Beautiful, Newly Remodeled Home with Panoramic View of Usafa and Pikes Peak(26 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:4 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
No cleaning fee. Hot tub. WIFI. Mountain Views. Forested. Spacious rooms. AC.
The open concept, exceptionally large rooms are perfect for enjoying time together in front of the gas fireplace, playing games, watching television, and cooking and enjoying meals together in the kitchen/dining room area (easily seats 12) or on the deck. The bedrooms are large and all have living areas for private time. The third bedroom even has a Relax-the-Back chair. If someone needs to work, there is a comfortable, large office and WIFI is free and available 24 x 7. All linens are provided as well as a newly remodeled and convenient laundry room. If you have special little ones, a Pack & Play is available and there is plenty of room for the inflatable mattress in the third bedroom if you need an extra bed for a child.
The kitchen is fully equipped with new stainless steel appliances and all the conveniences of home. The lights will be on and there will be coffee, tea and chocolates ready for you upon arrival.
When we moved here from Minneapolis in 2009, we could hardly believe we found the perfect house in a quiet, private area nestled among tall pines with such spectacular views of the Front Range, Pikes Peak and the Air Force Academy. The house had a WOW effect on us, and it continues to have the same effect on everyone who visits.
Because of the high elevation (7500 ft.), forested area, and the wonderful mountain breezes, air conditioning is seldom needed, but the house now has central air-conditioning (September 2016) for those especially warm summer days.
We feel confident that you will enjoy your time in this newly listed (March 2014) vacation home and look forward to meeting you and sharing this wonderful Colorado-style house with you. It is truly our wish that your time in this area will be a blessing and a wonderful memory.
COLORADO SPRINGS ATTRACTIONS (located within 5-30 minutes of driving time from the home)
Garden of the Gods- Fabulous rock formations, views and trails, horseback riding, and mountain biking
Pikes Peak- an accessible 14,115 mountain summit via road or the Cog Railway train, known as 'America's Mountain'
United States Air Force Academy- tours and Sunday services at the Chapel
Seven Falls- a series of seven cascading waterfalls
Helen Hunt Falls with hiking trails
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, nestled on the side of a mountain with unique and beautiful exhibits
Serenity Springs Wildlife Center- private tours to view over 120 exotic lions, tigers, leopards and cougars
Cheyenne Mountain State Park- hiking and biking
Cave of the Winds- underground tours of a complex cave system
Manitou Cliff Dwellings- Native American cultural exhibit
Manitou Springs- historic and beautiful town with restaurants and tourist shopping
Bass Pro Shop- newest multi-million dollar attraction with shopping, animal exhibits, a restaurant and bowling
Will Roger's Shrine
Pioneer's Museum- features the history and culture of the Pikes Peak Region, located in the 1903 Historic El Paso County Courthouse
CityROCK- indoor rock climbing and instruction facility
Hot Air Balloon rides with Adventures Out West
Mountain bike trails; Rock Climbing; Hiking (including the Manitou Incline challenge with steep vertical gains of over 2000ft in elevation)
Pikes Peak Zip Line- 625ft of zip line over Manitou Springs
Colorado Jeep Tour Company
Various events, shows and productions at the World Arena or the Pikes Peak Center
Olympic Training Center- tours of the athletic facilities
Unique local shopping, upscale national chain stores, and the Castle Rock Outlet Mall
Countless fine local restaurants and national chain restaurants
Public golf courses, including the secluded and beautiful Bear Dance Golf Course in Larkspur, CO
Fox Run Regional Park- (7 min. from the home) fabulous mountain views, lots of open play space, playgrounds and forested hiking trails
Focus on the Family Headquarters
Glen Eyrie Castle- English Tudor style castle, nestled in 'Garden of the Gods' type terrain; built by General William Palmer; afternoon teas
Full-service spa at the exclusive, Tuscan-styled Club at Flying Horse (7 minutes from the home)
Movies at Hollywood Theaters at Interquest and I-25; bowling at Brunswick Bowl.
UTE PASS/HWY 24 ATTRACTIONS (located within 60-75 minute driving time of the home):
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
North Pole Santa's Workshop- family-oriented Christmas themed amusement park
Town of Cripple Creek - casinos, historic gold mines tours
City of Woodland Park- restaurants, shopping, Dinosaur Museum
Canon City - train ride, rafting, Royal Gorge
Salida - fishing, hiking, jeep trails, Monarch Ski Resort, rafting, shooting range
Fishing- Gold Medal/Blue Ribbon Fishing, including: the Dream Stream, Tomahawk, Badger Basin on the South Platte, Blue River, Arkansas River, Eleven Mile Canyon River, Eleven-Mile Reservoir, Spinney Reservoir, Rampart Reservoir, Antero Reservoir, Tarryall Reservoir, and Jefferson Lake; guides offered through Peak Fly Shop and Angler's Covey
DENVER AREA ATTRACTIONS (1 hour drive from this home):
Shopping: 16th Street Mall
Denver Broncos Football
Colorado Rockies Baseball
Colorado Avalanche Hockey
Elitch Gardens Amusement Park
Water World Water Park
The Denver Aquarium
Denver Art Museum
Denver Botanic Gardens
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Member since: 2014
- 3200 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 7
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Children Welcome:
- Non Smoking Only:
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 6-7
- *****The master suite is a large room with mountain views, a private living area, and a flat screen TV. The king mattress is firm but soft enough to be luxuriously comfortable. And your white terry robes are ready and waiting to be used when you enjoy the hot tub on the deck. *****The second bedroom is also a large room with views of the forested area behind the house. The plush pillow-top queen sized mattress is engineered for comfort with both a firm side and a softer side. The walk-in closet with built-in cabinet is super convenient for travelers. Two white terry robes are hanging and ready if you want to enjoy the hot tub on the deck. The couch in the room provides a private area for relaxing. *****The third bedroom is a very large room -- large enough for an additional air mattress for the kids or a Pack-and-Play for a little one. This bedroom has a comfortable, firm queen-sized bed and a Relax-the-Back recliner, which you just have to try!...moreless
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- *****The master bath has a glass and Colorado white marble shower, two vanities, a large tub and walk-in closet. The high ceilings and Monument, Colorado, climate means you seldom need airconditioning. And there is even a Pikes Peak view from the shower. *****The newly remodeled second bathroom adjoins the second bedroom but is also easily accessible from the third bedroom. The new granite vanity has plenty of storage to accommodate guests in both bedrooms. You will find this bathroom spacious and convenient. We provide shampoo, conditioner, body wash, lotion, hand soap, toilet paper, hair dryers, and plush towels, hand towels, and wash cloths in each bathroom. You will find both bathrooms immaculately clean....moreless
- DVD Player
- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Outlet Shopping
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Monument View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Fly Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Child's Highchair
The large adjoining dining table easily seats eight people. The bar stools at the granite breakfast bar seat four. The barstools convert nicely to a highchair with 2 available chair seats and trays....moreless
- Dining Area
- Seating for 12 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer:
- Fitness Room / Equipment:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room:
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine:
- Coffee Maker:
Dishes & Utensils:
This kitchen is fully equipped -- we also live here some of the time! China, silverware, cutlery, stainless steel and nonstick cookware, toaster, blender, crock pot, mixer, bake ware included....moreless
- Pantry Items:
Deck / Patio:
Two patio tables--one seats six and the other two. Patio swing and lounge chair. Gas Grill. And flowers and hummingbirds in season. Panoramic view of Pikes Peak, Front Range and Air Force Academy....moreless
- Lawn / Garden:
- Outdoor Grill
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My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Property Damage Protection $99
- Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
- Tax Rate 5.13%
Summary of additional charges:
Property Damage Protection $99
Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
Taxes NOT included 5.13%
NO cleaning fee charged for minimum stay of 4 nights (*less than 4 nights stay $150 charge for cleaning)
Guest must request permission before hosting a gathering (visitors who are not staying at the house) while at the house (possible charge of $150 for cleaning)
Guest is requested to email a signed Rental Agreement to Owner prior to reservation date
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Year Purchased: 2010
Why the Owner Chose Monument, CO, USA:
For years we vacationed in this area, visiting our children who loved Colorado and moved here. We fell in love with this area, too, and decided to move here from Minneapolis in 2009. We searched for a Colorado-style house in the forest that would have a wonderful view of the mountains, large rooms, high ceilings, and an open concept kitchen, dining and living room area. This house met all the criteria as well as location. . . location. . . location. This house makes you feel like you are always on vacation!! We continue to be amazed at the beauty of the views from this house every single day of every season.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
We could hardly believe we found the perfect house in a quiet, private area nestled among tall pines with such spectacular views of the Front Range, Pikes Peak and the United States Air Force Academy. The house had a WOW effect on us, and it has the same effect on everyone who visits.
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Panoramic views of Pikes Peak, the Front Range and AFA from the house and deck.
Private, forested one-acre lot. Beautiful spring, summer, fall and winter.
A perfect place for a relaxing lunch or candlelight dinner.
Early morning view from deck of snow-capped Pikes Peak and the Air Force Academy
You'll love this spacious great room with gas fire place and satellite TV.
Beautiful, immaculate, newly remodeled--the perfect place for everyone to enjoy.
Newly remodeled fully-equipped kitchen adjoining living and dining area.
If you must work . . .there are two desks and free WIFI . . .and mountain views.
The master has views, too, as well as a private area to read or watch TV.
Super comfortable queen bed with sofa for relaxing. Adjoins second bathroom.
Queen size bed in super large third bedroom with views of Pikes Peak.
You may even see a few deer wandering up the driveway . . .
The hummingbirds love the flowers surrounding this Colorado-style house.
Awesome deck--barbecue, relax, or enjoy the view and hot tub.
Spectacular sunrises and sunsets . .
Enjoy the hot tub under the stars and city lights.
Views are not just from the deck but from every room in the house!
Room for 8 to be seated at the dining table and 4 more at the granite counter.
Step in the front door.Welcome to Colorado and this wonderful split-level house!
Master bedroom suite is furnished with a firm but very comfortable king bed.
Large master bathroom with two vanities/sinks and walk-in closet.
Newly remodeled bathroom with granite countertop vanity adjoining second bedroom
Everyone will want to try out the Relax-the-Back recliner in this large bedroom.
And last not but least . . .the kids will love the play house in the trees.
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Thursday, March 23, 2017
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