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Iguana House, Large Ocean Front, 3BR/3BA

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Last updated: 06/21/2015
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Manager
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Special offer: ** 10% OFF SUMMER 2015 SPECIAL ** Details

Property description

Iguana house narrative
May 26, 2014

Imagine a man who so loved his house that he brought it all the way from the mainland, across 35 miles of sea, risking complete disintegration of the structure, and, finally, planting it in a beautiful spot on the Isla Bonita, 4 ½ north of San Pedro, where it was eventually renovated by an American architect from whom the current owners bought it, amidst stories and legends that had arisen around the house over its long life.

This is a totally renovated, 3-bedroom, 3-bath house with a spacious living/dining room, and a modern kitchen. it can accommodate up to six people comfortably. It has over a thousand square feet of deck which faces the reef just beyond the front gate. The sea breeze makes it a great place to hang out and enjoy the sun and the sea; and the reef beckons one to kayak and snorkel and fish. The private pier has been rebuilt and a modest swimming feature has been added.

Fishing trips, tours to amazing snorkeling and diving sites as well as adventures to the mainland to visit Mayan ruins, can be taken right from the front door of the iguana house. Or you can take out a kayak and have your own adventure on the reef.

This is a neighborhood house and, although you are about four and a half miles from San Pedro, you’ll find friendly neighbors, great restaurants and a convenient grocery store within walking distance. If you need to go to town, there is a regular coastal ferry service which makes the run to and from town. Private water taxis are also available. Golf carts can be rented by the day or the week and, although the roads can be rough, are often the most convenient option. The most cost effective option will be determined by how many people are traveling together.

It’s private at the iguana house, but not remote.

Some of the rates you might anticipate are as follows:

Weekly rate for golf cart: $350.00us

Coastal express: $7.00us, one way, per person, to or from San Pedro

Private water taxi: $40us (up to six persons), one way to or from San Pedro

The owners, Jim and Nicky, are committed to providing you with the orientation, support and availability that will make your Caribbean vacation wonderful.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Ipod stations. (2) 2 person kayaks

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Family
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Marina
  • Reefs
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    Drink coffee on the porch and watch the sunrise....moreless

  • Beachfront:

    Fantastic views on the reef...moreless

  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View:

    Sit on the deck and watch the calm turquoise waters of the Caribbean....moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    You can kayak to the reef! We supply two, 2 persons kayaks....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Bottled Water
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck
 

Reviews

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Special offer: ** 10% OFF SUMMER 2015 SPECIAL **

Book any unreserved dates at the Iguana House through the end of September 2015 and receive 10% off your entire trip. Just mention Summer Special 2015 in your inquiry. *Minimum 5 night stay required

Offer for: Jun 29, 2015 - Sep 30, 2015 View calendar

Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Thanksgiving
Nov 19 - Dec 1, 2015
5 night min stay
$450
Peak Season Holiday
Dec 2 - Dec 19, 2015
5 night min stay
$350
Christmas
Dec 20 - Jan 4, 2016
5 night min stay
$450
Peak Season II
Jan 6 - May 31, 2016
5 night min stay
$350
My Standard Rate
5 night min stay
$250

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee $125
  • Tax Rate 9%

Notes:

Cancellation Policy In the event the Guest requests a cancellation of this Agreement for any reason, the Owners will undertake reasonable efforts to re-rent the property. If the property is re-rented in-full to a third party, the deposit less 15% of the gross rental amount, will be returned to the defaulting party. If the property is re-rented for less than the original amount, the deposit less 15


Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting manager when booking.


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Location

4.5 Miles
Nearest Airport

Car: Not Necessary

Ocean Front 3b/3b House. Amazing views. 185 miles of barrier reef right on your doorstep. Restaurants, Beach Bar, swimming pool all in walking distance. Iguana House is not a condo or a resort but a home on the Caribbean.

Other Activities: parasailing, boating, shopping, kayaking, wildlife viewing, health/beauty spa

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 2008

About: The Iguana House is a team effort: Christina is in DC and does the bookings, sends out the rental agreements and directs the payment options. She works at the Well Dressed Buritto, a popular lunch restaurant owned by my sister, and her main love is fashion. We (Jim and Nicky)are on the island and make sure our guests are properly oriented and settled in. Nicky is from Rugby, England ("...where the game was invented") and I'm from Santa Fe, New Mexico. We met in Santa Fe 10 years ago while Nicky was visiting. Between us, we have 6 grown kids and four grandchildren (and counting). I bought this house in 2008 when Nicky and I were visiting. We looked at condos and apartments, but wanted something with more character and possibilities, and also a fence for our dogs. Only a free standing home could offer that and the Iguana House was perfect. We discovered how much it sucked to be without water and we added a fifty thousand gallon cistern which provides filtered rainwater year round. And as the Iguana House became more popular, we added an owner's cottage at the rear of the property. Nicky is happiest when engaged with people and she offers our quests information with charm and humor. In fact, our guests often mention her in the reviews. She makes the guests feel as though they were the only ones to ever visit the Iguana House. She is well-loved and well connected on the island. Together, we want to provide our guests the best Caribbean vacation possible.

Why San Pedro:
Have a real, home from home caribbean vacation.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • front porch

    front porch

  • 2 story Beach House amazing views!

    2 story Beach House amazing views!

  • taken from the front yard

    taken from the front yard

  • lots of open space.

    lots of open space.

  • washer dryer

    washer dryer

  • Sunset

    Sunset

  • Sunrise.

    Sunrise.

  • Morning View November 4, 2014

    Morning View November 4, 2014

  • Exotic- wood kitchen (full)

    Exotic- wood kitchen (full)

  • 2x2 persons kayaks to adventure to the reef.

    2x2 persons kayaks to adventure to the reef.

  • Swimming area.

    Swimming area.

$250 - $450 per night (USD)
Minimum stay: 5 nights
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  • Sleeps
    6
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    3
  • Property type
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Manager
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 06/21/2015
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Iguana House, Large Ocean Front, 3BR/3BA

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