This beautiful Craftsman home (built in 1925) is the perfect base-camp for your Colorado Springs stay. Walking distance to downtown, Colorado College, Monument Valley Park and Penrose Main Hospital. Minutes to the I-25 corridor, Garden of the Gods, Manitou Springs, Pikes Peak, the Olympic Training Center, Air Force Academy, Seven Falls, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, and all the year-round beauty and adventure the Pikes Peak area offers. The Royal Gorge, Cripple Creek and Denver are within an hour’s drive.
ABOUT THE HOUSE
This stunning 4000sf historic home has been lovingly maintained and updated. Huge rooms, original windows and wood work, three floors to spread out in and a plethora of amenities make it a true home-away-from-home for groups and families alike. Beautiful yard and gardens, open front porch, enormous rear deck, stream, camper and play area in the back yard, make outdoor time and enjoyable as the indoors.
A note to those of us who have sensitive noses: I never allow smoking of any kind in my home, I clean with perfume-free and low-odor cleaners, use perfume-free laundry detergent, and silver-ions (odor-free, long-lasting anti-mircobial) on all kitchen and bathroom surfaces after cleaning.
Kitchen Equipment - high-end gas stove, two refrigerators, microwave, cookware, dishes, bread machine, toaster oven, and more.
Kitchen Stock - coffee, milk, tea & soft drinks, eggs, bacon, orange juice, cereals, canned goods, seasonal fruits, local produce and treats, spices, condiments
BBQ Grill - professional Weber unit with direct natural gas feed
giant rear deck
Yamaha digital piano
Laundry room with full-size washer and dryer
fenced back yard
3 TVs - one on each level, Amazon / Netflix-capable, DVD player
13' playhouse / camper (sleeps 4 comfortably)
parking - off-street for 2-3 cars (on-street parking for 2 more in front of house).
dozens of classic board games
100s of DVD movies
nest thermostat and odor/allergen filter on modern furnace
PROXIMITY TO ATTRACTIONS
3 blocks to Monument Valley Park - huge park with scenic walking, running, bicycling trails (the Pikes Peak Greenway also runs through the park), baseball fields, playgrounds, sledding hills, large grassy areas perfect for volleyball, kite flying and playing fetch with the dog.
12 blocks to Downtown Colorado Springs - restaurants, The Numismatic Museum, the Fine Art Center, the Pioneer Museum, the Pikes Peak Center, Colorado College, several parks, bike paths, shopping, the US Olympic Center.
6 blocks to Colorado College - CC Tigers, ice rink, events
Old Colorado City - 10 minutes
Broadmoor Hotel - 12 minutes
Manitou Springs - 15 minutes
Garden of the Gods - 10 minutes
Air Force Academy - 15 minutes
The North Pole - 20 minutes
Cave of the Winds - 15 minutes
Olympic Training Center - 10 minutes
Seven Falls - 15 minutes
Manitou Cliff Dwellings - 20 minutes
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo - 20 minutes
Colorado Springs Airport - 20 minutes
Cripple Creek - 45 minutes
Denver - 50 minutes
Mountain Lakes - 30 minutes
Fishing - 30 minutes
Hot Springs - 1.5 hours
Downhill Skiing - 2.5 hours
Cross Country Skiing - 5 minutes
Sledding - 3 blocks
Hiking / Biking / Walking Trails - everywhere
Horseback Riding - 10 minutes
Keywords: Colorado College, Historic Old North End, Downtown, Bungalow, Craftsman, Monument Valley Park, Air Force Academy, Broadmoor Hotel, Garden of the Gods, Pikes Peak, USAFA, COS Airport