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This spacious 3 bedroom 2 bathroom home is fully furnished and includes twin bunk beds and 3 queen size beds to accommodate up to 8 guests.With 3 acres of land, this comfortable home is a perfect place to enjoy your island get away. Large open indoor-outdoor spaces are great for entertaining, or just enjoying the peace of a relaxing breeze on the porch. Wifi, laundry, and utilities are included in the rental price. This home comes with a full time (Spanish speaking) caretaker who lives in a detached building on the property. Joey is responsible for maintaining the grounds and water supply and is also available to assist guests with their needs. The location of this property is ideal for those who want to experience the local culture, relax, and enjoy the convenience of accessible amenities. This home offers guests a private convenient location that is walking distance to town. Enjoy restaurants, attractions, shopping and trips to the mainland during your stay.This beautiful home is available for both long term and short term rentals with flexible owners who are happy to accommodate your vacation needs. (* Potential guests should be aware that Ometepe island is still quite rural, and sometimes has power and water challenges. We ask guests to be cognizant of these issues during their stay. Also, guests should be aware that there are two parrots near the house in a large cage under the water tower. They like to talk and sing.)
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
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Refundable Damage DepositC$300
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Ometepe is an amazing island formed by two volcanoes rising from Lake Nicaragua in the Republic of Nicaragua. Ometepe a majestic destination admired by both local and international tourists for its nature, hospitality, beautiful landscapes, twin volcanoes, rich archeological background, relaxing beaches, numerous natural reserves and forests that enjoy a high biodiversity.
Island attractions include:
• Chico Largo Hill
• Concepción Volcano
• Maderas Volcano
• San Ramón Waterfall
• Charco Verde
• Punta Jesús María
• Istián River
• Biking on Ometepe Island
Year Purchased: 2012
About the owner: Hello, our names are Chris and Chloe and we live in Vancouver BC with our two children. We first came to Ometepe Island in 2010 during a family vacation to Nicaragua. Having traveled extensively, Chris arranged the holiday to include time in Granada, San Juan Del Sur, Ometepe, and the Corn Islands. While all of our time in Nicaragua was beautiful, Ometepe Island instantly captured our hearts and imagination. The friendly people and stunning scenery never left our thoughts and after returning home to Canada, we dreamed of ways to return to that sense of paradise. Two years ago we began building that dream. Inspired by our stay on Ometepe, we wanted to build a home that would be suitable for other travellers to enjoy having experienced limited variety in accommodations at the time of our stay. We completed construction and were so excited to spend our first holiday in our new home this year. We are equally excited for the opportunity to share the amazing experience of the island with other travellers looking for a home base for their next adventure.
Why the Owner Chose Ometepe Island: During our search for property on the island, we looked at many wonderful places thanks to our friend and property manager, Sam Bauer. What we liked most about this property was the size and location. There are many beautiful place on the island, but travel is not so easy and we wanted to be close enough to experience access to town as well as plan day trips from the island to the mainland. This property also offered a blank canvas to build a family friendly home in a serene and beautiful setting.
The Unique Benefits at this House: This home’s location is fantastic and even on the hottest days, there is a breeze that travels throughout the property. Huge mango trees and palm trees made it easy to fall in love with the land. Now that the house is finished, it is amazing to sit on the porch and look out over the property and we are so delighted that the monkeys still come through almost every night! The open design of the house is wonderful, with the three bedrooms offering a closed space to escape to. Chloe was particularly involved in the design of this 'no bug zone' area of the house : ) We have been very fortunate to find our hard working grounds keeper Joey, who lives on site to manage the day to day property needs. Living on an elevated property in combination with city water levels that fluctuate, means that daily maintenance of the water supply is crucial, particularly in the dry season. Joey does an excellent job of making sure this happens. We have also been very fortunate to connect with Sam Bauer, Ometepe’s top selling real estate agent. Sam is a capable trustworthy longstanding resident of Ometepe, who also provides ongoing oversight for the development and rental of our property. With our connections to the island community, we feel very confident that our guest’s needs will be met.