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Charming Mexican House with River, Jungle, Ocean & City Views

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Last updated: 10/20/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Private Homes house description

Casa Marfil is one of the first homes built on the Rio Cuale and has substantial and beautiful remodeling upgrades to make this one of the most charmingly authentic Mexican homes with all of the convenience and comfort that make for a great vacation.

Casa Marfil overlooks the Rio Cuale, bringing the sound of a babbling brook with night time tree frogs singing and daytime flocks of wild parrots and song birds outside the multiple verandas and terraces found in this three story town home. The rooftop terrace makes for even more glorious views of the river, jungle, mountains and city and ocean views. Here you can sunbath privately on quality chaise lounge chairs or relax in the hammock with the wet bar and palapa near, there is no reason to go anywhere unless you want to venture out.


Within walking distance to the beaches and restaurants, including the Malecon, a three mile stretch of beach front walkway with restaurants, clubs, cantinas and souvenir shopping. Any time during the day or night there is plenty of opportunities to catch a free evening concert here, watch street performers, Aztec Sun-Worshipper Dance and ritual and elaborate sand castle art competition and displays.

Also within walking distances are fresh fruit and vegetable outdoor Farmers Market's and Fish Markets for the chef who would prefer to grill or cook a meal at home, there is professional grade appliances and equipment to create a private evening at home to enjoy a candlelit dinner at home. There is a Professional catering and private chef services available upon request for that special dinner at home.

For those who need to stay in touch with work or home, Casa Marfil has wireless functionality for computers, an office, desk and printer for work.

An iPod cradle for music and movies, in addition to an extensive DVD library, player, Satellite TV and Cable makes staying in to relax and staying in touch with those at home easy and carefree.

The Puerto Vallarta Marina is 15 minute drive away where sail boats and fishing excursions can be booked and enjoyed. Zip lines and day excursions to neighboring towns are listed on the Google map provided for day trips north to Sayulita and San Pancho for great Horse Polo evenings or surfing, lessons available or south to Mismaloya and beyond to the Botanical Gardens of Puerto Vallarta.

Puerto Vallarta airport is easily accessible, only 20 minutes away northbound.

Property Type

  • House
  • 400 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Included
          • Private Chef
          • Staff

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          Entertainment

          • Books
          • Books For Adults
          • DVD Player
          • Satellite / Cable:

            Shaw Canadian Satellite Television with HBO and CNN...moreless

          • Stereo:

            iPod Dock ...moreless

          • Television
          • Video Library

          Theme

          • Adventure
          • Away From It All
          • Family
          • Romantic
          • Sports & Activities
          • Tourist Attractions

          Attractions

          • Botanical Garden
          • Cinemas
          • Health/Beauty Spa
          • Live Theater
          • Restaurants
          • Waterfalls
          • Zoo

          Local Services & Businesses

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

          Leisure Activities

          • Bird Watching
          • Boating
          • Eco Tourism
          • Horseback Riding
          • Scenic Drives
          • Shopping
          • Sight Seeing
          • Whale Watching
          • Wildlife Viewing

          Location Type

          • Beach
          • Downtown
          • Mountain View
          • Ocean View:

            Ocean and River views with mountain and jungle views during the day, city scape and night views by night....moreless

          • Water View

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Basketball Court
          • Cycling
          • Deepsea Fishing
          • Equestrian Events
          • Fishing
          • Hiking
          • Jet Skiing
          • Kayaking
          • Mountain Biking
          • Parasailing
          • Pier Fishing
          • Sailing
          • Snorkeling
          • Snorkeling/Diving
          • Sound/Bay Fishing
          • Surfing
          • Swimming
          • Wind-Surfing

          Dining

          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 6 people

          General

          • Air Conditioning
          • Basic Soaps
          • Ceiling Fans
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Free Long Distance:

            using Skype VOIP ...moreless

          • Hair Dryer
          • Internet
          • Iron & Board
          • Linens Provided
          • Living Area
          • Local Restaurant Guide
          • Paper Towels
          • Parking Off Street
          • Parking On Street
          • Safe
          • Telephone:

            local lan line available...moreless

          • Toilet Paper
          • Towels Provided
          • Washing Machine
          • Wireless Internet

          Kitchen

          • 4 Ring Stove
          • Blender
          • Catering Available
          • Coffee Grinder
          • Coffee Maker:

            Regular drip and espresso machines...moreless

          • Cooking Utensils
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Dishwasher
          • Freezer
          • Grill
          • Ice Maker
          • Kitchen
          • Lobster Pot
          • Microwave:

            Convection oven and microwave....moreless

          • Mini Refrigerator
          • Oven
          • Pantry Items
          • Refrigerator
          • Toaster

          Outside

          • Balcony
          • Beach Towels
          • Deck / Patio:

            Roof palapa and second story terrace....moreless

          • Gazebo
          • Lanai / Gazebo
          • Outdoor Entertainment Area
          • Outdoor Grill
          • Outdoor Grill Gas
          • Porch / Veranda
          • Terrace
          • Walkway To Water
          • Wood Deck

          Payment Type

              • Visa

              Forms Of Payment

                  • Accept Credit Card

                  House Cleaning

                      • Housekeeper Included
                       

                      Reviews

                      Write a review 4.7
                      from 19 traveler reviews
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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Winter Escape
                      Dec 1 - Jan 5, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $2,793
                      My Standard Rate
                      3 night min stay
                      $299
                      $5,000
                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
                      • Taxes Included

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                      Last updated: 10/20/2014
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                      Location

                      Car: Not Necessary

                      Located in the area known as 'Gringo Gulch', nearby the famous 'Kimberly House', Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton's house they owned when she was filming John Huston's 'Night of the Iguana' in the 1960's.

                      Casa Marfil is one of the first homes built on the Rio Cuale and has substantial remodeling upgrades to make this one of the most charmingly authentic Mexican homes with all of the convenience and comfort that make for a great vacation.

                      Casa Marfil overlooks the Rio Cuale, bringing the sound of a babbling brook with night time tree frogs singing and daytime flocks of wild parrots and song birds outside the multiple verandas and terraces found in this three story town home. The rooftop terrace makes for even more glorious views of the river, jungle, mountains and city and ocean views. Here you can sunbath privately on chaise lounge chairs or relax in the hammock with the wet bar and palapa near, there is no reason to go anywhere unless you want to venture out.

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2006

                      About the owner: I grew up in South Florida and when I first arrived to Puerto Vallarta in 2005, it seemed I'd gone back in time because it felt like the slow and easy pace of Florida in the early 1970's. I've come to love Puerto Vallarta very much and have witnessed a great deal of growth. The new marina, shopping mall, recently the new pier and so much more is planned for Puerto Vallarta, making this a first class vacation destination spot as well as the number one place to retire. There are many expats who live here full or part time. I am often here in Puerto Vallarta and may occasionally be available to meet guests, either myself or my property manager and team. This personal service makes all the difference between staying in an anonymous hotel or condo or staying on with folks who treat you truly as friends who have come to stay.

                      Why the Owner Chose Private Homes:
                      Casa Marfil is centrally located right in front of the Rio Cuale Island which is truly the only green space in the city of Puerto Vallarta. We are minutes walk from the Malecon, restaurants and beaches. The Rio Cuale and the nature that live around the river, the iguana, the parrot, the frogs all combine to make Casa Marfil and the area where we are located a veritable oasis in the middle of the city.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      Casa Marfil was built and is one of the oldest homes in Puerto Vallarta, the street we are on has some of the most unique and authentically Mexican homes in the city. With an eye to detail and convenience, we've kept the authentic Mexican casa feel and combined it with the convenience of modern living, appliances like dishwasher and kitchen appliances that are new all work to feel like First World convenience with Old World Charm.


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english, spanish

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                      • Large and comfortable kitchen makes entertaining and staying in a breeze.

                        Large and comfortable kitchen makes entertaining and staying in a breeze.

                      • Gorgeous remodeled kitchen boasts river and ocean views, dramatic entertaining.

                        Gorgeous remodeled kitchen boasts river and ocean views, dramatic entertaining.

                      • Plenty of books to browse and read during your relaxing time in Puerto Vallarta.

                        Plenty of books to browse and read during your relaxing time in Puerto Vallarta.

                      • Master Bath has painted Mexican double sinks and tile shower, washer and dryer.

                        Master Bath has painted Mexican double sinks and tile shower, washer and dryer.

                      • Renown Casa Kimberly in Gringo's Gulch, near Casa Marfil, seen here 1960's.

                        Renown Casa Kimberly in Gringo's Gulch, near Casa Marfil, seen here 1960's.

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                      This listing was first published here in 2010.

                      Date last modified - Tuesday, October 21, 2014

                      $299 - $399 per night (USD)
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                      3 Bedroom / 3.5 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 6

                      View calendar: Updated 10/20/14
                      Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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                      Member since: 2010
                      Speaks: english, spanish
                      • Calendar last updated 10/20/2014
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                      Skype Name: JaliscoSherri

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