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Villa Petra: an Elegant Waterfront Home on Laguna De Apoyo

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Villa Petra Deck and view of Laguna de Apoyo

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Last updated: 07/21/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Laguna de Apoyo house description

Villa Petra

is located on a beautiful lakeside property. The home has amazing views and plenty of space for the family to enjoy a vacation or long term stay.

Villa Petra is a two bedroom, two bath luxurious home with breathtaking views and elegant furnishings and amenities.


Villa Petra is located on the northern shore of Laguna de Apoyo one of the most carefully protected preserves in Nicaragua. No gas or diesel powered motorboats are allowed in the temperate, mineral-rich waters of the lake.

You wake up in the morning watching the egrets and ducks, an occasional swimmer, kayaks or a sailboat passing as you have your coffee on the veranda. The lake environment and Villa provide a beautiful, peaceful place for writing, resting and enjoying a quiet respite.

The Villa environment is beautiful and quiet with an undeveloped forest on one side so that you can watch the birds in maximum peace and quiet.

The home is fully furnished includes: bedding, towels, refrigerator, stove, coffee maker and blender. The big kitchen has all dishes, pots and pans, glassware and utensils if you want to do your own cooking. Simple Nicaraguan cuisine meals can be provided with advance notice. AC and WIFI are included.

All this, is just 25 easy driving minutes from Granada, or slightly more to Managua in the opposite direction.

Property Type

  • House
  • 1600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Included

              Suitability

              • Smoking Allowed:

                Outdoor smoking allowed...moreless

              • Children Welcome
              • Pets Considered
              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Events Allowed

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

              • Guest Bedroom: 1 queen

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              • Master Bedroom : 1 queen

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              • All bedrooms are equipped with pillows and sheets. There are also 2 hammocks on the property. ...moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              • Master Bath: toilet, shower

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              • Guest Bathroom: toilet, shower

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              • All bathrooms are equipped with towels.

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Dining:

                There are beautiful dining area on the veranda and a BBQ area with a separate dining table...moreless

              • Coffee Maker:

                There are three coffee makers on the property...moreless

              • Dining Area Seats:

                8...moreless

              • Kitchen
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Oven
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Pantry Items
              • Toaster
              • Seating for 8 people

              Amenities

              • Living Room:

                The home has a full living room area adjacent to the dining and kitchen areas. This 'great room' allow for easy entertaining. ...moreless

              • Washing Machine:

                There is a washing machine on the property. There is an additional charge of $8.00 per laundry load for personal laundry. ...moreless

              • Fitness Room / Equipment:

                Boxing equipment is available on site. ...moreless

              • Air Conditioning:

                All bedrooms have air conditioning...moreless

              • Linens Provided
              • Towels Provided
              • Parking

              Other Amenities

                  • Villa Petra is located near many excellent restaurants on the lake, including Posado La Abuela, El Paradiso and Apoyo Resort. Personal services i.e. child care or cooking can be provided at a cost of $5.00/ hour. This can be arranged directly with the care taker, with payment going directly to them. ...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Television:

                    TV connects to DVR and your computer. ...moreless

                  • DVD Player
                  • Video Library
                  • Books

                  Communications

                  • Telephone:

                    Cell phone signals for claro and movistar...moreless

                  Pool & Spa

                      • Communal Pool:

                        You don't need a pool because the Laguna is at your front door!...moreless

                      Outdoor Features

                      • Lawn / Garden:

                        Extensive garden area adjacent to a forested area for hiking, bird watching and at times, monkey watching...moreless

                      • Kayak / Canoe:

                        Three kayaks and a paddle board are available on site. ...moreless

                      • Balcony:

                        The home has a balcony overlooking the lake ...moreless

                      • Deck / Patio:

                        The home has its own deck/patio...moreless

                      • Golf:

                        Available outside of Granada...moreless

                      • Water Sports Gear:

                        Inner tubes and tubes...moreless

                      • Outdoor Grill

                      Theme

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

                      Location & View

                      • Lake View:

                        View from the houses include the lake and Mombacho Volcanoe. ...moreless

                      • Lakefront:

                        Directly on Laguna de Apoyo...moreless

                      • Waterfront
                      • Water View
                      • Rural
                      • Mountain View
                      • Village

                      Activities

                      • Churches
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Wind-Surfing
                      • Snorkeling/Diving
                      • Swimming
                      • Sailing
                      • Kayaking
                      • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                      • Mountain Climbing
                      • Equestrian Events
                      • Hiking
                      • Medical Services
                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Antiquing
                      • Boating
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Walking
                      • Photography
                      • Paddle Boating
                      • Eco Tourism
                      • Restaurants
                      • Groceries
                      • Fishing
                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Holidays
                      Nov 1 - Feb 1, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $225
                      $800 $2,000
                      My Standard Rate
                      2 night min stay
                      $180
                      $680 $1,500
                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $150
                      • Tax Rate 15%

                      Notes:

                      The Villa Petra rate is for four adults. Additional children/persons would be charged at $25/night, $100/week. It should be noted that additional children would be using hammocks.

                      The Casa Lilly rate is for two adults. That location is not appropriate for more than two persons.


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                      Calendar

                      Last updated: 07/21/2014
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                      Location

                      Laguna de Apoyo is about 20 minutes from Masaya or Granada, but interesting and lively towns. Granada provides horse carriage rides, cathedral tours, colonial architecture and many great restaurants and bars. Masaya has a wonderful handicrafts market and is bustling with local business of every kind.

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2000

                      About the owner: Terrance Rogan and Richard and Joyce Stanley share ownership of Villa Petra. Terry has been in Nicaragua for over 10 years and has developed several beautiful pieces of property around Lagua de Apoyo. He is originally from Chicago, speaks Spanish fluently Richard and Joyce have lived and worked all over the world, primarily in East and Southern Africa, working for the United Nations and starting their own environmental conservation non profit, Legacy Foundation. Check out their website to learn about the advantages of biomass briquettes as a fuel wood replacement!

                      Why the Owner Chose Laguna de Apoyo:
                      Villa Petra is a stunning property, with amazing views of the lake, beautiful gardens and easy access to the cool mineral rich waters of the lake, morning, noon or night.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      WOW! What a beautiful place! that's what people say when they come to Villa Petra. With views of the Laguna and Mombacho is seems the perfect place to relax or swim or kayak or read or write. The views and energy of the place are truly inspiring.


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: spanish, english, Swahili

                       

                      Photos

                      • Villa Petra Deck and view of Laguna de Apoyo

                        Villa Petra Deck and view of Laguna de Apoyo

                      • Living Room, Dining Room, Kitchen for Villa Petra

                        Living Room, Dining Room, Kitchen for Villa Petra

                      • Kitchen

                        Kitchen

                      • Kayaks at Villa Petra

                        Kayaks at Villa Petra

                      • Kayak on the Laguna; Mambacho view in the background

                        Kayak on the Laguna; Mambacho view in the background

                      • Guest Bedroom

                        Guest Bedroom

                      • Living Room

                        Living Room

                      • Dining Area looking into Living room and hammock veranda

                        Dining Area looking into Living room and hammock veranda

                      • View from Master Bedroom

                        View from Master Bedroom

                      • Villa Petra Beach

                        Villa Petra Beach

                      • Two relaxing hammocks on the deck at Villa Petra

                        Two relaxing hammocks on the deck at Villa Petra

                      • View from the dining area in Villa Petra

                        View from the dining area in Villa Petra

                      • Master Bedroom

                        Master Bedroom

                      • Kayaks on the Laguna at Villa Petra beach

                        Kayaks on the Laguna at Villa Petra beach

                      • Entrance

                        Entrance

                      • Living Room/to Kitchen

                        Living Room/to Kitchen

                      • Abuela rockers

                        Abuela rockers

                      • View from Deck

                        View from Deck

                      • Walkway from the beach to Villa Petra

                        Walkway from the beach to Villa Petra

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                      Date last modified - Sunday, July 20, 2014

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                      2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 6

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                      Minimum stay: 2 nights
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