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A Beautiful, Accessible House with a 50' Lap Pool

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Last updated: 12/17/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Playa Hermosa villa description

The main house has three bedrooms and three and one half bathrooms. Upstairs there is a party room with a four-person bar and dining for eight. The attached studio apartment has a bedroom, a full bath, and a small kitchen area. Three of the four bedrooms have direct access to the pool and ocean views. There is one king bed and two queens. The garden room has two single beds that can be used as a king. This is particularly good for children, as it is the only room without a door to the pool and patio.

The patio, surrounding the lap pool, is over 1,000 square feet. It includes a wood-fired BBQ and seating for eight.

The pool has two lanes, each 50' long. The depth is about three feet on one lane and four on the other.

The main floor of the house, including all bedrooms, is wheelchair accessible. The driveway is paved with stone, with ample covered parking for two vehicles.

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Property Type

  • Villa
  • 3200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Events Allowed
              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Considered
              • Wheelchair Accessible

              Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

              Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 2 Half Bathrooms

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • DVD Player
              • Games
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Television
              • Video Library

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Sports & Activities

              Attractions

              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Restaurants

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Massage Therapist

              Leisure Activities

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

              Location Type

              • Beach View:

                Just over one quarter mile to the middle of Playa Hermosa (the beautiful beach.)...moreless

              • Ocean View:

                Our villa sits 100 feet above the middle of Hermosa Bay. The bay, the papaguyo gulf, and the pacific ocean are all part of the picture from three bedrooms....moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Jet Skiing
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Sailing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Surf Fishing
              • Swimming
              • Water Skiing
              • Wind-Surfing

              Dining

              • Dining
              • Dining Room
              • Seating for 8 people

              General

              • Air Conditioning
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Garage:

                Covered parking for two cars...moreless

              • Internet
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room
              • Parking
              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine

              Kitchen

              • Coffee Maker
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Kitchen
              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Pantry Items
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Deck / Patio
              • Golf

              Pool / Spa

                  • Private Pool

                  House Cleaning

                      • Housekeeper Optional
                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Christmas/New Years
                      Dec 20 - Jan 4, 2015
                      7 night min stay
                      $550
                      Semana Santa
                      Mar 28 - Apr 5, 2015
                      7 night min stay
                      $500
                      Off-Season
                      Aug 31 - Oct 31, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $220
                      My Standard Rate
                      4 night min stay
                      $275

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
                      • Taxes Not included

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                      Last updated: 12/17/2014
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                      Location

                      15 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      LIR (Liberia)
                      0.2 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Ginger
                      9 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Papaguyo Golf
                      0.2 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Ginger
                      0.3 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      Playa Hermosa

                      Car: Recommended

                      Have a sunset massage on the beach followed by a great meal in one of several world class restaurants within a mile of the villa.

                       

                      Manager info

                      Year Purchased: 2005

                      About: Don and Claudia met in Portland, OR in 1975. They bought a home in the Mt. Tabor neighborhood where they raised four children. Don taught mathematics for thirty years, most of it at a community college. Claudia worked in adoption, recruiting families for special-needs children. The children are now spread out in four cities, Portland, Seattle, San Francisco, and Richmond, VA. Don and Claudia have six wonderful grandchildren. They still live in the Mt. Tabor area.

                      Why Playa Hermosa:
                      We first came to Costa Rica for our 20th anniversary. We loved it. Subsequent trips convinced us that we wanted to spend much of our vacation and retirement time there. We bought this property only after spending two months as VRBO guests in Playa Hermosa. We loved the multicultural aspects of the town. If you speak English, Spanish, or French, it is easy to communicate with most people in town. We built the house in 2005, and have made improvements to the house and property every year since then.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
                      Although the villa is beautiful and comfortable on the inside, Costa Rica is a place in which one lives outside. With warmth and sun for 12 hours every day, few restaurants or hotel lobbies even have inside seating. With music through the outdoor speakers, the lap pool, the grill, and outside seating, there are few reasons to be inside until after dinner. Even then it is comfortable out side nearly all year.


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                      Speaks: english, spanish

                       

                      Photos

                      • The apartment is across the pool.

                        The apartment is across the pool.

                      • View from the patio.  This is Hermosa Bay - a 1/2 mile walk.

                        View from the patio. This is Hermosa Bay - a 1/2 mile walk.

                      • Cable Tica features stations in many languages. At least six are in English

                        Cable Tica features stations in many languages. At least six are in English

                      • Pool entrance from the master BR

                        Pool entrance from the master BR

                      • Master BR on left.  The dining room (2nd floor) is serviced by a dumb waiter

                        Master BR on left. The dining room (2nd floor) is serviced by a dumb waiter

                      • Comfortable outdoor furniture

                        Comfortable outdoor furniture

                      • The apartment BR.  The door leads to the car port.

                        The apartment BR. The door leads to the car port.

                      • Guard station at entrance.

                        Guard station at entrance.

                      • Twin or king beds.  Pool entrance on left.

                        Twin or king beds. Pool entrance on left.

                      • The pool has two lanes.  Left has depth about 4'.  Right is just over 3'

                        The pool has two lanes. Left has depth about 4'. Right is just over 3'

                      • Looking north from the apartment.

                        Looking north from the apartment.

                      • The living room.  Pool entrance on the right, kitchen straight ahead.

                        The living room. Pool entrance on the right, kitchen straight ahead.

                      • The master bedroom/bath

                        The master bedroom/bath

                      • From the north.

                        From the north.

                      • Guests enjoying the patio

                        Guests enjoying the patio

                      • Another happy hour on the patio

                        Another happy hour on the patio

                      • The kitchen.  On the right is a dumb waiter to the bar/dining room.

                        The kitchen. On the right is a dumb waiter to the bar/dining room.

                      • Living room.  The hallway leads to the three bedrooms - each with its own bano.

                        Living room. The hallway leads to the three bedrooms - each with its own bano.

                      • The apartment, looking into the kitchen/dining room.  Door to the left is bano,

                        The apartment, looking into the kitchen/dining room. Door to the left is bano,

                      • Dining room/ wet bar

                        Dining room/ wet bar

                      • A wedding on the patio.

                        A wedding on the patio.

                      • From the patio looking northwest on a rare cloudy day.

                        From the patio looking northwest on a rare cloudy day.

                      VRBO #586273

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                      This listing was first published here in 2014.

                      Date last modified - Saturday, December 27, 2014

                      $220 - $550 per night (USD)
                      2

                      4 Bedroom / 4.5+ Bathroom
                      Sleeps 8

                      View calendar: Updated 12/17/14
                      Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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                      Member since: 2014
                      Speaks: english, spanish
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                      • Response rate: 100%
                      • Calendar last updated: 12/17/2014
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