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Experience Buenos Aires Golden Age. Historical, French 2 Bdr Apt. Recoleta

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Elegance. The entry looking into the dining room

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Last updated: 06/09/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Step back in time to Buenos Aires Golden Age. This French historical apartment was built in 1928. It was lovingly restored in keeping with the elegance and glamour of that time. Decorated with crystal chandeliers and period antiques, we have created an environment that honors the original home. It’s like a fantasy that transports you back in time.. ..a time when Buenos Aires embraced everything French. They became known as the Paris of South America. The French were the last word in style and good taste. A time when the women went to Paris for their clothing and architects were brought over from France to design the beautiful buildings. We’re pleased to offer to you The House of Chanel, named after the “first lady” of style, Coco Chanel.
Featuring:
Elevator building
Ten-foot ceilings and three balconies with floor-to-ceiling French doors.
Crystal chandeliers
French and Art Deco antiques
Kitchen: eating bar, granite counter-tops, dishwasher
Washer dryer
Two bedrooms with French balconies
Dramatic half bath with red lacquer walls and glass sink lit from below.
Full bath with vanity area. Bidet, hair dryer, flat iron
Flat screen TV with dvd player and surround sound system
Cell phone provided

Located in Recoleta, one of the nicest neighborhoods in all Buenos Aires.

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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 4
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    twelve...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 double

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  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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  • *Bedroom #1: French doors leading to balcony, full size bed set in a brass antique head and foot board. Full wall of closets with mirrored closet doors *Bedroom #2: French doors leading to balcony, queen size bed set in an antique Art Deco head and foot board. Walk-in closet. Safe. Antique desk and chair for your computer usage...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 2 Half Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower, bidet

    vanity w/seating...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet

    dramatic lighting and red laquer walls...moreless

  • Half Bathroom

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  • *Half Bath: A dramatic toilette with red lacquer walls. Glass-etched sink with below counter lighting and Art Deco wall sconces *Full bath: Le Chanel bathroom with vanity area. Oversize shower with Art Deco window. Bidet. Hair dryer and flat iron provided....moreless

Other Amenities

  • The flat is housed in a special historical building that has just ten private homes. It was designed by the architects, Gelly Cantillo and Moy. Several of their buildings are published in the 2008 book, Buenos Aires Art Deco y Racionalismo. It was built in 1928 in the French Art Deco style. You’ll know you’re somewhere special when you walk through the stylized Art Deco doors and enter the marble entry with the period wrought-iron elevator. I did a complete remodel in 2010, paying careful attention to restoring the original floors, doors, and door hardware. I incorporated all new luxury conveniences and materials into the restoration: granite counters in the kitchen and classic black-and-white granite floors in the kitchen and bathroom. To achieve the feeling of high elegance, I used quality materials throughout, from the faucets to the light fixtures. An important antique chandelier glistens in the entry. Several French Art Deco antiques and light fixtures add elegance....moreless

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television:

    Surround sound system Flat screen TV...moreless

  • Video Library:

    A variety of Dvd's are provided...moreless

Theme

  • Historic
  • Romantic

Attractions

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

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing

Location Type

  • Downtown

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    combination air conditioner/heater in every room...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone:

    Cell phone is provided for your use...moreless

  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.9
from 16 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High season
Nov 1 - Mar 31, 2016
3 night min stay
$175
$995
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$180
$900

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

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For 2 week stays, take 5% off the weekly rates

For 3 week stays, take 10% off the weekly rates

For 4 weeks and longer, take 20% off the weekly rates

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Last updated: 06/09/2015
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Location

Located in the upscale neighborhood of Recoleta. Everything you want is nearby. Deli's on both sides of the building, bakeries everywhere. Walk to the famous Recoleta Cemetary. The newly opened Recoleta Village has a mall and cineplex theatre. Buenos Aires Design is filled with home stores. Bellas Artes Museum is practically in your backyard. Stroll the Recoleta arts fair on the weekends. All within an easy walk of the apartment.

Other Activities: see shopping link http://www.nytimes.com/slideshow/2011/02/27/travel/20110227-FORAGING.html?emc=eta1

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 2008

About: I have always loved to fix and design. When I began my real estate career at 24, I soon realized that the best part of the job was meeting with architects and interior designers and watching as the more artistic elements of construction fell into place. After 13 years in real estate, I built two homes, vacation rentals on magical Orcas Island in Washington State. Then I undertook a major remodel of a cabin on the water. Something clicked during that process of transforming the cabin into a unique work of art; I knew I had found my purpose in life. Through the next several years, I transformed some 30 rather decrepit homes into fresh, beautiful residences, working tirelessly at the rate of two or three a year. Then I decided to turn my creative attention to designing and constructing very special vacation accommodations. I moved to Mexico, the land of color and craft, and began working there. The most exciting phase of building a new place is when everything gets pulled together. I love the details, making sure that one thing plays with another in perfect harmony. During the process, I'm absolutely consumed. Each project takes every ounce of my imaginative life -- and I love it. I enjoy being able to see the possibilities in a wreck of a dwelling. When I first set eyes on a place in need of a make-over, I see what it could be. I can envision how the finished place will look...and that vision guides me. I work an average of six to eight months on each project, directing a local architect and construction team, supervising every step along the way to make certain my vision is embodied in bricks and mortar, paint and plaster. I'm always on the hunt for that specific hand-selected piece that blends with everything else. The beauty of Mexico is being able to design a particular piece that can be made by one of the talented artisans that works beautifully...like a glorious puzzle.'


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Speaks: english, spanish

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Photos

  • Elegance. The entry looking into the dining room

    Elegance. The entry looking into the dining room

  • Looking into the kitchen. Note the dramatic cloumns!

    Looking into the kitchen. Note the dramatic cloumns!

  • Elegant dishes and glasses add to your glamorous Buenos Aires experience.

    Elegant dishes and glasses add to your glamorous Buenos Aires experience.

  • Spectacular art deco furniture with inlaid woods.

    Spectacular art deco furniture with inlaid woods.

  • Art deco accessories

    Art deco accessories

  • Eating bar in the kitchen

    Eating bar in the kitchen

  • Bedroom with french doors and mirrored closet doors.

    Bedroom with french doors and mirrored closet doors.

  • Fabulous bathroom with marble counters, oversize shower and vanity.

    Fabulous bathroom with marble counters, oversize shower and vanity.

  • Art work everywhere!

    Art work everywhere!

  • The charming street Agote, which the balconies face (on right)

    The charming street Agote, which the balconies face (on right)

  • Walk to: Buenos Aires Design, home stores and restaurants

    Walk to: Buenos Aires Design, home stores and restaurants

  • Walk to: the famous Recoleta Cemetary

    Walk to: the famous Recoleta Cemetary

  • The spacious entry has an elegance to it

    The spacious entry has an elegance to it

  • The living room with flat screen TV and french doors.

    The living room with flat screen TV and french doors.

  • Living room

    Living room

  • A glamorous powder room.

    A glamorous powder room.

  • Art deco furniture

    Art deco furniture

  • A spectacular kitchen with great lighting.Granite counters and floors!

    A spectacular kitchen with great lighting.Granite counters and floors!

  • Full size bed

    Full size bed

  • Queen size bed

    Queen size bed

  • Deli's on both sides of the building.

    Deli's on both sides of the building.

  • The period wrought iron elevator

    The period wrought iron elevator

  • Walk to: Bellas Artes museum

    Walk to: Bellas Artes museum

  • Walk to the new Recoleta Village cineplex and shopping mall

    Walk to the new Recoleta Village cineplex and shopping mall

VRBO #338285

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  • Reviews
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1.75
  • Property type
    Apartment
Manager
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, spanish
  • Response time Within a few hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 06/09/2015
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