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Colorado Springs Vacation Recreation at Your Fingertips! Near Air Force Academy

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Summertime is beautiful here, Green fields aglow with wildflowers! Great Decks

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Last updated: 02/25/2017
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  • Minimum stay:4-8 nights
  • Sleeps:14
  • Bedrooms:5
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

House, 5 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, sleeps 14 Stunning Pikes Peak Views

Colorado Springs is the vacation place to be this year!! Central to EVERYTHING!
We have a beautiful 5 Bedroom, 3 Bath house sitting on 5 acres! It welcomes you with unbelievable views of Pikes Peak, the Front Range Mountains and the Air Force Academy. This home is perfect for large family gatherings and special family occasions and holidays! Fourth of July is especially spectacular!! You can watch 3 locations vividly from this property!!

Four bedrooms upstairs and one bedroom on the main floor. The master offers a comfy California king, hand carved sleigh bed with plush, Euro top luxury mattress, triple dresser and 2 side tables, Wall mounted TV and a dressing area lrg closet! A beautiful 5 piece mst bath with double sink vanity, jacuzzi, jetted tub and large walk in shower, tile floors and counter-tops. The sitting area in the master boasts magnificent views of the Air Force Academy and the mountains!

The additional bedroom accommodations are:
- BR #2 Large bedroom with very comfy queen, rod iron bed with luxury mattress, dresser, armoire, two nightstands and walk in closet.
- BR #3 Large room with Full size antique cherry bed with luxury mattress, and a set of bunk beds, walk in closet.
- BR # 4 Queen Cherry Sleigh Bed with Bamboo, luxury mattress, , 6 drawer Dresser and nightstand; walk in closet, wall mounted TV. This room has an incredible view of the Academy as well! The three upper rooms share a full bath with double sink vanity and separate dressing area. Guests can shower while others use dressing area.
- BR #5 Located on the main floor, this cozy room has hand scribed hickory floors and a view of the mountains and property! The Rod Iron bed is a dream to sleep in! Luxury, plush pillowtop mattress, antique dresser, side table and wall mounted TV! Perfect for those cannot do stairs. FULL bath in hall.
Each bathroom is equip with a hair dryer.

Gourmet Kitchen, Granite /Stainless Steel appliances, DOUBLE OVENS, large 5 burner gas cook-top, warming drawer, massive island with prep sink. Eat in kitchen and room for three at the bar! This kitchen is fun to cook in! Abundant dinnerware and Stainless Steel Caphalon cookware. Kuerig Coffee station, Regular Coffee Pot as well! All the necessities to make your stay in our home very enjoyable!

Porcelain Stone heated floors through main entry, walk ways, main floor bath and kitchen, very cozy for the winter months!
French doors lead into beautiful dining room with gas fireplace and hand scribed Hickory floors. This dining table will accommodate 8-10, with extra seating for 6 in additional elevated dining room with beautiful hickory floors, and a breathtaking mountain view! The formal living room has beautiful furniture and is a nice place to read, visit and enjoy the Front Range views! The walk out basement is a great recreational, sports themed room with a 8' foot hand carved pool table, Foosball table and TV/movie sitting area, with movies for the whole family. Lots of games and puzzles! Huge, sectional couch will seat about 12,with 3 recliners and a comfortable queen sleeper!
Huge laundry room with LG, front loader Washer and Dryer, folding table, ironing board and Stainless Steel hanging clothes rack, who likes to go home with laundry to do!
Wrap deck on the front and 20x40 back deck with fabulous outdoor furniture and fireplace. Private with great views from main eating area on elevated deck! Awesome place for morning coffee and great for evening meals!
Garage parking for two, other portion of garage holds the ping pong table! Bicycles.
Fox Run Regional Park is within 15 minute walk/bike ride or 3 minute in a car! Great hiking, with beautiful lakes!
Colorado Springs offers a multitude of sight seeing attractions, from the natural wonders of Garden of the Gods, Cliff Dwellings, Cave of the Winds, Theme Park of Santa's Workshop, people of ALL age LOVE our INCREDIBLE MUST SEE Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. If you want to venture a bit further the Arkansas River boasts some of the best Whitewater Rafting in the state along with Gold Medal Fishing.
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Owner

Member since: 2012

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 02/25/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 5300 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Absolutely NO smoking IN or ON the premises, NO EXCEPTIONS!...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Sorry, Homeowners have pet allergies, NO EXCEPTIONS....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 12-14

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Mst suite, sitting area, couch,TV, 5p Bath,W/jetted tub...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    Recliner in rm, TV, view...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 double

    With bunkbeds, so it sleeps three in this room...moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 1 queen

    Sleigh bed, TV on main floor NO STAIRS for this one...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Reading chair, dresser, armoire and W/I Closet...moreless

  • The master is a very comfortable, Gorgeous, hand carved King, sleigh bed with nightstands. Sitting area for TV or reading! Stunning views overlooking the Air Force Academy and the entire mountain range! Beds have luxury, bamboo mattresses. Luxurious bedding. Each bedroom is roomy and 3 of the bedrooms have TV's. Three upstairs bedrooms share the hall, Full bath with separate shower area, so you can get ready while someone showers. The 3 of the bedrooms have great views, the other two are on the back side looking across the property....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Upstairs, Dbl sink vanity,separate shower, stool area ...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Main floor, granite vanity full bath...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower, jetted tub

    5 Piece Master, jacuzzi tub, you'll love it...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Cave of the Winds and The Cliff Dwellings are about 20 - 30 minutes away near historic Manitou Springs where there is more FUN shopping and sightseeing. Of course the Air Force Academy is 5 minutes away! There really I a lot to do here. More than I can list, I will have tour books, maps and coupon books at the house for your use during your stay....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Small collection...moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room:

    Full size, hand carved Pool Table, foosball, board games, puzzles,...moreless

  • Games:

    Lots of popular games & puzzles PLEASE DO NOT REMOVE FROM HOUSE ...moreless

  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table:

    Hand carved Full size Children over 12; must know how to play, not to tear the felt. Balls are ONLY for playing pool. (Broken Window was costly) NO SLEEPING, STANDING, OR PLAYING ON the table.. ...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Direct TV with over 200 channels, WI-FI...moreless

  • Television:

    (4)...moreless

  • Video Library:

    Family Friendly, please do not remove from house...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Beautiful view of city lights at night...moreless

  • Monument View:

    Overlooking the US Airforce Academy. Gorgeous views including Chapel on Academy!...moreless

  • Mountain:

    We are on the Front Range, we look right out to Pikes Peak! You are a 20 minute drive to be 'in the mountains'...moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Breathtaking Views of Front Range and America's Mountain, Pikes Peak!...moreless

  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining:

    Formal Dining Room, Large dining table seating for 8-10 Additional seating for 6 in elevated dining room and 4-7 in the kitchen...moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 12 people

General

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Yes and electric water pot...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    TONS!...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Everything you would need! Also have holiday dishes. Wine glasses and other fine drinkware, Crock pot, waffle iron, griddle...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    This is a gorgeous gourmet kitchen with double ovens, warming drawer, 5 burner gas cook top, side by side refrigerator, massive island with ample work space and prep sink. Both main and prep sinks have garbage disposals....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Double Ovens, one convection and a warming drawer...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Basics, most paper goods, spices, unopened, NON perishables!...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    5 Burner gas cooktop...moreless

  • Toaster:

    Toast and bagels...moreless

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Amazing outdoor entertaining, Dining table with 6 cushioned chairs, Freestanding Fireplace with additional comfortable cushioned seating, cushioned love seat and table. **Fireplace cannot be used in dry season , if we have fire bans)...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Jetted Tub:

    Relaxing Jacuzzi jetted tub in Master bath...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
AFA Graduation Booked- 2018
May 19 - May 26, 2017
8 night min stay

$9,500
flat fee
My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
$595

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $500
  • Tax Rate 7.9%

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Location

25 Miles
Nearest Airport
Colorado Springs
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Multiple, All Types within 5-10 minutes
117 Miles
Nearest Ski
Breckenridge & Monarch

Car: Necessary

This beautiful property is located 5 minutes to the North Gate of the Air Force Academy, Fox Run Park just a 5 minute drive from the house where you can enjoy hiking to small lakes, biking, frisby golf and play ground, 15 minutes to the Promenade Shops at Briargate. A great New complex Brunswick Zone XL is 10 minutes away and offers:

•Nearly 50,000 square feet of fun for all ages

•Laser Tag

•Game Zone

•Billiards

•Bar & Grill

•36 bowling lanes

•Professional on-site catering

Within this area there are a variety of new restaurants, 20 minutes into Downtown Colorado Springs for more shopping, fine dining, sightseeing and day spas. Also just 30 minutes to Park Meadows Mall in South Denver!

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1996

About the owner: My husband and I welcome you to our beautiful Colorado home. He is a pastor/worship leader and I am a real estate broker. We raised our two children here and have alot of wonderful memories in this home. We have hosted many family holidays, wedding and baby showers here utuilizing the outdoor living space for the summer occassions! We enjoyed living here for alot of reasons, the privacy yet close proximity to all the activities, dining, shopping and outdoor fun in our beautiful city and surrounding area!

Why the Owner Chose Sun Hills (Colorado Springs, CO, USA):
IMMACULATE-LARGE-C O M F O R T A B L E ! Gourmet KITCHEN! Great space for large families inside and out! Overlooks AFA! Magnificent views of Pikes Peak and mountains form decks! Enjoy the beautiful Colorado evenings outside from distant city lights to stunning starry skies!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Gameroom with pool table, foose ball, ping pong is set up in garage! Colorado Springs offers a multitude of sight seeing attractions, from the natural wonders of Garden of the Gods, Cliff Dwellings, Cave of the Winds, Santa's Workshop to our INCREDIBLE Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. If you want to venture a bit further the Arkansas River boasts some of the best Whitewater Rafting in the state along with Gold Medal Fishing. We want to make your Colorado vacation SPECTACULAR!


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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 02/25/2017

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Photos

  • Summertime is beautiful here, Green fields aglow with wildflowers! Great Decks

    Summertime is beautiful here, Green fields aglow with wildflowers! Great Decks

  • Some new décor 2014

    Some new décor 2014

  • Fantastic kitchen, granite Keurig K-Cup Coffee center stocked!

    Fantastic kitchen, granite Keurig K-Cup Coffee center stocked!

  • Magnificent outdoor entertaining, with plenty of seating, new gas grill, Log FP

    Magnificent outdoor entertaining, with plenty of seating, new gas grill, Log FP

  • Entry with updated décor

    Entry with updated décor

  • Gourmet kitchen, Prep Sink, Warming Drawer here

    Gourmet kitchen, Prep Sink, Warming Drawer here

  • In Master triple dresser, sitting area,2 side tables

    In Master triple dresser, sitting area,2 side tables

  • Rec RM  Couch  3 Recliners Queen Sleeper; Pool Table, Fooseball  Movies Games

    Rec RM Couch 3 Recliners Queen Sleeper; Pool Table, Fooseball Movies Games

  • Thanksgiving Deco

    Thanksgiving Deco

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This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Saturday, February 25, 2017

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