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Tranquility Beckons in This Rustically Luxurious Family Home Which Sleeps 10

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  • Minimum stay:2-6 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

San Juan Del Sur house description

IMPORTANT: Please note that VRBO automatically generates a rental estimate based on occupancy of only 2 people. Please refer to the rental rate chart at the bottom of this page for an accurate rental rate.

Back to the Fun Stuff: It is with great pleasure, we are proud to share our home which offers many one-of-a-kind features that will ensure you experience the natural wonder of Nicaragua both inside and out! We did our best to mesh nature with modern comforts. You will be greeted by our two caretakers who live on-site with their furry companion. Eddy will ensure the property is impeccably maintained, and Marina will keep the house spic and span. Our dog, Jack, will make you smile with his friendliness.

Our first floor is open concept and boasts a fully stocked, modern kitchen with full size appliances, every cooking gadget you can imagine and views of the Pacific ocean and brilliant sunsets. We have an herb garden which you are welcome to use for preparing meals. Seating for the entire gang is guaranteed with a formal table for 10 and bar seating for 8. Counters are both polished concrete and reclaimed barn wood which add to the natural charm of the house. From the sofas you can watch a large screen TV or enjoy the colorful indoor garden which sports a unique wall fountain with antique seahorse spout. I'll talk more about seahorses later :) A half bath which has inside or outside accessibility is adjacent to the living room where we have cable TV, a Magic Jack telephone for calls to the USA and Canada, an Ipod connection and surround sound speakers to listen your music, a DVD player and internet. There is always a nice breeze and super high ceilings to keep the downstairs cool.

The outside patio offers outside dining on top of hand made tiles. There are lounges to sip drinks by the pool or snooze in the hammocks. Palm trees and vegetation surround you and our new flowering shrubs are filling in nicely on the slopes. You and a partner can a shower side by side al fresco in the sunken shower area. There are also multiple hose locations to rinse off surfboards which can be stored in the garage on surf racks. The house is minutes by car from smaller surf in the bay which is perfect for paddle boarding, or numerous surf breaks of varying difficulty can be reached by catching an inexpensive shuttle from town.

Paddle boards can be rented at the Century 21/Nica Life Realty directly across the street from the bay at a cost of $15 an hour; all of which is donated to children's charity. Surf boards can be rented in town or at several surf spots.

We especially love the location and our friends and family have unanimously commented about how quiet it is, which is a bonus because you are so close to the town of San Juan del Sur which offers many options for dining and drinking and dancing. Or, if you choose, there is a wood/charcoal burning grilling station, along with a sink for convenience. Also if you do choose to cook, there is an herb garden at your disposal. Occasionally fresh lobster, squid and fish can be purchased from the young guys who fish off of the rocks at the water's edge at the bottom of the hill. Or it can be purchased at the fishing docks by the bay.

Whether on the patio of our house or in town, you should make a point to view the sunset which somehow cannot be properly captured in photos. Intense colors ignite the sky as the sun slips below the horizon. Then a multitude of stars will provide more glory as there is very little ambient light at our house. They seem to actually twinkle and sometimes will fall...then make a wish! You won't have to move from the patio to see all of this every evening.

To arrive at the bedrooms, you pass a sweet sitting area midway that can serve as a quiet reading space on a sofa that folds down into a bed. There also is a hand inlaid, wooden compass rose with true coordinates.

Our second floor offers three bedrooms with air conditioners, hot water on demand in private baths and balconies. In addition to the beds, we have recently acquired a Pack and Play crib for infants or toddlers.

The first bedroom is deemed the 'bunk room' because there are 3 sets which sleep 6. Views from the beds are that of green hills. This room has it's own double sink bathroom with shower and a private balcony with ocean and hillside views. The two additional bedrooms have queen size beds and full wardrobes and desks, in addition to private bathrooms. They both open out to the second story patio with hand made tiles, ceiling fans, outdoor speakers, and a concrete wet bar for additional entertaining. Decorative ironwork is seen throughout the house.

The Sea House is approximately a 5 minute drive to town or about 15 minutes on foot. Please note that fancy clothing or shoes are not necessary in Nicaragua, especially if you want to walk to town :) A 4 x 4 vehicle is highly recommended.

To view pics galore of our house, please go to the Facebook Page: 'The Sea House; San Juan Del Sur; Nicaragua'. There you will see the monkeys that have moved back into the neighborhood and some of the fun things that we have done on our recent visits. Or you can visit our FLIPKEY listing #764435 to see even more pics.

NOTE: Please see the pricing chart below as it is adjusted based on occupancy.
Group of 2: $200/nite.
Group of 3: $225/nite.
Group of 4: $250/nite
Group of 5: $275/nite
Group of 6: $300/nite
Group of 7: $325/nite
Group of 8: $350/nite
Group of 9: $375/nite
Group of 10: $400/nite

Semana Santa Rates: Up to 6=$500/nite; each additional person = $10 each person/each nite. Occupancy numbers strictly enforced.

If you wish to have breakfast prepared, served and dishes washed, please inquire.

Finally, if you'd like a totally different experience of skiing the breathtaking Colorado Rockies, please checkout our VRBO listing 450895, which will describe the gorgeous Grand Lodge on Peak 7. It's a ski in/ski out, 5 star accommodation that will make cold weather seem heavenly :)

Property Type

  • House
  • 4000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

      • Catering Available
      • Breakfast - Booking Possible
      • Lunch - Booking Possible
      • Dinner - Booking Possible

      Onsite Services

      • Housekeeper Included
      • Staff

      Suitability

      • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

        adults must accompany anyone under 21. ...moreless

      • Children Welcome
      • Pets Not Allowed
      • Smoking Allowed:

        on patios only please....moreless

      • Wheelchair Inaccessible

      Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11, Beds for 10-11

      • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

        Guest bedroom has air conditioning and full wardrobe....moreless

      • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

        Master Bedroom has air conditioning and full wardrobe....moreless

      • Bedroom 3: 3 bunk bed

        Bunk room has air conditioning. ...moreless

      Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

      Other Amenities

          • We can recommend a reliable, friendly, transportation service for all of your transportation needs whether its roundtrip to and from the airport or a trip to the Pali Market or to a surf location. Our good friends at Gaby Transportation (transporte.gaby@hotmail.com)(www.transportegaby.com) have proven to go above and beyond in every way, including offering reasonable rates. ...moreless

          Entertainment

          • DVD Player
          • Satellite / Cable

          Theme

          • Adventure
          • Away From It All
          • Family
          • Romantic
          • Sports & Activities
          • Tourist Attractions

          Attractions

          • Churches
          • Restaurants

          Local Services & Businesses

          • ATM/Bank
          • Fitness Center
          • Groceries
          • Laundromat
          • Massage Therapist

          Leisure Activities

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

          Location Type

          • Mountain View
          • Ocean View
          • Rural

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Cycling
          • Deepsea Fishing
          • Golf
          • Mountain Climbing
          • Sailing
          • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
          • Snorkeling
          • Snorkeling/Diving
          • Sound/Bay Fishing
          • Surfing
          • Swimming

          Dining

          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 18 people

          General

          • Air Conditioning:

            in bedrooms only...moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            open air on the line :)...moreless

          • Garage
          • Hair Dryer
          • Telephone:

            Magic Jack available to make free calls to the USA (and possibly Canada). In addition, there are two cell phones available. Minutes can be purchased at MOVIESTAR, in town....moreless

          • Towels Provided
          • Wood Stove:

            wood or charcoal grilling outside....moreless

          Kitchen

          • Coffee Maker
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Kitchen:

            large, open concept...moreless

          Outside

          • Deck / Patio:

            on two levels for incredible views....moreless

          • Lawn / Garden
          • Outdoor Grill:

            wood/charcoal is now available. propane is under construction....moreless

          Pool / Spa

              House Cleaning

                  • Housekeeper Included
                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  2 guests=$200+$25 each >person
                  Apr 21 - Dec 19, 2014
                  2 night min stay
                  $200
                  Christmas Season
                  Dec 20 - Jan 3, 2015
                  4 night min stay
                  $500
                  Semena Santa $500/6 ppl+$10>pp
                  Mar 28 - Apr 5, 2015
                  6 night min stay
                  $500

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Taxes Not included

                  Notes:

                  A draft short term contract is available for review. I will fill in details.

                  I do not accept credit cards.

                  Please mail a personal check to me at:

                  Rose Downs

                  52 South Burtis Avenue

                  Hamilton Square, NJ 08690

                  Or please make a paypal transfer. Contact me for email address.

                  Group of 2: $180/nite. Group of 4: $230/nite. Group of 6: $280/nite. Group of 8: $330/nite. Group of 10: $380/nite.


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                  Location

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                  82 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Managua International

                  Car: Necessary

                  Nicaragua is the place to visit if you enjoy the best that Mother Nature has to offer. Where else can you watch giant turtles emerge from the ocean to lay their eggs at night; sled down a volcanic mountain; surf world class waves; share the road with a horse drawn cart; witness dozens of cattle meander from the forest onto the beach; go zip lining; go horseback riding on the beach; stay up and party all night or totally drop off the grid. If that sounds intriguing, then you'll love this country as it has advanced dramatically and continues to lure visitors especially due to the genuinely friendly nature of the people. Our beloved SEA House, will accommodate your group comfortably as it is surrounded by the beauty of all things natural. Our neighborhood has recently been blessed to have hump back whales in the bay below and howler monkeys announce the day break!

                   

                  Manager info

                  Year Purchased: 2012

                  About: We are a family of four travelers. Our two boys (now in their late teens) have accompanied us across oceans, on cruises, up and down the Rocky Mountains, and now have settled in to enjoy a Pacific Coast paradise in none other than Paradise Bay, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua. We fell in love with Latin America when we visited Costa Rica. The sunsets were like none we'd ever seen!! But, at the end of the day, we all agreed the country felt too commercialized. After visiting Nicaragua, we knew we'd need to build a home because it had that Wild West feel but still was incredibly safe and civilized. The Paradise Bay Development in San Juan del Sur had everything we wished for....peace and quiet, phenomenal views, very close access to town and markets and incredible surf spots but, best of all, people so friendly they feel like family. Our long term goal is to escape some of the harsh New Jersey winter months at our paradise home. Right now, we are content to enjoy several weeks a year and offer the house to other families to enjoy while we are not there. NOTE: IF YOU WOULD ENJOY A 5-STAR SKI IN-SKI OUT VACATION, PLEASE VISIT OUR VRBO LISTING #450895.

                  Why San Juan Del Sur:
                  Once you visit this house, you will know exactly why we find it so addicting. Our furniture is all hand crafted and we worked very closely with our builder to design every element to ensure it reflected our personalities. That being informal and comfortable but unique and interesting. After countless changes , we have a home that is nothing less than wonderful !! Thanks to our builder, we believe we have successfully achieved a home that delivers the WOW Factor! Also, as you will see, we have a seahorse theme running throughout the house. Someday we will count them all, until then, we invite our guests to count them for us. More will be added each year, so you'll have to return to re-count :) In addition to a super comfy home, we have a large, landscaped parking area adjacent to the house which can accommodate many vehicles.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  The Sea House is unique because it was created with the ultimate goal of having a comfortable house not only to entertain friends but to watch generations of our family grow. As proud parents, we look forward to someday having grandchildren splash in the pool or explore the yard for frogs and geckos; to watch the flocks of parrots fly by; to ride horses on the beach; catch giant fish and surf giant waves. Until then, we invite you to make your own memories with your family and friends at our lovely home away from home.


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                  Speaks: english

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                  Photos

                  • stars, stars and more stars ....

                    stars, stars and more stars ....

                  • day dreaming....

                    day dreaming....

                  • looking down from the second story patio.

                    looking down from the second story patio.

                  • plenty of sofas to nap, watch tv, listen to the surround sound stereo or the fountain.

                    plenty of sofas to nap, watch tv, listen to the surround sound stereo or the fountain.

                  • Custom, local wood dining table seats 10.

                    Custom, local wood dining table seats 10.

                  • Landing between floors. Inlaid wood compass rose. Sofa pulls out to a bed.

                    Landing between floors. Inlaid wood compass rose. Sofa pulls out to a bed.

                  • Super spacious master bedroom with door to 2nd story patio.  Queen bed with air conditioning.  Full wardrobe is in the bathroom.

                    Super spacious master bedroom with door to 2nd story patio. Queen bed with air conditioning. Full wardrobe is in the bathroom.

                  • Guest bedroom with door to second story patio, air conditioning and full wardrobe (not in picture) and private bath with hot water.

                    Guest bedroom with door to second story patio, air conditioning and full wardrobe (not in picture) and private bath with hot water.

                  • Bunk room sleeps 6. AC/private balcony with ocean and mountain views.

                    Bunk room sleeps 6. AC/private balcony with ocean and mountain views.

                  • This mural on our house makes it official!!

                    This mural on our house makes it official!!

                  • view from the 1st floor patio.

                    view from the 1st floor patio.

                  • twilight ...

                    twilight ...

                  • Polished concrete surface bar with sink. Perfect for mixing drinks at sunset.

                    Polished concrete surface bar with sink. Perfect for mixing drinks at sunset.

                  • fun for the whole family !

                    fun for the whole family !

                  • Wall fountain and colorful plants bring nature inside the house.

                    Wall fountain and colorful plants bring nature inside the house.

                  • First floor has open floor plan and plenty of seating.  Kitchen has full size appliances and is fully stocked with everything  a cook would need to serve a feast!

                    First floor has open floor plan and plenty of seating. Kitchen has full size appliances and is fully stocked with everything a cook would need to serve a feast!

                  • Wake up facing green hills & sip coffee watching the ocean from 2nd story patio.

                    Wake up facing green hills & sip coffee watching the ocean from 2nd story patio.

                  • Master bath with full wardrobe not visible, hot water, polished stone counter.

                    Master bath with full wardrobe not visible, hot water, polished stone counter.

                  • Guest bathroom with hot water shower, hand made tile, polished concrete counter.

                    Guest bathroom with hot water shower, hand made tile, polished concrete counter.

                  • Very spacious grilling area with another wet bar. Herbs and fruit trees adjacent

                    Very spacious grilling area with another wet bar. Herbs and fruit trees adjacent

                  • our resident lovebug, Jack.

                    our resident lovebug, Jack.

                  • VERY spacious parking area adjacent to the house.

                    VERY spacious parking area adjacent to the house.

                  VRBO #450896

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                  This listing was first published here in 2013.

                  Date last modified - Thursday, November 20, 2014

                  $200 - $500 per night (USD)
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                  3 Bedroom / 3.5 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 11

                  View calendar: Updated 11/20/14
                  Minimum stay: 2-6 nights
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