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

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 2,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 6 nights

Overview

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

Owner
Ysela Erwin
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 28, 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.

Amenities

Briargate House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • 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 ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 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
Bedrooms:
  • 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.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • 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
Notes:
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.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(120 traveler reviews)

Spectacular City & Mountain View! Excellent Location, Quiet Neighborhood!
average rating of 4.975 based on 120 reviews
5

Lovely home with stunning views!

  • 5 of 5

The view was the #1 reason we booked this home and we were not disappointed! Amazing views of the mountains and the city off the back deck. Plenty of well appointed rooms so we had everything we needed. There were even toys, an outside sandbox, and playhouse my 18 month old niece loved! The hosts met us the first day and were just lovely. Highly recommend staying here!

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Gorgeous View!

  • 5 of 5

This is a fantastic property with all the amenities of home. We received a warm greeting from the property manager upon arrival and homemade cookies! We spent lots of time on the deck, which has a fire table and gorgeous view of the mountains. This home provides everything you could possibly need for your vacation. It's also very convenient to shopping and restaurants. I would not hesitate to book this property again.

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect

  • 5 of 5

It was perfect no complaints at all, everything we wanted and more!

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Place to rent!

  • 5 of 5

Ysela and her husband were great hosts. They met us at the house with freshly made cookies! They even decorated for my son's graduation from the USAFA! The home was very clean with plenty of room for family of 8. The outside deck space was fantastic, great views of Pikes Peak and the Thunderbirds practicing! Would highly recommend this rental property!!

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your wonderful review. We are very happy everyone enjoyed their stay, and you enjoyed our home and the great views. We feel honored you chose our home to celebrate your son's AFA graduation. It was a pleasure meeting you all, we hope to have you back again!
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5

Wonderful home, lovely views

  • 5 of 5

Really liked the cordial and welcoming owners. They are also very accessible and caring. We were so comfortable with all the space. Lots of nice extras like magazines in every room. Kitchen was amazing with dishes, pots & pans, everything you would need. The decor inspired me - the beautiful pictures and colors. All very memorable!

  • Submitted: May 20, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home, very comfortable

  • 5 of 5

Ysela and Mark are wonderful hosts. Home is well equipped, deck views are magnificent. Lots of room for our party of 8.

Home was very clean.

Would definitely stay again.

Thanks, Ysela and Mark

  • Submitted: May 14, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
18.6 Miles
Colorado Springs Municpal Airport
Nearest Motorway
2.5 Miles
I-25
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

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Rates & Availability

Briargate House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer 2017
Jun 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$250
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 20 2017 - Nov 26 2017
4 night minimum stay
$330
 
 
Christmas 2017
Dec 20 2017 - Dec 28 2017
6 night minimum stay
$350
 
 
Spring 2018
Mar 10 2018 - May 12 2018
3 night minimum stay
$250
 
 
Summer 2018
May 13 2018 - Aug 31 2018
3 night minimum stay
$310
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$220
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $170
Refundable damage deposit $300
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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