This lovely home is a historic beauty. Built in 1889, this refurbished house is full of charm! Full working kitchen with oven, microwave and full-size refrigerator, relaxing living/dining room, two bedrooms each with double beds, a living room pullout couch and a laundry room with washer & dryer. WiFi is also available. There’s a TV with VHS and CD capability.
Relax on the sweet front porch and enjoy the activities of the town or enjoy the quiet privacy of the backyard plaza complete with a little waterfall, a propane grill (bring your own propane) and wood fire pit (wood bundles available for purchase locally). And don't forget the stars at night. The dark sky is breathtaking!
This home is within walking distance to the town park, which hosts a farmers market every Wednesday in the summer. Enjoy a great steak or burger at Chappy's Restaurant! Two coffee shops and unique shopping all are one block away from your front door. Cliff Lanes Bowling Alley is a few blocks to the west and offers games, dining, and bowling. An indoor swimming pool and workout center are located about five blocks to the east. Chip's ATV's offers ATV rentals for trips to the Sangre de Cristo mountains, where you can ride the Rainbow Trail. Hike to the many lakes that are hidden in the Sangres!
Centrally located for many other mountain adventures. Raft or fish the Arkansas River, ski at Monarch Mountain, shop historic Salida and Florence, hike the Rainbow Trail, zip line near the Royal Gorge, ATV, climb to the top of Castle Bishop Castle, visit the Mission Wolf Preserve.
You will be 30 minutes driving distance from the Arkansas River, famous for its excellent fly-fishing. Please take advantage of our outdoor hose to clean all fish. Take a day out to experience the exciting Raft Class 5 rapids of the Arkansas River with two of the raft companies within 5 minutes of Cotopaxi.
Local attractions and drive times:
Arkansas River- 30 minutes
Florence - 45 minutes
Salida - 60 minutes
Canon City - 60 minutes
Royal Gorge Bridge & Park - 50 minutes
Royal Gorge Route Railroad - 50 minutes
Mt. Princeton Hot Springs - 1.5 hrs.
Monarch Mountain Ski Area - 1 hr. 45 min.
Bishop's Castle - 30 minutes
Mission Wolf Preserve - 30minutes
Colorado Springs - 1.5 hours
Garden of the God's - 1 hr. 45 min.
Great Sand Dune National Park and Preserve - 2 hours