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Recoleta with History and Elegance (2,200 Sq Feet) 3 Bedroom 3.5 Bathrooms

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Main Bedroom with K/Size bed, loft Study above walk in robes & vanity at rear

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Last updated: 09/26/2016
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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Relive the history of Buenos Aires only 5 blocks from today’s Recoleta village. In 1894, when the country of Argentina was one of the wealthiest in the world with strong European ties, a Frenchman built this elegant residence on Calle Juncal. You can still feel the old world ambiance in the building’s beautiful church-like façade, tall ceilings, and architectural features, but you can also enjoy modern conveniences like a renovated 'American style' kitchen. This large three bedroom apartment (over 200 square meters or 2,200 square feet) has a large master suite with king size bed, walk-in closet and separate bath, shower and toilet areas. There is a second smaller loft bedroom (with 2 twin beds) with its own bathroom with shower.

Importantly in a noisy bustling city like Buenos Aires, all the bedrooms are at the rear of the apartment facing into a common area courtyard, not the street.

A fully equipped office/study with television, DVD player, broadband internet access and wi-fi connection is tucked into a loft with skylight off the master bedroom. (There is also a very small bedroom (with bed slightly smaller than a twin) and bath in what was formerly the maid’s quarters which could accommodate a 5th person for a brief stay.) Recently renovated by the same architect who did the Art Hotel, the apartment features 15 foot ceilings in the living and dining areas and master bedroom. The apartment also contains some antiques and features art work by several local artists which we encourage you to discover and enjoy as much as we have. With each trip we make, we add to our collection of Argentine art in the apartment.

The apartment has its own private, elegant entrance with marble stairs up to the second floor (considered the 1st floor in Argentina - but there is NO elevator). World class restaurants, cafes, and gourmet grocery and wine shops are all in the neighborhood and within easy walking distance. Two blocks away you can enjoy the café lined Plaza Mitre for an early morning coffee before setting out into one of the most walkable cities in the world; three blocks in the other direction, you’ll find a Metro stop on Avenida Santa Fe. And with the apartment's central location in the city, everything Buenos Aires has to offer is a short taxi ride away.

Please note on some days when we have a guest checking in and out on the same day, the maid will not always finish the cleaning until 4pm, but you may checkin earlier on this understanding.

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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 1
  • 2200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 twin/ single

    Attached unit that used to be the maids quarters. No Aircon...moreless

  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (3), Baby Cribs (1)

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower, bidet

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet

    With hand basin for guest use. Located off entrance hall...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

    Located off the maids quarters...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Hairdryers; Weekly maid service

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR

Theme

  • Historic

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Autumn Foliage
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Near The Ocean

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Heating & Cooling. All main areas individually controlled except there is NO AIRCON in the maids quarters so it can get very hot in summer if used as a 3rd bedroom....moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet:

    Wifi or ethernet connections available in the apartment....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Study Room
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony

Pool / Spa

  • Indoor Hot Tub
  • Jetted Tub

Building Type

  • Building

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Holidays 2016/17
Dec 1 - Feb 28, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,395

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
$139 $165
Sat, Sun
$895

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Cleaning & Linen fee $85
  • Check in fee $50

Notes:

The base rates are for 2 guests. NO SMOKING allowed. Checkout at 10am on day of departure. No check-in before 4pm. Check-in after 10am and before 4pm is sometimes possible but maid may still be cleaning from prior guest. Additional terms as per the rental agreement supplied at time of rental quotation. If you require very early check in or late check out then you need to book and pay for the extra days.


Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.


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Last updated: 09/26/2016
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Location

25 Miles
Nearest Airport
International
500 Metres
Nearest Barpub
Various
5 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
To Uruguay
300 Metres
Nearest Train
Subway (SUBTE)
25 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
Cafes in street & next door

Car: Not Necessary

For great shopping. From the apartment walk down Juncal and over Pueyrredon for about 7 blocks until you get to Avenue Coronel Diaz. Turn left towards Ave Santa Fe and in 3 blocks your will come to Alto Palermo Shopping Center. The best value things to buy are from the local Argentine shops and chains rather than the international brands.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2009

About the owner: I fell in love with Buenos Aires and bought this beautiful apartment in the historic and charming area of Recoleta. You can share some of the excitement and interest I discovered by renting this truly unique and beautifully furnished home away from home (greater than 2,200 Sq foot) apartment yourself.

Why the Owner Chose Recoleta, Buenos Aires, Autonomous City of Buenos Aires, Argentina:
I think Buenos Aires is the most vibrant cosmopolitan city in South America. Recoleta is probably the best known part of Buenos Aires with everyone wanting to visit the famous cemetery just a few blocks away from my apartment.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
Loads of fabulous restaurants, coffee shops, supermarkets and art galleries are nearby and you are close to public transport to the city via bus or subway (subte) is 300 meters. There are buses within 25 meters of the front door. The popular shopping precinct of Santa Fe ave is just a 5 minute stroll from the apartment. You are surrounded by beautiful classic Buenos Aires architecture on every corner.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Main Bedroom with K/Size bed, loft Study above walk in robes & vanity at rear

    Main Bedroom with K/Size bed, loft Study above walk in robes & vanity at rear

  • Looking towards Dining room

    Looking towards Dining room

  • Beautiful vaulted ceilings in Dining & Living Room

    Beautiful vaulted ceilings in Dining & Living Room

  • Dining room view to living room

    Dining room view to living room

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

  • Visitor vanity & lavatory off main landing

    Visitor vanity & lavatory off main landing

  • Dining room view from kitchen

    Dining room view from kitchen

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Master Bedroom with loft study above

    Master Bedroom with loft study above

  • Second Bedroom

    Second Bedroom

  • Authentic Buenos Aires with your own private entrance and cafes next door

    Authentic Buenos Aires with your own private entrance and cafes next door

  • Main living room

    Main living room

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Dining room

    Dining room

  • View of Dining & Living room

    View of Dining & Living room

  • The landing entrance hall to the apartment.

    The landing entrance hall to the apartment.

  • Kitchen looking to rear courtyard

    Kitchen looking to rear courtyard

  • Walk in robes and bathroom vanity off main bedroom

    Walk in robes and bathroom vanity off main bedroom

  • Master Bedroom with loft study above and walk in robes and vanity in rea

    Master Bedroom with loft study above and walk in robes and vanity in rea

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Loft Study with wifi and ethernet modem. Work desk & TV

    Loft Study with wifi and ethernet modem. Work desk & TV

  • Maids Bedroom

    Maids Bedroom

  • Floorplan showing main level on 2d floor (US) and loft areas

    Floorplan showing main level on 2d floor (US) and loft areas

VRBO #141730

This listing was first published here in 2007.

Date last modified - Monday, September 26, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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