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Oceanfront Condo Built at Water's Edge-Awesome Location

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Classic Mexican Villa Style Condo with views of Los Arcos and Bandaras Bay

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Last updated: 07/16/2014
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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

South Zone condo description

This 1800 sq ft, first floor condo is part of an intimate eight unit architectural gem built above the water's edge. The building, swimming pool, lush gardens and adjacent common areas are classic 'Villa' style maintained each day by a professional staff.

Inside this 1st floor unit you will be greeted with panoramic views of the shimmering water, Los Arcos and the coast of Banderas Bay. The solid wood french doors fold away to bring the outdoors in. From the balcony you will feel like you have landed in paradise, in your own private villa, and all you can hear is the surf below.

The well appointed and comfortable living room has a sofa sleeper, occasional chairs, custom furnishings, antiques and original art collected while traveling in Mexico by the owner/interior designer.

Guests will find a well equipped, modern kitchen with all the amenities to create gourmet or casual meals or have a personal chef prepare that special dinner. There are two eating areas - an eating bar off the kitchen and a marble topped table on the living room balcony.

Both bedrooms have king size beds and the Master has both a sitting and office area. All rooms have french doors opening onto their own balcony with pristine views of the bay and Los Arcos. Off the master bedroom there is a large trellis covered patio with hammocks and lounge chairs - perfect for that afternoon siesta or reading a book selected from the library shelves.

One of the magical things about this location is the feeling that you could be on the coast anywhere in the world. The beach in just to the north - and during the summer months full of sand. In the peak season, it requires a lot of rock hopping to access, but well worth the effort.

Property Type

  • 4 story
  • Condo
  • On floor 1
  • 1800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome:

            Not recommended for children under four because the balconies and railings don't meet the standards common in the United States....moreless

          • Smoking Allowed:

            On back patio please...moreless

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Twenty-five...moreless

          • Limited Accessibility
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen:

            Recently renovated - a UV light water purification and filter system to water throughout the condo...moreless

          • Cooking Utensils:

            Fully outfitted kitchen and table service for eight - coffee maker and toaster oven included...moreless

          • Catering Available:

            Private chef can be arranged ahead of time - cost not included...moreless

          • Dining:

            Dining table on Balcony - can seat 6...moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            6...moreless

          • Dishwasher
          • Stove
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Pantry Items
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Refrigerator
          • Microwave
          • Seating for 6 people

          Amenities

          • Linens Provided:

            Hair dryers, Iron, Ironing board, and beach towels...moreless

          • Parking:

            Inside locked gate...moreless

          • Air Conditioning
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Towels Provided
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board
          • Washing Machine

          Other Amenities

              • Maid service to clean and make beds provided at least every other day. Locked gates and camera security provided Maintenance manager/care taker on site everyday from 9:00 - 5:00 except Sunday...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Satellite / Cable:

                Canadian Satelitte with lots of channels and music -detailed instructions provided - plus an Ipod docking station...moreless

              • Television:

                New flat screen TV...moreless

              • DVD Player
              • Stereo
              • Books
              • CD Player

              Communications

              • Telephone:

                (2) Local calls are free and cell phone coverage is available on Verizon but can be quite expensive....moreless

              • Free Long Distance:

                Limited emergency long distance calls - calling cards are readily available...moreless

              Pool & Spa

                  • Communal Pool:

                    Eight units share this pool and deck - lounges and chairs are on deck...moreless

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Trellis covered out door room with lounge chairs, and hammocks...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Theme

                  • Away From It All
                  • Romantic

                  Location & View

                      • Oceanfront:

                        This small condo unit is built at the water's edge - a view of Los Arcos with the beach to the right of the condo building. Unit #1 is just a half story above the waves. ...moreless

                      Activities

                      • Botanical Garden
                      • Hiking
                      • Deepsea Fishing
                      • Sound/Bay Fishing
                      • Snorkeling
                      • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                      • Fishing
                      • Parasailing
                      • Hospital
                      • Groceries
                      • Fitness Center
                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Medical Services
                      • Massage Therapist
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Shopping
                      • Shelling
                      • Whale Watching
                      • Playground
                      • Recreation Center
                      • Restaurants
                      • Zoo
                      • Health/Beauty Spa
                      • Walking
                      • Jet Skiing
                      • Eco Tourism
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Antiquing
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Boating
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Beachcombing
                      • Swimming
                       

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                      November-April $2200 per week
                      May-June  $1800 per week  
                      June-October  $1500 per week 
                      One month rate during off season $3,000
                      

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                      Last updated: 07/16/2014
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                      Location

                      30 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      PV Airport
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      La Jolla Mismaloya
                      20 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Marina
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      La Jolla Mismaloya

                      Car: Recommended

                      LOCATION-LOCATION-LOCATION - This unique property is 15 mins from downtown Puerta Vallarta - making all of the wonderful shops and fabulous restaurants easily accessible - even by a bus that stops regularly infront of the condo. Information and recommendations will await you upon arrival (or can be sent ahead of time). There truly is no end to the fun experiences you can have in the various historic areas of PV -- the Romantic Zone - Old Town - the Malecon - all with amazing restaurants and night time entertainment. Art and jewlery Galleries and local artisan are always having special showings or festivals. That is one of the reasons it is so nice to leave that energitic vibe and come home to the peace a quiet of Mismalya - and Playa los Arcos.

                      Sight seeing, boat trips, jet skis, ziplines, whale watching, snorkeling and scuba diving and horse back riding can all be done or arranged with a short walk or bus ride to Mismaloya Beach.

                      For guests with a larger budget, Vallarta Adventures has an extensive list of adventures such as swimming with the dolphins or rock climbing and ziplining under a water fall and these arrangements can even be made ahead of time on line.

                      A beautiful drive south to the Botanical Gardens for lunch will astound you. And for some local color, a trip up to El Eden to swim in the river or an afternoon sitting on the beach in Mismaloya is a must,

                      We sometimes go north of town to the Marina - about a 30 min drive - and walk amoung the beautiful boats and lunch at Porta Bello. Fishing trips can be arranged there as well as a day of golf. Continuing North, there are several quaint and interesting towns to visit.

                      In the end, most of our friends and family say that their favorite thing to do is read by the pool (with the sound of the waves crashing beneath you) or in the hammock on the patio with views of Los Arcos one way and the jungle the other.

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 1992

                      About the owner: Bill and Donna live, worked and are now retired in San Diego California. Donna was a commercial and residential interior designer for 30 years. During her career she used her contacts in Mexico to build her custom designed furniture for many of her design projects. Bill was a respected member of the medical profession. They have two grown, married children and six grandchildren.

                      Why the Owner Chose South Zone:
                      On a trip to Puerto Vallarta in 1990, Bill and Donna discovered this building being constructed along the highway and fell in love with the location. They were the second owner to purchase and selected the prime 1st floor unit. A photo album at the condo chronicles the adventure this became. They were and still are drawn to the absolutely spectacular view, peaceful setting, powerful surf and magnificent sunsets.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
                      This unique condo was constructed entirely by hand by local craftsman and built well before the building boom in Vallarta. The windows, doors, and railings are all hardwood, the floors are clay tile or marble. With a designer's eye, Donna has furnished the condo with custom furniture from Guadalajara, original art and accessories from Puerta Vallarta and antiques from travels throughout Mexico. The condo has a warm and inviting feel - a reflection of the casual elegance and comfort that is Mexico - but with updated amenities in the bathrooms and kitchen. The views south will remind you of the coast of Carmel, the views of Los Arcos (the aquatic preserve) will give you whale and dolphin sightings in the winter, the beach to the north will offer amazing snorkeling.


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                      Speaks: english

                       

                      Photos

                      • Classic Mexican Villa Style Condo with views of Los Arcos and Bandaras Bay

                        Classic Mexican Villa Style Condo with views of Los Arcos and Bandaras Bay

                      • New sleeper sofa in living room

                        New sleeper sofa in living room

                      • Renovated kitchen with modern appliances and granite countertops - fully equiped

                        Renovated kitchen with modern appliances and granite countertops - fully equiped

                      • Master bedroom with king size bed and custom furniture - to the right is a desk

                        Master bedroom with king size bed and custom furniture - to the right is a desk

                      • Master vanity and tub/shower - W/C and clothes closets are to the right

                        Master vanity and tub/shower - W/C and clothes closets are to the right

                      • Guest bedroom with king size bed with closet dressers and balcony

                        Guest bedroom with king size bed with closet dressers and balcony

                      • Relaxing on the hammock in the back patio

                        Relaxing on the hammock in the back patio

                      • Entry - Unit one is one flight down- notice the unique custom details.

                        Entry - Unit one is one flight down- notice the unique custom details.

                      • The common barbeque and eating area just above the beach.

                        The common barbeque and eating area just above the beach.

                      • The beach can be a bit rocky in the winter due to the wave action.

                        The beach can be a bit rocky in the winter due to the wave action.

                      • Sunsets - all the time - IT'S THE PERFECT LOCATION !!

                        Sunsets - all the time - IT'S THE PERFECT LOCATION !!

                      • Ziplining with Vallarta Adventures

                        Ziplining with Vallarta Adventures

                      • Living room with custom finishes, furnishings - original art and antiques.

                        Living room with custom finishes, furnishings - original art and antiques.

                      • This will be your view for you entire stay

                        This will be your view for you entire stay

                      • Eating area off kitchen - bar height to capture the views.

                        Eating area off kitchen - bar height to capture the views.

                      • Sitting area and balcony of master bedroom

                        Sitting area and balcony of master bedroom

                      • View of from the shower - relective glass gives plenty of privacy.

                        View of from the shower - relective glass gives plenty of privacy.

                      • Guest bathroom with marble tiled walls and modern fixtures

                        Guest bathroom with marble tiled walls and modern fixtures

                      • Playa los Arcos Condos - eight private units - renting Unit #1 - 1800 sq ft

                        Playa los Arcos Condos - eight private units - renting Unit #1 - 1800 sq ft

                      • View of condos from pool - Unit #1 in on the first floor with the open doors

                        View of condos from pool - Unit #1 in on the first floor with the open doors

                      • Spectacular waves

                        Spectacular waves

                      • The beach in the summer time.

                        The beach in the summer time.

                      • Fishing - boat taken out of Mismalyo Beach just South of the condo

                        Fishing - boat taken out of Mismalyo Beach just South of the condo

                      • Waterfall in Yalapa

                        Waterfall in Yalapa

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                      2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
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