Patagonia River Front Home in Cool Chilean Town with Great Fishing.

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Last updated: 11/19/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Located in the Lago Ranco area of the Region of the Rivers. This is a custom home in a private and gated community on the Rio Calcurrupe in the small town of Llifen. If you are looking for something unique and off the tourist circuit, this is it.
Casa Calcurrupe features 3 large bedrooms and 3 full bathrooms. This home is completely furnished with local custom furniture and ready to go. The property is situated on about 3 acres and is very private. Direct river access on path below the home. A large deck looks out over the river and the main attraction is the cedar plank wood fired hot tub with room for 5 or 6.
Neighborhood features boat access to river and 1800' grass runway for general aviation aircraft. Drive in , float in or fly in!
Casa Calcurrupe features master bedroom with king bed, fireplace and full private bath. Second bedroom has two single beds with detached full bathroom. Third bedroom includes queen bed and private bathroom.
Living room and full bar feature floor to ceiling windows. Dining room with table for eight people.


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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms


  • CD Player
  • Stereo


  • Churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Mobile Phone:

    service available...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Wood Stove


  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator


  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub


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  • Pet Fee $100 + tax
  • Taxes Not included


$75 Cleaning Fee paid directly to caretaker on departure.

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Last updated: 11/19/2015
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100 Miles
Nearest Airport
Valdivia, Chile (ZAL)
3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
45 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Rio Bueno
180 Miles
Nearest Train
60 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Panamerican Highway
25 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
De Pellin Y Coique ( one of Chile's BEST )
180 Miles
Nearest Ski
3 Miles
Nearest Beach

Car: Recommended

Llifen is a small, clean, friendly and untouched town of 600 wonderful people and world class fishing.

The Lago Ranco - Llifen area is one of the finest areas in all Chile Patagonia. The Rio Calcurrupe is a world class trout and salmon fishing river. It is one of three 'catch and release' streams in Chile. Absolutely fantastic fly fishing and off the tourist circuit. No American owned lodges or guides here.

A few minutes down the road from Llifen is the town of Futrono, population about 15,000. One of Chile's finest restaurants, De Pellin Y Coique, is located just out of town with panoramic views of Lago Ranco and the Andes. Futrono is also a clean and friendly Chilean town. There are several gasoline stations, super markets, restaurants and cafes on the main street. Fresh fruit and vegetables abound and the store owners will give you personal service. This is truly what life in the USA must have been like in the 50's.

Must do activities include a drive around Lago Ranco? The towns of Puerto Nuevo and Lago Ranco make for great visits. The scenery is spectacular passing through blueberry and dairy farms.

Just outside of Llifen are several beautiful waterfalls and expansive lake beaches. The Termas de Llifen has hot water baths and massages. The Hosteria Chollinco has very good lunches, views from a great deck and Chile's best Pisco Sours.

A few miles up the Rio Calcurrupe Valley is Mavidahue Centro Campestre which offers a Spa Rural, horseback rides, fishing and eco-tourism. This is a fine operation. Another must do is a trip into the Andes to Termas de Chihuio. These hot springs sit high in the Andes on the Chile-Argentine border. A wonderful drive to one of Patagonia's best hot springs.

Llifen is about one hour drive from the Pan-American HWY, all on good paved roads. Valdivia is 1.5 hours away, Puerto Montt and Puerto Varas are 2.5 hours’ drive.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: After many years of extensive travel throughout Patagonia, Graeme & Tammy Shaw found the wonderful Chilean town of Llifen on Lago Ranco in December 2006. This was the real Chile they had been searching for. Graeme and Tammy purchased land on the Fundo Chollinco and built the custom Casa Calcurrupe. In September 2014 a Chilean Corporation, owned by two friends from Texas, purchased Casa Calcurrupe. Graeme manages the property for them.

Why the Owner Chose Lago Ranco:
This is one of the finest homes available in Southern Chile. It is located on the Rio Calcurrupe and offers world class fishing. Located in the small friendly town of Llifen and a short drive to Futrono in the Region of the Rivers. Futrono is located on Lago Ranco and one of Chile's finest restaurants is here. What is there to do? Hot Springs, horseback riding, fishing, ecotourism, waterfalls, beaches, mountain climbing, hiking, rafting and boating.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The three most important features of this property are: 1) Location in a real Chilean town that is unspoiled by tourism. 2) Well built custom home with a killer hot tub over looking the Rio Calcurrupe. 3) Quiet and peaceful river location that is easy to get to.

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Speaks: english, spanish



  • Front of Casa Calcurrupe

    Front of Casa Calcurrupe

  • Living room with walk out deck over Rio Calcurrupe

    Living room with walk out deck over Rio Calcurrupe

  • Living room, Dining room and full bar.

    Living room, Dining room and full bar.

  • Home office!

    Home office!

  • The Andes from property

    The Andes from property

  • Calcurrupe Valley looking towrds Argentina

    Calcurrupe Valley looking towrds Argentina

  • Front door

    Front door

  • Bar


  • Kitchen


  • on the river....

    on the river....

  • Rio Calcurrupe and Lago Ranco

    Rio Calcurrupe and Lago Ranco

  • Brown Trout

    Brown Trout

  • Back of home showing deck and cedar hot tub.

    Back of home showing deck and cedar hot tub.

  • Master Bedroom and Fireplace

    Master Bedroom and Fireplace

  • Deck over river and cedar hot tub.

    Deck over river and cedar hot tub.

  • View from deck of Rio Calcurrupe.

    View from deck of Rio Calcurrupe.

  • Rio Calcurrupe

    Rio Calcurrupe

  • Big Rainbow Trout

    Big Rainbow Trout

  • Living room, fireplace and deck

    Living room, fireplace and deck

  • Hallway


  • Calurrupe Rainbow

    Calurrupe Rainbow

  • Llifen, Chile

    Llifen, Chile

  • View from hot tub at sunset...

    View from hot tub at sunset...

  • Clear water, Big fish.

    Clear water, Big fish.

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This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Monday, November 23, 2015

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