About the property
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay3 - 5 nights
House, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)
This beautiful 2 bedroom turn-of-the-century house is located in downtown Colorado Springs with excellent access to I-25 and near abundant parks, shopping and dining establishments.
There is a fully fenced yard, hardwood floors, and ceramic tile. The fully equipped kitchen is stocked with coffee, tea, sugar, spices, and other food and cooking items. For your convenience, you will find in the bathroom toiletries including soap, shampoo, conditioner, q-tips, hair dryer, etc. There are also additional linens, towels, and blankets. The backyard has a new stainless steel gas grill and outdoor seating for barbecues.
The immediate neighborhood is friendly and consists of other homeowners. Shugga's, a Seattle-style coffee/wine bar one block east and then 1 1/2 blocks further are McCabe's Restaurant, The Coffee Exchange and The Convention and Visitors Bureau. The Warehouse Cafe, one of Colorado Springs most popular restaurants, is just three blocks north.
Also nearby is the Pike Peak Center (7 blocks) Colorado College, Fine Arts Center, National Firefighters Memorial, and plenty of restaurants and brewery's and retail shops.
We have two bikes at your disposal and the city has just improved bike lanes at the Cimarron exchange making it really easy access our miles and miles of bike lanes!
Just minutes away is the 5-star Broadmoor Resort, Garden of the Gods, Helen Hunt Falls, Air Force Academy, Olyimpic Training Center, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, Old Colorado City, Manitou Springs, and the Colorado Springs Airport.
This updated remodeled Victorian house will give you the comfort of your own home with the convenience of being located in the center of EVERYTHING Colorado has to offer and the activities you are seeking to enjoy.
*sorry, I can't accept cats as my husband is highly allergic
Please check the calendar and then click 'email owner' on the right side of this screen to find out more about booking the house- Thanks!
Keywords: House, Cottage, Cabin
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- Response time:
- within a few hours
- Calendar last updated:
- Apr 21, 2018
Why Lori chose Colorado Springs
I bought this property as my primary residence in 2004. Fairly new to Colorado Springs I wanted to be downtown close to all the amenities: shopping, restaurants, recreational activites and cultural events. I enjoyed living here so much that when relocated I thought it would make a great place for visitors to the Springs and put it on VRBO. I frequently get repeat guests and the house is ideal for couples or small families looking for a comfortable, affordable, and convenient place to enjoy their vacation and extended stays.
What makes this House unique
Centrally located only 3 blocks from the Interstate 25. Two blocks from Tejon Street- Colorado Springs main downtown street. Very close to Colorado College, Fine Arts Center, Convention and Visitors Bureau, shops, restaurants, night clubs.
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Check-in: 2:30 PM
Check-out: 10:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
Cute little house just southwest of downtown Colorado Springs. Kept very clean. Well equipped kitchen... we cooked our big Thanksgiving meal there. Good beds. Nice big TV. Cool to have view of Pikes Peak from the front porch. Super-easy access to I-25 and west-bound US-24 to Old Colorado City and into the mountains. Downtown and many restaurants around Tejon Street, Visitors Bureau, and Old County Courthouse (now a museum) are within walking distance. At first you wonder about the neighborhood but everyone we saw said hello and we had no problems. We really enjoyed our visit and plan on staying here again!
The house was just what we needed to get away but feel like we were at home. Great food and drinks within walking distance . Lots of extras in the house if needed. However we chose to only use the coffee pot and microwave . Would come back and stay !
Great location, great place, just like staying at home!
I have been using Homeaway, VRBO and AirBnB for a couple of years now. I have used these sites for small nights away with my husband to places that accommodate family reunions. Lori was just like family, with her flexibility, ability to communicate details (the weird billing of Homeaway...!), friendliness, and of course her house! We needed a place to stay for one night that could accommodate a quick happy hour of friends before an off-site business meeting and she was so helpful with suggestion about places to meet (a school that has been turned into a bar?!!!) and her house was perfect for a quick gathering place. Lori and her house are the epitome of the home-away concept...a place, like home, that is welcoming, intimate, and makes you feel like you are in a safe place in an unfamiliar location. Lori couldn't have been more friendlier or helpful, her house more welcoming, and the location more convenient. Thank you for a wonderful time!!! All of your extra touches were so appreciated!!!
Perfectly adorable and centrally located home with very thoughtful host!
I absolutely loved staying at Lori’s charming “Victorian cottage” as did my kids. We were getting to The Springs later than I thought and she OFFERRED us a late check out. I also mentioned needed to find a place for my morning run and she left a map with her personal recommendations and there was and cold water in the fridge on our arrival and coffee for the morning. The house is very comfortable and beautifully decorated- I adore the antique window décor!. I saw the previous two reviews and I honestly don't know what they were referring to. We found the character of the house bright, inviting, very clean and well maintained. My daughter enjoyed the books and toys and my son was able to access wifi easily. There was everything in the kitchen I needed to make meals for my picky eaters but found a couple restaurants around the corner for me. :-).
The house is also really close to all the attractions we wanted to see. I highly recommend this property to a family or couple visiting to Colorado Springs. Next time we come through for a couple days we know the perfect affordable place!
I'm so happy you enjoyed your stay and had a great trip to Colorado Springs! I really look forward to welcoming you and your family back the next time you make it back up here from Texas. Warmest regards, Lori
Property is close to almost all attractions we have gone
house is kind a old, but clean. Owner is accommodating.
I appreciate honest reviews, so here's mine. Driving up to the house was a little disappointing because the neighborhood is not something to be desired. Once inside the house, it was super clean and organized. Plenty of towels too, always a plus! There's not much to walk to, but a short drive takes you to Walmart and fast food. It's very close to Manitou Springs, Garden of the Gods, Seven Falls, etc. The location is great if you can overlook the neighborhood. The owner was very accommodating and a pleasure to work with. She can't change where the house is located, but she does a great job making it a nice stay.
Additional information about rental rates
Rates are quoted on an individual basis and subject to change. This rate sheet should be used as a general guideline only. Rates are based on 2 guests. Please add $10 per night for 3-4 guests. There is an $200 deposit which is fully refundable if there is no damage. Holidays and Special Events such as the Air Force Graduation are generally considered high season and higher rates apply.