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Quaint House, 3 Blocks from Downtown San Ignacio

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Street view, bedrooms and balconies on top level.

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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

San Ignacio house description

As of 8 November 2008, Casa Nan is equipped and ready for your visit

As of December 2009, we have a low mileage, excellent condition, Isuzu Rodeo, 2 wheel drive, 5 passenger with auto transmission and air conditioning for hire with our driver to tour guests at a reasonable rate. Please ask about it when enquiring about the house. And a clothes washer for your laundry needs.


San Ignacio and sister town, Santa Elana is Belize's second largest urban area with a population of about 20,000, separated by the Macal River. It is located about 72 miles west from Belize City, and 22 miles west of Belmopan (capital of Belize). 15 miles further west is the Guatemala border. San Ignacio is in the heart of the sight-seeing tours of rivers, waterfalls and Mayan ruins. Venture downtown to one of the local tour guides and plan your days of fun and sun. Their rates are excellent, and its cheaper than renting a car and trying to find your own way to the sights.

We have named the house 'CASA NAN' in honor of my mother. She is now 99 years young, and all through her years, she has always welcomed everyone into her home and hospitality. Our friends, our children's friends, and everyone else call her Nan or Nanny. So in her honor, 'Welcome to CASA NAN'

The house is ideally located on the small hill just 450 yards from the downtown, or just 225 yards from the renowned San Ignacio Resort Hotel. It is on a quiet side street, with paved roads, quiet neighbors and lots of lovely trees and flower gardens. The yard is fully fenced, with a gated driveway and security bars on the windows. Off the master bedroom balcony is a producing grapefruit tree, off the front balcony is a large plum tree. Young banana trees and a coconut palm at the front fence and a huge hibiscus beside the kitchen window. If the trees are in season, be sure to give the fruit a try. The property caregiver lives right next door. If you have any questions, ask him. He is a wealth of Belize and local happenings and history. Not sure where to go, or what to do, he will be most helpful. He will help you arrange a tour of what you want to see and do, and makes it a very personalized experience. He is a big reason why we came to love Belize, and in particular, San Ignacio and area. I am sure you will feel the same way as we do.

The house was purchased in May 2008 and comes with all new furniture and appliances. The kitchen has all the items you will need to feel at home. A trip to the store and the local outdoor fruit and vegetable market and you will be set to enjoy the serenity of your own space, sitting under the trees with a cool drink and listen to the birds. The bedrooms come equipped with their own air conditioners for a cool nights sleep. We have a gas hot water heater for the showers and kitchen.

We have made the house as safe, secure and equipped as possible. If there is something you might require, please feel free to ask the property host, Manuel, for help or advise. A pick up at Belize City airport can be arranged for transport to the house. At this time, the cost is $100 (US Dollars) and is payable to the driver. It fast and efficient and the rate is much cheaper than taking a taxi from the airport. Please advise me when booking the house if you wish to use his service. It is a 1.75 to 2.00 hour journey. He can make himself available at a very reasonable rate to hire him and his vehicle to take your party out and about to the local sights. He is very knowledgable of the area, history, and sights that you might not get to see on your own, or with a commercial tour.


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Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Must be an adult with the group...moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            Yard is completly surrounded on 2 sides by a chain link fence, at the rear and other side, by a brick wall, Gate and driveway gate are lockable....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            Please, for the sake of non smokers, use the outdoors, while you sip on your favorite beverage. p.s. I am a smoker also....moreless

          • Pets Considered:

            Please be a resposible pet owner, and keep the yard clean....moreless

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 2-6

          • Bedroom 1

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          • Bedroom 2

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          • Convertible bed(s)

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          • Queen size Beds (1) Large bright master bedroom, queen bed. Balcony off the master bedroom. Own air conditioner in room. Large airy windows for the fresh mountain air., Double Beds (1) Smaller extra bedroom, double bed. own air conditioner, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Located in the living room on the main floor, 1 futon....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Other Amenities

              • grapefruit, plum, banana tree, help yourself, papaya and mango to be planted soon...moreless

              Entertainment

              • CD Player
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Stereo

              Attractions

              • Botanical Garden
              • Restaurants
              • Ruins
              • Zoo

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Bird Watching
              • Gambling Casinos
              • Horseback Riding
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Rafting
              • Rock Climbing
              • Spelunking
              • Swimming

              General

              • Air Conditioning:

                Each bedroom has its own air condition for a cool nights rest. ...moreless

              • Linens Provided
              • Parking Off Street:

                Lockable gate on the driveway, appx 40 feet by 10 feet....moreless

              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                Driveway is large enough for any sized RV...moreless

              • Telephone:

                Free for people to dial in, but you must purchase a local Belize Telephone Card for out going calls ( most local merchants sell them in $10.00 BZ denominations....moreless

              • Washing Machine
              • Wireless Internet:

                Available for those travelling with their own laptop...moreless

              Kitchen

              • Cooking Utensils:

                We think we have all the electrical appliances that you need, with all the items for cooking, serving, and table settings. All new, Nov. 2008...moreless

              • Kitchen:

                All new appliances and acessories, dining room table and chairs in Nov 2008...moreless

              Outside

              • Balcony:

                1 balcony off the master bedroom. Pick your grapefruit from here for your breakfast...moreless

              • Lanai / Gazebo:

                Front balcony, shaded by a plum tree, and a large ficus tree...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill
               

              Reviews

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              450/week .. $1450/month (28 nights).
              Prices subject to change, until booking is confirmed.
              Plus 9.0 % Belize Tourism tax.
              Payment via PAY PAL is set up. Otherwise, by Bank transfer
              or certified Bank Money Order. 50% deposit required to hold your reservation.
              Balance due 30 days prior to arrival,
              Unless prior arragements are made with owner or caretaker.
              

              Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


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              Location

              55 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Philip Goldson, near Belize City
              0.5 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              San Ignacio Resort
              0.5 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              Western Highway
              0.5 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              San Ignacio Resort

              Explore the Mayan ruins. Cahal Peche is a 15 minute walk from the house. Others are acccesable by car or taxi, many within 15 miles of town.

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2008

              Why the Owner Chose San Ignacio:
              We have visited Mexico on numerous occassions, and never found all of what we were looking for in one place. On our first trip to Belize, we fell in love with the town and the people and the surroundings of San Ignacio. We cancelled the last half of our holiday and stayed in town to complete the dealings with the realtor on the house now know as CASA NAN.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              Get some over ripe fruit out on the upper balcony for the birds. Just about sunrise, sit out and relax with a steaming cup of tea or coffee, watch the mist rise up through the trees, and the toucans and parrots come for breakfast.


              Contact us

              Speaks: english

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              Photos

              • Street view, bedrooms and balconies on top level.

                Street view, bedrooms and balconies on top level.

              • bright large master bedroom, own balcony and grapefruit tree

                bright large master bedroom, own balcony and grapefruit tree

              • Kitchen and stair way

                Kitchen and stair way

              • Fruit and veggies at the local farmers market

                Fruit and veggies at the local farmers market

              VRBO #191697

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              This listing was first published here in 2008.

              Date last modified - Wednesday, October 01, 2014

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              2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
              Sleeps 6

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              Member since: 2008
              Speaks: english
              • Calendar last updated: 01/04/2014
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              +250 499-2945

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