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Casa La Serena - a Tropical Refuge Nestled in the Trees

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Last updated: 06/30/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

San Juan Del Sur house description

Have you ever felt you want to get away from it all? Go to a place where time seems to stand still and nature is unspoiled and teeming with life and beauty? Casa La Serena is the place for you. Wake up to the sound of birds, listen to the howler monkeys calling in the afternoon, sleep lulled by the din of the ocean. This beautiful house is an architectural wonder. Privacy is created by three levels clustered around a shared living space with kitchen and pool. Enjoy sweeping ocean views from every vantage point and take in the lush foliage of the jungle at your feet. At a 10 minute walk or a short drive you can go down to the best surfing and swimming beaches in Nicaragua: Playa Maderas and Playa Majagual. Casa La Serena is the ideal place to think, relax, read, fall in love again or just be by yourself. If you are the active type you can surf, hike, rent a boat in San Juan del Sur and go fishing, eat at local restaurants or take yoga or Spanish classes. You can also mingle with the international crowd who visits this enchanting Nicaraguan town all year round.

Visiting Nicaragua and staying at Casa La Serena will be an unforgettable adventure. You will have to rent a 4 wheel drive to cruise to and from the house. The road is a bit rough but you will go by some amazing woods and unspoilt lands.

At the house you will have all the comforts you need: beautifully crafted wood furniture, stone showers with picture windows looking out on the ocean and jungle, fully equipped kitchen, linens and towels, large closets and unique design touches.

Take advantage of the tropical spring, experience the lush vegetation and hear the ocassional downpour which after a short while dries up and leaves the air clear and fresh. Come and stay at Casa La Serena. We are now offering special prices for weekly or monthly stays.


Main building
* living room with couch, coffee table and chairs
* fully equipped kitchen with stainless steel appliances and breakfast bar
* sliding walls in living rooom open to covered dining porch, stone dining table overlooking the pool and the ocean
*Unique master bedroom, wooden floor, with DVD player and flat screen, double sinks in the bathroom, large closet and safe deposit box

Bedroom/Office building
* exotic hardwood furniture: futon couch usable as single bed
* desk looking out into the ocean
* walk in shower with stone floor

Balcones de Majagual is 30 miles from the Costa Rican border,and 12 km north of San Juan Del Sur. WIFI is available at the house. Solar hot water and battery backup system keep lights on and refrigerator cold when local power is disrupted. House includes concierge service, cleaning service and 24 hour security.

Keywords: Stand alone house with pool

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House
  • 1800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Concierge
          • Massage

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome:

            It's kid friendly for children who know how to swim and are older than 7...moreless

          • Smoking Allowed:

            in the open areas, not in the bedrooms...moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

          • Bedroom 1

            ...moreless

          • Bedroom 2

            ...moreless

          • Convertible bed(s)

            ...moreless

          • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1) We have put a new queen bed in the second bedroom, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) The living room contains a futon, which converts to a double bed....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Refrigerator
          • Microwave
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Seating for 6 people

          Amenities

          • Living Room seats 0:

            Sliding walls allow views from every angle...moreless

          • Towels Provided
          • Linens Provided
          • Parking Off Street

          Other Amenities

              • Guide books of Nicaragua, guide books of bird species, novels to read

              Entertainment

              • Television:

                Flat-screen monitor for viewing DVD's is wall-mounted in master bedroom. No TV reception....moreless

              • DVD Player

              Communications

              • Wireless Internet

              Pool & Spa

                  • Private Pool:

                    Enjoy your own pool, steps from master bedroom, dining porch and living room....moreless

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Lanai / Gazebo
                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Balcony

                  Theme

                  • Adventure
                  • Away From It All
                  • Romantic

                  Location & View

                      Activities

                      • Restaurants
                      • Snorkeling/Diving
                      • Surfing
                      • Cycling
                      • Kayaking
                      • Fishing
                      • Wind-Surfing
                      • Hiking
                      • Swimming
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Massage Therapist
                      • Groceries
                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Shelling
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Boating
                      • Shopping
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Laundromat
                      • Sailing
                       

                      Reviews

                      Write a review 4.9
                      from 7 traveler reviews
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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Tropical Fall
                      Jun 8 - Sep 19, 2014
                      3 night min stay
                      $175
                      $1,100 $4,000
                      Tropical Winter
                      Sep 20 - Oct 31, 2014
                      3 night min stay
                      $165
                      $1,000 $3,500
                      Tropical Summer 3.0
                      Nov 1 - Dec 19, 2014
                      3 night min stay
                      $225
                      $1,400 $4,800
                      Holiday Season 2014
                      Dec 20 - Jan 1, 2015
                      5 night min stay
                      $300
                      Tropical Summer
                      Jan 2 - Jan 31, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $225
                      $1,400 $4,800
                      My Standard Rate
                      3 night min stay
                      $225
                      $1,400
                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees and Rental Conditions:

                      • Property Damage Protection $89
                      • Taxes Not included

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                      Last updated: 06/30/2014
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                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2007

                      About the owner: We are a couple of writers who love nature and Nicaragua. We fell in love with Balcones and Casa La Serena for its unique architecture and the feeling of being in our own private paradise. We live in Los Angeles but travel to Nicaragua frequently.

                      Why the Owner Chose San Juan Del Sur:
                      We fell in love with the house and the access to several of the most amazing beaches in the area.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      Casa La Serena is an oasis, a place of quiet and lush beauty. It is open to the sea breeze and built in such a way that one can have both privacy and community. The bathrooms are beautifully made with unique features and the entire house is a showcase for the magnificence of Nicaraguan wood. Balconies open to the dazzling ocean view, a pool to watch the sunset from are some of the joys this house has to offer.


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                      Speaks: english

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                      Photos

                      • Yes- this place does exist.  Come and see for yourself.

                        Yes- this place does exist. Come and see for yourself.

                      • The house in centred around the pool

                        The house in centred around the pool

                      • Time for a swim!

                        Time for a swim!

                      • master bedroom and second room are in separate buildings

                        master bedroom and second room are in separate buildings

                      • Master bedroom

                        Master bedroom

                      • Outdoor eating space

                        Outdoor eating space

                      • Outdoor dining table

                        Outdoor dining table

                      • Bliss.

                        Bliss.

                      • The fun can continue after the sun goes down!

                        The fun can continue after the sun goes down!

                      • Open air concept in modular structure

                        Open air concept in modular structure

                      • Jungle views as well as ocean!

                        Jungle views as well as ocean!

                      • West facing to watch the sun sink into the pacific

                        West facing to watch the sun sink into the pacific

                      • Front deck off living room

                        Front deck off living room

                      • Master bathroom

                        Master bathroom

                      • Gorgeous views!

                        Gorgeous views!

                      • Playa Majagual sunsets

                        Playa Majagual sunsets

                      • This could be you.

                        This could be you.

                      • Second bedroom ensuite

                        Second bedroom ensuite

                      VRBO #219216

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                      This listing was first published here in 2008.

                      Date last modified - Saturday, May 03, 2014

                      $165 - $300 per night (USD)
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                      2 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 6

                      View calendar: Updated 06/30/14
                      Minimum stay: 3-5 nights
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