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Beautiful 1st Floor Apartment with Patio

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Last updated: 10/14/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

San Juan apartment description

Charming one bedroom, one bathroom furnished ground floor apartment in historic Old San Juan, located in the residence of the late Master Puerto Rican painter Alfonso Arana.

This beautiful building of restored Spanish Colonial architecture is characterized by thick walls and brick-stone floors; all doors of the apartment open to a private, lush, interior garden. With ceiling fans throughout (no air-conditioned), this lovely apartment has an airy, tropical feel.

This is an “L” shaped, open floor plan apartment with a fully functioning kitchen. The bedroom has a queen size bed, and is separated by an archway from the living room, which can easily be used as a second bedroom. This setting is ideal for individuals, couples, and small families.

Our apartment is on calle San José, the entryway of which is a gallery space of local artists. Around the corner you is the Cathedral and the City Hall and one block is the main square Plaza de Armas, the supermarket and open cafes.


Attractions
•San Jose Church (1 block)
•La Casa Blanca, home of Ponce de Leon (1 block)
•The Cathedral, which houses Ponce De Leon's remains (Across the Street)
•Pablo Casals Museum (within walking distance)
•El Morro Fortress (within walking distance)
•Felipe Fort (within walking distance)
•San Cristobal Fort (within walking distance)
•San Juan Cathedral (within walking distance)
•Isla Verde Beach (7 miles)
•Condado Beach (3 miles)
•San Juan Nautical Club (3.5 miles)

Other Puerto Rico attractions include:

•Luquillo Beach (30 miles)
•El Yunque Rain Forest (25 miles)
•Arecibo Observatory (50 miles)
•Camuy Caves (50 miles)

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 1

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Events Allowed
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Theme

          • Adventure
          • Budget
          • Family
          • Historic
          • Romantic
          • Tourist Attractions

          Attractions

          • Botanical Garden
          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Duty Free Shops
          • Live Theater
          • Marina
          • Museums
          • Playground
          • Restaurants
          • Ruins

          Local Services & Businesses

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

          Leisure Activities

          • Antiquing
          • Beachcombing
          • Bird Watching
          • Boating
          • Eco Tourism
          • Gambling Casinos
          • Horseback Riding
          • Outlet Shopping
          • Scenic Drives
          • Shopping
          • Sight Seeing
          • Walking
          • Wildlife Viewing

          Location Type

          • Downtown:

            Located in the center of Old San Juan within walking distance of all points of interest....moreless

          • Near The Ocean

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Cycling
          • Deepsea Fishing
          • Fishing
          • Golf
          • Jet Skiing
          • Parasailing
          • Pier Fishing
          • Roller Blading
          • Sailing
          • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
          • Snorkeling
          • Snorkeling/Diving
          • Sound/Bay Fishing
          • Spelunking
          • Surfing
          • Swimming
          • Wind-Surfing

          Dining

              • Dining Area

              General

              • Ceiling Fans
              • Hair Dryer
              • Internet
              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room
              • Toilet Paper
              • Towels Provided
              • Wireless Internet

              Kitchen

              • Coffee Maker
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Kitchen:

                Fully equipped....moreless

              • Microwave
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Stove
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Deck / Patio:

                Private and gated patio with exclusive access by our guests. ...moreless

              • Patio
               

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Low Season
              Apr 17 - Nov 30, 2014
              2 night min stay
              $100
              $600
              High Season
              Dec 1 - Apr 30, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $125
              $800

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Refundable Damage Deposit $100
              • Cleaning $50 + tax
              • Tax Rate 7%

              Notes:

              Dec 1- April 30: 1-2 pers $125/night - $800/wk --- 3-4 pers $145/night - $925/wk

              May 1- Nov 30: 1-2 pers $100/night - $600/wk --- 3-4 pers $125/night - $800/wk

              January 15 - January 18, 2015 (Carnival/Fiestas de la Calle San Sebastian): 1-2 pers $200/night --- 3 pers $220/night --- 4 pers $240/night

              During Fiestas de la Calle San Sebastian the $100 Security Deposit will increase to $200.

              In order to confirm your reservation we require a 50% deposit (Reservation Deposit) of the total rent along with a signed Lease Agreement. The second balance payment is due no later than three weeks prior to the check-in date, along with the additional fees of

              $100.00 Security Deposit (returned to you by mail)

              $50.00 one-time cleaning fee.


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              Calendar

              Last updated: 10/14/2014
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              21 Unavailable
              22 Today
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              Location

              Car: Not Necessary

              Our apartment is on calle San José, the entryway of which is a gallery space of local artists. Around the corner you will find the Cathedral and the City Hall. It is one block from the main square Plaza de Armas, where you can find a supermarket and open air cafes, wonderful restaurants and bakeries. We are very near the 16th century fortress El Morro and a 20 minute walk to the Escambron Beach.

              Other Activities: Shopping, boating, biking

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 1982

              About the owner: My father, Luis Alfonso, and his two sisters, Rosa and Isabel, in front of the Cathedral in Old San Juan, 1966

              Why the Owner Chose San Juan:
              They spent their early childhood in Old San Juan. Their house was in the Caleta de las Monjas until their departure to France in the early 1970's. In 1982 their father, the late painter Alfonso Arana, returned to buy this house in Calle San Jose and it became the family home. It is a beautiful building with the patio on the ground floor and beautiful terraces upstairs. My grandfather used to call it 'his Palace'.... In 2009, my father and his siblings, decided to open the house for guests, and furnished the downstairs apartment for vacation rentals. My father lives on the 2nd and 3d floor of the house, my aunts reside in Massachusetts and in Connecticut. We love our Old San Juan home and hope you enjoy your stay there.


              Contact us

              Speaks: english, french, spanish

               

              Photos

              • Patio

                Patio

              • Bedroom

                Bedroom

              • Bathroom

                Bathroom

              • Kitchen

                Kitchen

              • Bedroom and living room separated by arch

                Bedroom and living room separated by arch

              VRBO #214912

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              This listing was first published here in 2008.

              Date last modified - Tuesday, October 14, 2014

              $100 - $125 per night (USD)
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              1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
              Sleeps 4

              View calendar: Updated 10/14/14
              Minimum stay: 2-3 nights
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              Speaks: english, french, spanish
              • Calendar last updated 10/14/2014
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