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Hollywood Star House, Unparalleled Property Grounds, Famous Architect

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Last updated: 08/15/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Pie de la Cuesta villa description

The only building in a small penninsula, it is like having an island of your own in a 4 acres property. The house has a private swimming pool, 2 dining tables/areas (outdoors and on the terrace) a garden, 2 terrace living rooms and one interior living room. Private patios, gardens, palm forest, freshwater creek, 2 ocean fronts (1 sandy seasonal and 1 rock cliff) and the most amazing views framed by 1945 beautiful architecture. Free wi fi. The house's previous owner was Dolores del Rio, Hollywood star, partner of Orson Wells. Stunning architecture by awarded architect Enrique del Moral. It is conveniently situated 10 minutes away from the active acapulco bay near the yacht club, la quebrada and the peaceful pie de la cuesta and Coyuca lagoon.

LA CAÑADA HAS 7 BEDROOMS IN TOTAL:

In the main area:
* 3 double bedrooms with private bathroom and private terrace each room.

* 2 double bedrooms with 1 shared bathroom and a common terrace for both.


In the back area:
* 2 double bedrooms with private bathrooms each but one shared terrace for both. (generally used for children and nannies)


SERVICE STAFF:


* butler / chofer
* maid
(cook and masseuse can be hired)


services such as massage, manicure, pedicure, hair stylist, live musicians, etc. available at the house if desired for reasonable prices. For example, the extraordinary masseuse can come to the house and the massage is only 40 usd.

Property Type

  • Villa
  • 1000 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

      • Catering Available
      • Breakfast - Included In Price
      • Lunch - Booking Possible
      • Dinner - Booking Possible

      Onsite Services

      • Housekeeper Included
      • Car Available
      • Chauffeur
      • Massage
      • Private Chef
      • Staff

      Suitability

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

        smoking is allowed throughout the house and terraces. only inside the bedrooms it is not allowed....moreless

      • Wheelchair Inaccessible

      Bedrooms: 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 14

      • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

        ...moreless

      • Bedroom 6: 2 twin/ single

        ...moreless

      • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

        Small private terrace with ocean view. Exclusive to room 2....moreless

      • Bedroom 1: 2 twin/ single

        Private very large terrace. Exclusive to room 1.ocean view. ...moreless

      • Bedroom 4: 1 double

        Shares bathroom and private ocean viewterrace with bedroom 3...moreless

      • Bedroom 5: 2 twin/ single

        Air conditionined.Private oceanview terrace.tv room adjacent...moreless

      • Bedroom 7: 2 twin/ single

        Private very large terrace.shared with room 6....moreless

      • In the main area: * 3 double bedrooms with private bathroom and private terrace each room. * 2 double bedrooms with 1 shared bathroom and terrace for both. In the second terrace area to the south: * 2 double bedrooms with private bathrooms each but one shared terrace for both. (generally used for children and nannies) ...moreless

      Bathrooms: 6 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

      • Bathroom 4: toilet

        For visitors, in living room area...moreless

      • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

        Excusive for room 1...moreless

      • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

        Exclusive for room 2...moreless

      • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

        Shared by rooms 3 and 4...moreless

      • Bathroom 5: toilet, shower, outdoor shower

        Exclusive to room 5. Has 2 showers: indoors and outdoors...moreless

      • Bathroom 6: toilet, shower

        Exclusive to room 6. Bathroom outside bedroom....moreless

      • Bathroom 7: toilet, combination tub/shower

        This bathtub has an extraordinary view of the ocean...moreless

      • only one bedroom shares the bathroom with another bedroom. All of the other bedrooms have their own private bathroom. One of the bedrooms in the south terrace has a bathtub, the rest of the bathrooms have a shower. All of the bathrooms have a sink and towels. They were all recently renovated, with marble floors. The master bedroom, in addition to the bathrooms, it has an outdoors shower in its private terrace. There are towels, toilet paper and soap needed for 2 people in every bathroom....moreless

      Entertainment

      • Books
      • DVD Player
      • Game Room
      • Games
      • Music Library
      • Ping Pong Table
      • Stereo
      • Television
      • Toys
      • Video Library

      Theme

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

      Attractions

      • Churches
      • Cinemas
      • Marina
      • Museums
      • Pond
      • Rain Forests
      • Restaurants
      • Ruins

      Local Services & Businesses

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

      Leisure Activities

      • Bird Watching
      • Paddle Boating
      • Photography
      • Scenic Drives
      • Sight Seeing
      • Walking
      • Whale Watching

      Location Type

      • Beach View:

        There is ocean all around the house. On one of the sides, there is a private beach you can go down to. Depending on the season, the beach is sandy or rocky, but always private and extremely beautiful...moreless

      • Beachfront:

        the house has 2 private beaches on each side: 1) has a palm tree forest with a water creek. rocky cliff 2) has the possibility of swimming at sea. The beach is sandy or rocky depending on the season...moreless

      • Ocean View:

        The house is the only construction in a peninsula, so it has ocean water all around. There is a cliff between the house and the sea with extraordinary view and sound of beach...moreless

      • Oceanfront:

        The house is the only construction in a peninsula, so it has ocean water all around. There is a cliff between the house and the sea with extraordinary view and sound of beach...moreless

      • Water View:

        The house is the only construction in a peninsula, so it has ocean water all around. There is a cliff between the house and the sea with extraordinary view and sound of beach....moreless

      • Waterfront:

        The house is the only building in a small penninsula.There is ocean water all around the property and the house. there are no nieghbours. 2 private beaches, and the seaview from the house....moreless

      Sports & Adventure Activities

      • Deepsea Fishing
      • Fishing
      • Freshwater Fishing
      • Golf
      • Golf Privileges Optional
      • Jet Skiing
      • Paragliding
      • Sailing
      • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
      • Snorkeling
      • Surfing
      • Swimming
      • Tennis
      • Water Skiing
      • Wind-Surfing

      Dining

      • Dining:

        There are 2 dining areas. One in the main room, which seats 14 people, and the second outdoors dining area which seats 8....moreless

      • Dining Area
      • Seating for 14 people

      General

      • Air Conditioning:

        There is air conditioning in some rooms. Althouth it is barely required. As it is up high, the natural wind is enough and fresh....moreless

      • Clothes Dryer:

        new. bought in 2013...moreless

      • Garage:

        the house has its own garage. can fit up to 8 cars. There is also a van for 12 people with a driver for rent at very accesible prices....moreless

      • Internet
      • Iron & Board
      • Linens Provided:

        all linenes provided...moreless

      • Living Room:

        There is 1 indoors livingroom and 2 outdoors livingrooms in the terrace...moreless

      • Telephone
      • Towels Provided:

        all towels provided...moreless

      • Washing Machine:

        new. bought in 2013...moreless

      Kitchen

      • Coffee Maker
      • Dishes & Utensils:

        fully equipped....moreless

      • Kitchen:

        fully equipped and recently renovated....moreless

      • Refrigerator:

        New fridge. Bought in 2013....moreless

      • Stove:

        professional industrial stove....moreless

      • Toaster

      Outside

      • Balcony
      • Deck / Patio
      • Lawn / Garden

      Pool / Spa

      • Hot Tub
      • Private Pool

      House Cleaning

          • Housekeeper Included
           

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          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
          My Standard Rate
          2 night min stay
          $600
          $4,000 $16,000
          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

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          Fees:

          • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
          • Tax Rate 16%

          Notes:

          traveles have to pay 50% deposit in advance, and 50% on arrival


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          Last updated: 08/15/2014
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          Location

          16 Kilometres
          Nearest Airport
          Acapulco International Airport
          8 Kilometres
          Nearest Golf
          Club de Golf Acapulco
          9 Kilometres
          Nearest Ski
          pie de la cuesta
          9 Kilometres
          Nearest Beach
          nearest public beach: pie de la cuesta

          Main attraction:

          The beauty and story of the house

          The house belonged to dolores del rio, the mexican hollywood actress that left her acting carreer to become the partner of orson wells. She was with him when he filmed citizen cane. It is an historic house, the first modern architectural work in mexico, built in acapulco in 1945, by renowned mexican architect enrique del moral (best known for his unam building, universidad autonoma de méxico). 'el gringo' del moral, as he was called, was very influential mostly in the way he incorporated vernacular architecture into modern buildings. So nature: the rainforest and ocean around, are beautifully incorportated into the house architecture in its terraces. As this house is considered one of his matespieces, the house is featured in most books on mexican architecture, as well as contemporary international magazines such as wallpaper, purple magazine and celeste magazines, amongst others.

          What the house offers:

          The house has a private swimming pool, 2 dining rooms (outdoors and on the terrace) a garden, a palmtree forest, a freshwater creeek, 2 beaches (1 sandy and 1 rock cliff) and the most amazing views framed by beautiful architecture. It has free wifi and a sound system with speakers to hear music. Most guests hardly ever leave the property grounds and enjoy spending their holidays inside the property grounds. If you are the stay-in kind, there is no better place than this on earth. Groceries, food, etc. Is arranged by the butler of the house.

          Unparalleled attraction: location

          The house is the only building in a penninsula, so it is almost like living in an island of your own. But it is wonderfully located in the original 1940s residential acapulco area where, for instance, the elvis presley films were made. It is conveniently right between the bay of acapulco and pie de la cuesta only 10 to 15 minutes drive to either beach.

          1) acapulco bay: offers all kinds of sea related attractions such as skiing, fishing, and diving, that can be booked from the house. It also offers very good restaurants, famous bars and fantastic nightlife.

          2) pie de la cuesta: is more relaxed from heavy tourism, yet very pintoresque. It is pet friendly, has very little tourists, and few hotels. Pie de la cuesta offers an enormous sandy beach with waves for surfers, as well as a lagoon. You can water ski at the lagoon and have wonderful food in the small design hotels owned by europeans mostly.

          3) transportation: there is an air conditioned van for 12 people available in the house with a driver. The tariffs for rides in the van run from 10 usd to 80 usd depending on the distance.

           

          Owner info

          Year Purchased: 1970

          About the owner: I am an art critic, curator and collector. Studied my Master's degree on Contemporary Art in London at Sotheby's Institute. Work in the art world, currently based in Mexico City

          Why the Owner Chose Pie de la Cuesta:
          I am mostly interested in beauty and historical values of really important art pieces and architecture, such as this property. The reason for renting it is because it is a holiday home, so it can be rented the resto of the time.

          The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
          There is no other property like it in the country. It has been featured in Purple Magazine in France, Wallpaper Magazine in London, and Celeste Magazine in Mexico, amongst many other architecture books and magazines.


          Contact us

          Speaks: english, french, spanish

          Links to more information:

           

          Photos

          • Villa La Cañada, Acapulco

            Villa La Cañada, Acapulco

          • view from above, sandy beach (seasonal sand)

            view from above, sandy beach (seasonal sand)

          • palm forest next to the house with freshwater creek and ocean front

            palm forest next to the house with freshwater creek and ocean front

          • dining table 2 outdoors

            dining table 2 outdoors

          • cards playing table and outdoors dining room 2

            cards playing table and outdoors dining room 2

          • main entrance to the property grounds

            main entrance to the property grounds

          • bedroom 1

            bedroom 1

          • staircase to rooms 1, 2 and 3

            staircase to rooms 1, 2 and 3

          • swimming pool and cards table at the main terrace

            swimming pool and cards table at the main terrace

          • living room 1 with hammocks in main terrace facing swimming pool

            living room 1 with hammocks in main terrace facing swimming pool

          • view from above, sandy beach

            view from above, sandy beach

          • in main terrace: dining table 1,  living room 2.

            in main terrace: dining table 1, living room 2.

          • private beach 1, sand is seasonal.

            private beach 1, sand is seasonal.

          • hall way to room 1, 2, 3 and 4

            hall way to room 1, 2, 3 and 4

          • terrace next to living room

            terrace next to living room

          $600 per night (USD)
          4

          7 Bedroom / 6.5 Bathroom
          Sleeps 14

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