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Nestled in Foothills of Pikes Peak Close to Trails, Parks, and Mountain Town

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space 1,700 sq. ft.
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bdrm 1 1/2 Baths, Nice Mountain Veiws With Woods and Wildlife

This is an attractive townhome in a quiet community close to town, parks, trails, and open spaces. Upstairs this home features 2 spacious, full bedrooms and a full bath with a walk in shower. The master bedroom offers a walk in closet and a full bedroom suite with a queen size bed fitted with a tempurpedic mattress. The second bedroom is a loft room overlooking the great room. It offers a full bedroom suite with a full box spring mattress and a closet. Most nights are cool in the mountainous area (6500 ft elevation) and ceiling fans provide any cooling needed. The main floor is an artfully decorated and comfortable living space which includes a lofted great room, open kitchen and dining area, and gated patio area. Off the kitchen is a pantry (with washer and dryer) and 1/2 bath. This home will accommodate up to 4 adults comfortably. There are 2 single air mattress .for extra kids or guests who don't mind sheets with a Disney theme There are extra pillows and blankets. Other amenities include wifi, cable TV, stereo, flat screen TV, BBQ grill, fountain, dishwasher, microwave, toaster, coffee maker, blender, washer and dryer. The floor space opened for the rental ~1400 square feet. The basement and garage are closed to guests. Great views and local wildlife make living in this area quite relaxing.


Owner
Betty Bowles
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 18, 2017

About Betty Bowles

I am an outdoor enthusiast and love living here in CO. I currently have a contract job which places me in Anchorage, Alaska - yet another wonderful place!

Betty Bowles purchased this townhome in 2007

Why Betty Bowles chose West Colorado Springs

I bought this place because of its location close to my favorite hiking areas and the local swimming pool. I also felt that the outside appearance of the homes and that he floorplans of the living space were quite appealing. I actually modified the living space a bit to make it more open. Tear down the wall! In fact, I did most of the remodeling of the townhome to fit my style. Growing up, I lived in a Frank Lloyd Wright style home and really enjoyed the emphasis on nature which was brought into the design of the home. You will find some of those influences in my modelling and decorating. I used a lot of stone, wood floors, and open space to create a warm and inviting environment. I believe that you will enjoy the style and comfort in which this home is designed.

What makes this townhome unique

The location is quiet and serene. Deer meander over the property (eating my flowers and bushes!) and are interesting to watch. There is a turkey and chickens living nearby that you can hear every once in a while in the distance. It is close to all the attractions, yet not in the middle of all of the chaos that comes with summer tourism. It is really just a pleasant place to be.

Amenities

West Colorado Springs Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Monument View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • 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:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Upstairs - toilet , shower , nice walkin shower
    main floor - toilet , Dual flush toilet, please hold lever until bowl is clear
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Master - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Tempurpedic mattress, single air matress in walkin closet
    Loft bedroom - 1 double
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • festivals
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Specialized stocking of the kitchen with food and beverages may be supplied upon request. I always leave a few snacks for arrival, but if wine and cheese, breakfast items, etc, are required for the first day, please enquire and we will try to accommodate. Also for pet owners, I have a nice cage dog kennel and a medium size carrier kennel for use during your stay if needed.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
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Nestled in Foothills of Pikes Peak Close to Trails, Parks, and Mountain Town
average rating of 4.5555553 based on 27 reviews
5

Very nice stay! Thanks for the Hospitality!!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay, comfortable, great location with easy access to places we wanted to go! Close to some good restaurants and shops. Jim was there to great us when we arrived and made sure we had everything we needed! Would be happy to stay there again on our next visit to the area! We had our dog with us and there was a good size kennel to use! Had deer across the street grazing several times.

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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PERFECT GETAWAY!

  • 5 of 5

I really loved my stay at Betty's townhouse, I was staying for 4 nights with my boyfriend and we had plenty of space for ourselves! The house is in a nice and quiet residential area with 2 of the best restaurants in the area for me - Crystal Park Cantina and Uncle Sam's Pancake House a short walk away! We walked for 20-30 minutes to downtown Manitou Springs and were ubering everywhere really quickly as we weren't driving! Would highly recommend it to everybody and stay again while in the area! The house is also beautifully decorated! :)

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Property was very clean and pleasant

  • 5 of 5

Jim who manages the property was wonderful- helped immediately with a minor maintenance issue. The unit had everything we needed, and it was very pleasant. Many thanks to Jim and Ginger who took great care of the property!

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice, clean place. Caretaker was easy to work with.

  • 3 of 5

I expected a little more room for guests to spend the night from the description. Other than that everything was great.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: As I state in my description of the place: This home will accommodate up to 4 adults comfortably. There are 2 single air mattress for extra kids. Upstairs this home features 2 spacious, full bedrooms and a full bath with a walk in shower. The master bedroom offers a walk in closet. The second bedroom is a loft room overlooking the great room. Please consider a larger place if your needs don't fit within these constraints. The seating, patio, table setting, bathrooms, and bedrooms are not set up for more than 4 adults, and/or 5 people total.
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We loved the duplex. Very cute and cozy place. Nicely updated.

  • 4 of 5

Very nice place. We enjoyed our stay.

The outside area needed a little attention. Lots of cobwebs and spiders. But the inside was really great. Clean and cozy. We will definitely go back and stay at the same place again.

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comfortable and well located

  • 4 of 5

this property is very nice and located in a very quiet neighborhood. Was easy access to all major attractions, from the royal gorge to the garden of the gods. However, the communal pool that is referred to is actually about a block away in the community center. This was slightly disappointing but with so many other things to do and see was very minor.

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
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Manitou Springs is a little mountain resort town nestled at the bottom of Pikes Peak. It has all the charm of the high mountain towns, but enjoys a lower elevation, 6500 ft, nicer weather, and close to COS and major airport. It is surrounded by great parks and the peak which provides rock climbing, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, many historical and geological place to explore. One can hike, drive, or take the cog railway to top of Pikes Peak. Other adventurous activities such as white water kayaking, skiing, boarding, snowmobiling, hot springing are all day trips away.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50
Refundable damage deposit $200
CLEANING (min 3 hours) $75
Tax Rate 11.03%

1. Guests are held responsible for ANY and ALL damage done to the home. There is a $200 refundable cleaning deposit. (See Quote as damage deposit). The deposit is to ensure that if any extra cleaning is required, it is covered. The cost of any other types of damage to the property will be the responsibility of the guests renting. Costs will be collected from the deposit, and/or levied against the guests as required. No one expects this to happen, but expenses must be covered and I want to be upfront about how. Guests may opt for a PDP policy when negotiating the contract. The bottom line is that I am sharing my home, please take care of it while you are visiting.
2. Guests are responsible to clean up after themselves and leave the property as it was found. That is, the kitchen and dishes should be clean, trash collected, dirty sheets and towels gathered into laundry baskets. Additional cleaning will be charged and taken from the deposit if this is not done.
3. Greeters will be your point of contact during your stay. They will meet you upon arrival, introduce themselves and give you their contact info, show you through the property, answer any questions, and provide you access to the home. They will be by on trash day to take the trash bins out of the garage for the collectors (currently TH morning). Please collect your trash for the bins at this time. They will also take care of outside watering of the plants. Inside, water sparingly. Finally, the greeters will also do a walk through of the property before the guests leave on the last day. For longer than 1 week visits, the greeters will perform a quick walk through to stock supplies and check on the premises once/week. This time will be negotiated with the guests so that someone may be present when the greeters enter the premises.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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