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Beautiful Home for Rent

Bedrooms 4
Space 4,000 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 - 9 nights


About the property

A stunning home, relaxing in the heart of the city.

One of the favorite homes in Granada. This wonderful home is the place to unwind and relax with 4 large bedrooms, outdoor kitchen, 4 charming bathrooms, Master bedroom has jacuzzi tub, the home features a large swimming pool. Housekeeping services, pool services, internet, cable TV, backup electricity, extra water tanks are included. There is a beautiful balcony from the master bedroom overlooking the pool and property. This house must be seen.

Terry Leary
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 9, 2017

About Terry Leary

I live in Granada and built this wonderful house, but I am now in the process of building a smaller home. My sister and I own the Hotel Casa San Francisco, in Granada, Nicaragua.

Originally from San Francisco, CA, but I have lived and worked overseas for 27 years. I have specialized in development and international assistance in conflict areas. I had no home for many years just moving from war zone to war zone. In January of 2002 I had just finished working in Sierra Leone, West Africa and I needed a break from war. My sister and I came to Nicaragua and fell in love with Granada. We immediately bought 3 properties and then the fun began. We built my house and the hotel at the same time. What an adventure. We have seen Granada grow and it is a wonderful place to live, this is home.

Terry Leary purchased this villa in 2002

Why Terry Leary chose Granada

From the moment you walk into this home the stress falls away, with the beautiful arches to the sparkling water of the pool and the gentle sway of the palm trees.

A very gracious place, TV corner, Sala by the pool, kitchen and dining room by the pool.

What makes this villa unique

Meals can be delivered from our famous international restaurant, Los Chocoyos,

Kitchen overlooking the pool,


Cable TV,

House phone,


Backup electricity and water,

House keeper six days a week, pool maintenance daily.


Granada Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 - bathroom is not attached to bedroom 4
  • 4 full baths, master has a Jacuzzi tub
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Queen size Beds (3), Twin or Single Beds (1) three twins or one king and one single, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) one extra bed available
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • alternative lifestyle
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • jetted tub
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Staff
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
House keeper, Pool Maintenance, Back up electricity system, Extra Water tanks.


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Beautiful Home for Rent
average rating of 4.4545455 based on 11 reviews

Great house

  • 4 of 5

This house in Granada was perfect for our family. Lovely pool. Close to downtown. The family owned restaurant served a delicious breakfast. A couple more comfy chairs or poolside lounge chairs would be a welcome addition to the property.

Jim and Gail from Canada

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I was a pleasure to have you at my home. We would love to see you again. You have nice families.
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Edmonton, Alberta

Breathtaking, Beautiful Home

  • 5 of 5

This is a wonderful place to stay while visiting Granada. I highly recommend Terry's place & will be back for sure on my next visit.

  • Submitted: Nov 8, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Good, not great

  • 4 of 5

This house was nice and was as advertised with regards to location, pool size, and bedrooms/bathrooms. The house was very secure which is nice for Granada.

We (Dad, Mom, 2 year old, and 4 month old) stayed for 5 nights. We enjoyed the pool and the location which is very near the main cathedral.

I rate this as a 4 of 5 because some of the finishes of the house were sub-par given the price of the house. The kitchen supplies were thin including dull knives and a lack of cookware and dinnerware. All-in-all it was a pleasant stay but for the price I would entertain some other options before deciding to book this house again.

This being said, I don't think the house description is misleading and the owner was available to answer any questions we had. Again, at this price point I expected a slightly higher quality.

This was also the only place I have ever rented in Granada so I have personally no knowledge of other rentals in the area.

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2016
  • Stayed: January 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Minneapolis, MN, USA

Best Part of our Trip

  • 4 of 5

We have been to Granada three times and our family of five agreed that this was the best place yet! There were so many reasons that made it that way:

The home is beautiful and authentic. We were so pleased with the master suite on the second level and that each bedroom has its own bathroom. Most house pools in Granada are very small, so our three kids were thrilled with the HUGE pool at this home. The maid was a great asset and even washed our clothes. The location is ideal. We easily walked to almost everything right in the city. If you are an avid cook even when you're on vacation, you might find the kitchen a bit primitive...give in and go out to eat:)

The owner of the home, Terry, also owns the hotel around the corner. We took advantage of the wonderful services offered. Besides the great breakfasts at the hotel restaurant and the tapas at Bocadillos, they helped us find our driver, Leonel. He not only picked us up from the airport in a big new Toyota Hiace (seating for 12) but also drove us around the Granada area all week. No driving stress for us, which is fairly high in Nicaragua (there aren't many street signs and roads can be bad) AND Leonel brought us to see really neat sites and restaurants. The kids had fun trying the potter's wheel at a potter's house in the pueblos blancos...we never would've found that on our own.

Thanks, Terry, for letting us stay in your home and experience life in Granada. We loved it!

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2015
  • Stayed: December 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location and pool

  • 4 of 5

The house has a beautiful and good-sized swimming pool. The location is fabulous for the very walkable town of Granada; we also enjoyed its proximity to the Spa/Yoga spot that offered wonderful yoga classes and inexpensive massages and a gym and two of the best breakfast spots - the Garden Cafe and the Waffle House.

There were some maintenance issues with the home: we had to go about getting the wireless internet fixed (it was wired improperly) and getting more toilet paper for the house when we arrived as there wasn't enough there already. The microwave didn't work, missing light bulbs, and these sorts of minor maintenance issues can be better addressed. The master bedroom is gorgeous, as is one of the bedrooms that doesn't have its own bathroom but the other two bedrooms were a bit drab.

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2014
  • Stayed: November 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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flamingo, costa rica

Wonderful Home and Helpful People

  • 5 of 5

We spent three days in this great house. The floor plan is awesome and each room had a private bathroom and plenty of room. The location is very convenient. The property management company was so helpful as I was traveling with my disabled Aunt. Thank You!

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2014
  • Stayed: November 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Managua. We can arrange transportation
Nearest Barpub
Around the corner. Casa San Francisco Hotel
Nearest Ferry
40 Miles
In Granada, it goes to Ometepe or San Carlos
Nearest Restaurant
Casa San Francisco Hotel
Nearest Beach
55 Miles
San Juan del Sur 1hr and 15 minutes
Car: not necessary

This home is located in the historical district of Granada. 2 blocks from the main square, close to museums, restaurants and all shopping.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 10.0%

In order to hold the property a credit card number and expiration date must be provided.

To reserve the house give a credit card number and expiration date but payment is in bank transfer or cash only.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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