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Mi Casa Amarilla offers: ~ Bedrooms ~ 4 large bedrooms with ensuite baths. All full bathrooms offer tile, granite and large walk-in showers. All Bedrooms offer air conditioning, comfortable sheets and attractive bedding. There are 3 King bedrooms and 1 bedrooms with 2 twins, which can be positioned separately or pushed together to create a 4th King. One King bedroom is on the 1st floor and the other 3 bedrooms are on the 2nd floor. Ceramic tile floors throughout & 4 ceiling fans. ~ Baths ~ 4 full & 1 half bath. As mentioned, each bedroom has an adjoining full private bath plus there is a half bath on the main level. Abundance of towels are located in each bathroom for the bath and the beach. Ceramic tile floors throughout and granite counters in all bathrooms. ~ Kitchen ~ Fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher, gas range, 2 refrigerators, microwave, toaster oven, blender and any other cooking, serving or dining item you may need to create your meals or entertain in this home. Ceramic tile floors and granite counters. ~ Living & Dining ~ Immense semi-circle sofa to stretch out on and relax or watch television or listed to your iPad. Wireless Internet and cable TV are provided. There is a beautiful, circular glass top dining table offering seating for 8 adjoining the living area. Air conditioning in the Living and also in the Dining room. Ceramic tile floors and ceiling fan in the Living room area. ~ Laundry ~ No problem. A full size washer and dryer are located in the adjoining laundry room next to the kitchen. ~ Air Conditioning ~ Yes. Each bedroom, the living room and the dining area offer individual 'mini-split' a/c units, so that coolness can be individually controlled, room by room. ~ Outside space ~ Adjoining the Living/Dining area is a covered terrace with gas grill and seating for 8. There is also a large 2nd floor terrace between 2 between 2 of the second floor bedrooms and a private balcony off the third upstairs bedroom. ~ Pool, anyone? ~ A private plunge pool is situated by the back terrace & there is a huge private pool for those staying at this home within 50 yards of the house. At that pool, you will find clean bathrooms, a seating area under the grand palapa and wireless Internet available. Additionally, there is a private tennis court for use of members staying in our little neighborhood.
Located on 1st floor, Air Conditioning and private Bath...moreless
Bedroom 2: 1 king
Located on 2nd floor, Air Conditioning and private Bath...moreless
Bedroom 3: 1 king, 2 twin/ single
King or 2 twins 2nd floor, Air Conditioning & private Bath...moreless
Bedroom 4: 1 king
Located on 2nd floor, Air conditioning & private Bath...moreless
All bedrooms offer Ceiling Fans, Air Conditioning, Private/Adjoining Full Baths and luxury linens. All 2nd floor Bedrooms offer vaulted or dome ceiling heights and access to private 2nd floor terrace or private balcony. There is also a Graco Pack & Play available for use....moreless
4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
Bathroom 1: toilet
Main Level Powder Room located near the Great Room...moreless
Bathroom 2: toilet, shower
This Full Bath, offers tile, granite & walk-in shower...moreless
Bathroom 3: toilet, shower
This 'Dome Room' Full Bath offers extra long counters...moreless
Bathroom 4: toilet, shower
This Full Bath, offers tile, granite & walk-in shower...moreless
Bathroom 5: toilet, shower, jetted tub
Enormous ~ Granite, Tile and large walk-in shower & tub...moreless
All baths offer the same quality finishes and all have 1 or 2 windows in the bathroom....moreless
Home Provisioning Service! We are fortunate to be able to offer our guests a personalized home provisioning service. Prior to your arrival, you can advise the provisioning team as to what food, drink and household items you would like to have in the house upon your arrival. No need to miss any beach time with standing in grocery lines...have the house fully stocked and enjoy your vacation! Here is the web address to A Bit of Home in Mexico which offers provisioning services to our guests. http://abitofhomeinmexico.com...moreless
Yes ~ Books, books and more books area found in all Bedrooms and Living Area. All are in English....moreless
Yes ~ Cable TV with approx. 50 channels, some in English and some in Spanish. Wireless Cable Internet, too....moreless
Yes ~ We have a Sony wireless/Blu Tooth speaker and also a Sony docking station for your iPad, iTouch or iPhone + AM/FM Radio. This is located in the Living Area....moreless
Yes ~ New 46' Sony Flat Screen in the Living Area...moreless
Yes ~ We have begun a collection of DVD's for guests to enjoy while visiting...moreless
Away From It All
Sports & Activities
Duty Free Shops
Local Services & Businesses
A simple 3 minute walk from this home to the white sandy beach in Playa del Carmen...moreless
Located an easy 5 minute walk to the famous '5th Avenue' where over 200 bars, restaurants and plentiful shopping can be found...moreless
Golf Course View:
Located near the #3 hole on the famous Playacar Golf Course!...moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
Main level dining with beautiful circular glass table and chairs for 8. This area is also Air-Conditioned....moreless
Seating for 8 people
Yes ~ Air-Conditioning in all 4 bedrooms, Living Area and Dining Area. Ceiling Fans in all 4 bedrooms, Living Area and main Level Terrace...moreless
Yes ~ We have a full sized Dryer in the laundry room, adjoining the Kitchen...moreless
Yes ~ Wireless Internet through the house and also is available at the nearby palapa at our private community pool...moreless
Iron & Board
Yes ~ All Bedrooms and Baths have plenty sheets and towels...moreless
Yes ~ Large and comfortable Living area adjoins the Dining and Kitchen. Easy access from this room to the private plunge pool, too...moreless
Yes ~ Private parking spot right in front of the house...moreless
Yes ~ Plenty towels for the baths and the beach are in each bedroom...moreless
Yes ~ We have a newer, top load full sized Washer in the laundry room, adjoining the Kitchen...moreless
Of course...auto drip coffeemaker takes ground coffee ~ we love the Granit brand of Mexican coffee found in all local stores...moreless
Dishes & Utensils:
Plenty of dishes, utensils for more than 8...we love the hand blown glasses made in Mexico but also like the easy melamine plates for out on the terrace...moreless
Yep...we have one and one of the few in Mexico! Yep, we love it!...moreless
Well equipped kitchen with granite counters, custom cabinets and abundant storage. We enjoy the use of the oversized kitchen island, as well....moreless
Full Sized Stainless Steel counter microwave fits plates and larger trays...moreless
Easy to start with the click of a switch Gas Oven...moreless
There's always random spices, etc. there for use, as well as toilet paper for each bath and paper towel....moreless
New & large stainless refrigerator with plenty room for cold storage ~ We have a 2nd refrigerator in the adjoining laundry room to keep all our cold drinks handy for the beach!...moreless
Brand new deluxe, Stainless Steel, GE 6 Burner Gas Range. We especially love the center burners with flat top tortilla warmer!...moreless
Even better...we have a new Toaster/Oven/Convection on the counter top...great for toast, reheating and small broiling...moreless
Yes ~ On the 2nd floor there is an enormous open Balcony between Bedrooms #2 and #4 and also a small, private balcony off Bedroom #3 which overlooks the plunge pool...moreless
Yes ~ Just a 2 minute walk towards 5th Avenue, there are many bike rental shops if your group needs bikes....moreless
Deck / Patio:
Yes ~ Mi Casa Amarilla has a main level covered terrace adjoining the Dining Area/Great Room + some space around the private plunge pool...moreless
Yes ~ Mi Casa Amarilla is near the fairways for the famous par 72, Playacar Golf course, designed by Robert Von Hagge and stretching 7,144 yards. This is one of the few 'all inclusive' courses....moreless
Yes ~ We love cooking fresh fish & veggies on our Weber Charcoal grill...moreless
Yes ~ There is a private tennis court for use of Villas del Mayab community homes ~ bring your racquet!...moreless
Pool / Spa
Yes ~ Huge private community pool that we have never seen more than 3 or 4 others enjoying at the same time (seriously)....there is a large Palapa, wireless Internet and baths for use there, as well...moreless
Yes ~ Mi Casa Amarilla is one of only a few homes in Villas del Mayab with a private pool!...moreless
Summer Break Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2015 7 night min stay
Autumn Sep 1 - Nov 13, 2015 7 night min stay
Fall High Nov 14 - Dec 16, 2015 7 night min stay
Holiday Season Dec 17 - Jan 17, 2016 7 night min stay
High Jan 18 - Mar 24, 2016 7 night min stay
Easter Week Mar 25 - Apr 3, 2016 7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Departure Cleaning Fee$80
Refundable Damage Deposit$500
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Welcome to Playa del Carmen and and welcome to Mi Casa Amarilla! 'My Yellow House' is located in the famous gated Playacar Golf & Spa community & within a 2 minute walk to the white sandy beaches and within a 2 minute walk to the famous '5th Avenue', where an abundance of shopping and restaurants are located. Situated in the elite, little neighborhood within Playacar, called Villas del Mayab, this home is also next to the #3 fairway for the famous par 72, Playacar golf course, designed by Robert Von Hagge and stretching 7,144 yards. Surrounded by a diversity of lakes and exuberant vegetation, this course is considered to be the most challenging in this region. Another benefit to Mi Casa Amarilla is that our guests have use of The Reef Playacar Resort - 'Reef Club'. This offers you another choice for private beach, pools and common areas. Located just 3/4 mile beyond Mi Casa Amarilla, an easy stroll down the sidewalk, The Reef Club also offers all inclusive daily packages for drinks and food, if desired. There's really no need for a car at this casa, as everything you need is within a 5 minute walk! Whether is golfing, beaching or exploring Mayan ruins or cenotes, this region of Mexico offers something for everyone of all ages.
Year Purchased: 2011
About the owner: We are both born and raised 'Virginians' but have always had a love for travel to wonderful sunny locations! We currently live in Charlottesville, VA, also known as the famous home for the 3rd President of the United States, Thomas Jefferson.
Why the Owner Chose Villas del Mayab: After traveling to many areas throughout all of Mexico in the past 15 years, the beautiful white sandy beaches and crystal blue water of Playa del Carmen called our name. We love the location of 'Playa' as it offers 2 easy airports ~ Cancun International is 40 minutes North of Playa and Cozumel International is a 30 minute ferry ride to Playa. We researched locations all over the Mexican Riviera, before settling on Mi Casa Amarilla. We love this location in this gated Playacar community as we are a 5 minute walk to the beach and a 5 minute walk to all shopping and restaurants on 5th Avenue. There is really no need for a car when you are at Mi Casa Amarilla! Additionally, this home offers usage of the par 72 Playacar Golf Course and we are located at hole #3 ~ This home is spacious beautifully appointed and comfortable for a small or large group.
The Unique Benefits at this Villa: This home really gives you a lovely Mexican feel, with the red tile roofs, tile flooring and granite throughout. We have added all the comforts of our US home to this Mexican home and complemented with original Mexican artwork. We love relaxing with an ice cold drink in our private plunge pool in the evenings!