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Mediterranean Villa- 8,400 sf, 9 Bedroom, 7 Ba, 2.4 Acre; Available 8/25-8/31/17

Sleeps20
Bedrooms 8
Bathrooms6
Half Baths1
Space 8,400 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

A Sanctuary in the Pines with 9 Bedrooms, 7 Baths (Sleeps 20)

2.4 acre wooded Estate- 8400 sq.ft. magnificent one-of-a-kind home. Secluded but still in the heart of Colorado Springs. The front door and front patio area can be accessed off of the driveway at the garage location with no stairs. Only 1 mile to Shopping, Restaurants, Movie Theaters and 2 miles to a Regional Mall. This home has 9 bedrooms.. There are 12 beds: 4 King, 5 Queen, 2 Full and 1 Twin. Additionally there is a couch that makes into a double be, a single Futon bed & air mattresses. The home has 3 full baths, 3 (3/4 baths with a shower) and 1 half bath. Dining room table seats 20. There is a spa room with a jacuzzi, wet bar and 3/4 bathroom, with windows surrounding looking out to beautiful views The kitchen is large with granite counter tops, a double oven, and lots of counter space that opens onto an eating area and an outdoor patio with gas BBQ and patio table & chairs. There is a second refrigerator in the garage and a large upright freezer. There is also a large front patio with 20 patio chairs and flowers in pots. A large Recreation room in the lower level has a Pool table, Foosball, Conference/Game table, desks, a King bed sleeping alcove and a double bed sleeping alcove with an efficiency kitchen and 3/4 bath, which is counted as one of the bedrooms. The Theater room seats 20 people and is a fun place to show movies on the big screen. It also provides a private place for additional sleeping on 1 full size & 1 twin bed.

You don't need to bring anything except food and fun. Deer are often seen on the property. Large decks- BBQ-great outdoor space, with a Fort/swing set, basketball court, place to throw a football or Frisbee. Plenty of parking for RV, trailer and 10 cars.

Keywords: 8400 sq.ft. Magnificent, Mediterranean style Villa in a retreat-like setting nestled in the heart of Colorado Springs.

More Details

Owner
Audrey Beckett
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
70%
Calendar last updated:
November 17, 2017

About Audrey Beckett

My husband Ted and I grew up in California and moved to Colorado Springs in 1990. We own a Land Development company. We are of retirement age and want to travel to see our grandchildren and travel to other parts of the world to pursue our ministry interests in India and the Holy Land.

Audrey Beckett purchased this villa in 2005

Why Audrey Beckett chose Rustic Hills

The Colorado Springs area is beautiful all year around. The temperatures are mild, the sun shines most of the time, the air is clean. There are many outdoor activities and fun attractions. Colorado Springs was ranked the 6th Best Weekend Getaway by U.S. News & World Report

What makes this villa unique

Our home is beautifully situated on 2.4 acres among the pine trees but still in the middle of Colorado Springs and close to everything. Our home is truly one of a kind from the stone wall w/pond in the entry to the spa room with its wood ceiling and walls of windows.

Amenities

Rustic Hills Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 8400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 20
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 20 people
Bathrooms:
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 (Master Suite) - toilet , tub , shower , 2 separate sinks with long counters
    Bathroom 3 (Off main Entry hall) - toilet , 1/2 bath with sink cabinet
    Bathroom 4 (Spa room) - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 (Lower level King Suite) - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 6: Lower level Receation area - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 7 (Upstairs King Suite) - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 (Up-Stairs Main) - toilet , tub , shower , Huge bathroom with 4 sinks and lots of counter space
  • 7
Bedrooms:
  • 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Bedroom 1/Master Bedroom Suite - 1 king
    Bedroom 2/Alternate Master Suite Upstairs - 1 king
    Bedroom 3: Lg Queen w/Sofa & TV Upstairs - 1 queen
    Bedroom 7: Lower level King Suite - 1 king
    Bedroom 4: Above Spa room w/TV sitting area - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , The sleep sofa is a double bed also
    Bedroom 6: Upstairs Bedroom @ top of stairs - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5: Upstairs Lg bedroom w/balcony - 1 queen
    Bedroom 9/Main floor, no adjoining bath - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Futon for 1 person
    Bedroom 10 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , The Theater Room, with 20 chairs, 1 double & 1 twin bed
    Bedroom 8: Rec Room w/2 bed alcoves - 1 king , 1 double
  • King size beds (4) Four large bedrooms with King beds, one is a sleeping alcove in the large Recreation room., Queen size Beds (5) A large bedroom with Queen bed & sofa & TV; bedroom with outside deck and a queen bed; bedroom at the top of the stairs with queen bed; main level with a queen bed and a futon; and the bedroom above the Spa room, that also has a private sitting area with double size couch bed . Double Beds (2) , 1 double bed in the Theater room and 1 in the Rec room( surrounded by bookcases for privacy). 1 Twin bed in the Theater room. Additionally there are 1 Queen and 1 twin air mattress with all the bedding that can be put in any of the bedrooms and (2) Porta cribs.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Secluded 2.4 acres with pine trees. Majestic rock wall with pond in entry. Gourmet kitchen-all granite counters. Dining room table seats 20. Large bedrooms with sitting areas and balconies. Theater room seats 20 people. Large deck for BBQ time. Indoor Jacuzzi room with wet bar & bathroom. Recreation room with pool table. Also (2) ping pong tables, Fort/swing set, basketball court, room to throw a football or Frisbee.

Reviews

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Mediterranean Villa- 8,400 sf, 9 Bedroom, 7 Ba, 2.4 Acre; Available 8/25-8/31/17
average rating of 4.712121 based on 66 reviews
5

Fantastic home for a family reunion

  • 5 of 5

The villa provided a wonderful venue for our family reunion. Our families traveled to Colorado Springs from Virginia (2), California and Kansas City. The home provided activities for all the family with kids ranging from 2 years old to 11 years. Throughout the week we enjoyed being in the hot tub, playing pool, playing ping pong, playing basketball and the kids enjoyed the playground. The large dining room table was perfect for the 8 adults and 7 children to eat and enjoy conversation, and the bedrooms were spacious to accommodate our families. We enjoyed sitting on the deck watching the deer on the property. Colorado Springs has much to offer as we traveled by train to the top of Pikes Peak, toured the underground gold mine in Cripple Creek, walked in the caves at Cave of the Winds, enjoyed the Cliff Dwellers Museum, climbing the rocks at Garden of the Gods, traveled to Royal Gorge and the attractions at Santa's Village, just to name some of our activities. Thank you for a great stay!

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent location! Perfect house for a family reunion. Beware of bed bugs!

  • 3 of 5

We enjoyed the house and it fit our large family very well for our family reunion. That being said, there were multiple inconveniences during our stay. Both washing machines were broken, so we had to waste half of a day at the laundromat. If we had been told the washing machine was broken prior to arriving, we would have packed more clothes.

The room upstairs with the king size bed and the mini bathroom has BED BUGS. My husband and I were eaten alive. It took us 3 nights before we realized what was going on and we moved our family out of that room (hopefully we didn't move the bed bugs into the new room). I read in the reviews on this house that someone found bed bugs in Nov 2016. I'd make sure the house was treated properly at least twice before you stay there.

The bed bug bites have burned for weeks. Treating our stuff for bed bugs has been a huge hassle, we have 4 kids and we were traveling with a lot of stuff. We were given a small sum of money for the inconvenience, but bed bugs are a pretty big deal and the amount given to us wasn't enough to cover the items that we had to throw away bc you can't treat them for bed bugs (suitcases, pack n play, etc).

Colorado Springs is beautiful and the trip is fun! I would just ask to see fumigation receipts before I entered this house again.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: These guests were very nice and helpful and I am shocked by their review. The guests did not tell me about any bed bug problems in the one bedroom until the day they left and they simply said that they had moved to a downstairs bedroom and they didn't have any more bites. As soon as they moved out I had the entire house treated to eradicate any bed bugs. Since the incident in Nov 2016, I have embarked on a series of treatments, with a professional company, every two weeks for 10 weeks to eradicate the bed bugs. I have gotten rid of any mattress, mattress pads, bedding, etc. that had any indication of a bed bug and encased every mattress in the home, just as a precaution. With all of this spraying and re-spraying, the professionals only found 4 dead bed bugs. I have continued the recommended treatment and had the professional company spray once a month just to be sure there was no re-occurrence. The guests sent me a text after they left outlining the problems and I sent them a letter saying how sorry I was with a check for $500 for their trouble. I had a repairman come to fix the washing machine, while they were there, but he had to order a part and it didn't get fixed until the day they left.
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5

Beautiful Location with all the space you could wish for!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this house with a party of 17. Everyone slept comfortably in their own room and many rooms had balconies where we could sit and drink our coffee! There were also outside balconies with beautiful views that were wonderful to sit at and visit and listen to the animals. Many days we observed mule deer wandering around the exterior of the house.

The house has a huge table that seats 20 and a huge kitchen where many people can work at the same time. We enjoyed having room to move around and cook and visit. We found all the plates and dishes and cooking utensils we needed to cook for a multitude of people. YOu might invest in some cheap storage containers and ziplock backs to store leftovers. We didn't find many.

The house is full of couches and comfortable places to sit. The house is full of books so you will not run out of something to flip through if you have time.

We had no plumbing issues or issues of any kind. We also enjoyed that each bedroom had a fan and a window or balcony that could open. The fresh air was wonderful to sleep to.

The owners are very down to earth and eager to help. WE had one small issue with the driveway which was resolved the next day.

The mattresses in the screening room were shorter than they appeared in picture so would be better for kids. The pull out couch upstairs had a thin bent mattress that couldn't be slept on. These are small things that in no way affected our visit, just full disclosure. Also, be aware you will be driving on a gravel road for a little while with some bumpy terrain as you approach the house.

Anyway, this house created the backdrop for an amazing vacation and we are very thankful for our time spent there!

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful property for a reunion

  • 4 of 5

This property was perfect for the 20 of us to stay. The 10 grandkids had their own space and could play without being under foot. The basement area lacked sufficient air conditioning. A large portion of the beds were comfortable but a couple were not. The house is stocked with everything you would need. There is only 1 hair dryer for 6 bathrooms. Kitchen is well stocked. The bedroom off the dinning room is not air conditioned and very difficult to open the windows. But there are a lot of fans through out the house. The house is dated but it is very comfortable. The property is beautiful and is in a perfect location. The grandkids loved the basket ball goal and the play area. We had fun playing pool and ping pong. Great place for families to gather.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Family Reunion

  • 5 of 5

Audrey was super. She made sure we knew how to run the hot tub and operate appliances. There was enough room for everyone to have their own space. The common spaces did not feel crowded even when we all gathered together.

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Family vacation

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Audrey for allowing us to rent your fabulous home for our vacation. We had 25 people staying in the house and six others in a nearby hotel ranging from almost one year to 85 years old. Your home made it possible for us to gather together for many of the meals and just hang out and spend time together. We were able to watch the fireworks from the deck outside the spa room (and some of us from inside the hot tub). Thank you again for a wonderful, memorable vacation.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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"High class golfing at it's best!"
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United States Olympic Training Center
Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center
"This is a must see during your visit to Colorado Springs. Plus it's free!"
Josh & John's Naturally
Colorado Springs Crossfit
"Miles from VRBO rental 2.84 miles 7 mins / 7 mins based on current traffic"
24 Hour Fitness
"Miles from VRBO rental= 3.55 miles 7 mins / 8 mins based on current traffic"
Max Fitness
"Miles from VRBO Rental 2.94 miles 6 mins / 6 mins based on current traffic"
Fitness 19 Colorado Springs
"From VRBO rental 4.89 miles 9 mins / 10 mins based on current traffic"
Curves
"From VRBO to rental= 1.70 miles 4 mins / 4 mins based on current traffic"
Nearest Airport
7 Miles
Colorado Springs Airport
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Powers Blvd.
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
30 Restaurants
Nearest Ski
90 Miles
Breckenridge

Our home is located 1/4 mile from the Rock Island RR Trail system with 6 miles of trails for hiking & biking. Horseback riding is available in the beautiful Garden of the Gods park with spectacular scenery. Swimming is available in Community pools throughout the city and at Memorial Park, 10 minutes away, which has a small lake with a sandy beach. Fishing is available in the streams & lakes of the nearby mountain communities. Whitewater rafting on the Arkansas river is about 1 1/2 hours away. Skiing is available in Breckenridge about 2 hrs away.

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $300
Property Damage Protection $79
Tax Rate 9.63%

The nightly rate includes up to 20 guests. Additional guests are charged $25 per day per person.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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