The Lower Carriage House nestled at the base of Pikes Peak, is welcoming as a Manitou Springs vacation rental. This quaint garden level unit built in 1938, provides a private setting perfect for a weekend getaway or longer stay vacation. Snuggle into the cozy overstuffed couch, the living room has a 30 inch TV with DVD play.  The original hardwood floors and the electric fireplace tucked into the entertainment center add warmth and ambiance. Breakfast is included but not a must. The Carriage House can sleep 4 adults, with a Queen bed in the bedroom and a trundle bed in the living room with two twin beds. Additional adults above a double occupancy will be charged $25 per person per night..

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 From the kitchen table enjoy the garden and a view of Red mountain. The built in china cabinet with leaded glass doors add old style feel to the kitchen. The fully equipped kitchen includes a dishes, silverware, stove, refrigerator, microwave, coffee pot and toaster. The cozy living room offers windows out to the garden and the historic library lawn. . A twin trundle bed neatly arranged in the living room provides extra seating as well as a comfortable sleeping arrangement. The twin mattresses are over-sized and comfortable for adults. The  bedroom is decorated in simple yet elegant fashion, a queen-size bed warmed with floral spread, red bedside tables with reading lamps, and a print on the pale yellow walls. The large bathroom has two entrances, one from the bedroom and one from the kitchen. The pedestal sink has a large white mirror hanging above, the claw-foot tub has a rainfall shower make up this bright bathroom; the old walnut vanity lends an area for personal bath items. This garden level cottage is a wonderful Colorado vacation retreat.