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'Casa Ixchel' 2BR/2BA Oceanfront,Jacuzzi,P00l; Why to Stay with Us!

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VIEW FROM LANAI: DRINKING COFFEE AND WATCHING THE SUNRISE OVERLOOKING THE POOL

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Last updated: 08/22/2014
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

San Pedro condo description

When we first visited Belize about ten years ago, my wife and I fell in love with the people and the Maya culture. This passion led us to making “Casa Ixchel” (Maya goddess, pronounced ee-SHELL) our island home.
On the second story landing, you are greeted by a wooden Maya profile and our screen door carved with representations of the Maya gods of sun, moon, land, water and wind. Our main door simply says “Welcome”.
The open floor plan begins with a fully-equipped kitchen, native mahogany cabinetry and custom granite countertops and bar---and continues to the dining area with locally-made mahogany dining table and chairs. A metal palm-leaf screen separates the dining area from the spacious great room---furnished with wicker queen-size sleeper sofa, entertainment center, occasional tables, credenza, chairs and hassock (all made right here in San Pedro by Hummingbird’s).
French doors open onto the lanai, the beach breeze and the Belizean sunrise. A glass-topped table and propane grill make al fresco dining a “must”. Directly below lie landscaped grounds, tiled fresh-water pool area, beach and 300 ft. private pier with palapa, perfect for snorkeling and fishing.
From the lanai, a second set of French doors opens into the large master bedroom: king-sized bed, luggage bench, two chests and a comfy chair, all mahogany and wicker. The unbelievably huge master bath offers a Jacuzzi spa tub, separate shower, double sinks and more custom granite. There is even room for another Hummingbird chair and mirrored dresser.
The guest bedroom---with its white furniture, en suite full bath, queen-sized bed---is painted a light, tranquil green, suggesting an environment in tune with nature and the beach. The flooring consists of coral-pink Mexican tile throughout.
The décor of our entire condo/home reflects our love affair with Belize. Paintings by Belizean artists and native-themed art dominate our walls, embellished with whimsical frogs and geckos. One of our favorite paintings depicts our namesake “Ixchel” and her husband “Iztamna”, who are, in many accounts, the “mother” and “father” of Maya culture.
Of course, you can find nature’s beauty and bounty everywhere on “La Isla Bonita”. The turquoise waters, white sands and lush flora are available to all. So, why should you choose to stay with us?
Initially, we bought “Casa Ixchel” to share with family and friends. We decorated it and appointed it with that in mind. Then, we decided to make it available to others. Therefore, we are honored to share the blessings of our house with you: Ixchel and Iztamna…Bruce and Brenda…welcome you.
(Location, location, location: “Casa Ixchel”, one of Tranquility Beach Club’s nine units, is located 1.4 miles south of lively San Pedro, so privacy and relaxation reign. Easily accessible by taxi, boat, or golf cart, these condos have onsite 24-hour maintenance and security (thank you, Mr. Armando!), a small restaurant across the road (Lone Star Grill and Cantina) and, farther down, a little market (Marin’s Mini) for necessities.)

Property Type

  • 3 story
  • Condo
  • On floor 2

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Children Welcome
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

            Large Master Bedroom...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

            ...moreless

          • Convertible bed(s): 1 sleep sofa /futon

            Fold-out queen size sleep sofa in living room...moreless

          • King size beds (1) Master bedroom, Queen size Beds (1) Guest bedroom, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Fold-out queen sleeper sofa in living room...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

            ...moreless

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower, jetted tub

            Over size area with extra large double sink...moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen:

            All electric kitchen; new granite countertops and bar with 4 bar stools; 'countertop' stove and oven, programmable coffee pot, hand mixer, 2 blenders, 6-piece toaster, two sets of 8-place dinnerware; 2 sets of 8-place setting stainless steel flatware; 12-piece butcher block knife set; cutting boards; 2 sets of glasses & pitchers; wine rack and wine glasses...moreless

          • Cooking Utensils:

            cookware inc. skillets, sauce pans, stew pots and casserole dishes---with appropriate utensils; serving and mixing bowls...moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            Large American-style refrigerator; keeps stuff really cold!...moreless

          • Microwave:

            large, brand-new, built-in microwave...moreless

          • Dishwasher:

            large, American-style, easy-to-use...moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            8...moreless

          • Stove
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Seating for 8 people

          Amenities

          • Linens Provided:

            Bath and bed linens provided once a week; pool and beach towels supplied...moreless

          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

            Boat slips and tie-down cleats on 300-ft. pier...moreless

          • Towels Provided
          • Iron & Board
          • Hair Dryer

          Other Amenities

              • Onsite Safe for valuables; 24-hour onsite security and maintenance; Landscaping and groundskeeper; Enhanced privacy: only 9 condo units; Restaurant across street; Transportation to and from San Pedro airport provided; Complimentary maid service once a week--additional maid and laundry service available upon request for additional nominal fee; Beach and pool towels; Pool floaties; Ceiling fans in every room; Growing collection of books, DVDs and board games; Blow dryer; Ironing board and iron; Digital radio/alarm clocks; Screened door and windows for sea breeze; Closets in both bedrooms; Beautiful art! Casa Ixchel is only a short distance from the Marco Gonzales archaeological site. Guided tours are available from park volunteers and staff....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Satellite / Cable:

                Cable TV; DVD, MP3, CD, IPod players...moreless

              • Television:

                New flat screen TV in Living room...moreless

              • CD Player
              • DVD Player

              Communications

              • Telephone:

                Land-line with free incoming calls; outgoing minutes available for purchase...moreless

              • Wireless Internet:

                RJ45 Ethernet port on DSL router/modem; *free password-protected WIFI...moreless

              • Internet

              Pool & Spa

              • Communal Pool:

                Large, hexagonal fresh-water pool on the beach; tiled patio area with tables, chaise lounges and night lighting; fresh-water rinse shower and 'floaties'; cleaned daily...moreless

              • Jetted Tub:

                Jacuzzi spa tub in master bath; New granite top...moreless

              Outdoor Features

              • Lanai / Gazebo:

                roomy lanai with glass-topped wicker table and chairs and gas grill; perfect place to view the sun rising over the ocean; accessible from living area or master suite...moreless

              Location & View

              • Beach View
              • Beachfront

              Activities

              • Churches
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Snorkeling
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Surf Fishing
              • Water Tubing
              • Kayaking
              • Parasailing
              • Pier Fishing
              • Hospital
              • Hiking
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Swimming
              • Sailing
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Water Skiing
              • Jet Skiing
              • Groceries
              • Fitness Center
              • ATM/Bank
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Restaurants
              • Ruins
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Gambling Casinos
              • Luaus
              • Paddle Boating
              • Eco Tourism
              • Walking
              • Sight Seeing
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Boating
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services
              • Paragliding
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
               

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              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              High Season
              Nov 1 - Apr 30, 2015
              4 night min stay
              $225
              My Standard Rate
              4 night min stay
              $200
              $1,400 $6,000
              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

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              • Tax Rate 9%

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              Last updated: 08/22/2014
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              Location

              Casa Ixchel is only a short distance from the Marco Gonzales archaeological site. Guided tours are available from park volunteers and staff. Contact person is Jan Brown.

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2011

              About the owner: We are Bruce and Brenda, soon-to-be-retired chemical operations engineer and teacher, respectively. It's the same old story: we came; we saw; we fell in love with the country and the people. Because we want to share our Belize blessings with family and friends, we purchased Casa Ixchel.

              Why the Owner Chose San Pedro:
              Belize is investor-friendly, and we discovered Mr. Kyle Thomas, Coldwell Banker real-estate guru, who found the perfect property for us. Also, Caye Management is an established and well-respected management company, and we trust Mary Hawthorne and her staff (Rosita, Earl, and Angela) to take good care of us and our guests.

              The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
              Like any work of art, Casa Ixchel 'spoke to us' when we first walked in the door. We already felt an affinity with the Maya culture, and we we saw the rough-carved native face on the wall of the lanai, we knew we were home.


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              Speaks: english

               

              Photos

              • VIEW FROM LANAI: DRINKING COFFEE AND WATCHING THE SUNRISE OVERLOOKING THE POOL

                VIEW FROM LANAI: DRINKING COFFEE AND WATCHING THE SUNRISE OVERLOOKING THE POOL

              • ENTRANCE TO TRANQUILITY BEACH CLUB CONDOS; CASA IXCHEL ON THE SECOND FLOOR

                ENTRANCE TO TRANQUILITY BEACH CLUB CONDOS; CASA IXCHEL ON THE SECOND FLOOR

              • KITCHEN AND DINING ROOM: BEAUTIFUL AND FUNCTIONAL

                KITCHEN AND DINING ROOM: BEAUTIFUL AND FUNCTIONAL

              • NELSON YOUNG TROPICAL FISH PAINTING DOMINATES GREATROOM WALL

                NELSON YOUNG TROPICAL FISH PAINTING DOMINATES GREATROOM WALL

              • COOK ON THE GRILL; RELAX ON THE LANAI; ENJOY THE OCEAN BREEZE.

                COOK ON THE GRILL; RELAX ON THE LANAI; ENJOY THE OCEAN BREEZE.

              • AL FRESCO DINING ON THE LANAI

                AL FRESCO DINING ON THE LANAI

              • ENJOY JACUZZI IN THE HUGE MASTER BATH

                ENJOY JACUZZI IN THE HUGE MASTER BATH

              • SECOND BEDROOM PICTURE OF 'IXCHEL' AND 'IZTAMNA'

                SECOND BEDROOM PICTURE OF 'IXCHEL' AND 'IZTAMNA'

              • SUN AND SWIM IN THE FRESH-WATER POOL DIRECTLY BELOW CASA IXCHEL

                SUN AND SWIM IN THE FRESH-WATER POOL DIRECTLY BELOW CASA IXCHEL

              • FROM THE LANAI: VIEW OF THE POOL AND BEACH

                FROM THE LANAI: VIEW OF THE POOL AND BEACH

              • SNORKEL OR CATCH RED SNAPPER FROM THE 300-ft PRIVATE PIER WITH PALAPA

                SNORKEL OR CATCH RED SNAPPER FROM THE 300-ft PRIVATE PIER WITH PALAPA

              • FROM PALAPA, LOOKING TOWARD 'HOME'

                FROM PALAPA, LOOKING TOWARD 'HOME'

              • SUN RISES ON PARADISE; TAKEN FROM OUR LANAI

                SUN RISES ON PARADISE; TAKEN FROM OUR LANAI

              • SCREEN DOOR WITH CARVED MAYA GODS OF SUN, MOON, LAND, WIND AND RAIN

                SCREEN DOOR WITH CARVED MAYA GODS OF SUN, MOON, LAND, WIND AND RAIN

              • ABSTRACT FISH WATCH YOU DINE

                ABSTRACT FISH WATCH YOU DINE

              • LUXURIOUS LIVING AREA LEADING TO LANAI

                LUXURIOUS LIVING AREA LEADING TO LANAI

              • APPLE BANANAS RIPEN ON THE LANAI GLASS-TOPPED TABLE

                APPLE BANANAS RIPEN ON THE LANAI GLASS-TOPPED TABLE

              • MASTER BEDROOM OPENS TO LANAI AWAKEN TO A VIEW OF MORNING SUN OVER BARRIER REEF

                MASTER BEDROOM OPENS TO LANAI AWAKEN TO A VIEW OF MORNING SUN OVER BARRIER REEF

              • WHERE'S THE WC? BEHIND THE WALL ON RIGHT. COMMODE HAS OWN ENCLOSURE, WITH FAN.

                WHERE'S THE WC? BEHIND THE WALL ON RIGHT. COMMODE HAS OWN ENCLOSURE, WITH FAN.

              • PRIVATE SAFE TO KEEP VALUABLES SECURE WHILE AWAY FROM CASA IXCHEL

                PRIVATE SAFE TO KEEP VALUABLES SECURE WHILE AWAY FROM CASA IXCHEL

              • PICNIC BY THE POOL AND PERUSE THE PIER AND PALAPA

                PICNIC BY THE POOL AND PERUSE THE PIER AND PALAPA

              • TRANQUILITY BEACH CLUB CONDOS: VIEW FROM THE BEACH

                TRANQUILITY BEACH CLUB CONDOS: VIEW FROM THE BEACH

              • ALMOST SUNRISE: THE PALAPA AT END OF THE PIER

                ALMOST SUNRISE: THE PALAPA AT END OF THE PIER

              • APPLE BANANAS RIGHT OUT THE BACK DOOR

                APPLE BANANAS RIGHT OUT THE BACK DOOR

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              2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
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