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1899 Victorian Retreat, Easy Walk to Downtown Manitou, 420 Friendly Outside

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Front yard and wrap-around porch. The home has over 8000 sq.ft. of outdoor space!

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Last updated: 11/30/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Manitou Springs house description

1899 Victorian within walking distance of a unique collection of shops and restaurants, mineral springs, city parks, and even a one of a kind Penny Arcade. Experience the great atmosphere of this small mountain town in this comfortable Victorian era home.

The home is located in a quiet residential neighborhood. Enjoy the the view from the wrap-around porch, or the surprising privacy of the back yard living area and open space, where you will likely see deer and other wildlife. This private outside space can be used for recreational marijuana, be aware that use in public is prohibited.

Inside you'll find the home has been well appointed with antiques and period decor that will return you to the late nineteenth century, except with modern conveniences.

Manitou Springs is a small mountain community set in the foothills of Pikes Peak. It has a very walkable downtown which is only two blocks from the home. There are many great locally owned restaurants and shops and free mineral springs scattered around town. There is a also city park with a playground and stream only two blocks away.

For the more adventurous, the home is located less than ten minutes from numerous hiking and biking trails including Barr trail, Red Rocks park, The Manitou Incline, Garden of the Gods, Pike National Forest and much more.

If you've never been to the Pikes Peak region before then you are in for a treat, if you have, you know how much there is to see and do. The climate is generally dry and sunny and in the summer it cools down nicely even after the hottest days.

Here is a partial list of what's in the area:
PIKES PEAK HIGHWAY, COG RAILWAY, BARR TRAIL, GARDEN OF THE GODS, ROCK LEDGE RANCH, ROYAL GORGE BRIDGE, WHITE WATER RAFTING TRIPS, RED ROCKS PARK, CHEYENNE CANYON, STARSMORE DISCOVERY CENTER, OLYMPIC TRAINING CENTER, TECHNICAL ROCK CLIMBING GUIDES, OLD COLORADO CITY HISTORIC DISTRICT, ANASAZI CLIFF DWELLINGS, CAVE OF THE WINDS, MIRAMONT CASTLE, NORTH POLE and SANTA'S WORKSHOP, GHOST TOWN MUSEUM, AIR FORCE ACADEMY, SEVEN FALLS, FLYING W RANCH, CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN ZOO, IRON SPRINGS MELODRAMA, PENNY ARCADE, WESTERN MUSEUM OF MINING & INDUSTRY, BROADMOOR HOTEL, PRO RODEO HALL OF FAME, PIONEERS MUSEUM, VAN BRIGGLE ART POTTERY, WORLD FIGURE SKATING MUSEUM, WORLD ARENA and more.




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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 2160 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Limited Accessibility
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Considered

              Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 8-9

              Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower

                Master bath downstairs with claw foot tub...moreless

              • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

                Second downstairs bathroom...moreless

              • Bathroom 3: toilet, tub, shower

                Upstairs bathroom with claw foot tub...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • DVD Player
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Television

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Family
              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Churches
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Restaurants
              • Winery Tours
              • Zoo

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Massage Therapist

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Horseback Riding
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

                  • Mountain View:

                    Manitou Springs sits in the foothills of Pikes Peak! ...moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Basketball Court
                  • Cycling
                  • Hiking
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Mountaineering
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Spelunking
                  • Tennis
                  • Whitewater Rafting

                  Dining

                      • Dining Area

                      General

                      • Air Conditioning
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating
                      • Internet
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Living Room
                      • Parking
                      • Telephone
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine

                      Kitchen

                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Dishes & Utensils
                      • Dishwasher
                      • Ice Maker
                      • Kitchen
                      • Microwave
                      • Pantry Items
                      • Refrigerator
                      • Stove
                      • Toaster

                      Outside

                      • Balcony
                      • Deck / Patio
                      • Outdoor Grill

                      House Cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Optional
                           

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          High Season
                          May 1 - Oct 31, 2015
                          3 night min stay
                          $300
                          $2,000
                          My Standard Rate
                          2 night min stay
                          $100 $125
                          Fri, Sat, Sun

                          Rates are based on 3 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest


                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Cleaning $50 + tax
                          • Pet Fee $50 + tax
                          • Tax Rate 10.8%

                          Notes:

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                          Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed


                          Cancellation policy:

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                          Last updated: 11/30/2014
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                          Location

                          15 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Colorado Springs
                          2 Miles
                          Nearest Train
                          Pikes Peak Cog Railway
                          0.2 Miles
                          Nearest Motorway
                          State Highway 24
                          0.7 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          Adams Mountain Cafe

                          Car: Recommended

                          Manitou Springs is linked to the surrounding area by numerous trails and parks scenic drives. Including Garden of the Gods and Red Rocks parks, Barr Trail to Pikes Peak, Waldo Canyon, Rampart Range Road, Williams Canyon, The Inteman trail, and much more. There is the Cog Railway and the Pikes Peak highway both of which take you to the summit of America's Mountain and beautiful, historic Ute Pass. There are so many attractions in this area that you are sure to find something for everyone. Whether you stay for just a few days or a few weeks you will not have time to see and do it all.

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2005

                          Why the Owner Chose Manitou Springs:
                          It's a great piece of Manitou Springs history. built at the turn on the 19th century. The home is located only two blocks from downtown Manitou, so it's in a very walkable location. The fact that it's located near the eastern edge of downtown means you miss most traffic when you drive. Also there is off-street parking in the rear of the home which is a huge plus in Manitou

                          The Unique Benefits at this House:
                          The home is located in a residential neighborhood on the edge of downtown Manitou Springs. It provides great walking or driving access to the many area attractions which makes it a great home base. It comes with three off-street parking spaces, a huge plus for Manitou! You are within walking distance of the World Famous Penny Arcade There is an outside area where marijuana may be legally smoked. There are natural mineral springs freely available in Manitou Springs


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                          Photos

                          • Front yard and wrap-around porch.  The home has over 8000 sq.ft. of outdoor space!

                            Front yard and wrap-around porch. The home has over 8000 sq.ft. of outdoor space!

                          • Porch with tables and chairs

                            Porch with tables and chairs

                          • View of Pikes Peak from the property

                            View of Pikes Peak from the property

                          • Living room looking toward Dining room with upright piano

                            Living room looking toward Dining room with upright piano

                          • Master bedroom downstairs

                            Master bedroom downstairs

                          • Master bath downstairs

                            Master bath downstairs

                          • Upright piano from the mid-1800s

                            Upright piano from the mid-1800s

                          • Upstairs Parlour

                            Upstairs Parlour

                          • Upstairs bedroom

                            Upstairs bedroom

                          • Upstairs bedroom opens to bathroom if desired

                            Upstairs bedroom opens to bathroom if desired

                          • Back yard with tables and chairs

                            Back yard with tables and chairs

                          • View of Manitou Springs looking toward Woodland Park and Ute Pass

                            View of Manitou Springs looking toward Woodland Park and Ute Pass

                          • Front entry

                            Front entry

                          • Wrap-around porch and front yard

                            Wrap-around porch and front yard

                          • A bright and airy Living room

                            A bright and airy Living room

                          • Living room towards front of home

                            Living room towards front of home

                          • Master bedroom, TV with DVR in armoire

                            Master bedroom, TV with DVR in armoire

                          • Dining room towards living room

                            Dining room towards living room

                          • Second bedroom downstairs

                            Second bedroom downstairs

                          • Upstairs bedroom

                            Upstairs bedroom

                          • Upstairs bedroom, queen size bed

                            Upstairs bedroom, queen size bed

                          • Upstairs bathroom with claw foot tub, yes, the tub has a shower!

                            Upstairs bathroom with claw foot tub, yes, the tub has a shower!

                          • View from the property

                            View from the property

                          • The Garden of the Gods is only five minutes away.

                            The Garden of the Gods is only five minutes away.

                          VRBO #458652

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                          This listing was first published here in 2013.

                          Date last modified - Sunday, December 28, 2014

                          $100 - $300 per night (USD)
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                          4 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 9

                          View calendar: Updated 11/30/14
                          Minimum stay: 2-3 nights
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                          Speaks: english
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