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The Ultimate Luxury Apartment in Recoleta, Buenos Aires

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Building exterior. Our apartment occupies the entire 5th floor.

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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Our apartment provides a one of a kind experience in Buenos Aires. It is over 3,500 square feet and comfortably sleeps 8. The apartment occupies the entire 5th floor of a renowned French turn of the century building. Everything has been completely updated including stainless steel appliances, marble / wood surfaces throughout, and custom Roche Bobois furnishings imported from Europe. Our building was designed by the famed Alvear Palace architect and is very much celebrated and photographed. We are a short 3 block walk to Alvear Avenue with exclusive shops such as Cartier, Louis Vuitton, Escada, and Armani.

We have a custom dining table that seats 20-30 and a reclining Roche Bobois leather sofa that seats 15. Also included is a custom billiards table, WiFi, and Ipod dock. We have a Wii game system with dedicated television, 2 additional large plasma screen televisions with cable, and an extensive DVD library. We have two dedicated phone lines in the apartment. One is used exclusively for local calls and the other provides free Vonage access to the United States and Europe.

The large shared rooftop terrace with cupola is truly spectacular. It seats up to 20 and is covered in beautiful plantings. The tiered levels offer amazing views of the city. It has a parilla or grill available for your convenience. This is a fabulous spot to enjoy an evening cocktail and entertain guests. This is truly s unique feature in the heart of Buenos Aires.

We have two elevators that serve our floor. One is exclusively for residents and guests. The other is used by service and delivery personnel, but is still available for guest use. Every manner of food and service delivery is available including premium gelato (packaged with dry ice), beautifully presented sushi, gourmet salads, morning and afternoon coffee and tea service with accompaniments, personally selected grocery items, same day laundry service, and floral arrangements. Even fast food such as late night empanadas and pizza are readily available. For particular young diners, even McDonalds and Burger King can be delivered directly to your service entrance.

A twice weekly maid service with linen change is included along with welcome ammenites such as Nespresso coffee, milk, waters, juices, wine, snacks from local shops, and toletries. Basically, everything you need to begin your Buenos Aires experience is provided. The bed linens are 500 thread count and towels are by Ralph Lauren.

Our area is surrounded by wonderful world class restaurants and vendors of all types - fresh seafood, organic beef / chicken / pork, patisseries, delicatessans, vegetable stands, flower stalls, etc. Everything imaginable is within a five minute walk including a beautiful park with walking trail and children's play equipment.

Our apartment is simply one of the very best in Buenos Aires. We are located within a 5-10 minute walk of the world renowned Recoleta cemetery, Park Hyatt Palacio Duhau, Four Seasons, The Alvear Palace and the official Vatican residence. The hotel properties mentioned typically start at $500 + tax per night for a double room. The value and amenities offered by our exclusive property are simply not available elsewhere.

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Why VRBO

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 5
  • 3000 sq. ft.
  • Details:

    Elevator : Occupies entire 5th floor of French building. Includes two elevators. One for owners and guests and another for service personnel....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included
  • Massage
  • Staff

Suitability

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

    One or more renters must be at least 21 years of age...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    We have added fun amenities to entertain children. All balconies and floor to ceiling windows and doors include protective enclosures to ensure safety. ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking is available on easily accessed rooftop terrace....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Master Bedroom : 1 king

    Recently updated with silk curtains & beautiful furnishings...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 king

    Bed size is just between king and queen size...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 king

    Bed size is just between king and queen size....moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 2 bunk bed

    Custom built in twin bunk beds....moreless

  • 1 King size beds master, 2 King / Queen sized beds in bedrooms 2 & 3. Each room has ample room for two. 2 bunk beds in bedroom 4....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Master Bathroom: toilet, tub, shower, bidet

    Beautiful marble bath with rainfall shower and sunken tub...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub, bidet

    Large bathroom shared by bedrooms 2 and 3...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub

    Full bathroom connecting to 4th bedroom...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet

    Guest powder room adjoining living areas...moreless

  • All bathrooms include transformers to accommodate USA appliances. Hair dryers available in both main bathrooms. Master includes towel warmer and beautiful standalone marble rain shower....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Board games available...moreless

  • Pool Table:

    Custom built pool table...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    Two large plasma televisions and smaller television for 4th bedroom...moreless

  • Video Game Console:

    Wii game system in bedroom 4...moreless

  • Video Games:

    Wii game system in bedroom 4...moreless

  • Video Library:

    DVDs available for viewing...moreless

Theme

  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Recoleta - most exclusive and desired neighborhood in Buenos Aires...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hunting
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Sailing
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Central Air throughout...moreless

  • Elevator:

    Occupies entire 5th floor of French building. Includes two elevators. One for owners and guests and another for service personnel....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Central heating throughout...moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    Excellent quality linens for all rooms...moreless

  • Telephone:

    We have both a local phone system and also a dedicated Vonage phone / line. This provides free calling to and from the USA....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Large number of Ralph Lauren signature towels...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    WiFi throughout apartment...moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    For decorative purposes only...moreless

Kitchen

  • Catering Available:

    We have had major events and print and commercial photo shoots at our apartment. ...moreless

  • Coffee Maker:

    Nespresso machine, traditional coffee maker, and French press...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    All the necessary utensils...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Ample service for guests...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Built in rarity in the city. Works very well....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Both beautiful and serviceable. We have ample service for 20+. Kitchen Aid mixer, toaster, Nespresso machine, etc. Includes everything needed to cook in and entertain....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    See stove description...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Salt, pepper, oils are typically available. Brita water filter. ...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Stainless steel side by side fridge ...moreless

  • Stove:

    Stainless gas / electric oven and range combination has four large has gas burners....moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio:

    Beautiful and spacious rooftop patio...moreless

Building Type

  • Building

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

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Holiday
Dec 19 - Jan 3, 2016
7 night min stay
$795
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$495

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Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Taxes Not included

Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Location

20 Miles
Nearest Airport
Ezezia (international) Aeroparque (continental)
Recoleta
Nearest Barpub
Too many to count!
3 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Buquebus
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Buenos Aires Lawn and Tennis
2 Miles
Nearest Train
Retiro Station
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Nueve de Julio
Recoleta
Nearest Restaurant
Everywhere
200 Miles
Nearest Ski
Cerro Castor

Car: Not Necessary

Unbelievable location that includes privacy and unparalleled safety in the heart of Recoleta.

Groceries can be ordered across the street and then delivered within minutes to your service entrance.

A fabulous and very professional massage therapist can be scheduled. She will bring her table to the apartment for the ultimate in relaxation and convenience.

Coffee and tea service can be delivered on a daily scheduled basis including silver platter, china, pastries, etc.

Restaurants, pubs / bars, cinemas, world class shopping, historical monuments and more are just minutes from your door.

Taxi service is considered the most plentiful in the world. There are 30,000 + taxis available in the city. Airport pick up and driver service are easily available and extremely affordable. You are within a short drive from home at anytime of the day or night.

The top urban polo venue along with the world's top teams and players are just a 5-10 minute ride away.

Learn to play polo, horse ride, or just enjoy a relaxing estancia visit with food, beverage and transportation provided just 30 minutes to an hour from our location. Luxurious hunting camps are also located nearby. These excursions make for a wonderful respite from the bustling city.

The local airport (Jorge Newbery Aeroparque) is a 10 minute ride away and can take you all over the continent including a short 30 minute flight to the beautiful beaches of Uruguay, 1 1/2 hours to the world famous Mendoza wine region, 1 hour to Iguazu Falls, 1 1/2 hours to the Perito Mareno glacier, and Puerto Madryn beach and whale watching.

The world class food, wine and services available within walking or short taxi distance are absolutely amazing.

The excellent exchange rate make the quality of life in Buenos Aires and Argentina a fabulous vacation destination.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2010

About the owner: We are a professional couple in our 40's with two sons ages 14 and 15. We are avid travelers and own homes in the USA, Argentina, and Uruguay.

Why the Owner Chose Recoleta:
Buenos Aires is a fabulous city. The culture, the parks, and the restaurants are just some of what drew us to Buenos Aires. We searched for two years before finally finding this gem of a property. The location, building, and apartment are truly fantastic. Buenos Aires is a very "walkable" city. Every manner of convenience is literally at your doorstep.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
Access to the furnished rooftop terrace, barbecue grill / parilla, billiards and ping pong just to name a few. We also like to provide our guests with all of the essentials and some nice treats to make their stay delightful from beginning to end.


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Speaks: english, spanish

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Photos

  • Building exterior.  Our apartment occupies the entire 5th floor.

    Building exterior. Our apartment occupies the entire 5th floor.

  • Main Entrance

    Main Entrance

  • Interior lobby

    Interior lobby

  • Main living area with Roche Bobois furnishings

    Main living area with Roche Bobois furnishings

  • Dining room with custom table and seating for 20+

    Dining room with custom table and seating for 20+

  • Kitchen adjoining to dining area

    Kitchen adjoining to dining area

  • Powder room

    Powder room

  • Master bedroom. Photo doesn't reflect spectacular update to room & furnishings

    Master bedroom. Photo doesn't reflect spectacular update to room & furnishings

  • 3rd bedroom featuring Queen / King bed.  Larger plasma TV has been added to room

    3rd bedroom featuring Queen / King bed. Larger plasma TV has been added to room

  • Service area includes 2nd elevator. Stairs lead to 3rd bathroom and 4th bedroom.

    Service area includes 2nd elevator. Stairs lead to 3rd bathroom and 4th bedroom.

  • Rooftop Terrace and Building Cupola.  Terrace is large and  a grilling area

    Rooftop Terrace and Building Cupola. Terrace is large and a grilling area

  • Building stairwell view from our floor

    Building stairwell view from our floor

  • Living room connecting to dining area

    Living room connecting to dining area

  • Television and billiards room adjoining to main living area

    Television and billiards room adjoining to main living area

  • Large galley style kitchen with stainless appliances and beautiful lighting

    Large galley style kitchen with stainless appliances and beautiful lighting

  • Main hallway leading to bedrooms and bathrooms

    Main hallway leading to bedrooms and bathrooms

  • Bedroom 2 with Queen / King bed with built in closets

    Bedroom 2 with Queen / King bed with built in closets

  • 2nd bathroom.

    2nd bathroom.

  • 4th bedroom.  This room includes a built in desk with TV and Wii game system

    4th bedroom. This room includes a built in desk with TV and Wii game system

  • Evening view from second story of rooftop terrace. Excellent entertaining space.

    Evening view from second story of rooftop terrace. Excellent entertaining space.

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  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
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Speaks: english, spanish
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