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Beautiful home with gorgeous backyard & deck in a quiet, safe neighborhood

Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
Rates from USD $400 | Weekly

House | Entire Home | House Sitting Negotiable
Available Dates:
From January 11, 2024 until June 29, 2024


- Details of the home: o 2,143 square feet. With the yard: 5,000 square feet. o Fast internet (download & upload speeds of 200 or more MBPS). o The neighborhood is safe, quiet, and aesthetically pleasing. o Boasts a lovely, spacious backyard with lots of trees, a nice wooden deck with plenty of deck seating and an outdoor dining set, a wood-burning firepit, and beautiful deck lights. - There are 3 floors including the basement: o Master bedroom (Queen Bed) with walk-in closet & adjoining extra room (Futon) o 1 additional bedroom (Twin Bed) o A dedicated office & workspace o A beautiful library & additional workspace, adorned with arts & plants o 4 bathrooms (3 Full, 1 Half) o A special reading nook o Open-concept main level with wood flooring and vaulted ceilings o A lovingly designed living room with art, plants, and a gas fireplace o A fully equipped kitchen, including over, air fryer, panini maker, etc. o Laundry room with washer & dryer o A rec room in the basement with a professional ping pong table & darts. - Close to downtown Colorado Springs, with its numerous attractions (15 minutes) - Close to gorgeous outdoor hiking spots, including: o Austin Bluffs Open Space (8 minutes) o High Chaparral Open Space (8 minutes) o Ute Valley Park (13 minutes) o John Venezia Park (11 minutes) o Garden of the Gods (20 minutes) o Red Rock Canyon Open Space (23 minutes) o Palmer Park (9 minutes) o Pulpit Rock Park (9 minutes) o Sunset Mesa Open Space (4 minutes) - Close to my two favorite cafés in town: o Wayfinder Coffee (4 minutes) o Third Space Coffee (8 minutes) - Close to several excellent locally owned restaurants, including: o Piglatin (Latin American fusion, 4-minute drive) o Rumba (Cuban, 6 minutes) o Little Nepal (Nepalese and Indian, 6 minutes) o Rock City Cafe (American, 7 minutes) o The French Kitchen (French restaurant & bakery, 6 minutes) o Momo (Korean, 7 minutes) o Turmeric (Indian, 9 minutes) o Ambli Global Cuisine (International, 12 minutes) o Roman Villa (Charming family-owned Italian spot with a long history, 13 minutes) o Mimi’s Café (Bistro/Café, breakfast & brunch spot, 8 minutes) o Thai Taste Cuisine (Thai, 7 minutes) o Briar Mart (Mediterranean, 7 minutes) o Chaang Thai (Thai, 8 minutes) o The Kopi Den: An Asian Cookery (Malaysian & Singaporean, 7 minutes) o Arabian Nights (Middle Eastern, 6 minutes) o Atmosphere Gastropub (Gastropub with a delicious, eclectic menu, 15 minutes) o 503W gastropub (Excellent gastropub with an Asian twist, 17 minutes) o Pho King Wing: A World Kitchen (Fusion of Vietnamese and Wings, 7 minutes) o Paris Bahn Mi (Vietnamese & French café, sandwich shop, & bakery, 6 minutes) - Close to several bars & breweries, including: o Lost Friend Brewing (7 minutes) o Dublin House (6 minutes) o Good Company (7 minutes) o The Whiskey Baron (7 minutes) o Cogstone Brewing Company (10-11 minutes) o The Wobbly Olive (12 minutes) o Allusion Cocktail Bar (12 minutes) - Close to several cinema theaters & bookstores, including: o Cinemark (13 minutes) o AMC (9 minutes) o Hooked on Books (12 minutes) o 2 Buck Books (9 minutes) o Barnes & Noble (10 minutes) - Walking distance from: o Beautiful Cottonwood Creek Park (5-minute walk) o Cottonwood Creek Trail (great biking & walking trail; 8-10 minutes) o Family Center YMCA (8-10 minutes) - Other points of interest: o Close to upscale shopping & restaurants (Briargate Promenade, 13-min drive). o Close to numerous supermarkets & grocery stores (e.g., Trader Joe’s, Target, Walmart, King Soopers, Safeway). o SunWater Spa Hot Springs – Manitou Springs (26 minutes) o May Natural History Museum (world’s largest private insect collection, 30 minutes) o Within 10-minute drive of two excellent hospitals. We provide a PlayStation 4 that you can use, as well as Netflix, Hulu, Disney+, Amazon Prime, and HBO.




2,143 ft2

Suited For

Property Type


From January 11, 2024 until June 29, 2024

Minimum Stay

1 Week

Comments: Additional photos of the home can be viewed using the Imgur link below.


House in Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States

Closest University

University of Colorado Colorado Springs

Nearby Universities
University of Colorado Colorado Springs | Colorado College | Pikes Peak Community College
Nearby Cities

Colorado Springs | Breckenridge | Denver

Comments: Walking distance from beautiful Cottonwood Creek Park (5-minute walk), Cottonwood Creek Trail (great biking & walking trail; 8-10 minutes), & Family Center YMCA (8-10 minutes)

Explore the Area


  • Suburban
  • Writer's Sanctuary
  • Near Mountains
  • Near Woods
  • Near Park
  • Near Restaurants
  • Near Neighborhood School
  • Near Shops

Rental Rates and Terms

Rates from USD $400 Weekly

Utilities are included

A cleaning service is not included

Comments: You can check out additional photos of the home using the Imgur link below.


Ask about the suitability of the home for young kids

Pets are not allowed

Ask about smoking in the home

A car is not available

Comments: Smoking is permitted on the deck and in the backyard, but not inside the house. If you do smoke, please dispose of cigarettes very carefully so as not to start a fire.

House Sitting

I may need help while I am away

I may need help with plants or garden

My plants need watering once a week. I'm hoping you don't mind Elaine stopping by on Thursdays at a time that's convenient for you so she can do that.





High Speed Internet




Balcony or Patio


Dedicated Parking




Temperature Control

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Comments: It's not a full-fledged gym, but the home "gym" consists of a dip station, push-up board, pull-up bar, ab roller (aka ab wheel), dumbbell set, jump rope, thighmaster, resistance bands, and weighted vest.


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