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Pikes Peak or Bust! Close to adventure and town at the base of Pikes Peak!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Cabin , 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

Our hillside Colorado cottage (stairs required) sits high on a hillside and tucked away in the trees. It is best suited for 2 people, but can accommodate 3-4. If stairs are a problem, this cottage may not be the best fit. The cottage offers a furnished one bedroom, full bath with a comfortable living room, and small kitchen with new solid surface counter tops. Relax on the patio or porch and enjoy listening to the creek rush from across the street and enjoy the solitude of the birds. The cabin is only 3 blocks from downtown Historic Manitou Springs' fabulous boutique shops, dining, and galleries and only 3 blocks from the Pikes Peak Cog Railway and Barr Trail.

The door is wide open to the perfect Manitou Springs vacation rental, at the base of Pike’s Peak, Colorado. Perfect for a family vacation or relocation and only 30 minutes from the Colorado Springs Airport. The Pikes Peak Cog Railway, Garden of the Gods, Miramont Castle, Cave of the Winds, Seven Falls, Manitou Cliff Dwelling, Santa's Workshop, Iron Springs Meladrama, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, The Historic Broadmoor Hotel, Ghost Town Museum, Hiking, Biking and Horse Back Riding are only a few activities that are within minutes of your front door.

The living room has a double sized fold-out sofa for an extra sleeping area. Cozy up on the couch in front of the free standing thermostatically controlled gas fireplace. Complete with flat screen television, cable, and stereo to pass the time. French doors divide the living room from the bedroom, kitchen and bath areas. The bathroom is newly remodled with thermostatically controlled flooring, with a washer/dryer and Jacuzzi tub and shower combination. Access to the bathroom is through bedroom and kitchen

The cottage is fully furnished with pots and pans, microwave, coffee pot, stacked washer/dryer, stereo, flat screen TV/DVD and basic cable, internet connectivity, BBQ grill, phone, dishes and linens. We supply the basics to get you started on your Pikes Peak vacation.

The cottage is best suited for sleeping two, but has accommodations to sleep up to four guests. Please note... maximum occupancy for the cabin is four. One dog MAY be considered, extra fees apply. Housekeeping is not included. . Amenities provided are cleaning supplies, linens and towels, soaps, toiletries and basic kitchen staples, coffee and spices to get you started.

A lodging deposit of 50% is required at time of booking in order to hold the reservation. Balance is due 30 days prior to arrival. A confirmation will be sent upon receipt of deposit. A $50 fee will be charged on all cancellations. A refund will be given only if the cabin is re-booked within our 30 day cancellation notice. Basic clean-up is your responsibility with a $35 cleaning fee.

Keywords: Cabin, Rocky Mountains. Romantic Retreat, Colorado Honeymoon, Pikes Peak, Manitou Springs Cottage, near Colorado Springs, Air Force Academy, Garden of the Gods, Barr Trail, the Incline, Pikes Peak Ascent, Pikes Peak Marathon, Pikes Peak Cog Railway

More Details

Property Manager
Karen and Jay
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
October 18, 2017

About Karen and Jay

We have been in business since 2004 and want our guests to experience fun and adventure in a relaxing environment. We formerly ran a bed and breakfast called 1892 Victoria's Keep for 11 years. The cottage can be viewed at our website at Victoria's Keep. Please let us help you have a great time in the Pikes Peak Region.

Karen and Jay purchased this cabin in 2004

Why Karen and Jay chose West Colorado Springs

The cottage is within walking distance of town for shopping, dining, galleries, a neighborhood retreat with a creek nearby, surrounded by trees. Close to everything and a great base camp with some attractions within walking distance. Free shuttle available year-round, with stops winthin one block.

What makes this cabin unique

Great outdoor space. Porch, patio, BBQ grill and hiking trails right outside your doorstep!

Map

Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center
"The best place to ground your spirit and explore the hiking trails. Enjoy the extraordinary..."
Pikes Peak
Old Colorado City Historic District
Cave of the Winds
"Try the "Terror-dactyl" for the thrill of your life. As part of the "Today" show best place..."
Manitou Cliff Dwellings
Red Rock Canyon Open Space
"Great hiking! And don't worry as busy as it looks, you won't see tons of people. Easy to m..."
Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center
"The best place to ground your spirit and explore the hiking trails. Enjoy the extraordinary..."
Miramont Castle Museum
"A self-guided tour of Manitou Springs History and Father Falcone who founded the Castle and ..."
Manitou Cliff Dwellings
Pike's Peak Cog Railway
"Only blocks from our location. A narrated trip up the side of Pike Peak to the summit on a ..."
Manitou Incline
"Extreme hiking, not for everyone, but an adventure for the extreme at heart. Leave the litt..."
Paravicini's
PJ's Bistro
"Yum! Great Hungarian, homemade comfort food."
Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center
"The best place to ground your spirit and explore the hiking trails. Enjoy the extraordinary..."
Pike's Peak Cog Railway
"Only blocks from our location. A narrated trip up the side of Pike Peak to the summit on a ..."
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Pikes Peak Mountain Bike Tours
North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
Adam's Mountain Cafe
Cliff House Hotel Dining Room
Iron Springs Chateau Melodrama and Dinner Theatre
The Loop
"A local favorite! Best hand-poured margaritas around!"
Keg Lounge
The Townhouse Lounge
"The best patio in town, always busy so plan early!"
Mona Lisa Fondue Restaurant
Barr Trail & The Incline
Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Colorado Springs
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Swirl Wine Bar
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Patty Jewitt Golf Course
Nearest Train
0.25 Miles
The Pikes Peak Cog Railway
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Highway 24
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
The Loop
Nearest Ski
75 Miles
Monarch Ski Area
Car: recommended

Manitou means 'Great Spirit'. Manitou Springs was known as a vacation resort with healing properties in the drinking springs. Manitou Springs is at the base of Pikes Peak and surrounded by National Forest land. Hiking is right outside your door, as well as many attractions.

There are '31 Historic Markers to designate the heritage of Manitou Springs, including eight natural mineral drinking springs! Come enjoy the water!' We are within 15 minutes or less driving distance of attractions like Garden of the Gods, the Pikes Peak Cog Railway, Cave of the Winds, The Cliff Dwellings, the Pikes Peak Highway, Miramont Castle, The Broadmoor, Seven Falls, Will Rogers Shrine, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, the Olympic Training Center and just a short hour from white water rafting.

Only 30 minutes from the Colorado Springs Airport and the Air Force Academy. Hiking trails and the internationally known 'The Incline' right outside your door.

Amenities

West Colorado Springs Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 3
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Smoking of any kind is not allowed on the premises. Off-street parking is available with a designated parking space. Steep staircase to the cottage
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • alternative lifestyle
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • jetted tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • spelunking
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
This hillside cottage is a perfect location for hiking, biking, and local attractions. Within walking distance of downtown for shopping, dining, and galleries.

Reviews

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Pikes Peak or Bust! Close to adventure and town at the base of Pikes Peak!
average rating of 4.4 based on 5 reviews
Tulsa ok
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Wasn't a good fit for our dog or my husband too many steps not only in front but also the back has s

  • 2 of 5

Not quite what we were looking for overall clean but floor in bed room was damaged and squeaky

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dianna, Per our conversation this morning and follow up regarding damage to the floors, I appreciate your feedback. It is not repairs that are needed, but the rug for protection over a former grate. I understand the misunderstanding and the damage is non-existent and repairs aren’t necessary. Thank you for the clarification. I wouldn’t want others to think that our property is not up to standards. In addition, our description of the property states multiple times stairs, hillside - if stairs are a problem, this isn’t a good fit. It sounds like it wasn’t a good for your dog overall. Unfortunatlelyk there isn’t a lot of dog friendly properties in Manitou Springs. Therefore, options are slim. We do appreciate your feedback and want to make sure that everyone has a great time and enjoys the property to it’s full extent. Karen and Jay
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5

Great cottage, fun and interesting location.

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was great for 3 adults. Everything that we needed was there. We loved the location, great for hiking Pikes Peak and sightseeing around Colorado Springs. We even fit in whitewater rafting at the Royal Gorge of the Arkansas which is about 1.5 to 2 hrs away.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased that you had a great stay. Our location is a great base camp for any of the many attractions that you can take advantage while staying in the Pikes Peak Region. Thanks so much! Karen and Jay
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5

Wonderful cottage

  • 5 of 5

My family of 4 (small children and older dog) stayed here and cannot say what a wonderful experience we had. The location of the cabin is unbeatable. Out behind the cabin is a wonderful hiking trail with amazing views not to mention the proximity to the Manitou Incline trail that is within walking distance as well. Miramont Castle is right around the corner and it is within easy walking distance to downtown Manitou Springs. Every night, our family would walk to dinner which was such a peaceful experience. We hiked the Incline, the Intemann trail, and visited the castle. Every morning we would eat breakfast outside, play cards on the comfortable porch couch. The cottage is tiny but in the best way! Very clean with a nice modern bathroom, pictures should really be included as it is a very nice bathroom. The bed was very firm but they nicely provided a waffle mattress pad which helped alot. The sofa bed was definitely in need of being replaced soon but my kids didn't complain at all. Very nice kitchen and cozy atmosphere. Definitely stay here if you want a clean, adorable cottage with great location and great views.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kansas City, KS, USA
5

Charming cottage

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed here with our two young children in early June. Our cottage was cozy and well appointed. We particularly enjoyed relaxing on the front porch at the end of the day.

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the kind words. We hope that you will tell your friends and refer people to our beautiful little town for a visit. We look forward to seeing you again.
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central AZ
5

Great little cottage

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in the Hearts on Ruxton cottage in June. It is so cozy

and inviting and has all you need -- perfect for a couple. Only

3 blocks from the Cog Railway and a short walk to all the

great shops and restaurants of Manitou Springs. Elaine was

very helpful. Manitou is beautiful and has many outdoor

activities in town and close by.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2012
  • Stayed: June 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $35
Tax Rate 11.03%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Check-in time is after 4pm, check-out is 11am.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.