This property is perfect for family vacations, family reunions/gatherings, or for friends to meet up and stay for a bit to get away and break up the monotony of every day routines (just 30 minutes from downtown Colorado Springs. The mountain views, atmosphere and sense of tranquility will take your breath away. In this unique area of Colorado, you can venture to a privately-held lake--- no out of state license is required and fishing poles are available at the lake house for your convenience and ease of travel. The mini island is a favorite spot for the grandchildren to sit and fish. We do not believe in additional per person fees for your rented space and are also pet friendly and do not require a pet fee. Guests over the years have left refreshed, rejuvenated and satisfied. In this immaculate home you will encounter available amenities as follows: brand new bathrooms, quality bedding and towels, washing machine and dryer on site, two car garage, high speed satellite, internet and Wi-Fi, beautiful granite counter tops throughout, a foosball table, clean furnishings, a superbly stocked kitchen, (there is also a Wet Bar in the downstairs area), stone patios with patio furniture/seating for up to 16 people, an outdoor grill provided with 3 back-up propane tanks, a hot tub on the patio with a fence surrounding the perimeter to keep our smaller guests and pets safe and sound, a fire pit to keep warm on colder days. Also included is a swing set directly in front of the Lake House to keep the little ones occupied and to easily keep your eyes on them, 2 port-a-cribs, 2 highchairs, child safety gates, and carbon monoxide detectors, smoke detectors and fire extinguishers that are up to date and always maintained in order to ensure the safety of our guests, children and pets. And to accommodate your furry companions, we keep 2 large dog crates in the two car garage for ease of traveling as well. This large area is completely fenced in the rear for pets and kiddos to roam freely, while being watched from a safe distance. This is the perfect place to gather everyone in one BEAUTIFUL location. Again, pets are welcome with no additional fees. We do ask and request that special care and attention is given inside of our home as we do our absolute best to keep everything clean and up to date. The only thing we do NOT allow is wedding/wedding receptions. No exceptions so please don't ask. In this area of Colorado, you are close to Woodland Park for wining and dining experiences, Cripple Creek is also close by for the gambler(s) in your group. Other fun activities that are in the vicinity are places to go Zip lining, Wild Wolf Park, the Dinosaur Resource Center Museum, and Santa's North Pole/Workshop for visiting with Santa Claus and the elves! You are sure to be pleased and enjoy the gorgeous mountains and lake views. We have deer stroll through often as well as chipmunks, geese, ducks and occasionally a water otter can be seen swimming through the lake! The upper floor consists of 3 bedrooms, as well as 3 additional bedrooms downstairs along with additional beds/cots in the event the little ones want to sleep with Mom, Dad or Grandparents in the same room. Should you have older visitors, a full size refrigerator and wet bar can be found on the lower level, along with a full size bathroom. The washer and dryer are also located in the lower level. If they would like to enjoy the hot tub, there are no stairs going around the house to provide ease of access. All the amenities again are provided with; quality bedding, bath towels, and spacious kitchen with abundant counter space for baking, cooking and preparing large quantity meals. We ask that smoking is done outside ONLY. Please contact us should you have any additional questions. We encourage our guest(s) to take full advantage of this location and explore this area of the Pikes Peak Region. There are so many wonderful attractions to see in our area. *fishing poles on site, no out of state license req. *Close to Pike National Forest/Mueller State Park and a private lake(s) *Cripple Creek-Historic Mining Town and Gambling Town *Canyon City-Royal Gorge *Cascade-Santa's North Pole Workshop w/elves and rides *Salida-Arkansas River, Rafting, Fishing *Fairplay - Mining and Ghost Town *Breckenridge-Ski Resort Town with awesome skiing bunny to advanced. *Manitou Springs-Pikes Peak, Cog Railway, Cave of the Winds, Cliff Dwellings *Colorado Springs-Garden of the Gods, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, Seven Falls, Air Force Academy, Museums *Buena Vista-Arkansas River, Fishing Rafting, Hot Springs *Woodland Park- Dinosaur Museum, Shops & Restaurants *Florissant-Petrified Redwood Forest, Fossil Beds, Rock caving *Monarch-Ski Resort *Leadville- Ski Resort, Mining Town *NO PER PERSON FEE, free fire wood and several fishing poles on site during fishing season *Fishing Season 05/01 - 10/31 *NO WEDDINGS* NO RECEPTIONS*NO EXCEPTIONS Thank you!
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