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A Stylish Dream of Light & Space: Unique Andean Family Villa

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Last updated: 12/21/2014
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Lago San Pablo villa description

4Volcanoes Villa is a stylish, one-of-a kind, custom-built home with amazing 6,000 sqft of living space within two acres of flower gardens with swings, a little soccer field and a two story tree house. The house is perfect for families, romantic luxury breaks and retreats. The setting and scenery of the villa are spectacular: Sitting on six acres private land and in a green valley of the dramatic Andes mountains, right at beautiful lake San Pablo, this is the only private villa in South America recommended by Conde Nast Johansens luxury guidebook.

Relax in the unique, open concept home with stylish (yet child friendly) interior design. Enjoy your private super size outdoor hot tub or the ample living room with comfy couch and spectacular view over the valley. The adobe and stone build villa is an ideal getaway for families with children, gatherings, outdoor enthusiasts, or those who are looking for a quiet place to write, paint or learn Spanish. The property is an ecological place with a biodynamic plant and bee sanctuary. We use only organic cleaning supplies and natural materials.

The area is a must see: Vivid indigenous culture, 350 days of sun, amazing nature for outdoor activities, authentic rural villages for crafts/ antique shopping. 90min to Quito airport. Your home away from home is nestled into corn fields and surrounded by a professionally landscaped garden, with lots of room for your children. There are amazing views from every corner of the house.

The Master Bedroom has windows to three sides, King size bed, fireplace, desk, sitting area, direct access to the outdoor hot tub in the patio, rainfall-shower AND family size bathtub, as has the second bedroom on the main floor with 2 double beds, desk and sitting area. Across the hall from the master bedroom is the library/ TV-room, which can be turned into an extra studio with two sofa beds for children. We have 2 Baby cribs, a laundry room and a games room with lots of toys for children of all ages. Extra rooms for bigger groups available upon request!

We – the german owners family – live in our own house next to the gate and will be happy to assist during your stay – just as much as you like, but we will always respect your privacy. Your house is standing free in a two acre landscaped perennial garden with a big outdoor playground, a two story tree house, BBQ area, and a soccer field. Furthermore and attached at the back of the garden, we have 4 acres pasture land, where we run a small Equine Therapy Program with 8 horses and the bee sanctuary.

Please email us with your ideas of a perfect vacation and we will help you to make it happen: from absolute privacy and self catering, up to a luxury service deal with english speaking guide and chauffeur. Contact us for a pre-trip information package with FAQ list, itinerary ideas, special offers, maps and more!

Our rates already INCLUDE ALL TAXES! Also included: Wi-Fi Internet, kitchen basics, firewood, use of laundry room, potable water tank & maintenance/ gardening. Hot tub $20 each fill, Transportation & Service available upon request, Special discounts for small groups/ long stays.

Check out our 2nd vacation rental '4 Volcanoes Hacienda', on the same property: http://www.vrbo.com/594529

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Property Type

  • Villa
  • 6000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Chauffeur
          • Concierge
          • Massage

          Suitability

          • Events Allowed
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome:

            lots of toys, a playground, sandbox, soccer court, Ponys...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            only outside/on roofed terrace ...moreless

          • Wheelchair Accessible:

            Our house and garden are 100% accessible for wheelchair - guaranteed!...moreless

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

          • Imbabura Suite: 2 double

            Spacious, great view, hot tub. Other beds possible...moreless

          • Mojanda Master Suite: 1 king, 1 baby crib

            Fireplace, desk, sitting area, mountain view, hot tub...moreless

          • Library: 1 child bed, 1 baby crib, 2 sleep sofa /futon

            Great views, abundant light, across the hall from Master...moreless

          • King size beds (1), Queen size Bed optional (1), Double Beds (2), Baby Cribs optional (2), Sleep Sofa (2), child beds optional (1). Bedrooms with spectacular mountain views, sitting areas, desk. Beds have high quality linens and down duvets. Master bedroom with fireplace....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Imbabura Suite: toilet, tub, shower, jetted tub

            Very stylish, with natural stone, raw marble. ...moreless

          • Mojanda Suite: toilet, tub, shower, jetted tub

            Very spacious, with bath tub & rainfall shower....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Airport pickup, guided mountain tours, natural horsemanship sessions and english-speaking guide/chauffeur with Van/ 4x4 vehicle for other activities like Cuicocha lake, Cotacachi leather village, Otavalo handicraft market, Mojanda crater lagoon visit, Cusin & Peguche waterfall visits, parque Condor, and Lake San Pablo boat trip available, ask for details....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books:

                well stocked library with books in German, English, Spanish......moreless

              • DVD Player
              • Foosball
              • Game Room
              • Games:

                popular board games and lots of games for children...moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                prepaid cable TV system available...moreless

              • Television
              • Toys:

                Playmobil, lego, doll house, cars, tricycle, bikes, arts corner, etc, etc......moreless

              • Video Library

              Theme

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

              Attractions

              • Churches
              • Festivals
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Marina
              • Playground
              • Restaurants
              • Ruins

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Babysitter
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Bird Watching
              • Horseback Riding
              • Miniature Golf
              • Photography
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shopping
              • Walking

              Location Type

              • Lake View:

                Lago San Pablo, biggest lake in Ecuador...moreless

              • Mountain View:

                4 inactive, partly snowcapped volcanoes right out the window...moreless

              • Rural
              • Village:

                San Pablo del Lago in 5 min walking distance...moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Equestrian Events
              • Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Mountaineering
              • Paragliding

              Dining

              • Child's Highchair
              • Dining:

                Other smaller tables for outdoor dining on the terrace and balcony...moreless

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 10 people

              General

              • Clothes Dryer
              • Fireplace:

                big free standing fireplace in the living room and another one in the bedroom...moreless

              • Garage:

                roofed space for two cars, parking for another 2...moreless

              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating:

                Electric heaters in the bathrooms...moreless

              • Internet:

                broadband wireless and ethernet conection, wireless printing...moreless

              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room:

                very spacious and stylish living room with a million dollar view... ...moreless

              • Parking:

                secure parking inside the property...moreless

              • Telephone:

                local prepaid cell phone...moreless

              • Towels Provided:

                luxurious organic and naturally antiseptic bamboo towels...moreless

              • Washing Machine
              • Wood Stove:

                for pizza, bread or smoked trout...moreless

              Kitchen

              • Coffee Maker:

                Coffee grinder, electric coffee maker and italian espresso maker for a delicious, organic ecuadorian coffee!...moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                including design tableware and child friendly dishes...moreless

              • Kitchen:

                The comfort of a fully equipped kitchen, better than at home! Oven, blender, raclett, fondue set etc. Wood fired bread & pizza oven on the terrace. Fresh organic greens. ...moreless

              • Oven:

                electric oven in the kitchen and a woodburning pizza oven on the terrace...moreless

              • Pantry Items:

                Free bottled water, initial stock of condiments, tea bags, sugar, salt...moreless

              • Refrigerator:

                with freezer....moreless

              • Stove
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Balcony:

                sun roofs on two sides, unique view to the lake and surrouding volcanoes, fresh herbs...moreless

              • Bicycles:

                plus skateboards, tricycle, striderbikes etc for the kids...moreless

              • Boat:

                available for private tours on lake San Pablo at extra cost...moreless

              • Deck / Patio:

                with palm trees, orchids, sun chairs and the jacuzzi...moreless

              • Lawn / Garden:

                2 acres of landscaped garden with art objects, ponds and perennial plants...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                big argentine style tripod barbecue in the garden...moreless

              • Water Sports Gear:

                available at 'Cabañas del Lago' restaurant 10min away at extra cost...moreless

              Payment Type

              • Amex
              • Dinersclub
              • Mastercard
              • Visa

              Pool / Spa

                  • Hot Tub:

                    Outdoor hot tub for up to 8 people, $20 each fill...moreless

                   

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                  7 night min stay

                  €960 €2,400
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                  Fees:

                  • Cleaning €80
                  • Taxes Included

                  Notes:

                  ALL TAXES ALREADY INCLUDED!

                  Includes: Wi-Fi Internet, kitchen basics, firewood & potable water tank. Hot Tub US$ 20/each fill, transportation & extra rooms available upon request. Special discounts for small groups/ long stays. Check out our 2nd vacation rental "4Volcanoes Hacienda", on the same property:

                  http://www.vrbo.com/594529


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                  Location

                  • Hacienda Zuleta

                    "Pricy, but worth it. Exclusive trail ride on their very own breed of horses to the condor re..."

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                  • Hacienda Cusin

                    "Around the corner. Great for lunch, date night dinner, or just an afternoon coffee after hik..."

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                  • Hosteria Cabanas del Lago

                    "Dining by the lake. Great for lunch or early dinner with sunset. Kids enjoy the bunny park a..."

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                  • Parque Condor

                    "Bird zoo and flight show. Great view. Half day activity, great for kids. Check schedule for ..."

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                  • Hotel Dona Esther

                    "Italian and Ecuadorian food. Great for family dinner. Casual, not expensive. Pizzas made in ..."

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                  • Cuicocha Lake

                    "A crater lake with two islands. You can hike all around the crater (5+ hours, trained hikers..."

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                  • Mojanda Lake

                    "Quite high and therefore often cold. Hike up the Fuya Fuya mountain in about 2h. Can get fog..."

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                  45 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Quito
                  10 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Red Pub, Otavalo
                  50 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Quito
                  25 Miles
                  Nearest Train
                  Ibarra
                  3 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Panamericana Norte
                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Hcda Cusin, Cabañas del Lago
                  200 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Las Peñas, Esmeraldas

                  Car: Not Necessary

                  We named the house 4Volcanoes Villa, due to its unique setting. Located at 2.600m in the northern Andes of Ecuador and within a 5 minute walk from the main plaza of the rural village of San Pablo del Lago, we are surrounded by 4 majestic peaks of (extinct) volcanoes: Imbabura, Cusin, snowcapped Cotacachi and the Mojanda rim.

                  Its just a 1,5 hour drive from Quito international airport, and yet another world. Indigenous walk their cows and sheep to the grazing field every morning. The land is worked the old fashioned way and fresh mountain air clears your senses.

                  We have renowned hotels with an excellent restaurant offer within a 10 minute drive and some of Ecuador´s major tourist attractions such as famous Otavalo market or Cuicocha crater lagoon are just 30 minutes away.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2009

                  About the owner: We are a family from Germany and live permanently in Ecuador since 2002. With our own Lodge and the Equine therapy facility next door we live our dream close to nature, with cultural experiences and of course sunshine all year round! Our three boys are born in this wonderful country and homeschooled - we truly love our way of life here. As former bussiness consultants and managers of the award winning Hacienda Zuleta Hotel, we know the hospitality industry quite well - take advantage of our contacts and insights! We also spend our time teaching at the university, coaching alternative schools, learning about shamanism, and volunteering at a local orphanage. We are happy to share, and looking forward to meeting you!

                  Why the Owner Chose Lago San Pablo:
                  San Pablo is an authentic village in a quiet rural setting, only 50 miles from the capital Quito and with endless activities within 1 hour driving around the house. The climate is perfect - Sunshine on 350 days of the year!

                  The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
                  The area is perfect for outdoor activities, shopping, there are restaurants close by and the cultural experience offered is amazing. A perfect day: get up with the first rays of sun and hike up the Imbabura volcano. Come back, have a late breakfast on the terrace. Watch the horses in training. Later a trip to Otavalo, some crafts shopping, visit a cultural event or just watch the people at the plaza. Grab some fruit at the market and head for early dinner towards the lake, for a beautiful dining experience with sunset view at the shore. When home, the hot tub is boiling and you can count the stars of both hemisperes. Tomorrow you can do a trail ride and have tea time at a colonial hacienda. And change your flights - stay a week longer!


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english, german, spanish

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                  Photos

                  • Welcome to 4 Volcanoes Villa

                    Welcome to 4 Volcanoes Villa

                  • From the terrace down to the garden, volcanoe Cusin in the back

                    From the terrace down to the garden, volcanoe Cusin in the back

                  • Terrace and balcony have the best views to the valley

                    Terrace and balcony have the best views to the valley

                  • Floor-to-ceiling windows in the living room

                    Floor-to-ceiling windows in the living room

                  • Master bedroom with wooden floor and lots of space!

                    Master bedroom with wooden floor and lots of space!

                  • Family size bathtubs in two bathrooms

                    Family size bathtubs in two bathrooms

                  • Evening glow in the perennial labyrinth garden

                    Evening glow in the perennial labyrinth garden

                  • Lake San Pablo and the neighboring communities

                    Lake San Pablo and the neighboring communities

                  • Cuicocha crater lake. Hiking trail, boats, Panorama restaurant, 30min drive

                    Cuicocha crater lake. Hiking trail, boats, Panorama restaurant, 30min drive

                  • The main square of San Pablo village on a quiet morning.

                    The main square of San Pablo village on a quiet morning.

                  • Heaven for kids. Lots of games, toys, lego, doll kitchen, playmobil and costums!

                    Heaven for kids. Lots of games, toys, lego, doll kitchen, playmobil and costums!

                  • Main Entrance with Mojanda Mountain in the back

                    Main Entrance with Mojanda Mountain in the back

                  • Stylish dining table

                    Stylish dining table

                  • Fully equipped kitchen and pizza oven on the terrace

                    Fully equipped kitchen and pizza oven on the terrace

                  • Jacuzzi patio with palm trees & orchids

                    Jacuzzi patio with palm trees & orchids

                  • Mountain Imbabura as seen from your terrace

                    Mountain Imbabura as seen from your terrace

                  • Great hiking and amazing views around the Lodge.

                    Great hiking and amazing views around the Lodge.

                  • Vivid indigenous culture, pre-inkan sites, shaman traditions. A different world.

                    Vivid indigenous culture, pre-inkan sites, shaman traditions. A different world.

                  • Pure fun in the patio during the day

                    Pure fun in the patio during the day

                  • Local dishes

                    Local dishes

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                  Date last modified - Tuesday, December 23, 2014

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                  2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 8

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                  Speaks: english, german, spanish
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