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Custom Home Built with Large Spaces for Family Gatherings


Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 20, 2015
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Custom Home Built with Large Spaces for Family Gatherings

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


Colorado Springs House Rental Photos and Description

House, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)

Cottage-on-the-Green is a spacious, English country style home with new world amenities and comforts, overlooking the 8th green of Antler Creek Golf Course. Located 6 miles east of Colorado Springs, and with over 50 major area attractions, there is something for everyone here.

The kitchen is stocked with coffee and a variety of teas. The home is provided with every convenience – ankle-length robes, lots of board games, entertainment libraries, wireless high-speed internet, and luxurious linens and high-end mattresses that promise a restful night’s sleep.

Cottage-on-the-Green is a beautiful custom home with a fully equipped gourmet kitchen, large open great room featuring fireplace and expansive views of Antler Creek Golf Course, all-together dining with seating for 10, and an elegant cherry wood library of fiction and non-fiction books. The large main level master suite has his and her sinks, walk in closet, and a two person soaker tub. There are three other spacious bedrooms, one on the main level with its own bath and two on the lower level. Also on the lower level, is the multi-purpose media room with HDTV big screen, a large sectional for snuggling (with a queen sleeper), game tables with a large collection of games to chose from, children’s entertainment (something for every age), and another full bath with double sinks.

Outside you will find a delightfully landscaped multi-level garden with a surprise at every turn: fire pit, hot tub, outdoor kitchen and dining areas, and secluded rose gardens that can turn large gatherings into intimate moments. Take a soak in the hot tub or relax in our inviting glider sharing a glass of local Colorado wine while the afternoon sun paints the sky for you over the Front Range.

For the Little Ones - The back yard retreat is fenced and gated for their security. Low-rise beds are available, as well as a pack-and-play, high chair, and baby bath. With the neighborhood park just around the corner, there are plenty of opportunities to get the kids out for sunshine and exercise. Also, excellent facilities for day care and summer camp programs are located at the nearby neighborhood Recreation Center. For a minimal cost, the neighborhood Rec Center is just down the street where you can swim in the zero entry pool designed with your wee ones in mind, play on the waterslide or swim in the lap lanes.

For the older kids there are smores around the fire pit, or basketball, ping pong, air hockey, foosball, state of the art exercise equipment, and swimming at the Rec Center, or a round of golf at Antler Creek Golf Course. The public course caters to players of all abilities and is only two blocks from the house. Also, the local area offers rock climbing, kayaking, white water rafting,14ers to hike, caves to explore, and much more.

For the Adults – The variety of local restaurants, pubs, shopping, golf, sightseeing and movie theatres within minutes of the house should cater to your every desire and promise you a vacation filled with all your favorites.

Keywords: custom home, gourmet kitchen, great room, fireplaces, golf course, library, free breakfast, Black Forest, rec center, pool, gym, local park, hot tub, fire pit, gardens, aspens, patio dining, outdoor kitchen, mountain views, quiet streets

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 20, 2015

About The Owner

Our busy growing family has always enjoyed Cottage-on-the-Green as a restful gathering place after work, school, or a hard day of vacation.

Skiing and snowboarding day trips always ended in the hot tub to rest and rejuvenate sore muscles. Bicycle tours through Black Forest had to include an al fresco lunch grilled on our outdoor bistro at the end of the ride.

Jane Austin, Frances Hodgson Burnett and our other favorite authors seem just a little more enchanting when read secluded from the rest of the world in the midst of our own Secret Garden.

Your family and friends may enjoy, as ours have, the spontaneous X-Box championships (X-Box not included) with friends and family on the big screen, a stringed quartet around the fire pit outside (high school orchestral members not included), 4-Square mayhem in the 2-car garage (sidewalk chalk/balls included), or a 5K, 10K, or 20K run on the local paved and natural trails.

We enjoy our peace and tranquility and we enjoy a little life on the edge too. You can find it all here at Cottage-on-the-Green.

The Owner purchased this house in 2005

Why The Owner chose Colorado Springs

We built Cottage-on-the-Green looking to find that perfect lifestyle blend of being close to town and all the activities but far enough away to enjoy bicycling country roads and lounging under quiet sunsets. We chose Antler Creek Golf Course because of its accessible location and beautifully maintained grounds.

You'll enjoy the convenience of being centrally located to all that Colorado has to offer. To the west you'll find the downtown area including the Fine Arts Center and the Colorado Springs Orchestra at the Pikes Peak Center, Sky Sox minor league baseball at Security Service field, rock climbing at Garden of the Gods, and of course the Air Force Academy.

Heading south will bring you to the spectacular productions at the World Arena, professional racing at Pikes Peak International Raceway, and up to class V rapids on the Arkansas River.

A quick drive to the north features the Renaissance Festival, Denver's Elitch Gardens amusement park or the world renowned Botanical Gardens, and you can pick your flavor of professional sports from the Broncos at Sports Authority Field, the Rockies at Coors Field, and both the Nuggets and the Avalanche at the Pepsi Center.

What makes this house unique

Our home was built in 2005 specifically to host large gatherings. We wanted to be the “hang out place” for our boys and their high school friends. So, not only did we build large rooms to fit lots of friends but we landscaped with even larger parties in mind: the weekend 'golf retreat”; The Big Game on the big screen; the New Year’s Eve hot tub party; 4th of July fireworks from the golf course clubhouse two blocks away (or avoid the crowds—we watch from the front lawn); the high school graduation party, the marriage rehearsal dinner, and a weekly young adults group from our church that met here over dinner for years. If you know people, and you need space, you’ll find it at Cottage-on-the-Green.

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Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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based on 24 traveler reviews

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Custom Home Built with Large Spaces for Family Gatherings
average rating of 5.0 based on 24 reviews

Canada to Colorado

  • 5 of 5

This home and Cathy and Steve are awesome. Our family of four stayed in their beautiful home for three weeks in August with 11 other extended family members visiting from Southern Colorado and Alberta Canada. We had such a great time and this home was PERFECT for our needs. With a second guest bedroom on the main floor, both sets of Grandparents could avoid the stairs. With the additional bedrooms downstairs the kids had separation when they needed it and we all lived outside on the patio, in the backyard and around the fireplace making s'mores. Cathy and Steve were so lovely to work with and this home has everything you need for dining inside or out, for preparing large meals, keeping everyone name it! Our daughters are still talking about the recreation centre and pool just a short walk from the house.

  • Submitted: Feb 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Jim and Kristine for your kind words. We were so glad to meet you and your delightful family. Our joy is providing traveling families with a restful, fun place to enjoy their family reunions and adventures. We understand that families need a place to laugh, relax, enjoy the beautiful Colorado summers, and reconnect with each other. Thanks for choosing to make us part of your family adventure. We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience and are very pleased all of your family was able to enjoy our home. You are welcome anytime at Cottage on the Green!

Cottage on the Green

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was great! The house was beautiful and very well kept. It was nice to have a place to relax after our busy days of sight seeing.

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Grand Rapids, Michigan

"This place is really nice!"

  • 5 of 5

This was our first rental house we have used for a vacation with our grown children and grandchildren, and we found it to be an excellent experience and very relaxing. This home has everything one needs for a worrisome-free vacation. We ate most of our meals in the house, and the kitchen provided all of the necessities for preparing those meals (except the food of course). The patio was refreshing at dusk as we enjoyed the hot tub, the grill, the gas fire pit and the s'mores, and appreciated the view of the golf course, Pikes Peak in the distance and sunsets. A few us went golfing on the course and found it to be an excellent golf course and well worth the rate they charged. Convenient to the home are Wal-Mart and many stores that are only two miles away. As everyone in our family commented a number of times, "This place is really nice!" The pictures on the website don't do justice to the actual experience.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway

Traveler from Iowa

  • 5 of 5

My family and I enjoyed our stay at Cottage on the Green very much! It was perfect for our family which included a 4-year-old and a 2-year-old. Owners had taken great care to have everything renters would need. The kitchen was better stocked than my own. We would return again and I am recommending it to friends. Owners are very good and prompt to work with.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
San Carlos, California

Beyond expectations

  • 5 of 5

We were in Colorado Springs for UCCS graduation. We could not have asked for anything better and Cottage on the Green was the perfect home for us. There were eight of us traveling together and all of us were thrilled with the property. This home was welcoming, warm and beautifully decorated. Having coffee on the back porch in the morning and watching the sun set from the fire pit seating area was such a bonus!

  • Submitted: May 27, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Greenville, SC, USA

Comfortable Well Appointed Home Near Colorado Springs

  • 5 of 5

This home is a true gem - I haved used VRBO many times to book vacation properties and hands down this is the nicest home I've rented. It was spotless and you can tell the owner takes great pride in making sure the guest has a great experience. The owner was very responsive when I placed my initial inquiry and was very easy to work with at check in and check out.

We enjoyed everything about the home - when using the kitchen to prepare meals you'll find enverything you need close at hand. In the pantry there are the fixings for smores that you can cook on the fire pit on the patio. Some other nice extra touches include the large beach towels to use when relaxing in the hot tub and fluffy robes for lounging. Downstairs in the family room you'll find an amazing library of DVDs and games to play along with Netflix and Hulu - everyone will find the perfect entertainment option.

If my travels take me to the Colorado Springs area in the future I'll book here again!!

  • Submitted: May 13, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway


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Rates & Availability

From $300 Per night

Colorado Springs House Rental Rates

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3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $165 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 5.13%
Notes USAFA Graduation, $600.00/night, 7 night minimum. Booked 2014, 2015, and 2016
Holiday Rates, (any national holiday), $395.00/night. Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years have a 5 night minimum.
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Colorado Springs House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front
  • Mountain View
  • Water View
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Lg 5 piece bath with 2 person soaker tub & double sinks.
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 - Double Sinks
  • 3
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 queen , One queen sofa sleeper located in lower level media room
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1) pack-and-play available, Queen Sofa Sleeper (1)
  • Air Hockey
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

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