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Gorgeous Beachfront Estate, 'La Dolce Vita' (House + 3 Apts) Montañita

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Main House 'La Dolce Vita' Beach is directly in front of home

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Last updated: 12/06/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Montanita estate description

Welcome to paradise! *SMALL GROUP? We can customize your reservation! Please inquire for details...*

Perfect location with 12 miles of beach, flourishing vegetation and surrounding mountain views. Upscale neighborhood. Unobstructed view of beach and sunsets. Beachfront location with direct access to the beach and water. Ideal for weddings, reunions and special events. Swimming is very easy, with no rocks to worry about, all sand. Surfing lessons can be taken right in front of the house. 24/7 access to caretaker and to maid/cook. World-class surfing in Montañita less than 10 minutes south, featuring dancing, restaurants and bars in the evening. Taxis are on-call anytime, day and night.

What makes 'La Dolce Vita' different from other properties in the region? Firstly, we are on a very large and private lot of 2,000 square meters - and the land is covered by mature plants, fruit trees and flowers. Many other properties are on smaller lots and lack our privacy... There are no vendors or buses full of tourists all over our beach. The beach feels as if it's all to yourself, but you're only 10 minutes from town. Our privacy, large lot and safety make this ideal for children to run free and play. Also, La Dolce Vita's construction is a combination of stone, brick and natural wood throughout the home, featuring striking wooden ceiling beams creating a rich, rustic and unique charm. The perfect home away from home.

30 minutes north is a town called Puerto Lopez, where tours can be taken to go snorkeling, fishing or to see the whales breaching. Also at Isla de la Plata there are sites for world-class birdwatching where half-day to full-day tours are offered!

Exquisitely landscaped property with coconut palms, fruit trees, flowers and a stunning, custom-built 8 foot brick privacy wall. Featuring gate for car entrance; Parking available for up to 10 vehicles.

Main home features 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, upstairs loft, living area, gourmet kitchen and vaulted ceilings throughout. Master bedroom upstairs has ocean view and hot tub which looks directly out to ocean. Also features fully renovated master bathroom. Queen-size bed.

2 Bedrooms downstairs share a full bath. One bedroom has a queen-size bed, the other has one full-size bed. **Special requests for an extra bed can be accommodated.**

Living area downstairs features beautiful stone fireplace and dining area off kitchen with seating for six. Kitchen also has bar with 4 stools and features stainless steel appliances.

In upstairs loft there is a flat-screen TV with DVD player with large movie selection, and DIRECT TV included with many channels including CNN, Fox News and other English channels. We now offer WiFi on property, accessible from every area including the beach.

Grill and barbeque on porch for family gatherings and meals outdoors. Apartments on estate also offer built-in grill and seating areas.

NEW, HIGH-EFFICIENCY CEILING FANS THROUGHOUT THE HOME & IN EVERY BEDROOM

FURNITURE IS OWNER'S OWN, NO HOTEL/HOSTEL FURNITURE. FULL OF DETAILS AND PAINTINGS THROUGHOUT THE HOME.

During your stay you will have 24/7 access to our caretaker, Catalino and his wife, Maria. Catalino is there to help you with groceries, special requests, taxis, transportation, parties, beach canopy setup, and anything else to make your stay comfortable. For an extra fee Maria can assist with cooking and cleaning.

The apartments are not attached to the house; each has separate entrance. Apartments can be rented with or without the house.

Contact the owner for more details on his wonderful property. ALL INQUIRIES WELCOME and prices negotiable.

**No refunds or cancellations, however we will work with you to reschedule if dates are available**

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Property Type

      • Estate

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional
              • Massage
              • Private Chef
              • Staff

              Suitability

              • Events Allowed
              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                25 years+ please...moreless

              • Children Welcome:

                Crib and high-chair available...moreless

              • Pets Considered:

                please call for write for pet request. Small pets will be considered for an additional fee...moreless

              • Smoking Allowed:

                outdoors only...moreless

              Bedrooms: 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18, Beds for 16-18

              Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms

              Other Amenities

                  • Light cleaning services are provided every other day, including cleaning of bathrooms, kitchen, sweeping main areas, etc. 24/7 caretaker provided free-of-charge however gratuities are appreciated. For an additional fee cooking or additional services may be made available. Please inquire. Sleeps 6+ in main house and 10-12 more in additional apartments on estate. **Crib and high-chair are available** Less than 10 mins from Montanita, (40 cents bus, $3 USD taxi) for nightlife, bars, restaurants, shopping and conveniences. Canopy and chairs for beach provided. Fully furnished with owner's furniture. Pickup/dropoff service from Guayaquil airport can be arranged for $130 USD each way (for entire group), air-conditioned shuttle van fits 10-11 people. You will be held liable for any property missing or damaged...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player

                  Theme

                  • Adventure
                  • Away From It All
                  • Family
                  • Romantic
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Attractions

                  • Churches
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Restaurants

                  Local Services & Businesses

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

                  Leisure Activities

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

                  Location Type

                  • Beach View:

                    Unobstructed view and access, directly on beach. Walk out yard to beach....moreless

                  • Beachfront:

                    Unobstructed view and access, directly on beach...moreless

                  • Ocean View:

                    Unobstructed view and access, directly on beach. Walk out yard to beach....moreless

                  • Oceanfront:

                    Unobstructed view and access, directly on beach...moreless

                  • Village:

                    Montanita 10 minutes, Olon 5 minutes and La Entrada 10 minutes away...moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Fishing
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Paragliding
                  • Parasailing
                  • Sailing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Surfing
                  • Swimming

                  Dining

                  • Child's Highchair
                  • Dining
                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 10 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning:

                    In most bedrooms, with high-efficiency ceiling fans throughout....moreless

                  • Covered Parking:

                    2 vehicles covered...moreless

                  • Internet
                  • Linens Provided:

                    All linens provided...moreless

                  • Mobile Phone:

                    cell phone provided for free, simply recharge for minutes used. Recharge cards easily purchased in stores everywhere....moreless

                  • Parking:

                    additional parking for 10 vehicles available...moreless

                  • Towels Provided:

                    Beach and shower towels provided free of charge...moreless

                  • Wireless Internet:

                    Reaches entire estate...moreless

                  • Wood Fireplace

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    Full set available...moreless

                  • Kitchen:

                    Stainless Steel Appliances in Main Home...moreless

                  • Microwave
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Balcony
                  • Deck / Patio:

                    seating areas, beautiful porch with balcony with hammocks...moreless

                  Payment Type

                  • Discover
                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa

                  Pool / Spa

                  • Jetted Tub:

                    Yes, in main house master bedroom...moreless

                  House Cleaning

                      • Housekeeper Optional
                       

                      Reviews

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Holidays & High-Season 2015
                      Dec 1 - Jun 30, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $395
                      $2,350 $6,400
                      Whale Watching Season
                      Jul 1 - Nov 30, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $305
                      $1,700 $4,600
                      My Standard Rate
                      2 night min stay
                      $295
                      $1,650 $4,500
                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Pet Fee $100 + tax
                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
                      • Cleaning Fee $150
                      • Taxes Not included

                      Notes:

                      *SMALL GROUP? We can customize your reservation!

                      *Catalino's assistance is free-of-charge, however gratuities appreciated.

                      *A driver can be arranged to pick you up from the Guayaquil airport. Up to 11 people in newer, nice van with A/C. $130 USD flat fee each way, which covers the entire group

                      ***No refunds for cancellations. However, we will reschedule you if dates are available***


                      Cancellation policy:

                      Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.


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                      Calendar

                      Last updated: 12/06/2014
                      Check availability
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                      21 Unavailable
                      22 Today
                      23 Selected dates
                       

                      Location

                      Car: Not Necessary

                      10 mins from Montanita (40 cent bus ride/$3 by taxi)

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2003

                      About the owner: Hello! We are brother and sister currently residing in Columbus, Ohio, USA. We have had strong ties to Ecuador since we were little and much of our family lives there. Our mother has managed the property since her retirement and lives in Ecuador full-time. We're very flexible and hands-off, and will do anything we can to accommodate your requests. Please give us a call if you have any questions or concerns before making your reservation.

                      Why the Owner Chose Montanita:
                      The beach frontage and quality of the beach at the property was unmatched. Most of the other homes have rocky beaches or shorelines. Also loved the rustic and warm feel of the home, it feels like a real residence and not like a hostel or motel. We have invested many tens of thousands of dollars in upgrades to the property and our goal is to make this a world-class vacation destination.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Estate:
                      Best value in the region. Perfect, unobstructed ocean view and access. Accommodation for large parties while keeping intimacy and privacy. Not a large, cold hostel environment. Full of details and intimacy. Stone fireplace in living room. Paintings, furnishings, mirrors, rugs, etcetera are placed throughout the home and apartments as well.


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english, spanish

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                      Photos

                      • Main House 'La Dolce Vita' Beach is directly in front of home

                        Main House 'La Dolce Vita' Beach is directly in front of home

                      • View of our beach. Perfect for bicycling, jogging, yoga, collecting sea shells

                        View of our beach. Perfect for bicycling, jogging, yoga, collecting sea shells

                      • Sunset directly in front of estate... Enjoy beautiful moments with loved ones

                        Sunset directly in front of estate... Enjoy beautiful moments with loved ones

                      • Scenic view from roadway, the estate is located near the middle of the coastline

                        Scenic view from roadway, the estate is located near the middle of the coastline

                      • Living/dining area in the evening time

                        Living/dining area in the evening time

                      • Kitchen and breakfast bar, granite countertops (main house)

                        Kitchen and breakfast bar, granite countertops (main house)

                      • Recently updated bath featuring beautiful natural wood counter and pedestal

                        Recently updated bath featuring beautiful natural wood counter and pedestal

                      • One of the guest bedrooms

                        One of the guest bedrooms

                      • Master bedroom, direct view of ocean and hammock to relax and enjoy the view

                        Master bedroom, direct view of ocean and hammock to relax and enjoy the view

                      • 2nd shot of Loft, notice the lovely window and the abundance of natural light!

                        2nd shot of Loft, notice the lovely window and the abundance of natural light!

                      • Enjoy whale watching tours

                        Enjoy whale watching tours

                      • Montanita at nighttime

                        Montanita at nighttime

                      • View of La Dolce Vita property from above  -May 2014

                        View of La Dolce Vita property from above -May 2014

                      • Beautiful sunset at La Dolce Vita

                        Beautiful sunset at La Dolce Vita

                      • Gate with direct beach access

                        Gate with direct beach access

                      • Living/dining room and upstairs loft featuring vaulted ceilings

                        Living/dining room and upstairs loft featuring vaulted ceilings

                      • Living room opens to porch with family style seating and hammocks

                        Living room opens to porch with family style seating and hammocks

                      • Guests showing off their big catch

                        Guests showing off their big catch

                      • Remodeled master bath

                        Remodeled master bath

                      • Master bedroom, partial view, jacuzzi, Relax and enjoy an ocean view from tub

                        Master bedroom, partial view, jacuzzi, Relax and enjoy an ocean view from tub

                      • Master bedroom, queen-size mattress. With A/C Unit and cieling fan

                        Master bedroom, queen-size mattress. With A/C Unit and cieling fan

                      • Beautiful wedding at La Dolce Vita, May 2014

                        Beautiful wedding at La Dolce Vita, May 2014

                      • Ready to hit the waves! -May 2014

                        Ready to hit the waves! -May 2014

                      VRBO #439144

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                      This listing was first published here in 2012.

                      Date last modified - Wednesday, December 17, 2014

                      $295 - $395 per night (USD)
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                      8 Bedroom / 5 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 18

                      View calendar: Updated 12/06/14
                      Minimum stay: 2 nights
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                      Member since: 2012
                      Speaks: english, spanish
                      • Response time: Within 24 hours
                      • Response rate: 100%
                      • Calendar last updated: 12/06/2014
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