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Little Blue House On The Creek (downtown Manitou)

West Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs, CO, USA
  • Cottage650 sqft
  • Bedrooms1
  • Sleeps4
  • Bathrooms1
  • Half Baths0
  • Mininum Stay3 - 7 nights

2 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4

You have found a perfect one bedroom, 650 square foot stream-side cottage right on Manitou Avenue. This property has new owners and is brand new to VRBO. With all new and tasteful furnishings, paint, appliances and memory foam sleeping for four, this snug and historic cottage is perfect for couples and small families. You will be steps away from Soda Springs park, Manitou's throwback indoor/outdoor arcade, and all the shops, eateries and nightlife that downtown Manitou Springs offers. Also foot travel distance are Cog Railway, the Barr Trail and Inteman trailheads and the infamous Manitou Incline. Make this your family's home away from home!



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Calendar last updated:
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    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Heater
    • Fireplace
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • No Smoking


      • 1 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
      • Master Bedroom
        1 king, Health Care 12' foam memory mattress
      • 12' memory foam mattress; 42' wall-mounted flat screen VISIO television with Comcast cable service and Sony Blue Ray DVD player.


      • 1 Bathroom
      • Bathroom 1
        toilet, shower


          • Adventure
          • Family
          • Historic
          • Romantic
          • Tourist Attractions


              • Guests provide their own meals


                  • Linens Provided
                  • Air Conditioning
                    Window unit air conditioning in Master bedroom and Living/Dining area.
                  • Fireplace
                    Large electric fireplace in living room for functional heating use and ambiance light.
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating
                    Central Heat
                  • Internet
                    Free Wifi.
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Living Room
                    New 48' flat screen television with Comcast cable and Blue Ray DVD player and large electric fireplace for functional heating and ambiance light.
                  • Parking
                    Street parking near the house is free. We also provide a parking pass for the public 'pay-to-park' lot only a half block away, good for free parking day and night.
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine
                    Stacked washer/dryer in utility room attached to kitchen.
                  • Free Wifi


                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Dishes & Utensils
                      • Dishwasher
                      • Kitchen
                      • Microwave
                      • Oven
                      • Refrigerator
                      • Stove
                      • Toaster


                          • Dining Area
                          • comfy seating for 4 people


                              • Deck / Patio
                                Creek-facing deck in the backyard.
                              • Lawn / Garden
                                Beautiful, sprinklered lawn in front with seating on the porch.


                                  • This historic creekside property is perfect for couples and small families. Walk to nearby Soda Springs Park and downtown Manitou's throwback indoor/outdoor arcade, Miramont Castle, the Cog Railway, and access points to the Inteman and Barr Trails and the infamous Manitou Incline.

                                    70 Reviews


                                    Latest reviews

                                    Great and inviting!

                                    Crystal R.

                                    We arrived to find a home that was very inviting. Large enough for us to all have our own space when needed but small enough to spend our vacation together. The back patio was a fantastic place to sit a listen to the running water and relax. It is located within walking distance to all restaurants and shops. We absolutely loved our stay here.

                                    My husband and I where more than pleased!

                                    Janice A.Doniphan

                                    This place was perfect!!. We highly recommend “The Little Blue House”,we where so impressed! Very comfortable and clean! Walking distance to the shops, restaurants and activities. It was a great home base for us. The Owners where very helpful with their welcome book it came in very handy to get us the lay of the land. We will definitely stay there again on our next adventure to Colorado!

                                    Cozy little home in the perfect location...could not have been happier with our stay!

                                    Melissa B.

                                    From the moment we arrived, we felt at home...the house was very comfortable and beautifully appointed...we had everything we needed for a nice long weekend. The location was perfect for exploring the area...within walking distance of many interesting little shops and restaurants and just a short drive to all of the attractions in/near Colorado Springs. The back patio was absolutely wonderful for sitting outside and enjoying a break from all of our running around...the sound of the creek rushing by was very relaxing and could even be heard from the bedroom at night. I could go on and on about how much we loved our stay here....it really was the highlight of our trip.

                                    There was only one thing that I can mention that wasn't perfect...the mattress on the sofa sleeper was thin and very uncomfortable...all of the metal support bars could be felt through it and it was too painful to sleep on no matter what position I tried...it was also very noisy each time I tried to re-position. Ended up just sleeping on the couch after the first restless night...but my mom and niece were very comfy in the king bed. :) Likely not an issue if you don't need the extra bed for an adult, but if you do, you'll definitely want some extra padding (children may not even notice or might be able to lay sideways). I really can't think of anything else that wasn't great about our stay here...we loved it and are so glad we found this place! Thank you so much for sharing your home with us!

                                    Owner's Response:

                                    We're extremely sorry that you had a bad experience with the sleeper sofa, Melissa. We're also grateful for your honesty - this will definitely spur us to upgrade the sofa mattresses in both properties that we manage. If you should decide to stay with us again sometime, please mention something to me and we'll discount your rate. Thanks again! --- the Pruitt Family

                                    Nice little one bedroom house.....

                                    Todd A.

                                    We spent 7 days at the little blue house. The furnishings were up to date and very comfortable. Downtown Manitou is just a few minutes walk. Owners were very helpful with suggestions on where to eat and other activities. Overall we had a very nice stay and this will be one of the places we concider when we return.... The only real drawback is that parking could be challenging during peak times.....

                                    The house was very cozy and clean.

                                    Jeanine G.

                                    We loved staying at the Little Blue House On The Creek! It was perfect for two people. We loved sitting on the back patio and listening to the creek rushing by...so relaxing. The house was in walking distance to the historic part of town and we walked through town everyday. I highly recommend staying here and we are planning to return again the next time we are in Manitou!

                                    PERFECT - A SPOT OF HEAVEN IN A GORGEOUS TOWN

                                    Kathy E.GEORGETOWN

                                    This house is perfect. The photos do not do it justice. The kitchen is completely stocked and fully functional. The grill outside has propane and ready for action. The back porch/deck is lovely. It was the perfect place to unwind. Large, beautiful trees with a creek made it one of our favorite spots to plan our day and unwind each evening. The living room and bedroom are large and very comfortable. The king bed was very comfortable. The location is great. Walking distance to the shops and eating spots. And just minutes away from Garden of the Gods, Cave of the Winds, etc. We are counting the days until we can return. i can't end this review without talking about the owners. They are amazing. Greg is wonderful and really went out of his way to make this trip happen for us. And Melinda is amazing. We called with an issue on the TV setup and it was addressed immediately, She called back the next day just to make sure everything was OK. I left my tablet behind and she went out of her way to make sure it was returned to me. She is so kind and gracious - I feel like we are old friends.


                                    West Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs, CO, USA

                                    Ideally situated in historic Manitou Springs, you will find yourself easy walking distance to the shops, restaurants and amusements of downtown Manitou, including public parks and the town's well-known throwback indoor/outdoor arcade. You'll also be foot-travel distance to the famous Cog Railway and numerous hiking & biking trails including the Manitou Incline, Barr Trail, Inteman Trail and others. You are only a 20-minute drive to downtown Colorado Springs and 20-minutes or less to a surprising number of attractions found on the city's west side including: Garden of the Gods, the United States Air Force Academy, the Broadmoor, Old Colorado City, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, and Seven Falls. From Downtown ColorAirport: 30 min From Denver International Airport: 1 hr 30 min.ado Springs: 20 min From Colorado Springs

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                                    5 night Min Stays for Holidays & Special Events Low Season Holidays (Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years, Spring Break): $125/nt High Season Holidays & Special Events (PP Hill Climb, PP Marathon, USAF Events): $150/nt Pets are not allowed : [ Prices may vary in rare cases. A direct quote from the owner is highly suggested, and always happily provided.

                                    70 Reviews
                                    Wonderful 4.9/5
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