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Recoleta with History and Elegance (2,200 Sq Feet)

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Last updated: 08/27/2015
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Relive the history of Buenos Aires only 5 blocks from today’s Recoleta village. In 1894, when the country of Argentina was one of the wealthiest in the world with strong European ties, a Frenchman built this elegant residence on Calle Juncal. You can still feel the old world ambiance in the building’s beautiful church-like façade, tall ceilings, and architectural features, but you can also enjoy modern conveniences like a renovated 'American style' kitchen. This large three bedroom apartment (over 200 square meters or 2,200 square feet) has a large master suite with king size bed, walk-in closet and separate bath, shower and toilet areas. There is a second smaller loft bedroom (with 2 twin beds) with its own bathroom with shower. A fully equipped office/study with television, DVD player, broadband internet access and wi-fi connection is tucked into a loft with skylight off the master bedroom. (There is also a very small bedroom (with bed slightly smaller than a twin) and bath in what was formerly the maid’s quarters which could accommodate a 5th person for a brief stay.) Recently renovated by the same architect who did the Art Hotel, the apartment features 15 foot ceilings in the living and dining areas and master bedroom. The apartment also contains some antiques and features art work by several local artists which we encourage you to discover and enjoy as much as we have. With each trip we make, we add to our collection of Argentine art in the apartment.

The apartment has its own private, elegant entrance with marble stairs up to the second floor (considered the 1st floor in Argentina - but there is NO elevator). World class restaurants, cafes, and gourmet grocery and wine shops are all in the neighborhood and within easy walking distance. Two blocks away you can enjoy the café lined Plaza Mitre for an early morning coffee before setting out into one of the most walkable cities in the world; three blocks in the other direction, you’ll find a Metro stop on Avenida Santa Fe. And with the apartment's central location in the city, everything Buenos Aires has to offer is a short taxi ride away.

Please note on some days when we have a guest checking in and out on the same day, the maid will not always finish the cleaning until 4pm, but you may checkin earlier on this understanding.

Bookings are not confirmed until the deposit has been received.

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 1
  • 2200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 twin/ single

    Attached unit that used to be the maids quarters. No Aircon...moreless

  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (3), Baby Cribs (1)

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower, bidet

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet

    With hand basin for guest use. Located off entrance hall...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

    Located off the maids quarters...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Hairdryers; Weekly maid service

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR

Theme

  • Historic

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Autumn Foliage
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Near The Ocean

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Heating & Cooling. All main areas individually controlled except there is NO AIRCON in the maids quarters so it can get very hot in summer if used as a 3rd bedroom....moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet:

    Wifi or ethernet connections available in the apartment....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Study Room
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony

Pool / Spa

  • Indoor Hot Tub
  • Jetted Tub

Building Type

  • Building

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Mid Year
May 1 - Oct 25, 2015
4 night min stay
$139 $150
Fri, Sat, Sun
$895

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $128 Nightly


Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Holidays
Dec 1 - Jan 31, 2016
4 night min stay
$250 $275
Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,495

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $214 Nightly


Rates are based on 2 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
$179 $250
Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,095

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $156 Nightly


Rates are based on 2 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Booking Fee $70
  • Check in fee $50
  • Exit cleaning fee $50
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

The base rates are for 2 guests. NO SMOKING allowed. Checkout at 10am on day of departure. No check-in before 4pm. Check-in after 11am and before 4pm is sometimes possible but maid may still be cleaning from prior guest. Additional terms as per the rental agreement supplied at time of rental quotation.

Visa MasterCard accepted through PayPal. Deposit 30% at booking. Balance (70%) payable in full by PayPal 30-60 days prior to arrival. No PayPal surcharge of 6% if you pay the final 10-15% in cash to apartment manager at check in.


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Last updated: 08/27/2015
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Location

25 Miles
Nearest Airport
International
3 Miles
Nearest Ferry
To Uruguay
0.5 Miles
Nearest Train
Subway (SUBTE)
0.1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Cafes in street next door

Car: Not Necessary

For great shopping. From the apartment walk down Juncal and over Pueyrredon for about 7 blocks until you get to Avenue Coronel Diaz. Turn left towards Ave Santa Fe and in 3 blocks your will come to Alto Palermo Shopping Center. The best value things to buy are from the local Argentine shops and chains rather than the international brands.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2009

About the owner: I fell in love with Buenos Aires and bought this beautiful apartment in the historic and charming area of Recoleta. You can share some of the excitement and interest I discovered by renting this truly unique and beautifully furnished home away from home (greater than 2,200 Sq foot) apartment yourself.

Why the Owner Chose Recoleta:
I think Buenos Aires is the most vibrant cosmopolitan city in South America. Recoleta is probably the best known part of Buenos Aires with everyone wanting to visit the famous cemetery just a few blocks away from my apartment.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
Loads of fabulous restaurants, coffee shops, supermarkets and art galleries are nearby and you are close to public transport to the city via bus or subway (subte). The popular shopping precinct of Santa Fe ave, is just a 5 minute stroll from the apartment. You are surrounded by beautiful architecture on every corner.


Contact us

Speaks: english
 

Photos

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Private entrance and great cafes and shopping next door

    Private entrance and great cafes and shopping next door

  • View from Living to Dining room

    View from Living to Dining room

  • Dining room

    Dining room

  • View of Dining & Living room

    View of Dining & Living room

  • Visitor vanity & lavatory off main landing

    Visitor vanity & lavatory off main landing

  • Dining room view from kitchen

    Dining room view from kitchen

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • View from Walk in Robe & Vanity to Main Bedroom

    View from Walk in Robe & Vanity to Main Bedroom

  • Second Bedroom

    Second Bedroom

  • Typical street scenes near apartment

    Typical street scenes near apartment

  • Beautiful vaulted ceilings in Dining & Living Room

    Beautiful vaulted ceilings in Dining & Living Room

  • View from Living to Dining room

    View from Living to Dining room

  • Dining room with loft bedroom at rear

    Dining room with loft bedroom at rear

  • Dining room view to living room

    Dining room view to living room

  • Landing Foyer at top of staircase

    Landing Foyer at top of staircase

  • Kitchen with view to rear courtyard

    Kitchen with view to rear courtyard

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Master Bedroom with loft study above

    Master Bedroom with loft study above

  • Loft Study with wifi and ethernet modem. Work desk & TV

    Loft Study with wifi and ethernet modem. Work desk & TV

  • Maids Bedroom

    Maids Bedroom

  • Floorplan showing main level on 2d floor (US) and loft areas

    Floorplan showing main level on 2d floor (US) and loft areas

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Recoleta with History and Elegance (2,200 sq feet)

Buenos Aires #141730

3 BR  3.5 BA  Sleeps 5

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