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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, 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 an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
19 April, 2018

About Fleur Kaiser

I moved here from New York 14 years ago, got married and bought a house. My folks came to visit a few years back 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 2009

Why Fleur Kaiser chose Cañon 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 Cañon 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 ...
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 4.772152 based on 79 reviews
Denver, CO
5

Great house for weekend get away

  • 5 of 5

The Whipple House was perfect for us. I went with a small group of friends to check out the Royal Gorge Park. This House was close to Main Street and had everything we needed.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you & your friends enjoyed our house! Hope to have you visit again.
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5

Great location and home.

  • 5 of 5

Plenty of space and amenities, we had a great weekend.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed your stay:)
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5

Good for families

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at this beautiful old house. The three bedrooms were a perfect amount of space for our family to spread out. The house is set up with everything we needed.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We also love the amount of space the Whipple house has to offer. We hope you visit again in the future. Thank you!
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5

The home was charming, clean and comfortable!

  • 5 of 5

This place was perfect for our family of six. The kitchen was set up to cook in it, there was a game room with puzzles, books, darts, and games, and the living room had comfortable chairs and couches for everyone. It felt like a “home away from home.” Fleur’s communication was excellent! Hopefully, we can come back and stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wonderful! This is our goal, 'a home away from home'! We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay:) Thank you for your feedback.
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midland, tx
5

charming house, wonderful host!

  • 5 of 5

the house was charming and warm, well stocked, our dogs enjoyed the dog door and dog toys left by owner. We hope to stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! So glad you and the pups felt at home!
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5

It felt like home.

  • 5 of 5

From the moment we entered the front door the we felt like we were home. This is a great place to stay. Cheaper, cleaner, nicer and more amenities than any hotel we've stayed at. The family loved the spaciousness in general, and we had a great time playing darts in the sitting/game room.

Thank you, Fleur!

  • Review Submitted: 29-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hearing this makes my heart happy! Thank you!
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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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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £46.43
Damage Deposit £178.58

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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