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Expansive Views, Cool Breezes, Local Flavor

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Main deck with expansive Nature Reserve views

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Last updated: 05/06/2015
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Adjacent to the Nature Reserve, on a hilltop in Barrio Monte Carmelo; sleeps up to 6 with 3 bedrooms, 3 baths, 2 large wrap-around terraces with an outdoor dining area and built-in gas grill. Our beautiful, architecturally-designed home offers incredible views in all directions with breezes to match. Wake up in the glorious morning to unobstructed views of the Reserve and the island of Culebra, and even St. John and St. Croix on a clear day, or have a cocktail on the front balcony while you watch the lights of Vieques and main-island Puerto Rico twinkle in the distance. The countryside location is in the center of the island so you can be just about anywhere in 5-20 minutes — from the island's best beaches to restaurants and shopping. Our Viequense neighbors are friendly and respond in kind to a smile and a wave. Friendly dogs, wandering chickens and free-roaming horses are all a part of day-to-day life in Monte Carmelo, so if an insulated resort-like experience is what you're looking for, then our house is not for you. But if you are looking to experience real-life Vieques in the comfort of a safe and stylish house, then we have no doubt you will love it here. Free wifi and hard-wired computer access. In high season, if only the master bedroom is rented with the house, the per-night rate is reduced to $220 from $240 for all 3 bedrooms. In lo-season it is $185 per night for 1-3 bedrooms. Note there is always only 1 party in the house at a time.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Catering Available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Massage

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Age not important, maturity is. House is not suitable for frat parties....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Proximity of the lower 2 bedrooms to the master bedroom/living area is not suitable for young children alone. Toddlers/babies may be accommodated in the master bedroom day bed. Teens ok in lower bedrooms. The yard is not suitable for toddlers as there are tropical ants, insects, course grass and it's rather rocky and hilly....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Master bedroom: 1 king, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 king

    Shared bath with third bedroom...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

    Twin beds can be combined into 1 king bed...moreless

  • Master bedroom access to upper rear deck, with office/sitting area, and access to front balcony. If master bedroom only is rented, per-night rate reduced to $185 per night in high season....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Master en suite bath: toilet, shower

    Great view to the nature reserve from the shower!...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Games
  • Stereo:

    Cd player with ipod station, please bring your own cds and ipod...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Rustic
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Museums
  • Rain Forests
  • Reefs
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided:

    Both bath and beach towels are provided...moreless

  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio:

    We have 1 patio on the ground floor, and 2 large rear decks and a balcony in the front....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Abe of Abe's Bio-Bay and Snorkling Tours is right next door....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden:

    We're situated on a third of an acre on a hillside. ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    built-in gas grill...moreless

  • Porch / Veranda
  • Water Sports Gear:

    What we don't have can be rented....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
low season 2015
May 1 - Nov 15, 2015
5 night min stay
$185
high season
Nov 16 - Apr 30, 2016
5 night min stay
$240
My Standard Rate
5 night min stay
$185

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Taxes Included

Notes:

If only 1 of the 3 bedrooms is used in high season, the per-night rate for the house is reduced to $185 from $200.

Payment in full plus a $200 refundable Damage Prevention Deposit is required to secure your reservation. Full refunds are issued if cancelation is made 1 month prior to you arrival date. Partial refunds are issued if cancelation is made 2 weeks prior to your arrival date.


Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Last updated: 05/06/2015
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Location

Car: Necessary

Vieques is a small, unspoiled island 7 miles east and a world away from the main island of Puerto Rico. Our neighborhood, Barrio Monte Carmelo, is a rustic, local, hilltop community centrally located between the Island's best beaches and the towns of Esperanza and Isabel Segunda. In 10-20 minutes you'll be on the beach in the Nature Reserve or at one of the island's best restaurants. Our Viequense neighbors are friendly and respond in kind to a smile and a wave. Friendly pups, chickens and free-roaming horses are all a part of day-to-day life in Monte Carmelo, so if an insulated resort-like experience is what you're looking for, than our house is not for you. But if you are looking to experience real-life Vieques in the comfort of a safe and stylish house, than we have no doubt you will love it here. We especially love the house in the peaceful early-morning hours when the light is glorious and the birds are singing!

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

About the owner: We are Jamie and Perri and we live in Brooklyn, NY when we're not in Vieques. Jamie has a wine shop and Perri is a graphic designer. We love Vieques and we can tell you all of our favorite not-to-be-missed places so you can enjoy it as much as we do!

Why the Owner Chose Other Vieques Island Properties:
We love our mountain-top location with it's constant breezes and and unstoppable views of the Nature Reserve, the distant islands, and Vieques itself. It's always comfortable, with no need for air conditioning, and when the mosquitoes are biting in town, the breezes keep them away on the hill. As a bonus, our house is located in the center of the island so it's equally convenient to get to just about anywhere you'll want to be.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
• unobstructed views of the Nature Reserve, distant islands, Vieques and Puerto RIco • constant breezes • Completely renovated, unique architectural design inspired by Spanish-Colonial detailing, featuring a plethora of traditionally-made tile and woodwork. • 2 large rear terraces, a front balcony, and a built-in outdoor gas grill • located in the center of the island making all destinations within 10-20 minutes


Contact us

Speaks: english, french, italian

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • Main deck with expansive Nature Reserve views

    Main deck with expansive Nature Reserve views

  • Front exterior of El Dormilon

    Front exterior of El Dormilon

  • Side view of exterior with upper and lower back decks

    Side view of exterior with upper and lower back decks

  • The indoor dining area

    The indoor dining area

  • Living room into kitchen

    Living room into kitchen

  • Master king bedroom with en suite master bath entry

    Master king bedroom with en suite master bath entry

  • Master bath from shower area

    Master bath from shower area

  • Office area in master bedroom

    Office area in master bedroom

  • Sitting area in master bedroom

    Sitting area in master bedroom

  • Third of 3 bedrooms

    Third of 3 bedrooms

  • Second of three baths / shared with 2nd and 3rd bedrooms

    Second of three baths / shared with 2nd and 3rd bedrooms

  • Unobstructed view of the Nature Reserve from back deck

    Unobstructed view of the Nature Reserve from back deck

  • View looking south east from upper deck

    View looking south east from upper deck

  • Side door entryway

    Side door entryway

  • Looking through the living room, back deck and outdoor dining from the kitchen

    Looking through the living room, back deck and outdoor dining from the kitchen

  • The fully equipped kitchen

    The fully equipped kitchen

  • Stairs to master bedroom with book shelf

    Stairs to master bedroom with book shelf

  • Master bath

    Master bath

  • Master bedroom with upper back deck

    Master bedroom with upper back deck

  • View from front balcony off sitting/office area in master bedroom

    View from front balcony off sitting/office area in master bedroom

  • Second of 3 bedrooms

    Second of 3 bedrooms

  • Second of three baths / shared with 2nd and 3rd bedrooms

    Second of three baths / shared with 2nd and 3rd bedrooms

  • Entrances to second and third bedrooms 
(with shared hall and bath in between)

    Entrances to second and third bedrooms (with shared hall and bath in between)

  • Next-door-neighbor Abe of Abe's Snorkling and Bio Bay Tours

    Next-door-neighbor Abe of Abe's Snorkling and Bio Bay Tours

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  • Sleeps
    6
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    3
  • Property type
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Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, french, italian
  • Response time Within 24 hours
  • Response rate 90%
  • Calendar last updated 05/06/2015
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