1899 Victorian, Easy Walk to Downtown Manitou Springs! 420 Friendly Outside(15 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2-3 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
4 bedroom, 3 bathroom, home located in a quiet residential neighborhood
The home is located in a quiet residential neighborhood. Enjoy the the view from the wrap-around porch, or the surprising privacy of the back yard living area and open space, where you will likely see deer and other wildlife. This private outside space can be used for recreational marijuana, be aware that use in public is prohibited.
Inside you'll find the home has been well appointed with antiques and period decor that will return you to the late nineteenth century, except with modern conveniences.
Manitou Springs is a small mountain community set in the foothills of Pikes Peak. It has a very walkable downtown which is only two blocks from the home. There are many great locally owned restaurants and shops and free mineral springs scattered around town. There is a also city park with a playground and stream only two blocks away.
For the more adventurous, the home is located less than ten minutes from numerous hiking and biking trails including Barr trail, Red Rocks park, The Manitou Incline, Garden of the Gods, Pike National Forest and much more.
If you've never been to the Pikes Peak region before then you are in for a treat, if you have, you know how much there is to see and do. The climate is generally dry and sunny and in the summer it cools down nicely even after the hottest days.
Here is a partial list of what's in the area:
PIKES PEAK HIGHWAY, COG RAILWAY, BARR TRAIL, GARDEN OF THE GODS, ROCK LEDGE RANCH, ROYAL GORGE BRIDGE, WHITE WATER RAFTING TRIPS, RED ROCKS PARK, CHEYENNE CANYON, STARSMORE DISCOVERY CENTER, OLYMPIC TRAINING CENTER, TECHNICAL ROCK CLIMBING GUIDES, OLD COLORADO CITY HISTORIC DISTRICT, ANASAZI CLIFF DWELLINGS, CAVE OF THE WINDS, MIRAMONT CASTLE, NORTH POLE and SANTA'S WORKSHOP, GHOST TOWN MUSEUM, AIR FORCE ACADEMY, SEVEN FALLS, FLYING W RANCH, CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN ZOO, IRON SPRINGS MELODRAMA, PENNY ARCADE, WESTERN MUSEUM OF MINING & INDUSTRY, BROADMOOR HOTEL, PRO RODEO HALL OF FAME, PIONEERS MUSEUM, VAN BRIGGLE ART POTTERY, WORLD FIGURE SKATING MUSEUM, WORLD ARENA and more.
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Member since: 2008
- 2160 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Limited Accessibility
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 8-9
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
- DVD Player
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Air Conditioning
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Ice Maker
- Pantry Items
- Deck / Patio
- Outdoor Grill
- Housekeeper Optional
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2016 High Season
May 1 - Oct 31, 2017
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
- Pet Fee $50 + tax
- Cleaning $100 + tax
- Tax Rate 10.8%
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Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Manitou Springs is linked to the surrounding area by numerous trails and parks scenic drives. Including Garden of the Gods and Red Rocks parks, Barr Trail to Pikes Peak, Waldo Canyon, Rampart Range Road, Williams Canyon, The Inteman trail, and much more. There is the Cog Railway and the Pikes Peak highway both of which take you to the summit of America's Mountain and beautiful, historic Ute Pass. There are so many attractions in this area that you are sure to find something for everyone. Whether you stay for just a few days or a few weeks you will not have time to see and do it all.
Year Purchased: 1899
Why the Owner Chose West Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs, CO, USA:
It's a great piece of Manitou Springs history. built at the turn on the 19th century. The home is located only two blocks from downtown Manitou, so it's in a very walkable location. The fact that it's located near the eastern edge of downtown means you miss most traffic when you drive. Also there is off-street parking in the rear of the home which is a huge plus in Manitou
The Unique Benefits at this House:
The home is located in a residential neighborhood on the edge of downtown Manitou Springs. It provides great walking or driving access to the many area attractions which makes it a great home base. It comes with three off-street parking spaces, a huge plus for Manitou! You are within walking distance of the World Famous Penny Arcade There is an outside area where marijuana may be legally smoked. There are natural mineral springs freely available in Manitou Springs
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Front yard and wrap-around porch. The home has over 8000 sq.ft. of outdoor space!
Porch with tables and chairs
View of Pikes Peak from the property
Living room looking toward Dining room with upright piano
Master bedroom downstairs
Master bath downstairs
Upright piano from the mid-1800s
Second bedroom downstairs
Upstairs bedroom, queen size bed
Upstairs bathroom with claw foot tub, yes, the tub has a shower!
View of Manitou Springs looking toward Woodland Park and Ute Pass
Wrap-around porch and front yard
A bright and airy Living room
Living room towards front of home
Master bedroom, TV with DVR in armoire
Dining room towards living room
Downstairs kitchen there is also a small kitchen upstairs
Upstairs bedroom opens to bathroom if desired
Back yard with tables and chairs
The Garden of the Gods is only five minutes away.
This listing was first published here in 2013.
Date last modified - Friday, January 20, 2017
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