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Merricks Beach Villa, 50 Meters to Waters Edge Out Backdoor. Playa Ocotal.

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View off of the Lanai looking onto the beach.

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Last updated: 07/29/2014
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Playa Ocotal villa description

Beautiful home on the beach. This was the first house built in this community so it sets next to the 24 hour guard house and entry. Just out the door, across the private lawn with cool pool, lies the black sand beach. Depending on high or low tide, the waters edge is only steps away. Great snorkeling is just in your backyard. An early morning stroll on the intimate beach, coffee in hand, is a wonderful way to start ones day. This home is perfect for the seasoned traveler who is comfortable providing for themselves while traveling. And is an ideal location for a home base between excursions and exploring the country. It is also perfect for just getting away and relaxing in a quiet bay and beach community.

This rental property is a self sufficient open air home. All bedrooms have air-conditioning. The main living area and the Lanai have 3 ceiling fans each for pleasant air circulation. Also the bedrooms are equipped with ceiling fans. The kitchen is fully equipped with electric range, oven, microwave, refrigerator, coffee maker and toaster. Internet service, television, CD and DVD players are available as well as clothes washer and dryer. Maid service is provided on a limited basis but additional service can be requested for an additional charge.

Our private cool pool is located in the backyard, perfect for an afternoon cooling. Also, there are two community pools for your use. One is located across the street and the other one is a short walk away up the street. The house is located next door to the office as you enter the community. The office can answer any questions one may have while visiting here and also provides 24 hour security.

Father Roosters Cantina is just down the beach from the house for enjoying a beverage or dinner. A full service scuba shop is in the community. Other beach activities including kayaking, snorkeling, adventure fishing, sailboat cruises are available. Adventure activities such as zip-lining, hiking in jungles, horseback riding are available through the various outfitters and tour companies in the area. Several golf country clubs are in the area as well. Shopping, dining and entertainment can be found at the nearby communities of Hermosa and Coco Beach.

This rental property is a perfect location for the seasoned traveler to relax and live in while enjoying their travels to the area. Please feel free to view the video links I have provided below. I recorded these recently, April 2014, while I was enjoying the house and beach with friends.

Please visit, and LIKE our Facebook page, Merricks Costa Rica Beach House, for additional photos and reviews.

Property Type

      • Villa

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                Must be over 25 and responsible....moreless

              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Considered
              • Long-Term Renters Welcome

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

                small vanity sink...moreless

              • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

                small vanity sink...moreless

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Kitchen
              • Refrigerator
              • Microwave
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster
              • Seating for 6 people

              Amenities

              • Linens Provided
              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Living Room

              Entertainment

              • Television
              • DVD Player

              Communications

                  • Internet

                  Pool & Spa

                      • Private Pool:

                        Small cool pool in back yard that seats about 6 or 7 adults for cooling off in the afternoons....moreless

                      Outdoor Features

                      • Lanai / Gazebo
                      • Golf

                      Theme

                      • Away From It All
                      • Budget
                      • Family
                      • Romantic

                      Location & View

                          • Beachfront

                          Activities

                          • Beachcombing
                          • Bird Watching
                          • Photography
                          • Shelling
                          • Deepsea Fishing
                          • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                          • Snorkeling
                          • Golf
                          • Kayaking
                          • Hiking
                          • Fishing
                           

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          low season
                          Jun 22 - Oct 31, 2014
                          1 night min stay
                          $125
                          high season
                          Nov 1 - Apr 30, 2015
                          1 night min stay
                          $175

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Taxes Included

                          Notes:

                          A fifty percent deposit is due in order to secure your reservation dates. The remainder of total is due 30 days prior to your reservation date.

                          Payments accepted through E-checks, cashiers check or personal check.

                          Cancellation policy is full refund of deposit if cancelled before 30 days of reservation date. If cancelled 30 days or less prior to reserved date, no deposit refund.


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                          Calendar

                          Last updated: 07/29/2014
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                          23 Available
                          21 Unavailable
                          22 Today
                          23 Selected dates
                           

                          Location

                          30 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Liberia
                          8 Miles
                          Nearest Golf
                          Papagayo Country Club

                          Car: Recommended

                           

                          Manager info

                          Year Purchased: 1994

                          About: Jerry & Kathy are retired and live in Palmer Lake, Colorado. They bought the Costa Rica beach house to enjoy summers, since Kathy had them off when she was working as a fourth grade school teacher. Their travels to the home over the past 20 years has allowed them to make many personal changes to the house, as Jerry enjoys utilizing his brick mason skills. They have many friends that have retired in the Ocotal area, so their activities include dinning out, card games, sunset happy hour, and other fun social events. Jerry enjoys golf and can be found every morning on the beach hitting golf balls. Kathy takes her morning beach walk, which is about 1/3 mile from end to end.

                          Why Playa Ocotal:
                          My good friends, Kathy and Jerry Merrick, wanted to travel and live in Costa Rica so this home was purchased and built in 1994. It has been their vacation home on the beach for their family and friends to enjoy ever since. Now they would like to open their home to travelers to enjoy the beauty and benefits of Costa Rica. This home is one of 6 that were first built in this beach community and it resides right on the beach. It is only a matter of walking out the door, through the private yard and onto the black sand beach.

                          The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
                          Benefits are too numerous to mention them all. But a few are; The quiet and intimate beach. The bird viewing and wildlife that pass through the area. The Lanai, anytime of day. Hiking around the small island when the tide is low. Snorkeling is wonderful just behind the house. Coco Beach is a fun beach community to enjoy shopping and dining and the entertainment. It is a wonderful place to relax after a day of sight seeing or after a short travel to the jungle.


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                          Speaks: english

                           

                          Photos

                          • View off of the Lanai looking onto the beach.

                            View off of the Lanai looking onto the beach.

                          • Main living area

                            Main living area

                          • The Lanai, beautiful place to be!

                            The Lanai, beautiful place to be!

                          • downstairs guest bedroom

                            downstairs guest bedroom

                          • view out backdoor of downstairs bedroom to small yard, then to the beach.

                            view out backdoor of downstairs bedroom to small yard, then to the beach.

                          • Community pool across the street.

                            Community pool across the street.

                          • view from the pool that is across the street from home.

                            view from the pool that is across the street from home.

                          • Parakeets in trees just off the Lanai.

                            Parakeets in trees just off the Lanai.

                          • Enjoying the shoreline around the island when tide is low.

                            Enjoying the shoreline around the island when tide is low.

                          • Another view of the area from above on one of the hikes.

                            Another view of the area from above on one of the hikes.

                          • View of the beach and bay from the Lanai, upper deck on back of the home.

                            View of the beach and bay from the Lanai, upper deck on back of the home.

                          • Sunset view from pool that is across the street.

                            Sunset view from pool that is across the street.

                          • Front of home

                            Front of home

                          • dining area

                            dining area

                          • Master bedroom

                            Master bedroom

                          • Downstairs second guest bedroom.

                            Downstairs second guest bedroom.

                          • Looking up at Lanai from backyard to guests enjoying themselves.

                            Looking up at Lanai from backyard to guests enjoying themselves.

                          • Serenity pool just up the street a very short walk from home.

                            Serenity pool just up the street a very short walk from home.

                          • Howler monkeys behind the house. They frequent area often.

                            Howler monkeys behind the house. They frequent area often.

                          • Howler monkey looking relaxing above the beach.

                            Howler monkey looking relaxing above the beach.

                          • View of the bay from above.

                            View of the bay from above.

                          • Photo of Motmot, taken from the Lanai.

                            Photo of Motmot, taken from the Lanai.

                          • Dolphins along side the sailboat as we were sailing.

                            Dolphins along side the sailboat as we were sailing.

                          • Sunset view from the beach right behind the house.

                            Sunset view from the beach right behind the house.

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                          Date last modified - Monday, July 21, 2014

                          $125 - $175 per night (USD)
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                          3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 8

                          View calendar: Updated 07/29/14
                          Minimum stay: 1 nights
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