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Gorgeous Colorado Farmhouse Getaway in the Forest, yet 10 minutes from town.

Bedrooms 7
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

Over 8000 square feet of sun light filled rooms with 3000 square feet of outdoor entertaining space, including 4 fireplaces, a fire pit, 1000 square foot trex deck with pergola and large barbecue grill, gym, perpetual motion pool, secondary fully stocked kitchen in mother in law apartment, 4 car garage with ample parking spaces on drive for plenty of guests, 4 miles of trails behind house for exploring, numerous entertaining spaces, easily accommodates 40+ people for a dinner party, multiple dishwashers for easy clean up after, beautiful king size beds in 4 bedrooms, and queen in 5th , 6th. Children's rooms sleep multiple children with pull out beds and bunk beds. Play set in the back yard complete with 2 slides and an easy access ramp. Lilac gardens and flowering trees flank the front door and backyard 15 foot outdoor fireplace connected to fully furnished outdoor living room. Come and enjoy this pristine property for your next family reunion or simply to enjoy the beauty of Colorado. Air Force Academy families encouraged and welcome to take advantage of military discounts.

Member since: 2017
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
23 April, 2018

About Susanne

We are a family that loves the outdoors and all that Colorado has to offer. We hike and bike in the trails behind the house, we horse back ride up the street at the equestrian center, we love skiing and snow boarding. When the weather is nice we love to swim in the pool and eat out on the deck, then sit by the fire outside and roast marshmallows while watching for shooting stars. On a clear night we've seen lots of them!

Susanne purchased this house in 2013

Why Susanne chose Colorado Springs

This property is special because it is so private and surrounded by beautiful nature. It sits back on the 5 acre lot, and there are 20 acres of ponderosa pines around it. The trails behind the lot are part of Black Forest park and are beautiful but also very safe and easy to navigate because of signs and a neighborhood they wind through called Cathedral Pines. It is a 4 mile loop. If you want to experience a 5 star hotel feeling in the mountains, but close to shops and great restaurants, this is the place for you.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Colorado Springs in El Paso County

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 20
  • Max. adults: 15
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets considered
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • Racquetball
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis


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(8 traveller reviews)

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Gorgeous Colorado Farmhouse Getaway in the Forest, yet 10 minutes from town.
average rating of 4.5 based on 8 reviews
Nashville, Tn. USA


  • 5 of 5

We were fortunate to book this beautiful, family home for AFA graduation 2017. The location was great for us!! It took us about 12-15 mins to get to the North gate. We had 11 family members join us for the trip and stay in the home. The pictures with the listing are very accurate. You will be impressed with the lovely portico and porch when you arrive!! It is a very warm and welcoming home!

The bedrooms were comfortable, spacious, and tastefully decorated and afforded plenty of privacy. We enjoyed having different gathering spaces for TV viewing, conversation, and game playing. The outdoor area is fantastic as well!! There was plenty of room to spread out or gather all together in one space. The kitchen is well appointed. The dining areas are open to each other with made meals very festive! There are two large refrigerators/freezers in the kitchen and a third located in the downstairs kitchen. This was great for so many guests! We were able to stock up on groceries and have plenty of storage for food and drinks. The one thing I would suggest to make available for guest use in the kitchen is an ordinary 12 cup automatic drip coffeemaker instead of the pod type..just to accommodate a large number of coffee drinkers which we had every morning! Otherwise, you are set to prepare a feast!

The home owner converted a main level play room to a bedroom for my elderly mother which we appreciated because of her mobility issues; she was able to stay on the main level the entire stay. There are four bedrooms upstairs with three full bathrooms and three bedrooms downstairs with two full baths. The closets are all locked in each bedroom for the owners personal items, but they provided hanging racks for clothing (be sure to ask for extra hangers). We had access to the laundry room and were able to launder clothes and towels during our stay. The home gym and hot tub/lap pool was a hit with our guests. It is a very relaxing space with pretty views of the lower level outdoor space.

I can't say enough about how wonderful the the home owner was to work with in every way! She was always prompt in replying to requests and stayed in close proximity to the home, so she was available for assistance if needed! Thank you, Susanne, for opening your home to us! We LOVED it! I highly recommend this gorgeous home!

  • Review Submitted: 02-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy you enjoyed your stay and thank you for your positive feedback! We'd love to have you back again for your next visit to the Academy!
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Wonderful for family gathering.

  • 5 of 5

The location is beautiful as is the home. It is perfect for a family gathering. We enjoyed the large patio and the volleyball net and hot tub. Outdoor fireplace was great. The big tables in the kitchen and dining rooms were perfect for family games. All beds were very comfortable and there are plenty of bathrooms. Let the owner know ahead of time how much refrigerator space you will need so they can make room. The owner was very helpful with suggestions and responded quickly to all questions. We had a great stay!

  • Review Submitted: 22-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Wow. Words can't convey my experience with this rental. The home is located in Black Forest, surrounded by gorgeous and mature pine trees. The property is beautiful, with a playground (perfect for my two kiddos), a beautiful fire-pit, and ample room to walk around and play. At night, we were able to sit outside and look at the stars. JUST MAGICAL! The house itself is stunning. One of the most gorgeous homes I've ever seen. It looked like something you'd find in a Pottery Barn or Restoration Hardware catalog. HUGE kitchen. Amazing spaces to relax and enjoy each others' company. The bedrooms were just as welcoming. The sheets, linens and beds were SO comfortable. I've traveled all around the world and never had this level of comfort! And our hostess made sure we were well taken care of from start to finish. She was welcoming, easy to communicate with, and made us laugh! I normally don't write reviews, but I was just so struck by my experience here that I had to share!

  • Review Submitted: 12-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed your stay! Hope to see you again for next year's vacation.
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Amazing Getaway

  • 5 of 5

I absolutely loved staying here for the weekend! It was the perfect place to get away in the midst of my busy life. The house was designed like a dream-open spaces, stone fireplaces, and a beautiful farmhouse kitchen to cook in. I enjoyed every bit of the amenities such as the outdoor fire place, completed basement with a kitchen, and spacious rooms for gathering people together. My friends and I loved having a weekend here and we felt at home as we made s'mores in the outdoor fireplace. We also enjoyed late night dinners on warm summer nights on the beautiful lit deck looking over the tall Colorado trees. I would definitely recommend staying here and the outdoor fireplace is an amazing site especially at night time under the beautiful Colorado stars! The hostess was so warm and comforting and made us all feel at home, she is truly a homemaker. I can't wait to come back and enjoy a home away from home very soon!

  • Review Submitted: 09-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful getaway

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay! Our favorite parts were the outdoor fireplace, the large kitchen, cozy beds, and that it felt out of town but so close to all we needed. We can't wait to come back!

  • Review Submitted: 03-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fabulous Stay

  • 5 of 5

This was by far one of the best VRBO's I've ever stayed in. The house is beautifully designed with just the right accommodations for every family. The house looks exactly like it does in the pictures and everything was working perfectly when we got there. We felt perfectly at home and safe, the beds were amazingly comfortable and clean along with the bathrooms and the rest of the house. The hostess also did a great favor to list amazing restaurants and sightseeing where we were staying. I would definitely recommend this house😊

  • Review Submitted: 02-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
57 Miles
Denver International
Nearest Beach
16 Miles
Colorado Springs
Car: necessary



Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £214.29
Pet Fee £71.43
Damage Insurance £56.43

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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