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Lovely 3 BR, 2 BA home in historic Old Colorado City

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

House: 3 Bedroom, 1 3/4 Baths, Sleeps 6 In Beds.

Location! Location! Location!!!

Welcome to our lovely, recently renovated 1800 square foot, 3 bedroom, 1 & 3/4 bath home, located in historic Old Colorado City. This residential neighborhood has homes built as early as the 1870s and is a charming and safe area in the Springs, just 5 minutes from downtown Colorado Springs.

Our house was originally built in 1893 & is located on a quiet street, just a block away from the main avenue of Old Colorado City, which is a second downtown area in the Springs.

Our ranch-style home has a large living room with a vaulted ceiling. There are two comfortable modern couches facing a 46' flat screen HD TV. We have full HD cable service as well as high speed WiFi. One bedroom is off the living room, and is set up with two twin beds. There is a flat screen 20" TV in this bedroom.

The large master bedroom has a vaulted ceiling and a king-sized bed with a very comfortable mattress. There is a gas fireplace across from the bed, and the adjoining bathroom/dressing area has a nice tiled shower, as well as a toilet and sink. The master bedroom has a 42" flat screen high def TV above the fireplace, great for watching TV in bed before going to sleep.

The other bedroom on this side of the house has a queen-size bed. There is a 24" flat screen TV in this bedroom.

During the warm months, each bedroom (as well as the living room) also has a window-mounted air conditioner, which serve to keep the house nice and cool. Please note that this house does NOT have central air.

The kitchen has all stainless steel appliances and there is a dining area right off the kitchen.

There is also a 2nd bathroom with a tub located near the back door to the house, near the kitchen. The large laundry room is across from the bathroom and has a full size washer and dryer.

From the back yard, there is a panoramic view of the front range of the Rocky Mountains (see photo). There is also a barbecue grill and patio area with a nice patio set up for 'al fresco' dining and relaxing.

Colorado Ave, the main street in Old Colorado City, is just a block away with its wonderful restaurants and shops. Every Saturday, just 3 blocks from our house in Bancroft Park, is a fantastic farmer's market with locally grown produce, baked goods, tamales, etc.

It's very convenient to walk a block or two and find Pizza Rustica, (great brick oven pizza), Jake & Telly's (Greek food), La Baguette cafe (French bakery & bistro), Paravicini's Italian Restaurant (good Italian food), Colorado Creamery (ice cream) and much more. If you like Barbecue, another great restaurant within walking distance is Front Range Barbecue, and Rudy's is just across Highway 24 off of 31st street. The Mason Jar has great American food. Safeway, Walmart and King Soopers are all within a 10 minute drive.

Seven Falls and Helen Hunt Falls are located in Cheyenne Canyon, about a 10 minute drive away and both are incredibly beautiful. For a shot of old world elegance, the five star Broadmoor hotel, an historic resort that is a wonderful place to go for a drink or a meal or just to walk around the gorgeous grounds is also only about a 10 minute drive from the house!

Historic Manitou Springs with its wonderful restaurants, shopping and galleries is about a 5 minute drive west from the house. It's a fun time exploring the Cave of the Winds and the Cliff-dwelling museum in Manitou Springs, both great entertainment for kids. Garden of the Gods park, with its exquisite red rock formations, is a must see and it is less than 5 minutes away with a fantastic visitor's center.

Downtown Colorado Springs is just a hop, skip and jump away, as well...

The Air Force Academy is about 15 minutes north of us, and Colorado College is about 7 minutes away in the downtown area. The Olympic Training Center is east of us and less than a ten minute drive. Cheyenne Mountain Zoo is less than 10 minutes away.

Highway 24 - the main route up into the mountains - is less than 5 minutes away. There are many fabulous day trips less than 2 hours from us up the pass, including the drive up Pikes Peak, the Royal Gorge in Canyon City, rafting on the Arkansas river, soaking in hotsprings in Buena Vista or Penrose and having lunch in Woodland Park.

This property has off street parking in our driveway for several cars and can also accommodate a medium sized RV. There is also plenty of on-street parking in front of the house.

Cancellation Policy: 100% refund if cancellation is 60 days or more before arrival date.

Cancelling 30-60 days before arrival date will result in forfeit of deposit unless we can re-rent your dates, in which case, we will refund your deposit.

Cancelling within 30 days of arrival date is also non-refundable unless we are able to re-book those dates.

There is a $50.00 processing fee for any cancellation.

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Mark Lowenherz
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
January 20, 2018

About Mark Lowenherz

Although we are transplants from elsewhere in the country, we came out to Colorado many years ago and fell in love with it. Colorado Springs' Westside - and Old Colorado City in particular - has been our home ever since (and is where we first met). We still live and work in the area and truly enjoy the family-friendly neighborhood environment set against the backdrop of beautiful Pikes Peak.

Mark Lowenherz purchased this house in 2009

Why Mark Lowenherz chose Old Colorado City

We love being in Old Colorado City, within walking distance of the neighborhood restaurants, shops and nightlife! We also love being so close to the Garden of the Gods Park, where we walk our pups as often as we can.

What makes this house unique

Easy access to everything Colorado Springs and the beautiful Pikes Peak Region has to offer!!


Old Colorado City House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Part of Master Bedroom suite.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Bedroom 1 is the Master bedroom suite. This bedroom has a King Bed, fireplace and 3/4 bath. Bedroom 2 has a queen bed. Bedroom 3 has 2 twin beds.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting


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Lovely 3 BR, 2 BA home in historic Old Colorado City
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 36 reviews
Lees Summit, Missouri

Comfortable Home & Location, Location, Location!

  • 5 of 5

This comfortable, clean, and very well equipped and supplied home is just a block walk to the heart of Old Colorado City with its to interesting shops and wide selection of dining and is just a short drive to hiking trails and area attractions. It was easy to feel welcome and at home during our one-week stay. I would recommend this rental and would book it again.

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Everything we needed!

  • 5 of 5

We saw deer in the backyard and this house had the perfect sleeping arrangement for my family with 3 young adults. Each room has an air conditioner, though we barely used them. The kitchen was fully equipped right down to a fabulous ice maker. The location is within easy walking distance to shopping and many restaurants. We would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comfortable Stay - Great Location

  • 5 of 5

This was a clean comfortable and somewhat quirky property in a fantastic location one block off of Colorado Ave. in Old Colorado City. We loved morning coffee on the fenced-in front porch looking up at the mountains with our dog happily watching the world go by. There was ample room to spread out inside, reliable wifi and good TV options. The owner/manager Chris was great and provided helpful advice regarding things to do in the area. We walked a couple blocks to restaurants with dog-friendly patios most nights. It was also nice to be within 15 minutes of almost everywhere we wanted to hike.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kansas City, Mo.

Awesome VRBO!

  • 5 of 5

it was a great place to stay to see all the sites near Colorado Springs. The house was clean and very comfortable. The view of the mountains was nice. The neighborhood was quiet and it was walking distance to nearby shops and restaurants. I would definitely stay here again. The owners were also very nice.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved our temporary digs

  • 5 of 5

I rented this home for a family gathering to celebrate the life of the family patriarch. I chose it because it was near great restaurants and Garden of the Gods and Pikes Peak. Our labs came along. The house was spacious and clean, beds were comfortable. Adequate parking. Quiet street. I found a nearby trail to let my dogs run off leash. Only 6 of us stayed, but 10 of us hung out. The house was big enough and comfortable enough for us all. Very reasonable rate.

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved the master suite

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed mornings on the front porch with our dog seeing the mountains. And evenings on the back patio with views of the mountains. Of course, Manitou Springs was wonderful!!

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
13 Miles
Colorado Springs Municipal Airport
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Patty Jewett Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
0.2 Miles
Highway 24
Car: recommended

Our property is located in the heart of Old Colorado City, a lovely neighborhood with fabulous restaurants, shops, museums, hiking and biking, much within walking distance. We are a 5 minute drive from the Garden of the Gods Park and minutes away from downtown Colorado Springs and historic Manitou Springs, with its own wonderful shops & restaurants. Staying here, you are literally within minutes of everything that Colorado Springs has to offer! Even the Airforce Academy is only a 20 minute or less drive away.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Pet Fee $100

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.