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Downtown Victorian Cottage- Centrally Located

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 30 nights

Overview

About the property

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 The Paradox Lounge, Southside Johnny's sports bar, McCabes Restaurant, The Coffee Exchange, SODO dance club, 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 nightclubs. Please click on my link go to Downtown80903 to explore downtown further!

Just minutes away is the 5-star Broadmoor Resort, Air Force Academy, 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

More Details

Owner
Lori
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 17, 2017

Why Lori chose South Central

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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Amenities

Colorado Springs House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:30 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Smoking of any kind is not permitted in the house or porch. Please kindly dispose of trash in garbage receptacles.
  • No cats, I love cats but many people are allergic and I tell people my home is cat-dander free
  • Please turn the gas off (close the tank valve) after using the grill
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Baby Crib on request (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 2 bicycles
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes:
Vacuum, iron, ironing board, hairdryer

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(62 traveler reviews)

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Downtown Victorian Cottage- Centrally Located
average rating of 4.790323 based on 62 reviews
Arlington, VA
5

Great location, great place, just like staying at home!

  • 5 of 5

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!!!

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Belton, Texas
5

Perfectly adorable and centrally located home with very thoughtful host!

  • 5 of 5

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!

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: 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
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4

Very clean

  • 4 of 5

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.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Property is close to almost all attractions we have gone

  • 3 of 5

house is kind a old, but clean. Owner is accommodating.

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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3

Satisfactory. Clean with anenities as described

  • 3 of 5

Very worn. Toilet soon to collapse through the floor. It is well cared for but so dated & Dark. CC is an awesome destination. Stay here if you wil be out.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Oh my! The toilet is not about to “collapse through the floor! The bolt was loose on the seat (which is new) and has been tightened. I’m sorry this guest feels the house is worn- I consistently replace linens and furnishings to keep the property feeling fresh for guests. The house is “turn of the century” which means it was built in the 1900’s. It was entirely remodeled in 2006 including raising the ceiling, plumbing and electrical. I repainted the interior again in 2016. I checked the weather and although Colorado Springs gets 300 days of sunshine, unfortunately, the week these guests stayed it was overcast and rainy. However, I do have 100 watt bulbs in my overhead lights and additional table lamps in every room.
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5

House is well equipped and maintained

  • 5 of 5

Lovely cottage on a quiet street. Close to downtown and the mountains.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50
Cleaning $75
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 10.5%

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.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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