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A cozy garden apartment at Quinta Kariví (sleeping up to four) is on the first level of a modern, two level ranch style dream house, designed and custom built by it’s owners Karl and Vivi. The more than one acre property with stunning panoramic mountain ocean views is located in a quiet countryside neighborhood, in the foothills of El Yunque National Forest, only a few miles above the city of Rio Grande. All major attractions of the north-east coast of the Island are within easy reach, like San Juan, Luquillo Beach, Golf Courses, El Yunque National Rain Forest, just to name a few. Share with us the excitements of living in a tropical and peaceful paradise, cooled by refreshing trade winds. Even though in the countryside, you will enjoy the amenities of a hotel in this clean and comfortable apartment: large air conditioned bedroom with LCD TV and queen size bed, bath room with shower, ceiling fans, fully equipped kitchen, dining - living area with full-size sofa bed and porch with bistro table, chairs and hanging chair, WiFi and outside gas grill. A 27 x 13 ft. pool (7 ft. / 3 ft. deep) with large sun deck, chaise lounges and picnic table are waiting for you. Next to the pool is an activity center, where you can listen to music, watch TV, dance, read or just relax and enjoy the view. Enjoy the property’s tropical plants and flowers, walking trails under shade trees and benches to rest on, hammocks or hanging chairs and a playground area, where you can play soccer, volleyball, croquet and other outdoor games. Welcome to Karivi’s tropical paradise!
Large Pool / Sun Deck with panoramic ocean mountain view and fresh tropical breezes. 6 Chaise Lounges are available for sunbathing and relaxation. Dining table for 6 persons also available on sun deck...moreless
Lawn / Garden:
Playground and tropical garden with shade trees and benches for your relaxation and enjoyment!...moreless
Christmas Season Dec 15 - Jan 15, 2015 4 night min stay
My Standard Rate 4 night min stay
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
Additional information about rental rates
Refundable Damage Deposit$200
Check in begins after 4 PM, check out until 11 AM.
25 % non refundable Down Payment required to hold your reservations with balance plus Damage Deposit due 30 days prior to arrival date. (Failure to make the balance payment 30 days prior to your arrival may result in the cancellation of your reservation and the forfeiture of your reservation down payment)
Payments can be made through Paypal, Money Order or by Check.
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A short 15 minutes walk takes you to the Rio Grande River, where you can enjoy waterfalls, swimming holes, a real experience!
On-site: playground with possibility to play: soccer, volleyball, badminton and croquet.
Year Purchased: 2004
About the owner: Karl and Vivi (Karivi) were living in a fabulous ocean front Condo in Isla Verde in Carolina, Puerto Rico, beside the Ritz Carlton Hotel, when an unexpected opportunity arrived, to buy this countryside property at the foothills of El Yunque National Forest. We bought this land at the end of 2004 because of it’s location: breathtaking panoramic ocean mountain view, refreshing breezes, surrounded by peaceful nature! Here we planned to retire, so we designed our dream house and had it custom built between 2005 and 2007. Now we are living here permanently and enjoy our retirement to the fullest.
Karl is a retired German Engineer and Entrepreneur, moving to this beautiful island of Puerto Rico in 1977 from Stockholm, Sweden were I lived since 1969. In 1969 I received a job opportunity to relocate from Munich to Stockholm. Even though I enjoyed the life in Sweden very much, I always longed for more sunshine and warmth, so the move to the tropical island of Puerto Rico became my final dream destination!
Vivi is a retired University Professor from the University of Puerto Rico, where she taught Humanities and also was Chief Editor of the complete works of Eugenio Maria de Hostos, a Puerto Rican Philosopher. In her retirement, Vivi loves to be creative and work with art and gardening.
The Unique Benefits at this Villa: The relaxed and peaceful atmosphere found on this property with the breathtaking panoramic mountain ocean view, the refreshing breezes, the pool with it's large sun deck and a stroll in the garden under shade trees represent our little part of tropical paradise!!!
Speaks: english, german, spanish, swedish
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