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Warm, Wonderful Walden 5 Bedroom, 3 Bath Home With Gourmet Kitchen

Bedrooms 5
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights

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chateau / country house
Minimum Stay
3 - 6 nights

About the property

This Warm Vacation Home Has 5 Bedrooms, 3 Baths And Is Great For Large Families

Walden home welcomes your family to 5 bedrooms and 3 baths with a great room and open gourmet kitchen. This home sits on a 3/4 acre ponderosa pine treed lot with beautiful surroundings. Home sleeps 10 in queen and full size beds in available rooms. Sectional in family room basement could accommodate two more singles. Movie projector with Netflix available in basement family room. All bathrooms have been updated. Rent the home for your next vacation or retreat!

Sandra McCarthy
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 20, 2017

About Sandra McCarthy

Hello there! I am a 4th generation Colorado native who continues to love our beautiful state and what it has to offer. Growing up with 9 brothers and sisters, I've seen a good deal of this great state sharing various interests with my family and friends. My son and I stay very active with the winter and summer outdoor activities so feel free to ask us about some of the areas best hiking, biking, skiing and hockey. My son is currently a student at Western State University in Gunnison and I am a Real Estate Agent working throughout Colorado. We hope you will enjoy our home and the surrounding area as much as we do.

Sandra McCarthy purchased this chateau / country house in 2010

Why Sandra McCarthy chose South Central

If you are looking for a Colorado vacation home that brings the outdoors in with it's decor you have found it. This home is remodeled with beautiful hickory hardwood and slate flooring through-out the interior. The kitchen cabinetry is a rich Birch with an amber glaze finish that compliments the hickory flooring and opens the home to it's warm and welcoming nature. There are board games, internet and projector with Netflix for staying in and staying warm with family and friends. Plenty of room to roam outside on this 3/4 acre lot and if you want to bike in the neighborhood, there are two bicycles available for visitors.

What makes this chateau / country house unique

Location, location, location!! Groups, families and singles alike will appreciate this home with the great location and various activities to enjoy within close distance. Whether you are looking for quiet and serenity with a jaunt around the ponds and trails or live music in Monument you have it! If you want to catch a play or more metropolitan activity you only need to look to the Tri-lakes Center of the Arts in Palmer Lake or the Fine Arts or Pikes Peak Center in downtown Colorado Springs. South Denver is only 45 minutes away and hosts Park Meadows Mall, light-rail and Comedy Works for some great laughs. Whatever your tastes or tourism it can be found with this great location.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(16 traveler reviews)

Warm, Wonderful Walden 5 Bedroom, 3 Bath Home With Gourmet Kitchen
average rating of 4.875 based on 16 reviews

Perfect for family of 5 adults

  • 5 of 5

We had to find a vacation home in less than 48 hours as Hurricane Matthew re-routed us from our original destination. The owner was very easy to work with and accommodating. The home was warm, clean, beautiful and well-equipped. The location was perfect for us as we could easily do trips to Denver, Colorado Springs and to several area attractions. There is not a tv In the main living space, which might be a draw back for some people. No tv in this space was perfect for us! We enjoyed sitting outside one night with a fire.

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I just want to say "thank you!" for you kind words and honest feedback. Sandra
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  • 3 of 5

My husband & I stayed here in September & feel we should share some things that we didn't know from previous reviews.

My husband talked with Sandy & she was great to deal with, the house was immaculate and a great price, beautiful on the inside, great kitchen!!

The downside is this:

Stairs so steep it hurt my knees and I don't have a knee problem.

No AC, which was a big deal because it was hot while there & we aren't used to sleeping with open windows in a subdivision.

NO CURTAINS, except in bedrooms. I literally felt like a fish in a bowl for all the neighbors to see!

So many personal pictures everywhere & personal items to the point where we didn't even have drawer space for our belongings while there,.

Also it would have been nice to have a list of local attractions, grocery stores, etc. When you don't know the area, you don't realize that there is a town within minutes, that for some reason google doesn't list when looking for local grocery stores and restaurants.

A beautiful home, great price, owner is easy to work with, but definitely wouldn't have rented if we had known there were no curtains and that there are some close neighbors.

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Simply amazing!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Our family rented this house over the summer and Sandy was amazing!!! We have four small kiddos and the house was simply perfect for all our needs! The neighborhood is safe and so quiet. There are walking trails and two lakes in the neighborhood! This was so fun for the kiddos. The rooms were all very comfortable and our kids loved the basement! Sandy was so wonderful to rent from and very easy going. We feel very blessed to have had an incredible summer in Colorado!!!

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely amazing!

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I decided to visit Colorado for the first time not knowing much on what to expect. From the arrival to the departure Ms.Sandra's communication with us was superb. Informing us about near by resorts and recommending places.The home offered many utilities that provided to our needs as far as entertainment , fireplace , and a big balcony to hangout outside. Very spacious rooms that allowed all to have their own privacy. Overall a memorable experience for me and my group , enjoyed it so much we decided to stay an additional night! I would like to thank Ms. Sandra for sharing her beautiful home with us and it was a pleasure meeting you;until next time.


  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent place for a special getaway

  • 5 of 5

We had a small family reunion with relatives who live nearby. This home was easy to get to and was very comfortable. The owner was incredibly attentive and even had a couple of bikes to use. Great time. Beautiful setting! Thanks!

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

I highly recommend renting this property. There were 7 of us and there was plenty of room.

The kitchen has every pot, pan, utensil you'd ever need.

The master bedroom is huge and has a great shower.

The house looks even better than than the photos.

Though we didn't use them, there's plenty of electronics, TVs, etc. WiFi access.

Sandra is great. Very accessible for questions.

House is just a few minutes from downtown Monument where there are several funky restaurants and coffee shops, a Safeway, everything you'd need.

Easy access to the highway.

You'll love it!

  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
32 Miles
Colorado Springs Airport
Nearest Barpub
8 Miles
Back East Bar and Grill
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Kings Deer
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Hwy 83
Nearest Restaurant
8 Miles
Monument: La Casa Fiesta, Chili's; Texas Roadhouse
Nearest Ski
105 Miles

Wonderful Walden is a beautifully treed community with ponds and walking trails. Located close to hwy 83 and hwy 105, there is terrific access to the Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Monument, Castle Rock & Denver. I-25 is only 8 miles away so you always have options with which highway to take to Denver or Colorado Springs.


Rates & Availability

Colorado Springs Chateau / Country House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring Break
Mar 15 2017 - Apr 22 2017
4 night minimum stay
AFA Graduation
May 15 2018 - May 31 2018
6 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Colorado Springs Chateau / Country House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2700 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 9 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Master
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Main level
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Basement
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Master
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Main Level -2
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , Main Level - 3
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Basement - 4
    Bedroom 5 - 1 double , Basement - 5
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Stereo
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • equestrian events
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
There is a licensed and respected massage therapist in the neighborhood if you would like a referral it can be provided.

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