Small Farm in Foothills of Colorado Rockies...A World Away, but Anything You Need Less than 15 Minutes by Car
Our location has been called a "lifestyle home" here in the Colorado foothills as we are surrounded by nature, peace, amazing views and beauty, yet are less than 15 minutes from a mid-sized city with anything you could need, and about 30 minutes to both Denver and CO Springs. We sometimes need to travel for business or as part of the kids' education and are looking for a responsible couple or single person who loves nature, loves animals, and would enjoy the peace and quiet this area brings.
Our Home & Location
We are located roughly mid-way between Denver and Colorado Springs, tucked back into the foothills a bit. The immediate area is a beautiful community of ranch and mini-ranch properties. Walks just thru the community are beautiful and hilly, and there are hiking trails galore in the mountains, the nearest trails being about a 20 minute drive. The nearest full amenities (tons of restaurants, grocery stores, movie theaters, mall, big-box stores, hospital, etc) are a 12 minute drive. CO Springs and all it has to offer such as Manitou Springs, Garden of the Gods, Pikes Peak, etc is about a 35 minute drive. Denver and all of its amenities is roughly the same distance in the opposite direction.
The home is a large 6200 sq ft 3 story home and a house-sitter will have a private guest bedroom, as well as access to the rest of the house.
Responsibilities & Pets
We have 4 dogs, horses, chickens, and barn cats. The responsibilities here consist of 'morning chores' which are feeding/watering the dogs, making sure everyone else's food and water are full (chickens and cats generally only need food re-filling every few days, horses just need water topped off if necessary) and 'scooping' area around the barn where the horses are.
In the late afternoon, we feed dogs, check food and water, and collect and wash the eggs.