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Casa Abuelita - Historic La Paz Home on the Best Block in Town

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Last updated: 01/22/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

La Paz house description

A traditional La Paz home over a hundred years old, Casa Abuelita has recently been given an exquisite renovation that leaves the detail and beauty of an old home while bringing you 21st Century amenities and comforts. The original doors, cleaned and waxed, still hang beneath the wood beams and corrugated roof as they have for decades, but now they are accompanied by a layer of foam insulation and waterproofing to allow for comfortable nights even in the heat of summer. The street side rooms that once served as space for typing classes given by Senora Julieta have been remodeled and are now finely designed bathrooms that also act as buffers from the street noise. Inside the house you will find an unexpected peace and serenity especially in the central garden where an old well still reaches down into La Paz aquifer.

Casa Abuelita lies in the heart of old La Paz, one block off the Malecon ( the boardwalk that lines the bay), and one block from the Cathedral and the central plaza. La Paz’s finest restaurants are within a block or two of the house. Within a short walk there are two traditional Mercados where you can buy fresh fish, meats and vegetables. Casa Abuelita is the perfect base to explore Baja California Sur’s only true Mexican city set like a pearl in the crown of the Bay of La Paz. Your days can be spent wandering the shops and the markets, strolling the Malecon or heading to the islands for scuba diving, snorkeling, or swimming with the sea lions. The La Paz area also offers some of the best fishing for dorado, marlin, sea bass and tuna to be found anywhere in the world.

La Paz, the capitol of Baja California Sur, has been until recently overlooked by developers as well as the tourist crowd who have rushed to the Cabo San Lucas/ San Jose corridor. In the last few years several major developments began construction and in the next year or two we will see more condominiums, new homes and golf courses in the area. With a population of more than 250,000 La Paz will no doubt maintain its unique character even as we grow. Casa Abuelita offers a vision of a future for La Paz that strives to maintain the tradition and flavor of this marvelous city and its spectacular sunsets while at the same time embracing a modern, ecologically sensitive world view.

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Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Onsite Services

                  • Housekeeper Optional


                  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
                  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                    Owner will not rent to vacationing students or singles under 25 years....moreless

                  • Non Smoking Only
                  • Pets Not Allowed

                  Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

                  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


                  • 2 twin bedroom: 2 twin/ single


                  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen


                  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1)

                  Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom


                  • Books
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Television


                      • Family


                      • Churches
                      • Cinemas
                      • Health/Beauty Spa
                      • Library
                      • Marina
                      • Museums
                      • Restaurants

                      Local Services & Businesses

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

                      Leisure Activities

                      • Boating
                      • Eco Tourism
                      • Shelling
                      • Shopping
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Walking
                      • Whale Watching

                      Location Type

                          • Downtown

                          Sports & Adventure Activities

                          • Cycling
                          • Fishing
                          • Golf
                          • Hiking
                          • Jet Skiing
                          • Kayaking
                          • Sailing
                          • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                          • Snorkeling
                          • Snorkeling/Diving
                          • Swimming


                          • Dining Area
                          • Seating for 6 people


                          • Air Conditioning:

                            Each Room is equipped with its own A/C Unit...moreless

                          • Broadband Access
                          • Clothes Dryer
                          • Internet
                          • Iron & Board
                          • Linens Provided
                          • Parking
                          • Telephone
                          • Towels Provided
                          • Washing Machine
                          • Wireless Internet


                          • Cooking Utensils:

                            Complete for 8 people...moreless

                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Kitchen:

                            Fully equipped kitchen. fridge, Gas Stove, Dishwasher, Microwave, Coffee Maker, Blender, Toaster and more....moreless

                          • Microwave
                          • Oven
                          • Pantry Items
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Stove
                          • Toaster


                          • Deck / Patio
                          • Outdoor Grill

                          Pool / Spa

                              • Private Pool

                              House Cleaning

                                  • Housekeeper Optional


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                                  Rental basis: Per property
                                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                                  Mar 29 - Apr 5, 2015
                                  3 night min stay
                                  $1,180 $2,300
                                  My Standard Rate
                                  3 night min stay
                                  $1,080 $2,300
                                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                                  Additional information about rental rates


                                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
                                  • Last cleaning fee $75
                                  • Taxes Included


                                  •First payment will be paid by Guest upon acceptance of rental agreement and must include: 50% of the Rental Fee and 50% of security deposit.

                                  •Second payment will be paid by Guest no less than thirty (30) days before the check- in date and must include the balance of Rental Fee, security deposit.

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                                  Last updated: 01/22/2015
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                                  7 Miles
                                  Nearest Airport
                                  50 Metres
                                  Nearest Barpub
                                  Walking distance to best bars in town
                                  13 Miles
                                  Nearest Ferry
                                  3 Miles
                                  Nearest Golf
                                  5 Miles
                                  Nearest Motorway
                                  50 Metres
                                  Nearest Restaurant
                                  Surrounded by best restaurants

                                  Car: Not Necessary


                                  Manager info

                                  Year Purchased: 2006

                                  About: My name is Monica. I grew up in Ciudad Obregon, Sonora, and have lived La Paz for the last six years. During that time, I've grown roots into the community through educational programs and efforts to advance environmental conscience in the form of organic gardens, recycling, and sustainable water-management practices.

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                                  Speaks: english, spanish



                                  VRBO #192446

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                                  This listing was first published here in 2008.

                                  Date last modified - Thursday, January 22, 2015

                                  $180 - $195 per night (USD)
                                  Minimum stay: 3 nights
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                                  Member since: 2008
                                  Speaks: english, spanish
                                  • Calendar last updated: 01/22/2015
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                                  Casa Abuelita - Historic La Paz Home on the Best Block in Town

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                                  3 BR  3.5 BA  Sleeps 6

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