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As Good as it Gets! - 30m/100ft to Leblon Beach Rio - 3 BR Luxury - Quiet Sreet

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Last updated: 07/28/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Rio de Janeiro apartment description

This is as good as it gets! A luxury, fully equipped three bedroom apartment, 30 meters (100 feet) from the Leblon Beach, walking distance to Rio's favorite restaurants yet on a quiet residential street. The apartment building is the third in from the beach on the tree shaded Rua Rainha Guilhermina. It is within walking distance of supermarkets, shops, movie theaters, popular bars, public transportation and taxis.

• 24 Hour doorman
• Building with only 10 floors, one apartment per floor
• Fully air conditioned, all bedrooms, living and dining room and kitchen (a rarity in Brazil)
• 42 inch flat screen TV in living room and 20 inch TV in master suite, both with cable
• Jacuzzi
• Decorated with good taste
• Weekly cleaning included for weekly rentals or longer
• This is the owner’s residence the months that they live in Rio
• Included 2 spaces in the building's garage if you have or rent a car.

• Living Room - with 2 large sofas and comfortable chairs, bar, dining area with table and seating for up to 10 people
• Master Suite with a queen bed, TV, dressing room, full length mirror, Jacuzzi tub, and air conditioned.
• Bedroom with a queen bed that can be configured as 2 twin beds, air conditioned.
• Bedroom/office with a sofa bed that is really comfortable, desk and chair with a view of the trees, air conditioned.
• Fully equipped kitchen with eat-in area for four, air conditioned.
• 2 full bathrooms plus a ½ bath
• Service area with clothes washer and dryer.

The apartment is located at one of the best spots in Leblon, Rio's finest residential neighborhood. It is on a quiet, tree lined street. You can walk to:
-- Restaurants and Bars - some of Rio's finest restaurants and most popular bars,
-- Movie theaters
-- Supermarkets
-- Shops, boutiques and shopping centers
-- Theaters and night clubs
-- Public transportation - taxi stand is 2 blocks away, subway system bus is one block away, and other buses are one block away.
-- Well-equipped gyms
• Santos Dumont Airport - 9 miles (14 km)
• Galeão (Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport) - 15 miles (24 km)

• General: Towels, and sheets are provided; 24 hour doorman, resident and service elevators; clothing washer and dryer, iron and ironing board are in the apartment.
• Kitchen: dishes, silverware, glasses and kitchen utensils are provided; six burner range with oven, coffee maker, micro wave, dish washer, toaster and pleasant eat-in area.
• Dining area accommodates up to 10 people.
• 3 Bedrooms including master suite accommodates up to 6 people
-- Bedroom 1 - Master Suite - queen bed, TV, dressing room and air conditioned
-- Bedroom 2 - Two twin beds that can be joined into a queen bed, air conditioned.
-- Bedroom 3 - bedroom/office - convertible sofa bed (really comfortable), desk and chair, air conditioned.
• Bathrooms
-- Bathroom 1 - Master Suite - shower, Jacuzzi, sink, toilet, bide.
-- Bathroom 2 - full bathroom - shower, tub, sink, toilet, bide
-- Bathroom 3 - Powder room - sink, toilet.
-- Bathroom 4 - service area - shower, sink, toilet
• Entertainment: 42 inch TV with DVR with on screen instructions in English in the living room, 20 inch TV in the Master Suite both with cable.
• Children are welcome,
• Unfortunately we do not accept pets.
• On site services: 24 hour doorman; garage with 2 spaces.
• Nearby Activities: beach, surfing, tourism, shopping, walking, bicycling, skating, soccer (Maracana), golf, tennis, mountain and rock climbing, boat trips, fishing, scuba diving.
• 160 square meters (1720 square feet)
• Appropriate for: families, executives, vacations, romantic getaways
• Nearby services: supermarkets, laundry, medical services and hospitals; gym, banks and currency exchanges.
• Payment: 50% at time of reservation, the remainder at check-in.

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 1
  • 160 m²
  • Elevator : There is a resident's elevator and a serivce elevator.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Concierge


              • Non Smoking Only
              • Wheelchair Accessible
              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Children Welcome

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

              Other Amenities

                  • Appropriate for traveling executives.


                  • Television
                  • Satellite / Cable


                  • Tourist Attractions
                  • Family
                  • Romantic


                  • Cinemas
                  • Churches
                  • Playground
                  • Restaurants
                  • Live Theater

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Walking
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Sight Seeing

                  local services and businesses

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

                  Location Type

                      sports and adventure activities

                      • Cycling
                      • Swimming
                      • Roller Blading
                      • Surf Fishing

                      catering options

                          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


                          • Dining
                          • Dining Area
                          • Seating for 10 people


                          • Elevator:

                            There is a resident's elevator and a serivce elevator....moreless

                          • Garage:

                            Space for 2 cars....moreless

                          • Internet
                          • Telephone
                          • Air Conditioning
                          • Linens Provided
                          • Towels Provided
                          • Washing Machine
                          • Clothes Dryer
                          • Living Room
                          • Hair Dryer
                          • Iron & Board


                          • Kitchen
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Stove
                          • Oven
                          • Microwave
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Toaster
                          • Pantry Items


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                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          NATAL E ANO NOVO
                          Dec 20 - Jan 5, 2015
                          7 night min stay
                          My Standard Rate
                          5 night min stay
                          R$4,900 R$15,000
                          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                          Additional information about rental rates


                          • Refundable Damage Deposit R$1,500
                          • Limpeza R$190
                          • Taxes Not included


                          Forma de pagamento = 50% no ato da reserva e 50% no recebimento das chaves (check-in). Payment = 50% to reserve and 50% at check-in.

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                          Last updated: 07/28/2014
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                          21 Unavailable
                          22 Today
                          23 Selected dates


                          24 Kilometres
                          Nearest Airport
                          Santos Dumont 14km / Galeão(Antonio Carlos Jobim)
                          30 Metres
                          Nearest Beach
                          150 Metres
                          Nearest Barpub
                          6 Kilometres
                          Nearest Golf
                          Gävea Golf and Country Clube
                          150 Metres
                          Nearest Restaurant

                          Car: Not Necessary


                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2001

                          About the owner: Gilda a native Brazilian and spouse, Alex a native American are the owners. They live in this apartment in Rio several months year and in the USA the remainder of the year. In the passed they owned a Bed and Breakfast in teh Napa Valley. Our friend, Vera Lucia manages the apartment for us when we are in the United States.

                          Why the Owner Chose Rio de Janeiro:
                          We set the apartment up to be comfortable and uncomplicated to live in. It is easy to relax in and spend your time enjoying Rio.

                          Contact us

                          Speaks: english, portuguese



                          R$750 - R$1,450 per night (BRL)

                          3 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 6

                          View calendar: Updated 07/28/14
                          Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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                          Speaks: english, portuguese
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