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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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High Season May 14 - Oct 31, 2015 3 night min stay
My Standard Rate 2 night min stay
$125 Fri, Sat, Sun
Rates are based on 3 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
Cleaning$100 + tax
Pet Fee$50 + tax
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Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed
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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.
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