Private Beach House Located at the Corner of Peace and Quiet on the Beach!!!(43 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
About the Property
House, 3 Bedrooms + Loft, 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 9)
The location is what makes this small community so special. With the ocean on one side, the Ostional wildlife area on the other and the Nosara River meets the Pacific Ocean near by, the area is a Mecca for wildlife. Because of the peaceful coexistence between the home owners and the natural surroundings, the wildlife literally comes to the door of the house. If you are looking for private seclusion surrounded by peace and quiet, this is it. That is until a flock of parrots land in the tree above and the neighborhood monkey troop join in, then it gets a little noisy, but they were there first.
The house is a one minute walk to the beach and is located around the corner from the original Casa de Memphis I. (Some people perfer to rent two seperate houses at the same time so as to lessen “family dymanics”) Constructed in the style of the surrounding community; this one story two bedroom house is set up for the traveling family. One bedroom has a queens size bed and the other has two set of custom made punk beds. Both bedrooms have private baths with walk in showers. There is a twin bed in the main room up in the loft. There is also a private one bedroom cabina with its own private bathroom, garden, hammock and outdoor furniture that is only accessed by a private bridge over a stream. Together they will sleep 9 people. Both the house and the cabina are fully air conditioned, and has all of the amenities of home including, private pool, beach towels, beach chairs, cable TV, wireless internet, fully equipped kitchen, outdoor grill, pool chairs, telephone, monitored alarm system and more. The house and cabina are only rented out together, never separately.
Important: The house has a water storage system that will supply all of your water needs when local water company is forced to shut off the entire water system in times of draught during the evening hours. This usually happens around 16:00 and is not turned back on until the system fills back up the next morning. This is a big issue to most of the other houses that do not have this system. Casa de Memphis guest will never even know it!
Because the house sits at the end of a road there is no through traffic, noise or the associated dust commonly found elsewhere.
Security: Costa Ricans are by nature a very passive people. That said petty theft is an on going issue. Nothing neutralizes this issue more than common since. CdM I & II have monitored alarm systems and 400 pounds safes bolted to the floor. No other house available for rent has this level of security.
Tired of cooking? We can arrange for a private chef to do all of the shopping, come to the house and prepare the menu of your choice at a mere fraction of what dinning out would be. This is the best bargain in Nosara and the wife of the owner of the house takes full advantage of this. Imagine, someone comes to the house at 17:00 (5PM), cleans, prepares dinner, cleans up afterwards and departs by 20:00 (8PM). Cost: $25 plus groceries. Tell us what you want and we will make it happen.
NOTE: Nosara, like many other beach communities, is experiencing a building boom. The northern end of Playa Pelada, where the house is located, is the only location free from the early morning construction noise, truck traffic and the associated dust. Dust is a serious issue from December to May. While there is very little traffic in front of the house we still apply molasses to the road out front to seal off the dust. Place smells like pancakes.
Booking: There are two ways to book Casa de Memphis I or II. VIA OWNER: simply send the owner an email stating which house and what dates you want. His reply will confirm the dates and the rate. If this is agreeable then the owner will send you a rental agreement to print out, read, sigh and return with a deposit in the form of a US dollar check or Canadian post order. 60 days prior to your arrival you will send in the whole rental fee. Your deposit converts to a security deposit and is refunded back to you after you depart. VIA CREDIT CAED: VRBO now has a book it now feature where you can use a credit card for the whole process. You will need to purchase a $49 security deposit policy that is non refundable. The choice is yours. For more information call us or scroll down just above the photos for the link to the house's website.
901-628-8551 CST USA
Keywords: Beach, Beach House, House, bungalow, Vacation Rental, Playa Pelada
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Member since: 2007
- 2000 sq. ft.
Perfect place for two couples with kids. The master bedroom is one of the two bedrooms in the house. The second bedroom is set up for 4 kids and has its own bathroom. The remaining bedroom is infact a quiet cabena out back over the private bridge. One more can sleep in the loft above the main room....moreless
- Pets Considered
- Vacation Rental
- Catering Available
- Private Chef
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Wheelchair Accessible
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 9
- Queen size Beds (2) One located in the master bedroom and the other in the cabana out back., Twin or Single Beds (1) located up in the loft, Child Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1) A crib and play pen can be ready onsite with prior notice, Bunk Beds (2) Two sets of bunk beds are in the second bedroom. ...moreless
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- Beach Chairs, Beach Towels, Large security safe for laptop computers, (This is a very important feature that most houses do not have and if they do they are not big enough to get a laptop computer into. Always ask about this) Important: The house has a water storage system that will supply all of your water needs when local water company is forced to shut off the entire water system in times of draught during the evening hours. This usually happens around 16:00 and is not turned back on until the system fills back up the next morning. This is a big issue to most of the other houses that do not have this system....moreless
- DVD Player
- Away From It All
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
No one in Nosara is allowed to build within 200 meters of the high tide line. CdM II is a beautiful two minute walk through this exclusion zone to the beach enjoying the birds and monkeys above....moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Equestrian Events
- Fly Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 9 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Broadband Access
- Clothes Dryer:
- Free Long Distance:
- Hair Dryer
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
- Parking Off Street:
- Catering Available:
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Deck / Patio
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My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Property Damage Protection $59
All prices are in US dollars. There is a $75 cleaning fee on reservation less than 5 nights. The cabina is only rented out with the main house, never separately. If you rent the main house and choose not to make use of of the cabina you can rest assured that no one else will use it. Your house, your call!
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Yoga, Nature walks, Zip line, Canopy tours, Monkey Watching, ATV rental and tours, yacking with locals, language instruction and riding horses through the jungle and on to the beach. There is a bat cave near by and numerous trails to explore that wind through the jungle.
Year Purchased: 2010
About the owner: The House is owned by David & Mary Caywood. David flies for FedEx and Mary is a retired advertising executive. They own two house's, known as CdM I & II. This is their favorivte of the two and they stay here three months of the year.
Why the Owner Chose Playa Pelada, Costa Rica:
We bought the original Casa de Memphis I in 2007 and naturally we got to know the area and many of the locals very well. One of them was our neighbor, Richard Moffat. Mary loved Richards’s house and so when he decided to move closer to his son in the central valley, we bought the house and it became known as Casa de Memphis II. The two houses are just around the corner from one another, only 75 yards apart.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
We enjoy walking to everything. Because the roads are so convoluted most people use the beach to get around. After a while you learn the trails through the jungle and the result is that the community is not so fragmented.
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The back of the house with the newly extended patio right up to the pool.
Looking out back in light rain at sunset
The kitchen/dinning area
Master Bedroom. This room now have fully functioning roll down blinds
One of the two full bathrooms
The cabina out back at night. The only access to it is via a private bridge.
A rare aerial shot of the river entering the Pacific Ocean, just meters From CdM
The regularly scheduled 6:00PM sunset, each and every day outside the front door
Kids love the pools marine life left behind by the high tide.
Mother and child walking down Playa Pelada looking toward the rock island.
Talk about fresh!!
The sign out front. Because there are no addresses, houses have names.
The front of the house. There is no through traffic on the road in front.
Main room. All of the furniture in the house was handmade specifically for CdMII
The bunkroom sleeps four and has a private bath. The beds can be slid together.
The private bridge to your private cabina with AC, Hammock, Queen bed and bath
The cabina is only rented along with the main house. Never separately.
The 18:00 regularly scheduled sunset just outside the door of Casa de Memphis
No shortage of exotic birds in Costa Rica and Playa Pelada has it's share
The view of the north end of Playa Pelada Looking south. Few if any people.
Jr. bringing it home for lunch.
An arial photo of the eight houses that make up Playa Pelada North.
This is a photo of Casa de Memphis I just around the corner. Monkeys everywhere
This listing was first published here in 2010.
Date last modified - Sunday, March 26, 2017
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