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SLEEPS 16; POOL TABLE, THEATER; FREE USE OF REC CTR

Sleeps16
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Space 3,750 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

5 BDRM, 3.5 BA WITH PVT PUTTING GREEN, VIEW OF PIKES PEAK, ON GOLF COURSE

Experience ANTLER CREEK HOUSE

This beautiful home, built in 2002, is located 6 miles east of Colorado Springs, Colorado, in the shadow of majestic PIKES PEAK.

Key features of the Antler Creek House:

* 5 BR/3.5 BA

* Sleeps up to 16 pp

* Fully air conditioned

* Fully equipped kitchen and all towels/linens supplied

* Pool table

* 3.1 Home theater (bring your own DVD's)

* Wet bar

* Inspirational library

* WiFi

* Free use of nearby Recreation Center: (see details below)

* Adjacent to the 15th green of Antler Creek Public golf course

* View of Pikes Peak from deck

* Charcoal BBQ and putting green in the back yard

* 3-car attached garage

* Laundry room

* Starter sets of kleenex, paper towels, paper towels, hand soap, dishwasher soap, dishwashing liquid, toilet paper, and trash bags are provided.

The Antler Creek House has five bedrooms and three and a half baths. It sleeps a maximum of sixteen people. Here are the sleeping arrangements: Upper level Master Bedroom: King sleigh bed and a spacious bathroom including shower, tub, double sink and walk-in closet. Bedroom 2: Twin bed and set of bunk beds with double on the bottom (sleeps four--recommended for children). Bedroom #3: Queen. Bedroom #4: Queen. Bedroom #5 is on the lower garden level: King plus Queen sleeper-sofa.

The Lower level home theater seating includes a Queen Sleeper sofa. The lower level also has a hall bath with shower, wet bar, and pool table. (The two sofa sleepers on the lower level are recommended for children).

The main Level has a living room, dining room, kitchen with island, breakfast nook (views of Pikes Peak and the golf course!), family room with TV, and library with desk, inspirational books, and games for the entire family. The main level also has a half bath and laundry room.

From the back deck you can enjoy the majestic views of Pikes Peak, watch the golfers putting on the 15th green. Enjoy putting on your own private putting green in the back yard. Bring your favorite CD for listening enjoyment on the house audio system.

Antler Creek house is fully air-conditioned, has an attached three-car garage, and free WiFi.

FREE USE OF THE MERIDIAN RANCH RECREATION CENTER

The free, multi-purpose MERIDIAN RANCH RECREATION CENTER is only two blocks away. In the summer, play and swim in the outdoor pool with lap lanes, water slide, and a graduated entry shallow area. The indoor center includes a fabulous pool with lazy river and hot tub. Work out at the fitness center and weight training facilities using state of the art exercise equipment. The indoor gymnasium, TV, foosball and air hockey are the favorite activities in the Game Room. There is even a Child watch area. Call 719-495-7119 for hours of operation.

ANTLER CREEK GOLF COURSE

If you golf, the 15th green of the Antler Creek Golf Club, a challenging public links-style course, is right in your back yard. The Club House/Creek View Grill is only three blocks away. Providing 6 sets of tee boxes, the course can be enjoyed at all skill levels. Feeling pretty good about your game?--try the black tees and see what 8058 yds feels like! The Antler Creek Golf club has three lakes, 73 bunkers, wide playable fairways and large greens. There is also a putting green and driving range. The course is normally open from April 1st through October 31st. There is a Pro Shop and Restaurant open to the public on the premises. Call 71-494-1900 for your TEE Time and GREEN Fees.

HOME BASE

The Antler Creek House is a great place to make your home base, then go out to explore the many natural wonders and points of interest of the Pikes Peak Region.

With a 30-60 minute drive, there is an abundance of activities. You can start up the 26 mile auto road to the summit of 14,110' Pikes Peak (try the hot doughnuts or take in the 50-mile 360 degree views) in your car. If you would rather, ride the cog-railway from Manitou Springs to the summit. Visit Santa’s North pole workshop. See the famous Cheyenne Mountain Zoo and the Will Rogers Shrine. Stroll through beautiful Garden of the Gods and the Visitor's Center. Explore Cave of the Winds. Take a walk through southwest US history in the Manitou Cliff Dwellings' replica of the native Ute Indians pueblo-style adobe village. Visit the U. S. Air Force Academy. Take in a class AAA baseball game. Looking for more? The Denver area is only one hour away! If you are visiting family or friends in the Military, the Peterson Air Force Base is within ten miles of the home. Shopping and restaurants are only a few minutes away.

If you are willing to drive roughly 2 hours from the house, you can enjoy many other exciting activities: white water rafting, high-country mountain jeeping, hiking, exploring old mining towns, zip lines, fishing, the Royal Gorge, or just enjoying breathtaking views of snow-capped peaks. Southern Colorado is a treasure trove of outdoor activities for the entire family.

SUMMARY

The Antler Creek House five bedroom, 3-1/2 bath private home is a Pikes Peak Region lodging and vacation rental with accommodations for sixteen people. It is located 6 miles east of Colorado Springs in a quiet recreational community, sits on a public golf course and offers mountain views.

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More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2006
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 19, 2018

About The Owner

Julie and I have lived in the Colorado Springs area for over 40 years. Shortly after we were married, we moved to the Bay Area of California as a young professional couple. But, having both grown up in Colorado, we wanted our kids to know their grandparents, enjoy the mountains, and have the advantage of growing up in a wholesome community. So, although as a couple of twenty-somethings we loved the opportunities the California lifestyle had provided for ourselves, we decided to move back to Colorado for the sake of our kids and have been here ever since. We have never regretted that decision.

The Owner purchased this house in 2004

Why The Owner chose Colorado Springs

The Antler Creek house was built as a model home by a well known local builder. We were impressed by the upgraded finishes and furnishings throughout the house, as well as the floor plan. We also loved that it was located on a great public golf course and in a recreational community within walking distance of the rec center. So we made the investment!

We had the house professionally decorated and supplied it as if we and our extended family were to vacation there ourselves. As a result, the positive feedback we have gotten from our guests has been most satisfying. Many of them have returned--thank you all!

What makes this house unique

We live in Colorado Springs ourselves, so we don't vacation in this house. So we had the house decorated with good quality furniture, furnishings, and conveniences as if we, ourselves, were staying there. For example, we wanted everyone to be able to eat at the same time as a family rather than in shifts, so there are place settings and seating at a table or counter throughout the house for everyone to eat simultaneously. And we invested in the same quality mattresses and towels/linens as we have in our own residence. We have the house professionally cleaned after each guest.

The house is great for family-oriented conversation and activities. Besides the open floor plan which enhances the feeling of togetherness, the home theater, pool table, wet bar, private putting green, library with over a hundred books (many of them inspirational), WiFi, and home audio the house it self offers, the convenient Golfing at one of the most challengining public courses West of the Mississippi, the private recreation center with basketball, workout areas, ping-pong, foosball, air hockey and indoor and outdoor swimming pools, all combine together to offer a great family vacation experience. The house itself has a picturesque setting, with a pond and the 15th green of the Antler Creek golf course in the foreground and majestic Pikes Peak as a backdrop. You can even see some snow-caps in the Sangre de Cristo range 80 miles away on a clear day!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Su sent this email to owner on July 8, 2015:



Hello Don,



I just wanted to thank you for sharing your lovely home with us this past week. It worked out perfectly for our family and we enjoyed every minute of our stay. Everything went even better than we could have hoped for. We aren't able to gather often as a family so it was a very special time for us.



Thank you for being easy to work with. We will never forget our experiences with our family in Colorado.



Sincerely,

Su
Jul 2015
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Amenities

Colorado Springs House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3750 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • FEDERALLY CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES: Recreational use of marijuana or other Federally prohibited substances is strictly forbidden on the premises.
  • QUIET HOURS: Please observe quiet hours of 10:00 pm to 7:00 am out of respect for your neighbors.
  • SNOWSTORM: You are required to shovel the driveway and sidewalk following a snowstorm.
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front
  • Golf Course View
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 4 - toilet , Powder room located on main floor; adjacent to laundry room
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Master bath has double sink and walk-in closet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Garden level bath shared with rec room/bdrm 5
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Vanity has double sink; shared between bdrms 2, 3, and 4
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Upper floor bedroom shares full bath with bdrms 2 and 3
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Upper floor bedroom shares full bath with bdrms 2 and 4
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master suite with bath (2 sinks, tub, shower, WIC, toilet)
    Bedroom 5 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Garden level; hall bath with shower; queen sofa-sleeper
    Bedroom 2 - 1 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , Twin + Bunk: double low, twin high (slps 3); slps 4 total
  • Upper floor master (slps 2): King ; BR2 (slps 4): bunk-double lower and twin upper (recommended for children), + separate twin; BR3 (slps 2): queen; BR4 (slps 2): queen; BR5 (slps 4): King + queen sleeper-sofa. Note: sofa-sleepers are designed for convenience and are not as comfortable as regular beds.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Sauna ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
ANTLER CREEK HOUSE Floor Plan Upper Floor Master bdrm: king bed and 4-piece bath with double sinks, shower, jetted tub, toilet, walk-in closet Bdrm 2: with bunks plus twin (slps 4) Bdrm 3: Queen bed Bdrm 4: Queen bed Hall bath (double sinks + shower/tub) Main Floor Entry Living room Dining room (seats 8) Kitchen (Fully equipped with stainless steel appliances and tiled countertops) Breakfast nook with seating for 4-5 Family room with TV and gas fireplace Library with desk and easy chair Laundry room 1/2 bath Deck with table/4 chairs; Western exposure with views of pond, Pikes Peak, Antler Creek Golf Course green #15 Deck access to backyard private putting green and charcoal BBQ 2 or 3 car garage (manually operated doors) Whole house audio with AM/FM receiver + CD player Basement (Garden level) Recreation room: pool table, home theater (42" TV w 3.1 surround sound + DVD player). Q Sofa sleeper Wet bar w/ sink + small fridge Bedroom 5: K bed + Q sofa sleeper Hall bath (shower + vanity

Reviews

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average rating of 4.8717947 based on 44 reviews
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Okay, but disappointing

  • 3 of 5

I really hate to complain as the owners seem very nice and our family has used VRBO homes for Florida trips and always been impressed with them. We needed a house for 4 days for a family reunion so at least 5 bedrooms were needed to sleep 4 couples, 2 with kids, and my mother. We found this house to be conveniently near Colorado Springs and our reunion events as well as shopping. It was as described and had everything we needed, including parking for our 4 vehicles (3 inside which can be important in hailstorm season), plus room for one more.

It would have been perfect if it were not for the many little issues. When we first arrived my mother and I noticed that the house seemed grimy, like it had not been consistently cleaned, especially the carpeted areas. One of our group woke up with bites on one arm after sleeping in an upstairs bedroom. The downstairs hide-a-bed in the bedroom had been torn off the frame on two sides nor did it have a mattress cover on it. Because it was for a child, we ended up using the mattress on the floor. The receiver on the basement media center was out of order but we were able to reroute the cables to make it work for us. A plug in one bedroom shorted out the whole room when something was plugged into it, but was fine if it wasn't used. Other problems seemed to be related to age, some of the chairs in formal dining area sank in the middle, for example. The lock box with one key arrangement was difficult; being required to keep the key in the house instead of locked in the box while people were in the house meant we were always in fear that the last person out would forget to lock the key in the box and we would get locked out. Other places we have stayed have combination locks that can be changed remotely.

Most of these problems were discovered late at night so even though the owner was apologetic and said he was unaware of them and offered to fix them we had already found ways to adapt. I realize that some problems don't show up until you need to use something or people to fail to report them so everyone was understanding, but a cleaner place would have made all the difference.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are pleased that this guest found the house to be convenient for their purposes and to have the size and features they desired. We appreciate all feedback from our guests, whether favorable or not. However, it is a great concern to us when our guests are less than completely satisfied with their stay. There are many maintenance issues occurring during a guest's stay which are obvious to our professional housekeepers, but others are nearly impossible to detect unless a guest who uses a certain feature notifies us. In both cases, when we learn of issues, we correct them as quickly as possible. I would like to respond to each point. Grimy carpets: I apologize for not correcting this earlier. The carpets in the entire house were professionally steam-cleaned today. Insect bites: The entire house was treated by a professional pest control company soon after this party departed. After a follow-up inspection by the company, we have confidence the insect problem no longer exists. The downstairs hideabed: It has been removed and replaced with a brand new futon. Receiver bi-passed in home theater: We ask all our guests to not alter the cabling in our home theater. Unfortunately, this sometimes happens with today's tech savvy generation. I personally checked the TV and DVD player, which now operate independently of the bi-passed receiver. Inoperable outlet: The wall outlet in question is seldom used. Thanks to the reporting of its malfunctioning by this guest, it has now been replaced. Dining room chairs: this is the first complaint we have ever received about our dining room chairs. If this complaint reappears, I will replace them. Keys: We leave only one key in the lock-box for security reasons. Starting with our next guest, the lock box code will be changed with each new arrival, accommodating guests who wish to leave their key in the lockbox throughout their stay. Don Wilkin, owner August 6, 2018
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5

Beautiful house

  • 5 of 5

Everything was in perfect order when we arrived and worked fine the entire time we were there. Will rebook this house if we make it back to the Colorado Springs area.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The home was very comfortable and fit our needs well!

  • 5 of 5

This home was perfect for our three day conference stay. It was comfortable & homey, provided multiple gathering spaces including the rec. center. I will definitly RE-book again if it’s available.

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Grandma’s Birthday

  • 5 of 5

Very nice big house with high quality furnishings. The large kitchen and pantry work well with big groups. The upstairs rooms get warm when the temp is in the high 90s.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying with us. Regarding the A/C system, we had a new system installed this past spring. The company who did the installation changed the ductwork to provide cooler air to the upstairs bedrooms. Their temperature has been measured as 2-3 degrees warmer than the main floor, which is normal. The lower level, on the other hand, is a few degrees cooler than the main floor since cold air tends to fall. Thankfully, we very rarely have temperatures in the high 90's.
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5

Colorado Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Overall we had a great time, We had 16 family members. The house was as advertised, which allowed us to kind of spread out. Was close enough to see all the attractions around Colorado Springs, but far enough out to feel as you were in the country.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Mahannah/Schenck/Folk/Maxwell reunion

  • 5 of 5

The house was beautiful and perfectly laid out for large groups. We mainly congregated around the kitchen table and the table on the deck. But we also enjoyed playing pool in the basement. The home was close to attractions in Colorado Springs, and we never had to drive more than 30 minutes to participate in awesome activities and enjoy beautiful sites. Information was timely for entry and we were thankful we opted to stay here instead of a hotel. Free access to the recreational center was a bonus, and we did use it the first day. My grandson took pictures with his I-Pad when we arrived, and before we left, he visited every room again because he loved the house!

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Colorado Springs International Airport
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Bar/Restaurant
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Antler Creek Public Golf Links
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
US Hiway 24
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Several to choose from
Nearest Ski
120 Miles
Breckenridge

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Rates & Availability

Available
Unavailable
Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Departure housekeeping $230 + Tax

Monthly rate available Sept 15-May 15; no tax for >=30 days
Unit is pet free, smoke free
No possession or use of federally prohibited drugs
Attached garage accommodates maximum of 3 vehicles
Guest responsible for shoveling walk and driveway after snowfall.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund