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Come And Enjoy This Newly Renovated Gem Nestled In The Foothills Of Co Springs!

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 580 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Cozy cottage perfect to enjoy colder nights and daytime hiking!

Come and enjoy this delightful cozy cottage,nestled in the Colorado Springs foothills.Perfect for hiking the local trails outside your door or to sight see! Far Cry is a 1935 newly renovated 1 bedroom cottage nestled in the foothills of Colorado Springs. It is conveniently located steps from Stratton Open Space with numerous trails for hiking and biking, minutes from Seven Falls, North Cheyenne Canon, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo and the famed 5 star Broadmoor Hotel. Create your own meals in a fully equipped kitchen or grill your favorite dinner on the deck overlooking the city. We supply a selection of coffee and teas for your enjoyment. Your dishes, flatware, and glasses are all provided.

Luxury bedding makes the cozy bedroom, with a queen size bed, a delightful escape.

Your bathroom will provide a tub/shower combo, heated tile floors, a washer/dryer combo and luxury amenities.

The living room is sunny and bright, with 7 large windows, mountain and city views,

A gas fireplace provides a delightful bit of evening heat. The living room opens on to a sunny deck for your morning coffee and a grill if you desire an evening meal at home.

TV and Free WiFi are available and if you listen carefully your may hear the quarter hour chimes and an occasional song from Will Rogers Shrine on Cheyenne Mountain.

There is the opportunity to view lots of wildlife - even an occasional bear!

We would love to have you come and enjoy this lovely cottage!

More Details

Owner
Elizabeth (Bet) Mulholland
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 12, 2018

About Elizabeth (Bet) Mulholland

I have owned this cottage for many years and grew up in this area attending local schools and hiking this area for many many years. For me it is the perfect location for a peaceful retreat or a busy vacation.

Elizabeth (Bet) Mulholland purchased this cottage in 1986

Why Elizabeth (Bet) Mulholland chose Broadmoor

The property is located in the southwest of Colorado Springs. It is a fun, quaint and quirky neighborhood with narrow winding roads and tiny houses. The area originally housed many TB patients coming for the cure in the pure mountain air! Medicine thought it was a benefit to sleep in unheated porches and many of the little houses were home to many of these patients.

What makes this cottage unique

All who come to stay or visit this property seem to love the cozy feeling it brings and the wonderful sunny rooms. The property offers a wonderful location if you just want to relax, be busy hiking or seeing this spectacular city! Autumn is especially lovely. Clear blue skies, cool nights, shimmering aspen and colorful scrub oak make this a delightful retreat!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thanks for a lovely place to stay and all the hospitable touches. we enjoyed the lights from the windows and the deck.
May 2015
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Amenities

Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation cottage rental in Broadmoor, Colorado

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 580 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • children not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , heated floors
  • One bathroom has a shower/tub combo, heated floors, and washer/dryer for your use.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • bedroom is sunny and bright for those who love to wake up with the sun and has room darkening shades for those who don't! It has a queen size bed with a comfortable mattress and luxury amenities.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • long term renters welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Come And Enjoy This Newly Renovated Gem Nestled In The Foothills Of Co Springs!
average rating of 4.9142857 based on 71 reviews
5

Such a peaceful and charming cottage for a perfect getaway!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I recently stayed for 4 days in this cute and charming cottage in Colorado Springs! We loved everything about this home and how clean and inviting the atmosphere felt during our stay. Bet had everything that we could have possibly needed and more and was very accommodating during our stay. She even allowed us to check-in early on our first day since we had a wedding rehearsal to go to and we were so grateful for her being so accommodating with us about that. One of our favorite parts about the house was the private back deck that we enjoyed sitting on and sipping our coffee each morning. We even saw several deer in the yard below resting each afternoon.The house is in a great location with beautiful hiking nearby, which we loved! We enjoyed great coffee and breakfast at the local coffee shop and loved feeling at home each night after a long day of adventures around the beautiful Colorado mountains. Another great thing about this home was the nice big windows in the bedroom, that let in a great amount of sunlight, but could be pulled down if you wanted to sleep in each morning. We enjoyed opening the windows in the bedroom to allow fresh air in as we got ready each morning since this home has screens on the windows. I would highly recommended this home to anyone looking for a quiet get away with charm, cleanliness and all of the amenities that you could possibly need during a vacation. My husband and I will most definitely be back to visit this cottage very soon! Thank you again Bet for sharing your beautiful home with us! :)

  • Submitted: 24-Oct-2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Terrific Getaway

  • 5 of 5

This was a cozy, comfy abode. Secluded enough but easily accessible. Tidy and up to date with heated bathroom floor, gas fireplace, modern appliances and a great back deck. Wonderful coffee cafe within walking distance, grocery close by, hiking trails out the front door and everything we needed was easily available. Bet was very accommodating and a pleasure with which to deal. We're considering going back in the summer for a taste of this in warm weather.

  • Submitted: 29-Dec-2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Olathe, Kansas
5

Beautiful and Cozy

  • 5 of 5

My girlfriend and I had a wonderful time staying in this cozy little cottage! The view was amazing at night and theres a trail and mountain right in the backyard for walking or running during the day. I highly recommend this place, it's a great price and has everything you'd need for the perfect getaway. The owners are also extremely friendly!

  • Submitted: 27-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Boonville Missouri
5

One of our most relaxing places we have ever stayed.

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time. Very well maintained property in a fantastic location if you love the mountains. Cheyenne Canyon right up the street with all the hiking trails and beautiful views you could imagine. Close by Colorado Springs and Manitou Springs. Would highly recommend...as a matter of fact have already told others!!

  • Submitted: 3-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

We had a great tome

  • 5 of 5

Loved our visit to Colorado Springs. The cottage was a perfect home base for us. Lovely cottage, very comfortable, great scenery.

  • Submitted: 20-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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St. Louis, MO
5

Lovely stay at a cozy cottage!

  • 5 of 5

Far Cry cottage had everything we needed for a relaxing stay in Colorado Springs! Lovely views of the mountains and city, very quiet and peaceful.

Thank you Bet and Al!

  • Submitted: 5-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Co Springs Airport
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
Golden Bee
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Patty Jewett Golf Course (Public)
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
I 25
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
Sacred Ground Coffee (breakfast,lunch,dinner)
Nearest Ski
110 Miles
Breckenridge
Car: necessary

Our cottage is located close to many sports activities, sightseeing is abundant with many sights within a few minutes hike or drive!

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation cottage rental in Broadmoor, Colorado

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
spring 2018
Apr 17 2018 - May 31 2018
3 night minimum stay
C$165
C$1,021
 
 
summer/ early Fall 2018
Jun 1 2018 - Oct 18 2018
3 night minimum stay
C$172
C$1,117
 
 
late fall 2018
Oct 19 2018 - Dec 18 2018
3 night minimum stay
C$165
C$1,021
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
C$165
C$1,021
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$76.57
Damage Deposit C$255.22

four night minimum stay for Thankgiving, Christmas, and USAFA graduation Cleaning fee $60 Cancellation Policy: 100% refund if cancelled at least 30 days prior to arrival date. Damage deposit : $200 and is almost always fully refunded in its entirety within a few days.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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