Quiet Rocky Mountain Get-Away: with New Video Tour & Low Seasonal Rates!(18 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, 8 Sleeps
Our home has 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms all newly redecorated and ready for a family, small group or individual to come and escape and enjoy Rocky Mountain beauty and quiet. Situated in a small neighborhood, the home is secluded by trees but still near conveniences and fun activities. Our home comfortably sleeps 8 with four bedrooms, two with a queen bed in each, and two bedrooms with two twins in each. All of the rooms have views of trees and wildlife. Upstairs there is a living room with vaulted ceilings, a wood burning stove and a sliding glass door that leads to the wrap around deck, perfect for sitting and reading or just enjoying the quiet. The kitchen is connected to the living room and has a stove, refrigerator, coffee maker, microwave, toaster and is fully stocked with dishes, silverware and cookware. Downstairs you will find a media/family room with 2 couches and a television (with movies on DVD and VHS) as well as a PS-2 player with various games. There is a small fenced-in yard with a sitting area and grassy section where little ones can play or 1.6 acres of treed land surrounding the house. We hope you will come and enjoy our home and find the rest and adventure you're looking for in the heart of the Rocky Mountains.
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Member since: 2013
- 2 story
- 1700 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 8
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- DVD Player
- Video Games
- Video Library
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Gambling Casinos
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Ice Skating
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Ski Lift Privileges
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Towels Provided
- Wood Stove
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Deck / Patio
- Lawn / Garden
- Outdoor Grill
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Off Season, not incl. holidays
Oct 17 - May 26, 2017
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Property Damage Protection $59
- Cleaning Fee $100
- Tax Rate 3.9%
Rates are subject to change without notice (but not once reservations have been made).
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Nestled in the mountains behind Pikes Peak in a treed residential area, this 4 bedroom 2 bathroom home sits on 1.6 acres and offers a secluded get away from the busyness of everyday life while still being conveniently located near countless activities and attractions. Sit on the wrap around deck and watch the deer graze or visit the many activities nearby like The Wolf and Wildlife Center, just 2 minutes away. Also nearby are the Florissant Fossil Beds, Mueller State Park (hiking), 11 Mile State Park (Lake & River Fishing), Cripple Creek (Gambling and historical sites), Woodland Park (shopping/dining), Historical Manitou Springs (shopping), Manitou Cliff Dwellings, Cave of the Winds and Pikes Peak, or visit Santa's Workshop at the base of Pikes Peak, to name just a few. Colorado Springs has tons to offer with Garden of the Gods, The Air Force Academy, Old Colorado City, the Olympic Training Center and Red Rock Canyon not to mention restaurants, malls and bike trails. All of these activities are less than 50 minutes away from this home that feels like a mountain escape. If you want to go west you can find various historical mountain towns, including Fairplay (with a re-created ghost town), Buena Vista (with hot springs and horseback riding), Salida (a beautiful town great for shopping and rafting), and Breckenridge (skiing). Whether you want to stay close to home and just enjoy an escape from a frantic schedule or you're looking for adventure, you'll find it here.
Year Purchased: 2002
About the owner: My wife, five kids and I love Colorado and especially enjoy hiking and exploring new places.
Why the Owner Chose Florissant, CO, USA:
I grew up coming to this part of Colorado. I spent many summer nights camping in 11 mile canyon, about 15 minutes from Silent Creek. I've always loved coming to the mountains to enjoy the outdoors. Then, eleven years ago, my wife and I decided to move up to this beautiful area, making it our home year-round. Now we're excited to turn it in to a vacation rental for others to enjoy.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
One of the things we fell in love with was the wildlife. We have had up to 20 deer grazing on the property and have even listened to the howls of animals at night or seen a black bear lumbering through the trees below our home. We also love the peaceful, star-filled nights as we sit out on our deck talking. When the sun goes down, often the only things we hear are the wind and an occassional fox looking for food. Not only did we fall in love with the nature up here, but we love our home. We're far enough out that it really feels like a Colorado mountain escape, but close enough to fun outdoor activities.
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The wrap around deck is ideal for wildlife viewing and bbq's!
Silent Creek Vacation Home
Upstairs living room with wood-burning stove.
Dining area. The windows look out into the forest
Downstairs living room also has a walk out patio that over looks the forest.
Master Bedroom. The massive picture window is a great place to view wildlife
Upstairs bathroom with full bath/shower
Second upstairs bedroom (includes a porta-crib upon request)
Small neighborhood pond with covered gazebo for your picnics!
View looking out back from the wrap-around deck. Wildlife sightings guaranteed!
Street view from the house. Great for taking neighborhood walks to the pond.
The front door over looks the forest. The deck is great for star gazing.
View below the house, from the back. Great backyard for exploring!
Kitchen with dining nook
Downstairs living room. Enjoy movies and games with a Blue Ray player and PS2.
Go back in time in the downstairs country bathroom, and soak in the clawfoot tub
Downstairs bedroom. These windows are great for viewing wildlife.
The downstairs pink room. Deer often graze outside this window.
A fall walk through our neighborhood
Small neighborhood pond. Great for skipping stones
There are so many beautiful places to hike near our home.
Sunset from the front door. Also a great place to see the Milky Way & satellites
This listing was first published here in 2013.
Date last modified - Thursday, April 20, 2017
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