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Casita Limón Near Atenas Centro

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Last updated: 10/15/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Atenas apartment description

Our Casita Limón is a small fully furnished apartment located in a quiet Tico neighborhood, about 1 KM from downtown Atenas. We named it 'Casita Limón' after the delicious Creole Lime and Sweet Lemon trees growing on our property. The casita has an air conditioned bedroom with a queen size bed, and a full size futon in the living room. Linens and towels are provided, and the kitchen is fully furnished. There is a laundry room with washer and dryer, but instead of using the dryer, we encourage you to be environmentally friendly and hang clothes out to dry on clotheslines on sunny days.

No Smoking is allowed in the Casita.

The property is fully enclosed with a beautiful lawn, tropical plants & fruit trees.

Kitchen amenities:
+ Dishes, glassware, utensils and cookware
+ Refrigerator/freezer
+ 2-burner counter top cooker
+ Electric skillet
+ Microwave oven
+ Coffee maker

Other amenities:
+ On-demand hot water in the kitchen and bath
+ Ceiling fans
+ Air conditioned bedroom
+ WiFi
+ Swimming Pool
+ Television
+ Lots of games for children and adults:
--- Cards, Dominoes, Rummikub, Scattergories,
--- Trivial Pursuit, Scrabble (English & Español)
+ Washer/Dryer
+ Free local telephone calls and calls to/from U.S. & Canada
+ Housekeeping service available twice a week for an additional fee
+ Secure parking area
+ Pet friendly
+ Portable cooler available for day trips/picnics
+ Local cellular telephone available for rent

Depending on the day you arrive, you may enjoy the wonderful Farmers' Market held every Friday morning, between 7 AM and 12 Noon. This is a great place to stock up on fresh fruits, vegetables, eggs, cheese and yogurt.

Atenas has daytime temperature ranges from the upper 70°'s to upper 80°'s, with rare days in the low 90°'s. Nighttime temperatures usually stay in the 60°, but have been known to dip into the the 50°'s overnight.

We recommend you pack an umbrella if you will be with us during the Green Season from May to December.

We are a retired couple with many years of experience living in Costa Rica. We can help you plan your itinerary to visit all the 'must see & do' attractions in Costa Rica.

If you are a member of the worldwide geocaching site, you will find Casita Limón the perfect place to log a new cache find and pick up, or drop off, some travel bugs for your fellow geocachers.

While you are our guest, you will have full access to the shared outdoor living space in our 'Rancho.' It has a covered patio with tables & chairs, swing, kitchen, refrigerator, microwave, barbecue grill, stone pizza/bread oven, bathroom, shower, and pool. We think you'll find this the perfect place for entertaining and relaxing after a long day of sightseeing.

Our home is located on the same property, so we are always available when needed. You will find the Casita is perfectly positioned to offer you plenty of privacy during your stay.

House Rules:
Check-in after 10:00 PM is not an option unless prior arrangements have been made. If you have a late flight arrival time, we recommend you make arrangements to stay at one of the convenience hotels near the airport and check-in with us the following day.

Smoking is only allowed outside or in the Rancho.

There is a $10 service charge for a lost set of keys.

Pool Rules:
1. Use pool at your own risk. We are not responsible for accidents or injuries.
2. Absolutely no unattended children under 12 allowed in the pool.
3. No animals allowed.
4. No glass containers in the pool area.
5. No running, pushing, or dangerous play allowed.
6. Be considerate - no yelling or other loud noises.
7. No diving.
8. Use the outdoor shower before getting into the pool.
9. No one is allowed in the pool during an electrical/thunderstorm.
10. No nudity in the pool.
11. Children should use the toilet before getting into the pool and babies must wear swimmers' diapers.
12. Be aware there is no lifeguard on duty.

While you are enjoying your stay with us please take care of a few of the basics:
1 - Let us know if anything needs attention or needs to be replaced. (i.e. toilet tissue, light bulbs, garbage bags, etc.)
2 - Please wash dirty dishes and wipe up any spills. We are in the tropics and share this paradise with an abundance of wildlife and insects. Ants love dirty dishes and sticky counters!
3 - Treat our home as you would your own.

We treat our dogs, Randy and Gustavo (Goose for short) as members of the family. We usually keep them behind a gate on our side of the property, but if you are an animal lover they will enjoy being petted. Please respect our pets.

Enjoy yourselves!

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 1
  • 300 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Events Allowed
              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                21...moreless

              • Children Welcome
              • Limited Accessibility
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Considered:

                We have 2 dogs of our own, so if your dog gets along with others, your pet will be more than welcome....moreless

              Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

              • Bedroom 1

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              • Bedroom has a very comfortable Queen size bed and lots of closet space. There is also an air conditioner in the bedroom, but our guests tell us they never use it because the temperatures are so mild at night....moreless

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              Other Amenities

                  • If you are interested in a tropical vacation in beautiful Costa Rica, we invite you to rent our guest house and use it as your home base. We've got all the basic necessities covered, and we do our best to make each of our guests feel comfortable and at 'home.'...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Games
                  • Television

                  Theme

                  • Adventure
                  • Away From It All
                  • Budget
                  • Family

                  Attractions

                  • Churches
                  • Restaurants

                  Local Services & Businesses

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

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Photography
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Walking

                  Dining

                  • Dining:

                    There are also 2 additional tables and chairs in the Rancho to accommodate up to 12 people...moreless

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 4 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning:

                    There is an A/C unit in the bedroom, but with our mild nighttime temperatures it really isn't needed....moreless

                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Internet
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Parking:

                    Parking is very secure inside the property, behind a locked gate. ...moreless

                  • Telephone:

                    Free local calls and free calls to the U.S. and Canada...moreless

                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wood Stove:

                    We have a wood fired Stone Oven outside primarily used for baking pizzas and roasting meat. ...moreless

                  Kitchen

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

                  Outside

                  • Balcony:

                    There is a Mirador near the pool that offers excellent view of the mountains and the lights of the central valley in the evenings. This is the perfect place to watch the sunrise with morning coffee....moreless

                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Lanai / Gazebo
                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Pool / Spa

                      • Private Pool

                      House Cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Optional
                           

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                          • Pet Fee $25
                          • Refundable Damage Deposit $100
                          • Taxes Included

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                          Calendar

                          Last updated: 10/15/2014
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                          Location

                          25 Kilometres
                          Nearest Airport
                          Aeropuerto Juan Santamaria - SJO
                          86 Kilometres
                          Nearest Ferry
                          Ferry Paquera, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
                          1 Kilometres
                          Nearest Motorway
                          Highway 3
                          65 Kilometres
                          Nearest Beach
                          Playa Herradura, Puntarenas, Costa Rica

                          Car: Recommended

                           

                          Manager info

                          Year Purchased: 2006

                          About: I spent most of my 20s here in Costa Rica. I returned to the States to raise a family and build a career, always knowing I would return to Costa Rica someday.

                          Why Atenas:
                          We bought our property in 2006 and built the Casita so we would have a vacation home to visit until we were ready to retire. In 2011, my husband John and I officially retired and moved to Atenas. The first year we lived in our humble casita, while we watched our new home being built. In May of 2012, we moved into 'la casa nueva' and now our casita is available for rent.

                          The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
                          The property is in a typical Tico (Costa Rican) neighborhood. The mornings brings a cacophony of bird songs and at certain times fo the year, we even hear Howler monkeys playing down near the river below our home. The Casita is located on the opposite end our our property, offering our guests total privacy. There is always some fruit available for picking on the many trees found in our garden. If you are looking for a place for total relaxation, you've found it!


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                          • Entrance to Casita Limón

                            Entrance to Casita Limón

                          • Bedroom with a very comfortable Queen size bed.

                            Bedroom with a very comfortable Queen size bed.

                          • A full equipped kitchenette for your convenience.

                            A full equipped kitchenette for your convenience.

                          • Cozy kitchenette with all the amenities you'll need during your stay.

                            Cozy kitchenette with all the amenities you'll need during your stay.

                          • View from the Mirador

                            View from the Mirador

                          • View from the Mirador of the Rancho and Casita. Note the mountains in the background.

                            View from the Mirador of the Rancho and Casita. Note the mountains in the background.

                          • Over sized shower with 'on demand' hot water.

                            Over sized shower with 'on demand' hot water.

                          • There is a convenient outdoor shower for rinsing off right next to the pool.

                            There is a convenient outdoor shower for rinsing off right next to the pool.

                          • Ready to cool off in our relaxing pool next to the Rancho?

                            Ready to cool off in our relaxing pool next to the Rancho?

                          • Rustic table and chairs in the Casita

                            Rustic table and chairs in the Casita

                          • View of the kitchenette from the bedroom

                            View of the kitchenette from the bedroom

                          • Our full size Futon converts from a sofa to a very comfortable bed for extra guests.

                            Our full size Futon converts from a sofa to a very comfortable bed for extra guests.

                          • Full size washing machine and dryer

                            Full size washing machine and dryer

                          • Bathroom with 'on demand' hot water

                            Bathroom with 'on demand' hot water

                          • Our pool has a solar blanket which keeps the water temperature between 26°C to 29°C (80°F to 85°F)

                            Our pool has a solar blanket which keeps the water temperature between 26°C to 29°C (80°F to 85°F)

                          $49 per night (USD)
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                          1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 4

                          View calendar: Updated 10/15/14
                          Minimum stay: 2 nights
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                          Speaks: english, spanish
                          • Calendar last updated 10/15/2014
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