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Luxury In The Pines Serenity Mt Home Spectacular View Of Pikes Peak And Afa

Bedrooms 6
Half Baths1
Space 5,600 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

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This true Colorado Mountain Home on 3 acres has 5,600 sq ft, located at 7,600 ft in elevation surrounded by a Ponderosa forest, with a clear view of Pikes Peak. Serenity Mountain Home is ideal for that secluded vacation getaway, AFA events, weekend getaways, holidays, special occasions and short or long term corporate travel needs. This home is conveniently located very near Colorado Springs, Monument, Woodland Park, Manitou Springs, Palmer Lake, Larkspur and Castle Rock and provides amazing local opportunities to experience Colorado at it's best including USAFA football, Pikes Peak Cog railway, North Pole, Garden of the Gods, Cave of the Winds, Cliff Dwellings, Cheyenne MT Zoo, Broadmoor, 7 Falls, Olympic Training Center and much more. This 6 bedroom home can accommodate up to 10 to 14 guests comfortably with 3 bedrooms and 2 1/2 baths on the main level and 3 bedrooms and 2 baths on the lower walk out level. Serenity Mountain Home has walls of windows facing the mountains that let in large amounts of natural light; 3 gas fire places, main level great room & formal dinning and large kitchen & nook with huge island. The lower level walk out great room includes pool table, 60" big screen with cable and DVD, Bar, high speed internet and WI-FI and office near by.

John & Lisa Schonewill
Member since: 2016
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:
September 18, 2018

About John & Lisa Schonewill

As Colorado natives we lived southwest of Denver and in Castle Rock for many years. In 2003 we fell in love with our Dream Home in the pines with it's stunning views yet coziness in the forest. Just far enough away to feel secluded but close enough to Colorado Springs to be near all the wonderful activities in the area. After raising four wonderful children, with the nest empty and selling our Alzheimer's Assisted Living Business, we decided to pursue our passion for health and wellness and our love of horses. We would be honored to have you stay in our Serenity Mountain Home!!

John & Lisa Schonewill purchased this house in 2003


Bent Tree III House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 5600 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • 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
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 14 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 Master up - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Large glass block shower with two shower heads
    Bathroom 2 up - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 up - toilet
    Bathroom 4 master lower - toilet , shower , Large glass block shower
    Bathroom 5 lower - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 Master Up Sequoia Room - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 2 Up Bristlecone Room - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 Up Aspen Room - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 Master Down Ponderosa Room - 2 queen
    Bedroom 5 Down Juniper Room - 1 queen
    Bedroom 6 Down Blue Spruce Room - 2 double
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
Secluded , family , adventures, attractions, Holidays , groups, retreats, workshops, corporate travel needs.


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Luxury In The Pines Serenity Mt Home Spectacular View Of Pikes Peak And Afa
average rating of 4.9310346 based on 29 reviews

Absolutely amazing!

  • 5 of 5

The owner thought of everything! The home was spectacular and everything we needed for our event!

  • Submitted: May 28, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your stay at our Serenity Mountain Home we enjoyed having you and you are welcome back any time. We were honored that you chose us for your sons graduation and reception. He is an amazing man and we thank him for his service to our country. We wish you and your family good luck in the future. Thanks again, John & Lisa
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Ewa Beach

Luxury in the Pines

  • 5 of 5

Our stay here was incredibly wonderful. John and Lisa were awesome from the time I put an inquiry in to the time we departed their beautiful home. Their home is situated near USAFA and in a very quite area. No traffic to get to all our locations we needed to be at. Grocery store down the hill minutes from their home. It gets pretty cold at night in August but this is very minor during our stay. John and Lisa was just a phone call away and very accommodating. Thank you for sharing your home away from home.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Surprise, AZ

Great House for Family Birthday!

  • 5 of 5

This house is beautiful. We were here to celebrate my husband's 80th birthday. Eleven members of our family were here for the celebration. We were all impressed with the decor and all the space providing large gathering spaces and nooks for quiet spaces. John and Lisa are wonderful hosts! The house was clean and well supplied with everything you need. Pool table enjoyed by all, games, DVD library, and big screen TV available for our enjoyment. Our whole family thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Beautiful views from windows and deck, and back patio. Thank you John and Lisa!

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So wonderful to have you and your family!! You and your husband are extremely nice and amazing guests. You're welcome back anytime!! Thank you for trusting your stay at Serenity Mountain Home!!! John and lisa
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Lovely home and setting

  • 4 of 5

This home worked wonderfully for our family reunion of 17. The large kitchen was well stocked with everything we needed. We enjoyed the fire pit and pool table. Lisa and John were quick to respond to our questions while we were there.

I would have given five stars if the beds had been in better condition. While the master is wonderful, this house could stand to update the other beds with larger and newer mattresses.

Thanks for making our stay so nice.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Home!

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing time! John and Lisa are the nicest hosts you can find. John responded immediately to any questions we had. We had 17 people staying with us and there was plenty of room for everyone. The kitchen is huge and had everything we needed. Grocery and multiple dining/shopping options were within a 5-10 minute drive. All tourist attractions were within 1.5 hours or closer drive from the home. We would definitely stay again!!! Thanks John and Lisa!

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect in every way!

  • 5 of 5

We could not have picked a better location or home! Everything was top notch. The owners know exactly what you'll need for a great stay. Plenty of room for our family of 12. Loved sitting out back, playing pool, eating meals in the big (huge) kitchen. the pictures don't do this home justice. We had a wonderful time and would love to come back.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You guys are wonderful people and were fantastic guests. You took such great care of our home. We enjoyed you very much and you are welcome back any time. Thank you so much for trusting your stay at our Serenity Mountain Home. John & Lisa
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Nearest Airport
70 Miles
DIA Denver International Airport
Nearest Barpub
3.5 Miles
Pikes Peak Brewery
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Interstate I 25
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Restaurants within
Nearest Ski
133 Miles
Car: necessary

USAFA events football, Pikes Peak, North Pole, Garden Of the Gods, Olympic Training Center, Cliff Dwellings, Cave of the Winds, 7 Falls, Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame, Pikes Peak Hill Climb


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $200
Pet Fee $100
Property Damage Insurance $59

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.

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