulous outdoor furniture and fireplace. Private with great views from main eating area on elevated deck! Awesome place for morning coffee and great for evening meals!
Garage parking for two, other portion of garage holds the ping pong table! Bicycles.
Outdoor offers room to romp and play Frisbee golf, croquet or a good game of basketball, Gorilla adjustable basketball goal with concrete playing area in drive, perfect or the kids!
Colorado Springs offers a multitude of sight seeing attractions, from the natural wonders of Garden of the Gods, Cliff Dwellings, Cave of the Winds, Santa's Worshop (FUN FOR KIDS!) to our INCREDIBLE MUST SEE Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. If you want to venture a bit further the Arkansas River boasts some of the best Whitewater Rafting in the state along with Gold Medal Fishing.
We also offer Discounted Booking Services for your White Water Rafting, Guided Fishing, Jeep Tours and other outdoor activities upon request and reservation.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 5300 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    We have plenty for them to do in the game room, frisby golf ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Absolutely NO smoking IN or ON the premises...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Sorry, Homeowners have pet allergies...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 12-16

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Mst suite, sitting area, couch,TV, 5p Bath,W/jetted tub...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    Recliner in rm, TV, view...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 double

    With bunkbeds, so it sleeps three in this room...moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 1 queen

    Sleigh bed, TV on main floor NO STAIRS for this one...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Reading chair, dresser, armoire and W/I Closet...moreless

  • The master is a very comfortable, 4 poster cherry king bed with nightstands. Sitting area for TV or reading! Stunning views overlooking the Air Force Academy and the entire mountain range! This is nice for a retreat fir mom and dad or the adult child with children, there is a couch that can be slept on and plenty of room for porta cribs, we have two. 4 of the bedrooms have new luxury, bamboo matresses and box springs. The bedding is newer last summer. Each bedroom is roomy and 3 of the bedrooms have TV's. Three upstairs bedrooms share the hall, Full bath with separate shower area, so you can get ready while someone showers. The 3 of the bedrooms have greatviews, the other two are on the back side looking to the field....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower, jetted tub

    5 Piece Master is freshly painted May 2014, you'll love it...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Upstairs, Dbl sink vanity,separate shower, stool area ...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Main floor, granite vanity full bath...moreless

Other Amenities

  • We can help schedule horse back riding in Colorado Springs, whitewater rafting on the Arkansas near Cañon City, this is a must if you come to Colorado! Fishing, my husband is quite the angler and loves to teach people to fish or just take you so you can enjoy the experience!! These few things would need to be scheduled in advance of your check in. We will get the cost for you ahead of time if you choose to do these things, I usually have discounts we can use because I buy allot of adventures for clients in my Real Estate business. Cave of the Winds and The Cliff Dwellings are about 20 minutes away near historic Manitou Springs where there is more FUN shopping and sightseeing. Of course the Air Force Academy is 5 minutes away! There really I a lot to do here. More than I can list, I will have tour books, maps and coupon books at the house for your use during your stay....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room:

    Full size, hand carved Pool Table, foosball, board games, puzzles,...moreless

  • Games:

    Lots of popular games & puzzles ...moreless

  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table:

    Hand carved Full size Children over 12; must know how to play, not to tear the felt. Balls are to be ONLY for playing pool. (Broken Window was costly) NO SLEEPING, STANDING, OR PLAYING ON the table.....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Direct TV with over 200 channels, WI-FI...moreless

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Beautiful view of city lights at night...moreless

  • Monument View:

    Overlooking the US Airforce Academy. Gorgeous views including Chapel on Academy!...moreless

  • Mountain:

    We are on the Front Range, we look right out to Pikes Peak! You are a 20 minute drive to be 'in the mountains'...moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Breathtaking Views of Front Range and America's Mountain, Pikes Peak!...moreless

  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Formal Dining Room, Large dining table seating for 10-12 Additional seating for 6 in elevated dining room and 4-7 in the kitchen...moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 12 people

General

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Yes and electric water pot...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    TONS!...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Everything you would need! Also have holiday dishes. Wine glasses ad other fine drinkware...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    This is a gorgeous gourmet kitchen with double ovens, warming drawer, 5 burner gas cook top, side by side refrigerator, massive island with ample work space and prep sink. Both main and prep sinks have garbage disposals....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Double Ovens, one convection and a warming drawer...moreless

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Amazing outdoor entertaining, Dining table with 6 cushioned chairs, Freestanding Fireplace with additional comfortable cushioned seating, cushioned loveseat and table. **Fireplace cannot be used in dry season which as of 6/19/2012 there is a statewide burn ban in effect. Sorry for this **...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Jetted Tub:

    Relaxing Jacuzzi jetted tub in Master bath...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

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AFA Graduation
May 27 - Jun 2, 2017
7 night min stay

$8,950
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My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
$595

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $450
  • Tax Rate 7.9%

Notes:

Rates are subject to change without notice, All paid "reservations" will be honored.

Payment in full at time of reservation via Cashiers Check or Wire Transfer with a signed contract. Sorry no exceptions, we have had one too many bad credit card/check at time of check in/ out. Thank you for your understanding. This works best for both parties.


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Location

25 Miles
Nearest Airport
Colorado Springs
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Multiple, All Types within 5-10 minutes
117 Miles
Nearest Ski
Breckenridge & Monarch

Car: Necessary

This beautiful property is located 5 minutes to the North Gate of the Air Force Academy, Fox Run Park just a 5 minute drive from the house where you can enjoy hiking to small lakes, biking, frisby golf and play ground, 15 minutes to the Promenade Shops at Briargate. A great New complex Brunswick Zone XL is 10 minutes away and offers:

•Nearly 50,000 square feet of fun for all ages

•Laser Tag

•Game Zone

•Billiards

•Bar & Grill

•36 bowling lanes

•Professional on-site catering

Within this area there are a variety of new restaurants, 20 minutes into Downtown Colorado Springs for more shopping, fine dining, sightseeing and day spas. Also just 30 minutes to Park Meadows Mall in South Denver!

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1996

About the owner: My husband and I welcome you to our beautiful Colorado home. He is a pastor/worship leader and I am a real estate broker. We raised our two children here and have alot of wonderful memories in this home. We have hosted many family holidays, wedding and baby showers here utuilizing the outdoor living space for the summer occassions! We enjoyed living here for alot of reasons, the privacy yet close proximity to all the activities, dining, shopping and outdoor fun in our beautiful city and surrounding area!

Why the Owner Chose Colorado Springs:
IMMACULATE-LARGE-C O M F O R T A B L E ! Gourmet KITCHEN! Great space for large families inside and out! Overlooks AFA! Magnificent views of Pikes Peak and mountains form decks! Enjoy the beautiful Colorado evenings outside from distant city lights to stunning starry skies!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Great for kids (Big & Small!) Gameroom with pool table, foose ball, ping pong is set up in garage! On 5 acres with full size, Gorilla Basketball goal with concrete court area! Outdoor offers room to romp and play Frisbee golf, croquet or a good game of basketball, Gorilla adjustable basketball goal with concrete playing area in drive, perfect or the kids! Colorado Springs offers a multitude of sight seeing attractions, from the natural wonders of Garden of the Gods, Cliff Dwellings, Cave of the Winds, Santa's Workshop (FUN FOR KIDS!) to our INCREDIBLE Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. If you want to venture a bit further the Arkansas River boasts some of the best Whitewater Rafting in the state along with Gold Medal Fishing. We also offer Guided Fishing, and plan and arrange other outdoor activities such as Jeep Tours upon request and reservation. Close to all major amenities, great resturaunts! We want to make your Colorado vacation SPECTACULAR!


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Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Summertime is beautiful here, Green fields aglow with wildflowers! Great Decks

    Summertime is beautiful here, Green fields aglow with wildflowers! Great Decks

  • Entry with updated décor

    Entry with updated décor

  • Fresh paint including Fresca Glaze  and updated décor 8-2014

    Fresh paint including Fresca Glaze and updated décor 8-2014

  • Fantastic kitchen, granite Keurig K-Cup Coffee center stocked!

    Fantastic kitchen, granite Keurig K-Cup Coffee center stocked!

  • In Master triple dresser, sitting area,2 side tables

    In Master triple dresser, sitting area,2 side tables

  • Magnificent outdoor entertaining, with plenty of seating, new gas grill, Log FP

    Magnificent outdoor entertaining, with plenty of seating, new gas grill, Log FP

  • View to West AFA in distance to the north (right) of snowcapped Pikes Peak

    View to West AFA in distance to the north (right) of snowcapped Pikes Peak

  • Large DR Seats 8-12 w/FP, French doors, Buffet

    Large DR Seats 8-12 w/FP, French doors, Buffet

  • Some new décor 2014

    Some new décor 2014

  • Gourmet kitchen, Prep Sink, Warming Drawer here

    Gourmet kitchen, Prep Sink, Warming Drawer here

  • Hand carved extra large King w/ luxury mattress, SUPER COMFORTABLE!

    Hand carved extra large King w/ luxury mattress, SUPER COMFORTABLE!

  • Large couch, wall mounted TV, GREAT VIEWS!

    Large couch, wall mounted TV, GREAT VIEWS!

  • Main Floor! ALL NEW décor! Antique dresser, side table & Wall Mounted TV.

    Main Floor! ALL NEW décor! Antique dresser, side table & Wall Mounted TV.

  • View of Air Force Academy From Our Deck!

    View of Air Force Academy From Our Deck!

  • Rec RM  Couch  3 Recliners Queen Sleeper; Pool Table, Fooseball  Movies Games

    Rec RM Couch 3 Recliners Queen Sleeper; Pool Table, Fooseball Movies Games

  • Upstairs Room w/View
Queen Luxury Bed

    Upstairs Room w/View Queen Luxury Bed

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  • Bathrooms
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Speaks: english
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  • Response rate 70%
  • Calendar last updated 05/30/2015
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