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"Scenic outlook" forever mountain and city lights views, 800' above city.

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

The BEST 360 degree view in Colorado Springs with a luxury duplex

Enjoy the many attractions of Colorado Springs by day and return to enjoy the panoramic city lights, with a cozy fireplace and walls of glass at night. Or you may just want to chill on your private patio with forever views of mountains and the city.

This is a very unique property, located on a cliff, about 800' higher than the city with a 360 degree view. It consists of a fully private, nicely decorated luxury duplex located on the lower level of the house (owners live on top floor). It has 3 bedrooms with queen beds and 2 full baths. Amenities include Free Wifi, 55" and three 32" TVs, DVD, full kitchen, Keurig Kcup brewer, master suite, carport, gas grill, gas fireplace, hair dryer, iron and ironing board, W/D, and many more.

You will be within 5 - 10 minutes from the Broadmoor, Ft. Carson, the world famous zoo, Seven Falls, the World Arena, and the beautiful Cheyenne Canyon where you can drive or hike through gorgeous alpine country.There are 2 grocery stores, Sam's and Walmart within 2 miles. Also, the Air Force Academy is 20 mins, away.. Don't forget to check out our video

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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
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 23, 2018

About Gary

Hi, I'm Gary and this is my dream home. I built the separate apartment to be my own space when I can't do stairs anymore. Meanwhile it has been used for family or rentals.

Janet and I occupy the upper floor and are available 24/7.

We will be delighted to suggest sites to visit and answer any questions about our beautiful city.

Gary purchased this apartment in 2007

Why Gary chose Southeast Colorado Springs

THE MOST AMAZING VIEW!!! Mountains by day and city lights at night. You will also appreciate the peace and serenity of this mountain paradise.

What makes this apartment unique

Great alternate to the Broadmoor or the Cheyenne Mountain Conference Resort, only 5 minutes away, Also very close to Ft. Carson


Southeast Colorado Springs Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Well stocked and professionally cleaned for every new guest
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • If you need additional sleeping area, we .also offer the rest of the bottom floor which is actually another private 3 room suite, including queen bedroom, bath and TV room with a queen sleeper sofa. This entire suite rents for an extra $50 per guest per night .Example: For 2 people the main apt. Rents for $189. For 3 guests $239 and for 4-6 guests $289/night.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
We are now offering the entire 1st floor for guests who need extra space. It has another queen bed room, separate double vanity full bath, and TV room with a mini fridge and a sleeper sofa frame with full thickness queen mattress and memory foam pad. . This 3 room suite rents for an extra $50-$100/night


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"Scenic outlook" forever mountain and city lights views, 800' above city.
average rating of 4.88 based on 25 reviews

Perfect spot!

  • 5 of 5

Of all the spots we've stayed at, the Cliff House is my favorite! That apartment is the perfect place to relax. Super cozy, great master suite, and Gary knows how to get down on the piano in the evenings, if you're lucky! I'll probably try to stay here every time I come through for the next few years.

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Matthew and his 2 friends were great guests and very friendly. They are all gymnastics coaches and are really an outgoing group of guys. Hope Matthew will be back in the future, and I highly recommend them to other hosts. AND, they left the apartment very clean. Thanks you guys!
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Perfect getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Colorado Springs turned out to be the perfect getaway. The VRBO was more than we expected. Gary was a great host and left the apartment fully equipped. The view was complete bliss morning, noon, and night! You have to visit to truly appreciated the 4D version. Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Dec 4, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic View!

  • 4 of 5

Gary was very accommodating and we hope to return next year.

We would certainly recommend this property!

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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First class

  • 5 of 5

Unbelievable views!!

The apartment is just as nice as it looks in the pictures.

We were here on business and staying here with such an accommodating host I might add, was just what the Dr ordered. The home has all of the amenities we needed, and after long days working, coming back to these views, a nice meal and bottle of wine around the fire was wonderful.

We loved it!

Thank you Gary!

  • Submitted: Nov 12, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Debra, Thanks for your very kind review. And for leaving the property so clean. We felt bad there was 3 days of fog (Very unusual). Hopefully it will be better if you ever have a chance to stay here again. Please send my regards to Paul and Adam. Best wishes, Gary
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Great Accomodations

  • 5 of 5

Great accomodations, with so many extras. Don't worry about bringing shampoo and conditioner - the bathrooms are stocked. Coffee stocked too. Simple things like a cozy blanket to cuddle in on the sofa, and lovely books on Colorado Springs. Max 20-30 minutes to any major site in the area.

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean, convenient

  • 3 of 5

Was a little uncomfortable with the office furniture being stuck in the corner of the bedroom and the tractor right outside the window. Felt more like a basement room being shared than a vacation condo.

Some suggestions are, a newer mattress on the bed, found it much too soft for two people. Sags in the middle. Had only two flat pillows, would appreciate a couple extra. Sometimes people over 50 need a little support under their knees and one behind their back. I had to sleep on the sofa because it was more firm than the bed. Also some sort of lightweight throws for the living room while watching TV. We did find a red blanket in the drawer under the TV but it smelled like dust and was too heavy.

Another thing that made me a little uncomfortable with the leftover bar soap in the shower. Two very small bars. Who wants that? Give me a new one or none at all!!!! There was also a loofah that was not new. Those things hold moisture, dead skin cells & can mold and mildew. Older toothbrush holder, empty tissue box.

The television in the living room is way too large for the size of the room. I felt like I was sitting much too close. The equipment that went with the TV was outdated. No radio and had an old VCR.

Another suggestion is to get the kitchen trash can out of the pantry. Luckily I'm a vegetarian so it didn't have any meat rotting in it but it's dark in the closet and no ventilation. Not a good place for kitchen garbage. We also didn't know where to put it but if someone was eating meat they would need to take it out much more frequently. Would stink and create a lot of bacteria around bags in containers that you store your food in.

Overall it was sufficient, however, the office furniture in the bedroom was not very welcoming. A couple glass desks stuck in the corner. Those should be removed in a comfortable chair should be put there with a reading lamp.

The owner was very nice, and always available to help. Just a reminder to everyone, you are staying in someone's house underneath their living quarters. It's not soundproof.

My only other suggestion is the artificial plant on the kitchen table and in the bathroom need to be replaced. They are full of dust and not very appealing. Putfresh flowers in there for 15 bucks or replace the old artificial plants.

I have to say the used bar soap in the shower was the creepiest. Too little teeny slivers left over from someone else! That really threw me. I will just leave you with that thought.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We have been hosts with Homeaway for almost 3 years with over 100 guests and 0 complaints. Your comfort and enjoyment is our TOP concern. Nevertheless, during a 4 day stay, this guest came up with at least 14 complaints. Some have merit, most do not. Let me address her issues, 1. Bed sags Response: The mattress is a nearly new top-of-the-line Serta pillowtop Many of our guests have mentioned how comfortable it is (see previous reviews). 2. She found 2 "tiny slivers" of a soap bar that were "creepy" Response: This was an oversight by our cleaning crew. We only supply liquid hand soap and bodywash. The bar soap was brought in by our previous guest and we just missed the scraps. This will not happen again. 3' Tractor visible outside bedroom window Response: The "tractor" is actually an ATV with a snowplow. The handlebars are visible in the bottom right corner of the window. There is no other place on the property to put it. 4..Glass desk in bedroom is "not welcoming" Response: A chair and reading lamp would look nicer, but we have many business travelers and they use the work station frequently. Most hotels even have writing desk. 5. Only 2 pillows on bed Response: We always emphasize to our guests that we will try to satisfy any of their needs. Just let us know. If they would have asked, we had plenty of extra pillows for them. 6.Throw blanket was too heavy Response: According to the manufacturer, the throw is considered lightweight. 7.Toothbrush holder looks old Response: We agree and will be purchasing new one. 8.Empty tissue holder Response: I personally checked that and it had tissues before they arrived. We also put 2 unopened new Kleenex boxes in the bathroom for each new reservation. 9.TV was too big Response. If you want a smaller TV, we will be happy to bring you one. 10. No radio Response: Push tuner button on receiver, 11, Location of trash can Response. You can put the trashcan anywhere you want. 12. Flowers were artificial and looked dusty Response: What she thought was dust was actually a light grey accent on the leaves. 13..It was dark in the pantry Response: Turn on the pantry light switch !4, More like a basement than a vacation condo Response. There is no basement in this home and it is not advertised as a vacation condo, It is an apartment with 2 outside entrances and views. Yes, we live on the top floor which is what you have in most apartments. But there is no one living on the first floor other than our guests.
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When Kathy Bates wrote "America the Beautiful" she was inspired by the exact scenery that we see in our view. The majestic purple mountains and fruited plains are exactly what you will see from the property. Also of note, the famous entrance to NORAD is visible about a mile from here. Also, 10 minutes from here is Cheyenne Canyon where there are multiple water falls and a drive through high alpine country that is a must see. You can also see the zoo, rated 5th best in the U.S. which is 5 minutes away




Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $100
Pet Fee $150
Tax Rate 10.25%

Rates are subject to change before reservation is booked

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.