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Beach Front Castle with Infinity Pool and Private Beach.

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The Castle nestling in the Solanas sand dunes.

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Last updated: 08/13/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Refurbished for 2010, the latest addition to my Luxury Beach House Rental Collection is close to the heart of Punta Del Este - the South American Côte d'Azur, a unique blend of St Tropez and The Hamptons. This unique Punta Del Este Beach House is available for long weekends, short breaks, vacations and longer holiday rentals.

Nestled into the dunes at Solanas / Portozuelo beach the castle sleeps up to 16 in air-conditioned comfort; and boasts not only an Infinity Pool set into an expansive deck and a Turret Roof Terrace with stunning sea and sunset views but its own Private Beach Garden with Children's Playground. The Castle is a wild and romantic retreat yet only minutes away from the sophistication and glamor of Punta.

The castle is close to the seasonal beach bars and is very well located for a wide range of activities from golf to horse riding and all the watersports.


GROUND FLOOR & GARDEN

Great Hall:approximately 5m x 3.5m the Great Hall is an impressive double height entrance hall that provides additional entertaining and living space with panoramic sea views across the deck towards Solanas Beach.

Entrance Courtyard: created to provide a further sheltered dining area seating up to 20.

Beach Side Deck: an expansive (48m x 30m) deck with plentiful seating around the Infinity Swimming Pool, a fully equipped Parilla - the famous Uruguayan barbeque - with its own covered outdoor dining area; leading down to the:

Private Beach Garden nestled in the dunes and well equipped Children's Playground.

Drawing Room: 5m x 3.5m with open fireplace, comfortable sofas, sea views and opening out onto the beach side deck.

Kitchen Breakfast Room: approximately 5m x 3.5m, a very well equipped kitchen equipped with a six-ring range cooker and all modern appliances including television and DVD and featuring a central island table seating eight.

Cloakroom: with toilet, bidet and basin. Outside Showers & Laundry Area.

Dining Room: approximately 5m x 3.5m with sea views and a large round dining table that comfortably seats 10.

Garden Safari Master Suite 5: approximately 5m x 3.8m, air-conditioned (as are all the bedrooms) with sea views and its own private deck; 1.6m raised bed with optional single bed. Two single wardrobes with internal drawers, desk/console table, chairs, television and DVD. Ensuite shower room with toilet and basin.


FIRST FLOOR

Gallery Study & Television Room: overlooking the Great Hall with panoramic sea views, furnished with desktop computer, printer and book and DVD library. There is WiFi Broadband thought the castle.

Sand Dune Master Suite 1: with sea views, Super king 1.8m raised bed and optional single bed; double French cupboard with hanging and draw space, desk/console table, occasional chairs, television and DVD, security safe. Ensuite shower room with toilet and basin.

Grey Whales Master Suite 2: with sea views and two 1.6m raised beds; large double wardrobe and chest of drawers, desk/console table, occasional chairs, television and DVD, security safe. Ensuite shower room with toilet and basin.

Seaview Master Suite 3: with sea views and king size raised bed with optional single bed. Double French cupboard with hanging and draw space, console table, occasional chairs, TV and DVD, security safe. Ensuite shower room with toilet and basin.

Coral Master Suite 4: with raised bed and optional single bed. Large double wardrobe with chest of drawers, desk/console table, occasional chairs, television and DVD, security safe. Ensuite shower room with toilet and basin.

TURRET SUN DECK
Overlooking Solanas Beach the planted Turret Sun Deck has panoramic sea views and is equipped with sun loungers.

LOWER GROUND FLOOR
The Lower Ground Floor provides a further Television / Games Room with twin Sofa Beds, a Kitchenette and a self-contained Maid's Room.


OUR GUEST BOOK
'Not only was the house and the area amazing so was the services offered. We will no doubt want to go back!!! Recommended for EVERYONE!!!!!!!!!!' Maria, New York

'I've had the unique life experience to enjoy El Castillo in all its splendor ... this home-away-from-home has a distinct ability to transport you to a different mindset, indulging your yearnings for both peace and fun. I cherish The Castle, the remarkable memories I keep, and most specially the lovely family who owns it. I will encourage everyone to experience and enjoy it for themselves!' Ginny, Montevideo

'Amazing! The most iconic house and the place to be in Punta. When we told people we were renting 'the castle' they were definitely impressed!' Rupert, London

'I have been waiting to stay at the castle for ages .... but worth the wait' Hillary, London

'I just wanted to let you know how much we enjoyed our week at El Castillo. It was one of the most relaxing trips we have taken. The house is great, Uruguay is an untapped treasure with wonderful people. We left you a great bottle of Rose from Ballena winery, we hope you enjoy it. Again, thank you for letting us enjoy this wonderful property.' Carole, Michigan

' What a beautiful, beautiful experience. Thank you for creating such an amazing space/never wanted to leave.' John-Paul, San Francisco

' Lovely house in a beautiful location . A great stay!' Susan, London

' Incredible; Amazing; Beautiful! Prefect balance of castle and modern design. Thank you xoxo '

' OMG!! A wonderful castle on an awesome beach. Great views, beach, pool and BBQ! Perfect! ' Sian, London

' We had a truly wonderful week, truly unforgettable.' Simon, Toronto

' Another wonderful stay. Recommend Olivia y Sal restaurant. Had a great time.' Hayley, London

' Thanks for a great stay in the castle. The BBQ was awesome and close to everything!' Allison, Napa Valley USA

Keywords: luxury villa punta del este, beach house, beach holiday house, Punta Del Este Beach House, Solanas Beach, castillo Maria Teresa

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • Villa

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Except outside....moreless

  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 12-16

Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Entertainment

  • Books:

    English Novels and Coffee table books & local magazines. ...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room:

    Study doubles up as a TV come playroom. ...moreless

  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Nude Beach
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Beachfront:

    The castle is right on the beach with its own private beach garden in the dunes with a dedicated children's play area....moreless

  • Oceanfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    In every room and bedrooms of the Castle....moreless

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    In every room and bedrooms of the Castle....moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    White Egyptian Cotton. sheets, Duvets, Duvets Covers, flat sheets and Bedspreads and cushions....moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided:

    Top Quality towels in bedrooms and beach towels....moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace

Kitchen

  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    A turret roof terrace with sun loungers and side tables....moreless

  • Bicycles:

    Medium size girls bicycles....moreless

  • Boat:

    Upon request....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Next to the lovely swimming pool and the barbecue área. ...moreless

  • Gazebo:

    Located next to the Parrilla, the Uruguayan barbecue....moreless

  • Golf:

    5 minutes drive away is the Club del Lago Golf where you can pay to play Golf. There is an 18 hole Golf course, considered one of the best in South America, as well as a Driving Range....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Upon request....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden:

    Private Beach with the play ground área as well as other private áreas to relax. ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    An authentic Uruguayan parrilla 'Barbecue'. ...moreless

  • Tennis:

    5 minutes drive away is the Club del Lago golf that has tennis facilities where you can pay to play tennis....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    There is no hot tub but the infinity pool has hydro jets (not heated)...moreless

  • Private Pool:

    Infinity Pool with hydro jets in adition you have the sea. ...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May to November
Nov 12 - Nov 30, 2015
2 night min stay
$1,000
$5,600

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $800 Nightly

December
Dec 1 - Dec 17, 2015
2 night min stay
$1,143
$8,001

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $1,143 Nightly

Christmas & New Year
Dec 18 - Jan 8, 2016
7 night min stay

$14,375

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $2,054 Nightly

January
Jan 9 - Jan 31, 2016
7 night min stay

$11,000

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $1,571 Nightly

February
Feb 1 - Feb 29, 2016
7 night min stay

$11,000

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $1,571 Nightly

March - April
Mar 1 - Apr 13, 2016
3 night min stay
$1,143
$8,000

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $1,143 Nightly

Easter
Apr 14 - Apr 25, 2016
4 night min stay
$1,286
$9,000

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $1,286 Nightly

May to November
May 1 - Nov 30, 2016
2 night min stay
$1,000
$5,600

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $800 Nightly

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$1,000

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Location

5 Miles
Nearest Airport
500 Metres
Nearest Motorway
5 Metres
Nearest Beach
Beach

Car: Recommended

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: A well traveled British business woman with a young family and a love of beach houses and a passion for stylish interiors.

Why the Owner Chose Punta del Este:
In 2005 we were seeking refuge from the harsh northern winter and discovered El Castillo whilst strolling the beach one morning and that was it! After the briefest of discussions I had secured my most unusual - and certainly most expensive - souvenir, and one that certainly couldn’t fit in a suitcase, let alone the plane home. Punta Del Este is the South American Côte d'Azur, a unique blend of St Tropez and The Hamptons. Uruguay is South America's second smallest country and - for many Europeans like me - an undiscovered gem that the Argentines, Brazilians and Chileans have been keeping to themselves for many years. With a mild and temperate climate, stunning beaches, safe and welcoming streets, abundant wildlife and sophisticated night life Uruguay - literally the river of the colorful birds - is the country for all seasons.

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
The castle is nestled into the dunes at Solanas Beach and overlooks a stunning seascape. It is a wild and romantic retreat yet being only minutes away from the sophistication and glamor of Punta it really is the best of both worlds.


Contact us

Speaks: english, spanish, portuguese

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Photos

  • The Castle nestling in the Solanas sand dunes.

    The Castle nestling in the Solanas sand dunes.

  • The Coral Master Suite, one of the five bedroom suites.

    The Coral Master Suite, one of the five bedroom suites.

  • Beside the Infinity Pool

    Beside the Infinity Pool

  • Coral Master Bedroom Suite

    Coral Master Bedroom Suite

  • Gray Whales Master Bedroom Suite

    Gray Whales Master Bedroom Suite

  • Pool-side Parilla - the famous Uruguayan barbeque

    Pool-side Parilla - the famous Uruguayan barbeque

  • The Great Hall looking towards the Salon.

    The Great Hall looking towards the Salon.

  • The infinity pool overlooking Solanas beach.

    The infinity pool overlooking Solanas beach.

  • The view from the turret roof terrace.

    The view from the turret roof terrace.

  • Gray Whales Master Bedroom Suite

    Gray Whales Master Bedroom Suite

  • Formal Dining Room

    Formal Dining Room

  • Children's Playground in the Private Beach Garden

    Children's Playground in the Private Beach Garden

  • Pool-side Garden

    Pool-side Garden

  • The Gazebo, situated between the Parilla and the decked infinity swimming pool.

    The Gazebo, situated between the Parilla and the decked infinity swimming pool.

  • The first floor galleried study, library and television room.

    The first floor galleried study, library and television room.

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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