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Casa Don Carlos a Gorgeous Colonial House!

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Last updated: 01/30/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 2-6)

Casa Don Carlos, your vacation dream house!

Imagine your Nicaraguan getaway set in a beautifully unique and tranquil location… The warm evening air filled with the sound of cascading water, eating your meals in an open-air garden, walking a few blocks to the charming Central Park…

This Spanish Colonial house was fully restored in 2007. It is located in a wonderful neighborhood of Granada City, Nicaragua. The exquisite details of this three-bedroom home include beautifully intricate colonial tiled floors, Spanish architecture, an interior courtyard with a peaceful garden ornamented with a Spanish fountain and a volcanic rocks cascade to create a perfect peaceful sound.
The hand carved Nicaraguan furnishing, integrated arches between the living-room area and the corridors give the house a very open and airy ambience and allows the eye to enjoy all the exquisite details that surround the interior of the house.

The layout is open-air style. The kitchen is set between the corridors surrounding the courtyard and the living-room area. The two bedrooms are tucked away on the first floor sharing one full bathroom. Both rooms are equipped with full size beds and air conditioning.

The Master Suite has a queen size bed, a private elegant full bathroom, spacious closets, air conditioning, and is located on the second floor. It has access to a porch surrounded by beautiful verandahs to enjoy sitting down having your breakfast, relaxing, preparing for the day, drinking the excellent Nicaraguan coffee, listening to the birds and the sound of the beautiful morning filtering down into the courtyard.

One of the most enchanting features of Casa Don Carlos is on the 3rd floor. The “ Mirador” offers a beautiful view of the Mombacho Volcano with all the wild hills which allows you to see although from afar, the northwest of the oldest Colonial city of the American continent..

Casa Don Carlos is the perfect place to call your home as you explore this rich and beautiful country and begin your memorable vacation. Although described as Colonial, this beautiful house presents some modern characteristics that were added during reconstruction by the owner which is a very talented architect. Inspired by the beautiful Greek beach houses he added an interior arch between the living-room and corridors thus creating a more open and exotic space. The kitchen area moved from the back of the house toward the corriodors allowing a more cozy cooking atmosphere surrounded by family and friends. Moving the kitchen toward the patio needed some adjustments, therefore this house does not have a dining room area. A more modern note to this colonial design is given by the addition of a large counter and full bar that can be used as dining space. The patio is also equipped with a full bar so that you may enjoy a relaxed evening atmosphere without the need to go into the house to make your drinks. You will find this re-design very pleasing, combining perfectly the colonial style with the modern, adequate for the new living standards of our times. ~


Member since: 2008

Speaks: english
Calendar last updated: 01/30/2017

Property Type

  • House

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Events Allowed
  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Considered:

    we consider pets, just let us know what kind of pet you have and if properly trained...moreless

  • Smoking Allowed:

    Smoking allowed only in the patio area, never in bedrooms....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Catering Available

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included
  • Concierge
  • Private Chef


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 2-6

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Things to do nearby: 3 miles away from the house you can explore the Mombacho Volcano, which created 365 small volcanic Islands known as 'Isletas' on the Cocibolca Lake - the third biggest fresh-water lake in the world. Laguna de Apoyo (crater lake) last erupted 23000 years ago (nearby 8 miles), Santiago Volcano National Recreational Park Masaya (nearby 10 miles), Bahia San Juan del Sur and the very famous surf pacific coasts Popoyo, Iguana, Guacalito, Santana (nearby 35-50 miles) and few miles away from Costa Rica border. Wishing you a memorable vacation in Granada, Casa Don Carlos ...moreless


  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television


  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Racquetball
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


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


  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


Write a review 5
from 6 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$630 $2,250
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300


House cleaning 5 days per week Mo-Tue-Thur-Fri-Sat except Holidays. 1 indoor parking. ELECTRICITY NOT INCLUDED!!!

Optional services extra cost: Airport Shuttle, Cooking, Tours/Trips.

Manager's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 01/30/2017
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35 Miles
Nearest Airport
0.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.75 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Carretera Panamericana
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Lago Cocibolca

Car: Recommended

Our house is located just a couple of blocks from the Farmer's Market, which is such a big attraction for everyone visiting Granada. It's so much fun to walk to the market and meet the locals. While not precisely in the heart of Granada City it offers that extra privacy and quiet, one needs after a long day full of fun activities. It's still within walking distance of all the lovely places to hang out such as: Parque Central, Pre Colombian Museum, The Cathedral and La Calzada. I guess you just have to come see for yourself!


Manager info

Year Purchased: 2005

About: My name is Oscar R. Goussen native of Granada Nicaragua, I was born 1 block away from Casa Don Carlos and the name of my house was given in memory of my father. I live in Redwood City California with my wife Anca and our son Ancarlos.

Why Granada, Nicaragua:
I bought this house and restored it as a Vacation House because in my opinion Calle Palmira is the gate to Mombacho Volcano and to the Isletas de Assese, close to the Farmer's market, Supermarkets and Downtown. It's probably one of the best locations in Granada as it is not quite in the heart of the City yet it's so close to all best places.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The main benefit when I spend my vacations here is the peacefulness and relaxed atmosphere that soothe my mind, body and soul as a perfect therapy session. My eyes enjoy the view of the house with its elegant details and the amazing scenery. My vacations never seem long enough and I can't wait to come back to this gorgeous, one of a kind home.

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Speaks: english
Calendar last updated: 01/30/2017

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This listing was first published here in 2008.

Date last modified - Sunday, March 26, 2017

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