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 .  Snuggle into the cozy overstuffed couch in the the living room which also has a 30 inch TV with DVD play.  There are  original hardwood floors and an electric fireplace tucked into the entertainment center for additional warmth. Breakfast is included but not a must because of the full kitchen. You can do your own thing or we are happy to have you join us for full breakfast at 9:00 AM. The Carriage House sleeps 2 adults with a Queen bed in the bedroom, there is a trundle bed in the living room if  friends  are traveling together and would rather not share a bed.

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 From the kitchen table enjoy the garden and a view of Red mountain. Meals can be enjoyed here or from the back patio under the pergola. The built in china cabinet with leaded glass doors add an old style feel to the kitchen. The kitchen is fully equipped  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.