Welcome to our conveniently located, 1897 brick two bedroom, one bathroom 700 square foot upper duplex apartment. It is located on a safe, quiet street just 5 blocks from everything that historic Downtown Colorado Springs has to offer! We also have 2 sister cottages next door, (VRBO #s 355182 & 418955) available to accomodate larger parties...
This light, bright and airy upstairs apartment is the perfect spot from which to explore and experience all the wonders that Colorado Springs has to offer! The entrance to the apartment is from the back of the building which is accessed through a walkway between this building and the VRBO property next door. There is an outside staircase leading up to a small deck and the entrance to the 2nd floor apartment.
The first bedroom has a queen sized bed. The second, smaller bedroom has a twin bed.
The furnishings are contemporary. There is a dining room table (also in the living room) that seats four.
There is a 42' Flat Screen TV in the Livingroom with full cable TV service. We are also set up with fast wireless internet access so you can surf the web.
There are oak hardwood floors throughout (no carpeting at all). There is a nice size modern kitchen with a dish washer, note not an eat-in kitchen. The place is stocked with many extra amenities including paper towels, spices, shampoo, conditioner, trash bags, baggies and napkins There are air-conditioners in the bedrooms and the living room (which cool the whole place).
There is also a barbecue grill in the fenced yard at the bottom of the outside staircase.
The bathroom consists of a small 30' by 30' shower, a small sink and a toilet. The washing machine and drier are also in the bathroom. It's a little tight but is quite functional.
From this property, you can walk to downtown boutiques, restaurants, clubs, and antique shops. Two blocks away is a fabulous urban walking park called Shooks' Run Park, with a meandering stream and you can walk for miles on this paved trail. We are also less than ten minutes from historic Old Colorado City and fifteen minutes from exciting Manitou Springs with their wonderful restaurants, shopping, supermarkets and galleries. Garden of the Gods park, with its exquisite red rock formations, is a must see and it is less than 15 minutes away with a fantastic visitor's center. The Broadmoor Hotel is just a hop, skip and jump away, as well, less than 15 minutes... The Air Force Academy is about 15 minutes north of us, and Colorado College is about 15 blocks away. The Olympic Training Center is east of us and less than a five minute drive.
Bear Creek Dog Park and Bear Creek Nature Center are less than 10 minutes west, and are wonderful places to take the kids! There is also a beautiful mountain zoo less than 15 minutes away. There are many fabulous day trips less than 2 hours from us, including the drive up Pikes Peak, marvellilng at the Royal Gorge, rafting on the Arkansas river, soaking in hotsprings, exploring Cave of the Winds, and visiting the Cliff-dwelling museum, all great entertainment for kids.
We allow pets, but please let us know if your pet has separation anxiety and we will try to provide a kennel.
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. Cancelling within 30 days of arrival date is non-refundable unless we are able to re-book those days. There is a $50.00 processing fee for any cancellations
Keywords: Two Bedroom apartment