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Remodeled Stone House, Close To Down Town, Family & Dog Friendly, Great Deal!

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 2,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Sleeps 6. 3 Bedrooms. 2 Baths.

One of Canon City's original stone houses, built in 1902 was completely gutted in 2009 from foundation to roof. Everything has been completely restored, preserving the old wooden trim and hardwood floors, yet bringing in new life with all the modern amenities. This 2 story, 3 bedroom, 2 full bath, living room, kitchen, pantry, game room, and fenced in backyard, includes large, new high-end windows, 10 foot high ceilings, and many energy efficient features.

The main floor includes an open kitchen and dining table which seats 6, along with a pantry and all things needed to cook a delicious meal. There is a large living room that provides a very comfortable setting with new sofas, cushioned chairs and a large flat screen TV with cable and a DVD player; Internet is also provided.

All three bedrooms present a comfortable atmosphere and act as an oasis for relaxation. The main floor bedroom holds a queen bed and the two upstairs bedrooms hold a queen bed in one room and two twin beds in the other bedroom. There is a balcony w/ seating off the upstairs queen bedroom.

The game room is off the kitchen; a welcome setting for games, darts, poker table, a bar-top and additional room with plenty of storage. This room leads to the fenced in backyard where the patio furniture and gas grill are. Horseshoes in yard adjacent to this. A doggie door has been installed with a removable security panel if you wish to use it that leads to the fenced in yard.

There are two bathrooms, one on each level of the house. The downstairs bathroom includes a spacious shower and the upstairs bathroom includes a large jetted tub. Stairs separate the two floors and as this is an older house, they are steeper than newer houses.

The house has central air conditioning and central heat, and runs on a tank-less hot water heater. All guests are provided linens and towels. The house sits on 1 acre, is located at a dead end road, and has the east side of the property backed up to the high school fields; therefore the house is located in a quiet neighborhood and has a very secluded feel. There is 1 available driveway, which is very large and able to park trailers & boats. A shed is located to store any large equipment such as bikes or kayaks.

LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION

7 blocks from downtown Cañon City and 5-10 minute drive to many activities including Royal Gorge Railroad, Royal Gorge Bridge, wine tasting, zip-lining, whitewater rafting, hiking, biking, rock climbing, horseback riding, helicopter rides, segway tours, jeep tours, fishing, golfing, hunting, kayak park, splash pad, hot springs, & antiquing.

2 blocks and within walking distance are a local swimming pool w/ slides & diving boards, parks, tennis courts, and the high school fields where many locals take advantage of its use, including walking their family dogs or playing a game of soccer!

This is the PERFECT location as a base to all the surrounding areas of southern Colorado including Colorado Springs, Manitou Springs, Cripple Creek, Salida, Westcliffe, Florence, and Pueblo that are all within 1 hour. Attractions in these areas include but definitely not limited to Pikes Peak, Garden of the Gods, Seven Falls, Olympic Training Center, Cave of the Winds, Dinosaur Resource Center, Mining Railroad, Casinos, Bishops Castle, and shopping.

Cañon City is especially proud to have many of Colorado's Scenic Byways run right through our backyard in all directions, so scenic drives are a must! Cañon City is a very convenient, comfortable, and affordable place to stay with all the friendly locals and none of the hustle and bustle of the larger cities near by.

More Details

Owner
Fleur Kaiser
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
16 July, 2018

About Fleur Kaiser

I moved here from New York in 2001, married and bought a house. My folks came to visit a few years layer and fell in love with the relaxed atmosphere of Cañon City, Colorado and decided to buy a house for future visits and hopefully encourage the rest of the family to visit.

Fleur Kaiser purchased this house in 2008

Why Fleur Kaiser chose Canon City

Having always loved old houses, they chose this old stone house built in 1902 that was completely gutted. Then they went back to NY... my husband and I were left with the task of renovation! For four years, we rebuilt this amazing house and poured as much love as possible into it! It was QUITE the TASK!!! Finally we are ready to share this amazing home with others who will also fall in love with the area and hopefully provide a place for you and your family to return to year after year as well.

What makes this house unique

During the rebuilding, we realized that this house was special indeed... EVERYTHING had to be custom built... and I mean everything! The framing, door hanging, sheet rocking, mudding, tile laying, and trim work; you will notice every unique detail in this house. What could be salvaged and refinished was, despite the hours of labor put in to refinishing that old piece of barnwood turned into beautiful wood trim for the doorway! This old house in a renewed gem! You will experience this too, at the first step into the house when you notice the 10 foot ceilings, with 6 foot windows surrounded by gorgeous stained trim that has been collected from around the country from different antique stores.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Canon City in Fremont County

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Newly tiled, includes towels.
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Jacuzzi , Newly tiled, includes towels.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Remodeled Stone House, Close To Down Town, Family & Dog Friendly, Great Deal!
average rating of 4.7802196 based on 91 reviews
Colorado Springs, CO
4

A nice get away place

  • 4 of 5

It was a nice place in a great location. Complete with a swimming pool down the street. The home had everything I needed. It has a fenced grassy area, The AC was nice as well. Never saw the neighbors.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank your for taking the time to write a review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your visit!
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5

cozy getway

  • 5 of 5

This is a quiet, comfortable and well-appointed home in a secluded part of town. Every amenity is provided, and then some! It is a dog-friendly home, and the air conditioning was greatly appreciated during our summer stay.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We've had quite a hot summer so I'm so glad you and the pups enjoyed the air conditioning. Thanks for staying with us!
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Denver, Colorado
5

Charming Home Close To Everything!

  • 5 of 5

It was nice, after a couple hours of traveling in the heat, to arrive at an air conditioned home. The home itself was perfect for our needs, very clean and the beds were extremely comfortable. It was close to town, walking distance to the elementary school so our 4-year-old twins could play in the evenings before bed, and a short drive to the dinosaur museum and Royal Gorge. We also went to Cripple Creek and enjoyed the Phantom Canyon road/drive on the way back to town. If we are ever back in the area we will definitely stay here again. Thank you, Fleur!

  • Review Submitted: 25-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You had a busy visit! There are so many different activities and adventures to do in and near Canon City. We welcome you back in the future!
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5

Charming and nicely renovated home

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay here. Loved the location especially the city pool two blocks away which or kids had a great time at.

The home itself is very tastefully and nicely renovated. Climate control was excellent; beds were comfortable; kitchen had everything we needed. We also appreciated little touches like the library of books, games and movies. The adult coloring books were a big hit with both grown-ups and kids.

Would definitely stay again on our next trip to Cañon City.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking your time to write a wonderful review. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit! Adult coloring books are so relaxing; glad you had fun with them!
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5

Very charming older home with plenty of room for our stay,.

  • 5 of 5

The Whipple House was the perfect location for our stay in Canon City. We loved the quiet area, and the deer that visited us everyday. The location is perfect to enjoy the activities. Rafting is 5 minutes away, as is the River Walk, Skyline Drive, and the Tunnel Drive. The house had plenty of room for us and the dogs loved the back yard and doggy door! The house had all the items you would need and felt very homey!!!

  • Review Submitted: 15-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We can't survive without our doggy door! Thanks for your kind words!
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5

Lovely updated older home

  • 5 of 5

A nice home in a convenient location. Not too close to neighbors so it's nice and quiet yet still close enough to everywhere we wanted to go.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed our home!
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Location

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Colorado Springs
Car: recommended

In the heart of the Royal Gorge Region, this is a prime location to take part in all the activities in the Southern Colorado Region. We are located 10 minutes away from the Royal Gorge Bridge, the Royal Gorge Route Railroad, the Arkansas River which is the most commercially rafted river in the nation, and the top awarded winery in the state of Colorado, The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey. Day trips can be made to all the surrounding areas that include Pikes Peak and the cog railway, Garden of the Gods, Cave of the Winds, and Pueblo Reservoir without having to feel the hustle and bustle of those cities. Cañon City has a much more relaxed atmosphere than some of the neighboring cities, and we pride ourselves on the friendly locals!

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £64.24

Pets considered upon owner's approval.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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