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Spectacular City & Mountain View! Excellent Location, Quiet Neighborhood!

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 2,200 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! We invite you to take in the exceptional (unobstructed) Rocky Mountain views and the cityscape of Northern Colorado Springs that our home has to offer. There are many charming and decorative rooms with an array of colors, which flow throughout. You will find the atmosphere to be warm, peaceful and relaxing.

The kitchen is fully equipped with everything you will need. Start your morning with a cup of coffee, as well as reading a good book in the spectacular “view room" observing the gorgeous mountains. Next, enjoy breakfast on the large (500 sq. ft.) back deck while taking in the fresh Colorado air and breathtaking views. After breakfast you may want to visit the "Garden of the Gods" park, which is only thirteen miles away. Head back to the house for a barbecue lunch on the deck. A grill, picnic table and chairs are available to you. The deck includes a water fountain, which adds to the outdoor ambiance. Included in our backyard is a quarter size basketball court and sandbox for your convenience. Work off your lunch by taking a walk to the neighborhood pond.

Before dinner take a short drive to the mountainside. The city views get better the higher up you go. Then enjoy a nice meal at our charming and formal dining room table. Afterwards move to the deck for coffee and dessert. As dusk settles and the sun drops behind the mountains, giving way to jaw dropping sights, light the fire pit and take in dazzling city night lights. Wind up your evening with a movie and popcorn in our family room. Take advantage of the brick gas fireplace. Or relax by soaking in the master suite garden tub.

Complete your day with a restful night sleep in one of the four comfortable bedrooms. We pride ourselves in providing an exceptionally clean environment; therefore you will receive superb cleanliness. We use natural/organic hand soap in all bathrooms and the kitchen.

VRBO has now provided a great platform to showcase our home, which gives us an opportunity to share our house with many others looking for a quiet, relaxing vacation getaway.

We invite you to experience our warm and lovely house with the magnificent view. It is uniquely situated on a hill in a quiet (family oriented) neighborhood. Within a short drive are plenty of restaurants, grocery stores, shopping centers and movie theaters. The Air Force Academy (south gate) is only 2.5 miles from here. We believe you will be taken in by the beautiful mountain views and our lovely, decorative, house.

Thank you for viewing our home!

More Details

Ysela Erwin
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 23, 2017

About Ysela Erwin

I was born and raised in Texas, and eventually made my way to California where I met my husband. We left the beaches for the beautiful Colorado Rockies. We enjoy hiking, traveling, cooking, reading, road trips, walks. We have been involved in many outreaches in San Diego and in the Springs. We love meeting people from all over the nation.

Ysela Erwin purchased this house in 2008

Why Ysela Erwin chose Colorado Springs

We desired a home with a view. When we walked into the deck, we knew it was house we had prayed for. 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

Our house is positioned on a hill within a peaceful, safe, quiet neighborhood. The views are spectacular! There are walking paths which connect throughout surrounding neighborhoods. You will experience beautiful sunrises and sunsets. One will have a new appreciation for the song “America the Beautiful,” which lyrics were written by Katherine Bates in 1893 after visiting this city. The lyrics, “Purple Mountain Majesty,” will have a whole new meaning to those who visit. Because of the love and pride by which we decorated our home, we hope it is at the top of your seasonal rental list.


Briargate House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 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 ...
  • Smoking is NOT allowed inside or outside the property, including marijuana smoking which is NOT allowed inside the property or outside on the property
  • Home is established as a quiet neighborhood, therefore parties are NOT permitted.
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 ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • 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.
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • 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 City & Mountain View! Excellent Location, Quiet Neighborhood!
average rating of 4.9774437 based on 133 reviews

Great family weekend

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this home for 2 nights to meet family, friends and to attend a wedding. The house is amazing. Everything we needed was available. The kitchen is well stocked with pots, pans, dishes .........very nice. The house was immaculate, bedrooms and bathrooms very nice with plenty of linens for all. Ysela met us to let is in and explained some things about the house to us then left however she did check on us about 24 hrs later to make sure everything was going well. The outside area is wonderful for kids and adults. There is a sand box that our grandson loved, a 1/4 basketball court and the deck is wonderful with plenty of comfortable seating. We would definitely stay at this property again

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Oct 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Spectacular View! Perfect home for us!

  • 5 of 5

Large, open, stylish home! Amazing deck view of the mountains! This property was exactly as described! Pictures are true! Will definitely be coming back to the vacation home in the future! Thank you!

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Oct 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fabulous stay by two sisters and mom!

  • 5 of 5

In celebration of our mom's 80th birthday, my sister and I wanted to take mom to Colorado Springs. Our mom and dad lived in Colorado Springs 54 years ago when dad was stationed at Ft. Carson. This trip was on mom's bucket list as she had not been back since then. I knew the minute I saw this VRBO during my on-line search that this was the one! When we arrived, it was even more perfect then we had imagined! Ysela, the owner, was very warm and inviting. I felt like I already knew her with all of our correspondence! Having a truly caring owner makes such a difference in a VRBO stay. A plate of cookies was waiting for us in the kitchen as a welcome to Ysela's home! Ysela gave us a tour of the home and showed us her notebook full of helpful information that we used all week. She was absolutely available at any time to answer questions and tend to anything we needed. The house was incredible with a large kitchen, family room, and our favorite indoor room, the sitting room overlooking the mountains. The deck was incredible with a spectacular view of the mountains! Mom was in heaven with the master suite and my sister and I had lovely bedrooms as well. Ysela provided all that we could possibly need, including a well equipped kitchen (and a Keurig!). This VRBO was conveniently located to restaurants, grocery stores and shopping. The sites mom wanted to see were at most 30 minutes away. We had an incredible trip, with this VRBO making it a special stay we will never forget. My only regret is that we couldn't stay longer to enjoy this lovely home. Hopefully we will have another opportunity to visit!

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best rental house ever

  • 5 of 5

We were met at the house by Ysela who owns the home with her husband. We have rented many homes but this was by far the best I have never had an owner meet me at the house to explain everything we would need to know about the house and with cookies. After we were in the house a couple of days she text to check on us and ask if we needed anything. The house was fully stocked with what and well taken care of. The views are wonderful I cant say enough about this house or the owners. If we ever travel this way again I can only hope the house is available. The area has plenty to do and the whole family had a great time. I would recommend this house to anyone I know.

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Absolutely beautiful home and view!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home and amazing views. We felt at home here. The owners were really nice as well. When we vacation in Colorado again we will definitely stay there again.

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful view and deck!

  • 5 of 5

We just love this property. I believe it's our 4th time to book as it's beautiful, comfortable, has all the amenities you would need from home, great view from the deck and more. Very close to the academy and all the attractions. We love it!

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
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Nearest Airport
18.6 Miles
Colorado Springs Municpal Airport
Nearest Motorway
2.5 Miles
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

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning Fee $150
Tax Rate 10.25%

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.

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