French Country Honeybee Chateau! Beautifully Decorated~ Amazing Huge Yard!!(21 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2-7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
House, 4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (sleeps 8)
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A Vacation to Remember!
********SPECIAL!!! $149 per night OFF SEASON ONLY!!!********
You will feel right at home in this gorgeous 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom home that was renovated and purchased for the exclusive use of vacation renters.
*****We are seasoned vacation rental owners and this is our business. We cater to discerning travelers who appreciate upscale amenities, one on one concierge service, impeccably clean homes and attention to detail. *****
You will discover that attention to detail is one of our hallmarks with this charming, historic and beautiful home. It has everything to offer you a fabulous stay in Colorado Springs.
Please visit our website for more information on this home along with more photos and information on our sister property The Parisian Honeymoon Cottage. Our sister property has been featured in Country Living, Homeaway's "Top 10 vacation rentals to stay in before you die", "Top 4 Vacation Rentals in Colorado" and numerous other publications.
This completely renovated 1914 home is the perfect vacation rental experience! Decorated with beautiful colors and a nod to French Country style.
Your home away from home boasts 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, eat in kitchen, dining room, living room, basement family room and laundry room. Enjoy central a/c throughout the home. A rarity in Colorado Springs.
There is a huge back yard with lush landscaping and tons of room for the kids and dogs to romp and play. Have fun in the backyard with outdoor games to include bocce ball, bean bag toss, etc. Sleds provided in winter.
Outdoor dining for up to 8 with large gas grill and outdoor umbrella. There is an herb garden so you can snip your favorite herbs for your home cooked meal. There are also strawberries, plums, apples, pumpkins and watermelon in the garden.
In the winter/fall enjoy crackling fire on the outdoor fire pit. In the summer, gather round and share some smores! **COMPLETE WITH COMPLIMENTARY FIRE WOOD!!**
Bedroom 1. Romantic master with KING bed and 32" TV/DVR
Bedroom 2. French Country Armoire with KING bed, TV/DVR
Bedroom 3. Daybed with 2 twins trundle style.
Bedroom 4. Cozy Chandelier bedroom with Double Bed.
Pack N Play from newborn to toddler and high chair.
The home sleeps 2-8 people.
Luxurious spa-like towels and washcloths. Enjoy high-end personal size toiletries to include shampoo, hair conditioner, lotion, shower gel, bath soaps, mouthwash, along with a supply of cotton balls, q-tips and hair dryer. Rowenta iron and ironing board also provided.
European dishes with numerous wine glasses, drinking & juice glasses, blender, crock pot, ice tea maker, toaster, waffle iron, pots, pans, auto ice maker, sharp knives, silver ware, french press, electric kettle, Cuisinart coffee maker, pasta & salad bowls, platters, etc. There is a large side by side refrigerator with ice and water in the door and a top of the line flat top convection stove/oven and microwave oven.
My greatest desire is that you feel comfortable and happy in The Honeybee Chateau and I will do my best to make your stay the most pleasant and memorable as possible.
I love to pamper my guests with:
*Special treats on arrival
*Giving my best advise on the "not to be missed" places to eat in Colorado Springs
*Keeping the home stocked with new DVDs, books, games and Prism/DVR Tv's to make your stay in house more pleasant (During rainy days ...)
*Keeping new, upscale and luxurious linens, blankets, towels in the home
*Offering a selection of teas, spices, jams and jellies
*A fabulous huge yard with flowers, plants, games, fire pit and deer!
*Offering my availability for any questions or needs or helping with any issues that might arise during your stay.
******SAFETY & PEACE OF MIND******
For your safety and peace of mind, ALL renovations and rebuilding were permitted per city building code and the entire property is hard wired with smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. Locks are key-less digital with your own private pass-code.
This beautiful home is located in the eclectic historic Old North End/Downtown area. This is not a cookie cutter suburban area but a diverse and historic part of our city. It is minutes from Colorado College, downtown, Penrose Hospital, UCCS and Garden of the Gods. Access to Interstate-25 only a few blocks away.
We are excited to share that there is some amazing urban development happening in the neighborhood. Come late summer time, the home will be in walking distance to quaint restaurants, an art gallery, a coffee shop, bakery and yoga/pilates studio.
Less than 5 minutes driving from the Central Business District offering quaint cafes, fine dining, art museums, spacious parks, and charming boutiques. 3 miles from the south gate of the Air Force Academy.
Within 10 minutes of the 5-Star Broadmoor resort and Colorado Springs’ own event center, The World Arena. Minutes from Old Colorado City, Colorado College (on the same street), Manitou Springs, Garden of the Gods, the Olympic Training Center, and the Fine Arts Center. Safeway and Walgreen's within a few blocks. Take advantage of on-site private parking.
Please visit our website www.darlinghouses.com for more information and pictures on this property and our sister property The Parisian Cottage.
******INQUIRY & BOOKING******
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Please feel free to call me for any reason whatsoever! I'm here to help make your vacation memorable!
******************NO EXTRA PERSON FEES!!*********************
Cancellation policy: A ninety (90) day notice is required for cancellation. Cancellations that are made more than ninety (90) days prior to the arrival date will incur no penalty except if deposits were made via credit card which would be $100. Cancellations or changes that result in a shortened stay, that are made within 30-90 days of the arrival date, forfeit 50% of the rental and deposit.
No refunds within 30 days.
Cancellation or early departure does not warrant any refund of rent or deposit. You may choose to purchase travel insurance separately.
Plus 9.4% taxes and a one time $149 cleaning fee. There are no other vrbo charges to you as the renter if you rent this property.
$500.00 damage deposit is run as an authorization only on your credit card the day of check in.
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LOW off season rates!! Click on dates on calendar for more information.
There are no other vrbo charges to you as the renter if you rent this property.
Keywords: Beautiful Renovated 4 BR in the Old North End near Air Force Academy, shops, restaurants, Colorado College, UCCS. Downtown, I-25, French, chateau, luxury, clean
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Member since: 2009
- 1900 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters
Your well-behaved children are always welcome. We provide board games, puzzles, books, numerous TV's, outdoor yard games and kids love the basement tv room. We also provide a pack n play and high chair for the smaller babies....moreless
- Non Smoking Only:
Pets MUST be approved prior to arrival. You may bring an APPROVED housebroken dog only, and we reserve the right to approve the dog at our discretion. Please do not assume that we will approve your dog. There is an additional pet fee that is separate from any excessive cleaning fees or damage fees that you may incur because of your dog. Your pet must stay on the hardwood floor areas only when inside, and is not allowed on any carpeted areas or on any furniture.Well behaved pets only. There is an additional $100 fee for stays less than 6 nights or less and $150 for stays 7 nights or more. This is price is per animal. When inquiring please state the breed and age of dog....moreless
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Beautiful lush backyard with dining, gas grill, umbrella, fruit trees and a huge area to spread out and play games with the kids or dogs! Provided lawn games to include bocce ball, lawn darts, bean bag toss, etc. Rowenta Iron, Ironing Board, Hair Dryer, Vacuum, high-end toiletries. For your convenience, all locks are digital and you get your own private pass code....moreless
Satellite / Cable:
4 HD DVR TV's in home. 52 inch in family room, 32 inch flat screens in 2 bedrooms and living room. Don't worry about missing your favorite show. Just tape it to watch when you return from sightseeing!...moreless
- Video Library
- Tourist Attractions
- Autumn Foliage
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Medical Services
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Outlet Shopping
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Mountain View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Golf Privileges Optional
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Roller Blading
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Room
- Seating for 8 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Alarm Clock
- Alarm System
- Basic Soaps
- Broadband Access
- Ceiling Fans
- Clothes Dryer:
- Filtered Water
- Gas Heating
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Area
- Living Room:
- Local Activities Guide
- Local Maps
- Local Restaurant Guide
- Paper Towels
- Parking Off Street:
- Parking On Street
- Secure Parking
- Security System
- Sofa Bed
- Toilet Paper
- Towels Provided:
- Washing Machine:
- Wireless Internet:
- Wood Fireplace:
- Coffee Grinder
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Ice Maker
- Deck / Patio:
- Lawn / Garden:
- Outdoor Entertainment Area
- Outdoor Grill
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Mar 16 - Apr 30, 2017
3 night min stay
May 1 - May 18, 2017
3 night min stay
USAFA Graduation 2017
May 19 - May 27, 2017
7 night min stay
Summer 2017 In Full Bloom
May 29 - Jun 25, 2017
4 night min stay
Summer 2017 in Full Bloom
Jun 26 - Jun 29, 2017
3 night min stay
Summer 2017 in Full Bloom
Jun 30 - Aug 30, 2017
4 night min stay
Parent's Weekend/Labor Day
Aug 31 - Sep 4, 2017
5 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $500
- Cleaning $149 + tax
- Tax Rate 9.4%
There are no other charges to you as the renter if you rent this property.
Please add 9.4% tax and 1-time $149.00 cleaning fee.
$500 damage deposit is run as an authorization only on your credit card the day of check in.
Monthly rentals available November-March.
There are no events or parties allowed on property.
We will rent for 2 nights during off-season and 3 nights on-season depending on availability.
1/2 due at booking, remainder due 30 days prior to check in. If reservation is made within 30 days total is due at booking. Payment can be made by Credit Card (Visa, MasterCard or Discover).
Paypal is also accepted.
Checks accepted if rental is 60 days out.
Add $149 to ALL rentals for cleaning fee.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Pikes Peak, Air Force Academy, Cave of the Winds, Seven Falls, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame, Garden of the Gods, Old Colorado City Historic District, Manitou Springs, Olympic Training Center, The Broadmoor, Flying W Ranch, Ft. Carson, Peterson AFB, Pikes Peak Cog Railway, Pikes Peak, Santa's Workshop and much much more in this great vacation city.
Year Purchased: 2011
About the owner: The home was meticulously renovated for the vacation home experience. Our rental houses are above and beyond your average home rental. We provide concierge one on one service, impeccably clean homes and attention to detail. My husband and I enjoy sharing our city with others and enjoy making people feel comfortable and special. We will do our best to make your stay comfortable and worry free.
Why the Owner Chose East Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States of America:
I chose this location because of the historic nature of this area of Colorado Springs. I also own and operate my 'honeymoon' French Parisian cottage nearby on the same street. Building began in the area in the late 1800's but most along this historic street are early 1900's. This house was built in 1914. It is just a few blocks to the I-25 corridor and is minutes from the city center. You can get virtually anywhere in the city within 20 minutes from this location. This beautiful home is located in the eclectic historic Old North End/Downtown area. This is a not a cookie cutter suburban area but a diverse and historic part of our city. It is minutes from Colorado College, downtown, Penrose Hospital, UCCS and Garden of the Gods. It is a short 8-10 minute drive to the AFA. I have lived in Colorado Springs for over 30 years and know the area quite well so I can give you concierge service or advice in any area you need.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Home is decorated in a French Country style and has undergone an extensive renovation. The oak and fir floors have been returned to their orignial lustre. Both bathrooms are brand new. Tons of attention to detail went into the renovation. The walls have a Venetian plaster that was hand troweled. Painted with the inviting French colors of golds, pinks, blues and greens. Home is very enveloping and warm with perfectly placed lighting and French themed chandeliers. The kitchen was finished with top of the line stainless steel appliances and granite counter tops. Enjoy all the accouterments the kitchen is stocked with. Feel like you are traveling to the country side of France when you walk into the house and gardens. Every piece of furniture, decor, dishes, etc. was lovingly hand chosen for this property for your enjoyment and comfort. Special requests are taken for any thing you are looking for or need help with. We are here to make sure your vacation stay is filled with memories as beautiful and majestic as the city is itself.
- Primary: (719) 649-3123 (Colorado, USA) Feel free to call for any information!
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The French Country Honeybee Chateau
Mountain views from front
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Master Bedroom with lovely KING Iron Bed and 32 inch TV/DVR
Bedroom #2 with KING bed and luxury linens
Bedroom #3 with double bed and luxurious linens
Bedroom # 4 with 2 twin beds trundle style and antiques
French Country kitchen!
Eat in kitchen
Family room with 52 inch TV/DVR and comfy seating
Expansive backyard with Pikes Peak view! Love those Colorado blue skies!
Beautiful & lush back yard
Front porch with bistro set and flowers. Perfect for your morning cup of coffee.
Upper level living room with 32 inch TV/DVR
Cozy sitting area in living room
House is also great for romantic get-aways!
French Country Armoire that houses a 32 inch flat screen TV/DVR in Bedroom #2!
Antiques in chandelier bedroom
Full bathroom #1 with granite and tile, tub and shower
Large refrigerator and flat top convection stove/oven
Dining Room...A place to make memories!
Curl up with a good movie!
Dining area in back yard.
Firepit with complimentary firewood!! Fun to sit around and visit or make smores
This listing was first published here in 2011.
Date last modified - Sunday, January 15, 2017
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