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Luxury 6 Bedroom House in the Colonial Heart of Cartagena

(15 Reviews)

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Last updated: 05/16/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:12
  • Bedrooms:6
  • Bathrooms:8
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

House, 6 Bedrooms, 8 Baths, (Sleeps 12)

The exclusive Casa del Virrey Eslava development is set within the ancient city walls of Cartagena in the charming San Diego neighborhood. The development has receptionist/concierge, garage (Casa Catalina has 2 reserved spaces), Health Center with exercise room, Turkish bath, sauna, jaccuzzi, sun roof, 2 swimming pools.
Casa Catalina is a new townhouse of approximately 400 square meters or about 4,500 square feet (inside) with elegantly decorated indoor living space.

The house has four levels and sleeps 12 people. It has 5 bedrooms and a media room/den which can be used as bedroom. All rooms have a/c, a ceiling fan, closet space and private bathroom. 1 room has a king size bed, 5 rooms have 2 single beds which can be used joined or separately. The bedrooms are one on the first floor, 2 on the second floor, 3 (2 bedrooms plus den) on the third floor. The den has its own private terrace with sitting area.

Every room has a Sony flat screen TV (52 – 65 inches), connected directly to the internet, home theatre system, Blu-ray DVD player and ipod docking station. In addition, two rooms have international/region free DVD players. There are 4 Dell computers with 22 inch screens, Skype ready, 2 printers, 2 fax/printers, wireless internet connection throughout the house.

First floor has an impressive double height living room/dining room (approx. 65 square meters). It has a stereo system (ipod, CD player, Revel speakers). Direct access from either living room or dining room to outside patio and private swimming pool. The patio has a comfortable sitting area under palm trees. Also on the first floor is the fully stocked modern kitchen incl. wine fridge, large cooking area and extensive kitchen ware. The china is for 24 settings.

The roof terrace, with a large private jaccuzzi, daybed and cushioned benches, has a beautiful view to the ocean and surrounding buildings of the old city. It has an inbuilt kitchen with a large BBQ grill, small range, fridge, ice maker, cooling drawers and dishwasher. The eating area can be set up under the pergola and palm trees. The terrace has a separate stereo system with 4 Yamaha loudspeakers.

Smoking is not allowed inside the house.

The house comes with 3 house employees (including a cook).

The house is not suitable for bachelor parties.

Keywords: Great location, superb comfort, private pool in patio and private Jacuzzi on rooftop, rooftop BBQ, top electronics: 6 LCD TV (52 inch and larger), wireless, 4 computers, printers, Vonage phone.
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Member since: 2011

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 05/16/2017

Property Type

  • House

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 12
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    6 years. House is not suitable for Bachelor parties. ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking only allowed on terraces and rooftop....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    House comes with 2 cats....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12

Bathrooms: 8 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Common Bar and Wine fridge. Cigar Humidor. Honor system: replace what you used or pay nominal fee. All en suite bathrooms have hair dryers....moreless


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library:

    CDs and 2 iPods....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Hi Def LCD TVs 52 - 65 inches with surround sound...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Video Library:

    About 200 DVDs, mostly Bluray. 2 International (code free) DVD players....moreless


  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Boating
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing

Location Type

  • Monument View:

    Located half a block away from colonial city wall and one of the entrances into the old city....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area


  • Air Conditioning:

    individual control in each room...moreless

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer:

    to be operated only by the service personel of the house...moreless

  • Computer Available:

    4 Dell computers with 22 inch screen. Skype preloaded....moreless

  • Covered Parking
  • Free Long Distance:

    2 Vonage lines: free call to landlines in 60 countries and cell phones in the US....moreless

  • Garage:

    2 spaces...moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    towels also provided...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    limited spaces available in small parking lot across from condominium entrance...moreless

  • Telephone:

    2 local lines, 2 Vonage lines....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    to be operated only by service personel of the house...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Wireless in whole house....moreless


  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher:

    (3) 2 in kitchen, 1 on roof top...moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Cook is one of the house employees. China and cutlery is for 24 settings....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator:

    Full refrigerator and full freezer...moreless


  • Balcony:

    Private terrace with sitting area off den/movie room/bed room. Balcony off master bedroom....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Patio on ground floor with sitting area, swimming pool and private shower. Deck by roof top jacuzzi. Patio with kitchen, BBQ grill and dining area on roof top. Private shower and restroom on roof top....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    in patio on ground floor of the house...moreless

  • Sauna:

    SPA and Gym in condominium common area...moreless



from 15 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Taxes Not included


Price various from 1,000 per night (for 7 days) to 2,500 per night over the holidays. Typical average is 1,500.

50% at time of reservation

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 05/16/2017
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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

Why the Owner Chose San Diego (San Diego, Cartagena de Indias, Bolivar, Colombia):
Beautiful old town (UNESCO World Heritage site), great restaurants and shopping, close to all water sports. Easy and safe walking access to shops and restaurants within the colonial city. Friendly and welcoming local population.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Great place to relax; very comfortable house, enough space to have all guests enjoy time together, but allowing for privacy as well in comfortable rooms and sitting areas. Great location in old town, close to restaurants, shops. Hotels, San Tobirio Church and entrance gate to old town.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 05/16/2017

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  • Living room

    Living room

  • Private swimming pool

    Private swimming pool

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Master Bedroom bathroom

    Master Bedroom bathroom

  • Typical wall in bedrooms

    Typical wall in bedrooms

  • Terrace third floor outside Den

    Terrace third floor outside Den

  • Jacuzzi on roof top

    Jacuzzi on roof top

  • Rooftop BBQ kitchen

    Rooftop BBQ kitchen

  • Patio / swimming pool

    Patio / swimming pool

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • Downstairs bedroom

    Downstairs bedroom

  • Typical Bedroom

    Typical Bedroom

  • Den / movie room / library / bedroom

    Den / movie room / library / bedroom

  • Rooftop dining

    Rooftop dining

  • Property Entrance

    Property Entrance

VRBO #377051

This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Thursday, May 25, 2017

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