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Iguana House, Large Ocean Front, 3BR/3BA

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Last updated: 03/22/2017
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  • Minimum stay:4-5 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Manager
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6

Iguana house narrative
May 26, 2014

Imagine a man who so loved his house that he brought it all the way from the mainland, across 35 miles of sea, risking complete disintegration of the structure, and, finally, planting it in a beautiful spot on the Isla Bonita, 4 ½ north of San Pedro, where it was eventually renovated by an American architect from whom the current owners bought it, amidst stories and legends that had arisen around the house over its long life.

This is a totally renovated, 3-bedroom, 3-bath house with a spacious living/dining room, and a modern kitchen. it can accommodate up to six people comfortably. It has over a thousand square feet of deck which faces the reef just beyond the front gate. The sea breeze makes it a great place to hang out and enjoy the sun and the sea; and the reef beckons one to kayak and snorkel and fish. The private pier has been rebuilt and a modest swimming feature has been added.

Fishing trips, tours to amazing snorkeling and diving sites as well as adventures to the mainland to visit Mayan ruins, can be taken right from the front door of the iguana house. Or you can take out a kayak and have your own adventure on the reef.

This is a neighborhood house and, although you are about four and a half miles from San Pedro, you’ll find friendly neighbors, great restaurants and a convenient grocery store within walking distance. If you need to go to town, there is a regular coastal ferry service which makes the run to and from town. Private water taxis are also available. Golf carts can be rented by the day or the week and, although the roads can be rough, are often the most convenient option. The most cost effective option will be determined by how many people are traveling together.

It’s private at the iguana house, but not remote.

Some of the rates you might anticipate are as follows:

Weekly rate for golf cart: $350.00us

Coastal express: $7.00us, one way, per person, to or from San Pedro

Private water taxi: $40us (up to six persons), one way to or from San Pedro

The owners, Jim and Nicky, are committed to providing you with the orientation, support and availability that will make your Caribbean vacation wonderful.
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Member since: 2011

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/22/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 2600 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Family
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Duty Free Shops
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Reefs
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    Experience sun rise from the front deck or your private pier. On a clear night, stars over the Sea are horizon to horizon....moreless

  • Beachfront:

    Uninterrupted views are yours from your front door; walk for miles along the beach ....moreless

  • Ocean View:

    Sit on the deck and watch the calm turquoise waters of the Caribbean....moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    The Barrier Reef is a half mile from the house. Beyoind the breaking waves, the more serious waters of the Caribbean begin. Take the kayaks out to the surf and snorkle....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Paragliding
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Spelunking
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bottled Water
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Telephone:

    Cell Phone for your use....moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe:

    2- 2 men Kayaks...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.8
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Peak Season 2017
Jan 3 - May 31, 2017
4 night min stay
$400
Thanksgiving 2017
Nov 20 - Nov 27, 2017
5 night min stay
$450
Christmas 2017
Dec 20 - Jan 3, 2018
5 night min stay
$450
Peak Season 2018
Jan 4 - May 31, 2018
4 night min stay
$400
My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
$325

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee $125
  • Tax Rate 9%

Notes:

Cancellation Policy In the event the Guest requests a cancellation of this Agreement for any reason, the Owners will undertake reasonable efforts to re-rent the property. If the property is re-rented in-full to a third party, the deposit less 15% of the gross rental amount, will be returned to the defaulting party. If the property is re-rented for less than the original amount, the deposit less 15


Manager's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting manager when booking


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Last updated: 03/22/2017
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Location

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4.5 Miles
Nearest Airport
SAN PEDRO
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
MAYA BAR
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
RENDEZVOUS RESTAURANT

Car: Not Necessary

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 2008

About: The Iguana House is a team effort: Christina does the bookings, sends out the rental agreements and directs the payment options. She works for CNF Catering, a lovely company owned by my sister, and her main love is fashion. We (Jim and Nicky) are on the island and make sure our guests are properly oriented and settled in. Nicky is from Rugby, England ("...where the game was invented") and I'm from Santa Fe, New Mexico. We met in Santa Fe 10 years ago while Nicky was visiting. Between us, we have 6 grown kids and four grandchildren (and counting). I bought this house in 2008 when Nicky and I were visiting. We looked at condos and apartments, but wanted something with more character and possibilities, and also a fence for our dogs. Only a free standing home could offer that and the Iguana House was perfect. We discovered how much it sucked to be without water and we added a fifty thousand gallon cistern which provides filtered rainwater year round. And as the Iguana House became more popular, we added an owner's cottage at the rear of the property. Nicky is happiest when engaged with people and she offers our quests information with charm and humor. In fact, our guests often mention her in the reviews. She makes the guests feel as though they were the only ones to ever visit the Iguana House. She is well-loved and well connected on the island. Together, we want to provide our guests the best Caribbean vacation possible.

Why San Pedro, Belize:
Have a real, home from home caribbean vacation.


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Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/22/2017

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Photos

  • Morning View November 4, 2014

    Morning View November 4, 2014

  • front porch

    front porch

  • Sunrise.

    Sunrise.

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • South side bedroom.

    South side bedroom.

  • Upstairs Suite

    Upstairs Suite

  • Exotic- wood kitchen (full)

    Exotic- wood kitchen (full)

  • 2x2 persons kayaks to adventure to the reef.

    2x2 persons kayaks to adventure to the reef.

  • Swimming area.

    Swimming area.

  • Sunset

    Sunset

  • 2 story Beach House amazing views!

    2 story Beach House amazing views!

  • taken from the front yard

    taken from the front yard

  • Upstairs  Suite

    Upstairs Suite

  • Masterbed Shower, Walk in closit

    Masterbed Shower, Walk in closit

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • washer dryer

    washer dryer

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