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Spectacular Mountain View Home! Family-Friendly, Great Location, Near AFA!

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 2,210 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 6 nights


About the property

4 Bedroom, 2.5 Bath, Mountain and City views! 1/4 size basketball court

Welcome to beautiful Colorado Springs!

We invite you to experience our home tucked in a charming, family oriented neighborhood and located just minutes away from the city’s North highway. Our home is ideal for both relaxation and sightseeing. Situated at the top of a hill, it boasts of unobstructed views of statuesque Pikes Peak and the entire front-range. This scene can be enjoyed in snowy and sunny weather, as it is visible not only from the expansive (500 sq. ft.) deck, but also all west-facing rooms in the home. You will find the atmosphere to be warm, peaceful, relaxing and inviting.

Perfect for families, small to medium groups, vacationers, wedding attendees, anyone associated with the Air Force Academy, and prospective Colorado residents. Our clean four-bedroom home sleeps up to eight people. The romantic master suite is complete with cathedral ceilings, a luxurious king sized bed, sitting area. Master bath suite off the bedroom which includes a garden tub for tranquil and relaxing time.

Summary Home Details

- Accommodate 8 guests

- 4 Bedrooms (All bedrooms are upstairs)

- 2.5 Baths (Half bath is on main floor)

- The living room is comfortable, large, and outfitted with a cable television set (42” TV)

- View/sitting room on main level with breathtaking views.

- Fully stocked kitchen, electric stove and large island, (pots, pans, Keurig and standard coffee machine, spices, etc.)

- Beautiful Dining Room – Seats 8

- Fireplace in living room

- Quarter sized basketball court

- Large deck with patio seating, table, gas fire-pit and gas grill

- Spectacular (unobstructed) Rocky Mountain views and the cityscape.

Enjoy the sunrise or sunset from the deck furnished with a barbecue grill or play basketball. Our home is close proximity to the highway, along with many of Colorado Springs’ most popular attractions which are easily accessible. Additionally, there are grocery stores, a mall, movie theatre, neighborhood pond, walking paths, ATM, bank, park, and many restaurants within 1.5 miles of the home. The Air Force Academy (south gate) is only 2.5 miles away.

Other amenities include:

- Wi-Fi

- 3 Cable Television sets (in every bedroom except the children’s room)

- 2 DVD players (master suite and living room)

- Collection of DVDs for your enjoyment while staying in the home

- Library of books for your enjoyment while staying at the home

- Desk included in Master Bedroom for your convenience

- Linens/towels

- Sandbox

- Children’s toys

Please note that although the house is three-levels, only two are available for vacation rental. The lower level is an enclosed basement suite which is home to a lovely, friendly lady. She has a private entry to her home and has no access the other two levels. Her residence should have no impact on your stay as her living area is secluded and locked away from the rest of the house, she is a sweet and respectful full-time resident. (:

We look forward to sharing our beautiful home with you as you enjoy your Colorado vacation.

Thank you for viewing our home!

More Details

Ysela Erwin
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 22, 2018

About Ysela Erwin

Born and raised in Texas, I eventually made my way to California where I met my husband. We later left the beaches of California for the mountains of Colorado. Hiking, traveling, cooking, reading, road trips, and walks are some of our favorite family activities. Being travelers ourselves, we love meeting people from all over the world.

Ysela Erwin purchased this house in 2008

Why Ysela Erwin chose Briargate

When Katherine Lee Bates saw Pikes Peak, she was so inspired that she penned the famous lyric “Purple Mountain Majesty”. Similarly, when we saw the view of Pikes Peak from the deck, we knew this house was the one. The view, location, quiet neighborhood and quick access to everything you need, influenced our decision in choosing this part of town. We have built wonderful memories with our family and friends, and expect that those who vacation here will have the same experience.

What makes this house unique

The safe neighborhood, nearby walking trails and neighborhood pond, really made this home unique. We have carefully decorated our home with love and believe this will cause you to fall in love with it too.


Briargate House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2210 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 27
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • * NO possession or use of marijuana in any form is permitted in the home or anywhere on the property. No Smoking of tobacco or vaping allowed.
  • Parties are NOT permitted as home is established in a quiet neighborhood. Guest are responsible for shoveling the snow during winter/snow days.
  • Please ensure to read the section on the basement suite set up. Should not have an impact on guest experience, we like guest to know set up. (:
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom - With Skylight - toilet , combination tub/shower , Skylight in bathroom - Provides great natural lighting.
    Main Level Bathroom - toilet , Main level bathroom
    Master Suite Bath - toilet , tub , shower , Garden tub, Double sinks, Separate walk-in shower, view!
  • ~ Master bath has garden tub with view, double sinks, large size walk in shower. ~ All bathrooms include organic hand soap. ~ Each full bath includes a hair dryer. ~ Master bath inlcudes a Chi hot iron
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Mountain View Bedroom - 1 queen , Stunning view!
    Childrens's Room - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Master Suite Bedroom - 1 king , Cathedral Ceiling! Sitting area
  • ~ All bedrooms are on the top level. ~ All beds are dressed with mattress pads and mattress covers. ~ One bedroom has a mountain and city view. ~ Master suite has sitting area, cathedral ceiling, large walk-in closet ~ All bedrooms, except Children's room,include a flat screen T.V.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
Quarter size basketball court in the backyard, enjoy a great game while you take in the gorgeous view! Fire pit and water fountain on the deck to add to the outdoor environment.


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Spectacular Mountain View Home! Family-Friendly, Great Location, Near AFA!
average rating of 4.97351 based on 151 reviews

Excellent rental

  • 5 of 5

Great location. Property was very clean and well maintained.Owner was extremely accommodating. The deck was fantastic to relax on with a great view of pikes peak.

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2018
  • Stayed: September 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely wonderful! Very much like home!

  • 5 of 5

The owners are very kind and the home had everything we needed except food, of course! Would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2018
  • Stayed: September 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Property with a Wonderful Hostess

  • 5 of 5

This trip was extremely important to my family and I, and we wanted everything to go off without a hitch.

Reading reviews, looking at photos, browsing listings for days, this property really stood out. It was a perfect fit for our 6 adults plus children.

Ysela, the owner, answered all of our questions up front, and was extremely accessible and pleasant.

We arrived at the home to a welcome sign, frosted mugs in the freezer, and loads of information on area attractions.

The home was beautiful. Nicely decorated, and equipped for any situation. We were worried about baby items, but they were all there! The bedrooms were situated wonderfully for us, and the master was an excellent get away from the rest of the house! This homeowner truly did not forget anything when equipping this home. The fenced yard was perfect for children, and the toys and games were a welcome surprise for all of them. My children asked to stay again as soon as possible.

The deck is lovely. Grilling in the evenings, sitting around the fire drinking coffee on a chilly morning, we could not have been more pleased.

I hold all vacation rentals to this kind of standard now, and let me tell you, most do not stack up.

Ysela is amazing, and her home is absolutely our choice anytime we stay in Colorado Springs.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Great view, lovely nicely decorated, well stocked kitchen (pots, pans, etc.) spacious, clean. In a nice, quiet residential neighborhood. Ysela was amazing, very responsive and great to work with. She truly cares about her guests and does everything possible to accommodate. We hope to return next year!!

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfectly Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

Our family spent 6 nights in Yselda's beautiful home in Colorado Springs. It was a perfect location for us to explore the surrounding areas. We fell in love with the beautiful scenery! The home was very comfortable and had everything we could possibly want or need. The view from the patio of the Rockies and the Garden of Gods was amazing. We enjoyed the firepit several times. Thank you for sharing your home, the bunnies, birds and cookies :-)

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The location was an outstanding and fantastic experience. The owner was first class.

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at several locations while traveling and this was by far our best experience. The owner was readily accessible and very helpful when needed. We have never had a more well stocked house and the check out process was the easiest we ever had. Overall it was an outstanding vacation.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
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Nearest Airport
18.6 Miles
Colorado Springs Municpal Airport
Nearest Motorway
2.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Saltgrass Steakhouse
Car: necessary

Colorado Springs Attractions:

• Garden of the Gods- Fabulous rock formations, views and trails, horseback riding, and mountain biking

• Glen Eyrie Castle tours

• United States Air Force Academy- tours and Sunday services at the Chapel

• Seven Falls- a series of seven cascading waterfalls

• Helen Hunt Falls – Great hiking trails

• Pikes Peak- 14,115 mountain summit via road

• Cog Railway to Pikes Peak

• Cheyenne Mountain Zoo,

• Cheyenne Mountain State Park- hiking and biking

• Cave of the Winds- underground tours of intricate cave

• Manitou Cliff Dwellings- Native American cultural exhibit

• Manitou Springs- Very touristy, historical, lovely town. You'll find several restaurants and shopping

• D’Vine Wine Manitou Springs- Winery


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Refundable Damage Deposit $200

A hard copy of the rental agreement must be signed and in hand before any reservation is final.

Additional cost will be charged for exceeding 8 guests.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.