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5 Central & Beautiful Retreat Homes-Pool/Hotub (40% Off Sep/Oct & 20% Last Min)

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Last updated: 09/17/2014
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Antigua house description

We also have 4 other homes, located right next door, should this home be full. Ideal for groups (up to 42 people), families or individuals.

2 SPECIAL OFFERS FOR YOU:

**Book 6 nights and get the 7th FREE!

** Ask about Last minute 20% discount.

ANTIGUA'S HIDDEN SECRET:

Enjoy a restful stay in our centrally-located, 4 bedroom magnificent, colonial-style, vacation home (sleeps up to 8). You will find that our splendid home offers surprising extras and special touches around every corner – It is more than worthy of its majestic setting! 
(Do call me on my US number, with your questions, or to book, 651 3683626)

What sets this home apart is that you have 2 bedrooms with king-size beds. The living room has a wonderful, cozy fireplace, as well as an en-suite bathroom and adjoining patio. From here you can absorb the magnificent volcanic views as your chose to either have a private yoga class, or relax and watch the sunset with a chilled glass of Chilean Chardonnay. The breathtaking views of the volcanoes speak for themselves!

Kids and adults alike can enjoy the shared solar-heated swimming pool and Jacuzzi/Hot tub set in a beautiful and tranquil courtyard. The house itself offers: wireless internet, satellite TV, games and novels, local travel guides, and bicycles. You can rest your weary feet after a stimulating day of sightseeing, by relaxing in front of a roaring fire, surrounded by old wooden, antique beams, and all the comforts of home.

For those of you ‘Chefs’ who enjoy cooking, the house comes with a fully-equipped kitchen. However, if you feel like taking some time off from the kitchen, our wonderful housekeeper, Dona Clara Luz, can create delicious homemade delights to suit all taste buds. This, plus babysitting, if you wish to sample the multitude of restaurants in Antigua, can be easily arranged by Paola, who is onsite.

Our housekeeper comes for a couple of hours every day to clean and do the laundry, and is always very willing to help out with any small errands, like going to the market. You will certainly enjoy her great sense of humor and zest for life! 

Imagine… a vacation home where you wake up every morning to a majestic volcano right outside your bedroom window. And inside, everywhere you look there is spectacular local art and beautiful colonial architecture of exposed brick, rare-aged wood, and wrought iron. 

Located in a safe, secure neighborhood, it is only 6 blocks from the Parque Central (central square) and just 2 blocks from the main supermarket “The Bodegona” and the local produce market in Antigua.

This beautiful colonial-style home is the perfect home-base from which you and your family and friends can explore the delights that this UNESCO Heritage Site offers. The ruins, cathedrals, museums, restaurants, cafes, bars, and shops that are dotted throughout the cobble-stoned streets are all easily accessible by foot.



Extras:

• A massage table for private massages and therapy treatments;

Do call me on my US number with your questions, I'd love to Chat! (651 3683626)

SOME OF OUR GUEST COMMENTS:

'Immediately upon entering my breath was taken away by the beauty of the stone and wood and the magnificent artwork throughout.' Mendez, Seattle, Washington, 10/09/09

'The pictures do not begin to do it justice: I have rented many vrbo properties around the world and this one certainly is among the best!- Trish, El Segundo, CA, 07/04/08

'We have to say everything was perfect-from the volcano views to the commodious rooms to the high speed internet access and cable TV. Of course Clara was the shining jewel as both housekeeper and, on occasion, cook. Don't hesitate to rent this property-the owner, the housekeeper and the community all add up to five stars! Kathy Rose and Hal Vogel' - kathy rose, 05/13/09

'Everthing worked like clock work from beginning to end. This was my 5th trip to Antigua - we have stayed in a lovely Posada, hotels, and home of a friend - this ranks right at the top with some pretty serious competition in regards to previous accomodations! Allison H., Atlantic Beach, FL, 03/26/2009

'It was like a dream living in a castle, the interior decor was very unique. The balcony overlooking the plush tropical garden patio and the beautiful scenic view from our bedroom, viewing the volcano mountains was incredible. Helmut and Bernice Fraund ' - Bernice Fraund, 10/30/08

'Super clean, great location, and wonderful owner.' - Mike, 10/24/08

'it was the perfect place for us to begin our lives together as husband and wife. Beautifully and comfortably appointed, situated in a private, safe, and convenient part of town with multiple breathtaking, unobstructed views of Agua Volcano, and run like a luxury hotel by the lovely and amazing chef, Doña Clara. This house has to be one of the best on VRBO. Many thanks to you & to Doña Clara for providing a 'dream home' for us to start our married life together.' - Alex & Amy Kass, Brooklyn, New York, 09/10/08

'This is a great house, quiet, safe, spotlessly clean, beautifully decorated and in a perfect location to walk to town and to the market. .





Keywords: swimming pool, central

Property Type

  • House
  • 3000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

      • Catering Available
      • Breakfast - Booking Possible
      • Lunch - Booking Possible
      • Dinner - Booking Possible

      Onsite Services

      • Housekeeper Included
      • Private Chef
      • Concierge
      • Staff

      Suitability

      • Wheelchair Accessible:

        Yes, our home is wheelchair accessible with one bedroom and bathroom being on the ground floor...moreless

      • Children Welcome:

        Absolutely!...moreless

      • Pets Not Allowed

      Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

      • Bedroom 1: 1 king

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      • Bedroom 2: 1 king

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      • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

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      • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single

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      • King size beds (1) In the master bedroom with a double sofa bed too, Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1) 2 Rooms with Double beds. If you want them swapped for single beds, let us know!, Twin or Single Beds (1) 1 room with 2 twin beds, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) 2 convertible double sofa beds in the living room and in the master bedroom...moreless

      Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

      Kitchen & Dining

      • Catering Available:

        Please feel free to ask us, if you'd like to have your meals cooked for you, for a very small fee......moreless

      • Kitchen:

        Beautifully equipped kitchen, which you will enjoy!...moreless

      • Dining Area Seats:

        8...moreless

      • Dining
      • Coffee Maker
      • Toaster
      • Dishes & Utensils
      • Cooking Utensils
      • Dishwasher
      • Refrigerator
      • Stove
      • Oven
      • Microwave
      • Seating for 8 people

      Amenities

      • Washing Machine
      • Clothes Dryer
      • Hair Dryer
      • Towels Provided
      • Living Room
      • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
      • Wood Fireplace

      Entertainment

      • Books
      • Video Library
      • Television
      • VCR
      • CD Player

      Communications

      • Telephone:

        We provide you with a cell phone...moreless

      • Broadband Access
      • Mobile Phone
      • Wireless Internet
      • Internet

      Pool & Spa

      • Private Pool:

        The pool is right on the property, and is shared between 4 other homes. ...moreless

      • Heated Pool
      • Hot Tub

      Outdoor Features

      • Outdoor Grill
      • Lanai / Gazebo
      • Balcony

      Theme

      • Adventure
      • Romantic
      • Family
      • Away From It All
      • Historic
      • Tourist Attractions

      Location & View

      • Mountain View:

        Look out onto the incredible view of Volcano Agua!...moreless

      Activities

      • Churches
      • Fishing
      • Cycling
      • Mountain Biking
      • Golf
      • Tennis
      • Swimming
      • Medical Services
      • Massage Therapist
      • ATM/Bank
      • Hospital
      • Groceries
      • Equestrian Events
      • Fitness Center
      • Sight Seeing
      • Antiquing
      • Shopping
      • Horseback Riding
      • Walking
      • Health/Beauty Spa
      • Ruins
      • Restaurants
      • Museums
      • Library
      • Cinemas
      • Photography
      • Hiking
       

      Reviews

      Write a review 4.8
      from 26 traveler reviews
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      Rental basis: Per property
      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
      Low
      Sep 3 - Oct 31, 2014
      5 night min stay
      $117
      $714
      Regular
      Nov 1 - Dec 21, 2014
      5 night min stay
      $195
      $1,190 $3,800
      High Season
      Dec 22 - Jan 2, 2015
      5 night min stay
      $400
      $2,800
      Regular
      Jan 3 - Mar 28, 2015
      5 night min stay
      $240
      $1,440 $3,800
      High Season
      Mar 29 - Apr 6, 2015
      5 night min stay
      $400
      $2,800
      Regular
      Apr 7 - Dec 21, 2015
      5 night min stay
      $240
      $1,440 $3,800
      My Standard Rate
      5 night min stay
      $195
      $1,190 $3,800
      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

      Additional information about rental rates

      Fees:

      • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
      • Taxes Included

      Notes:

      Our rates are inclusive of taxes and cleaning fees.

      A deposit of usd200 (usd500 for longer term rentals) is required at the moment of booking, and 50% of the rent due is paid 60 days prior to arrival and 50% is paid 30 days prior to arrival. For groups, payments are due 90 and 60 days prior to arrival.


      Cancellation policy:

      100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.


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      Calendar

      Last updated: 09/17/2014
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      21 Unavailable
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      Location

      23 Miles
      Nearest Airport
      Guatemala City Airport

      Car: Not Necessary

      Antigua Guatemala - Luxury Vacation Rentals:

      This home is located only 45 minutes from Guatemala City Airport.

      It is also centrally located, being only 5 blocks from the Central Square in Antigua, and only 2 blocks from the main market.

       

      Owner info

      Year Purchased: 2005

      About the owner: Born in London, Philippa Myers grew up on the continent and after studying for a business studies degree at Edinburgh University, arrived in Latin America. She set up her own IATA travel agency which grew to be the 10th largest in the country within 3 years. During this time she has worked exclusively in the tourism industry also owning her own tour company and restaurant. Philippa was also Consul Warden for the British Embassy for many years. Most recently she finished a Masters in Addiction Studies and is now working in the field of Chemical Dependency.

      Why the Owner Chose Antigua:
      I had been living for 16 years in Guatemala and sold my travel agency, and decided to invest in building this beautiful home to sell. Unfortunately, I made the classic mistake of falling in love with it, and although I was given a very nice offer for the house, after a lot of deliberation, I decided to live there. It was my home for a couple of years, and for schooling reasons, we have moved to Lake Atitlan, so I now offer short term Antigua vacation rentals.

      The Unique Benefits at this House:
      The house is so conveniently located, and all amenities, hotels, restaurants, tourist spots, are within walking distance. My house is very safe, as it is located within a guarded gated community with friendly neighbors. You will love the attention to detail with the exposed brick, old antique wood and old iron work, as well as all the antiques and art work on the walls. Our Concierge/Property Manager, Paola, is nearby for any travel arrangements you might need, or any restaurant bookings. Just let us know Our welcome basket and welcome notes too, I believe show you how much we care that you get the feeling of having a 'home away from home'


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      Date last modified - Thursday, September 04, 2014

      $117 - $400 per night (USD)
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      4 Bedroom / 4 Bathroom
      Sleeps 8

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      Minimum stay: 5 nights
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