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20% Off Oct Shooks Run Retreat Media Room Hottub Grand Dining Cen.Air-Sleeps 14

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The open floor plan is rare for this 1931 Craftsman bungalow

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Last updated: 09/30/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

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USAFA GRADUATION 2017 and 2018 ARE BOOKED
Sorry, no motorcycles are allowed on this property.

This beautifully restored 1931 Craftsman is centrally located in the heart of Colorado Springs, it is located 1.5 miles from I-25 and is close to everything in the Pikes Peak Region. The neighborhood boasts 100-year old trees, good walking areas and 3 parks. We are within walking distance to the middle of the city and 2 blocks to Memorial Hospital.

You will have the entire property to yourself, with a recently-updated gourmet kitchen, large dining table that comfortably seats 12, two beautiful bathrooms including one with an over sized soaker tub, and a year-round outdoor hot tub. There's a large outdoor patio and dining area that seats 10, gas grill, and a fire bowl (plenty of firewood is provided).

There are 4+ bedrooms in this spacious 2800 square-foot home:
* Bedrooms 1 and 2 each have a queen bed, and are connected via a private hallway on the main level that also includes a full bathroom
* Bedroom 3 also has a queen bed and is attached to the lower-level custom bathroom with an over sized soaker tub
* Bedroom 4 has two full beds and 1 twin bunk with an attached walk-in closet on the lower level
* A comfortable European-style futon is located in the main-level library, with french doors that offer privacy from the main living area
* A queen sleeper sofa is available in the main-level living room if needed

A 42-inch is available in the living room, and the lower-level media room sports a 60-inch HDTV and surround sound -- both are equipped with cable TV and Blu-Ray. If you don't find a movie to your liking in the library of over 125 DVDs, there are several Red Box kiosks within 10 blocks of the house. The house phone offers unlimited free local and long distance calling, free WiFi is available in all areas of the home, and there's an office area that provides ample work space.

Ample off-street parking is available, including an oversized 2-car garage with door openers. The home is kid friendly, with a 'pack n play', high chairs and security gate available for your use.

You will be downtown in Colorado Springs where you will find restaurants to fit any budget along with museums, bars, libraries, the Fine Art Center, the Pikes Peak Center, Colorado College, a lake, a swimming pool, ice skating, several parks, bike paths,shopping, the National Firefighters Memorial, the United States Olympic Center and art galleries.

Pike National Forest is just moments away, hosting a variety of awe-inspiring trails for horse-back riding, biking, hiking, 4X4ing. There’s paragliding, mountain climbing, rafting, the Royal Gorge Bridge, swimming, golfing, hunting, fishing, even bird-watching. Take the kids to Garden of the Gods to view ancient Indian artifacts. Ride the Cog Railroad to the top of Pikes Peak, or drive 45 minutes to Cripple Creek and tour a working gold mine, gamble in the casinos, feed the wild burros. Hike the Seven Falls trail, and stop to shop in artsy Manitou Springs on your 10-minute drive home.

My name is Jackie and my husband and I manage this rental for a friend who lives out of state. Although I'm not the owner, I'm not a property management company. We have owned a vacation rental in Colorado Springs for 9 years. I live in this same neighborhood and am always available for help with the house or with the area. We have a great housekeeper and I visit the house each time before our guests arrive to make sure you'll be satisfied with it. Our standards are high as is our respect for our guests.

Cancellation Policy: 100% refund minus a $75.00 processing fee if cancellation is made 90 days or more prior to reservation date. 50% refund if cancellation is made 30-89 days prior to reservation date. No refund with cancellation 29 days or less prior to reservation date unless we are able to re-book the days. Please consider purchasing Travel Insurance as we are not able to make exceptions to this policy. We are not responsible for acts of nature unless access to the property is impossible. Days cannot be switched within the last 60 days prior to arrival.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Primary renter must be at least 25 years old...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Pack and Play provided for your use...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    No smoking in the house, but you're welcome to do so outside...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 11-14

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

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  • Library: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    European-style futon (twin size)...moreless

  • Living Room: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Queen-size sleeper sofa...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 2 double, 1 twin/ single, 1 bunk bed

    One Full/Twin bunk and an additional full...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Main-level Bath: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Lower-level Bath: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Over-sized garden-style soaker tub...moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player:

    Blu-Ray players in the Living Room and Media Room...moreless

  • Game Room:

    Card table and poker table in the lower-level central area with cards, poker chips, and board games available for use...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Comcast 'Digital Preferred' channel package...moreless

  • Stereo:

    Surround sound in the Media Room; under-cabinet radio in the Kitchen with AUX input for phone/iPod...moreless

  • Television:

    (Living Room) 42-inch HDTV; (Media Room) 60-inch HDTV; (Bedroom 3) 27-inch TV...moreless

  • Video Library:

    Over 125 DVD's available for your use; several Red Box kiosks within 1 mile...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    15-minute walk to the heart of Downtown Colorado Springs, with renowned shopping, dining and nightlife....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    The over-sized dining table has two extensions and extra chairs available to accommodate 12...moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 12 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    A powerful central air conditioning system was installed in 2007...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Matching gas dryer is available as well...moreless

  • Garage:

    Detached over-sized 2-car garage with door openers is available for your use...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    The central heating system keeps Shooks Run Retreat warm and cozy all winter long...moreless

  • Internet:

    Free high-speed WiFi is available for your use...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Linens are provided for all of the beds, including extras for the futon and sleeper sofa...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Main-level living room seats 6 on the sectional sofa; lower-level Media Room seats 5 on the reclining sectional sofa, and 4 more on bar-height chairs...moreless

  • Parking:

    In addition to the detatched 2-car garage for your use, off-street parking for 4 additional vehicles is available...moreless

  • Telephone:

    The land-line telephone is available for your use, and offers unlimited free local and long-distance calling...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Plenty of kitchen, bath, and hot tub towels are available for your use...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Quiet and efficient front-loading 'high efficiency' washer is available, and detergent is provided...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    A Keurig single-cup coffee maker with an assortment of coffee pods is available in addition to a standard drip coffee pot...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Service for 16...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Stylish 'whisper-quiet' unit installed in 2011...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Recently-updated gourmet kitchen with everything you need to prepare a feast...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    A full spice rack, paper towels, dish and dishwasher detergent is provided...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Side-by-side unit with ice maker and filtered water...moreless

  • Stove:

    Glass-top electric range with 4 cooking elements and a 5th 'keep warm' zone...moreless

  • Toaster:

    2-slice toaster provided...moreless

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Attached deck off the kitchen with small seating area and BBQ leads down to a generous patio with a larger seating areaand hot tub...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Well-maintained lawn and planting beds...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    Private outdoor hot tub is available year-round; seats 4...moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Early Fall 2016
Sep 13 - Oct 31, 2016
3 night min stay
$300
$1,890 $4,950
Winter 2016-2017
Nov 1 - Apr 30, 2017
3 night min stay
$185
$1,166 $3,900
Summer 2017
May 1 - Sep 11, 2017
5 night min stay
$350
$2,205 $8,100
Early Fall 2017
Sep 12 - Oct 31, 2017
3 night min stay
$300
$1,890 $4,950
Summer 2018
May 1 - Oct 31, 2018
5 night min stay
$350
$2,205 $8,100
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$185
$1,166 $3,750
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee $150
  • Tax Rate 10.25%

Notes:

20% discount for reservations made within 10 days of arrival-not valid w/other discounts

*** 5 day minimum for USAFA Graduation, Thanksgiving and Christmas ***

100% refund (minus $75.00 processing fee) if cancellation is made 90 days or more prior to reservation date. 50% refund if cancellation is made 30-89 days prior to reservation date.

No discounts offered for USAFA Graduation/Parents Weekend


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Last updated: 09/30/2016
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Location

8 Miles
Nearest Airport
Colorado Springs
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Various Downtown
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I-25
0.2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Ravens Nest Coffee

Car: Recommended

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2011

About the owner: I'm in the U.S. Air Force and originally from Long Island, New York. After 10+ years in the military, I've lived in many places...but have always wanted to come live near the mountains in Colorado. After spending 4 years in the Washington, DC area, I finally had that opportunity to come to Colorado.

Why the Owner Chose East Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs, CO, USA:
I set out to purchase my first home here upon arrival in Colorado Springs, and absolutely fell in love with this home from the moment I saw it. With everything I wanted -- historic character, modern touches, open layout, and close to the heart of downtown, this unique home is my dream house.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
As an avid entertainer, I thoroughly enjoy the gourmet kitchen and dining table for 12+... but the media room is the feature that initially caught my eye, and I've hosted numerous movie nights and viewings of major sporting events here.


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Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • The open floor plan is rare for this 1931 Craftsman bungalow

    The open floor plan is rare for this 1931 Craftsman bungalow

  • This 42-inch HDTV has cable TV and Blu-Ray, and the sofa is a queen sleeper

    This 42-inch HDTV has cable TV and Blu-Ray, and the sofa is a queen sleeper

  • The dining table has two extensions the expand seating capacity to 12

    The dining table has two extensions the expand seating capacity to 12

  • The recently-updated gourmet kitchen offers new appliances and granite counters

    The recently-updated gourmet kitchen offers new appliances and granite counters

  • The kitchen has a breakfast nook surrounded by windows with a lovely view

    The kitchen has a breakfast nook surrounded by windows with a lovely view

  • The bright lower level has 2 bedrooms, bathroom, and the media/gaming areas

    The bright lower level has 2 bedrooms, bathroom, and the media/gaming areas

  • Fantastic Media Room and a generous DVD library is also available for your use

    Fantastic Media Room and a generous DVD library is also available for your use

  • A wet bar completes the perfect entertaining space!

    A wet bar completes the perfect entertaining space!

  • The second main-level bedroom also has a queen bed

    The second main-level bedroom also has a queen bed

  • The bunk room has two double beds and a lofted twin

    The bunk room has two double beds and a lofted twin

  • The lower-level custom bath has many eye-catching details and an oversized tub

    The lower-level custom bath has many eye-catching details and an oversized tub

  • The patio has a table with room for 6 (another on the deck) and hot tub

    The patio has a table with room for 6 (another on the deck) and hot tub

  • The covered porch is a great spot to watch the world go by with a cup of coffee

    The covered porch is a great spot to watch the world go by with a cup of coffee

  • The spacious living-dining area, and most of the upper level, has 10-ft ceilings

    The spacious living-dining area, and most of the upper level, has 10-ft ceilings

  • The euro-style futon is a comfortable sleeper slightly larger than twin sized

    The euro-style futon is a comfortable sleeper slightly larger than twin sized

  • Quiet and fast high-efficiency laundry machines are available for your use

    Quiet and fast high-efficiency laundry machines are available for your use

  • Office area is set up for games, and also has a work desk for laptops

    Office area is set up for games, and also has a work desk for laptops

  • The Media Room has a reclining sectional sofa, 60-inch HDTV and surround sound

    The Media Room has a reclining sectional sofa, 60-inch HDTV and surround sound

  • This bright, airy bedroom offers a queen-sized Sealy Posturepedic mattress

    This bright, airy bedroom offers a queen-sized Sealy Posturepedic mattress

  • The main-level 3-piece bath was recently updated

    The main-level 3-piece bath was recently updated

  • One of the two lower-level bedrooms, with a queen bed, full dresser, and 27' TV

    One of the two lower-level bedrooms, with a queen bed, full dresser, and 27' TV

  • The all-season hot tub seats 4

    The all-season hot tub seats 4

  • The 2-car garage provides indoor parking and accommodates full-sized SUVs

    The 2-car garage provides indoor parking and accommodates full-sized SUVs

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This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Saturday, October 01, 2016

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  • Bathrooms
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