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Villa Tipsy Gecko is a magnificent large very open two story private waterfront beach house located directly on the Caribbean Sea in Placencia, Belize. Outstanding features radiate luxury and beauty throughout this exquisite 4+ Bedroom, 4.5 Bath residence. (Private study with pull out sofa bed can be used as 5th bedroom for large groups)
Construction of the home was completed in late 2008. Home is meticulously maintained by full time onsite staff and very active owners that continue to invest in property and make improvements like the just finished (November 2012) private pool on beach and large covered ocean pier with bar (pier is shared with home next door).
The main home is two stories consisting of over 4,000 sq ft of living area and covered patios directly over looking a private beach, private covered ocean pier (pier shared with home next door). A great view over the lagoon and the Mayan Mountains can also be had from upstairs living area and from the street side covered deck located on the front side of home.
Upstairs in the home you will find two master bedrooms suites each directly over looking the ocean that provide breathtaking views. Each master suite includes a large private bathroom, balcony and huge walk in showers. A large living area and full size walk around bar, complete with 50' flat screen TV and private covered balcony are located between the two master bedrooms making an ideal setting for two couples to use the home at the same time. A private office, which can also be used as a bedroom, is also located upstairs.
The two remaining bedrooms are located on the first floor, each with its own private bath.
Cook dinner on the large outside gas grill and enjoy a local drink while relaxing under the fans on the large covered patio steps from the ocean. After dinner enjoy a quiet private walk on the beach with no one around or retire upstairs to enjoy a drink at the large full walk around bar, complete with 50' flat screen TV, or sit on the adjacent large covered 2nd floor balcony.
Located just 1 mile south from the Placencia Hotel and 1 mile north of Maya Beach. The home is uniquely located in upscale area that provides for a very private beach setting, yet it is close to fine dining and other upscale resorts in an exclusive section of Placencia, just 10 minutes from Placencia Village and air strip.
Calendar on VRBO is accurate and updated. If dates desired are not shown as available please check out our new beach home (VRBO Listing #502818) located next door on beach.
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Other features of the home include: Privacy Fence with driveway gate. Home is decorated, fully furnished and outfitted. Custom high end construction and finish out, all high end natural stone flooring throughout with no carpet in home.
Home is complete with 150 foot covered ocean pier, brand new private pool in back yard of home on beach, and large lagoon lot across the street with pier and garden.
Following items are INCLUDED with rental: DAILY MAID SERVICE 24 HOUR CARETAKER PRIVATE CHEF (3 days included with weekly rental after 6/1/2014) USE OF 4 SEAT GAS GOLF CART ONSITE LAUNDRY AND WASHING OF GUESTS CLOTHING BY ONSITE STAFF USE OF KAYAKS AND BICYCLES AT HOME USE OF PLACENCIA HOTEL POOL TRANSFERS TO/FROM PLACENCIA AIRSTRIP WI-FI WITH HIGH SPEED INTERNET AND FREE PHONE SERVICE TO USA
Detached staff apartment, laundry room and storage lockers are located in separate building on the property. Grocery shoping and conceirge service by onsite care taker.
EFFECTIVE JUNE 2014 CAN HAVE UP TO 24 GUESTS WHEN COMBINED WITH VRBO LISTING # 502818 LOCATED NEXT DOOR!
Keywords: Amazing Beach ocean front home, directly on Caribbean Sea with large private pier and incredible finishout, furniture and attention to detail
All 4 bedrooms have private baths with large stand up showers except one on the down bedrooms has tub/shower....moreless
Private Pier on lagoon and large covered pier on ocean. 3 new bicycles and 2-2 person ocean kayaks at home for use no charge. New 6 seater gas golf cart also available with rental at no charge.
STARTING JUNE 1, 2014 CAN HAVE UP TO 24 GUESTS WHEN COMBINED WITH VRBO LISTING 502818 LOCATED NEXT DOOR...moreless
Bring your iPod as docking station for stereo is provided....moreless
Holiday week 1 Dec 19 - Dec 25, 2015 7 night min stay
Holiday week 2 Dec 26 - Jan 1, 2016 7 night min stay
My Standard Rate 4 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Refundable Damage Deposit$700
**weekly rate discount applies only to Saturday to Saturday stays**
Checkin or checkout day must be a Saturday
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Private secluded beach with large ocean pier with covered palapa, close to three of the best restaurants on the Peninsula, fish or watch sun set over lagoon and mountains from dock on lot across street that goes with home also. New private pool just installed in backyard of home on beach November 2012.
Year Purchased: 2008
About the owner: Property owned by familiy from Texas that built home and use it frequently. Home was designed with two master suites upstairs, a full large walk around bar and entertainment area and covered outside balcony. Specifically designed so two or more families with kids can spread out and enjoy their stay in a private beach setting and enjoy all Belize has to offer.
On site staff are a very friendly young local couple that speak great English and make you feel at home. They are extremely trust worthy and guest can arrange for wife to baby sit, if they want to leave smaller children to go diving or enjoy a great meal out.
Why the Owner Chose Placencia Village: Home is located in heart of some of the best saltwater fly fishing in the world as well as world class diving and snorkeling on the 2nd largest coral reef system in the world. The now fully paved 26 mile Placencia road makes getting on and off the peninsula by car a much more enjoyable and faster experience, thus making access to the rain forest, Mayan ruins, cave tubing and other attractions in the jungle easily accessible.
While the continued improvements at the home like the large covered ocean pier and just finished pool on beach make leaving the home hard to do, PLACENCIA OFFERS THE WHOLE BELIZE EXPERIENCE!
The Unique Benefits at this House: Large private home and beach can comfortable accommodate up to four couples. Was designed to accommodate two large families with children. With two large master bedroom suites upstairs other two bedrooms both with private baths on first floor. Daily maid service, and guest clothes laundry service provided with rental.
THE GECKO VILLAS ARE THE ONLY VACATION RENTALS THAT I AM AWARE OF IN PLACENCIA THAT OFFERS ALL OF THE FOLLOWING - 4+ BEDROOMS ALL WITH PRIVATE LARGE BATHS, ONSITE STAFF, PRIVATE POOL, PRIVATE OCEAN PIER, CENTRAL A/C, PRIVATE BEACH, GOLF CART INCLUDED WITH RENTAL!